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Nigeria confirms 1st case of new virus in sub-Saharan Africa

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) - Nigerian authorities on Friday reported the first confirmed case of the new coronavirus in sub-Saharan Africa as the outbreak spread...

Malawi legalizes cannabis cultivation for certain uses

BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) - Malawi has legalized the cultivation of cannabis as the country seeks an alternative to tobacco, its main earner of foreign...

Pompeo says South Africa land seizures would be ‘disastrous’

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - America's top diplomat on Wednesday asserted that South Africa's plan to allow expropriation of private property without compensation would...

Pompeo: South Africa land reform plan would be ‘disastrous’

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - America's top diplomat on Wednesday asserted that South Africa's plan to permit expropriation of private property without compensation would...

Not done: Caster Semenya runs again, says ‘I’m here to stay’

Caster Semenya ran her first public race in eight months and broke the national 300-meter record at a low-level meet at a South African...

US military downgrades efforts against extremists in Sahel

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The U.S. military has switched from trying to degrade Islamic extremist groups in West Africa’s sprawling Sahel region to merely trying...

US military downgrades efforts against extremists in Sahel

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The U.S. military has switched from trying to degrade Islamic extremist groups in West Africa’s sprawling Sahel region to merely trying...

US military downgrades efforts against extremists in Sahel

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The U.S. military has switched from trying to degrade Islamic extremist groups in West Africa’s sprawling Sahel region to merely trying...

Mandela’s release 30 years ago birthed a new South Africa

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) - Thirty years ago, Nelson Mandela was released from 27 years of imprisonment by South Africa's apartheid regime and...

Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala dies at 78

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The founder of the South African multi-Grammy-Award-winning music group Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Joseph Shabalala, has died at age 78, the state...