African land reform, plot by plot, may be the foundation for solving so much else – from famine to poverty to genocide.
A selection of the African continent's fights over land that have turned into violent, conflict, or threaten to.
The news that Angolan separatists sprayed bullets into the Togo team's bus on Friday, killing three and wounding several others, has cast a dark shadow over the African Cup of Nations soccer tournament. What can South Africa learn from this?
FIFA settled the World Cup draw in South Africa today ahead of next summer's tournament. The US will face off against England and minnows Algeria and Slovenia.
To mark World AIDS Day, South Africa's President Jacob Zuma announced a major policy shift, offering to provide treatment to all children diagnosed as HIV-positive.
José Bright’s “Saturday school” helps poor-but-promising schoolkids – and their parents – to succeed.
Despite fierce opposition to homosexuality, African bishops say the Vatican's effort to bring more Anglicans to the Catholic church will falter, largely because of the autonomy that they enjoy.
All US government offices in the country were ordered closed on Tuesday after authorities received 'credible,' undisclosed information about a terrorist threat.
The group's soft approach to Zimbabwe's president disappoints many, but some say it may be more effective in engaging him.
Frustrated by Africa's unreliable service, a business needing to send 4GB of data 50 miles put Winston the pigeon up against the Web – and Winston won.
The South African president said Zimbabwe's young national unity government is working, despite recent bickering over powersharing.
Expectations for a shift in the relationship between the two nations are high as the South African president makes his first official trip to Zimbabwe today.
Findings in South Africa date to as early as 164,000 years ago and suggest modern human behavior emerged much earlier than thought.
Despite a few hiccups, the Confederations Cup soccer tournament was a 'great success,' say local and international soccer authorities.
The polarizing ANC leader is expected to draw record numbers of voters to the polls in Wednesday's presidential race.
Populist Jacob Zuma's expected victory in Wednesday's presidential poll unnerves some well-to-do South Africans, but others are drawn to his commitment to the traditional value of 'ubuntu.'
South Africa's ruling party candidate, Jacob Zuma, vows no constitutional changes ahead of April 22 vote.
Case against South Africa's ANC party leader was tainted by politics, but some say a private suit may follow.
It says it denied the Tibetan monk a visa so that politics wouldn't overshadow the upcoming World Cup. Critics say the decision was a nod to China.
The kitchen filled with the scents of a faraway land.
Patrick Davids left behind a life plagued by alcoholism and drug addiction to keep swimmers and surfers safe along one of the world's most perilous coastlines.
The Congress of the People party officially launches on Tuesday. Its leaders – dissidents from the African National Congress – could usher in a more vibrant multiparty era.