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Egypt face Ghana showdown

Seven-time African champions to meet rivals in World Cup qualifiers as Ivory Coast and Senegal set for feisty showdown.

Egypt face Ghana showdown

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

Sport

Cameroon reach Brazil playoffs

Aurelien Chedjou's heroics sink Libya to give the 'Indomitable Lions' the last place in Africa's World Cup playoffs.

Cameroon reach Brazil playoffs

Sport

Ethiopia qualify at expense of South Africa

Nigeria ease past Malawi to join Ethiopia in the final round of African qualifying for the 2014 World Cup.

Ethiopia qualify at expense of South Africa

Sport

Ethiopia stripped of qualifying win

South Africa return to race for World Cup places as Ethiopia forfeit three points for fielding an ineligible player.

Ethiopia stripped of qualifying win

Botswana

Youssou N'Dour takes Senegal to the world

Politician discusses his transformation from rock star to tourism minister.

Youssou N'Dour takes Senegal to the world

Politics

Cocaine trade 'kingpin' in New York for trial

Ex-navy chief of Guinea-Bissau brought to US to face trial over his alleged role in international cocaine trafficking.

Cocaine trade 'kingpin' in New York for trial

Sport

Ghana hope to end 31-year losing streak

Semi-finalists in last four Africa Cup of Nations, Ghana and impressive keeper Fatawu Dauda prepare for judgement day.

Ghana hope to end 31-year losing streak

Sport

Ghana end Cape Verde's fairy tale run

Black Stars overpower minnows Cape Verde after super-sub Mubarak Wakaso's heroics secure an Africa Cup of Nations semi.

Ghana end Cape Verde's fairy tale run

Sport

Ghana look to their 'Baby Jet' Gyan

The Black Stars haven't won the Africa Cup of Nations for 31 years but one special striker might be able to change that.

Ghana look to their 'Baby Jet' Gyan

Sport

Cape Verde manager entertains media

There's plenty of laughter at Cape Verde press conference but it doesn't mean AFCON outsiders are ready to head home.

Cape Verde manager entertains media

Sport

North African teams fail to shine

Yet again West African teams dominate the Africa Cup of Nations as Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria miss out on quarters.

North African teams fail to shine

Sport

Togo pip Tunisia to last quarter-final place

The Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final fixtures are revealed as a late penalty miss helps Togo to historic win.

Togo pip Tunisia to last quarter-final place

Sport

South Africa and Cape Verde qualify

Hosts South Africa make it through to the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals and are joined by debutants Cape Verde.

South Africa and Cape Verde qualify

Tutu's Children

Sandro de Brito: Cape Verde's finance wizard

The only course participant from an African island, he is working on enhancing the financial might of his country.

Sandro de Brito: Cape Verde's finance wizard