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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.

Who is the ‘Blade Runner’?

He was the so-called "Fastest Man on No Legs," and his inspiring story captured the imagination of the world at the London Olympics. Now, as the cameras pan once again towards Oscar Pistorius, he is playing the lead role in a more tragic tale that bega...

Meet the first black Miss Israel

Yityish Aynaw has gone from an Ethiopian orphan, to becoming an Israeli beauty queen set to shine on the world stage.

First WHO worker stricken with Ebola

For the first time, a worker with the World Health Organization has fallen ill from Ebola, the WHO tells CNN.

Tunisia, Egypt . . . Is Nigeria next? By Prof. Rosaire Ifedi

Tunisia, Egypt . . . Is Nigeria next? By Prof. Rosaire Ifedi Special to USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine, The Black Business Journal, USAfrica e-group and Nigeria360@yahoogroups e-group Congratulations to the people of Egypt on...
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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...

Is this the world’s smallest painting?

Paintings smaller than a nib of a pencil have gone viral attracting buyers and followers from around the world.

Nigeria President declares state of emergency in parts of northern region

The President said that "I have in the exercise in the powers conferred on me ... declared a state of emergency in the following parts of the federation…. Terrorism is a war against all of us. I call on all Nigerians to join hands with government to fight these terrorists."
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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...

DISASTER as Ghana mall collapses in Accra; 3 dead, dozens trapped

By David Adadevoh and Chris Stein (AFP), Accra: A six-storey shopping mall collapsed in the Ghanaian capital Accra on Wednesday, with at least three people so far confirmed dead and dozens of victims feared...

OIL in NIGERIA: Liquid Gold or Petro-Dollars Curse? by Chido Nwangwu, USAfrica

OIL in NIGERIA: Liquid Gold or Petro-Dollars Curse? By Chido Nwangwu, USAfrica Founder & Publisher.  Archiving of this updated essay on another web site is Not authorized; only web links are allowed. Written October 19, 1998 and...
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