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Ghana player Asamoah Gyan
27/01/2015 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2015

Will Ghana or South Africa clinch CAN last eight?

Having come back from the brink against Algeria, Ghana need to maintain that fighting spirit with a win over South Africa in Mongomo on Tuesday night.
Hervé Gourdel.
25/01/2015 - France - Algeria

Body of slain French tourist Hervé Gourdel to return home

The body of French mountaineer guide Hervé Gourdel is to be flown home to France on Monday, just over four months since jihadists kidnapped and beheaded him in Algeria.

A Ghana fan cheers for the team during their match against Algeria  in Mongomo
24/01/2015 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2015

Gyan beats Malaria and leads Ghana to victory

It was the stuff of legend.
Ghana's Christian Atsu challenges Algeria's Faouzi Ghoulam during their match in Mongomo on 23 January, 2015
24/01/2015 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2015

Ghana moves ahead after Algeria defeat in day seven of CAN

Five things we learned from day seven.

Algeria's Faouzi Ghoulam celebrates his goal during their match against South Africa on 19 January, 2015
23/01/2015 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2015

Algeria ready for 'guns-blazing' Ghana after Senegal shock

Algeria coach Christian Gourcouff says he expects Ghana to come out all guns blazing for their second Group C match on Friday in Mongomo.
Congo's players celebrate and dance after they won their Group A soccer match against Gabon in the African Cup of Nations in Bata, Equatorial Guinea, 21 January 2015
22/01/2015 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2015

Red card for Gervinho, draw for Guinea and win for Congo on day five of CAN

On day five of the African Cup of Nations (CAN) Gervinho apologised for a tantrum that brought him the red card, Equatorial Guinea disappointed against Burkina Faso, Congo had their first win in 30 ...
Seydou Keita played his 100th game for his country on day four of ACN
21/01/2015 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2015

Senegal celebrates as Ghana licks its wounds, Keita plays 100th game for Mali, Zambia ready for Tunisia

On day four at the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) Senegal celebrated their first CAN win for five years while Ghana licked their wounds, favourites fail to shine and Zambia’s coach boasted ...
Algeria's Islam Slimani (c) congratulates his teammates after a goal against South Africa
20/01/2015 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2015

Mashaba conforms, SA stands up to Algeria, Ghana loses to Senegal at CAN day three

On day three of the Africa Cup of Nations Spanish became an announcer’s language, Mashaba became a conformist, South Africa were all over Algeria, Mobdji must have thought he was still in Genk ...
The coffin of Ahmed Merabet at the Muslim cemetery in Bobigny
13/01/2015 - Fance

Muslim police officer killed during Charlie Hebdo attacks buried, three police given Legion of Honour

The Muslim police officer killed by the Charlie Hebdo attackers last Wednesday was buried in a cemetery near Paris on Tuesday.

African press review 13 January 2015

Kenya's government digs in its heels in the face of a teachers' strike. Egyptian students have to be careful what books they are seen to be reading.