TAG: AFRICA


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...


93-yrs-old President Mugabe returns to flood-wrecked Zimbabwe

93-yrs-old President Mugabe returns to flood-wrecked Zimbabwe

Special to USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive Harare – Heartened no doubt by the enthusiastic welcome he got in Ghana, ageing President Robert Mugabe is finally back home to...


USAfrica: Gambia’s tyrant Yahya Jammeh flies into exile in Equatorial Guinea

USAfrica: Gambia’s tyrant Yahya Jammeh flies into exile in Equatorial Guinea

Gambia’s defeated leader Yahya Jammeh and his family have flown into exile in Equatorial Guinea, a corruption-ridden African country (near Nigeria’s south eastern areas of...


African troops move into Gambia as elected president sworn in; Gambians erupt in celebration

African troops move into Gambia as elected president sworn in; Gambians erupt in celebration

African troops move into Gambia as elected president sworn in; Gambians erupt in celebration  By Malick Ba in Dakar with Jennifer O’Mahony and Emil...


USAfrica: Gambia’s president Jammeh escalates state of emergency; defies Buhari, ECOWAS

USAfrica: Gambia’s president Jammeh escalates state of emergency; defies Buhari, ECOWAS

Special to USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive @Chido247 Gambia’s Yahya Jammeh has declared a state of emergency just two days before he was due to step down,...


USAfrica: Fidel Castro, Africa liberation ally, in the eyes of history. By Prof. Manuel Barcia

USAfrica: Fidel Castro, Africa liberation ally, in the eyes of history. By Prof. Manuel Barcia

By Manuel Barcia, Professor of Latin American History and Deputy Director at the Institute for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies at the University of Leeds.Special...


USAfrica: In stunning upset, Trump beats Clinton; Obama’s legacy on the line. By Chido Nwangwu

USAfrica: In stunning upset, Trump beats Clinton; Obama’s legacy on the line. By Chido Nwangwu

Special to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com Donald John Trump, real estate developer and former reality tv personality, has been elected the 45th President of...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Who are Africa’s most dangerous terror groups?

Deadly bombings, mass kidnappings and shocking massacres. CNN's Robyn Kriel explores the continent's deadliest terror...


Four women feeding Africa

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South Africa’s most popular car is…

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Outrage over S. Africa ‘maiden’s bursary’

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Why Africa is no longer ‘poor’

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The secret behind Coca-Cola’s success in Africa

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Rapper held in S. Africa over ‘World Passport’

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Africa’s huge problem with the Internet

This week, the African Union is meeting to discuss human rights, and particularly how the continent can realize the full potential of its...