CATEGORY: AFRICA


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

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

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...


Boko Haram and Why Nigeria is concerned about the Trump presidency. By Chido Nwangwu

Boko Haram and Why Nigeria is concerned about the Trump presidency. By Chido Nwangwu

Boko Haram and Why Nigeria is concerned about the Trump presidency. By Chido Nwangwu, Founder of USAfrica (Houston) & USAfricaonline.com Follow @Chido247   Amidst...


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

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

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...


Investigation:150 peaceful pro-Biafra activists killed in chilling crackdown by Nigerian gov’t

Investigation:150 peaceful pro-Biafra activists killed in chilling crackdown by Nigerian gov’t

Investigation:150 peaceful pro-Biafra activists killed in chilling crackdown by Nigerian gov’t By Amnesty International. Special to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com Follow @Chido247  @USAfricaLive The Nigerian...


Nigeria’s economic slump, foreign exchange crises get worse

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...


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

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

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...


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

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...


USAfrica: In stunning upset, Trump beats Clinton; Obama’s legacy on the line. By Chido Nwangwu

USAfrica: In stunning upset, Trump beats Clinton; Obama’s legacy on the line. By Chido Nwangwu

Special to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com Donald John Trump, real estate developer and former reality tv personality, has been elected the 45th President of...


#U.S VOTES 42M  cast early ballots as Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump battle for presidency

#U.S VOTES 42M cast early ballots as Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump battle for presidency

By Eric DuVall   |   Nov. 8, 2016 (UPI). Special to USAfricaonline.com   Millions of Americans head to the polls Tuesday to choose the nation’s...


On political prisoners in Nigeria, ex-President Jonathan knocks Buhari

On political prisoners in Nigeria, ex-President Jonathan knocks Buhari

Special to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com In his expanding reputation and legacy campaign, Nigeria’s immediate past president, Dr Goodluck Jonathan has taken a sharp...


USAfrica: Female suicide bomber, man unleash attack killing 9 in Nigeria

USAfrica: Female suicide bomber, man unleash attack killing 9 in Nigeria

“Two suicide bombers riding in motorised rickshaws this morning detonated their explosives 10 minutes apart,” Mohammed Kanar, spokesman for Nigeria Emergency Management Agency (NEMA),...


USAfrica:  Trump refuses to say he will accept result of 2016 U.S Presidential election

USAfrica: Trump refuses to say he will accept result of 2016 U.S Presidential election

By Chido Nwangwu • @Chido247  • @USAfricaLive [contact target_email=”Chido247@Gmail.” enable_url=””][/contact] [sticky title=”” title_url=”” title_icon=”” title_bg_color=”” title_text_color=”” title_border_bottom_color=”” main_color=”” thumb_bg_color=”” enable_tab=”” count=”4″ orderby=”latest” duration=”all” show_view_all=”on”...


USAfrica: In strategic move, Dangote acquires gas plant in Netherlands

USAfrica: In strategic move, Dangote acquires gas plant in Netherlands

Strategic business move, Dangote acquires gas plant in Netherlands Special to USAfrica (Houston). @USAfricaLive  @Chido247 By CHIDO NWANGWU In yet another expansion of his...


USAfrica: Obiano, APGA stakeholders return Oye as Chairman; resolve leadership crisis

USAfrica: Obiano, APGA stakeholders return Oye as Chairman; resolve leadership crisis

By CHIDO NWANGWU In a combination of deft diplomacy and engagement with pragmatic realities of intra-party politics, the leadership of the APGA party of...


USAfrica: Almost $1million in cash, multiple currencies seized from homes of top Nigerian judges with Buhari’s approval

USAfrica: Almost $1million in cash, multiple currencies seized from homes of top Nigerian judges with Buhari’s approval

Nigeria’s security agency seized cash in various currencies totalling $800,000 (643,216 pounds) during raids targeting some of the country’s most senior judges in corruption...


USAfrica: After 56 years, Nigeria, Buhari still at Crossroads. By Sanya Ademiluyi

USAfrica: After 56 years, Nigeria, Buhari still at Crossroads. By Sanya Ademiluyi

Special commentary exclusive to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com “I covered perhaps, over 1,500 kilometres between the South East and Middle Belt areas, mostly on...


USAfrica: Buhari, Nigeria’s Economic Recession and Lessons from the grasshopper.  By Dr. Arthur Nwankwo

USAfrica: Buhari, Nigeria’s Economic Recession and Lessons from the grasshopper. By Dr. Arthur Nwankwo

By Dr. Arthur Agwuncha Nwankwo Special to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com   There is this anecdote in Igboland about the grasshopper and the bird...


Gabon President Bongo names Ngondet new prime minister

Gabon President Bongo names Ngondet new prime minister

Special to USAfrica and USAfricaonline.com Gabon President Ali Bongo promoted foreign minister Emmanuel Issoze Ngondet to the post of Prime Minister on Wednesday [August...


Is this Africa’s best party?

Ghana's Asafotufiami Festival celebrates the victories of local warriors. No one knows when it started, but it's the biggest cultural festival on the...


Disappeared in Africa’s North Korea

Aster Yohannes is believed to be in solitary confinement in Eritrea, which thousands of people flee annually to escape widespread...