Africa: Afcon 2017 - the Quarterfinals That Were and the Semi-Finals That Are to Come
Egypt left it late, Ghana's Black Stars shone bright, the tournament favourites are out and Burkina Faso went through the motions to make it the semifinals. It's crunch time in the… Read more »
Africa: Afcon Quarterfinals - Everything You Need to Know About the Weekend's Fixtures
It's crunch time at Afcon as we head for the knockout stages of the competition. Last time out, the quarterfinals of the tournament produced a glut of goals, but with dodgy pitches… Read more »
Africa: Anti-Dictatorship Protest Continues, Gabon Crash Out
It's crunch time at the Africa Cup of Nations as we head into the final round of group fixtures. Most groups remain relatively open as teams fight for a place in the final eight.… Read more »
Africa: The Afcon Day That Was - 18 January - Cameroon Ruin Guinea-Bissau's Fairy Tale
Thursday holds the tasty prospect of a North African derby between Algeria and Tunisia, but Wednesday had plenty to offer in the action stakes. ANTOINETTE MULLER picks the bits… Read more »
January 17, 2016
Burkina Faso: Why Is Burkina Faso in Al Qaeda's Crosshairs?
After a tumultuous 15 months, during which they witnessed a revolution, a coup, a counter-coup, and the most open election in the country's history, the long-suffering citizens of… Read more »
January 18, 2016
Burkina Faso: New Nightmare - the Rising Threat of Radical Islam
The growing threat of Islamist activities in West Africa is complicated by increasingly blurred links between militant and criminal activities. Such collaboration of crime networks… Read more »
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