USAfrica 25th Anniversary & Best of Africa awards to hold on 07-07-17

USAfrica 25th Anniversary & Best of Africa awards on 07-07-17 at Hilton Westchase in Houston. @USAfricaLIVE  @Chido247   USAfrica, the international multimedia company and public policy think-tank, will celebrate its 25 years of professional excellence with its...

USAfrica: Why Nnia Nwodo’s a courageous, daring leader of Ohaneze. By Obinwa Nnaji.

Why Nnia Nwodo's a courageous, daring leader of Ohaneze By Obinwa Nnaji. USAfrica Executive Editor . @USAfricaLIVE With just few weeks away, it will be six months since the new leader piloting the affairs of this all important socio-cultural...

Trump’s sacking of Comey could rise to obstruction of justice. By Tim Weiner

Special to USAfricaonline.com By Tim Weiner Our commander-in-chief has made a serious miscalculation. He seems to think the U.S. government is like a reality television show he once ran, where you get great results and top-flight...

USAfrica: #Biafra, Buhari and the children of Ojukwu. By Chido Nwangwu

Biafra, Buhari and the children of Ojukwu By CHIDO NWANGWU USAfricaonline.com @Chido247 @USAfricaLIVE Since April 25, 2017, millions of Nigerians, international security and diplomatic monitors of Nigeria have been witnessing two contrasting images of the country...

Piracy and hijackings return to Somalia and Horn of Africa, says U.S commanders

By Dickstein Corey/Stars&Stripes CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti — The U.S. military in East Africa is monitoring a sudden return of piracy around the Horn of Africa, likely caused by deteriorating economic conditions and famine throughout the...

USAfrica: Trump to Sell $600m Planes to Nigeria to fight Boko Haram

Trump to Sell $600m Planes to Nigeria to fight Boko Haram Special to USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive @Chido247 (AP) The Trump administration will move forward with the sale of high-tech aircraft to the Nigerian government for its campaign...

USAfrica: As South Africa crisis, Zuma’s slide continue, ANC says no resigning

Special to USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive Johannesburg (AFP) - South Africa's embattled President Jacob Zuma won the backing of the ruling ANC party, which rejected calls for him to resign over a controversial cabinet reshuffle.The African National Congress...

Showdown: South Africa President Zuma under pressure as parliament considers ‘no-confidence’ debate

USAfrica News & Insights from South Africa  Zuma is the first president to face a series of motions of no confidence in the National Assembly. But he has survived all of them  with the full...

Soccer: Nigerian players problems with getting visas will affect matches in London

Abuja (AFP) - Nigeria could avoid playing friendlies in London from now on because of problems obtaining visas for staff and players, coach Gernot Rohr has said. The Super Eagles played Senegal at non-league Barnet's...

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 BrkNEWS: Donald Trump’s tax returns live on MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow show

"We've Donald Trump's tax returns" says MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Special to USAfricaonline.com @Chido247 @USAfricaLive MSNBC's prime time news analysis anchor Rachel Maddow is broadcasting now, live, President Donald Trump's 2005 tax 1040 form. The information/tax profile was...

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...

#Biafra IPOB warns APC against pro-Buhari rally in Anambra

By Chido Nwangwu @Chido247 Amidst all the speculation by millions of Nigerians regarding the health status of the Nigerian president Muhammad Buhari, a retired army General, USAfricaonline.com is reporting the pro-Buhari APC political rally scheduled...

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’s uninspiring administration, long medical leave and politics of 2019. By Chidi Amuta

Special to USAfrica and USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLIVE   We must quickly draw the line. Between a groundswell of sincere well wishes for a president on medical leave and exporting our penchant for silly opportunistic sycophancy to...

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...

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On Radio Biafra, British govt contradicts Nigeria’s Info minister

Special to USAfrica and USAfricaonline.com Contrary to the claims yesterday , made by Nigeria's Information minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, that the Buhari administration had approached...

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