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 at least 50 people, authorities said Tuesday. The young man detonated...

Ide Alex Ekwueme: philosopher and king; visionary and practician. By Chido Nwangwu

Ide Alex Ekwueme: philosopher and king; visionary and practician…. By Dr. Chido Nwangwu “To honor him whom we have made is far from honoring him that hath made us.” It was Michel de Montaigne, the 16th French...

USAfrica projects Obiano as RE-ELECTED GOVERNOR of Anambra

USAfrica projects Obiano as RE-ELECTED GOVERNOR of Anambra   Follow USAfrica  at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfricaLive, Twitter.com/USAfricaLive/ and Twitter.com/Chido247 As the dust of partisan competition settles, votes tally and collation of ballots enter their final, critical hours in the hands of Nigeria’s...

USAfrica: Amidst Zimbabwe-Mugabe uncertainty, U.S embassy closed to public

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 U.S State Department issued statement, that "Due to ongoing uncertainty...

“Military coup can’t be ruled out”, warns Dabengwa

Zimbabwe's former home affairs minister, now the leader of the opposition ZAPU party, Dumiso Dabengwa, has reportedly said that a military coup "cannot be ruled out" in the country following the sacking of...

Kenya on knife’s edge; Odinga dismisses Kenyatta’s 98% “victory” as a “sham”

Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday rejected outright the result of last week's "sham" election, vowing to fight on after the protest-hit poll that handed President Uhuru Kenyatta a landslide win. "This election must...

Nigeria’s former President Jonathan subpoena’d as witness in N400 million Metuh trial

Special to USAfrica Nigeria’s immediate former President Goodluck Jonathan has become the target of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court order to its bailiff to ensure the service of its subpoena on Jonathan...

U.S Senator Corker says Trump is an “utterly untruthful president… debases our country”

Trump 'debases our country,' slams Republican Corker Top Republican Senator Bob Corker on Tuesday escalated his all-out war of words with Donald Trump, slamming the US president as an "utterly untruthful" leader who "debases" his...

Female suicide bombers kill 13 in Nigerian city

Maiduguri - Three female suicide bombers killed 13 people and wounded 16 in the northeastern city of Maiduguri on Sunday, security sources said.The first bomber detonated her explosive belt around 21:45 in front of...

BrkNEWS: Mugabe’s appointment cancelled as WHO goodwill ambassador

Special to USAfrica The World Health Organisation has changed its decision to make Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe its "goodwill ambassador." The appointment was followed by severe criticism from opponents of Mugabe which the WHO director general...
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