Africa Archive

South Africa counts votes as ANC looks to retain power

South African elections officials counted ballot papers early on Thursday, a day after a vote seen

Water-storing soccer fields stave off drought in South Africa

Sibusiso Mohlapi, a math and science teacher at Boshoek Primary School in South Africa’s North West province, often

Oprah Winfrey Goes Wedding Dress Shopping for One of Her South Africa School Graduates

Oprah Winfrey Goes Wedding Dress Shopping for One of Her South Africa School Graduates | Entertainment

About a million children affected after southern Africa cyclone, UNICEF estimates

UNICEF is estimating about a million children are affected by a cyclone that struck southern Africa

Death of Canadian in Burkina Faso highlights growing instability in Sahel region of West Africa

The death of Canadian Kirk Woodman, who was abducted in Burkina Faso this week and whose

HIV-positive mother in South Africa donates piece of liver to critically ill child

Doctors in South Africa say they transplanted part of a liver from a mother with HIV

Longest eclipse of century to darken parts of Asia and Africa — but you can see it, too

The moon will glide into Earth's shadow Friday in what will be the longest lunar eclipse

Listeriosis outbreak linked to processed meat threatens 16 countries in Africa, WHO says

A deadly outbreak linked to tainted food in South Africa is now threatening other African nations,

Fiery train crash kills 18, injures more than 260 in South Africa

A passenger train carrying people home after the holidays slammed into a truck in rural South