Thamsanqa Jantjie gesticulates at his home during an interview with the Associated Press in Johannesburg, South Africa,Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The South African presidency says the health condition of Nelson Mandela has become critical.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Eight South African police officers were charged with murder on Friday for the death of a taxi driver dragged by a police vehicle, a videotaped incident which became a worldwide symbol of police brutality in this country.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius reported to South African authorities on Monday under bail terms in the murder case against him, said a spokeswoman for the Olympic athlete.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says a program designed to foster a new generation of young African leaders will be renamed to honor former South African President Nelson Mandela.
BOONE, N.C. (AP) — A spokeswoman for an aid organization says an American doctor is receiving intensive medical treatment in West Africa after he was infected with the deadly Ebola virus.
BOONE, N.C. (AP) — A spokeswoman for an aid organization says an American doctor is receiving intensive medical treatment in Africa after he was infected with the deadly Ebola virus.
BOONE, N.C. (AP) — An aid organization says that an American doctor working with Ebola patients in Liberia has tested positive for the deadly virus.
N'DJAMENA, Chad (AP) — France's president announced the redeployment of 3,000 French troops in five of its former colonies across northwest Africa as part of an operation to help fight terrorism in the region.
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — More than 530 deaths in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone have now been attributed to the Ebola virus — the largest outbreak on record.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The South African government has denied parole to the former head of a covert police unit that tortured and killed dozens of people during white minority rule.
BUKAVU, Congo (AP) — The wife of Vice President Joe Biden has traveled to conflict-wracked eastern Congo to meet with survivors of sexual violence.
SYDNEY (AP) — The Orica-GreenEDGE pro-cycling team says South African rider Daryl Impey has failed a doping test.
DOUALA, Cameroon (AP) — The World Health Organization says West Africa's Ebola outbreak has claimed 467 lives as the death toll continues to climb in all three countries reporting cases.
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Stephen Keshi had just finished repelling yet another questioning about Nigeria players' bonus payments when he wiped his brow, leant forward and posed one of his own questions back.
(NAPSI)—Recent events have shown once again that Morocco is much more than beautiful beaches and colorful markets. It is also an important ally that the United States has come to rely on in the midst of the ongoing turmoil in the Middle East and North Africa.
Secretary of State John Kerry, here pictured with Morocco's King Mohammed VI, has praised the king's leadership in promoting democracy and human development. (NAPS)
(NAPSI)—I went to Africa for the animals, and for good reason—you won’t find wildlife more magnificent anywhere else in the world. And I relished every moment of my bush adventures, expertly orchestrated by Micato Safaris. But by the time I left Africa, it was the people who had captured my heart.
Natalie DiScala is a Toronto-based editor and writer who works for Style at Home, is the editor of Oh! Travelissima and contributes to The Huffington Post. Natalie is shown here in a hot-air balloon with writer-husband Johnny Jet. (NAPS)
BANGKOK (AP) — Conservationists say there's a new threat to the survival of Africa's elephants that may be just as deadly as poachers' bullets: the black-market trade of ivory in cyberspace.