First woman Supreme Court Chief Justice in Nigeria takes over.

With a record of achievements and pace-setting, JusticeMukhtar was the first woman to be appointed as justice of the Nigerian Court of Appeal.

Substantially, Achebe inspired my younger generation

Substantially, Achebe inspired my younger generation. By Nkem Ekeopara Special to USAfrica multimedia networks, and CLASSmagazine, Houston.                                            ...

#USAfrica: Black Pumps to honor Ijeoma Okwuchi in Las Vegas

Special to USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 and Twitter.com/Chido247  BlackPumps, an organization of African/Black professional women, will give its woman of the year award to Mrs. Ijeoma Okwuchi, at their event July 31-August 2, 2014 in Las Vegas. In...

Pastor, deacon, 14 others killed at Christmas church services in Nigeria by radical Islamists,...

6 persons were killed and several injured at the Church of Christ in Nations in Potiskum, in Yobe State. The attackers shot the pastor and set the house of worship on fire during the Christmas eve session. At the embattled city of Maiduguri, in Borno state where Boko Haram sect has its biggest base, a church deacon and 5 worshipers at the First Baptist Church were murdered.

Why the Republican Party, conservative values are dying

After returning from a recent Republican Conference where I was the keynote speaker, I couldn’t help but to notice that the average age of most of the attendees was 60 plus. Fact is that many conservative parents and grandparents confess that their children and grandchildren are liberal and want nothing to do with the party of their parents. Given the fact that the future strength of any organization can be determined by the number of young people committed to it causes grave concern for the future of the Republican Party. Why aren’t young people attracted to the Republican Party, and what must the Party do to attract more young people?

‘Appalling’ conditions for Mali refugees

About 70,000 refugees who fled violence in Mali are living in "appalling" conditions in a camp in the middle of the Mauritanian desert, Doctors Without Borders said Friday.

Vaccines, your children and family. By Dr. Genevieve Echeta

USAfrica HEALTHWATCH Vaccines, your children and family. By Genevieve Echeta, PharmD, Rph., a contributing writer on health for USAfrica and CLASSmagazine Special to USAfricaonline.com,  the USAfrica-powered e-groups of  Nigeria360, IgboEvents, UNNalumni,  and CLASSmagazine Houston. Summer is the best time to update your children’s vaccines and...

Food poisoning? Nigeria first lady remains hospitalized in Germany

The source added that she had been expected to return to Nigeria last week, but "the German hospital is insisting on her full recovery before her discharge."

Senegal’s pink ‘Dead Sea’

Senegal's "Pink Lake" is an incredible sight, but it's a tough place to earn a living.

“Why we’re hosting 2011 FESTAC-USA in Houston on Feb 18” – Florence Mkparu

"Why we're hosting the 2011 FESTAC-USA in Houston on Feb 18" - Florence...

As Boko Haram attacks, Nigeria’s President sacks security adviser, defence minister

New security adviser is Sambo Dasuki, a retired colonel, prominent northerner and cousin to the Sultan of Sokoto, Nigeria's highest Muslim spiritual figure; as President sacks security adviser, defence minister.

Is Sanusi excusing Northern Nigeria’s failings and domination? By Ben Aduba

Sanusi's second point seems that to blame the North for Nigerian failings is futile because the British held down the North while allowing the South a free hand in education. The Northern leaders who led Nigeria such as Babangida were actually guided by southerners. Do not blame the North.

Venus and Serena Williams to play in South Africa

The world's most famous superstar lawn tennis players Venus and Serena Williams have expressed joy at the scheduled opportunity for them to play at an exhibition tennis match in Johannesburg in November 2012, USAfricaonline.com has learned. “We’re extremely excited to be coming to South Africa”, Venus affirmed in a statement about the events which will take them to the great Mandela's country. The November schedule will also see a first: Venus and Serena will play against each other for the first time in Africa.

USAfrica: Alex Otti gets endorsement of Abia groups in U.S

Alex Otti gets endorsement of Abia groups in U.S By Chido Nwangwu, USAfrica Special to USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow Twitter.com/Chido247,  Facebook.com/USAfricaChido As the battle over who will lead Abia State in 2015 gets into its critical phase, an influential meeting...

Nicki Minaj releases ‘Anaconda’ video with Drake; warning: raunchy, controversial

Nicki Minaj releases 'Anaconda' video with Drake; warning: raunchy, controversial   Special to USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 and Twitter.com/Chido247   Nicki Minaj who has several number one hits has released her much teased "Anaconda." video set in a...

Huge fire shuts down Kenyatta International Airport

Huge fire shuts down Kenyatta International Airport Special to  USAfricaonline.com and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow Twitter.com/Chido247, Facebook.com/MandelaAchebeChido Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247   Nairobi: A huge fire has grounded operations at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport ( JKIA), Nairobi. Arrival and take off of planes are affected...

Beyoncé writes Michelle Obama a public, hand-written letter

Beyoncé writes Michelle Obama a public, hand-written letter Special to USAfricaonline.com,  the USAfrica-powered e-groups of  Nigeria360, IgboEvents, UNNalumni,  and CLASSmagazine Houston. Follow us at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido and Twitter.com/Chido247 USAfrica: 30-year-old Beyoncé, superstar singer, actress, songwriter, producer, wife of rap mogul Jay Z and mother of baby daughter Blue...

Senegal’s opposition leader calls for unity ahead of March 18 run-off vote

Senegal's opposition leader calls for unity ahead of March 18 run-off vote Special to USAfricaoline.com AFP - Senegal's Macky Sall on Wednesday strove to unite the opposition behind him for a March 18 presidential run-off after emerging...

S. African town accused of promoting apartheid

More than two decades after the death of the systematic racial discrimination policy of apartheid, a community living southeast of South Africa's capital Pretoria is being accused of trying to keep its racist ideals alive.

Nelson Mandela lived as a moral colossus. By Bishop Desmond Tutu

Nelson Mandela lived as a moral colossus. By Bishop Desmond Tutu. Special to USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston.        Follow Twitter.com/Chido247,  Facebook.com/USAfricaChido I can't believe it – but, yes, it's true. Madiba, who blessed us and the world so richly,...

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