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Gunmen have opened fire on a minibus carrying members of a taxi drivers' association, killing 11 people and critically wounding four others, South African police say.
Zimbabwe's president is trying to rally the country's white minority voters, who traditionally back the opposition, as the race in this month's historic election becomes too close to call.
GRAPHIC: Experts were driven from the site of an ancient Egyptian sarcophagus after opening it unleashed a putrid stench.
Video has emerged of the moment a vintage plane crashed in South Africa, leaving two people dead and three Australians among the injured.
Barack Obama has denounced the policies of US President Donald Trump, taking aim at the "politics of fear, resentment, retrenchment," and decrying leaders who are caught lying and "just double down and lie some more."
Eight critically endangered black rhinos are dead in Kenya after wildlife workers moved them from the capital to a new national park.
Engineers are working out how to open what is thought to be the largest sarcophagus ever found in the Egyptian port city of Alexandria.
South African authorities say a severely injured person who was declared dead at the scene of a road accident and taken to a morgue turned out to be alive.
Photos of a US hunter posing with the dead body of a "rare" black giraffe she had just killed during a hunt in South Africa have sparked outrage.
Agadez, Niger - Nothing could be further from the gates of paradise than this scorching, unearthly wasteland stretching out as far as the eye can see and beyond.
Zimbabwe's election campaign season took a worrying turn when a crude bombing at a speech delivered by President Emmerson Mnangagwa appeared to be an attempt on his life.
Sara Netanyahu, wife of the Israeli prime minister, has long been plagued by allegations of living a lavish lifestyle with the taxpayers' money, and squabbling with staff and meddling in state affairs. She's now charged with a series of crimes including fraud and breach of trust.
A group of tourists visiting Serengeti park in Tanzania have learned the hard way to never try to pat a lion.
For 25 years, Patrick Matondo has earned a living buying and selling monkeys, bats and other animals popularly known as bush meat along the Congo River.
A man fatally stabbed two people and wounded several others at a mosque near the South African city of Cape Town before police shot and killed the attacker, local authorities said.