A Very Short History of the African Cup of Nations

From Africa is a Country Wed Jan 16 2013, 11:44:59

The big kick-off is nearly upon us. Just 11 months after that extraordinary Zambian triumph in Libreville, starting Saturday we have another month of football ahead as Africa's top teams (and South Africa, there as hosts) fight it out to be Champions of Africa. We'll be covering the tournament more intensively this time around, in [...]

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse

You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Africa:   Stuck on France-Italy Border, Migrants Ponder Next Move (analysis)
Voice of America
25 October 2016

Migrants have continued to arrive on Italy’s shores by the thousands this year. Most of them are Africans who hope to continue on to other European countries. But emergency border checks in ... [read more]

Africa:   Pro-Trump Ugandan Youth Storm U.S. Embassy, Arrested (news)
The Monitor
25 October 2016

Police on Tuesday arrested two Ugandan youth for demonstrating at the United States embassy in Kampala in support of Donald Trump, the Republican candidate in the US presidential election due on ... [read more]

Africa:   More Coal Plants Will Deepen Poverty, Researchers Warn (news)
Thomson Reuters Foundation
24 October 2016

Building just a third of planned new coal-fired power plants around the world would push hundreds of millions of people into poverty as it accelerates climate change past an agreed limit of 2 degrees ... [read more]

blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!