A European Commission spokeswoman hinted Monday at the possibility of sanctions against Ivory Coast if the country is unable to resolve its disputed presidential election.
Ralitsa Vassileva reports on tension, unrest in the Ivory Coast, where both presidential candidates claim victory.
South African President Jacob Zuma was forced to defend his right to have three wives Thursday, after he was put on the spot during an interview at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
"Project Runway" star Jack Mackenroth talks about living with HIV on World AIDS Day.
The head of a breakaway faction of South Africa's ruling party told thousands of cheering supporters Saturday that the African National Congress had turned the country's post-apartheid hope into despair with corrupt, incompetent and divisive policies
President Mugabe and his opponents are unable to implement a power-sharing deal. Now the opposition wants regional intervention
With Zimbabwe's political power-sharing deal in jeopardy, South Africa's former president Thabo Mbeki planned crisis talks Monday with both sides in Harare
Robert Mugabe's political rivals Saturday accused the Zimbabwean president of "ambush" in allocating key ministries to his own party in defiance of a power-sharing agreement aimed at ending political turmoil in the country.
Irreconcilable differences between supporters of ex-President Thabo Mbeki and those of his rival Jacob Zuma may lead to the creation of a new party
With the international community distracted by the financial crisis, Zimbabwe's embattled president backs away from sharing power
An angry exchange of public denunciations between top leaders of the ANC suggests that some Mbeki loyalists may be planning to quit the party
AIDS activists on Friday celebrated the removal of South Africa's health minister, accused of causing countless unnecessary deaths by promoting nutritional supplements instead of conventional medicine for people with HIV
South Africa's Parliament chose the deputy president of the ruling ANC party, Kgalema Motlanthe, as interim president Thursday to replace outgoing President Thabo Mbeki, the African National Congress said.
Thabo Mbeki's resignation could test South Africa's stability as CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports.
Analysis: The political infighting between Thabo Mbeki and Jacob Zuma has broken the ruling party's grip on the moral authority of a liberation movement
Kgalema Motlanthe, a former political prisoner and middle-ground consensus-builder, is expected to become South Africa's interim leader as it transitions to a Jacob Zuma presidency
Ten South African ministers and the deputy president have resigned as President Thabo Mbeki prepares to leave office.
The South African President's resignation opens the path to power for rival Jacob Zuma amidst questions about his country's future course
CNN's Ralitsa vassileva talks to a professor about South Africa's political issues after President Thabo Mbeki resigned.
South Africa's ruling African National Congress party is to name deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe as the successor to President Thabo Mbeki Monday, two government sources have told CNN.
South African President Thabo Mbeki announced his formal resignation Sunday during a televised address but did not say when he would leave office.
The leadership of the ruling African National Congress party in South Africa's call for President Thabo Mbeki to resign means the end of an era in South African politics.
The ruling ANC forces the President's resignation amid fierce party infighting over a court case against his chef rival
South African President Thabo Mbeki agreed Saturday to resign, clearing the way for his longtime political rival, Jacob Zuma, to run for the office next spring.
South Africa's president has agreed to resign after the country's ruling party called on him to step down
Zimbabwe's political rivals set aside deep differences Monday to sign a power-sharing deal intended to end the violent crisis that has paralyzed the country since the disputed election in March.
A power-sharing deal has been reached between Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and the opposition Movement for Democratic Change, South African President Thabo Mbeki said.
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe and opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai returned to power-sharing negotiations Monday afternoon with several "sticking points" left to resolve.
ANC president Jacob Zuma, frontrunner to lead the country, is facing renewed corruption charges
South African President Thabo Mbeki is heading to Zimbabwe for talks with the country's president and the head of an opposition faction, the South African government announced Wednesday.
Power-sharing talks between Zimbabwe's president and main opposition candidate are continuing and going "very well," South African President Thabo Mbeki said Tuesday after reports that the two sides had deadlocked.
Zimbabwe's president and his main political rival have signed an agreement for formal talks.
Mugabe and Tsvangirai agree to negotiate, making way for a possible end to the country's crisis. But obstacles remain
The nation's beaten down opposition may end up being forced to accept what it swears is unacceptable: A power-sharing deal
South African President Thabo Mbeki met Saturday with Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe and members of a breakaway opposition faction, the South African Foreign Affairs Department said.
The Guardian says it has proof that President Robert Mugabe rigged Zimbabwe's June runoff. CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports
The United States may soon put forward a U.N. Security Council draft resolution that would slap U.N. sanctions on Zimbabwe's long-time president, Robert Mugabe, and 11 senior members of his government.
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe "has blood on his hands" after the violence leading up to last week's election and should step down, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown says.
Officials at an African Union summit Tuesday adopted a resolution urging talks in Zimbabwe aimed at promoting peace and stability in the country, according to Egypt's official news agency.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's spokesman said Tuesday that talk of Western intervention in the country's politics smacks of colonialism and that the United Kingdom "can go and hang a thousand times."
ITN reporter Julian Manyon tries unsuccessfully to question Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe in the hallway at AU Summit.
President Robert Mugabe faced deeper international isolation Wednesday, with African states demanding that a discredited runoff election be postponed and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela rebuking the Zimbabwe leader for the first time
Thabo Mbeki holds talks with President Mugabe, but exiled Zimbabweans are not hopeful. CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports.
South African President Thabo Mbeki met with Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai on Wednesday hoping to quell bitterness over the presidential election, government and opposition party sources said.
Organizers expect hundreds of thousands of people to converge on central Pretoria Tuesday as a part of the country's so-called Million Man March against crime.
South African President Thabo Mbeki called the recent xenophobic attacks in his country a "disgrace" Sunday and warned that the attackers would be jailed.
Violence against foreigners in South Africa forces them into makeshift refugee camps in Johannesburg.
South African President Thabo Mbeki has approved the deployment of the army to help stop attacks on foreigners that have claimed at least 22 lives, his office announced Wednesday.
CNN's Robyn Curnow reports on a rash of xenophobic attacks on immigrants in Johannesburg.
Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai will contest the presidential runoff with incumbent Robert Mugabe, he announced on Saturday.
Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai will announce on Saturday whether he will take part in a presidential runoff, a spokesman for his party said Friday.
Zimbabwe's opposition said post-election violence was increasing Wednesday, a day after the army denied unleashing attacks on critics in the southern African country.
Zimbabwe's election crisis will "explode" if other nations fail to take action, the leader of South Africa's ruling party said Wednesday.
CNN talks with Jacob Zuma about plans to form a unity government in Zimbabwe.
As Mugabe continues to resist his electorate's verdict, Zimbabwe's neighbors could be the key to resolving the crisis
Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has called for the United Nations to set up a criminal court to prosecute those guilty of violence in the aftermath of the stalled election in his troubled country.
In an exclusive interview with CNN's Nkepile Mabuse, Morgan Tsvangirai gives a frank view on the crisis in Zimbabwe.
South Africa, which has been reluctant to criticize Zimbabwe publicly, made a strong call Thursday for the release of the African nation's presidential vote tallies
An opposition protest action fizzles, as fear of violence and poverty discourages people from staying away from work
While Mugabe's regime continues to withhold the elections result, even his most ardent rivals may be too afraid of violence to turn out for a planned general strike
A summit of Southern African leaders, meeting to discuss Zimbabwe's electoral stalemate, concluded Sunday with a weak declaration that appealed for a quick release of the results and the conclusion that the country is not in crisis.
Zimbabwe's opposition party called for a general strike to start Tuesday, the day after the country's High Court is due to decide whether to force publication of presidential election results, a party spokesman said Saturday.
South Africa's embattled police commissioner resigned Sunday as president of Interpol, a day after he took an extended leave of absence from his police duties, the international crime-fighting agency said in a statement.
South Africa's police chief and head of Interpol faces corruption charges. CNN's Emily Chang reports.
South Africa's ruling African National Congress said Tuesday that Jacob Zuma will be its presidential candidate in the 2009 national elections, despite his pending trial on corruption and other charges, the South African Press Association reported.
South African prosecutors on Tuesday denied claims that President Thabo Mbeki influenced their indictment of newly elected African National Congress leader Jacob Zuma.
Despite a checkered political career, Jacob Zuma is elected leader of the governing ANC. CNN's Robyn Curnow reports.
Two days after he was elected leader of the African National Congress, Jacob Zuma brushed aside a threat by South Africa's chief prosecutor to charge him with corruption.
The new leader of South Africa's ANC urges unity but does not mention the cloud of corruption charges hanging over him.
The triumph of Jacob Zuma in the race to lead the ANC marks a stunning veto of the course charted by its leader
Appealing for unity and taking a jab at his political rival, South African President Thabo Mbeki made a last-ditch attempt on Sunday to rescue his political career as he addressed a conference of the governing party.
As the ANC gathers to elect its leader, a new round of corruption allegations are leveled against the leading contender, Jacob Zuma
Jake White, who masterminded South Africa's World Cup victory, would be seriously considered for the vacant post of Australian coach if he applied, said Australian RU chief John O'Neill.
The justice system becomes a battleground for a power struggle within the ruling party
South African President Thabo Mbeki shrugged off opposition calls to fire his health minister on Monday after a newspaper reported she is an alcoholic and still drinking despite having a liver transplant.
President Mbeki fires the health minister who has tried to bring some sense to the nation's war against the disease
Following the recent publication of "In the Line of Fire," the autobiography of President Pervez Musharraf of Pakistan, here's some advice on penning your own life story.
Security was tight around the mountain town of Davos, Switzerland as global political and business leaders gathered for the annual World Economic forum.
UK Prime Minister Tony Blair, former U.S. President Bill Clinton and rock star Bono joined forces Thursday in Davos an attempt to focus the world spotlight on the plight of Africa.
French soldiers opened fire Tuesday on a mob at the entrance to a hotel in Abidjan, killing 11 people, including two police officers and a pregnant woman, Ivory Coast police said.
South African President Thabo Mbeki appointed an expanded Cabinet Wednesday that will focus on economic stability and attempt to bolster the country's foreign relations.
South Africa is throwing a $13 million party to celebrate its first decade of freedom after the end of apartheid.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has agreed to hold formal talks with his political opponents, South African President Thabo Mbeki announced Thursday.
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