6 quirky restaurants across Africa

Table? Check? Food? Check. Wine? Check. Shark? Eh, check!

Mammoth rail network to transform West Africa

When it comes to minerals found in our phones, laptops, cars and planes, most are found in the resource-rich mines of West Africa.

$1 million fight against traffickers

The United States is offering a $1 million bounty for information on wildlife traffickers trading in elephant ivory and rhino horns between Africa and Asia.

Winnie Mandela face renewed probe into murder of 4 youth activists

"The investigations into this case are ongoing and possible burial sites are being examined on the basis of recently obtained information," said Makhosini Nkosi, spokesman for the unit in the National Prosecuting Authority.

Is Africa richer than we think?

Many African economies are much richer than we think, but bad statistics mean we know little about poverty and wealth in Africa, says one expert.

SUICIDE BOMB: Shehu of Borno, Deputy Gov Borno survive attack; 5 killed

This July 13, 2012 suicide bomb attack in Maiduguri seems like a very loud wake-up call for those who were assumed to be relatively "safe" from the violent actions of radical Islamic groups like Boko Haram. "We don't know what to do now because we thought our call for dialogue would work but as you can see we have to think of other ways," Borno Deputy Governor Mustapha. A retired army General from Kaduna based in Abuja told USAfrica this morning "it's gone real crazy. The federal government of President Jonathan seems helpless. We've to do things very differently, now, now...." By Chido Nwangwu

Protecting South Africa’s wildlife

Private game reserves are a profitable business in Africa. But protecting rhinos is becoming increasingly difficult.

South Africa’s Zuma pledges focus on economy

South African President Jacob Zuma was sworn in Saturday for a second term, pledging to focus on the economy in a country battling growing inequality.

Conviction of Liberia’s ex-strongman Charles Taylor is move against rape

Conviction of Liberia's ex-strongman Charles Taylor is move against rape…. By Francesca Bessey Special to USAfricaonline.com,  the USAfrica-powered e-groups of  Nigeria360, IgboEvents, UNNalumni,  and CLASSmagazine Houston. Follow us at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido and Twitter.com/Chido247 Special to USAfricaonline.com and CLASSmagazine Houston Convicted late May 2012 for supporting a rebel movement responsible for...

This is not just a backpack

For many kids living in rural and non-electrified parts of South Africa, the final school bell doesn't just signal the end of another day of learning. Instead, it also means the beginning of an arduous trek through busy and dangerous roads to get back ...
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