TAG: USAFRICA


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...


APGA backs Obiano for 2nd term; appoints new officers

APGA backs Obiano for 2nd term; appoints new officers

APGA backs Obiano for  2nd term; appoints new officers Special to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com  @USAfricaLive @Chido247 The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has...


USAfrica: As Nigerians protest “South Africans stop killing us” Onyeama, Dambazau meet today in Pretoria with Zuma’s ministers

USAfrica: As Nigerians protest “South Africans stop killing us” Onyeama, Dambazau meet today in Pretoria with Zuma’s ministers

Special to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com • @USAfricaLive  @Chido247 Following up, almost 3 weeks after recent, coordinated spate of attacks against African immigrants, primarily...


Nigeria’s Buhari returns from London, settling into presidential villa

Nigeria’s Buhari returns from London, settling into presidential villa

Special to USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston •  USAfricaonline.com • @USAfricaLIVE After 51 days of a mix of medical check-up and modest vacation in London,...


#Biafra IPOB warns APC against pro-Buhari rally in Anambra

#Biafra IPOB warns APC against pro-Buhari rally in Anambra

By Chido Nwangwu @Chido247 Amidst all the speculation by millions of Nigerians regarding the health status of the Nigerian president Muhammad Buhari, a retired...


Obama dismisses Trump’s wiretapping claims as “simply false”

Obama dismisses Trump’s wiretapping claims as “simply false”

@Chido247 @USAfricaLIVE U.S former president Barack Obama’s spokesman, Kevin Lewis, has dismissed president Trump’s Saturday morning claim on Twitter that Obama surveilled Trump Tower...


USAfrica: Buhari’s uninspiring administration, long medical leave and politics of 2019. By Chidi Amuta

USAfrica: Buhari’s uninspiring administration, long medical leave and politics of 2019. By Chidi Amuta

Special to USAfrica [Houston] and USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLIVE   We must quickly draw the line. Between a groundswell of sincere well wishes for a president...


Oscar snafu: Moonlight wins ‘Best Picture’ after La La Land was incorrectly named

Oscar snafu: Moonlight wins ‘Best Picture’ after La La Land was incorrectly named

Oscar snafu: Moonlight wins ‘Best Picture’ after La La Land was incorrectly named. Special to USAfrica (Houston). @Chido247 @USAfricaLive The movie starring a multi-talented...


USAfrica: Readout of President Trump’s Call with Nigeria’s President Muhammad Buhari

USAfrica: Readout of President Trump’s Call with Nigeria’s President Muhammad Buhari

Special to USAfricaonline.com @Chido247 @USAfricaLive The Office of the Press Secretary of the President of the United States has released today [February 15, 2017], the...


Obama supports protests against President Trump’s immigration ban

Obama supports protests against President Trump’s immigration ban

“President Obama is heartened by the level of engagement taking place in communities around the country. Citizens exercising their constitutional right to assemble, organize and...


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...


USAfrica: “From this day forward it’s going to be only America First,” Trump sworn in as 45th President

USAfrica: “From this day forward it’s going to be only America First,” Trump sworn in as 45th President

Special to USAfrica and USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive @Chido247 [Today, January 20, 2017; the wrap] Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the...


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: President Obama says his 8years made America better, safer

USAfrica: President Obama says his 8years made America better, safer

USAfrica: President Obama says his 8years made America better, stronger and safer. Special to USAfrica multimedia networks (Houston)) and USAfricaonline.com [President Obama’s farewell address...


USAfrica: Ghana’s new President’s team apologizes for plagiarizing George Bush’s speech

USAfrica: Ghana’s new President’s team apologizes for plagiarizing George Bush’s speech

Special to USAfrica multimedia networks (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com • @USAfricaLIVE   In a rather unexpected twist, the great celebration and hopes of Ghanaians who...


USAfrica: Obiano’s phenomenal year of 2016 achievements

USAfrica: Obiano’s phenomenal year of 2016 achievements

Special to USAfrica multimedia networks (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com • @USAfricaLive By James Eze For Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, the New Year arrived...


USAfrica: Nigerians are suffering, Atiku cautions Buhari into 2017

USAfrica: Nigerians are suffering, Atiku cautions Buhari into 2017

Special to USAfrica multimedia networks (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com @Chido247 @USAfricaLive   Atiku Abubakar, Nigeria’s former Vice President (1999-2007) has publicly through a news release...


I’ll not run against Buhari in 2019, says ex-President Jonathan

I’ll not run against Buhari in 2019, says ex-President Jonathan

Special to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com  @Chido247  @USAfricaLive Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, the immediate former President of Nigeria, has dismissed as “fabrication” recent reports on ...