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, CLASSmagazine,, PhotoWorks.TV  and USAfricaTV. Follow us at and     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 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 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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