AFCON 2017: Best photos from 15 January
16 January 2017 | 6:00 am
A compilation of the best photos from 15 January at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon.
14 Jul 2019
Ghana's skate soccer stars are hoping to compete in their own version of the Africa Cup of Nations. But the tournament, featuring players living with disabilities, needs $150k in funding.
11 Jul 2019
Following a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris, Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara says he hopes the Elephants will win a third Africa Cup of Nations trophy after they beat Mali 1-0 to qualify for the quarterfinals.
10 Jul 2019
Sports analyst Solomon Fowowe and The Guardian staff writer, Dennis Erezi return with what Nigerians should expect when the Super Eagles of Nigeria take on the Bafana Bafana of South Africa at the AFCON 2019 quarter-final on Wednesday.
12 Jul 2019
AFCON 2019: Algeria and Tunisia reach a place in semi-finals.
19 Jul 2019
Dakar kids paint their neighborhood red, yellow and green to show support for the Lions of the Teranga ahead of their clash with Algeria.
23 Jul 2019
Senegal national soccer team returns home to a presidential welcome despite loss in Africa Cup of Nations final.
23 Jul 2019
Tens of thousands of cheering crowds lined the streets of Algiers on Saturday to welcome home the nation's soccer team, winners of the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time in their history.
19 Nov 2019
A large fire burns near an entrance to a besieged Hong Kong campus after protesters threw Molotov cocktails to fend off a police advance on the university, according to AFP reporters at the scene.
20 Feb 2020
Leo Ramirez, Hector Retamal and Sebastien Ricci, reporters with Agence France Presse, are among the few journalists who covered the new Coronavirus outbreak from the epicentre of the disease in Wuhan, China, before being repatriated to France and quarantined at the Carry-le-Rouet centre.
20 Mar 2020
Super eagles player, Kenneth Omeruo has reacted to the postponement of AFCON over the spread of Coronavirus and the how it has impacted on the players in Spain. Kenneth says it is indeed a terrible situation, it is something no one expected at this crucial time in the season of football.
25 Mar 2020
Nigeria won her first Africa Cup of Nations in 1980. Segun Odegbami's first-half brace and Mudashiru Lawal's effort in the second-half powered Nigeria to a 3-0 victory past Algeria as they grabbed their first Afcon trophy 40 years ago. And later won the second in 1994 and the third in 2013 but were losing finalists in 1984, 1988, 1990 and 2000.
6 Jun 2020
Hundreds of mourners attend the funeral of Nabil Hasan al-Quaety, a Yemeni journalist who contributed to AFP, two days after he was killed in the southern city of Aden. Raising his portraits and describing him as a "martyr", angry crowds shouted slogans against groups that are hostile to freedom of expression in Yemen, praising the talents of the young photographer and videojournalist who died aged 34, leaving behind young children and a pregnant widow.
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