Togo delays elections over voter list concerns

Presidential polls to be held 10 days later, after West African economic group said voter list needed revising.

Innovate Africa

Community active

From recycling with cycles to using waste to build cheap computers, meet the young social entrepreneurs changing Africa.


Street protesters in Togo demand term limits

Demonstrators want constitution changed to impose presidential term limits that would bar president from running again.

Business & Economy

Ghana's shot at manufacturing a boon for Africa

Two enterprising Ghanaians are developing products that they hope will catapult their country to man


Latin America

Boateng, Muntari given qualifiers axe

Ghana have omitted Kevin Prince Boateng and Sulley Muntari from African Nations Cup qualifiers after Brazil bust-up


Togo wants venue-change due to Ebola

Officials have asked the Confederation of African Football to move football qualifiers out of Ebola-affected Guinea.


Ebola forces state emergency in Sierra Leone

President Koroma calls in security forces to quarantine affected areas as WHO announces more deaths in West Africa.


Nigeria tests for first suspected Ebola case

Man from Liberia in hospital with symptoms of disease, which has killed hundreds in West Africa in latest outbreak.


Group H: Russia v South Korea preview

Russia look in fine form after topping their qualifying group. Can South Korea stop them from starting off with a win?


Keshi's logic helping Nigeria

A Q&A with Nigerian football coach who gives an insight into Jon Obi Mikel's return to the squad and the plans ahead.


Zimbabwe sending athlete to Sochi 2014

Luke Steyn, 20, will become the first athlete from Zimbabwe at the Winter Olympics when he races in the slaloms in Sochi


Eto'o hattrick sinks Manchester United

Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o scores three as the Blues hammer Manchester United 3-1 in the Premier League.


Palestine casts first vote at UN

Palestine's delegation to UN General Assembly casts first ballot in routine vote, saying now closer to full membership.