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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

USAfrica: As South Africa crisis, Zuma’s slide continue, ANC says no resigning

Special to USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive Johannesburg (AFP) - South Africa's embattled President Jacob Zuma won the backing of the ruling ANC party, which rejected calls for him to resign over a controversial cabinet reshuffle.The African National Congress...

USAfrica: World Bank to inject $57billion into Africa Financing package

The World Bank plans to inject $57b into Africa Financing package spread next three years; includes $45b from International Development Association. Special to USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive @Chido247 Washington DC: The World Bank has announced $57 billion in...

USAfrica: Soyinka writes Derek Walcott lamented Caribbean, African cycle of brutal misrule of dictators

USAfrica: Prof. Wole Soyinka writes a tribute to Derek Walcott, noting the late writer  and recipient of the Nobel Prize for literature lamented Caribbean, African cycle of brutal misrule of dictators Special to USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive   Derek Walcott...

USAfrica BrkNEWS: Donald Trump’s tax returns live on MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow show

"We've Donald Trump's tax returns" says MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Special to USAfricaonline.com @Chido247 @USAfricaLive MSNBC's prime time news analysis anchor Rachel Maddow is broadcasting now, live, President Donald Trump's 2005 tax 1040 form. The information/tax profile was...

#Biafra IPOB warns APC against pro-Buhari rally in Anambra

By Chido Nwangwu @Chido247 Amidst all the speculation by millions of Nigerians regarding the health status of the Nigerian president Muhammad Buhari, a retired army General, USAfricaonline.com is reporting the pro-Buhari APC political rally scheduled...

Obamas sign multimillion book deal

Special to USAfrica (Houston). @USAfricaLive New York; AFP: Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a deal to publish their memoirs with New York-based Penguin Random House, in a coveted contract reportedly worth tens of millions...

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...

Somalian-American Mohamed Mohamed elected President

Mogadishu (AFP) - Former Somali prime minister Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, who holds joint American citizenship, was elected president on Wednesday, vowing to crack down on corruption and Al-Shabaab militants. The 55-year-old former premier, whose hails...

African troops move into Gambia as elected president sworn in; Gambians erupt in celebration

African troops move into Gambia as elected president sworn in; Gambians erupt in celebration  By Malick Ba in Dakar with Jennifer O'Mahony and Emil Touray in Banjul Dakar (AFP) - West African troops entered The Gambia...

USAfrica: President Obama says his 8years made America better, safer

USAfrica: President Obama says his 8years made America better, stronger and safer. Special to USAfrica multimedia networks (Houston)) and USAfricaonline.com . It’s good to be home. My fellow Americans, Michelle and I have been so touched by...

USAfrica: Congo’s Kabila and Gambia’s Jammeh disgrace to democracy in Africa

By LEARNMORE ZUZE The world, today, watches with indignation as armed forces massacre innocent civilians justly protesting against incumbent Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila, whose mandate to rule expired in November. For nearly...

Soccer: Why Cristiano Ronaldo is hated by many, loved by more

By Michael Hlophe, in South Africa Special to USAfrica multimedia networks (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive   Hated by many, loved by more, but respected by all. This is normally the case for all the individuals that perform at the highest...

USAfrica: Anambra State honours its heritage icons (Ojukwus), business titans (Ibetos) on Dec 16;...

ANAMBRA HONOURS ITS HERITAGE ICONS, HIGH-ACHIEVERS AND BUSINESS TITANS ON DECEMBER 16; Chimamanda Adichie, Mikel Obi, Chido Nwangwu get Ambassador of Excellence award Special to USAfrica (Houston), USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive The Anambra State of Nigeria, nicknamed fittingly...

USAfrica: death toll rising in Nigerian church roof collapse

Rescue workers in Nigeria hunted for survivors Sunday inside an evangelical church where the roof caved in on worshippers, killing at least 60. Emergency services in the remote southeastern city of Uyo, the capital of...

USAfrica: Ghana President Mahama accepts election defeat with dignity

CONCESSION SPEECH OF PRESIDENT JOHN MAHAMA Special to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive   My fellow Ghanaians, My Brothers and Sisters, A while ago, I phoned Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and offered him my congratulations for emerging the winner...

USAfrica: Nigeria’s Leadership problems, issue is not young or old; it’s ability. By Eddie...

Nigerians frequently make the argument that the cure for Nigeria's ills is to sweep all old leaders into the Atlantic and replace them with the so called youths. But this is an argument that...

USAfrica: Fidel Castro, Africa liberation ally, in the eyes of history. By Prof. Manuel...

By Manuel Barcia, Professor of Latin American History and Deputy Director at the Institute for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies at the University of Leeds.Special to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com He continued to influence international politics,...

USAfrica: Why I oppose protests against Trump’s election. By Dozie Ezeife

Special to USAfrica multimedia networks (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com I did not support the election of Donald Trump as the next President of the United States. I am mortified by his surprise win and terrified by...

USAfrica: In stunning upset, Trump beats Clinton; Obama’s legacy on the line. By Chido...

Special to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com Donald John Trump, real estate developer and former reality tv personality, has been elected the 45th President of the United States. He won under the banner of the Republican...

USAfrica: Buhari, Nigeria’s Economic Recession and Lessons from the grasshopper. By Dr. Arthur...

By Dr. Arthur Agwuncha Nwankwo Special to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com   There is this anecdote in Igboland about the grasshopper and the bird called “Okpoko”, a mysterious bird reputed for its queer ways. Okpoko is...

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Soccer: Ghana stuns Nigeria 4-1 to win WAFU cup

Ghana has won the West Africa Football Union Cup of Nations following a resounding defeat of their bitter soccer rivals Nigeria by a 4-1. It...

McCain kills Trump/Republicans’ second effort to repeal ObamaCare

Washington (AFP) - US Senator John McCain on Friday announced his opposition to the latest Republican attempt to replace Barack Obama's signature health care...