USAfrica: Nollywood star Chigozie Atuanya’s versatile skills shine alongside Ebube Nwagbo, Queen Nwokoye in...

Nollywood star Chigozie Atuanya’s versatile skills shine alongside Ebube Nwagbo, Queen Nwokoye, Ebele Okaro in "Chetanna" movie premiere in USA By Chido Nwangwu Special to USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 and Twitter.com/Chido247 USAfrica, Houston: One of Africa’s creative and...

Child killed in Anglican church grenade terror attack; several injured near Nairobi.

The blast occurred during a service for young children at the Anglican St. Polycarp church, which lies in Pangani on the outskirts of the Kenyan capital. Blood-stained children’s jackets and shoes lay scattered on the floor, surrounded by remnants of metal walls that were broken and twisted by the force of the explosion. “One child has died and three others have been seriously injured,” Nairobi police chief Moses Nyakwama said. “We suspect it was a grenade.”

Ghana’s President Atta MILLS is DEAD; Vice President John Mahama takes over

 Ghana's President Atta Mills is DEAD; Vice President John Mahama takes over; continent mourns.... Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido, Facebook.com/USAfrica247 n Twitter.com/Chido247 Special to USAfrica multimedia networks,  the USAfrica-powered e-groups of  Nigeria360, IgboEvents, UNNalumni,  and CLASSmagazine Houston. USAfrica, July 24, 2012: The President of the west African country of Ghana, John...

Whitney Houston accidentally drowned in hotel bathtub, complicated by cocaine, heart disease

Whitney Houston accidentally drowned in hotel bathtub, complicated by cocaine, heart disease. 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   Whitney Houston accidentally drowned in the bathtub in her Beverly Hills Hilton suite, the Los Angeles...

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Violent twists: Defiant Gbagbo orders UN, French troops out of Ivory Coast; alternative forces...

Violent twists: Defiant Gbagbo orders, UN and French groups out of Ivory Coast; alternative forces formed by opposition. Special to USAfricaonline.com Defiant Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo ordered UN and French peacekeepers out of the country...

Senegal opposition marches against 85-year-old president Wade’s 3rd term bid. 



Senegal opposition marches against 85-year-old president Wade's 3rd term bid. 

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Bomb thrown into Arabic school in Nigeria’s Delta State ‘wounds 7’

Bomb thrown into Arabic school in Nigeria's Delta State 'wounds 7' Special to USAfricaonline.com,  the USAfrica-powered e-groups of  Nigeria360,  UNNalumni, and CLASSmagazine Houston A bomb was thrown into an Arabic school in mainly Christian southern Nigeria, wounding at least seven, police...

Kenya presidential elections, voting open after gun attacks; threats and tension

Kenya presidential elections, voting open after gun attacks; threats and tension Special to USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston.                                        ...

Achebe, Soyinka, Clark warn Nigeria: Let not this fire spread

Chinua Achebe, Wole Soyinka and Bekederemo-Clark warn Nigeria to "let not this fire spread." Special to USAfricaonline.com,  the USAfrica-powered e-groups of  Nigeria360,  UNNalumni, and CLASSmagazine Houston USAfrica: Three among Nigeria's leading writers, distinguished Professors Chinua Achebe, Wole Soyinka and J.P. Bekederemo-Clark have...

“Jos is real target of Boko Haram, radical Islamists” says Keziah Suwa at 2012...

"Jos is real target of Boko Haram, radical Islamists" says Keziah Suwa at 2012 USAfrica Prayer Breakfast in Houston. Special to USAfricaonline.com,  and CLASSmagazine Houston. The 2012 special guest speaker at the 13th ANNUAL USAfrica PRAYER BREAKFAST in Houston,...

For racist SOCCER actions, Liverpool’s Suarez should be suspended. By Chido Nwangwu

For racist Soccer actions, Liverpool's player Suarez should be suspended.  By Chido Nwangwu, Founder & Publisher of the first U.S-based African-owned newspaper published on the internet USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine, AchebeBooks.com, PhotoWorks.TV  and USAfricaTV. Follow us at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido and Twitter.com/Chido247     USAfrica: A few hours ago, today Saturday...

South Sudan gains independence; amidst worries from northern Sudan

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Soccer: Arsenal cancels match with Nigerian Eagles; “complexities” in Abuja

Arsenal announced that the proposed game has been called off due to "complexities" associated with organising such a game. Local media reports yesterday speculated that the security concerns in the northern part of the country may...

Obama backs $3 billion private sector pledge to feed Africa’s starving populations, agriculture

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President Jonathan says “We will dialogue” with Boko Haram violent Islamic sect

President Jonathan says "We will dialogue" with Boko Haram violent Islamic sect By Tim Cocks, Joe Brock and Felix Onuah Special to USAfricaonline.com,  the USAfrica-powered e-groups of  Nigeria360,  UNNalumni, IgboEvents and CLASSmagazine Houston. Abuja Jan 26, 2012 (Reuters) - Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan challenged...

Smuggler to self-made millionaire

In 1973, Amos Wekesa was born into a family of smugglers fighting to make a living in Uganda. Four decades later and the Ugandan entrepreneur has fought tooth and nail to become a self-made safari millionaire.

Business: As Nigeria overtakes South Africa as the continent’s largest economy, what next?

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SEX TRAFFICKING of Nigerians across west Africa increases, special HRW report

SEX TRAFFICKING of Nigerians across west Africa increases, latest Human Rights Watch report. Special to USAfrica, USAfricaonline.com and CLASSmagazine (Houston) By Chido Nwangwu wt HRW investigations http://usafricaonline.com/2010/08/27/sex-trafficking-westafrica-hrw2010-chido An 18-year-old Nigerian woman said that the woman who trafficked her...

On Africa’s economies and peace, Achebe colloquium calls for good governance, indigenous investments

The Colloquium urges governments in Africa and bold private initiatives to work to grow additional, dedicated indigenous investment and entrepreneurial groups rather than depend largely on foreign aid. To paraphrase one of the keynote speakers, foreign aid is morphine; what is really needed in Africa is a dedicated and thorough operation to remove debilitating poverty that robs the people of their dignity and makes them vulnerable to the manipulation of corrupt, self-serving, and divisive leaders and warlords.

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