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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.

Boko Haram, ISIS have left al Qaeda behind

Expert tells CNN how the rise of new terror groups is changing the jihadist world.

Huge fire shuts down Kenyatta International Airport

Huge fire shuts down Kenyatta International Airport Special to  USAfricaonline.com and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow Twitter.com/Chido247, Facebook.com/MandelaAchebeChido Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247   Nairobi: A huge fire has grounded operations at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport ( JKIA), Nairobi. Arrival and take off of planes are affected...

This is the way to end poverty

Money alone can't solve the problems that beset so many people around the world -- poverty, conflict, inequality, lack of opportunity. But money is necessary to help fund the solutions we know already exist for a more sustainable and equitable future f...

President Obama makes powerful, personal comments on the race and killing of Trayvon Martin...

President Obama makes powerful, personal comments on the race and killing of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman Special to  USAfricaonline.com and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow Twitter.com/Chido247, Facebook.com/MandelaAchebeChido Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 USAfrica, Friday, July 19, 2013: "The reason I actually wanted to come out today...

Heroic woman standing up to Al-Shabaab

Amran Abdundi is on a mission to make life safer in one of the world's most dangerous borders.

USAfrica: JOS KILLINGS add to Jonathan’s security headaches as family of 7 killed in...

KILLINGS and MAYHEM near JOS add to Jonathan's security headaches as family of 7 killed in christian village of Tatu. By Chido Nwangwu. Special to USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston,  USAfricaonline.com , PhotoWorks.TV and the USAfrica-powered e-groups of  Nigeria360 and UNNalumni. USAfricaonline.com:...

After World Cup disgrace: Salam disagrees wt Nigeria’s prez Jonathan’s 2-year ban on international...

Aftermath of 2010 World Cup soccer loss: Salam disagrees with Nigeria's president Jonathan's 2-year ban on international soccer activities. Special to USAfricaonline.com and CLASSmagazine, Houston The suspension of Nigeria's national football team from international competition for...

Can a palm weevil cure world hunger?

Palm weevils. To look at, these tiny bugs are relatively unassuming, perhaps even slightly creepy to the insect-adverse. To Mohammed Ashour, however, they are the solution to many of the ills facing the developing world. The humble palm weevil could po...

SHOWDOWN wt JONATHAN: Nigeria workers set nationwide strikes for Jan 9

SHOWDOWN wt President JONATHAN: Nigeria workers set nationwide strikes for January 9 Special to USAfrica, USAfricaonline.com,  the USAfrica-powered e-groups of  Nigeria360,  UNNalumni, and CLASSmagazine Houston Nigeria Labour Congress, Trade union Congress (TUC), and their affiliates have set and called for nationwide...

USAfrica: Jonathan sends new message with Pius Anyim’s appointment as Nigeria’s Secretary to Federal...

USAfrica: Jonathan sends new message with Pius Anyim's appointment as Nigeria's new Secretary to Federal Government By Chido Nwangwu, Special to USAfrica, Houston and Abuja. USAfricaonline.com: Following his inauguration on Sunday May 29, 2011 as the...

Nigerian files Lawsuit in Chicago over wife’s death in Lagos plane crash

He added that the urgency of the Allisons' filing is that David Allison "didn't want to be No.153; he wanted to be No. 1....

When shall Nigerians listen to the sage Achebe and be wiser? By Prof. Kalu...

Achebe’s delineation of the differences in the upbringing and mentality of the major Nigerian actors in the conflicts, Ojukwu and Gowon, adds some clarity to the understanding of how the general conducted the war and why it was difficult for people to bring them to the table for peace making. The nuanced differences between them are seen also in the eerie description of the gory incident of “The Asaba Massacre,” for there was blood, blood, blood everywhere on the Niger. Reading about it feels like seeing blood seeping through every page of the segment.

USAfrica: Jonathan or Buhari, who will be a better C-in-C for Nigeria?

Jonathan or Buhari: Who will be a better C-in-C for Nigeria? By Rev. Joshua Amaezechi Understandably, insecurity is one issue that tops political discourse as we countdown to the March 28, 2015 presidential election. In the...

A school for eco warriors

The African Wildlife Foundation is hoping to do some tricky medicine on the world at large. It's trying to stop the planet's lungs from collapsing.

45 killed by radical Islamist attacks on churches in Kaduna, Zaria

Residents of Wusasa district spoke of many injuries but could not confirm any deaths at the ECWA GoodNews Church. "Many people in the church were injured but I have not seen any dead bodies," a woman who was in the church in Wusasa at the time of the explosion said by telephone from her hospital bed.

ECOWAS, African, UN, USA leaders uphold Ouattara, reject Gbagbo as Ivory Coast’s duly elected...

ECOWAS, African, UN, USA leaders uphold Ouattara, reject incumbent Gbagbo as Ivory Coast's duly elected President By USAfrica, USAfricaonline.com wt additional wire reports/toi/agency The 15-nation West African regional bloc ECOWAS, several African and world leaders continue...

UN, the world should avoid military expedition in Ivory Coast, rather sponsor peaceful referendum

Ask yourself this question: does one more Ivorian deserve to die because Ouattara wants to be President of Ivory Coast, and / or because Gbagbo will not leave that office following a lost, even if disputed election? The answer should be a resounding “No!"

74 dead in Uganda bomb blasts; 1 American, many injured

74 dead in Uganda bomb blasts Bomb explosions that tore through two bars in the Ugandan capital at the weekend left at least 74 people dead and wounded 65 others, a national police spokeswoman...

USAfrica: INEC Chairman Jega calling for Abia senatorial voting materials of March 28

USAfrica: INEC Chairman Jega calling for Abia senatorial voting materials of March 28. Special to USAfricaonline.com,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 and Twitter.com/Chido247 The chairman of Nigeria’s elections commission Prof. Attahiru Jega, according to USAfrica sources in Abia...

Nigeria: After killing of 19 persons, 7 suspects arrested in Zamfara

Nigeria: After killing of 19 persons, 7 suspects arrested in Zamfara Special to USAfricaonline.com and Nigeria360 e-group Police and law enforcement authorities in northern Nigeria's Zamfara state have arrested seven people suspected of involvement in a...

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BrkNews: IPOB tells Trump, U.N to hold Nigeria’s Buhari responsible for killing, torture of...

@USAfricaLive @Chido247 By Chido Nwangwu USAfrica: As the global social media, human rights organizations, citizens and journalists publish disturbing and violent images, evidently, capturing the activities...

Obasanjo advises Buhari military methods will not resolve Biafra issues

Nigeria’s former President, retired General Olusegun Obasanjo has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari that his current use of force against members of the Indigenous People...
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USAfrica BrkNEWS: VIDEO Nigerian soldiers torture, kill and maim Igbo youth and IPOB activists...

VIDEO BrkNEWS: Nigerian soldiers torture, allegedly kill and maim Igbo youth and IPOB activists on Aba-Umuahia expressway in Abia State. The videos are drawing...