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...

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: 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 The wife Governor of Anambra State Osodieme Ebelechukwu V. Obiano has said in Houston, Texas, that she believes her...

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...
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