Africa Archive

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