Africa: Diverse Views on New Afcon Host

Updated: Mon 17 Nov, 07:52 am

Equatorial Guinea has been commended for stepping in as hosts but the Human Rights Watch has warned of the event's potential to distract attention from the government's poor rights record. read more »

New Afcon Hosts Announced

Updated: Sat 15 Nov, 03:54 am

The new host of the African Cup of Nations has been announced, after Morocco refused. read more »

Crackdown Ahead of Elections in Equatorial Guinea

Updated: Thu 16 May, 06:05 am 2013

The government has arrested activists and members of the opposition and placed restrictions on social media ahead of elections later this month, watchdog groups have said. read more »