“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.” NELSON MANDELA
USAfrica, characterized by the CNN and The New York Times as the largest (and arguably, the most influential African-owned, U.S-based multimedia networks, was founded since 1992 by Dr. Chido Nwangwu. He is the author of the soon-to-be-released 2019 book, Mandela & Achebe: Leadership, Identity and Footprints of Greatness, and former adviser on Africa business to the ex-Mayor of Houston.
Also, he established the 1st African-owned, U.S.-based professional newspaper published on the internet USAfricaonline.com. USAfrica Inc was established May 1992, first print edition of USAfrica magazine published August 1993; USAfrica The Newspaper on May 11, 1994; CLASSmagazine on May 2, 2003; PhotoWorks.TV in 2005, and several platforms and products. USAfricaonline.com is powered by the global resources of USAfrica, CLASSmagazine, CLASSmagazine.TV, PhotoWorks.Tv, USAfrica.TV, MLKMandelaAchebe.com, AchebeBooks.com and ChidoNwangwu.com
USAfrica The Newspaper was voted the Number One community newspaper in Houston (the 4th largest city in the U.S.) in the annual ranking by the readers and editors of the Houston Press in 2001.
In July 2017, he was issued a U.S. Congressional Recognition for USAfrica’s 25 years, noting that “Your service is truly worthy of the respect, admiration, and commendation of the United States Congress.”