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A market in Angola
15/05/2015 - Africa

Africa to miss out on fall in food import prices

The UN’s Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) predicts that the world food import bill will fall to a five-year low. But not if you are a poor African, say economists.

Côte d'Ivoire President Alassane Ouattara and team captain Yaya Touré bring the 2015 CAN trophy to Abidjan
08/04/2015 - World football

Gabon to host Africa Cup of Nations 2017

Gabon was selected on Wednesday afternoon as the host for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. It's the first time that the country will be sole organiser.

African press review 11 March 2015

Côte d'Ivoire's former First Lady Simone Gbagbo, Jacob Zuma in South Africa and Zambia's President Edgar Lungu's health make headlines today.


African press review 10 March 2015

The wife of Côte d'Ivoire's former president Gbagbo is jailed, although you wouldn't guess it from the local press. SA comes under pressure from a ratings agency.

French press review 24 February 2015

The French military dominate two of this morning's front pages, but the stories could hardly be more different.

Diego Velazquez, The Toilet of Venus (1647-1651)
23/02/2015 - France

Art exhibitions in Paris, February-September 2015

Spanish splendour from Velazquez, vice and low life in Baroque-era Rome, Tudor pomp, domestic bliss and ladies in the bath and some louche Outsider Art hit the Paris museums and galleries this ...
Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo presents Ivory Coast's captain Yaya Toure the trophy, Bata, 8 February 2015.
09/02/2015 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2015

Africa Cup of Nations overview

Issues have overshadowed Cup of Nations tournaments since the very beginning.

Cote d'Ivoire's head coach Herve Renard celebrates with his players after winning the African Nations Cup final soccer match against Ghana in Bata 8 February 2015.
09/02/2015 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2015

Cote d'Ivoire's head coach Hervé Renard and players can dance

Five things we learned from day 23.

Ghana's head coach Avram Grant (R) with Asamoah Gyan during a training session on Saturday
08/02/2015 - Interview: Africa Cup of Nations 2015

Ghana coach counts on quality, mentality, attitude against Côte d’Ivoire in CAN final

Three factors mark out a footballer for Avram Grant - quality, mentality and attitude. With this trinity of attributes a player obtains the Israeli’s seal of approval.
Ghana's Andre Ayew at a training session at Bikuy on the outskirts of Bata on Saturday
08/02/2015 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2015

Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire prepare for tough final on day 22 of CAN

Both Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire say they're ready for a tough final but are they really heavyweights?