Ebola: Where is travel restricted?

The worst-ever outbreak of Ebola virus is stretching the medical capacities of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone -- the three West African countries hit worst by the virus -- and alarming leaders around the world.

Embattled Gaddafi offers $400 “subsidy” (bribe) to every Libyan family as his grip on...

Embattled Gaddafi offers $400 "subsidy" (bribe) to every Libyan family as his grip on power weakens.       USAfricaonline.com: The embattled regime of Muammar Gaddafi has offered to raise public sector wages to 150% in bid...

#Ebola fears: Cameroon closes all its land, sea and air borders with Nigeria

#Ebola fears: Cameroon has closed all its land, sea and air borders with Nigeria. Special to USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 and Twitter.com/Chido247 Cameroon also has closed all its land, sea and air borders with its neighbour Nigeria,...

Egypt to retrial jailed journalist

International human rights lawyer Amal Clooney will travel to Cairo in hopes of freeing jailed journalist Mohamed Fahmy, the journalist said in a statement released by his family Sunday.

U.S VP Biden heads to parts Africa in June: Egypt, Kenya and the World...

U.S VP Biden visit parts of the African continent: Egypt, Kenya and the World Cup in South Africa in June 2010. Special to USAfricaonline.com and CLASSmagazine, Houston US Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill...

Abuja bombing, our diaspora and ways to handle the crisis in Nigeria.

No reasonable man or woman can justify his or her reasons for killing fellow citizens in the name of a cause which is being remedied -- in this case, the Niger Delta issues being aggressively pursued by their radical group MEND. The MEND claimed responsibility for the bombings. But I must state that the continued killing of innocent citizens of Nigeria will not solve the Niger Delta issues or any other problem rather it will perpetuate the problem and continue tarnishing our nation’s image worldwide. For some group of Nigerians to continue carrying out bombing campaigns in the name of the Niger Delta (where our President Goodluck Jonathan also hails from) is backward and retrogresses the core interests of the Niger Delta.

Egypt’s puzzling predicament — a presidential trilemma. By Adel Iskandar

Today, Egypt is facing an even more puzzling predicament — a presidential trilemma. With the preliminary and unofficial results from the election showing the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsy and Mubarak’s last prime minister, Ahmed Shafiq, heading toward a runoff, many Egyptians are gripped with a deep-seated sense of sunken disbelief, anxiety, panic, dejection and demoralization. Shafiq is now effectively viewed as the military’s strongman, an apologist for Mubarak’s regime, and an unrelenting bulwark of the “stability” camp. Revolutionaries see him as a Darth Vader character who they hold at least indirectly responsible for the surreal murderous attack of 2 February 2011 on Tahrir, known unflatteringly as the “Battle of the Camel.”

Gaddafi’s son arrested in Libya; intelligence network crumbles

Gaddafi's son arrested in Libya  Special to USAfricaonline.com Saif al-Islam, Muammar Gaddafi's son and lead successor during the latter years of his father's dictatorship over Libya has been detained in the country's southern desert, Libya's interim...
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USAfrica: Devaluation of Nigeria’s Naira begins, informally; projected $1 to N600

By Ulf Laessing and Chijioke Ohuocha Abuja, Feb 20, 2017; Reuters: Nigeria effectively devalued the naira for private individuals on Monday, paving the way for a possible broader move despite stiff resistance from President Muhammadu...

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