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Kidnap crimes: Onitsha America’s prez Egbunike announces N1milllion to Police

Kidnap crimes: Onitsha America’s prez Egbunike announces N1milllion to Police

USAfricaonline.com NEWS Exclusive: For foiling kidnap crimes, Onitsha America’s president Dr. Egbunike announces N1milllion to Police command     Special report by Chido Nwangwu...


Soccer: Ghana wins Under-20 World Cup for first time, beats Brazil in shootout

Soccer: Ghana wins Under-20 World Cup for first time, beats Brazil in shootout

Ghana wins Under-20 World Cup for first time, beats Brazil in shootout By Jerome Pugmire (CP) – Special to USAfricaonline.com CAIRO, Egypt — Ghana...


Violent protests over poverty in South Africa

Violent protests over poverty in South Africa

With the growing discontent, new President Jacob Zuma is pressured to meet his promise of easing inequality in South Africa. There are millions who...


Scientists join forces on AIDS spread in Africa

Scientists join forces on AIDS spread in Africa

“We live in a world that is more interconnected every day, and we have all seen how pathogens such as HIV or the swine...


Republicans attack; South Africa’s Zuma congratulates Obama on Nobel

Republicans attack; South Africa’s Zuma congratulates Obama on Nobel

South Africa’s Zuma congratulates Obama By JP du Plessis South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma on Saturday congratulated his American counterpart Barack Obama on his...


U.S won’t seek death for Africa embassy bombings suspect

U.S won’t seek death for Africa embassy bombings suspect

"You are authorized and directed not to seek the death penalty against Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani," U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said in a letter...


Exxon Mobil making multi-billion dollar offshore oil deal in Ghana

Exxon Mobil making multi-billion dollar offshore oil deal in Ghana

Kosmos has estimated the Jubilee field could potenitally hold recoverable oil and gas reserves between 650 million and 2 billion barrels of oil equivalent. Exxon...


Guinea soldiers raping women go viral via cell phones

Guinea soldiers raping women go viral via cell phones

But what is new is that in Guinea, where cell phones are rapidly outnumbering land line phones, the protesters-turned-victims sent out cell phone photos...


Is District 9 movie a fitting metaphor for the ugliness of Nigeria?

Is District 9 movie a fitting metaphor for the ugliness of Nigeria?

Nigeria is a nation whose ugliness is increasingly troubling! Nigeria’s Information Minister, Professor Dora Akunyili has implicitly accepted that there is something wrong...


African Leaders speak at U.S.-Africa Business Summit

African Leaders speak at U.S.-Africa Business Summit

Rwandan President Paul Kagame — whose government has been voted the top world reformer in the recently published World Bank report Doing Business 2010...


Tunisia ranked first in North Africa on good governance

Tunisia ranked first in North Africa on good governance

The third annual report published by the Kennedy School of Governance which is part of Harvard’s school of political sciences, focuses this year...


Literature, Culture and Development: The African Experience

Literature, Culture and Development: The African Experience

In all of these essays and more, we can readily discern a tentative, but increasingly confident approach towards a definitive statement concerning what Dr....


Soccer FIFA Under-20: Ghana vs South Africa on Tuesday

Soccer FIFA Under-20: Ghana vs South Africa on Tuesday

Ghana vs South Africa lock horns on Tuesday in FIFA Under-20 World Cup; certain an African team will qualify for Quarter finals Four African teams...


Pope launches synod on Africa’s issues until Oct 25

Pope launches synod on Africa’s issues until Oct 25

Pope launches synod on Africa’s woes until October 25 Special to USAfricaonline.com Pope Benedict XVI on Sunday celebrated a special mass to open a...


Somalia’s president meets with members of Minnesota’s Somali community; warns radical recruiters here in U.S

Somalia’s president meets with members of Minnesota’s Somali community; warns radical recruiters here in U.S

Speaking through an interpreter, President Sheik Sharif Sheik Ahmed said the problems in Somalia are not clans fighting each other, but rather a “foreign...


USAfricaonline.com goes richly interactive with new look, content….

USAfricaonline.com goes richly interactive with new look, content….

"The importance of this latest interactive re-positioning of USAfricaonline.com is to fully tap into the advantages of the digital world to benefit our community...


Rio de Janeiro wins bid for 2016 Olympic Games..

Rio de Janeiro wins bid for 2016 Olympic Games..

'Hosting the Olympic Games should not be a privilege for rich countries,' Lula said recently in New York. In that sentence, the Brazilian synthesized...


Banking on Africa: the examples of Kaberuka and Sinon

Banking on Africa: the examples of Kaberuka and Sinon

The goal of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group is to create sustainable economic development and social progress in its regional member countries (RMCs),...


Nigeria’s troubled banking system and need for CBN reforms

Nigeria’s troubled banking system and need for CBN reforms

Nigerian banking is being pulled from the crisis and profligacy of the past 5 years inflicted by bank executives and some failings on the...


Oprah picks Nigerian author’s short stories

Oprah picks Nigerian author’s short stories

Uwem notes that: "I was inspired to write by the people who sit around my village church to share palm wine after Sunday Mass,...