On Tuesday, President Obama will announce more efforts by the U.S. to lead a global battle against the spread of the deadly virus
Lack of power is holding Africa back
The South African athlete escaped the worst possible outcome at his murder trial. But we're only beginning to grapple with the ramifications
The Paralympian has been found guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting of his girlfriend, after being acquitted of the more serious charge of murder, a...
10% of all Africans now use the social network on a regular basis
Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone together experienced a 49% increase in cases in just the last three weeks
Racially-based injustice is America’s ongoing apartheid
'We have to make this a national security priority'
The United Nations warns of food shortages as Ebola tightens borders
The disease-stricken region is facing a fresh crisis, as it contends with meager food supplies and sky-high prices
Unlike the rhino or the elephant, this shy, nocturnal creature enjoys few international safeguards
The global health body says 21 deaths and 37 new suspected cases have made this outbreak one of the largest in 7 years, defying local claims that the virus is...
Some 400 African migrants are estimated to have successfully scaled a border fence between Morocco and the Spanish territory of Melilla on Wednesday, crossing...
The governing ANC party is expected to maintain its two-thirds majority, but dissatisfaction with the jobless rate and recent corruption scandals may cause it to...
I’m waiting for Aliko Dangote. Everyone is. Africa’s richest man, worth $24.7 billion (more than Carl Icahn, George Soros and any number of lesser Western...
And four other shocking facts Americans should know about the continent
The double-amputee athlete is accused of murdering his girlfriend
Body would address country's decades-long civil war
Park rangers are fighting well-armed, highly-skilled groups in the battle over central Africa's elephants
Rescuers are trying to reach the trapped miners at a site east of Johannesburg