Photos show the desperate search for scraps left by big diamond operators. But amid rampant poverty and unemployment, zama-zamas see no other way to provide for their families.
Methanol was found in all of their bodies and investigations are continuing to determine whether the levels of the toxic chemical were enough to have killed them last month.
How Sotiris Missailidis, head of R&D in Brazil's vaccine agency, used the COVID crisis to push through a game-changing effort for middle-income countries to invent their own mRNA vaccine.
A mass shooting at a tavern in Johannesburg's Soweto township has killed at least 15 people and left others in critical condition.
Dubbed the "train of hope," the Phelophepa has brought health care to millions of South Africans. But it's facing an unprecedented spree of theft and vandalism on the country's railways.
It's still not known what caused the deaths of the young people, aged between 13 and 17. Pathologists are studying the cause of death from blood samples.
It is unclear what led to the deaths of the young people, who were reportedly attending a party to celebrate the end of winter school exams.
New versions of omicron are circulating in the United States and South Africa. Two new studies shed light on the potential for future surges — and the risk factor if you've already had omicron.
If Dr. Ifeanyi Nsofor could have a hand in creating another season of the reality show, he'd ditch the 'Real Housewives' drama and get the cast to talk about COVID vaccines.
As the world enters the pandemic's 3rd year, some ask whether the 70% vaccination goal set by WHO and the Biden administration could in fact be detrimental. Also: See our map of global progress.