'Diplomatic tit-for tat' intensifies as Pretoria issues strongly worded statement criticising Nigeria
The drug is 'not good enough’ to stop transmission but will cut the huge burden of the disease, say scientists
The Zulu king has been accused of inciting racial hatred, but South Africa's problems go much deeper
Siyanda Ngwenya thrown out of South African Big Brother for 'sexual misconduct', and Axola Mbengo removed ‘for her own well-being'
Police attempting to 'flush out' gunmen from student accommodation after 15 people killed
President-elect vows to succeed where Goodluck Jonathan failed and rid Islamist militants from the north
A sculpture of British imperialist Cecil Rhodes has come to symbolise 'institutional racism', activists say
Over six million people have been ordered to stay in their homes to help stop the spread of the disease
Owner arrested after banning Africans after 5pm 'because you never know who is Al-Shabaab'
Sisa Abu Daooh has spent the last 40 years dressing and working as a man to provide for her family
African elephants have an unparalleled sense of smell and are better than sniffer dogs because they never forget
Wealthy hunters pay a premium to shoot 'Frankenstein freaks of nature' like white lions and golden gnus
Female military healthcare worker contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone, MoD confirms
Thieves 'brazenly ignore' cameras to steal mobile phones and laptops from journalists in Johannesburg
The leader of the Nigerian Islamist group pledges allegiance to Islamic State in his latest video
As Liberia releases its last Ebola patient, the virus continues to spread in other West African nations
'People don't respect the traffic police,' said one Congolese taxi driver. 'We should respect the robot'
Robert Mugabe is offered an economic 'olive branch' – but what exactly is going on in Zimbabwe?
Human Rights Watch accuses both sides in South Sudan's conflict of arming young children – often by force
Football league matches have been suspended indefinitely following the violence at a Cairo stadium
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