Soccer: Africa’s 2013 championship kick-off in South Africa

The African Cup of Nations has been the main platform in showcasing the plethora of talents that abounds in the continent. It has exposed soccer stars like Roger Milla, Rabar Madjer, Abedi Pele, Austin Okocha, Finidi George, George Weah, Rashidi Yekini, Samuel Eto, Michael Essien, Didier Drogba, Abedi Pele, etc.

U.S Congressman Green congratulates Anambra Gov-elect Obiano at USAfrica interactive forum in Houston with...

 U.S Congressman Green congratulates Anambra Gov-elect Obiano at USAfrica interactive forum in Houston with Anambra diaspora  http://usafricaonline.com/2014/01/13/u-s-congressman-green-congratulates-anambra-gov-elect-obiano-at-usafrica-interactive-forum-in-houston-with-anambra-diaspora-chido •Follow Twitter.com/Chido247, Facebook.com/USAfricaChido                                     ...

Obama’s 2013 Africa trip should address security, trade and China’s rising influence.

Obama’s 2013 Africa trip should address security, trade and China's rising influence. By Charlotte M. Florance. Special to USAfrica multimedia networks, and CLASSmagazine, Houston.                              ...

Opinion: End use of child soldiers

"Raed, a 10-year-old Syrian refugee, is scared. The lightning and storms outside remind him of the sounds of bombs he heard when he was back in Syria." -- World Vision report

Soccer: Nigeria will win Africa Cup 2013, says Ivorian Drogba

    Special to USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston,  USAfricaonline.com,  the USAfrica-powered e-groups of  Nigeria360, UNNalumni,  and CLASSmagazine Houston. @Twitter.com/Chido247, Facebook.com/USAfricaChido n Facebook.com/USAfrica247 Despite losing 2-1 to Nigeria on Sunday in the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinals, Ivory Coast captain Didier Drogba hailed the Super Eagles for their inspiring...

USAfrica: Violence against Women in the Nigerian Community: Issues of Power and Control.

USAfricaonline.com EXCLUSIVE feature: Violence against Women in the Nigerian Community: Issues of Power and Control. By Uchenna Nworah, MSN, RN, FNP-BC,  Family Nurse Practitioner and Nursing PhD Student at the  Texas Woman’s University, in Houston, Texas. Special...

Pastor, deacon, 14 others killed at Christmas church services in Nigeria by radical Islamists,...

6 persons were killed and several injured at the Church of Christ in Nations in Potiskum, in Yobe State. The attackers shot the pastor and set the house of worship on fire during the Christmas eve session. At the embattled city of Maiduguri, in Borno state where Boko Haram sect has its biggest base, a church deacon and 5 worshipers at the First Baptist Church were murdered.

INSECURITY: Boko Haram blows up Nigeria phone towers, kills 15, schools burnt

More than two dozen mobile phone towers for various providers have been destroyed in cities across northern Nigeria this week, marking a new type of attack from a group that has become notorious for deadly gun and bomb assaults. Police said that two primary schools, a fire station, an electoral office and two religious affairs buildings were also burnt in the northeastern city of Damaturu, which has been hard hit by Boko Haram.

TERROR continues in Nigeria as Gunmen kill 19 in attack on Nigerian church

Boko Haram Islamic sect has repeatedly targeted Christians during and at places of worship; and are suspected in the latest attack on the Deeper Life Church. Gunmen have opened fire on an evangelical church during a...

How to defeat ISIS

CNN Opinion asked a range of contributors for their take on last week's attacks in Paris and how the war on ISIS must change if the U.S. and its allies want to defeat it. The opinions expressed in these commentaries are solely those of the authors.

South Africa opposition no confidence motion on President Zuma dismissed by ANC as...

• Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido, Twitter.com/Chido247 n Facebook.com/USAfrica247 The ruling African National Congress (ANC) has labelled the notice of a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma by Parliamentary Leader of the opposition Lindiwe Mazibuko a “desperate, if...

Church Vicar job announcement by All Saints Anglican Church, Houston

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT FOR CHURCH VICAR ADVERTISER'S ANNOUNCEMENT (Published on Saturday July 28, 2012  on USAfricaonline.com and the USAfrica-powered e-groups of AnglicanAfrican and AfricanChristians) ALL SAINTS ANGLICAN CHURCH, HOUSTON. 13403 Renn Rd, Houston, TX 77083 •  281-776-9989 JOB ANNOUNCEMENT FOR CHURCH VICAR POSTING TYPE:...

Nigerian arrested for trafficking COCAINE Inside ROASTED CHICKEN

USAfrica: A Nigerian man residing in Brazil since 2006, Vincent Chinweuwa, has pushed the concealment methods of dealing and trafficking in drugs to a unique, chef antics level: hiding 2.655 kilogrammes of cocaine hidden inside roasted chicken.

Opinion: Elephant killings surge

Mark Quarterman says the slaughter of elephants for their tusks is at its worst in decades. As demand for ivory soars in Asia, Africa's vicious militant groups are killing elephants to pay for their arms and ammunition.

A Moment in Time | Eternity’s Roar

A Moment in Time | Eternity’s Roar  By George Ukomadu Special to USAfrica multimedia networks (Houston), first African-owned, U.S-based newspaper published on the internet USAfricaonline.com . Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfrica247   Today a great man fell But who heard the Iroko tree? It...

GROUNDED: Nigeria’s Arik Air suspends domestic flights; alleges Aviation Minister Oduah has clashing financial...

GROUNDED: Nigeria's Arik Air suspends domestic flights; alleges Aviation Minister Oduah has clashing financial interest against Arik. Nigeria's top airline grounds all domestic flights (AFP)  Lagos: Nigeria's biggest airline Arik Air on Thursday grounded its domestic flights...

Rawlings reveals late President Mills’ health could not sustain 3 hours work daily

Ghana's revolutionary former President Jerry Rawlings has added his voice and insight to the issues concerning the death of Ghana's President John Evans Atta Mills (yesterday July 24, 2012).

USAfrica: Obama’s veto, terrorism and danger of congressional overreach

By DOZIE EZEIFE Special to USAfricaonline.com A few hours ago, into the closing days of September 2016, the United States Senate and the House of Representatives voted in near unanimity, overriding President Obama’s veto of a...

President Jonathan, why did Nigeria’s SSS detain me, again, in Lagos. By Okey Ndibe

President Jonathan, why did Nigeria's SSS detain me, again, in Lagos By Prof. Okey Ndibe   Special to USAfricaonline.com,  the USAfrica-powered e-groups of  Nigeria360, IgboEvents, UNNalumni,  and CLASSmagazine Houston. As I approached an immigration officer at the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos on January 12,...

Why U.S added Nigeria, Nigerians to enhanced terrorism risk list

A U.S national security official in Washington DC informed USAfrica's Publisher Chido Nwangwu that "the U.S is not engaging in a random decision. This is a clear, urgent response to the realities of the relationships the young Nigerian man Mutallab had with al Qaeda operatives in Yemen, and possibly elsewhere...."

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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...

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