Marines sent to Italy as unrest grows in North Africa

A group of Marines trained in crisis-rapid response are moving to a base in southern Italy due to concerns over continuing unrest in northern Africa, the Pentagon said Wednesday.

South African rapper ‘Jub Jub’ and Tshabalala guilty of MURDER

A South African court on Tuesday (October 16, 2012) found rapper Molemo "Jub Jub" Maarohanye guilty of ploughing his car into a group of children while drugged and drunk, killing four and seriously injuring two more.

Nigerian files Lawsuit in Chicago over wife’s death in Lagos plane crash

He added that the urgency of the Allisons' filing is that David Allison "didn't want to be No.153; he wanted to be No. 1....

U.S. Policy toward Sudan not “meaningful”, says John Prendergast of Enough Project

U.S. Policy toward Sudan not "meaningful", says John Prendergast of Enough Project. Special to USAfrica multimedia networks, and CLASSmagazine, Houston USAfrica, Washington DC: A leading analyst of United States and Africa international relations John Prendergast...

MANDELA: 95 hearty cheers to his footprints of greatness. By Chido Nwangwu

MANDELA: 95 hearty cheers to his footprints of greatness. By Chido Nwangwu, Founder & Publisher of USAfricaonline.com and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow Twitter.com/Chido247, Facebook.com/MandelaAchebeChido Facebook.com/USAfricaChido   USAfrica: Today, July 18, 2013, the great Nelson Mandela turned 95 years old. To Mandela, for your humility...

“Why I’m setting up entrepreneurs guru website and tools” – Dr. Ide-Okoye

 Special to USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston,  USAfricaonline.com,  the USAfrica-powered e-groups of  Nigeria360, UNNalumni,  and CLASSmagazine Houston. @Twitter.com/Chido247, Facebook.com/USAfricaChido n Facebook.com/USAfrica247 USAfrica: Dr. Victor Ide-Okoye, an enterprising international businessman operating from Boston and Abuja (Nigeria) has established an interactive web site entrepreneursguru.com. Okoye who also serves as President &...

Obiano signs N728 million multimedia contract for modernization of Anambra Radio and Tv

Obiano signs N728 million multimedia contract for modernization and digitization of the Anambra Radio and Tv Special to USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 and Twitter.com/Chido247 Anambra State Governor Chief Willie Obiano has signed a multimedia projects contract for...

Why Dubai wants a piece of Africa

One of Africa's youngest billionaires Ashish Thakkar on the business potential he sees between the continent and the UAE.

SHOWDOWN in South Sudan as President suspends vice president, sacks cabinet

SHOWDOWN in South Sudan as President suspends vice president, sacks cabinet.  Those removed include the vice president, Riek Machar, as well as Pagan Amum, the secretary-general of the ruling party, the Sudan People's Liberation Movement...

12 Nigerian soldiers ambushed, killed; Boko Haram claims they did it

12 Nigerian soldiers ambushed and killed; Boko Haram claims they did it Special to USAfricaonline.com,  the USAfrica-powered e-groups of  Nigeria360, IgboEvents, UNNalumni,  and CLASSmagazine Houston.   (AP): Members of a radical Islamist sect ambushed an army patrol in Nigeria's restive northeast and killed 12...

USAfrica: Iberosi family in Atlanta mourns sudden death of one of 2-yr old twins...

Iberosi family in Atlanta mourns sudden death of one of 2-yr old twins Kamsi @Twitter.com/Chido247, Facebook.com/USAfricaChido n Facebook.com/USAfrica247 http://usafricaonline.com/2013/06/12/iberosi-family-in-atlanta-mourns-death-of-kamsi-by-chido-nwangwu   USAfrica: The sudden death of any child brings extraordinary anguish to the family and all persons of goodwill; moreso when it is...

USAfrica: Enugu Gov. Ugwuanyi upgrades Orba clinic to general hospital

Enugu Gov. Ugwuanyi upgrades Orba clinic to general hospital Special to USAfricaonline.com,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 and Twitter.com/Chido247  EnuguWorld https://www.facebook.com/groups/1485233628382416/ The Governor of Enugu State Chief Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has announced his government's decision to upgrade the Orba clinic to...

5 PDP Governors sacked in Adamawa, Bayelsa, Cross River, Kogi and Sokoto

5 ruling PDP state Governors sacked in Adamawa, Bayelsa, Cross River, Kogi and Sokoto Special to USAfricaonline.com,  the USAfrica-powered e-groups of  Nigeria360,  UNNalumni, IgboEvents and CLASSmagazine Houston.   A major blow has been dealt by Nigeria's Supreme Court today January 27 2012 on five...

Thousands orphaned by Ebola

Ebola has orphaned thousands of children in West Africa, and relatives are terrified of taking them in for fear of infection, the United Nations said.

Upholding marriage as between man and woman is not homophobic. By Raynard Jackson

GLAAD and gay rights activists are saying we must override the morals and values that were instilled in us and accept their morals and values in order not to be viewed as homophobic. Are you kidding me? It is very unnatural for those of the same sex to engage in sexual activity.  I challenge GLAAD to show me where in nature is this not true.  Has anyone ever seen two male lions engaging in sex or two male tigers, or two male sharks or two male whales?

Ojukwu’s controversial Will: how will it affect his legacy?

Generally, with the complicated developments and fights within the Odumegwu Ojukwu family, General Ojukwu’s controversial image in life is sure to remain in public consciousness longer than necessary. How will it affect his legacy?

USAfricaonline.com goes richly interactive with new look, content….

"The importance of this latest interactive re-positioning of USAfricaonline.com is to fully tap into the advantages of the digital world to benefit our community and readers. With this initiative, USAfrica advances, further, the immigrant African views and news into the international media and public policy mainstream. It leverages the global resources of USAfrica, again, into the electronic frontline of critically informed, responsible discourse and seasoned reportage of African and American interests as well as debating relevant issues of disagreement", notes Chido Nwangwu, the Founder & Publisher of USAfricaonline.com, AchebeBooks.com, The Black Business Journal, USAfrica.TV and CLASSmagazine.

USAfrica: The Igbo hold very little claim to the making of Buhari’s government, says...

USAfrica: The Igbo hold very little claim to the making of Buhari’s government, says Chekwas Okorie Special to USAfricaonline.com,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 and Twitter.com/Chido247  He is the chairman of the Nigerian UPP political party and main...

Kidnapping is lucrative for Al-Qaeda in north Africa

Kidnapping is lucrative for Al-Qaeda in north Africa By Christophe Parayre Kidnapping has become a lucrative business for Al-Qaeda's north African branch, experts said Tuesday after a French national and three Spaniards were abducted in the...

Somalis, Kenyans commend killing of al Qaeda’s east Africa bombing mastermind

Somalis, Kenyans commend killing of al Qaeda's east Africa bombing mastermind By Abbi Guled-Associated Press. MOGADISHU, Somalia — A Kenyan man blinded in an al Qaeda attack on a U.S. Embassy 13 years ago said Sunday...

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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...

USAfrica projects Obiano as RE-ELECTED GOVERNOR of Anambra

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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...
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