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Madagascar v Tunisia: Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final – live!

Africa Cup of Nations updates from the 8pm BST kick-offJonathan Wilson: Afcon has had more drama than qualityAnd you can email Paul here or tweet him here 7.42pm BST Algeria win the toss and choose to take the first penalty ... 7....

Madagascar v Tunisia: Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final – live!

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Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria beat Ivory Coast, Tunisia kill Madagascar’s dream • Ivory Coast 1-1 Algeria aet (3-4 on pens)• Madagascar 0-3 TunisiaThe Swansea striker Wilfried Bony missed from the spot as Algeria edged past Ivory Coast in a dramatic penalty shootout to reach the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals.Sofiane Feghouli had fired Les Fennecs into a 20th-minute lead and...
01:34, 2019-07-12

Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar 2-0 Nigeria Madagascar produce the biggest shock so far at the Africa Cup of Nations as they beat three-time winners Nigeria to go into the last 16 as group winners....
02:51, 2019-07-01

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Bullish Benin looking forward to quarterfinal clash with Senegal After getting past Morocco, Benin are set to face Senegal in the quarterfinals of the African Cup of Nations. It promises to be a tricky evening for Sadio Mane and co....
21:51, 2019-07-09

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: The surprise package from Madagascar Madagascar have been the pleasant surprise package of this Africa Cup of Nations. Having cruised into the round of 16, they are now set to face a team that finished third in the group stage....
10:51, 2019-07-02

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Madagascar stun DR Congo on penalties Madagascar's fairytale tournament continued in dramatic and thrilling fashion against the DR Congo. Later on, Algeria play Guinea for the right to play either Mali or Ivory Coast in the quarterfinals....
22:51, 2019-07-07

Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar beat DR Congo in shootout as dream goes on • Madagascar 2-2 DR Congo (4-2 on penalties)• Riyad Mahrez on target as Algeria ease past GuineaMadagascar’s remarkable run at the Africa Cup of Nations continued with a penalty shootout win over DR Congo, while Algeria progressed to the quarter-finals with a 3-0 victory over Guinea.Nicolas Dupuis’ ...
02:17, 2019-07-08

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Madagascar stun DR Congo, Algeria ease through Madagascar's fairytale tournament continued in dramatic fashion against the DR Congo. Elsewhere, Riyadh Mahrez was on target as Algeria eased past Guinea and will face Mali or Ivory Coast in the quarterfinals....
01:51, 2019-07-08

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria beat Senegal, Madagascar's fairytale continues Despite having Sadio Mane and Kalidou Koulibaly, Senegal weren't able to overcome Algeria. Madagascar's sheer presence at the tournament is remarkable, but being here it isn't enough for Nicolas Dupuis' side....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria and Tunisia complete semifinal lineup Algeria booked their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals with a penalty shootout win over the Ivory Coast. Elsewhere, Madagascar's fairytale ended as Tunisia picked up their first win of the competition....
15:34, 2019-07-12

Senegal vs Tunisia live stream: how to watch African Cup of Nations 2019 semi-final online from anywhere Senegal may be the 2019 African Cup of Nations favourites, but Tunisia have experience of winning this tournament before. It should be a very interesting semi-final and we have all the advice you need here to get a Senegal vs Tunisia live stream from pretty much anywhere on Earth.Despite a blip agai...
19:17, 2019-07-14

Morocco v Namibia: Africa Cup of Nations – live! Latest updates on the Group D game in CairoRoundup: Uganda end 41-year wait with DR Congo win Any comments? Email Daniel | tweet @danielharris 5.04pm BST 75 min Benatia intercepts a pass and rushes out with the ball, which eventually makes its way to Boufal, who takes another hopeful shot and Kazapu...
18:17, 2019-06-23

Benin v Cameroon: Africa Cup of Nations – live! Africa Cup of Nations updates from Ismailia, 5pm BST kick-offAlso featuring Group F updates from Guinea-Bissau v GhanaEmail Paul or tweet @Paul_Doyle with your thoughts 5.10pm BST 9 min: Fai feeds Kunde Malong, who cracks over a delightful cross. Allagbé takes no chances and palms it behind for a co...
18:17, 2019-07-02

Cameroon v Ghana: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – live! Live updates from Ismailia, kick-off 6pm (BST)Warda returns to Egypt squad after intervention of playersFeel free to email Will or tweet @Will_Unwin 6.05pm BST 4 mins: Not much happening at the moment, I’ll be honest. 6.00pm BST Here we go! Continue reading......
19:17, 2019-06-29

DR Congo v Uganda: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 - live! Minute-by-minute coverage of the Group A game in CairoTrézéguet goal gets Egypt up and runningAny thoughts? You can email Paul | Tweet @Paul_Doyle 2.40pm BST DR Congo: Matampi, Mpeko, Luyindama, Mbemba, Tisserand, Masuaku, M’Poku, Bokadi, Elia, Bolasie, BakambuSubs: Muzinga, Ungenda, Akolo, Mputu, B...
16:00, 2019-06-22

Senegal v Benin: Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final – live! Africa Cup of Nations updates from the 5pm BST kick-offSouth Africa’s Baxter: ‘We can’t give the country hope’And you can email Paul here or tweet him here 5.48pm BST 45+1 min: More snappy play from Senegal - that narrow escape a few minutes ago has perked them right up! Except Niang, apparently, be...
19:01, 2019-07-10

Mali v Ivory Coast: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 last 16 – live! Live updates from the 5pm BST kick-off in SuezMadagascar dream goes on while Algeria storm throughDrop Simon an email | Tweet @Simon_Burnton 4.25pm BST The teams are in! And these are today’s starting line-ups:Mali: Diarra, Traoré, Koné, Wagué, Fofana, Haidara, Samassekou, Coulibaly, Djenepo, Diaby,...
17:51, 2019-07-08

Madagascar continue fairytale debut at Cup of Nations with first victory "Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar took a giant stride towards the next round as Marco Ilaimaharitra hammered home a late free kick to beat Burundi 1-0 in their Group B match on Thursday."...
21:00, 2019-06-27

Africa Cup of Nations: Hosts Egypt stunned by late South Africa strike • Thembinkosi Lorch hits 85th-minute winner in Cairo • Nigeria come from behind to beat champions CameroonThembinkosi Lorch scored the winner for South Africa in their shock 1-0 victory over Egypt in the Africa Cup of Nations.Lorch struck following a counterattack with just five minutes remaining to...
01:00, 2019-07-07

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Paul Put - spurned in Europe, celebrated in Africa So far, Guinea have disappointed at this edition of the Africa Cup, and if they fail to beat Burundi on Sunday, their tournament will be over. Their coach Paul Put has an unusual back story....
22:51, 2019-06-28

Egypt 0-1 South Africa: Africa Cup of Nations round of 16 – as it happened South Africa shock hosts Egypt to set up a quarter-final with Nigeria. 11.16pm BST Related: Egypt 0-1 South Africa: Africa Cup of Nations round of 16 – as it happened 9.54pm BST Nope! That’s it! Egypt are knocked out of their own Africa Cup of Nations. It’s a thoroughly deserved result, too. South...
01:00, 2019-07-07

South Africa 0-1 Morocco: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened M’Bark Boussoufa’s last-minute goal sent Morocco through as group winners and left the fate of a toothless South Africa very much in the balanceMadagascar shock Nigeria to top Group B 7.01pm BST Right then, I’m off. It was, well, not the best. Morocco win Group D, and Ivory Coast follow them into th...
21:51, 2019-07-01

Tunisia frees United Nations expert suspected of espionage Tunisia has freed a United Nations expert monitoring sanctions against neighboring Libya who was held for nearly two months on suspicion of espionage....
21:34, 2019-05-22

2019 Africa Cup of Nations — what you need to know The 32nd installment of the competition will be the biggest yet. Much has changed, a series of top stars are competing, and more than a few teams have realistic chances of winning it all....
00:34, 2019-06-20

Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Uganda start with unlikely win Uganda have kicked off their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 2-0 win over DR Congo, drawing level with hosts Egypt on 3 points in Group A, while a late Nigeria goal edged out Burundi. Guinea face Madagascar later....
00:34, 2019-06-23

Nigeria 1-0 Burundi: Africa Cup of Nations - as it happened Odion Ighalo grabs second-half winner in AlexandriaUganda shock DR Congo for first Afcon win in 40 years 7.53pm BST The Super Eagles were forced to work hard for that by a valiant Burundian team. The debutants gave as good as they got in the first half, but Nigeria gradually found a higher groove in...
22:51, 2019-06-22

Benatia to captain Morocco at Africa Cup of Nations "Defender Medhi Benatia, who joined Qatari club Al Duhail from Juventus in January, was on Tuesday named captain of Morocco’s 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt this month."...
22:34, 2019-06-11

Watch the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Eurosport "The Africa Cup of Nations begins on Friday June 21 and runs through to July 12. It can be watched live and exclusive on Eurosport and Eurosport Player."...
18:17, 2019-06-20

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mo Salah gives the fans what they want Egyptian fans turned out for the Pharaohs' second Group A game in the hopes not just of seeing them clinch a berth in the round of 16 but also of seeing a goal from their biggest hero. Mo Salah didn’t disappoint....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Uganda 0-1 Senegal: Africa Cup of Nations last 16 – as it happened Sadio Mané sets up quarter-final meeting with Benin 9.55pm BST Sadio Mané’s first-half goal is enough to send Senegal into a quarter-final meeting with Benin. Mané also had a penalty saved by Onyango in the second half but that never really looked like mattering, as Uganda, so thrilling in the group...
04:51, 2019-07-06

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 news LIVE: Sri Lanka vs Australia live score, South Africa vs Afghanistan latest updates Sri Lanka and Australia meet in a one-day international for the first time in three years in the first of today's double helping at the Cricket World Cup....
13:34, 2019-06-15

Senegal 0-1 Algeria: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened Belail goal sends Algeria into last 16Mané denied penalty in scrappy game 8.21pm BST Related: Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria into last 16 with win over Senegal 7.57pm BST Senegal’s haplessness against Algeria continues, as they fall to another defeat to their bogey team. They can point to bad luck...
07:51, 2019-06-28

Burundi survives civil war to arrive at Africa Cup of Nations They're the lowest-ranked nation at this summer's Africa Cup of Nations (their first), have survived brutal civil war and carry the hope of home with them to Egypt. In a sense, they've already won....
23:17, 2019-06-21

| Fittest team will win Africa Cup of Nations says Nigeria coach Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said he expects that after a demanding season in Europe, plus the heat in Egypt, will mean the fittest team will be crowned African champions....
22:34, 2019-06-06

Morocco 1-0 Ivory Coast: Africa Cup of Nations – as it happened Hervé Renard;s side make it six points from two matches En-Nesyri’s goal crowns accomplished performance 7.53pm BST That was a terrific performance by Morocco, perhaps the best in the tournament so far. They take three points thanks to a wonderful goal - created by Amrabat, scored by En-Nesyri - and...
23:34, 2019-06-28

Africa Cup of Nations: Tanzania must learn from exit, says Amuneke Tanzania's head coach Emmanuel Amuneke says the Africa Cup of Nations has been a real 'eye-opener' for the Taifa Stars following an early exit in Egypt....
17:34, 2019-07-03

| Egypt pins Africa Cup of Nations hopes on Salah Egypt's Mohamed Salah will carry the hopes of the Africa Cup of Nations hosts on his slender shoulders just weeks after winning the European crown with his club....
01:17, 2019-06-21

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mikel Obi admits this will be his last tournament Captain John Mikel Obi confirms that Egypt 2019 will be his last Africa Cup of Nations for Nigeria and vows to help the team 'finish with the trophy.'...
23:34, 2019-07-07

Algeria 3-0 Guinea: Africa Cup of Nations, round of 16 – at it happened Fine goals from Mohamed Belaili, Riyad Mahrez and Adam Ounas gave Algeria a comfortable win; they meet Mali or Ivory Coast next, and look good enough to go all the way. 9.52pm BST An excellent performance from Algeria: solid at the back, clever in midfield and incisive in attack. They’ll fancy thei...
02:17, 2019-07-08

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Goalless draws the order of the day After Mauritania and Angola played out the first goalless draw of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, there proved no separating Cameroon and Ghana either. Groups E and F are both wide open as a result....
00:17, 2019-06-30

Egypt v Zimbabwe: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened Trezeguet’s goal gives hosts winning start 10.57pm BST Mission accomplished for the hosts. They started this match with real vibrancy but soon ran out of ideas against a well organised and very tidy Zimbabwe side. Both teams lacked sharpness up front - even Salah was a little below par despite being...
01:00, 2019-06-22

Keita on treatment table again in Africa Cup of Nations blow "Naby Keita\u0027s return from injury looks to have been short-lived with Guinea announcing on Friday he is unsure of competing in their must-win last group game at the Africa Cup of Nations against Burundi."...
17:34, 2019-06-28

Africa Cup of Nations: Uganda end 41-year wait with win over DR Congo • Patrick Kaddu and Emmanuel Okwi seal 2-0 win• Uganda had not won match at Afcon since 1978Uganda won at the Africa Cup of Nations finals for the first time in more than 40 years as they upset the Democratic Republic of Congo 2-0 in their opening Group A match at the Cairo International Stadium on ...
22:51, 2019-06-22

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Chaotic buildup, mouthwatering tournament The competition kicks off in Egypt this week, with 24 teams in the running. Several changes and alterations mean that this year's Africa Cup of Nations has several surprises in store, not to mention some quality squads....
23:00, 2019-06-21

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Cebio Soukou, Benin's boy from Bochum In March 2019, German-born Cebio Soukou won his first cap for Benin. Now he's about to represent his father's homeland at the Africa Cup of Nations, where he's expecting an exciting tournament – and the title....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Africa Cup of Nations: Benin shock Morocco to set up Senegal clash Outsiders win 4-1 on penalties after 1-1 drawSadio Mané gets Senegal winner against UgandaBenin have delivered one of the biggest upsets in Africa Cup of Nations history, eliminating much-fancied Morocco on penalties after Hakim Ziyech missed a late spot-kick in Cairo.The Squirrels prevailed 4-1 in ...
04:51, 2019-07-06

Algeria 2-1 Nigeria: Africa Cup of Nations semi-final – as it happened Riyad Mahrez scored a last-second, stoppage-time free-kick to send Algeria into Friday’s final against SenegalBronn own goal sends Senegal through to final 11.19pm BST Related: Riyad Mahrez strike sinks Nigeria and puts Algeria in Afcon final 10.03pm BST That’s all from me. Algeria had a flood of ...
00:34, 2019-07-15

Ismaila Sarr to Hakim Ziyech: 10 to watch at the Africa Cup of Nations Our list of potential stars of the tournament, which starts in Egypt on Friday, also includes the hosts’ hero Mohamed SalahA brilliant season for Ajax has alerted some of Europe’s biggest sides to the playmaker’s talent, with the 26-year-old notching 21 goals and 24 assists for his club last season....
15:34, 2019-06-21

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: LeRoy criticises new timing of tournament Frenchman Claude LeRoy criticises the new timing of the Africa Cup of Nations, saying that top players arrive exhausted after a long European season....
19:34, 2019-07-17

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Young, lesser-known talents to watch out for Every major international tournament offers young, lesser-know talents a chance to shine on a bigger stage. Here we take a look at some of the African emerging stars to keep your eyes on at the 2019 AFCON....
23:00, 2019-06-21

Gerald Asamoah on Africa Cup of Nations: When games are on, 'the streets are almost empty' Born in Ghana, Gerald Asamoah came to Germany as a child and went on to play in the Bundesliga and for Germany. He spoke to DW about the Africa Cup of Nations and why African players are in such high demand....
00:00, 2019-06-21

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal and Nigeria reach semis Senegal became the first side to book their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals courtesy of a 1-0 win over Benin, while Nigeria overcame South Africa thanks to a last-gasp winner....
07:00, 2019-07-11

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Victor Wanyama's final against his best friend Kenya's game against Senegal on Monday is a final of sorts. The winner will make the knockout rounds. The nation is hoping Victor Wanyama, the idol of a generation, can guide them to victory....
00:17, 2019-06-30

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Seedorf says Cameroon are ready despite bonus row Cameroon coach Clarence Seedorf says the African champions have not been affected by the bonus row which delayed their journey to Egypt for the Nations Cup....
22:34, 2019-06-23

Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria players' strike averted after payment The threat of another pay row by Nigeria players at the Nations Cup is averted after the country's football federation pays outstanding bonuses and allowances....
17:00, 2019-06-29

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria will ignore favourites tag, says Iwobi Nigeria will 'ignore' the fact many view the Super Eagles as favourites for the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of the semi-finals, says Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi....
21:17, 2019-07-12

Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Mohamed Salah on target as Egypt win • Madagascar 2-0 Nigeria; Burundi 0-2 Guinea• Mohamed Salah scores as Egypt beat UgandaMadagascar pulled off one of the great shocks of the Africa Cup of Nations finals when they upset Nigeria 2-0 on Sunday to finish top of Group B and advance to the knockout stages.A horrific defensive mistake and ...
05:17, 2019-07-01

2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Chaotic buildup, mouthwatering tournament The competition kicks off in Egypt this week, with 24 teams in the running. Several changes and alterations mean that this year's Africa Cup of Nations has several surprises in store, not to mention some quality squads....
20:01, 2019-06-19

Zimbabwe FA, players threaten Africa Cup of Nations pullout over wage row – reports "The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) and the players were locked in talks over unpaid salaries on Thursday with both parties threatening to withdraw from the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of their final pool match, local media has reported."...
17:34, 2019-06-28

Gerald Asamoah on Africa Cup of Nations 2019: When games are on, 'the streets are almost empty' Born in Ghana, Gerald Asamoah came to Germany as a child and went on to play in the Bundesliga and for Germany. He spoke to DW about the Africa Cup of Nations and why African players are in such high demand....
10:00, 2019-06-21

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Hosts Egypt maintain perfect record Host nation Egypt made it three wins out of three in Group A, beating Uganda who finised as group runners up. Elsewhere, Madagascar caused the biggest upset of the tournament so far by beating Nigeria to top Group B...
23:51, 2019-06-30

Africa Cup of Nations: Riyad Mahrez scores as Algeria start with win over Kenya Mahrez scores in easy 2-0 winMorocco beat Namibia 1-0 thanks to own goalRiyad Mahrez led Algeria to a comfortable 2-0 victory over Kenya as they opened their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a competent display in their Group C match on Sunday. Mahrez scored the second goal just before half-time ...
01:51, 2019-06-24

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: 'Football is like a religion' - Michael Ngadeu Ngadjui Michael Ngadeu Ngadjui won the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations with Cameroon, and now hopes to defend the title. Speaking with DW, he discussed the favorites' strengths and weaknesses, and his formative years in Germany....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Africa Cup of Nations: Bony named in Ivory Coast's final squad Former Swansea and Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony is named in Ivory Coast's final 23-man squad for this month's Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt....
21:34, 2019-06-09

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Ghana top group, Cameroon to face Nigeria Ghana held their nerve to beat Guinnea-Bissau to top Group F. But there was disappointment for holders Cameroon, who were held by draw-specialists Benin and now face a difficult last 16 clash against Nigeria....
23:17, 2019-07-02

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Morocco stunned by Benin, Senegal sneak through Benin pulled off the shock of the Africa Cup of Nations so far by beating Morocco in a shootout, following Hakim Ziyech's stoppage time penalty miss for Morocco. Later, Sadio Mane scored as Senegal edged out Uganda....
04:34, 2019-07-06

Africa Cup of Nations: Liverpool's Naby Keita in Guinea's provisional squad Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita is included in Guinea's 25-man provisional squad for next month's Africa Cup of Nations, despite being a big injury doubt....
05:17, 2019-05-26

Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria see off Senegal, Kenya edge Tanzania in thriller • Group C: Senegal 0-1 Algeria, Kenya 3-2 Tanzania• Group B: Madagascar 1-0 BurundiYoucef Belaïli fired Algeria into the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations with the only goal of a bad-tempered 1-0 victory over Senegal in Cairo.There was particular frustration for Liverpool’s Sadio Mané, whose call...
07:51, 2019-06-28

The Africa Cup of Nations: Capricious, chaotic, dramatic, indomitable and utterly unique "Eurosport commentator Andy Bodfish takes us on a trip down memory lane as he prepares to work on his eighth Africa Cup of Nations, an event that begins on Friday when hosts Egypt face Zimbabwe."...
01:17, 2019-06-22

Africa Cup of Nations: Senegal's Sadio Mané scores two after missing penalty Group C: Kenya 0-3 Senegal, Tanzania 0-3 AlgeriaGroup D: South Africa 0-1 Morocco, Namibia 1-4 Ivory CoastSadio Mané scored twice after missing a penalty as Senegal reached the last 16 at the Africans Cup of Nations with a 3-0 win over Kenya.The Liverpool forward bagged a late brace to make up for s...
07:17, 2019-07-02

Dylan Bronn own goal sends Senegal through to Africa Cup of Nations final A bizarre own goal in extra time handed Senegal a 1-0 victory over Tunisia in the drama-filled first of Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals, securing them a place against either Algeria or Nigeria in Friday’s decider.A terrible mistake by goalkeeper Moez Hassen in the 100th minute saw the bal...
00:34, 2019-07-15

Players’ health at risk in Africa Cup of Nations heat, says footballers’ union • Afternoon games at Egypt tournament could be played in 40C• Fifpro wants four mid-game breaks for drinks and towelsSerious concerns have been raised about the well-being of players at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, where temperatures may reach 40C (104F) during some games.The tournament kicks...
19:17, 2019-06-20

Africa Cup of Nations: Morocco's magic moment earns win over Ivory Coast Morocco 1-0 Ivory Coast (En-Nesyri 23)Tunisia 1-1 Mali (Khazri 70; Samessekou 60)Morocco reached the knockout stage of the Africa Cup of Nations, and served notice that they are one of the sides to beat, with a 1-0 win over Ivory Coast in Cairo.Youssef En-Nesyri’s 23rd-minute goal ensured progress f...
23:34, 2019-06-28

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Wilfried Zaha and Sadio Mane star Late goals from Wilfried Zaha and Maxwel Cornet helped put a gloss on Ivory Coast's critical victory over Namibia. Zaha's fellow Premier League forward Sadio Mane missed and scored a penalty to help Senegal progress....
10:51, 2019-07-02

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria ready to meet country's expectations Algeria's victory against Senegal secured "The Greens" a spot in the knockout rounds of the Africa Cup of Nations. The performance was also a statement of intent from an Algeria side that wants to win it all....
01:51, 2019-06-28

Clarence Seedorf sacked as Cameroon coach after Africa Cup of Nations exit • Defending champions knocked out in the last 16• Seedorf’s assistant Patrick Kluivert also leavesCameroon have sacked Clarence Seedorf after their disappointing performance at the Africa Cup of Nations, with his departure coming after the country’s sports minister had demanded his exit. Related: Ri...
22:34, 2019-07-16

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: 'I expect Nigeria to win it all,' says Super Eagles legend Jay-Jay Okocha Nigeria made a big impact in the 1990s, but have failed to build on their golden era. Ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, Jay-Jay Okocha spoke to DW about his glory days and the current Super Eagles team....
10:00, 2019-06-21

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Sadio Mane desperate to realize Senegal's dream From leaving the pitch in tears to being touted as a Ballon d'Or contender, the turn of the year did wonders for Sadio Mane. With Senegal chasing a first AFCON title, 2019 isn't over yet though....
14:00, 2019-07-17

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria coach Rohr in no hurry to decide future Gernot Rohr says there is 'no hurry' for him to decide on his future as Nigeria coach after the team's defeat to Algeria in the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final....
18:00, 2019-07-15

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: A Nigerian star hoping to make history with Tanzania Tanzania have to be the biggest underdog at the Africa Cup of Nations. Now, coached by a former Nigerian star, the East African team is set to face Kenya in a highly anticipated battle between neighbors....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr cools title talk Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr downplays his team's chances of winning a fourth title at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt which kicks off on Friday....
10:51, 2019-06-17

Africa Cup of Nations needs action on field to provide good news | Nick Ames The best players have made it to Egypt and some new names should make the tournament tight and competitiveThe blue and orange seats of Cairo International Stadium make an attractive spectacle and the playing surface, at least when set against the ferocious heat, looks verdant. Every tournament eve b...
12:34, 2019-06-21

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Knockouts should offer break from defensive group stage A shortage of goals and tough defensive tactics – the group stage of the Africa Cup of Nations never quite got going. But the round of 16 offers some potentially exciting clashes, including a continental classic....
16:00, 2019-07-03

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Late Mahrez magic sets up Senegal showdown Algeria will face Senegal in the final after a 95th minute free-kick by Riyad Mahrez settled a close semifinal. Their opponents beat Tunisia in the earlier semifinal, which was settled by an extra time own goal....
00:34, 2019-07-15

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Day of shocks as holders Cameroon and hosts Egypt both fall The holders and the hosts are both out as Nigeria and South Africa pulled off big wins. Odion Ighalo was the star for Nigeria, who came from behind to beat Cameroon, while a late Thembinkosi Lorch stunned Egypt in Cairo....
02:51, 2019-07-07

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Late Zaha goal sends Ivory Coast through, Ghana out Wilfried Zaha scored a later winner as the Ivory Coast beat Mali to reach the quarterfinals, where they will face Tunisia. The Tunisians conceded a stoppage time equalizer by Ghana but recovered to win on penalties....
03:34, 2019-07-09

Africa Cup of Nations: Wilfried Zaha fires Ivory Coast past wasteful Mali Wilfried Zaha secured a 1-0 win over Mali for Ivory Coast with a late goal in their Africa Cup of Nations last-16 clash after their opponents had dominated most of the game and missed a flurry of chances.Zaha, who had barely featured until then, took advantage as the Mali defence got into a terrible...
23:34, 2019-07-08

Egypt at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations: AFCON squad, fixtures, draw and group, titles and history Egypt will be looking to go one better than their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations runners-up finish, with The Pharaohs among the favourites this time around....
19:00, 2019-06-21

Odion Ighalo strengthens Golden Boot claim as Nigeria clinch third place at Africa Cup of Nations Odion Ighalo netted the only goal of the game and went off injured as Nigeria sealed victory over Tunisia in the third-place play-off at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday night....
00:17, 2019-07-18

Portugal v Netherlands: Nations League final – live! Minute-by-minute updates from the final in PortoBarney Ronay: Ronaldo’s final glory? Home triumph glimmersSend your thoughts and questions to Rob here 8.13pm BST 27 min “Hello Rob,” says Kári Tulinius. “Viasat, the station broadcasting the Nations League here in Finland, certainly doesn’t seem to ca...
21:17, 2019-06-09

England v Switzerland: Nations League third-place play-off – live! Minute-by-minute updates from the playoff in GuimaraesSouthgate commits to England and rules out taking Chelsea jobSend your emails and thoughts to Rob here 3.38pm BST 81 min We’re heading for extra time in the Nations League third-placed playoff. Who says life isn’t fair? 3.36pm BST 78 min A confid...
16:51, 2019-06-09

Portugal v Switzerland: Nations League semi-final – live! Nations League semi-final updates from the 7.45pm BST gameAnd feel free to email Barry or tweet him @bglendenning 7.00pm BST There’s a metaphor in here somewhere dept: England fans in Praga da Ribiera have spent the past 15 minutes trying - unsuccessfully - to kick a ball through the 2nd floor open ...
20:17, 2019-06-05

African Cup of Nations 2019 live stream: how to watch every football match online from anywhere First held in 1957 with just three countries taking part, the 32nd biannual African Cup of Nations will see 24 sides go for glory this year. Regardless of where you are on the planet, our guide below for getting an African Cup of Nations 2019 live stream will ensure you don’t miss a kick.Nota...
19:51, 2019-06-21

New Zealand vs South Africa: When And Where To Watch Live South Africa will look to avenge their semi-final loss at the previous World Cup that saw them once again going down in a knockout game in an ICC tournament....
14:51, 2019-06-18

South Africa v China: Women's World Cup – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the Group B gameCheck out the latest Golden Boot standingsAnd you can email Niall here or tweet him here 9.38pm BST 79 mins: Plenty of noise around the Parc des Princes now, both sets of fans encouraging their teams forward. 9.37pm BST 76 mins: South Africa appeal for ...
22:51, 2019-06-13

Women's World Cup: South Africa vs. Germany live Having already booked their place in the Round of 16, Germany are out to clinch top spot in Group B as they put their perfect record to the test against South Africa. Follow DW's LIVE build-up here!...
18:34, 2019-06-17

South Africa v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the game in CardiffSri Lanka v Australia – live! Follow the OBO report nowEngland win, rain delays and autocorrect – The Spin podcastAnd feel free to email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 5.00pm BST Not a great delivery from Tahir, and Gulbadin leans back and tries to ho...
18:17, 2019-06-15

Bangladesh v South Africa: Cricket World Cup – live! Live updates from from The Oval, 10.30am (BST) startTanya Aldred: World Cup is perfect fit for summer’s lazy days Feel free to email Rob 11.39am BST 14th over: Bangladesh 85-2 (Shakib 9, Mushfiqur 7) A couple of runs from Morris’s second over. The match has settled down after that flying start, and ...
12:51, 2019-06-02

Netherlands vs England live stream: how to watch today's 2019 Nations League semi-final from anywhere After a stunning first UEFA Nations League semi-final, can the second live up to the Ronaldo-based heroics from the night before? Tonight's showdown sees Gareth Southgate's young Lions take on the Dutch. Read on to find out how you can catch a Netherlands vs England live stream from anywhe...
19:00, 2019-06-06

World Cup 2019, Australia vs South Africa: When And Where To Watch Live South Africa, semi-finalists of the 2015 World Cup, have not been able to live up to expectations and are currently eighth on the points table, only above the West Indies and Afghanistan....
00:17, 2019-07-06

Women's World Cup: South Africa vs. Germany LIVE build-up Having already booked their place in the Round of 16, Germany are out to clinch top spot in Group B as they put their perfect record to the test against South Africa. Follow DW's LIVE build-up here…...
13:51, 2019-06-17

South Africa v India: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! World Cup updates from Southampton, 10.30am BST startDale Steyn ruled out of World Cup with shoulder injuryAnd you can mail Tim or tweet @TimdeLisle your thoughts 10.02am BST When you write an OBO, you often forget the game straight away – it’s an intense process, you’re in the moment for three and ...
11:17, 2019-06-05

Spain v South Africa: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! World Cup updates from Le Havre, kick-off 5pm BSTGwinn gets Germany off to winning start against ChinaFeel free to email Will or tweet @Will_Unwin 6.46pm BST 85 mins: Hmmm ... obviously it was all pretty nasty from Vilakazi, as she caught Lucia Garcia high up but I am sure how you can definitively s...
19:51, 2019-06-08

WC 2019, England vs South Africa : When And Where To Watch Live Telecast England and South Africa both have never won the ODI World Cup and would want to etch their names in the history by lifting the trophy for the first time....
22:00, 2019-05-29

Sri Lanka v South Africa: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from Chester-le-StreetBairstow blasts critics ‘waiting for England to fail’And you can drop Adam an email or tweet @collinsadam 11.46am BST 15th over: Sri Lanka 82-3 (Mendis 7, Mathews 4) Oooh! Not far away from a run out to finish, Mendis racing to the danger end from the ...
13:00, 2019-06-28

Uefa Nations League Finals LIVE: Switzerland vs England and Portugal vs Netherlands build-up and team news England will look to end their Uefa Nations League campaign on a positive note when they take on Swizerland in their third place play-off this afternoon....
10:51, 2019-06-09

Pakistan set South Africa target of 309: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Over-by-over updates from Lord’s, 10.30am BST startBrathwaite blast in vain as New Zealand foil WindiesGet in touch! Email Rob with your thoughts 4.44pm BST 28th over: South Africa 130-3 (du Plessis 60, van der Dussen 13) van der Dussen spanks Shadab straight back over his head, and the ball just ev...
17:51, 2019-06-23

England v South Africa: Cricket World Cup 2019 opener – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the opening game at the OvalListen and subscribe to our new podcast … The SpinAnd feel free to email Adam or tweet @collinsadam 11.00am BST 6th over: England 39-1 (Roy 17, Root 21) Two god overs on the trot, Jason Roy now into his groove, taking Ngidi off his hip for f...
12:17, 2019-05-30

Netherlands vs England LIVE, Uefa Nations League semi-final 2019: Latest score, commentary stream It is time for England fans to start dreaming of summer glory once again as they begin their bid for Nations League glory in tonight's semi-final against Netherlands....
21:34, 2019-06-06

China v Spain, South Africa v Germany: Women's World Cup clockwatch – live! Live updates from the final Group B games, kick-off 5pm (BST)Hope Solo: Endler shows women don’t need smaller goalsFeel free to email Niall or tweet @niallmcveigh 5.44pm BST Drifting towards half-time in Le Havre, although Spain have a free kick in the China half. It’s hoiked into the area in rather...
18:51, 2019-06-17

World Cup Live: Amla, Du Plessis Steady South Africa After Early Blow New Zealand vs South Africa Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: South Africa are rebuilding their innings after suffering an early blow of de Kock. Plessis and Amla look solid as SA are 40/1 after......
13:51, 2019-06-19

Pakistan vs South Africa live stream: how to watch Cricket World Cup 2019 from anywhere The Proteas are likely to be the first 'big name' nation to be eliminated from Cricket World Cup 2019, with many calling it South Africa's worst ever showing in the tournament. Pakistan's encouraging early win against England now seems like a very long time ago. Both teams should...
12:34, 2019-06-23

UK construction sector hit by Brexit uncertainty; South Africa's economy shrinks - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as Britain’s building sector suffers its worst month in over a yearLatest: South African GDP shrinksUK construction PMI fell last month Brexit uncertainty blamed... manufacturing also shrankEarlier:Introduction: Why recession fears are moun...
15:51, 2019-06-04

South Africa vs India live stream: watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere After almost a week since the 2019 Cricket World Cup started, India are finally ready to enter the fray. Receiving special dispensation to allow their IPL superstars time to recover from the T20 razzmatazz, they get started today against a South Africa team who have had the worst possible start to t...
12:34, 2019-06-05

South Africa vs Bangladesh live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere How are your Sunday plans looking? If they're anything like ours, they involve finding a television, laptop or tablet and settling in for the next match in the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Sounds pretty good, doesn't it? Well you're in the right place to discover how to get a South Africa ...
14:17, 2019-06-02

South Africa vs West Indies live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 from anywhere South Africa desperately need a win at the Rose Bowl to keep their Cricket World Cup 2019 hopes alive after three straight defeats. West Indies captain Jason Holder will also have to lift his troops after suffering a stinging victory against Australia on Thursday. No matter where you are in the worl...
10:51, 2019-06-10

England vs South Africa LIVE score: Latest Cricket World Cup 2019 match action from The Oval England's bid for a first ever Cricket World Cup triumph finally gets underway this morning when they host South Africa at The Oval in the tournament curtain raiser....
12:17, 2019-05-30

Sri Lanka vs South Africa LIVE score, Cricket World Cup 2019: Commentary stream, wickets at Durham South Africa veterans Hashim Amla and Faf Du Plessis dented Sri Lanka's hopes of pipping England to a World Cup semi-final spot at Chester-le-Street....
22:51, 2019-06-28

US loses to Ecuador 2-1 in Under-19 World Cup quarterfinal The United States has been knocked out of the Under-20 World Cup at the quarterfinal stage for the third straight tournament, losing to Ecuador 2-1 Saturday at Gdynia, Poland. Jhon Espinoza scored the tiebreaking goal in the 43rd minute for Ecuador, which next plays South Korea or Senegal on Tuesday...
22:34, 2019-06-08

Sri Lanka vs South Africa Live Score, Over 41 to 45 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between Sri Lanka vs South Africa from Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
18:17, 2019-06-28

South Africa vs Sri Lanka Live Score, Over 16 to 20 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between Sri Lanka vs South Africa from Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
18:17, 2019-06-28

South Africa vs Sri Lanka Live Score, Over 21 to 25 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between Sri Lanka vs South Africa from Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
18:17, 2019-06-28

Sri Lanka vs South Africa Live Score, Over 26 to 30 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between Sri Lanka vs South Africa from Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
18:17, 2019-06-28

South Africa vs Sri Lanka Live Score, Over 36 to 40 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between Sri Lanka vs South Africa from Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
22:17, 2019-06-28

South Africa vs Sri Lanka Live Score, Over 6 to 10 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between Sri Lanka vs South Africa from Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
18:17, 2019-06-28

South Africa vs Sri Lanka Live Score, Over 1 to 5 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between Sri Lanka vs South Africa from Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
18:17, 2019-06-28

South Africa vs Sri Lanka Live Score, Over 46 to 50 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between Sri Lanka vs South Africa from Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
18:17, 2019-06-28

Sri Lanka vs South Africa Live Score, Over 36 to 40 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between Sri Lanka vs South Africa from Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
18:17, 2019-06-28

Sri Lanka vs South Africa Live Score, Over 31 to 35 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between Sri Lanka vs South Africa from Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
18:17, 2019-06-28

Sri Lanka vs South Africa Live Score, Over 11 to 15 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between Sri Lanka vs South Africa from Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
18:17, 2019-06-28

Djokovic's 10-game run tops Goffin in Wimbledon quarterfinal Novak Djokovic took what was shaping up as an entertaining matchup in the Wimbledon quarterfinals and quickly turned it into a lopsided romp with a 10-game run....
19:51, 2019-07-10

The Latest: Khachanov reaches first Grand Slam quarterfinal The Latest on the French Open: Tenth-seeded Karen Khachanov points to his pregnant wife in the stands after concluding a 7-5, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 victory over No. 8 Juan Martin del Potro to reach his first Grand Slam quarterfinal        ...
22:34, 2019-06-03

Djokovic's 10-game run tops Goffin in Wimbledon quarterfinal Novak Djokovic took what was shaping up as an entertaining matchup in the Wimbledon quarterfinals and quickly turned it into a lopsided romp with a 10-game run       ...
17:17, 2019-07-10

Querrey's reward for Wimbledon quarterfinal? Facing Nadal Sam Querrey is in the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the third time in four years and now needs to beat Rafael Nadal        ...
02:17, 2019-07-09

FOX's coverage of USA vs. France breaks Women's World Cup quarterfinal ratings records FOX smashed ratings records on Friday, gathering a whopping 6.3 million viewers to watch the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019™ quarterfinals pinning the U.S. against the host nation France. ...
00:51, 2019-07-02

Watch: Serena Williams wins, sets up USA quarterfinal clash with Alison Riske at Wimbledon Serena Williams beat Carla Suarez Navarro in straight sets Monday, setting up a quarterfinal clash against fellow American Alison Riske at Wimbledon....
17:34, 2019-07-08

Watch: Simona Halep beats U.S. teen Cori Gauff for quarterfinal berth at Wimbledon American Cori "Coco" Gauff, 15, watched her magical Wimbledon run end with a straight sets loss to Simona Halep Monday at the All-England Club in London....
19:51, 2019-07-08

Madagascar fairytale continues with shootout win "Africa Cup of Nations last 16, Alexandria Stadium – Madagascar 2 (Amada 9 Andriatsima 77) DR Congo 2 (Bakumbu 21 Mbemba 90) – Madagascar win 4-2 on penalties"...
01:34, 2019-07-08

Madagascar provide Afcon with its most unlikely success story The team from the world’s fourth largest island has reached the knockout stages of the Africa Cup of NationsShortly before the African Cup of Nations began the magazine France Football gathered together a handful of coaches taking a team to this tournament for the first time. One of them was Madagas...
01:00, 2019-07-07

Madagascar villagers learn dangers of outdoor defecation The discussion with villagers starts early in the morning. Volunteers are invited to draw a map of their village on the ground with chalk. One woman’s sketch shows 17 families – a total of 65 people – living in 11 red clay houses. She explains they share the three latrines that have been there for s...
21:17, 2019-06-27

African Cup stunner: Madagascar beats Nigeria to progress CAIRO (AP) — Madagascar marked its first appearance at the African Cup of Nations with an extraordinary upset of Nigeria to qualify for the last 16 on Sunday. Madagascar stunned the three-time champion 2-0 to win Group B ahead of the Nigerians. Nigeria had already qualified for the knockout stages b...
22:34, 2019-06-30

| 16 dead in crush at Madagascar independence day event - hospital At least 16 people were crushed to death in Madagascar on Wednesday at a venue holding national independence day celebrations in the capital Antananarivo, hospital officials said....
22:34, 2019-06-27

| Madagascar edge DR Congo on penalties to keep dream run alive Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar kept their remarkable run going with a penalty shootout victory over the DR Congo to secure a place in the quarter-finals....
01:00, 2019-07-08

| 'The star is the team': Madagascar punching above weight at AFCON Theirs is a squad comprised largely of players from the lower tiers of French football, but Madagascar have emerged as the surprise team at this year's AFCON....
09:17, 2019-07-06

| Madagascar shock Nigeria to extend AFCON fairytale AFCON newcomers Madagascar pulled off a stunning upset of Nigeria with victory over the three-time former champions to clinch a place in the last 16....
01:51, 2019-07-01

| Madagascar goes to polls in latest battle of bitter political feud Madagascar holds parliamentary elections Monday in what is being seen as the latest round of a bitter feud between President Andry Rajoelina and his longstanding rival Marc Ravalomanana....
15:17, 2019-05-27

| Madagascar leader sees parliament win amid fraud complaints Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina says he believes his party and allies are on course for a majority in the country's new parliament, but the opposition alleges that "anomalies" have been detected in the vote....
20:34, 2019-05-29

| Congolese Bakambu relishing chance to face giantkillers Madagascar Democratic Republic of Congo sharpshooter Cedric Bakambu is relishing the chance to face giantkillers Madagascar in an Africa Cup of Nations last-16 clash in Egypt....
09:17, 2019-07-06

Opinion: Quarterfinal victory over France can't be U.S. women's high point at World Cup The U.S. women have reached the semifinals or better at every World Cup, a tournament that began in 1991. They are aiming for their fourth title.       ...
01:34, 2019-06-30

Tunisia bans niqab in government offices Tunisia's prime minister has banned the full-face veil in all government buildings due to security concerns. It comes after a deadly double suicide bombing in Tunis in late June....
20:00, 2019-07-05

At least 70 migrants drown in Tunisia boat accident At least 70 migrants drowned and 16 were rescued after their boat capsized near the Kerkennah Islands off Tunisia's eastern coast on Friday, according to the country's state-run Tunis Afrique Presse agency (TAP)....
14:32, 2019-05-21

| Tunisia says 92-year-old president improving after falling ill Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi's health is improving and the 92-year-old is expected to be discharged from hospital soon, his office says, a day after he fell ill....
20:34, 2019-06-28

More than 80 migrants feared drowned off Tunisia coast Dozens of African migrants are feared to have drowned after their boat capsized off the coast of Tunisia after setting of for Europe from Libya, a government source and the Tunisian Red Crescent said on Thursday....
05:17, 2019-07-05

Tunisia's president hospitalized as terror strikes capital Tunisia's aging president, Beji Caid Essebsi, has been rushed to hospital after falling "seriously ill." News of the 92-year-old's deteriorating health came as two suicide bombings struck Tunis....
05:34, 2019-06-28

| Captain Khazri salvages AFCON draw for Tunisia Former Premier League forward Wahbi Khazri salvaged a point for Tunisia in an AFCON Group E draw against Mali that kept both sides on course for last-16 places....
01:17, 2019-06-29

India Strongly Condemns Terror Attacks In Tunisia India on Friday strongly condemned the terror attacks in Tunisia and said it has always opposed terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, while urging concerted action against the menace....
00:34, 2019-06-29

| Tugboat carrying 75 migrants stranded off Tunisia for 10 days A boat that rescued 75 migrants in international waters is still stranded off the Tunisian coast 10 days later as authorities refuse to let it dock, the Red Crescent has said....
11:34, 2019-06-10

| UN demands Tunisia drop charges against arms expert The United Nations has rejected Tunisia's reasons for the arrest in March of a UN expert on suspicion of espionage and demanded that charges against him dropped....
19:17, 2019-05-21

| Twin suicide blasts rock Tunisia capital Two suicide bombers attacked security forces in the Tunisian capital, killing a police officer and wounding at least eight people including several civilians, the interior ministry said....
22:34, 2019-06-27

Tunisia shaken by suicide bombings and illness of president Beji Caid Essebsi is in critical condition in hospital, while a police officer was killed in attacksTunisia’s ageing president, Beji Caid Essebsi, a major figure in the country’s transition to democracy in the wake of the Arab spring, is in critical condition in hospital, officials have said.News of...
18:51, 2019-06-27

More than 80 feared dead as migrant boat capsizes off Tunisia Four men were pulled from sinking vessel with one later dying in hospital, says officialMore than 80 people trying to reach Europe from Libya are feared dead after their boat capsized off the coast of Tunisia, according to the UN migration agency.The boat sank on Wednesday off the port town of Zarzi...
21:34, 2019-07-04

80 Migrants Missing After Boat Capsizes Off Tunisia, 4 Rescued More than 80 migrants have gone missing and only four were rescued after their boat capsized off Tunisia on its way from Libya to Italy, Tunisia's coast guard said Thursday....
20:00, 2019-07-04

Tunisia hit by twin bombings on the same day its president falls gravely ill A police officer was killed and several others were injured in the blasts, officials said. Separately, President Beji Caid Essebsi, 92, was hospitalized with a “severe health crisis.”...
09:17, 2019-06-28

Tunisia releases UN arms expert detained for spying German-Tunisian UN diplomat Moncef Kartas, who was jailed nearly two months ago on suspicion of espionage, has been temporarily released on bail. But the case against him continues....
10:34, 2019-05-22

| Senegal beat Tunisia to reach AFCON final Senegal reached the Africa Cup of Nations final for the second time with a Dylan Bronn own goal giving them victory over Tunisia in a tense last-four duel in Cairo....
09:51, 2019-07-15

Tunisia PM Chahed elected as leader of new secular party Tunisia's secular Tahya Tounes party, founded this year, elected Prime Minister Youssef Chahed as its president on Sunday, confirming expectations of his leadership months before parliamentary and presidential elections....
07:17, 2019-06-02

| Captain urges Tunisia to let boat dock, after migrant rescue The captain of an Egyptian tug that retrieved 75 migrants has appealed to Tunisian authorities to allow his vessel to dock, as NGOs reported food shortages and sickness on board....
07:51, 2019-06-04

Tunisia Bans Full-Face Veils for Security Reasons The decision came amid a growing effort to fight terrorism, and met with little public criticism. “Society is aware of the necessity of security,” an academic said....
10:51, 2019-07-06

Dozens of migrants feared dead after boat capsizes near Tunisia Only four people were rescued from the water, one of whom later died at a local hospital. The tragedy came one day after an airstrike killed 44 people at a refugee center in Libya....
02:51, 2019-07-05

Tunisia PM Bans Niqab In Public Institutions "For Security Reasons" Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has banned the wearing of the niqab face veil in public institutions "for security reasons", an official source told Reuters on Friday....
17:51, 2019-07-05

Tunisia recovers 14 migrants' bodies after dozens drowned off coast Tunisia's Coast Guard recovered on Saturday the bodies of 14 African migrants who drowned when their boat carrying more than 80 people sank after setting off for Europe from neighboring Libya, the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
08:17, 2019-07-07

Tunisia starts marketing 7-year euro-denominated bond The Republic of Tunisia has started marketing a seven-year euro-denominated bond with an initial price guidance of around 6.875%, a document issued by one of the banks leading the deal showed on Wednesday....
12:51, 2019-07-10

Tunisia boosts renewables with 'game-changing' solar tender Tunisia is set to select the winners of its "game-changing" 500 megawatt (MW) solar energy concessions tender by September as it seeks to attract more foreign investment in renewable energy, industry and energy minister Slim Feriani said on Wednesday....
22:00, 2019-06-12

Migrants stranded in boat off Tunisia as authorities say centers overcrowded A rescue boat carrying around 75 migrants, most of them from Bangladesh, has been stuck off Tunisia for 12 days after authorities refused to let them disembark, the Red Crescent said on Tuesday....
21:00, 2019-06-11

Death toll in migrant ship disaster off Tunisia rises to 72 The death toll from a ship packed with migrants that sank off the Tunisian coast last week has risen to 72, the Tunisian Red Crescent said on Friday....
15:17, 2019-07-12

Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt call for a cease-fire in Libya Tunisia, Algeria and Egypt have expressed their "deep concern" over the chaotic situation in Libya and called for an immediate cease-fire in the country....
13:17, 2019-06-13

Death toll in migrant ship disaster off Tunisia coast rises to 58 The death toll from a ship packed with African migrants that sank off the Tunisian coast last week has risen to 58 after Tunisia recovered 38 bodies on Thursday, the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
21:51, 2019-07-11

More bodies found in Tunisia migrant ship sinking feared to have killed more than 80 More bodies were found from a ship packed with migrants that sank off the Tunisian coast last week, bringing the official death toll to 72 in a disaster feared to have killed more than 80 people, the Tunisian Red Crescent said on Friday....
00:00, 2019-07-13

| Senegal star Mane reveals 'absolute dream' as Tunisia loom Senegal star Sadio Mane says helping Liverpool win the Champions League was special, but his "absolute dream" is parading the Africa Cup of Nations trophy through the streets of Dakar....
12:00, 2019-07-13

Final death toll in boat migrant accident off Tunisia rises to 82 The number of bodies recovered by Tunisia after a ship packed with migrants sank off its coast last week has risen to 82, in one of the worst disasters in recent years, the Tunisian Red Crescent said on Saturday....
05:17, 2019-07-14

Tunisia president, 92, leaves hospital, to resume work in coming days: son Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi left hospital on Monday in "normal health" and the 92-year-old leader will resume work in the coming days, the president's son said on his Facebook page....
22:00, 2019-07-01

Khazri salvages point for Tunisia after Mali score direct from corner "Tunisia captain Wahbi Khazri scored from a deflected free kick to rescue a 1-1 draw against Mali who scored direct from a corner in their Africa Cup of Nations match on Friday."...
22:51, 2019-06-28

WWDC 2019 live blog: we're live at Apple's keynote event WWDC 2019 kicks off today with a big keynote presentation from Tim Cook and co, during which we expect to learn details of Apple's next generation of software, including iOS 13 for iPhone, iPad and iPod, Watch OS 6 for (yep, you've guessed it) Apple Watch, as well as macOS 10.15 for its li...
18:17, 2019-06-03

West Indies vs Bangladesh LIVE: ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 live score and latest updates Bangladesh successfully completed the second-highest run chase in Cricket World Cup history with 51 balls to spare to thrash the West Indies by seven wickets....
00:51, 2019-06-18

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 news LIVE: Australia vs Pakistan ODI live score and latest updates David Warner scored his first century since returning from his ban as holders Australia ran out comfortable 41-run winners over Pakistan in the World Cup at Taunton on Wednesday....
23:17, 2019-06-12

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 news LIVE: India vs New Zealand live score, weather latest at Trent Bridge The rain that has blighted the last week of the Cricket World Cup was once again to blame for another abandonment as India and New Zealand shared the spoils following a Trent Bridge washout....
17:51, 2019-06-13

Study Finds Folks in Chicago’s Affluent Streeterville Live to Almost the Century Mark, While Blacks in Impoverished Englewood Don’t Live Long Enough to Collect Social Security It’s just 9 miles between Chicago’s predominantly white and wealthy Streeterville neighborhood and the predominantly black and poor Englewood in the city’s South Side, but the gulf of difference in life expectancies between the two represents the largest such gap in the nation....
05:17, 2019-06-07

Why Ja Morant said 'long live Trey' live on ESPN after getting selected No. 2 in NBA Draft Ja Morant said "long live Trey" at the end of his ESPN interview after the Grizzlies drafted him No. 2 overall on Thursday. Here's why.       ...
06:17, 2019-06-21

Xbox E3 live stream: Watch the Xbox E3 2019 press conference live right here With Sony sitting E3 out for the first time this year, Microsoft has the opportunity to dictate the narrative of the show. This is, by default, the biggest press conference of E3 2019, and the Xbox team is expected to take full advantage of that with game reveals, discussion of next-generation conso...
22:17, 2019-06-09

Ubisoft E3 2019 live stream: Watch Ubisoft’s E3 press conference live right here The E3 2019 show floor still isn’t open yet, but the press conferences are still going strong, with Ubisoft set to take the stage at 1 PM PT / 4 PM ET on Monday, June 10th. Ubisoft never fails to entertain with its bonkers E3 showcases, and this year is sure to be the same, so if you’re ...
03:51, 2019-06-11

What's for breakfast in 21 different nations Ever wondered about the food that people have for breakfast around the world? From creamy cornbread cake in Brazil to sweet coconut jam toast in Singapore, here's how 21 countries start the day....
16:51, 2019-05-29

UEFA Nations League preview: All you need to know "England will seek to win their first piece of major silverware since 1966 when they take part in this week\u0027s UEFA Nations League finals in Portugal."...
21:17, 2019-06-03

EU nations aim high with plan to tax air travel The Netherlands and France are trying to convince fellow European nations at a conference in The Hague to end tax exemptions on jet fuel and plane tickets, as part of a drive to make the EU carbon neutral by 2050....
16:17, 2019-06-20

The Fiver | The business end of the Nations League Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Fiver readers of a certain age and nationality will remember Turnabout, a daytime BBC TV quiz show that was as ludicrously complicated as it was utterly compelling. Despite nobody involved, least of all its host – erstwhile Football Weekly stand-in ...
19:17, 2019-06-05

| 'Schoolboys' Namibia not ready for Cup of Nations Namibia coach Ricardo Mannetti conceded his team were "not good enough" to compete at AFCON after their campaign ended with a 4-1 defeat by Ivory Coast....
04:51, 2019-07-02

Iheanacho dropped by Nigeria for Cup of Nations "Nigeria have cut Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho from their final 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, which starts in Egypt next week."...
15:00, 2019-06-10

Cameroon arrive late for Cup of Nations due to pay dispute "Cameroon\u0027s squad arrived in Egypt for the Africa Cup of Nations late on Saturday after delaying their departure over a pay dispute, risking possible sanction."...
10:34, 2019-06-22

2 first-timers among 5 nations elected to Security Council UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Estonia and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines have been elected to the U.N.’s most powerful body for the first time alongside Niger, Tunisia and Vietnam. The 193 states of the General Assembly chose new members Friday for the Security Council. ...
19:34, 2019-06-07

China Rebuked by 22 Nations Over Xinjiang Repression In an embarrassment for China, 22 countries rejected its version of events in the Xinjiang region, where a million or more people are in detention centers....
23:51, 2019-07-10

| England take Nations League 3rd place on penalties England deservedly claimed the consolation prize of third place at the Nations League 6-5 on penalties on Sunday after a 0-0 draw against a limited Switzerland...
19:51, 2019-06-09

Nations must protect spending on the vulnerable, says IMF chief Shift in stance comes as more countries raise concerns about inequality – Christine LagardeThe International Monetary Fund is urging countries to protect spending on health, education and vulnerable groups amid growing concern among its members about excessive levels of inequality, its managing dire...
19:34, 2019-06-15

Nations League Thrills And Spills Win Over Skeptics Skepticism was washed away once the games got under way with competitive football between nations of a similar level replacing meaningless friendlies and often one-sided qualifiers....
23:34, 2019-06-10

UEFA Nations League finals preview: All you need to know "England will seek to win their first piece of major silverware since 1966 when they take part in this week\u0027s UEFA Nations League finals in Portugal."...
00:01, 2019-06-04

Inaugural Nations League surpasses most expectations PORTO, Portugal (AP) — The Estádio do Dragão was still filled as Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates congratulated each other and waited for the trophy presentation after Portugal won the UEFA Nations League title. When Ronaldo lifted the trophy, the crowd erupted in cheers. Confetti and fireworks w...
12:51, 2019-06-10

Italy: Several EU nations agree to take migrants from ship The Italian foreign minister says Italy’s appeal to fellow EU nations to take some of the 40 migrants still aboard a rescue ship anchored off a tiny Mediterranean island in a weeks-long standoff has obtained a “positive” response from five countries...
20:01, 2019-06-28

Uganda 0-2 Egypt: African Cup of Nations – as it happened Salah and Elmohamady score to send the hosts throughUganda join hosts in next stages by finishing second in groupDR Congo clinch third with big win over Zimbabwe 9.53pm BST The hosts stride on to the next round with a perfect record - three wins from three matches and no goals conceded - and they wi...
05:17, 2019-07-01

DR Congo stay in Cup of Nations contention after comprehensive win "Cedric Bakambu scored twice for the Democratic Republic of Congo in a comprehensive 4-0 win over Zimbabwe on Sunday that offers them the strong possibility of advancing to the knockout stages of the tournament."...
00:51, 2019-07-01

Egypt sack coach after exit from Cup of Nations "Egypt coach Javier Aguirre became the first casualty of the Africa Cup of Nations as he was sacked just hours after the hosts were bundled out of the tournament by South Africa in the round of 16."...
10:17, 2019-07-07

Tanzania fire coach after Cup of Nations exit "Tanzania have fired their national team coach Emmanuel Amunike after they failed to win a game at the Africa Cup of Nations and exited at the group stage."...
11:17, 2019-07-09

| Ivory Coast on alert after Cup of Nations upsets Coach Ibrahim Kamara said his Ivory Coast side would be on their guard going into Monday's last-16 encounter with Mali after a string of surprise results at AFCON....
01:00, 2019-07-08

VAR to be used in Nations League finals week, says UEFA "Video Assistant Referees (VAR) will be used at this week\u0027s UEFA Nations League finals in Portugal, Europe\u0027s soccer governing body UEFA said on Monday."...
12:00, 2019-06-03

In a first, 22 nations condemned China’s repression of Uigher Muslims. Without the U.S. This week’s step to condemn China has illustrated the way in which U.S. allies have begun to adapt to Trump’s abandoning of global bodies and treaties....
16:51, 2019-07-11

Portugal police monitoring hooligans during Nations League PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Authorities are monitoring hooligans who are in Portugal for the UEFA Nations League. Portuguese officials said Saturday some fans known to have caused problems in soccer matches in the past are in the country but are being monitored by police and by Portuguese and English ...
02:34, 2019-06-09

21 nations take part in regional evacuation drill in Cyprus Cyprus' foreign minister says 21 countries are taking part in a drill organized by the east Mediterranean island nation that involves the possible evacuation of civilians from Middle Eastern nations....
21:17, 2019-05-30

Senegal to miss stalwart Koulibaly in Cup of Nations final "Senegal moved a step closer to a maiden Africa Cup of Nations title with their semi-final victory on Sunday but will be without key defender Kalidou Koulibaly against Algeria in Friday\u0027s title decider - live on Eurosport."...
18:34, 2019-07-15

Trippier left out of England squad for Nations League "Tottenham Hotspur pair Kieran Trippier and Harry Winks and Southampton duo James Ward-Prowse and Nathan Redmond have been left out of England\u0027s final 23-man squad for the Nations League finals."...
22:34, 2019-05-27

British PM May urges successor to strengthen the union of nations Prime Minister Theresa May will urge her successor on Thursday to strengthen the bonds between England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, in a veiled criticism of those in her party who are widely thought to prefer Brexit to the union....
04:34, 2019-07-04

Lexie Alford visits all 196 sovereign nations on the planet A 21-year-old U.S. woman said she unofficially broke a Guinness World Record by becoming the youngest person to visit all 196 sovereign nations in the world....
07:17, 2019-06-06

EU nations receive mixed scorecard on climate goals The European Union called on its members to accelerate efforts to meet 2030 climate goals after a review showed them on track to meet the overall emissions reduction goal but falling short of other specific targets....
13:34, 2019-06-18

England claims 3rd place in Nations League after penalties GUIMARAES, Portugal (AP) — England beat Switzerland 6-5 in a sudden death penalty shootout Sunday to claim the consolation prize of third place in UEFA’s inaugural Nations League competition. With the game still goalless after extra time, England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford saved a penalty by J...
19:17, 2019-06-09

Poor nations hosting most refugees worldwide, need more Western help: U.N. Developing countries, not rich Western nations, are bearing the brunt of the world's refugee crisis and are hosting most of the record 70.8 million displaced people who have fled war and persecution, the United Nations said on Wednesday....
09:34, 2019-06-19

Angola and Mauritania play out goalless draw at Cup of Nations "Angola and Mauritania drew 0-0 in Group E of the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday, leaving both sides facing a battle to advance to the knockout stages."...
00:34, 2019-06-30

The Latest: EU nations aim to keep Iran atomic deal on track VIENNA (AP) — The Latest on Persian Gulf tensions (all times local): 7 p.m. Several European Union countries say they are supporting efforts to keep up a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran and world powers aimed at curbing Iran’s nuclear ambitions in exchange for relief from economic sanctions. Austr...
19:34, 2019-06-28

European nations, Russia back new government in Moldova Five European nations have joined NATO in appealing for "calm and restraint" in Moldova, where a court installed an interim president who immediately dissolved parliament and rival governments are fighting for control....
07:51, 2019-06-11

Common currency divides West African nations For many West African countries, introducing the eco is tempting. But the political will to do so is not enough — many questions need answers before a new single currency becomes a reality....
23:51, 2019-06-30

Pepe to miss Nations League final because of injury PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Portugal defender Pepe will miss the Nations League final because of a shoulder injury. The Portuguese soccer federation says Pepe will not play Sunday’s final against the Netherlands after tests showed he fractured his right shoulder in the semifinal against Switzerland...
04:34, 2019-06-07

US official urges Pacific nations to keep ties with Taiwan A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia has urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, warning that Chinese pressure to change Taiwan's international standing threatens to increase the possibility of conflict....
07:17, 2019-05-24

| Kane in England squad for Nations League finals Harry Kane was included in England's 23-man squad for the Nations League finals but Tottenham Hotspur team-mates Harry Winks and Kieran Trippier were both left out....
02:51, 2019-05-28

| Zaha strikes as Ivory Coast reach Cup of Nations last 16 Wilfried Zaha scored on his first start at this year's Africa Cup of Nations as Ivory Coast clinched a place in the last 16 with victory over Namibia....
04:51, 2019-07-02

Turkey slams southern EU nations on drilling bid off Cyprus Turkey has criticized the leaders of southern European Union nations for urging the EU to consider taking action against Turkey over its bid to drill for gas in waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights...
15:34, 2019-06-15

US and 25 nations accuse North Korea of violating sanctions The United States and 25 other countries are accusing North Korea of violating U.N. sanctions by importing far more than the annual limit of 500,000 barrels of refined petroleum products....
01:34, 2019-06-13

Ronaldo and Van Dijk face off in Nations League final PORTO, Portugal (AP) — The final of UEFA’s newest competition will feature another clash between Cristiano Ronaldo and Virgil van Dijk. The inaugural Nations League ends on Sunday in Porto with Ronaldo’s Portugal taking on the Netherlands of Van Dijk. The Portuguese superstar and the thr...
16:00, 2019-06-08

India Will Be In Top 3 Scientific Nations By 2030: Harsh Vardhan Taking charge of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Union Minister Harsh Vardhan today expressed confidence that Indian scientists will fulfill Prime Minister's dream of bringing India to the top......
12:51, 2019-06-04

Uganda part company with Desabre after Cup of Nations exit "Uganda have parted company with coach Sebastien Desabre despite performing above expectations at the Africa Cup of Nations where they reached the last 16."...
13:17, 2019-07-07

United Nations Says 80 Countries May Ramp Up Climate Pledges The countries may increase their climate goals, but the United Nations says that to avert extreme warming, an “exponential increase in ambition” is needed....
23:17, 2019-05-28

DR Congo apologise for shock Cup of Nations defeat by Uganda "The Democratic Republic of Congo\u0027s squad have apologised to their compatriots for unexpectedly losing their opening game of the Africa Cup of Nations to underrated Uganda on Saturday."...
21:34, 2019-06-23

As Nations Look to Tax Tech Firms, U.S. Scrambles to Broker a Deal The proposed levies on firms like Facebook and Google are pitting traditional allies against one another and threatening to set off a cascade of tax increases and tariffs....
17:51, 2019-07-12

At UN body, 22 nations urge China to end Xinjiang detentions Human Rights Watch says 22 Western countries have issued a statement urging China to end mass arbitrary detentions and other violations against Uighurs and other Muslims in the Xinjiang region...
22:34, 2019-07-10

World Cup shows how nations back women's soccer — or don't France is hosting 24 teams for the Women's World Cup. Though the athletes play professionally in 34 countries, some leagues are better represented than others. Where are conditions for women's football best — and why?...
22:51, 2019-06-27

All eyes on Women's World Cup, plus the Nations League and more – Football Weekly Max Rushden, Jonathan Wilson, Lars Sivertsen, Mark Langdon and Suzy Wrack discuss the opening weekend of France 2019, the conclusion of the Nations League, disrespect via kitchen utensils and an Ultrasling 3Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We look back at the opening weekend of t...
21:51, 2019-06-10

| The Netherlands outclass England to reach Nations League final England's long wait for a trophy since 1966 goes on as the Netherlands set up a Nations League final meeting with Portugal on Sunday with a 3-1 win after extra-time in Guimaraes....
12:17, 2019-06-07

United Nations chief calls for more support for cyclone-hit Mozambique U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called on the international community to provide more aid to Mozambique, where two cyclones spurred by climate change killed hundreds and wrought widespread destruction earlier this year....
05:17, 2019-07-12

Raheem Sterling ‘set to captain England’ against Netherlands in Nations League • Forward in line to win 50th cap on Thursday in Portugal• Gareth Southgate may not start Kane or Henderson after MadridRaheem Sterling’s management company has suggested he will be named as England’s captain for Thursday’s Nations League semi-final against the Netherlands. Related: Top Premier Leag...
18:00, 2019-06-05

Donald Trump says 'favored-nations clause' on drug prices is on its way President Donald Trump on Friday said his administration intends to announce a plan to decrease prescription drug costs based on the lowest price other countries pay....
21:00, 2019-07-05

Ronaldo heads Portugal squad for Nations League finals "Hosts Portugal named their squad for next month\u0027s inaugural Nations League finals on Thursday with Cristiano Ronaldo heading the bill and an inclusion for Benfica teenager Joao Felix."...
15:00, 2019-05-23

2,000 air force personnel from 4 nations join Red Flag-Alaska exercises Red Flag-Alaska, an exercise involving 2,000 personnel, 85 aircraft and the air forces of four Pacific Rim countries, is underway, the U.S. Air Force announced....
22:51, 2019-06-14

Nations League: four exciting young players to watch in Portugal Expect to see João Félix, Declan Rice, Kevin Mbabu and Donny van de Beek tearing it up this weekBy Martin Laurence for WhoScoredCristiano Ronaldo was only 19 when Portugal hosted Euro 2004 and reached the final. Ronaldo scored his first international goal in that tournament, heading in a last-minute...
18:00, 2019-06-05

Record 70.8 Million People Displaced At End Of 2018, Says United Nations More than 70 million people were counted last year as displaced from their homes, a record that underestimates the real number of refugees and asylum seekers, the UN said Wednesday....
12:00, 2019-06-19

United Nations warns of high civilian casualties in Afghanistan Terrorists "deliberately and knowingly targeted" civilians during the holy month of Ramadan resulting in a high number of innocent people killed, the United Nations said Monday....
18:34, 2019-06-10

Tillerson says Kushner left him in the dark on talks with foreign nations In his testimony to a House panel, the former secretary of state also described the challenge of briefing a president who does not read briefing papers....
09:17, 2019-06-28

Nations League winner Portugal rises in FIFA rankings ZURICH (AP) — Nations League champion Portugal is up two places to No. 5 in the FIFA men’s rankings which are still led by Belgium. World champion France in second, Copa America host Brazil, and England complete an unchanged top four in the standings published Friday. World Cup runner-up Croat...
11:17, 2019-06-14

Stakes Are High as Nations Seek Accord on Taxing in Digital Age International negotiators say they are making progress on rewriting rules for how countries tax multinational corporations, marching toward consensus even as trade and climate policy divide developed nations....
15:34, 2019-06-06

Nations League, the Women's World Cup and more – Football Weekly Extra Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Philippe Auclair discuss the Nations League with familiar themes on and off the pitch for England, a 2019 World Cup preview, transfers, Fifa and box-office VARJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We look back at the last few days in ...
20:17, 2019-06-07

U.N. World Population Prospects: Nations not growing as quickly, getting older The world population is expected to climb to just under 10 billion over the next three decades -- a rise of nearly 20 percent over the current population, a United Nations report said Monday....
22:51, 2019-06-17

Finland leads list of Europe’s most digitally advanced nations The EU's annual digital societies report places Finland first among member nations, thanks to high rates of broad connectivity and digital skills. Read More...
18:00, 2019-06-11

Malaysia to send back plastic waste to foreign nations PORT KLANG, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia says it will send back some 3,000 metric tonnes (330 tons) of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries including the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia in a move to avoid becoming a dumping ground for rich nations. Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin says 60 containe...
07:17, 2019-05-28

4 nations vote in high-stakes European Union election The Czech Republic, Slovakia, Malta and Latvia are casting their ballots in day three of EU parliamentary elections. Many predict nationalists and far-right groups are expected to make historic gains....
15:51, 2019-05-25

Zimbabwe FA, players threaten Nations Cup pullout over wage row – reports "The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) and the players were locked in talks over unpaid salaries on Thursday with both parties threatening to withdraw from the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of their final pool match, local media has reported."...
14:17, 2019-06-28

Nations agree new contract for delayed Airbus A400M: sources Airbus has reached final agreement with European buyer nations for a revised contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane, resetting Europe's largest defense project after a lengthy wrangle over costs and military capability....
19:34, 2019-06-13

Netherlands 3-1 England (aet): Nations League semi-final – as it happened Defensive mistakes cost England dear as the Dutch advanced to a Sunday showdown with Portugal 11.50pm BST Related: Netherlands 3-1 England: Nations League player ratings | Dominic Fifield 11.11pm BST With the manager’s verdict in, it’s time for this MBM report to wind down. Congratulations to the ...
02:34, 2019-06-07

BRICS Urges Nations To Prevent Terrorist Actions From Their Territories India along with other BRICS nations on Friday called on all states to prevent financing of terrorist networks and of terrorist actions from their territories, as they pledged to combat terrorism and......
17:00, 2019-06-28

Chance to end barren years fires England up for Nations League "Not even England\u0027s most passionate supporters would suggest that winning this week\u0027s Nations League Finals would compare with a World Cup triumph but after last year\u0027s excitement, Gareth Southgate\u0027s men are now eyeing football\u0027s newest trophy."...
21:51, 2019-06-03

Nations League Seeks Foothold in Crowded Soccer Landscape The new European event, which concludes on Sunday, is expected to be held every two years, and the 2020-21 event may even be a part of World Cup qualifying....
05:17, 2019-06-06

England vs Netherlands: How big is the Nations League? Standard Sport podcast After two all English European finals the attention now turns to the national team as England take on the Netherlands in the semi-final of the inaugural Nations League....
16:17, 2019-06-03

Watch: Mohamed Salah nets first goal at African Cup of Nations Egyptian soccer sensation Mohamed Salah scored his first goal at the 2019 African Cup of Nations during a 2-0 win against the Dominican Republic of Congo Wednesday in Cairo, Egypt....
19:34, 2019-06-27

Want to stop climate change? Jared Diamond says nations need therapy In his new book Upheaval, polymath Jared Diamond says nations need a special kind of therapy to solve big problems like climate change, Brexit and nuclear proliferation...
15:17, 2019-06-08

| World Rugby scraps controversial Nations Championship plans World Rugby has scrapped controversial plans to introduce a Nations Championship saying that resistance to the idea had brought about their decision....
20:34, 2019-06-19

Sterling set to captain England in Nations League semi - reports "Raheem Sterling is reportedly set to lead England out in their UEFA Nations League semi-final against the Netherlands on Thursday night in Guimaraes."...
00:51, 2019-06-06

ASEAN summit – Southeast Asian nations wary of US-China trade row The US-China trade dispute is high on the ASEAN summit agenda. The bloc's leaders are set to sign an economic partnership deal at their annual meeting in Bangkok, but not all countries want Beijing's economic hegemony....
17:00, 2019-06-22

Soccer: Inaugural Nations League finals a wide-open contest Still something of a novelty, UEFA's inaugural Nations League tournament reaches its final stage with a four-team mini-competition in Portugal this week, which will be short and sharp and looks to be a wide-open contest....
15:51, 2019-06-03

Soccer: Three nations show interest to host women's Asian Cup 2022 India, Taiwan and Uzbekistan have expressed their interest in hosting the women's Asian Cup in 2022, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said on Saturday....
06:51, 2019-06-01

Malaysia to ship back tonnes of plastic waste to Canada and other nations Malaysia will send back some 3,000 metric tons of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries such as the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia in a move to avoid becoming a dumping ground for rich nations....
15:34, 2019-05-28

Becca Kufrin Wants Bachelor Nations Help in Getting Rid of Arie Luyendyk Jr. Engagement Dress As the saying goes: out with the old and in with the new! Becca Kufrin is giving her closet a major overhaul by getting rid of a bunch of dresses that she wore during her time on Arie......
07:00, 2019-06-15

Pompeo to visit four Latin American nations in security, migration push U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit four Latin American countries this week, with a focus on Venezuela's crisis, the surge of migrants at the U.S. southern border, and more security cooperation, U.S. officials said on Tuesday....
01:17, 2019-07-17

First look at Uefa Nations League fan parks as England supporters arrive in Porto The final touches are being added in the centre of Porto as they prepare welcome fans from across the continent for the inaugural Uefa Nations League finals....
18:17, 2019-06-04

First Nations suicide rate 3 times higher than for non-Indigenous people: StatsCan The agency reported Friday on the rates of death by suicide for self-identifying First Nations people, Metis and Inuit from 2011 to 2016, compared to non-Indigenous people....
13:51, 2019-07-01

Nations League: Goncalo Guedes strike guides Portugal to title It wasn't a classic final, but Portugal beat the Netherlands by a single goal to win the first ever Nations League title. The final, played at the home stadium of Porto, was settled by Goncalo Guedes' second-half strike....
23:51, 2019-06-09

Asian nations scramble to stop spread of contagious swine fever HANOI, Vietnam — Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever with Vietnam culling 2.5 million pigs and China reporting more than a million dead in an unprecedentedly huge epidemic some governments fear has gone out of control. Smaller outbreaks hav...
14:01, 2019-06-20

"Genius" Ronaldo Hat-Trick Sends Portugal Into Nations League Final Cristiano Ronaldo predictably took centre stage as he struck twice in the final two minutes to set up a clash with England or the Netherlands, who meet in the second semi-final on Thursday....
08:17, 2019-06-06

World Rugby scraps plans for Nations Championship due to lack of support • Project dead after ‘lack of consensus on key issues’• Six Nations unions resistant to idea of promotion and relegationGlobal rugby union is braced for fresh turmoil after the governing body announced it had discontinued plans to introduce a Nations Championship for the leading Test nations. World ...
03:17, 2019-06-20

| Pacific rugby: The great brawn drain that left poor nations behind Rugby aims to open up new frontiers this year when Japan host the Rugby World Cup, but the talent-rich Pacific island nations feel they are still being neglected....
08:00, 2019-07-04

United Nations predicts global food prices will drop over next decade Global prices for many agricultural products are expected to fall over the next decade, even as a growing population rapidly increases demand for food, the United Nations predicts....
15:17, 2019-07-10

‘Abuse Is a Pattern.’ Why These Nations Took the Lead in Criminalizing Controlling Behavior in Relationships At first, it seemed sweet. Natalie Curtis’s boyfriend called her dozens of times a day, keen to hear every detail of what she was doing in her daily life: what she ate for lunch, who she saw at work. But she says the longer she spent with him, and particularly after they married in 2016, four ...
11:51, 2019-06-21

World Population Expected to Reach 9.7 Billion in 2050, United Nations Reports (UNITED NATIONS) — The world’s population is getting older and growing at a slower pace but is still expected to increase from 7.7 billion currently to 9.7 billion in 2050, the United Nations said Monday. The U.N. Department of Economic and Social Affairs’ Population Division said ...
00:51, 2019-06-18

2.2 Billion People Lack Access To Safe Water Globally: United Nations 4.2 billion people lack access to safely managed sanitation services, a new report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said....
12:00, 2019-06-19

Nigeria could claim glory in a Cup of Nations higher on drama than quality | Jonathan Wilson Nigeria deserve semi-final spot but lack the class of old in an era when Africa’s minnows are stronger and the best weakerNigeria are in the semi-finals of the Cup of Nations. A week come Friday, they could win the trophy for the second time in six years which, given they had won it only twice in th...
18:17, 2019-07-11

England’s Fabian Delph reports early to prove fitness for Nations League • Manchester City midfielder has given up rest time• Nations League finals are in Portugal in early JuneFabian Delph is to report early for the England squad following the completion of Manchester City’s record-breaking season in an attempt to prove form and fitness before next month’s Nations Leagu...
01:51, 2019-05-22

Nations League fixtures, schedule and teams: Plus England squad, dates, format and everything you need to know England are gearing up for their second semi-final in less than a year as Gareth Southgate and his Three Lions prepare to take on the Netherlands at the inaugural Nations League finals....
13:01, 2019-05-22

US refrains from calling China a currency manipulator but puts 9 nations on watch list The administration said that no country meets the criteria to be labeled as one seeking to gain unfair trade advantages over the United States by manipulating its currency....
02:51, 2019-05-29

Cold, hungry and home late – not quite how I envisaged Nations League stint | Max Rushden Two long nights in Portugal gave me a new-found respect for pitchside reporters and an extra-time craving for a bananaIt’s the 90th minute. Cristiano Ronaldo, on a hat‑trick, cuts inside his man and whacks it in the corner of the net to seal Portgual’s 3-1 win against Switzerland in the Nations Leag...
18:00, 2019-06-10

Democrats to Scrutinize Ex-Lobbyist’s Role in Trump’s Arms Sales to Gulf Nations Legislators are scrutinizing State Department officials under Mike Pompeo, including Charles Faulkner, a former lobbyist who represented Raytheon Company....
03:34, 2019-06-12

Trump Officials Prepare to Bypass Congress to Sell Weapons to Gulf Nations The move would infuriate Democrats and Republicans in Congress, who are seeking to limit American military support for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
04:34, 2019-05-24

Ronaldo and Van Dijk showdown gives UEFA dream final for debut Nations League "When UEFA unveiled the detailed plans for the Nations League, more than four years ago, many were sceptical about whether the new competition would be anything more than a glorified series of friendly matches."...
18:17, 2019-06-08

Nations League final: Ryan Babel impressed by mature Dutch youngsters • ‘These players already take so much responsibility’• Davy Pröpper and Babel praise effect of Ronald KoemanDutch football has a tendency to lurch from boom to bust and back again. But as Holland prepare for the Nations League final against Portugal on Sunday they sense the good times are returning ...
00:17, 2019-06-09

Southeast Asian nations, among worst ocean polluters, aim to curb plastic debris Thai zero-waste advocate Thanaboon Somboon never leaves his home without what he calls a full "weaponry" of reusable shopping bags, coffee tumblers and stainless steel straws for his daily battle against single-use plastic....
08:34, 2019-06-21

Senate Votes to Block Trump’s Arms Sales to Gulf Nations in Bipartisan Rebuke The vote illustrated the deep divide between lawmakers and the administration over Saudi Arabia and the president’s attempts to circumvent Congress on national security decisions....
22:00, 2019-06-20

England squad: Harry Kane faces fitness race for Nations League Finals Gareth Southgate will hold talks with Harry Kane over his fitness in the next 24 hours as he determines whether the England captain is fit for the Nations League Finals....
17:51, 2019-06-03

Nations League final a fitting addition to enlivened international scene | Barney Ronay Portugal’s triumph in a fun final crowned what had first been thought an unnecessary, bolted-on addition to the calendarOnly the bold. Only the brave. Only the great. The Nations League! There was an air of bafflement when Uefa unveiled its operatic Nations League anthem two years ago. Here it was, ...
05:34, 2019-06-10

Jared Kushner unveils Middle East peace plan to inject $50B into Arab nations The Trump administration is dangling a $50 billion carrot as the opening gambit for its long-awaited Mideast peace plan. The White House rolled out a suite of 179 business and infrastructure projects Saturday that presidential advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner will present to a gathering of Arab ...
21:51, 2019-06-22

House Votes to Block Arms Sales to Gulf Nations, Setting Up Trump’s Third Veto The measures would block the sale of billions of dollars of arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. No other foreign policy issue has made as big a rift between the president and Congress....
01:51, 2019-07-18

Muslim nations are defending China's crackdown on Muslims. It shatters the myth of Islamic solidarity Last week, a number of Muslim-majority countries praised China's human rights record, dismissing reports of a widespread crackdown on Muslims there. Experts say it's proof of Beijing's growing power....
10:00, 2019-07-17

Portugal’s Bernardo Silva eyes Nations League glory and praises João Félix • Portugal face Switzerland in first semi-final on Wednesday• Teenager Félix is being tracked by Silva’s Manchester CityManchester City’s Bernardo Silva wants to end a memorable season with a bang by helping Portugal win the Nations League final.The 24-year-old shone during his second season at the ...
02:00, 2019-06-05

Portugal 3-1 Switzerland: Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick seals Nations League Final spot Cristiano Ronaldo sent a reminder of his sporting brilliance just as his country was turning its focus elsewhere, firing a spectacular hat-trick to send Portugal to the first ever Nations League final....
00:01, 2019-06-06

A ban on child labor in Africa is not enough Many children in Africa have to work as domestic help, on plantations or in prostitution to survive. They are robbed of their childhood and guaranteed a life in poverty if they are kept out of school....
01:00, 2019-06-13

Africa's demographic dilemma Africa's population is growing rapidly. The high birth rates present the continent with an enormous challenge. However, a study found that the number of children is declining as education, health and jobs rise....
15:00, 2019-07-11

When the Polish were refugees in Africa Thousands of Europeans sought sanctuary in Africa during World War II — among them were many Polish people. A Canadian filmmaker explores the journey of his Polish forefathers in a documentary....
01:34, 2019-06-04

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka insists he is fully focused on Nations League after Baku disappointment Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka says the Gunners' humbling defeat in the Europa League Final against Chelsea will have no bearing on his form in the Nations League this week....
00:34, 2019-06-05

Netherlands imitation game is flattering but victory must be England's goal in Uefa Nations League It is a measure of the progress Gareth Southgate has made that Thursday's UEFA Nations League semi-finalists viewed England as a template to follow in their own resurgence....
14:17, 2019-06-06

England errors were inevitable in Uefa Nations League semi-final loss, says Ryan Babel Ryan Babel says Netherlands were confident England would crack under the strain of the big occasion and gift them chances in their Nations League semi-final....
15:34, 2019-06-07

Portugal 3-1 Switzerland: 'Genius' Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick seals Nations League final place Manager Fernando Santos calls hat-trick hero Cristiano Ronaldo "a genius" as Portugal reach the Nations League final with victory over Switzerland in Porto....
17:34, 2019-06-06

Africa's road to free trade Thursday sees the creation of the world's largest free trade zone, the AfCFTA. Over 20 African nations are joining an association that in the final analysis will be modeled on the European Union's single market....
13:00, 2019-05-29

Africa cup final abandoned after TV replay row Esperance win Caf Champions League after opponents Wydad Casablanca refuse to continue playing when VAR was unavailable to judge a disallowed equaliser....
14:34, 2019-06-01

Violence against Christians on the rise in Africa The African continent is seeing an increasing number of violent attacks on Christians. Church representatives are particularly at risk of being targeted ― as are imams....
05:00, 2019-06-14

The influence of the German constitution in Africa On May 23, 1949, Germany's Basic Law was adopted and became a symbol of a new beginning. Some five decades later, German constitutional experts helped with the formulation of South Africa's post-apartheid constitution....
19:51, 2019-05-23

Africa's Green parties bet on international help In Germany and large parts of Europe, green parties are compounding their electoral successes. Environmental parties in Africa still have a long way to go, but the climate crisis could quicken their ascent....
19:34, 2019-07-15

Banking at the frontier – tales from Africa As Africa becomes embedded in the global financial and banking system, our journalists have travelled to some of the most challenging local markets to highlight opportunities – but sometimes trips don’t go to plan....
16:01, 2019-05-21

Corruption perceived to be on the increase in Africa Transparency International and Afrobarometer have launched a new edition of the Global Corruption Barometer — Africa. It shows that most people think that corruption is increasing and governments are not doing enough....
15:34, 2019-07-12

Netherlands boss Ronald Koeman backs Matthijs de Ligt to help contain Cristiano Ronaldo threat in Nations League Netherlands manager Ronald Koeman says his side have what it takes to stop Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo, but admits that he may still be too good for them....
00:51, 2019-06-09

UN chief outlines ‘intertwined challenges’ of climate change, ocean health facing Pacific nations on the ‘frontline’ Visiting Fiji for the first time as Secretary-General, António Guterres outlined two “fundamental challenges” facing leaders attending the Pacific Islands Forum on Tuesday, namely climate change and the world’s rising ocean, which threatens to submerge low-lying nations....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Albinism, displacement in Central America, family-friendly nations, updates on the Gulf and Darfur This Thursday, top stories includes: International Albinism Awareness Day; the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, appealing for regional talks on Central America forced displacement; updates on the latest attack on oil tankers in the Gulf and on recent clashes in Darfur; and a new report by UNICEF on the bes...
21:34, 2019-06-13

Can Africa benefit from US-China trade spat? There's little reason for African nations to be afraid of the US-China trade spat. On the contrary, African economies could gain in importance, should their new free trade agreement be filled with life....
14:51, 2019-06-28

NBA: League looks to Africa as next growth area - Silver NBA commissioner Adam Silver delivered a state of the league address on Thursday that sounded more like a foreign policy briefing that underscored the league's international ambition....
11:00, 2019-05-31

| Baxter: Bafana have shown we can compete with Africa's best A dejected Stuart Baxter said that despite his side's dramatic defeat to Nigeria in the quarter-finals of AFCON they've shown they can compete with the best....
13:00, 2019-07-11

Pharma's market: the man cleaning up Africa's meat In Namibia a country of meat-lovers, vital expertise is needed to stop livestock spreading diseasesWreathed in barbecue smoke, Vetjaera Haakuria gestures at the men butchering meat and cooking it over hot coals behind his back. “What have you learned about the risks of eating this?” he asks his youn...
13:00, 2019-07-10

South Africa's PPC bows to environmental regulations South African cement company PPC said on Friday it expects to pay as much as 120 million rand ($8.5 million) per year due to the new carbon tax and will shut down a kiln at its Port Elizabeth plant to adhere to new emission standards....
22:51, 2019-06-28

Bloodhound will test its supersonic car in Africa this October The Bloodhound supersonic car project might be all about getting from A to B as quickly as possible, but its journey to date has been anything but streamlined. Since the project was announced in 2008, it's been besieged with obstacles, and last year......
17:00, 2019-07-10

Finance: Transformation stories in Asia, CEE and Africa Banking and capital markets in Asia, central and eastern Europe and Africa have been transformed over the last 50 years, but the change in Asia is particularly breath-taking....
16:01, 2019-05-21

Airtel Africa Looks at $1 Billion London Listing Airtel Africa is considering a stock market flotation in London, it said on Tuesday, part of efforts to expand its data and mobile money services across Africa....
14:34, 2019-05-28

Can Chinese weapons contribute to peace in Africa? China's military leaders have invited African army chiefs to Beijing — officially, to discuss peacekeeping missions. But China's military strategy in Africa also has a few other objectives, experts say....
23:17, 2019-07-14

Who brings the internet to Africa's remote regions? US-based tech giants and China are helping to fund the development of Africa's digital infrastructure revolution. But do the potential benefits outweigh the risks?...
21:34, 2019-05-28

Why Africa’s Biggest Fund Manager Is Under Fire The Public Investment Corp. is the behemoth of Africa’s fund managers, overseeing $150 billion in pension assets for more than 1 million South African state workers. While the PIC, as it’s widely known, was long heralded for delivering market-beating returns, its reputation has been scarred by accus...
20:34, 2019-07-01

Soccer: Spain come from behind to beat South Africa Jennifer Hermoso netted two second-half penalties and substitute Lucia Garcia added a last-minute goal as Spain came from behind to beat South Africa 3-1 at the women’s World Cup on Saturday....
01:00, 2019-06-09

A Win for Gay Rights in Botswana Is a ‘Step Against the Current’ in Africa Thirty-two of Africa’s 54 nations have laws that criminalize consensual same-sex conduct, according to activists. Change has come, but it is spotty and slow....
01:51, 2019-06-12

Did the ancestor of all humans evolve in Europe not Africa? A study of some 8-million-year-old teeth found in Greece suggests a controversial idea: that hominins arose in Europe and then moved into Africa later...
18:51, 2019-05-21

South Africa get first World Cup win in comfortable fashion "South Africa finally got a World Cup win under their belt as they eased to a nine-wicket triumph over Afghanistan at Sophia Gardens on Saturday to keep alive their hopes of a semi-final berth."...
21:51, 2019-06-15

Capital markets: Funding Africa’s future Africa has long had a fraught relationship with the capital markets – can the continent put that difficult history behind it and, crucially, fund the next stage of its development?...
18:00, 2019-05-21

WHO counts down Africa polio clock despite new outbreak Africa could be declared free of endemic "wild" polio early next year if a strain last seen in Nigeria almost three years ago does not resurface, the World Health Organization's Africa head said on Tuesday, despite a new "vaccine-derived" outbreak....
22:17, 2019-05-28

| Musona: Absa Premiership the best league in Africa Former Kaizer Chiefs superstar Knowledge Musona believes the Absa Premiership is the strongest league in Africa and aids the development of Zimbabwe players....
08:17, 2019-06-05

| South Africa: Now lock factory for the north Rob Houwing on the swelling trend of SA unwittingly priming robust young second-rowers, especially, for eventual Test duty on the wrong side of the equator....
16:51, 2019-05-29

| Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa despite gains More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although others have moved toward legal tolerance, watchdogs say....
09:17, 2019-06-10

What you should know about Africa's massive, 55-country trade bloc Leaders from 55 African nations have worked out a massive deal they hope will connect 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc, and heat up commerce within the continent itself....
08:34, 2019-07-11

Africa battles high rates of suicide and depression Many African countries are struggling with high suicide rates for which there is no simple explanation. However, one thing is evident: There is a lack of professional help and comprehensive research into the causes....
23:00, 2019-06-08

How China's streaming app beat Spotify and Apple in Africa When Chinese music streaming company Transsnet wanted to break into the lucrative African market, they partnered with parent company, Transsion holdings, the makers of popular phone brands such as Infinix and TECNO to pre-install their Boomplay app on their handsets....
11:01, 2019-06-10

Spain downs South Africa 3-1 for 1st Women’s World Cup win LE HAVRE, France (AP) — Spain won a game at the Women’s World Cup for the first time, beating South Africa 3-1 on Saturday behind two penalty kicks by Jennifer Hermoso. Spain, ranked No. 13 in the world, finished last in its group four years ago in Canada, the country’s only other appear...
22:34, 2019-06-08

WWC roundup: Spain survives South Africa challenge Jennifer Hermoso scored on two penalty kicks and Spain came from behind to spoil South Africa's Women's World Cup debut with a 3-1 win on Saturday in Le Havre, France....
04:17, 2019-06-09

South Africa slings back the fynbos-flavored gin Last year, gin consumption in South Africa grew by an astonishing 50 percent, to half a pint for every man, woman and child. No wonder that distilleries are mushrooming, trying to give a colonial......
20:17, 2019-06-28

Africa battles high rates of suicide, depression Many African countries are struggling with high suicide rates for which there is no simple explanation. However, one thing is evident: There is a lack of professional help and comprehensive research into the causes....
03:00, 2019-06-09

UK's Harry and Meghan head to Africa for first family tour Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will head to southern Africa later this year for their first official overseas tour as a family since the birth of son Archie....
20:17, 2019-06-27

U.S. 'gag rule' linked to 40% jump in abortions in parts of Africa A decades-old U.S. government policy reinstated by President Donald Trump in 2017 that restricts international aid to NGOs that support abortion is linked to a 40% rise in abortions in some parts of sub-Saharan African, a study showed on Thursday....
15:34, 2019-06-28

Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa’s president South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday urged the country to pursue “an extraordinary feat of human endeavor” as he was sworn in for a five-year term....
17:34, 2019-05-25

Ancient DNA is Revealing the Origins of Livestock Herding in Africa Visitors to East Africa are often amazed by massive herds of cattle with a gorgeous array of horn, hump and coat patterns. Pastoralism – a way of life centered around herding – is a central part of many Africans’ identity. ...
01:34, 2019-05-31

Scientists Say They’ve Identified the Earliest Sign of Humans Outside Africa NEW YORK — Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece. Its estimated age is at least 210,000 years old, making it 16,000 or more years older than an upper jaw bone from Israel that was repor...
16:17, 2019-07-11

WHO counts down Africa polio clock despite fears of new outbreak Africa could be declared free of endemic "wild" polio early next year if a strain last seen in Nigeria almost three years ago does not resurface, the World Health Organization's Africa director said on Tuesday....
23:17, 2019-05-28

Ramaphosa takes oath as South Africa’s president PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Cyril Ramaphosa has been sworn in for a five-year term as South Africa’s president. He took the oath of office on Saturday in front of some 30,000 people at a stadium in the capital, Pretoria. It followed his ruling African National Congress party’s 57.5% vi...
11:34, 2019-05-25

| Europe's ties with Africa must change - Ghana president Africa must change its relationship with Europe if it wants to become self-reliant and exploit rich resources that could transform the continent, Ghana's president said....
22:00, 2019-07-12

Wreck of last slave ship from Africa ID’d off Alabama coast BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— Researchers working in the murky waters of the northern Gulf Coast have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States, historical officials said Wednesday. A statement by the Alabama Historical Commission said remains of the Gulf...
01:34, 2019-05-23

A little knowledge goes a long way for South Africa striker Kgatlana Forward Thembi Kgatlana is hoping her inside knowledge of China can spur South Africa to victory in their women's World Cup Group B fixture at the Parc des Princes on Thursday....
19:00, 2019-06-12

A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just contacts of victims....
22:17, 2019-05-22

Vladimir Putin is muscling his way into Africa, and that is bad news for US interests When Moscow sees a vacuum in Africa left by Europe or the United States, it increasingly steps in with trade and business agreements, military sales and cooperation, and political and paramilitary support, writes Fred Kempe of the Atlantic Council....
15:17, 2019-06-15

Fifa confirms appointment of Fatma Samoura in Africa Fifa confirms the appointment of its general secretary Fatma Samoura as a 'General Delegate for Africa' in light of recent governance issues on the continent....
13:51, 2019-06-20

Africa's elephant poaching is in decline, analysis suggests Researchers still fearful as approximately 10,000 to 15,000 are killed every yearElephant poaching rates in Africa are declining, according to a study published in the journal Nature Communications.The annual poaching mortality rate fell from a high of more than 10% in 2011 to less than 4% in 2017, ...
20:17, 2019-05-28

Africa's vision for the future – much more than a free trade deal The Agenda 2063 is meant to bring Africa together in a multitude of ways. However, at an AU summit in Niger, the main focus will be on a free trade agreement, with little time for other issues....
20:00, 2019-07-05

State Department: Top U.S. diplomat in Africa to visit Sudan The United States top diplomat in Africa will be going to Sudan this week to ease tensions between the ruling military and opposition forces, the State Department said....
08:34, 2019-06-11

South Africa's Old Mutual suspends CEO after 'breakdown in trust' South Africa's No.2 insurer Old Mutual said on Friday Chief Executive Peter Moyo had been suspended following a "material breakdown in trust" between him and the board....
09:17, 2019-05-24

Africa's free trade agreement: Curse or blessing? The newly signed African free trade agreement is hailed as a huge step forward by some, but criticized as a mammoth project with little chance of ever coming true by others....
21:51, 2019-07-09

South Africa swears in Cyril Ramaphosa as president The 66-year-old was unanimously elected as president by parliament after his African National Congress won the legislative vote on May 8. The new president faces a huge challenge to revive the country's ailing economy....
15:51, 2019-05-25

South Africa's president unveils leaner government Women fill half of positions in Cyril Ramaphosa’s new cabinet in rejig that critics call ‘evolution, not revolution’Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a slimmed-down South African government, with women filling exactly half his cabinet positions.The recently re-elected president’s selection of ministers ...
01:17, 2019-05-30

South Africa Cabinet Excludes Several Embroiled in Scandals South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosaon appointed a new, leaner cabinet that no longer includes several ministers embroiled in corruption scandals but reveals the limits of his power to clean up the African National Congress....
10:51, 2019-05-30

Airtel Africa Seeks to Raise $750 Million in London IPO Bharti Airtel's arm Airtel Africa has set a price range of 80-100 pence per share for its initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange....
14:34, 2019-06-17

Motorbike taxi firms rev up for race into West Africa Motorcycle taxi companies are expanding in West Africa with backing from investors betting that the meteoric rise of two-wheeled taxi firms in Asia can be replicated in some of the fastest growing countries in the world....
11:34, 2019-06-12

Opinion: Africa's new free trade zone is still just a dream Trade within Africa has enormous potential. Whether a new free trade zone on the continent will realize that potential is up to the more than 50 nations participating in it, writes DW's Claus Stäcker....
23:34, 2019-07-08

South Africa stuns Salah and Egypt at African Cup South Africa scored with five minutes left to beat Egypt 1-0 and knock the stunned host and favorite out of the African Cup of Nations in the Round of 16.       ...
23:51, 2019-07-06

Opinion: South Africa’s new government: compromise over renewal After days of speculation, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has formed his new government. His cabinet shows a clear intent of reform, but it also shows Ramaphosa’s need to compromise, writes DW’s Claus Stäcker....
19:51, 2019-05-30

| Poaching slows but Africa's elephants still face extinction The illegal slaughter of African elephants to feed Asia's demand for ivory has decreased by more than half in eight years, but the majestic mammals are still threatened with extinction, researchers warned....
17:17, 2019-05-29

Airtel Africa Plans London IPO To Cut $16 Billion Debt In February, Airtel unveiled plans to raise as much as Rs 32,000 crore for a war chest to take on Jio as well as to prepare for an impending 5G airwaves auction....
08:17, 2019-05-29

South Africa's Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term....
18:00, 2019-05-22

SA vs BAN: Quinton De Kock, South Africa Player To Watch Out For Quinton de Kock seems to be the one steady hand in the South Africa batting in World Cup 2019, as was evident in South Africa's first match against England....
14:17, 2019-06-01

| Markram, Bavuma to lead South Africa 'A' in India CSA has named Aiden Markram as captain of the four-day squad and Temba Bavuma as captain of the one-day squad for the SA 'A' tour to India in August and September....
09:00, 2019-06-30

South Africa's Zuma denies being 'king of corruption' Ex-President Jacob Zuma has appeared in court, claiming to have been the victim of a campaign of vilification. He faces corruption charges over military equipment he sold as a minister in the 1990s....
19:34, 2019-07-15

South Africa ruling opens way for apartheid-era prosecutions A former South African police officer will face trial over the 1971 killing of an anti-apartheid activist after a court ruling that could lead to the prosecution of similar crimes....
20:17, 2019-06-03

Why Eskom’s Power Crisis Is South Africa’s Top Risk A crisis at South Africa’s main electricity supplier, Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., threatens the entire country. The state-owned utility can’t manage both to cover its costs and make the huge interest payments on its mountain of debt. Its poorly maintained power plants are struggling to meet demand, and...
17:00, 2019-05-29

South Africa edge neighbours Namibia to make last 16 "South Africa\u0027s Bongani Zungu scored with a header from a second-half corner to secure a 1-0 win over Namibia on Friday and his country\u0027s first points in Group D of the Africa Cup of Nations."...
12:17, 2019-06-29

China beats South Africa 1-0 to set up decider vs. Spain China is back on track at the Women's World Cup, tied for second in Group B after a 1-0 victory in South Africa, and focused on it goal of moving into the next round of the tournament....
13:34, 2019-06-14

| Difficult to imagine Egypt not winning Group A at Africa Cup Hosts Egypt are favoured not only to win Group A at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations this June, but to go on and lift the trophy a record-extending eighth time....
12:17, 2019-06-13

South Africa's Ramaphosa says Eskom too vital to fail South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa pledged on Thursday to speed up 230 billion rand ($16.11 billion) of support for ailing power utility Eskom, which he said was too vital to be allowed to fail....
22:34, 2019-06-20

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Clings to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest electoral showing ever....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Africa's CFA Franc – colonial relic or stabilizing force? Some praise the French-backed CFA franc for its stability, others denounce it as a colonial hangover. The benefits and drawbacks of Africa's CFA currencies are being more hotly disputed than ever before....
22:51, 2019-05-27

How Elephants May Help Africa’s Rainforests Fight Climate Change Although we’re wiping them out with little consideration of it, big herbivores matter. Hippo poop helps Africa’s largest lake flourish; bison wallowing can enhance insect diversity in the prairie. And Africa’s imperiled forest elephants might just have a role to play in the fight against climate cha...
20:00, 2019-07-16

South Africa’s ex-president appears at corruption inquest Former South African president Jacob Zuma is appearing Monday before a state commission probing allegations of corruption in during his tenure as the country’s leader...
11:00, 2019-07-15

Zero elephants poached in a year in top Africa wildlife park One of Africa's largest wildlife preserves is marking a year without a single elephant found killed by poachers, which experts call an extraordinary development in an area larger than Switzerland where thousands of the animals have been slaughtered in recent years....
12:00, 2019-06-15

GSK-Pfizer JV gets conditional approval from S.Africa's competition regulator GlaxoSmithKline Plc and Pfizer Inc's planned joint venture received conditional approval from a South African regulator on Tuesday, clearing a hurdle in the creation of a consumer health giant with sales of 9.8 billion pounds ($12.38 billion)....
15:51, 2019-07-02

South Africa’s Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country’s new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term. South Africa’s lawmakers were sworn into the legislative body in Cape Town follo...
17:51, 2019-05-22

South Africa's Ramaphosa says Eskom cannot be allowed to fail South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa pledged on Thursday to speed up 230 billion rand ($16.11 billion) of support for ailing power utility Eskom, which he said was too vital to the economy to be allowed to fail....
21:34, 2019-06-20

Global heating will inflict more droughts on Africa as well as floods New UK research predicts extremes of weather will hit food productionGlobal heating could bring many more bouts of severe drought as well as increased flooding to Africa than previously forecast, scientists have warned.New research says the continent will experience many extreme outbreaks of intense...
13:17, 2019-06-15

Rampant Bangladesh Add To South Africa's World Cup Agony South Africa, who have never won the World Cup, are left with little margin for error in the rest of the 10-team group stage, which sees each country play nine matches....
00:51, 2019-06-03

Everything We Know About Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Trip to Africa Pack your bags, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle! The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are reportedly heading to Africa later this year. Reports about the alleged adventure started......
21:17, 2019-06-12

US Special Ops want A-29 Super Tucanos to battle terrorists in Africa Members of Congress would like to see a more expansive use of the A-29 Super Tucano aircraft in various global hotspots as a way to support US Special Operations Forces and continue needed counterinsurgency efforts....
22:17, 2019-06-11

South Africa's Zuma to face corruption inquiry Former South African president Jacob Zuma will be questioned at a public inquiry into state graft on Monday, a dramatic fall from grace for a politician who has cast a long shadow over the country's politics for the past decade....
08:34, 2019-07-15

How 7.4 Tons of Venezuela's Gold Landed in Africa---and Vanished A Russian airliner’s secretive deliveries to a refinery in Uganda expose one link in a global underground economy many suspect is helping Nicolás Maduro cling to power. “It’s a fire sale.”...
17:51, 2019-06-18

England analysis: Harry Kane shows his class in dour Nations League play-off but Dele Alli needs to raise game A difficult week for England ended on a high note on Sunday as they sealed third place in the inaugural Uefa Nations League with victory over Switzerland....
18:34, 2019-06-09

Portugal star Bernardo Silva relishing potential battle with Man City's England cohort at Nations League Finals Bernardo Silva is targeting international glory after claiming an unprecedented domestic treble with Manchester City, and is keen for a reunion with some of his club team-mates here in Portugal....
00:34, 2019-06-05

Leopard kills toddler in South Africa's Kruger park Big cat that attacked two-year-old was hunted down and shot dead to avoid risk of a repeat A leopard has killed a two-year-old boy inside a fenced-off staff compound at South Africa’s Kruger national park, officials said.“The toddler was only 30 months old,” the park said in a statement on Thursday....
05:34, 2019-06-07

Cyril Ramaphosa Sworn-In As President Of South Africa Vowing "New Era" Cyril Ramaphosa vowed a "new era" Saturday after he was sworn in as president of South Africa at a colourful ceremony in the capital, as he looks to revitalise his push to revive the economy and fight......
04:00, 2019-05-27

New world map is a more accurate Earth and shows Africa's full size The “Equal Earth” projection shows the true area of continents such as Africa without greatly distorting their shapes and is already being adopted by NASA...
18:17, 2019-05-21

South Africa’s Zuma, back at inquiry, says his life is in danger Former South African President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday he had received a death threat after his testimony the previous day to an inquiry on corruption....
13:17, 2019-07-16

On ‘Africa Speaks,’ Santana Finds a Worthy Partner in Buika Carlos Santana’s new album started when he brought a playlist of African songs to the producer Rick Rubin. Then the 71-year-old guitarist found the LP’s voice on the internet....
23:51, 2019-06-27

South Africa: 14 lions on the loose near Kruger National Park The lions were seen near a mining community close to the town of Phalaborwa outside the wildlife park. People have been warned to stay alert as rangers try to capture and resettle them....
17:51, 2019-06-07

Nearly one billion people in Africa to be protected against yellow fever by 2026 Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from WHO, Gavi – the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and more than 50 health partners. The commitment is part of the Eliminate Yellow fever Epidemics (EYE) in Africa strategy, which was...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Stone tools hint that our first human ancestors lived all over Africa We thought the first Homo species evolved in East Africa 2.8 million years ago, but stone tools from Algeria suggest our origins may have spanned the continent...
18:51, 2019-05-21

South Africa swears in new parliament, excludes deputy president South Africa began swearing in its newly elected parliament on Wednesday, excluding President Cyril Ramaphosa's influential deputy David Mabuza, who put off taking up his seat to address accusations he had brought the ruling party into disrepute....
13:17, 2019-05-22

South Africa Lawmakers Re-Elect Cyril Ramaphosa As President South African lawmakers on Wednesday re-elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the nation's president, two weeks after the ruling ANC party returned to power in legislative elections....
18:34, 2019-05-22

Semenya hopes to inspire South Africa at women's World Cup Double 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya hopes she can be an inspiration to the South Africa team competing at the women’s World Cup after paying a visit to their camp in Paris on Wednesday....
19:00, 2019-06-12

South Africa's players despondent after early World Cup elimination "South Africa\u0027s players expressed bitter disappointment and even embarrassment after their elimination from the World Cup was ensured by their loss to Pakistan at Lord\u0027s on Sunday but they said they would learn lessons and return stronger."...
06:51, 2019-06-24

Earliest sign of humans outside of Africa found in Greek cave Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece. Its estimated age is at least 210,000 years old, making it 16,000 or more years older than an upper jaw bone from Israel that was reported last year....
00:00, 2019-07-12

‘State capture’: the corruption investigation that has shaken South Africa Gavin Watson was a hero of the struggle against apartheid. But this once-powerful businessman is now caught up in a sweeping inquiry that goes to the heart of how a nation is run. By Mark GevisserOn 17 January this year, South Africans watched, transfixed, as video from a hidden mobile phone camera ...
11:00, 2019-07-11

Xiaomi dismisses head of Africa arm for violating Chinese decency law Smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp confirmed on Friday that it had dismissed the head of its Africa division for violating a Chinese law pertaining to indecent public behavior....
12:17, 2019-05-24

Oldest human remains outside Africa found in Europe: researchers More than 200,000 years old, skull fragments found in Greece show Homo sapiens reached Europe from Africa much earlier than previously known. The findings may upend theories about migration from the cradle of humankind....
07:00, 2019-07-11

210,000 Year Old Homo sapiens Skull From Greece is Oldest Outside Africa A 210,000-year-old human skull could provide new evidence that our species left Africa much earlier than previously thought.  ...
02:34, 2019-07-11

Fourteen lions escape from Kruger park in South Africa Police warn local residents after pride escapes from world-famous reserveAuthorities in South Africa have warned residents living close to the Kruger park after 14 lions escaped from the world-famous reserve.The state government of Limpopo said the pride had been seen near the town of Phalaborwa, cl...
20:34, 2019-06-07

Eoin Morgan keeps it low key as England prepare for opener with South Africa • We’re going into World Cup with eyes wide open, captain adds• Faf du Plessis confident Rabada can capitalise on the occasionEoin Morgan has warned his England players that “blind belief” will not be enough to claim World Cup success this summer, with the captain eyeing a win by any means possible ...
19:17, 2019-05-29

Wreck of last slave ship from Africa located off Alabama coast Researchers have located the remains of the last known ship to bring slaves to the U.S. from West Africa, Alabama historical officials announced Wednesday....
06:51, 2019-05-23

Trump and Merkel discussed Libya, West Africa during UK visit U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the situation in Libya and West Africa during a meeting in Britain on Wednesday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said....
17:17, 2019-06-05

Morocco leave it late as Boussoufa sinks South Africa "Moubarak Boussoufa\u0027s 90th-minute strike for Morocco left South Africa\u0027s hopes of reaching the knockout stages of the Africa Cup of Nations hanging by a thread."...
00:51, 2019-07-02

Archie Goes to South Africa? Baby Sussex’s First Trip May Already Be in the Works He’s not even a month old yet, but Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor’s first intercontinental trip is reportedly already in the planning stages, according to multiple royal reporters....
20:34, 2019-05-29

Cricket: Busy bees interrupt South Africa and Sri Lanka … again A swarm of bees forced the players of South Africa and Sri Lanka to dive onto the ground during their Cricket World Cup clash at the Riverside Stadium on Friday -- but for many on the pitch there was a sense of deja vu....
04:34, 2019-06-29

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 8: South Africa Banyana Banyana are on the rise but a tough group means a long stay at the tournament may be beyond their reachThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified for Franc...
16:51, 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-South Africa's rand slumps after weak GDP data South Africa's rand slumped and bonds weakened on Tuesday after official data showed the economy contracted more sharply than expected in the first quarter....
14:00, 2019-06-04

South Africa's rand falls as ANC squabbles over central bank South Africa’s rand fell early on Thursday to its lowest this year as a dispute within in the ruling African National Congress over the central bank weakened demand....
12:34, 2019-06-06

South Africa’s new Cabinet sees gender balance for first time ever South Africa’s president announced a new cabinet Wednesday that for the first time in the country’s history will be made up of 50 percent women – and one of those women is from the opposition....
21:17, 2019-05-30

Botswana scraps gay sex laws in big victory for LGBTQ rights in Africa Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movements....
14:51, 2019-06-11

Fifa Secretary General Samoura in line for Africa role Fifa and Caf are considering appointing Fifa General Secretary Fatma Samoura as a 'High Commissioner for Africa' in light of recent governance issues on the continent....
02:51, 2019-06-20