Navy cook turned boxer Davilson Morais is one of only three super heavyweight boxers from the continent at the Games.
by Nicolas Haque
Poverty & Development
by Benjamin Durr
by Inside Story
Business & Economy
Sport16 Sep 2013 12:45 GMT
Seven-time African champions to meet rivals in World Cup qualifiers as Ivory Coast and Senegal set for feisty showdown.
Sport12 Sep 2013 15:35 GMT
FIFA disqualifies minnows from African qualifying playoffs for fielding an ineligible player.
Sport08 Sep 2013 18:59 GMT
Aurelien Chedjou's heroics sink Libya to give the 'Indomitable Lions' the last place in Africa's World Cup playoffs.
Sport07 Sep 2013 20:22 GMT
Nigeria ease past Malawi to join Ethiopia in the final round of African qualifying for the 2014 World Cup.
Sport01 Jul 2013 12:47 GMT
South Africa return to race for World Cup places as Ethiopia forfeit three points for fielding an ineligible player.
Botswana15 Jun 2013 16:37 GMT
Politician discusses his transformation from rock star to tourism minister.
Politics06 Apr 2013 02:37 GMT
Ex-navy chief of Guinea-Bissau brought to US to face trial over his alleged role in international cocaine trafficking.
Sport05 Feb 2013 12:45 GMT
Semi-finalists in last four Africa Cup of Nations, Ghana and impressive keeper Fatawu Dauda prepare for judgement day.
Sport02 Feb 2013 18:06 GMT
Black Stars overpower minnows Cape Verde after super-sub Mubarak Wakaso's heroics secure an Africa Cup of Nations semi.
Sport01 Feb 2013 17:11 GMT
The Black Stars haven't won the Africa Cup of Nations for 31 years but one special striker might be able to change that.
Sport01 Feb 2013 13:31 GMT
There's plenty of laughter at Cape Verde press conference but it doesn't mean AFCON outsiders are ready to head home.
Sport31 Jan 2013 15:18 GMT
Yet again West African teams dominate the Africa Cup of Nations as Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria miss out on quarters.
Sport30 Jan 2013 19:54 GMT
The Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final fixtures are revealed as a late penalty miss helps Togo to historic win.
by Nikolas Kozloff
© 2017 Al Jazeera Media Network