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Kevin Anderson -- who lost in the final of the US Open in New York in September 2017 -- expressed delight at bucking a trend which has previously seen him lose in 11 finals.  By Paul Crock (AFP/File)

Anderson holds nerve to win New York Open

Monday, February 19, 2018

South Africa's Kevin Anderson bagged only the fourth title of his career with a three-set victory over Sam Querrey to cl ...

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Burkinabe filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo, a towering figure in African cinema, died Sunday at the age of 64, the national f ...

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Kenya's former world 400m hurdles champion Nicholas Bett made a winning return to the track on Saturday to secure a plac ...

Saturday, February 17, 2018

So good has been Liverpool's Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah's start to life at Anfield, fans are singing about converting ...

Friday, February 16, 2018

South Africa's Jacob Zuma, president until Wednesday when he resigned on live TV, faces an uncertain future as his legal ...

Friday, February 16, 2018

The release this week of Marvel Studios' latest superhero outing, Black Panther , has triggered the enthusiasm of Afric ...

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Under the auspices of the Kofi Annan Foundation, a new initiative i ...

Thursday, February 15, 2018

The population of orangutans in Borneo has plummeted by more than half since 1999 -- nearly 150,000 of the apes -- large ...

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Retired archbishop and Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu announced Thursday that he had quit his role as an ambassador for Oxf ...

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Jacob Zuma stood down as South African president after nine years in power marked by corruption scandals and court actio ...

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Super Rugby's latest incarnation kicks off this weekend with event boss Andy Marinos vowing the slimmed down tournament ...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

The UN envoy for Guinea-Bissau on Wednesday urged the Security Council to push the West African country to urgently hold ...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

The United Nations said Wednesday it had registered 18 alleged cases of sexual abuse and exploitation by its peacekeeper ...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has urged men in his country to marry two or more women in a bid to curb prostitution ...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

The struggle for power in South Africa intensified Wednesday as President Jacob Zuma raged against a resignation order f ...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

A politically-connected business dynasty that moved to South Africa from India, the Gupta family finds itself at the cen ...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

British charity Oxfam, reeling from claims of sexual assault and rape by its workers in Haiti and South Sudan, is not th ...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

SEATTLE mdash; February 13, 2018 mdash; Today, Bill and Melinda Gates share their 2018 Annual Letter , ldquo;The 1 ...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The world has abundant freshwater but it is unevenly distributed and under increasing pressure, UN agencies say, as high ...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

South African President Jacob Zuma's battle to stay in office despite the ruling ANC party reportedly asking him to step ...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

MAPUTO, Mozambique, 13 February 2018, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- DHL Global Forwarding, the leading international ...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

South Africa braced Tuesday for a major political showdown as scandal-tainted President Jacob Zuma reportedly rejected a ...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

A man involved in the 2014 kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls from Chibok in northeast Nigeria has been jailed for ...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Could a plate of couscous warm up relations between wary North African nations? A drive to win coveted UNESCO status for ...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Before man-made climate change kicked in -- and well before Day Zero in Cape Town, where taps may run dry in early May ...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

At least two men died Monday in clashes between demonstrators and riot police in Guinea, following protests over local e ...

Monday, February 12, 2018

Prolific Egyptian Mohamed Salah scored again and Ivorian teenager Yann Karamoh made a dream first Serie A start in the m ...

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