USAfrica: Nigeria launches 48-hour online visa application system

Nigeria has launched an online system aimed at enabling business executives to apply for a visa online and collect it on arrival 48 hours later, its immigration service has announced. The move to ease visa...

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 @USAfricaLive @Chido247 Washington DC: The World Bank has announced $57 billion in...

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 cycle of brutal misrule of dictators Special to USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive   Derek Walcott...

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 appointed five new national officers to replace those expelled in December 2016. The...

USAfrica: As Nigerians protest “South Africans stop killing us” Onyeama, Dambazau meet today in...

Special to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com • @USAfricaLive  @Chido247 Following up, almost 3 weeks after recent, coordinated spate of attacks against African immigrants, primarily Nigerians in South Africa's key cities of Johannesburg and Pretoria, Nigeria's...

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 a flood-wrecked, restless Zimbabwe. The state-owned ZBC broadcaster announced the 93-year-old president's return...

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

Special to USAfricaonline..com   @USAfricaLive Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari discussed a possible new arms deal with U.S. President Donald Trump by telephone on Monday to help the West African nation fight terrorism, the...

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 on corruption and Al-Shabaab militants. The 55-year-old former premier, whose hails...

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 the Atlantic ocean). USAfricaonline.com notes that the 51-years old former...

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 welcomed Nana Akufo-Addo only a few hours ago as he took the...

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 Joseph Kabila, whose mandate to rule expired in November. For nearly...

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 is normally the case for all the individuals that perform at the highest...

USAfrica: Anambra State honours its heritage icons (Ojukwus), business titans (Ibetos) on Dec 16;...

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 to USAfrica (Houston), USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive The Anambra State of Nigeria, nicknamed fittingly...

USAfrica BrkNEWS: Ghana’s President Mahama disagrees Akufo-Addo has won the 2016 presidential election beyond...

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 Patriotic Party (NPP), Gabby Otchere-Darko, has said. “In Africa, opposition must win...

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 of Nations on Tuesday in Limbe. As the defending champions, Nigeria...

USAfrica: The rise and rise of Africa’s top pr exec Emeka Oparah. By Chido...

Special to USAfricaonline.com and USAfrica multimedia networks (Houston). @USAfricaLive Emeka C Oparah (ECO) bestrides his environment in the manner of the colossus that he has become. We shall keep the C still coded. This brilliant mass...

USAfrica: Fidel Castro, Africa liberation ally, in the eyes of history. By Prof. Manuel...

By Manuel Barcia, Professor of Latin American History and Deputy Director at the Institute for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies at the University of Leeds.Special to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com He continued to influence international politics,...

Nigeria’s economic slump, foreign exchange crises get worse

Special to USAfricaonline.com Nigeria's economic slump sharpened in the third quarter as rebels bombed oil pipelines in the restive south and businesses struggled to access foreign exchange, official data showed Monday. The third quarterly contraction in...

Battling woes, ANC internal crises, South Africa President Zuma says “the enemy is among...

Special to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com South Africa President Jacob Zuma on Friday said he never thought there would come a time when ANC cadres hated one another. “Some movements break up when there are challenges....

USAfrica: On Racism and Trump, Chimamanda Adichie shuts down white, conservative editor

On Racism and Trump, Chimamanda Adichie shuts down white, conservative editor on BBC show (video embedded) By Chido Nwangwu Special to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com Award-winning, Nigerian-born author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie joined the debate on whether the U.S...

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BrkNEWS: Sacked VP of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, to be sworn in as President this...

75-years-old former Vice President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, will be sworn in as president this Friday November 24, 2017, according to the government-controlled Zimbabwe Broadcasting...

#USAfrica #BrkNews Finally, Zimbabwe’s president MUGABE quits under pressure

#USAfrica #BrkNews Finally, Zimbabwe’s president MUGABE quits under pressure

Teenage bomber kills 50+ at Nigeria mosque; Boko Haram suspected

Teenage bomber kills dozens at Nigeria mosque; Boko Haram suspected. AP -- A teenage suicide bomber attacked worshippers at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, killing...
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