Tunisia extends state of emergency

The Tunisian presidency announced on Sunday it would extend the country's state of emergency through June, the official Tunisian news agency TAP reported.

Mandela calls Achebe a “great African writer and thinker”

Mandela, others send tributes mourning Achebe Special to USAfrica multimedia networks, and CLASSmagazine, Houston.                                                ...

Africa’s most luxurious safaris

Spotting big beasts in Africa needn't involve roughing it. At these luxury camps, hot showers and clean toilets are as easy to find as big game.

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...

Next basketball star from Africa?

Soccer may be the number one sport in Africa but basketball is growing fast and the NBA is targeting the continent to provide future stars, and tomorrow's fans.

SOCCER: Nigeria, South Africa host world soccer in 2009 and 2010

IFA's Executive Committee has agreed that in 2009, Egypt would host the FIFA under 20 World Cup and that Nigeria would host the FIFA under 17 World Cup. The Nigerian government has already submitted the necessary guarantees to FIFA, assuring that it can host a successful event.

In the light of an icon, my mentor Stanley Macebuh (1942-2010). By Chido Nwangwu

In the light of an icon, my mentor Stanley Macebuh (1942-2010). By Chido Nwangwu, Publisher of USAfrica, and first African-owned, U.S-based newspaper published on the internet USAfricaonline.com USAfrica, March 7, 2011: Dr. Stanley Macebuh, one of my...

Africa’s elderly leaders’ problem

Africa's aging leaders are out of touch with the youth, and by clinging to power they risk being overthrown, writes Mo Ibrahim.

What Africa can learn from China

Robyn Curnow sits down with China's special representative on African Affairs, Zhong Jianhua.

Ethiopia’s Gebre Gebremariam, and Kenya’s Edna Kiplagat win 2010 New York City Marathon.

Ethiopia's Gebre Gebremariam, and Kenya's Edna Kiplagat win 2010 New York City Marathon. Special to USAfricaonline.com Gebre Gebremariam of Ethiopia has won, a few minutes ago, the 2010 New York City Marathon, Kenya's Edna Kiplagat won...
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