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Trump’s sacking of Comey could rise to obstruction of justice. By Tim Weiner

Trump’s sacking of Comey could rise to obstruction of justice. By Tim Weiner

Special to USAfricaonline.com By Tim Weiner Our commander-in-chief has made a serious miscalculation. He seems to think the U.S. government is like a reality...


SHOWDOWN: Trump fires FBI director Comey

SHOWDOWN: Trump fires FBI director Comey

President Donald Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey Tuesday, ousting the nation’s top law enforcement official in the midst of an investigation into...


USAfrica: Buhari jets back to London for urgent medical treatment

USAfrica: Buhari jets back to London for urgent medical treatment

@USAfricaLIVE @Chido247 Nigeria’s ailing President Muhammadu Buhari is enroute London, for an indefinite period of medical check up. USAfrica & USAfricaonline.com note that the...


#Terror alert: ISIS tells Muslims in Egypt to avoid Christian gatherings

#Terror alert: ISIS tells Muslims in Egypt to avoid Christian gatherings

Egypt’s Islamic State leader has warned Muslims to stay away from Christian gatherings The militant leader sent the warning suggesting the extremists will continue...


Showdown: 3 Female Suicide Bombers Killed in Borno, Nigeria

Showdown: 3 Female Suicide Bombers Killed in Borno, Nigeria

Three suspected female suicide bombers were killed while attempting to attack a military outpost near Muna garage at the outskirt of Maiduguri in Borno...


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

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...


#USAfrica: #Biafra IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu face mountain-high bail conditions

#USAfrica: #Biafra IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu face mountain-high bail conditions

Special report by CHIDO NWANGWU USAfricaonline.com @Chido247 @USAfricaLIVE The harsh reality of the mountain high jump, stringent and extremely difficult to meet conditions ordered today...


Piracy and hijackings return to Somalia and Horn of Africa, says U.S commanders

Piracy and hijackings return to Somalia and Horn of Africa, says U.S commanders

By Dickstein Corey/Stars&Stripes CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti — The U.S. military in East Africa is monitoring a sudden return of piracy around the Horn of...


USAfrica: Nigeria’s Buhari drops the hammer on Sec to Govt David Lawal, NIA’s Ayo Oke

USAfrica: Nigeria’s Buhari drops the hammer on Sec to Govt David Lawal, NIA’s Ayo Oke

Contract deals and preferential awards forced Buhari to suspend Sec to Govt. [quote font=”helvetica” bgcolor=”#753349″][/quote]Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), David Babachir...


Pope speaks on “old and new forms of slavery, discrimination”, condemns “oppressive regimes”

Pope speaks on “old and new forms of slavery, discrimination”, condemns “oppressive regimes”

Special to USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive (UPI) — Pope Francis marked Easter Sunday with an address praying for relief for the violence-beset populations of Syria, south...


USAfrica: Trump to Sell $600m Planes to Nigeria to fight Boko Haram

USAfrica: Trump to Sell $600m Planes to Nigeria to fight Boko Haram

Trump to Sell $600m Planes to Nigeria to fight Boko Haram Special to USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive @Chido247 (AP) The Trump administration will move forward with...


#Terrorism State of Emergency in #Egypt #ISIS claims Palm Sunday bombing of church; killed 44

#Terrorism State of Emergency in #Egypt #ISIS claims Palm Sunday bombing of church; killed 44

By Hamza Hendawi, (AP) Tanta, Egypt — Suicide bombers struck hours apart at two Coptic churches in northern Egypt, killing 44 people and turning Palm...


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

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 [has] won the backing of the ruling ANC party, which rejected calls for...


Showdown: South Africa President Zuma under pressure as parliament considers ‘no-confidence’ debate

Showdown: South Africa President Zuma under pressure as parliament considers ‘no-confidence’ debate

USAfrica News & Insights from South Africa  Zuma is the first president to face a series of motions of no confidence in the National...


USAfrica: While Nigerians, Africans were binding and casting Lucifer, Dubai went into massive infrastructural development.  By Prof. Abel Idowu Olayinka

USAfrica: While Nigerians, Africans were binding and casting Lucifer, Dubai went into massive infrastructural development. By Prof. Abel Idowu Olayinka

While Nigerians, Africans were binding and casting Lucifer, Dubai went into massive infrastructural development. By Prof. Abel Idowu Olayinka, the Vice Chancellor of the...


Soccer: Nigerian players problems with getting visas will affect matches in London

Soccer: Nigerian players problems with getting visas will affect matches in London

Abuja (AFP) – Nigeria could avoid playing friendlies in London from now on because of problems obtaining visas for staff and players, coach Gernot...


USAfrica: Nigeria launches 48-hour online visa application system

USAfrica: Nigeria launches 48-hour online visa application system

Nigeria has launched an online system aimed at enabling business executives to apply for a visa online and collect it on arrival 48 hours...


USAfrica: President Trump suffers strategic defeat in avoiding healthcare vote. By Chido Nwangwu

USAfrica: President Trump suffers strategic defeat in avoiding healthcare vote. By Chido Nwangwu

U.S President Donald J. Trump suffered a major, strategic defeat with his failure alongside House Speaker Paul Ryan to gather enough votes to support...


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

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...


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

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...