Explosions in Ghana kill several, injure hundreds

Accra - A tanker delivering natural gas caught fire in Ghana's capital Accra on Saturday, triggering two explosions that were heard across the city causing fires that forced local residents to flee. Police said the...

Liberian presidential election heading towards Weah vs Boakai run-off

Special report by David S. Menjor Official preliminary results in the presidential election, announced by the National Elections Commission (NEC) yesterday, showed Sen. George Manneh Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) leading his nearest...

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...

“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...

Soccer: FIFA orders replay of South Africa and Senegal World Cup clash in November...

AFP: The world's soccer governing body FIFA on Wednesday ordered a World Cup qualifier between South Africa and Senegal to be replayed after the referee was banned for match fixing. The November 2016 tie, which...

FLASHPOINT: Most powerful bomb blast ever in Somalia’s capital kills over 300

The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia's capital killed at least 231 people with more than 275 injured, a senator said Sunday, making it the deadliest single attack in this Horn of...

#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...

USAfrica: declaration of independence by Anglophone Cameroon, Biya troops kill 25

USAfricaonline.com sources informed us that the declaration of independence by the English speaking section of Cameroon today October 1, 2017, has seen a severe clampdown and killing of at least 25 persons by the...

USAfrica: Mrs. Obiano  predicts her husband will win reelection in November  

USAfrica: Mrs. Obiano  predicts her husband will win reelection in November   Special to USAfrica and CLASSmagazine http://usafricaonline.com/2017/10/15/usafrica-mrs-obiano-predicts-husband-will-win-reelection-november/ The wife Governor of Anambra State Osodieme Ebelechukwu V. Obiano has said in Houston, Texas, that she believes her...

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...

USAfrica: Buhari says “Those who are agitating for [Biafra] were not born by 1967”

USAfrica: Buhari says "Those who are agitating for were not born by 1967" National address by Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari, on October 1, 2017 Special to USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston • @USAfricaLive • @Chido247 October 1st remains...

Sex-ual Harassment and the Weinstein allegations. By Attorney Patrick Chukelu

Sex-ual Harassment and the Weinstein allegations. By Attorney Patrick Chukelu, contributing editor of USAfrica Prof. Anita Hill's salacious testimony against the confirmation of Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court was unprecedented. 42 U.S.C. 2000e ( Title...

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...

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...

USAfrica: Nigeria’s Middlebelt in support of restructuring, says Ibrahim Bunu

USAfrica: Nigeria's Middlebelt in support of restructuring, says Ibrahim Bunu Special to USAfrica (Houston) • @USAfricaLive • @Chido247 On September 15, 2017, in Kaduna, members of Nigeria's Middlebelt Patriotic Front organized a conversation with a delegation...

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...

Obama on Why Trump’s decision against young immigrants is cruel, wrong

Special to USAfricaonline.com  @USAfricaLive @Chido247 U.S former President Barack Obama on Tuesday September 5, 2017, strongly disagreed with his successor President Donald Trump's decision to, hopefully, force the end of  a program which protects young immigrants...

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...

USAfrica: Battle for NNPC, Ibe Kachikwu and Buhari’s cabal. By Femi Fani-Kayode

Battle for NNPC, Ibe Kachikwu and Buhari's cabal. By Femi Fani-Kayode Special to USAfrica •  @USAfricaLIVE I have little doubt that Ibe Kachikwu, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources and Energy, regrets the day that...

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...

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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...

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...

#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...
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