Sport

Riot erupts at African football semi-final

Riot police and helicopter called in to help stem violence between fans from AFCON hosts Equatorial Guinea and Ghana.

Riot erupts at African football semi-final

Sport

Equatorial Guinea hoping for a lasting legacy

Residents of the Africa Cup of Nations hosts are hoping to get more out of the tournament that just stadiums.

Sport

Guinea win drawing of lots to seal Cup progress

Guinea, Mali finished all three of their group matches 1-1. Ivory Coast topped the group with 1-0 win over Cameroon.

Guinea win drawing of lots to seal Cup progress

Sport

Algeria, Ghana seal African Cup progress

Algeria end Senegal's hopes while Ghana produce stunning comeback to beat South Africa in Group C.

Algeria, Ghana seal African Cup progress

Congo Republic

Eq Guinea held in Cup opener

Late equaliser earns Congo share of the points against the hosts in the opening match of the Africa Cup of Nations.

Eq Guinea held in Cup opener

Sport

AFCON - Equatorial Guinea's biggest test

Africa's premier football tournament kicks off in the tiny country that was given just weeks to prepare itself.

AFCON - Equatorial Guinea's biggest test

Opinion

Africa's oil shock

The economic transformation of African countries and the falling price of oil.

Zainab Usman

by Zainab Usman

Zainab Usman

Sport

Cup of Nations hosts sack Goikoetxea

Equatorial Guinea fire the former 'Butcher of Bilbao' as coach less than two weeks before Africa Cup kickoff.

Cup of Nations hosts sack Goikoetxea

Africa

Nigeria miss out on Africa Cup of Nations

Holders draw last qualifying match against already-through South Africa and fail to qualify for the main event.

Nigeria miss out on Africa Cup of Nations

Sport

Equatorial Guinea to host African Cup

One of Africa's smallest countries chosen as replacement for Morocco to host the Africa Cup of Nations.

Equatorial Guinea to host African Cup

Africa

Dozens killed as fresh fighting erupts in CAR

At least 37 people dead in capital Bangui, while local hospitals overflow with injured from sectarian clashes.

Sport

Brazilian Costa named in Spain squad

La Liga's top scorer named in sides to play friendlies as Brazil say he has 'turned his back' on his country's dreams.

Brazilian Costa named in Spain squad

Sport

Cape Verde lose World Cup chance

FIFA disqualifies minnows from African qualifying playoffs for fielding an ineligible player.

Cape Verde lose World Cup chance

Politics

Mugabe inaugurated despite legitimacy worries

Africa's longest serving ruler takes the reins of power again following a disputed election in Zimbabwe.

Mugabe inaugurated despite legitimacy worries

Sport

FIFA ward off Ugandan goverment

Africa continues difficult relationship with football authorities as Uganda becomes latest country to receive warning.

FIFA ward off Ugandan goverment