The federal trial in Manhattan was built on the testimony of the defendants’ former boss, Paul Le Roux, a South African crime lord.
The space rock crashed in a desert in Sudan in 2008, and the flaws in its embedded minerals are like nothing seen in today’s solar system.
The inquiry will focus on senior African National Congress politicians, signaling that party figures could answer for abuses under former President Jacob Zuma.
One of the greatest concentrations of birds of prey in the world can be found among the towering rock formations and thick forests of Matobo National Park.
A wildlife trust she established in Kenya took in young animals, including many who had lost their mothers to poachers.
The assets belong to the Guptas, three brothers who built a business empire through their ties to former President Jacob Zuma, his family and political allies.
The Nigerien authorities believe they may have captured Doundoun Cheffou, a militant leader tied to the deaths of four American soldiers in October.
Since apartheid ended, African National Congress leaders have siphoned off tens of billions of dollars. Will South Africa’s new government confront such epic graft?
Ms. Madikizela-Mandela, who died at 81, was given an official funeral by the African National Congress, which had often sought to keep her at arm’s length.
In the queer capital of South Africa, young men are defining themselves through dress.
Oussouby Sacko is working to make a country with a declining population confront its traditional resistance to taking in foreigners.
Using loggerhead genetics, researchers traced the routes of turtles that return decades after birth to nest near their original homes.
The world knew them as teenagers, in dark robes with sad faces. We portrayed them in a different manner.
More than 250 people were killed on Wednesday, after a military aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff.
The decision to let the prisoners go seemed intended to mollify human rights critics.
Plagued by a mysterious ailment and the Boko Haram insurgency, President Muhammadu Buhari, 75, said he would seek a second term next year.
The resignation of the speaker of Parliament should reduce the threat of violence as power struggles strain the government.
The Democratic Republic of Congo is boycotting a donor conference that aims to raise $1.7 billion for millions of Congolese people affected by conflict.
To protest overcrowded and undersupplied hospitals, health care workers in the West African nation are staging walkouts, adding their voices to a growing swell of political opposition.
Standard doses of two TB drugs were insufficient in African subjects also infected with H.I.V., a study finds. Experts say treatment guidelines should be revised.