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* He is the 1000th survivor in Liberia Medical charity MSF, at the forefront of the fight against Ebola in west Africa, said Tuesday it had saved a 1000th...

Migrants are scrambling to reach Spain’s north African territory Melilla at double the rate of last year, an official said Tuesday, speaking days...

by Andrew BEATTY/AFP At the 2012 London Olympics, before 80,000 roaring fans and a constellation of camera flashes, it took Oscar Pistorius 45.44 seconds to become a global icon. His sprint around the 400m track was the first time in history that a double-amputee had raced at the Olympic games. The race capped an Olympian triumph over adversity for Pistorius. His journey...

No escape: Pistorius hears from his lawyer inside the Pretoria court South African judge Thokozile Masipa on Tuesday sentenced Oscar Pistorius to five...

Zambian President Michael Sata, who has not been seen in public in weeks, has left the country for a medical check-up, the presidency said Monday. Sata’s...

Fashola,middle, Orelope-Adefulire, Oba Akiolu, right at the event The Lagos State Government on Sunday said it was finalising arrangements to deploy some...

France’s foreign minister said Sunday a call by unions representing Air France cabin staff to suspend flights to Ebola-hit Guinea would encourage...

Ghana’s main opposition party has nominated former foreign minister Nana Akufo-Addo as its candidate for president in 2016, giving him his third...

President Jacob Zuma of South Africa, has urged wives of African leaders to intensify their advocacy for peace on the continent. Zuma said this when he...

Cameroon said Friday its army killed 107 Boko Haram fighters, while a police officer told AFP at least 30 civilians were murdered by the Islamist guerrilla...