africa cup of nations
This summer's other festival of football is trying to shake a history of poor timing and financial mismanagement.
As captain and star player for hosts Gabon, there is tremendous focus on Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at this year's Africa Cup of Nations. But the 27-year-old is visibly stressed, with the weight of a troubled country resting on his shoulders.
Since its inception in 1957, the Africa Cup of Nations has been used to further political agendas across the continent. Here, we look at how its propaganda value has changed down the years.
Police fired tear gas into the stands in Nairobi.
In a week that saw FIFA confirm its status as the world’s most farcical sports authority, the CAF, as though in solidarity, showed that it’s not far behind.
Ebola paranoia led to Morocco withdrawing as host nation for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations and the situation is only getting worse.
Senzo Meyiwa, 27, was shot and killed during a botched armed robbery. He is the latest victim of South Africa's ongoing gun violence problem.