USAfrica: Almost $1million in cash, multiple currencies seized from homes of top Nigerian judges with Buhari’s approval

USAfrica: Almost $1million in cash, multiple currencies seized from homes of top Nigerian judges with Buhari’s approval

Nigeria’s security agency seized cash in various currencies totalling $800,000 (643,216 pounds) during raids targeting some of the country’s most senior judges in corruption...


USAfrica: After 56 years, Nigeria, Buhari still at Crossroads. By Sanya Ademiluyi

USAfrica: After 56 years, Nigeria, Buhari still at Crossroads. By Sanya Ademiluyi

Special commentary exclusive to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com “I covered perhaps, over 1,500 kilometres between the South East and Middle Belt areas, mostly on...


USAfrica: Obama’s veto, terrorism and danger of congressional overreach

USAfrica: Obama’s veto, terrorism and danger of congressional overreach

By DOZIE EZEIFE Special to USAfricaonline.com A few hours ago, into the closing days of September 2016, the United States Senate and the House...


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

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

By Dr. Arthur Agwuncha Nwankwo Special to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com   There is this anecdote in Igboland about the grasshopper and the bird...


Gabon President Bongo names Ngondet new prime minister

Gabon President Bongo names Ngondet new prime minister

Special to USAfrica and USAfricaonline.com Gabon President Ali Bongo promoted foreign minister Emmanuel Issoze Ngondet to the post of Prime Minister on Wednesday [August...


Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, resurfaces in a video

Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, resurfaces in a video

The embattled leader of jihadist group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, resurfaced in a video posted online Sunday, rejecting assertions by the Nigerian army that...


Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau resurfaces in a video

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau resurfaces in a video

The embattled leader of jihadist group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, resurfaced in a video posted online Sunday, rejecting assertions by the Nigerian army that...


Is this Africa’s best party?

Ghana's Asafotufiami Festival celebrates the victories of local warriors. No one knows when it started, but it's the biggest cultural festival on the...


Boko Haram leader mocks parents of missing girls

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Missing Chibok girls’ parents react to new Boko Haram video

Boko Haram's Abubakar Shekau seems to be the proverbial cat with the nine lives, given the number of times the Nigerian army has claimed...


Why 44% of Africans don’t trust elections

Threats, bribes and stuffed ballot boxes may sound like a political drama, but these are all real issues that Africans face during national elections,...


Algeria train collision injures 78

At least 78 passengers were injured when two trains collided in Algeria on...


Migrant boat death toll climbs above 160

At least 162 people drowned when a migrant boat capsized this week off the coast of Egypt, state media Ahram Online reported...


The stylist behind Beyoncé most controversial look

Jenke Ahmed Tailly wanted to a woman of color for his L'Officiel cover shoot. He got Beyonce, and the result was...


Boat survivors tell of heroism, loss

Metwally Mohamed says he knew as soon as he boarded the boat anchored off the Egyptian coast that it would...


Disappeared in Africa’s North Korea

Aster Yohannes is believed to be in solitary confinement in Eritrea, which thousands of people flee annually to escape widespread...


The 81 year old BMW designer

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Egypt President: Trump ‘strong leader’

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi says that Donald Trump would "no doubt" make a strong...


The tech team saving education

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Would you swap your sneakers with a stranger?

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