High unemployment, frustration and nationalistic sloganeering by local leaders contributes to a spike in anti-foreigner violence not seen since the 2008 riots...
Hundreds of migrants have now fled the country to escape bloodshed
The countries in West Africa affected most by the Ebola outbreak are asking donors to cancel their debts and give them $5 billion to $6 billion in aid over two...
The findings shed light on the connections between early human ancestors
One lethal epidemic could give rise to another
This NASA footage shows show dust from the Sahara winds up in the Amazon rainforest
A scholar of global health observes the current Ebola outbreak with an eye toward history
The Pentagon is withdrawing U.S. troops from West Africa who were stationed there in September to fight Ebola, leaving behind only a small force to combat future...
Red carpets, paparazzi, fistfights and $382,000 gala dinners? Welcome to Jacob Zuma's 8th annual address to South Africans
“For a solid hour last night South Africa resembled a messy, dysfunctional state being held together by the security forces”
Nigeria is is the last country in Africa which is still polio-endemic but it hasn't had a case in six months
"As a region, we need to up our game,” says Dr. Matshidiso Moeti
But the World Health Organization says vigilance is imperative to prevent reinfection in seemingly eradicated areas
Reprinting triggered an uproar from Islamic communities
The rapper says Americans—both black and white—need to know their history
Since the start of the Ebola outbreak in March, TIME has covered the devastation throughout West Africa and the virus’ spread worldwide. Our Africa Bureau Chief,...
British nurse William Pooley has criticized Bob Geldof's charity single
Trevor Noah had a memorable arrival as a new correspondent on The Daily Show Thursday night. The South African comedian and actor had an extended riff with Jon...
“The trend lines are all moving in the right direction,” says Gen. David M. Rodriguez
The retired NBA star wants everyone to stop buying ivory—and wishes he’d shot more 3s