Algeria beat Senegal to win the Cup for the first time since 1990.
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President Cyril Ramaphosa was accused on Friday of misleading Parliament about a campaign donation after his predecessor, Jacob Zuma, was called to testify in a corruption hearing.
The men were tried under an antiterrorism law and were the main defendants in a case that put two dozen suspects on trial.
Hemorrhagic fever inspires almost mythic terror, but whether it can be beaten depends more on people than on medical advances.
Scientists tested a costly approach to curbing the AIDS epidemic: Test everyone in the community, and treat anyone who is infected.
The World Health Organization issued the order; the virus has infected more than 2,500 people and killed nearly 1,700.
The power-sharing agreement is another step on the country’s fraught transition to democracy. But key details have yet to be worked out.
It seemed too outrageous that such a place would be bombed, but if it were true it might be a war crime. It was the middle of the night in Libya. How could we verify the claim?
With the bands Juluka and Savuka and as a solo artist, Mr. Clegg fused Western and African cultural influences and defied racial separation.
The year-old outbreak has now reached Goma, a heavily populated city near the border with Rwanda. The W.H.O. will ask experts again to decide whether to issue a declaration that could increase funding to fight the disease spread.
An American ban on trophies may have contributed to a growing trade in lion skeletons.
The former president of South Africa is accused of taking part in systematic looting of state resources by wealthy allies and African National Congress leaders.
Hodan Nalayeh, a Somali-Canadian journalist, had a popular online show about Somalia. She was killed in a terrorist attack on a hotel.
Our journey to the moon took us a long way from Earth, but it was always tangled up with power politics here on the ground.
Somali forces ended an all-night siege on a hotel in the southern port city of Kismayo on Saturday morning.
At least 10 people, including a Canadian journalist, were killed by militant Islamists in an attack on a hotel in the port city of Kismayo, a Somali official said.
The son of Jacob Zuma faced charges for his role in a deadly 2014 collision in which his Porsche 911 crashed into a minibus in Johannesburg.
He emphasized that diaspora meant more than just the American slave trade. It began in prehistoric times, he said, and continues to this day.
A July 2 airstrike in Libya killed more than 50 migrants and refugees at a detention center. Our investigation found that they were being held less than 100 yards from a weapons depot that had been struck two months earlier.
Despite mounting evidence that elephants find captivity torturous, some American zoos still acquire them from Africa — aided by a tall tale about why they needed to leave home.