Africa: Five Key Takeaways from AFCON2017
The 2017 African Nations Cup finals are a thing of the past, and Cameroon were crowned worthy winners with their final victory over Egypt on Sunday. Read more »
Ghana/Burkina Faso: Burkinabe Win Bronze as Black Stars Crash at #AFCON2017
Burkina Faso’s 1-0 victory over Ghana in the third-place play-off match at the African Nations Cup finals in Gabon on Saturday exceeded expectations for the winners and… Read more »
Burkina Faso/Ghana: The Game Nobody Wants to Play #AFCON2017 #BRONZE
Burkina Faso and Ghana clash in the game nobody wants to play as they battle for the bronze medal at the 2017 African Nations Cup finals in Port Gentil on Saturday. Read more »
Egypt/Burkina Faso: Burkina Faso 'Better Than Us' - Pharoahs' Coach #AFCON2017
Egypt’s evergreen goalkeeper Essam El Hadary proved the hero as The Pharaohs booked a place in the African Nations Cup finals with a 4-3 penalty shoot-out victory over… Read more »
Burkina Faso/Egypt: Can Stallions Take Their First #AFCON2017 Cup?
Burkina Faso continue their quest for a maiden African Nations Cup title when they take on seven-time winners Egypt in their semi-final in Libreville on Wednesday (19h00 GMT). Read more »
Africa: Will History Help #AFCON2017 Semifinalists?
The semifinal line-up at the 2017 African Nations Cup finals is complete as Burkina Faso take on Egypt on Wednesday and Ghana tackle Cameroon a day later in what is sure to be two… Read more »
Burkina Faso/Tunisia: Controversial Free Kick Sets Burkinabe on Road to Victory
An elated Paulo Duarte says that it was Burkina Faso's ability to deal with the physical threat of Tunisia that ultimately saw them victorious in their African Nations Cup… Read more »
Burkina Faso/Tunisia: Stallions Hoping to Spring Surprise on Tunisia #AFCON2017
Burkina Faso will meet Tunisia in their 2017 African Nations Cup quarter-final in Libreville on Saturday with renewed hope that they can spring a surprise at this year’s… Read more »
Burkina Faso/Guinea Bissau: #AFCON2017 Burkina Faso Powers Through to Quarterfinals
Burkina Faso were certainly not expected to top their 2017 African Nations Cup Group A amid heavy competition from hosts Gabon and fancied Cameroon, but have proven they could be a… Read more »
Burkina Faso/Guinea Bissau: Burkinabe Chase Place in Afcon Quarterfinals
Burkina Faso are chasing the victory they know will give them a place in the quarterfinals of the 2017 African Nations Cup when they face minnows Guinea-Bissau in their final Group… Read more »
Gabon/Burkina Faso: Gabon Coach Hopeful of Reaching Next Round Despite Draw
Gabon coach Jose Antonio Camacho has called for calm after his side played to a second successive 1-1 draw at the African Nations Cup finals on Wednesday night, putting their hopes… Read more »
Gabon/Burkina Faso: AFCON Hosts Face Top-Class Burkinabe Side
The reaction of fans and the media in Gabon to their side's opening 1-1 draw with Guinea-Bissau at the 2017 African Nations Cup finals has been one of despair, but fortunes can… Read more »
Cameroon/Burkina Faso: Indomitable Lions Fail to Net the Ball - Again
If Cameroon are to lift a first African Nations Cup title since 2002 they need to find a greater cutting edge in front of goal. Read more »
Cameroon/Burkina Faso: Indomitable Lions Face Tough Start to Afcon 2017 Campaign
Cameroon must overcome the loss of several key players if they are to return to former glories and win the African Nations Cup, starting with a Group A encounter against Burkina… Read more »
Africa: Giants vs Minnows - Will AFCON Get a Surprise Victor?
The fate of perennial underachievers Senegal, the return of Egypt and the shock qualification of tiny Guinea-Bissau are just some of the major talking points as we prepare for the… Read more »
June 09, 2016
Africa: Thirty Nations Cut 'Multidimensional' Poverty in 'Runaway Success'
According to a new analysis from the Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative at the University of Oxford, 30 of 35 sub-Saharan African countries analysed for changes to… Read more »
March 25, 2016
Africa: U.S. to Africa's Leaders - 'Embrace Life After the Presidency!'
This is a crucial year for democracy in Africa. Six countries have already held presidential elections in 2016, and 11 more are preparing for elections. Read more »
March 07, 2016
Africa: How to Adapt to Beat Crippling Droughts
Right now, 14 million people across southern Africa face going hungry due to the prolonged drought brought on by the strongest El Niño in 50 years. Read more »
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