USAfricaTV: Obiano says Dora Akunyili lived courageously; assures dignified burial on August 28

USAfricaTV & USAfricaonline.com Exclusive Interview: ANAMBRA Gov. Willie Obiano speaks with USAfrica Founder Chido Nwangwu on his 100 Days in office, Revenue Generation, Policy Actions for Business, Agriculture & Industrialization, Oil & Gas development...

Sex, Soccer and 2014 World Cup.

Sex, Soccer and 2014 World Cup By Chido Nwangwu Exclusive commentary for USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 and Twitter.com/Chido247    USAfrica: As the 2014 World Cup soccer competition enters the decisive knockout phase with 16 national teams, the issue of...

Obiano: My 100 days in office

Obiano: My 100 days in office and where I want to take Anambra State Special to USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at  Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 and Twitter.com/Chido247 June 25, 2014: It gives me great happiness to see you here today. As...

World Cup #Soccer: Samuel Eto’o, Alex Song lead #Cameroon in battle against Mexico

World Cup #Soccer: Samuel Eto’o, Alex Song lead #Cameroon in battle against Mexico Special to USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow Twitter.com/Chido247,  Facebook.com/USAfricaChido The west African country of Cameroon will make their first appearance this noon (11am U.S CST) at the...

USAfrica: #Soccer superstars, army of fans cheer as #WorldCup 2014 kicks off in #Brazil

USAfrica: #Soccer superstars, army of fans cheer as #WorldCup 2014 kicks off in #Brazil Special to USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow Twitter.com/Chido247,  Facebook.com/USAfricaChido The world's most watched sports/entertainment event, the FIFA soccer world cup kicked off a few minutes ago todayThursday June...

Perfect beach + wind = surf heaven

Watamu is a Kenyan fishing village on the Indian Ocean. Known for its rich Swahili culture, it is now a top water sports destination.

UK betting firm offers ‘money back’ if Pistorius not guilty

A British betting firm has sparked outrage with a controversial advert which offers punters money back if South African sports star Oscar Pistorius is found not guilty of the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Family feud overshadows Marc-Vivien Foe legacy

The paint is peeling, puddles litter the inside of the building, putrid water lies in what was supposed to be a swimming pool and even the statue of the man who had the vision to build the sports complex is cracked -- a sad and inglorious tribute to Ma...

USAfrica: Why are Nigerians humiliated and deported from Kenyatta’s Kenya without cause?

Why are Nigerians humiliated and deported from Kenyatta's Kenya without cause?  By Ken Okorie  @Twitter.com/Chido247, Facebook.com/USAfricaChido n Facebook.com/USAfrica247 USAfrica, Houston: It is sad to read about the plight of Nigerians in recent times in Kenya. Some Nigerian men who are married...

Liverpool’s biting racist Luis Suarez deserves 10-game ban; good riddance to bad rubbish! By...

Liverpool's biting racist Luis Suarez deserves 10-game ban; good riddance to bad rubbish! By Chido Nwangwu, Founder & Publisher of USAfrica, and the first African-owned, U.S-based newspaper published on the internet USAfricaonline.com Twitter.com/Chido247, Facebook.com/USAfricaChido Facebook.com/USAfrica247 USAfrica 20th ANNIVERSARY :: May 11, 2013 @Hilton...

Jesse Jackson Jr to be sentenced June 28 for siphoning $750,000 in campaign funds...

Jesse Jackson Jr to be sentenced June 28 for siphoning $750,000 in campaign funds for personal luxury Special to USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston.                            ...

Olympics Basketball 2012: star-packed USA clashes with Nigeria

The U.S has LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony etc while Nigeria holds some NBA talents including Al-Farouq Aminu of the Hornets. Regardless of the stars all over the American team, no one should under-estimate the resolve of the Nigerian team. A key member of the team Ike Diogu, a former top-10 NBA draft pick cautions that "We will not be intimidated by those guys…. A lot of us went to school in the U.S. and have played against those guys. We have no reason to feel overwhelmed." Unless a basketball miracle occurs, USAfrica analysts say the U.S team holds the advantage for victory. By Chido Nwangwu

Soccer: Arsenal cancels match with Nigerian Eagles; “complexities” in Abuja

Arsenal announced that the proposed game has been called off due to "complexities" associated with organising such a game. Local media reports yesterday speculated that the security concerns in the northern part of the country may...

Why President Jonathan’s retention of Adefuye as Nigeria’s Ambassador to USA exposes poor judgment....

With an almost complete failure to deal with Boko Haram, resurgent threats of militancy in the Niger Delta, broadening and unnerving sagas of monumental corruption over the fuel subsidy regime, and many more unnatural disasters that Nigeria faces today, it is most unfortunate that the President of Nigeria should shy away from leading the nation. President Jonathan seems to believe that he could preserve his administration by doing as little as possible. Leaving Adefuye in office is just a crystal example of the President choosing to do nothing and, by implication, choosing not to lead at a time that leadership is so critically needed.

For racist SOCCER actions, Liverpool’s Suarez should be suspended. By Chido Nwangwu

For racist Soccer actions, Liverpool's player Suarez should be suspended.  By Chido Nwangwu, Founder & Publisher of the first U.S-based African-owned newspaper published on the internet USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine, AchebeBooks.com, PhotoWorks.TV  and USAfricaTV. Follow us at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido and Twitter.com/Chido247     USAfrica: A few hours ago, today Saturday...

USAfrica: President Jonathan’s critics are unfair, expect too much. By Benjamin Aduba

He did not become his own man until May 29, 2011. Therefore, Jonathan has been a president for just 8 months no matter what his critics write and say. Jonathan did not have a national constituency or following. He did not espouse any set of galvanizing agenda. He came from Baylesa, a riverine state which, in the estimation of some, is merely required to provide oil, but otherwise to keep quiet.

South Africa makes push for 2018 Olympics

South Africa makes push for 2018 Olympics AMPA, May 04: South Africa is revving up its hopes for an Olympic bid as the countdown looms just 58 days away for the start of the IOC...

Outspoken, hardline Muslim cleric killed in northern Nigeria

Outspoken Muslim cleric killed in northern Nigeria Special to USAfricaonline.com Gunmen shot and killed a Muslim cleric highly critical of a hardline Islamist sect, in an attack outside his home in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria, witnesses said. The...

In the light of an icon, my mentor Stanley Macebuh (1942-2010). By Chido Nwangwu

In the light of an icon, my mentor Stanley Macebuh (1942-2010). By Chido Nwangwu, Publisher of USAfrica, and first African-owned, U.S-based newspaper published on the internet USAfricaonline.com USAfrica, March 7, 2011: Dr. Stanley Macebuh, one of my...

50 years of Nigeria: celebrating our interests with the U.S. By Chudi Okafor

      50 years of Nigeria: celebrating our interests with the U.S. By Hon. CHUDI OKAFOR, the Consul General of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, U.S.A. (excerpts from his address at the October 1, 2010 reception...

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The jockeying for the 2019 presidency in Nigeria has seen the opening of a major and familiar ambition by former vice President Atiku Abubakar...

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