The Democratic Republic of Congo is investing in a new stadium as part of its bid to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Nigeria's African Cup of Nations victory over Burkina Faso has a deeper political meaning, writes Percy Zvomuya.
The African football governing body has congratulated South Africa for hosting a "largely successful" Africa Cup of Nations.
Nigeria has taken the champion title against Burkina Faso for the Africa Cup of Nations 2013.
Nigeria has beaten Burkina Faso 1-0 at the National Stadium to lift the Africa Cup of Nations trophy.
A swell of spectators have converged on the National Stadium ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations closing ceremony in Johannesburg.
Nigeria are sweating over the fitness of two of their best players, Emmanuel Emenike and Victor Moses, ahead of Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations final.
Paul Put has achieved a football miracle with Burkina Faso no matter what happens when the pre-tournament no-hopers tackle Nigeria at the Afcon final.
The African Nations Cup just another example of daylight robbery by those in power, says Carlos Amato.
Superstars have fizzled. Nobodies have sizzled. Here is the Mail & Guardian's team of the tournament.
A strong Nigeria team and surprising Burkina Faso outfit have qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations final, both looking to lift the trophy.
Burkina Faso booked their place in the Africa Cup of Nations final for the first time in their history.
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has spoken out against the appointment of "mediocre" European coaches by African teams, ahead of his side's tie with Mali.
The Africa Cup of Nations enters its semifinal stage in Durban with Nigeria and Mali set for an unexpected meeting in the east coast city.
Bafana Bafana have no grasp of the dark art of giant-killing, writes Carlos Amato, which you can only master if you regularly confront superior teams.
Burkina Faso reached the semifinals of the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time since 1998 after a 1-0 win over fellow outsiders Togo on Sunday.
Nigeria shocked title favourites Cte d'Ivoire 2-1 on Sunday in their Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinal match in Rustenburg.
A second half penalty, and a runaway goal from substitute Wakaso Mubarak helped favourites Ghana beat a resilient Cape Verde Islands side 2-0.
South Africa will receive all the home support at thequarter-final against Mali while the international spotlight will be on tiny Cape Verde Islands.
The Africa Nations Cup is proving the continent's players to be on the ball in the net and off the field.