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Todeschini lays a wreath in tribute to the victims of the Sétif massacre (from his Twitter account @JM_Todeschini)
19/04/2015 - ALGERIa - FRANCE

First-ever French minister visits Algerian colonial massacre site

For the first time ever a member of the French government has visited the scene of a colonial-era massacre in Algeria.

African press review 23 March 2015

South Africa's opposition Democratic Alliance will not take part in a "secret process" to cover up President Jacob Zuma’s financial liability regarding the security upgrades to his ...
Bourg-en-Bresse prison in central France
07/02/2015 - Report: France

France prepares to tackle jihadi recruitment in prisons

The Charlie Hebdo killings have drawn attention to the fact that many radical Islamists are recruited in prison.
Assia Djebar
07/02/2015 - France - Algeria

Algerian French-language novelist Assia Djebar dies, aged 78

Algerian French-language novelist Assia Djebar has died in a Paris hospital at the age of 78.
A Côte d'Ivoire fan
05/02/2015 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2015

Côte d'Ivoire fresh and fruity, Ghana cagey as CAN final approaches

Gourcuff will stay on at Algeria despite a quarter-final defeat, Gervinho is back and full of energy, Gyan keeps the world waiting, Yaya Touré doesn't really shine and Côte d'Ivoire are ...
Referee Seechurn Rajindraparsad  is surrounded by security as players of Tunisia confront him after losing their quarter-final match against Equatorial Guinea
04/02/2015 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2015

Discipline, security tough as Equatorial Guinea prepares to face Ghana at CAN semi-final

Ghanaian football seems to be a rough school, Tunisia-Equatorial Guinea's high jinks lead to the ref, E Guinea's FA and the Tunisian team being punished and security is heavy around E Guinea's ...
Côte d'Ivoire's Kouassi Gervais celebrates his goal during their quarter-final match against Algeria
04/02/2015 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2015

Pragmatic Côte d'Ivoire face pacy Democratic Republic of Congo at CAN semi-final

Côte d'Ivoire's team are the successors to a glamorous generation who, despite their talents, failed to win the trophies.
Côte d'Ivoire's Wilfried Bony celebrates his second goal during their match against Algeria
02/02/2015 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2015

Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana in semi-final at CAN

Five things we learned from day sixteen.

Goodbye to him? Mali's Seydou Keita
30/01/2015 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2015

CAN quarter-final line-up is all humdingers, Equatorial Guinea fans gear up to face Tunisia

The lottery system is unloved, Mali is unlucky but we have the quarter-final line-up on day 13 at the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN).

Senegal's Papa Diop Koulygrabs the shirt of Algeria's Yacine Brahimi.
28/01/2015 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2015

Pitch problems cause relocation, Senegal, Algeria, Ghana through to quarter-finals at CAN day 11

Quarter-final venues were reshuffled, aesthetic pyrotechnics could not save South Africa and established teams reasserted their supremacy on day 11 at the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN).