Ivorians set for Algeria showdown, Guinea look for more luck
Ivorians set for Algeria showdown, Guinea look for more luck

The Ivory Coast and pre-tournament favourites Algeria go head to head in Malabo on Sunday in what has the makings of a classic quarter-final at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Guinea handed Nations Cup quarter-final place
Guinea handed Nations Cup quarter-final place

Guinea will play in the African Nations Cup quarter-finals after qualifying instead of Mali by the drawing of lots at a ceremony in Malabo on Thursday.

Andre Ayew leads Ghana into Nations Cup last eight
Andre Ayew leads Ghana into Nations Cup last eight

Andre Ayew led a storming comeback for Ghana as they catapulted into the African Nations Cup quarter-finals with a 2-1 over South Africa at Estadio Mongomo on Tuesday.

Africa Cup of Nations: Ghana toast Gyan heroics, South Africa on brink
Africa Cup of Nations: Ghana toast Gyan heroics, South Africa on brink

Just days after being taken to hospital with malaria, Asamoah Gyan lit up the Africa Cup of Nations on Friday with a late winning goal as Ghana beat Algeria 1-0.

Africa Cup of Nations: Favourites Algeria storm back for decisive win, Senegal trump Ghana
Africa Cup of Nations: Favourites Algeria storm back for decisive win, Senegal trump Ghana

Africa Cup of Nations title favourites Algeria got off to a winning start in Group C Monday with a come-from-behind 3-1 triumph over South Africa in Mongomo.

African Nations Cup: Leading African teams face tough section
African Nations Cup: Leading African teams face tough section

Few tournaments have thrown up such a tough section as Group C at the African Nations Cup with Algeria, Ghana, Senegal and South Africa battling for two quarter-final places.

Ghanaian players settle bonus payment issue
Ghanaian players settle bonus payment issue

Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has promised a positive impact at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) after Ghana's football team settled its payment issue with the government.

Ghana, South Africa keep squad options open
Ghana, South Africa keep squad options open

Title favourites Algeria have named a final squad for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea while Group C rivals Ghana and South Africa are undecided.

Jerome Boateng wants to be Germany`s first black captain
Jerome Boateng wants to be Germany`s first black captain

Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng has said it would be a "huge honour" to one day lead Germany out as the first black captain of the World Cup holders.

Knee injury rules Kwadwo Asamoah out of CAN
Knee injury rules Kwadwo Asamoah out of CAN

Juventus left-back Kwadwo Asamoah has been ruled out for three months with a knee injury meaning the Ghana international will also miss the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations.

Avram Grant due to take Ghana reins on Thursday: Federation
Avram Grant due to take Ghana reins on Thursday: Federation

Former Chelsea manager Avram Grant will officially sign a contract to become the new Ghana coach on Thursday, the country`s football federation (GFA) said Tuesday.

African leaders abuse Chinese aid and channel to their home areas: Report

China`s "no strings attached" aid is being abused by African leaders who channel the lion`s share of funds to their home areas, US-led researchers found in the first geo-referenced database of Chinese aid to the world`s poorest continent.

Nigeria lead Ghana, Ivory Coast in final Africa Cup push
Nigeria lead Ghana, Ivory Coast in final Africa Cup push

Defending champions Nigeria will lead several top teams on Wednesday including four-time winners Ghana and the Ivory Coast in a final bid to qualify for next year`s Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea.

Ebola outbreak: UN calls for global efforts to contain deadly disease

As the ongoing Ebola epidemic in West Africa has become more dangerous and with new cases being reported in other parts of the world, the United Nations (UN) has called for global efforts to fight the deadly disease.

India to the rescue of fire outbreaks in Ghana

In yet another sign of India`s growing ties to Africa, 80 fire tenders have been provided to the national fire service of the West African nation of Ghana.

Ghana and Ivory Coast head to court over sea boundary

Ghana and Ivory Coast are heading to a United Nations tribunal to resolve a dispute over the maritime boundary separating the two oil-producing nations, Ghana`s attorney general said on Thursday.

Ghana: End "panic" measures undermining fight against Ebola

Ghana`s President John Dramani Mahama on Monday called for the easing of restrictions on West African nations fighting Ebola, saying "panic" measures had led to isolation and undermined the battle against the disease.

Portugal coach Paulo Bento pays the price of failure
Portugal coach Paulo Bento pays the price of failure

Paulo Bento paid for Portugal`s disappointing World Cup and calamitous start to the Euro 2016 qualifying campaign on Thursday when his contract was terminated by the FPF.

Ghana defender Boye out of Togo qualifier
Ghana defender Boye out of Togo qualifier

Ghanaian defender John Boye has been ruled out of Wednesday`s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Togo in Lome because of an ankle injury.

Chelsea loan Ghana winger Christian Atsu to Everton

Everton have signed Ghana winger Christian Atsu on a season-long loan from Premier League rivals Chelsea, the Merseyside club announced.