Africa Cup Of Nations 2013

DRC bids to host 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

The Democratic Republic of Congo is investing in a new stadium as part of its bid to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Deep read: Nigeria and Burkina Faso – behind the Afcon clash

Nigeria's African Cup of Nations victory over Burkina Faso has a deeper political meaning, writes Percy Zvomuya.

CAF hails South Africa’s hosting of Afcon 2013

The African football governing body has congratulated South Africa for hosting a "largely successful" Africa Cup of Nations.

Afcon final: Keshi’s Super Eagles heal an old wound

Nigeria has taken the champion title against Burkina Faso for the Africa Cup of Nations 2013.

Nigeria crowned Afcon champions over Burkina Faso

Nigeria has beaten Burkina Faso 1-0 at the National Stadium to lift the Africa Cup of Nations trophy.

Afcon finals in full swing

A swell of spectators have converged on the National Stadium ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations closing ceremony in Johannesburg.

Nigeria sweating over fitness of star players for final

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.

‘Humble’ miracle worker Paul Put turns Burkina Faso around

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.

M&G dream team: Meet the all-star Afcon line-up

Superstars have fizzled. Nobodies have sizzled. Here is the Mail & Guardian's team of the tournament.

Afcon: Underdogs Burkina Faso take on Nigeria for the Cup

A strong Nigeria team and surprising Burkina Faso outfit have qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations final, both looking to lift the trophy.

Going, going, Ghana! Burkina Faso into Afcon final

Burkina Faso booked their place in the Africa Cup of Nations final for the first time in their history.

Keshi: Africa doesn’t need mediocre white coaches

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.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

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Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income