Dangerous turn for Egypt as it recovers from jihadists’ attack which massacred 305

Sufi Muslims in Egypt plan to proceed with a major annual celebration despite a Sinai mosque massacre that killed more than 300 people and appeared to have targeted them. While no group has yet claimed...

Showdown begins as Atiku quits Buhari’s APC ahead of 2019 elections

The jockeying for the 2019 presidency in Nigeria has seen the opening of a major and familiar ambition by former vice President Atiku Abubakar (1999-2007), today Friday morning. In an announcement which he signed,...

BrkNEWS: Sacked VP of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, to be sworn in as President this...

75-years-old former Vice President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, will be sworn in as president this Friday November 24, 2017, according to the government-controlled Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC). Mnangagwa is set arrive in the capital city of...

#USAfrica #BrkNews Finally, Zimbabwe’s president MUGABE quits under pressure

#USAfrica #BrkNews Finally, Zimbabwe’s president MUGABE quits under pressure

Teenage bomber kills 50+ at Nigeria mosque; Boko Haram suspected

Teenage bomber kills dozens at Nigeria mosque; Boko Haram suspected. AP -- A teenage suicide bomber attacked worshippers at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, killing at least 50 people, authorities said Tuesday. The young man detonated...

Ide Alex Ekwueme: philosopher and king; visionary and practician. By Chido Nwangwu

Ide Alex Ekwueme: philosopher and king; visionary and practician…. By Dr. Chido Nwangwu “To honor him whom we have made is far from honoring him that hath made us.” It was Michel de Montaigne, the 16th French...

BrkNEWS: Nigeria’s ex-Vice President, pioneer architect, philanthropist Alex Ekwueme, has died

Nigeria's former Vice President, nationalist, pioneer architect, philanthropist and pro-democracy advocate, Dr. Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme, has died at the age of 85. His brother and the traditional ruler of Oko in Anambra State, Igwe Laz Ekwueme,...

USAfrica projects Obiano as RE-ELECTED GOVERNOR of Anambra

USAfrica projects Obiano as RE-ELECTED GOVERNOR of Anambra   Follow USAfrica  at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfricaLive, Twitter.com/USAfricaLive/ and Twitter.com/Chido247 As the dust of partisan competition settles, votes tally and collation of ballots enter their final, critical hours in the hands of Nigeria’s...

USAfrica: Amidst Zimbabwe-Mugabe uncertainty, U.S embassy closed to public

Amidst the uncertainty following the ousting of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe by the country's armed forces, the U.S mission in Harare was closed yesterday. The U.S State Department issued statement, that "Due to ongoing uncertainty...

USAfrica BrkNEWS Zimbabwe military intervention not yet a coup against embattled Mugabe

USAfrica BrkNEWS Zimbabwe military intervention not yet a coup against embattled Mugabe @Chido247 After initial speculation about the "intervention" by Zimbabwe's armed forces earlier today November 15, 2017, the hourly monitoring of the unfolding events by...

#AnambraDebates APC’s Nwoye fails USAfrica fact-check

#AnambraDebates APC’s Nwoye fails USAfrica fact-check During this evening’s Anambra Governorship election debate  (November 12, 2017), USAfrica and USAfricaonline.com Publisher Dr. Chido Nwangwu took fact-checking notes on the heated exchanges, claims, counter-claims.: First, the APC flag...

“Military coup can’t be ruled out”, warns Dabengwa

Zimbabwe's former home affairs minister, now the leader of the opposition ZAPU party, Dumiso Dabengwa, has reportedly said that a military coup "cannot be ruled out" in the country following the sacking of...

26 killed in Texas church massacre deadliest mass shooting

 By Jim Vertuno. Sutherland Springs, Texas (AP): A man dressed in black tactical-style gear and armed with an assault rifle opened fire inside a church in a small South Texas community on Sunday, killing 26...

Kenya on knife’s edge; Odinga dismisses Kenyatta’s 98% “victory” as a “sham”

Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday rejected outright the result of last week's "sham" election, vowing to fight on after the protest-hit poll that handed President Uhuru Kenyatta a landslide win. "This election must...

Trump’s former campaign chair Paul Manafort indicted for conspiracy against U.S

Developing, breaking news.... U.S President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his business associate, Rick Gates, have been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of conspiracy against the United States and...

ISIS claims it executed ambush, killing of Nigerian soldiers

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an ambush which led to the death of eight soldiers in Sassawa village, in the Yobe State capital. A civilian was also killed, while five people sustained injuries...

Nigeria’s former President Jonathan subpoena’d as witness in N400 million Metuh trial

Special to USAfrica Nigeria’s immediate former President Goodluck Jonathan has become the target of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court order to its bailiff to ensure the service of its subpoena on Jonathan...

U.S Senator Corker says Trump is an “utterly untruthful president… debases our country”

Trump 'debases our country,' slams Republican Corker Top Republican Senator Bob Corker on Tuesday escalated his all-out war of words with Donald Trump, slamming the US president as an "utterly untruthful" leader who "debases" his...

Female suicide bombers kill 13 in Nigerian city

Maiduguri - Three female suicide bombers killed 13 people and wounded 16 in the northeastern city of Maiduguri on Sunday, security sources said.The first bomber detonated her explosive belt around 21:45 in front of...

BrkNEWS: Mugabe’s appointment cancelled as WHO goodwill ambassador

Special to USAfrica The World Health Organisation has changed its decision to make Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe its "goodwill ambassador." The appointment was followed by severe criticism from opponents of Mugabe which the WHO director general...

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