You can tell the story too
A glimpse into the murky world of espionage
10 Feb 2013 21:20 GMT
QF1 – Super-sub Mubarak Wakaso hit two goals as four-times champions Ghana ended the fairytale run of minnows Cape Verde Islands with a 2-0 victory in Port Elizabeth [AFP]
"Today, we all watched a beautiful game but, unfortunately, the best team is going home and the tournament will lose its shine," said Blue Sharks coach Luis Antunes [AFP]
QF2 – Hosts South Africa were unceremoniously dumped out on penalties 3-1 by a triumphant Mali after a tense match of few scoring chances ended 1-1 after extra time in Durban [Reuters]
Mali(***)s goalie Soumbeyla Diakite was the hero, saving penalties from Bafana Bafana(***)s Dean Furman and May Mahlangu [Reuters]
QF3 - Underdogs Nigeria shocked title favourites Ivory Coast 2-1 to book their semi-final against Mali. The Super Eagles are trying to win their first title since 1994 [AFP]
It was another disappointing elimination for Didier Drogba who may have wasted his last chance to win a trophy with Les Elephants [AFP]
QF4 – Burkina Faso reached the semi-finals for the first time since 1998 thanks to a header in extra time from Jonathan Pitroipa. They(***)ll now meet Ghana in Wednesday(***)s semi-final [AFP]
SF1 - Nigeria made it through to their first AFCON final since 2000, with a dominating 4-1 thrashing of Mali. It was a commanding performance and anything but a competitive semi-final with the victors decided early on [Reuters]
SF2 - Burkina Faso were the surprise finalists of the competition after reaching their first final with a penalty shootout victory over Ghana. They sneaked past the Black Stars but can they now upset the Super Eagles? With this kind of team spirit, anything is possible [Reuters]
It ended with smiles for Mali who here celebrate with their third place medals after defeating Ghana 3-1. It was another upset that the competition(***)s underdogs produced [GETTY]
And the winner is ... Nigeria, who ended a 19-year title wait with a 1-0 victory over Burkina Faso at Soccer City. Sunday Mba knocked home the first half goal to give the Super Eagles victory [AFP]
Poisoned waters and illegal fishing drove Somalis into sea piracy to feed families, according to relatives.
Human Rights, Poverty & Development, Environment
Italy's 'Ndrangheta crime syndicate is believed haul in more revenue than many Fortune 500 companies.
Italy, Crime, Europe
'Marg' vigilante group vows to safeguard northern Afghanistan from armed factions amid reports of ISIL infiltration.
War & Conflict, Asia, Afghanistan
Tens of thousands stranded after southern Africa country's record floods face rising risk of disease outbreak.
Humanitarian crises, Africa, Malawi
The System examines two cases where prosecutorial misconduct may have led to wrongful imprisonment.
Crime, Law, United States
The FIFA presidential candidate explains why he is challenging Sepp Blatter and how he plans to reform the organisation.
Sport, Middle East, FIFA
The music of the Algerian Sahara, known as Ahalil, is a key part of a way of life that has survived for centuries.
Arts & Culture, Algeria, Music
People & Power investigates how a match-fixer and his syndicate corrupted global football.
Sport, Football, Corruption