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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: #Biafra, Buhari and the children of Ojukwu. By Chido Nwangwu

Biafra, Buhari and the children of Ojukwu By CHIDO NWANGWU USAfricaonline.com @Chido247 @USAfricaLIVE Since April 25, 2017, millions of Nigerians, international security and diplomatic monitors of Nigeria have been witnessing two contrasting images of the country...

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...

Rwanda President Kagame bags 3rd term with 99% of votes; U.S “disturbed by irregularities”

Special to USAfricaonline.com The United States said Saturday it was "disturbed by irregularities" in Rwanda's presidential election which saw Paul Kagame celebrate a third consecutive victory with nearly 99 percent of the vote. State Department spokeswoman...

USAfricaBooks Profile: Chike Momah on his novels, tips on longevity, Chinua Achebe

USAfricaBOOKS Profile/Review/Q&A: CHIKE MOMAH, former diplomat and author of 6 novels. Special to USAfricaonline.com,  the USAfrica-powered e-groups of  Nigeria360, IgboEvents, UNNalumni,  and CLASSmagazine Houston. Follow us at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido and Twitter.com/Chido247  His latest novel is  'The Jericho Wall' (xlibris 2011; released in 2012). He speaks about   his novels,...

USAfrica Exclusive: Nigerian U.S football superstar Osi Umenyiora engages Miss Universe Angolan Leila Lopes

Special to USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston.                                                            ...

CLASSmagazine: ANOC-USA seeks to promote Igbo language and civilization, says Chief Jones Okeke

ANOC-USA membership consists of people from (six states) Abia, Anambra, Delta, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo States. Our members are titled men from Igbo speaking states of Nigeria. The titles include Nze, Ozo, Chiefs and Ogbuefi.

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

Catholic church targeted; 11 killed; 50 injured as suicide bomber strikes in Jos,...

Special to USAfricaonline.com,  the USAfrica-powered e-groups of  Nigeria360, IgboEvents, UNNalumni,  and CLASSmagazine Houston. Follow us at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido and Twitter.com/Chido247   JOS, Nigeria (AFP) - A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a Catholic church in central Nigeria on Sunday, killing seven people and sparking panic in which...

USAfrica: IPOB will kill Obasanjo if…., Kanu warns

Special to USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston Following the strong call by Nigeria's former President and one of the lead commanders of federal forces against the former Republic of Biafra (1967-1970) Olusegun Obasanjo that Nigerians must...

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...

Achebe was the Igbo, Nigerian, African conscience and consciousness. By Onyeka Onwenu

Achebe was the Igbo, Nigerian, African conscience and consciousness. By Onyeka Onwenu, MFR Exclusive tribute in USAfricaonline.com & CLASSmagazine Houston. Special to USAfrica multimedia networks, and CLASSmagazine, Houston.                      ...

#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,...

Awolowo’s STARVATION Policy against Biafrans and the Igbo requires apology not attacks on Achebe

Some have tried to put the blame on Gowon or the military leaders but Chief Awolowo’s own words are clear: “I decided to stop sending the food there.” It was not a military decision by Adekunle or Murtala. This is a decision made by then Finance minister of the federation, Chief Awolowo. He owned that decision in the interview quoted above. Whenever this issue is raised Awoists and the Awolowo family usually drew umbrage, assailing whoever called Awo out on this issue and generally attacking the character of those who dare to confront Awoists on the frailties of their leaders. It is time for Awoist to realize that Chief Awolowo is not infallible. He made some sound decision in governance as well as other horrendous decisions, one of which is this starvation policy. He might have done it to please the northern oligarchy who had promised to install him as president or he might have had a truly altruistic motive; whatever the case this is a sadistic policy that should never have been put in place by any Nigerian leader. The impact of Chief Awolowo's starvation decision on Biafra’s children still reverberates around the world. It was such that over 40 years later, Steve Jobs referenced it in the interview for his 2011 biography written by Walter Isaacson.

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: Each bomb that kills the innocent pushes Nigeria’s doom. By Prof. Okey Ndibe

Each bomb that kills the innocent pushes Nigeria's doom. By Prof. Okey Ndibe  Special to USAfricaonline.com,  the USAfrica-powered e-groups of  Nigeria360,  UNNalumni, and CLASSmagazine Houston Last Sunday, December 25, 2011, Nigeria made another bloody bid for global infamy as bombs detonated...

“Jos is real target of Boko Haram, radical Islamists” says Keziah Suwa at 2012...

"Jos is real target of Boko Haram, radical Islamists" says Keziah Suwa at 2012 USAfrica Prayer Breakfast in Houston. Special to USAfricaonline.com,  and CLASSmagazine Houston. The 2012 special guest speaker at the 13th ANNUAL USAfrica PRAYER BREAKFAST in Houston,...

Why #LeBronJames will be The King of NBA 2014 finals

Why #LeBronJames of Miami Heat will be The King of NBA 2014 finals.                                          ...

I Give Myself Away. live gospel song by William McDowell

I Give Myself Away. By William McDowell (video below) Special to  USAfricaonline.com and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow Twitter.com/Chido247, Facebook.com/MandelaAchebeChido Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 This outstanding and uplifting performance and live event footage of  the gospel song "I give myself away" by William McDowell is one of...

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.

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...

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USAfrica: Amidst Zimbabwe-Mugabe uncertainty, U.S embassy closed to public

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...

USAfrica BrkNEWS Zimbabwe military intervention not yet a coup against embattled Mugabe

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#AnambraDebates APC’s Nwoye fails USAfrica fact-check

#AnambraDebates APC’s Nwoye fails USAfrica fact-check During this evening’s Anambra Governorship election debate  (November 12, 2017), USAfrica and USAfricaonline.com Publisher Dr. Chido Nwangwu took fact-checking...
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