CATEGORY: AFRICA


USAfrica: World Bank to inject $57billion into Africa Financing package

USAfrica: World Bank to inject $57billion into Africa Financing package

The World Bank plans to inject $57b into Africa Financing package spread next three years; includes $45b from International Development Association. Special to USAfricaonline.com...


USAfrica: Soyinka writes Derek Walcott lamented Caribbean, African cycle of brutal misrule of dictators

USAfrica: Soyinka writes Derek Walcott lamented Caribbean, African cycle of brutal misrule of dictators

USAfrica: Prof. Wole Soyinka writes a tribute to Derek Walcott, noting the late writer  and recipient of the Nobel Prize for literature lamented Caribbean, African...


APGA backs Obiano for 2nd term; appoints new officers

APGA backs Obiano for 2nd term; appoints new officers

APGA backs Obiano for  2nd term; appoints new officers Special to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com  @USAfricaLive @Chido247 The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has...


USAfrica: As Nigerians protest “South Africans stop killing us” Onyeama, Dambazau meet today in Pretoria with Zuma’s ministers

USAfrica: As Nigerians protest “South Africans stop killing us” Onyeama, Dambazau meet today in Pretoria with Zuma’s ministers

Special to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com • @USAfricaLive  @Chido247 Following up, almost 3 weeks after recent, coordinated spate of attacks against African immigrants, primarily...


93-yrs-old President Mugabe returns to flood-wrecked Zimbabwe

93-yrs-old President Mugabe returns to flood-wrecked Zimbabwe

Special to USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive Harare – Heartened no doubt by the enthusiastic welcome he got in Ghana, ageing President Robert Mugabe is finally back home to...


USAfrica: Devaluation of Nigeria’s Naira begins, informally; projected $1 to N600

USAfrica: Devaluation of Nigeria’s Naira begins, informally; projected $1 to N600

By Ulf Laessing and Chijioke Ohuocha Abuja, Feb 20, 2017; Reuters: Nigeria effectively devalued the naira for private individuals on Monday, paving the way...


USAfrica: Readout of President Trump’s Call with Nigeria’s President Muhammad Buhari

USAfrica: Readout of President Trump’s Call with Nigeria’s President Muhammad Buhari

Special to USAfricaonline.com @Chido247 @USAfricaLive The Office of the Press Secretary of the President of the United States has released today [February 15, 2017], the...


USAfrica: Buhari gets invitation  from Trump to White House; arms deal in consideration

USAfrica: Buhari gets invitation from Trump to White House; arms deal in consideration

Special to USAfricaonline..com   @USAfricaLive [Reuters] Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari discussed a possible new arms deal with U.S. President Donald Trump by telephone on...


TRUMPED: U.S Federal Appeals court rules against Trump’s travel, immigration ban

TRUMPED: U.S Federal Appeals court rules against Trump’s travel, immigration ban

Special to USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLIVE @Chido247 #TRUMPED: U.S Federal Appeals court rules against President Donald Trump’s travel and immigration ban, a few minutes ago, today,...


Somalian-American Mohamed Mohamed elected President

Somalian-American Mohamed Mohamed elected President

Mogadishu (AFP) – Former Somali prime minister Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, who holds joint American citizenship, was elected president on Wednesday, vowing to crack down...


USAfrica: Gambia’s tyrant Yahya Jammeh flies into exile in Equatorial Guinea

USAfrica: Gambia’s tyrant Yahya Jammeh flies into exile in Equatorial Guinea

Gambia’s defeated leader Yahya Jammeh and his family have flown into exile in Equatorial Guinea, a corruption-ridden African country (near Nigeria’s south eastern areas of...


African troops move into Gambia as elected president sworn in; Gambians erupt in celebration

African troops move into Gambia as elected president sworn in; Gambians erupt in celebration

African troops move into Gambia as elected president sworn in; Gambians erupt in celebration  By Malick Ba in Dakar with Jennifer O’Mahony and Emil...


USAfrica: Ghana’s new President’s team apologizes for plagiarizing George Bush’s speech

USAfrica: Ghana’s new President’s team apologizes for plagiarizing George Bush’s speech

Special to USAfrica multimedia networks (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com • @USAfricaLIVE   In a rather unexpected twist, the great celebration and hopes of Ghanaians who...


USAfrica: Congo’s Kabila and Gambia’s Jammeh disgrace to democracy in Africa

USAfrica: Congo’s Kabila and Gambia’s Jammeh disgrace to democracy in Africa

By LEARNMORE ZUZE The world, today, watches with indignation as armed forces massacre innocent civilians justly protesting against incumbent Democratic Republic of Congo President...


Nigeria, Senegal forces prepare to invade Gambia if Jammeh refuses to leave January 19

Nigeria, Senegal forces prepare to invade Gambia if Jammeh refuses to leave January 19

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), formed by 16 countries, declared the state of alert, if controversial ex-soldier Gambian president Yahya Jammeh...


Soccer: Why Cristiano Ronaldo is hated by many, loved by more

Soccer: Why Cristiano Ronaldo is hated by many, loved by more

By Michael Hlophe, in South Africa Special to USAfrica multimedia networks (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive   Hated by many, loved by more, but respected by all. This...


USAfrica: Anambra State honours its heritage icons (Ojukwus), business titans (Ibetos) on Dec 16; Chimamanda, Mikel Obi, Chido Nwangwu get Ambassador of Excellence award

USAfrica: Anambra State honours its heritage icons (Ojukwus), business titans (Ibetos) on Dec 16; Chimamanda, Mikel Obi, Chido Nwangwu get Ambassador of Excellence award

ANAMBRA HONOURS ITS HERITAGE ICONS, HIGH-ACHIEVERS AND BUSINESS TITANS ON DECEMBER 16; Chimamanda Adichie, Mikel Obi, Chido Nwangwu get Ambassador of Excellence award Special...


USAfrica: Ghana President Mahama accepts election defeat with dignity

USAfrica: Ghana President Mahama accepts election defeat with dignity

CONCESSION SPEECH OF PRESIDENT JOHN MAHAMA Special to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive   My fellow Ghanaians, My Brothers and Sisters, A while ago,...


USAfrica BrkNEWS: Ghana’s President Mahama disagrees Akufo-Addo has won the 2016 presidential election beyond “riggable margin”

USAfrica BrkNEWS: Ghana’s President Mahama disagrees Akufo-Addo has won the 2016 presidential election beyond “riggable margin”

Special to USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive Nana Akufo-Addo, 72-years old technocrat, has reportedly won the 2016 presidential election beyond “riggable margin”, a member of the New...


African Women’s Cup of Nations finals: Nigeria vs Cameroon

African Women’s Cup of Nations finals: Nigeria vs Cameroon

Special to USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive @Chido247 South Africa lost 1-0 to Nigeria in the semi-finals of the 2016 edition of the CAF African Women’s Cup...