Newcastle United reveal Ebola `strategy`
Newcastle United reveal Ebola `strategy`

The manager of English Premier League strugglers Newcastle United said on Thursday the north-east side were making plans for the return of two key African players amid growing fears of Ebola.

Algeria, Cameroon, S Africa seek Cup places
Algeria, Cameroon, S Africa seek Cup places

Algeria, Cameroon and South Africa will qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations if they win their qualifiers on Wednesday.

Sudan stun African champions Nigeria
Sudan stun African champions Nigeria

Sudan stunned Africa Cup of Nations title-holders Nigeria 1-0 Saturday in a 2015 qualifier while Algeria, Ivory Coast and South Africa achieved impressive away victories.

Ble Goude`s I Coast militants raped, murdered, court hears

Men commanded by Charles Ble Goude, right hand man of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo, murdered, raped and burned alive hundreds of people during a post-electoral crisis in 2010-11, the International Criminal Court heard on Monday.

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.

Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Guinea to host Africa Cup
Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Guinea to host Africa Cup

Cameroon (2019), Ivory Coast (2021) and Guinea (2021) were chosen Saturday in Addis Ababa to host the Africa Cup of Nations football tournament.

Five candidates to host Africa Cup

Mini factfiles of five countries hoping to stage the 2019 or 2021 Africa Cup of Nations. The successful countries will be announced in Addis Ababa Saturday. 

ALGERIA

Bids: 2019 or 2021

Hosts: 1990

Proposed venues: Algiers, Annaba, Blida, Oran

PSG's Aurier injured in Nations Cup defeat by Cameroon
PSG's Aurier injured in Nations Cup defeat by Cameroon

Paris St Germain`s Ivory Coast defender Serge Aurier suffered a convulsion and was taken to hospital during his side`s 4-1 African Nations Cup defeat by Cameroon on Wednesday.

New Ivory Coast era without Didier Drogba starts with a win
New Ivory Coast era without Didier Drogba starts with a win

Ivory Coast began a new era without the talismanic Didier Drogba on Saturday, defeating Sierra Leone 2-1 in their opening African Nations Cup qualifier. 

Sierra Leone aggrieved by Ebola pariah status

Sierra Leone`s footballers are motivated by a sense of betrayal by fellow Africans over the Ebola virus that has led to a near pariah status and forced them to play all their games away from home.

Ivory Coast approves match amid Ebola fears
Ivory Coast approves match amid Ebola fears

The Ivory Coast government on Tuesday relented and agreed to let the national football team play an Africa Cup of Nations match against Sierra Leone that it had banned because of Ebola virus fears.

Former Ivorian president`s party headquarters sacked

The headquarters of the party of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo were sacked on Monday, injuring three people, a spokesperson said.

Ebola-hit Sierra Leone`s Nations Cup matches to go ahead
Ebola-hit Sierra Leone`s Nations Cup matches to go ahead

Sierra Leone`s football authority said on Sunday the team`s upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers would go ahead despite a devastating Ebola outbreak which has killed more than 1,500 people.

Salomon Kalou joins Hertha Berlin from Lille
Salomon Kalou joins Hertha Berlin from Lille

Ivory Coast international striker Salomon Kalou signed for Bundesliga side Hertha Berlin from French Ligue 1 outfit Lille for a reported fee of between 2.5 and 3million euros ($3.2-3.9million) on Sunday.

Cameroon coach overhauls squad, no place for Samuel Eto`o

Cameroon have made a major overhaul to their squad, dropping 13 players from the party who went to the World Cup including captain Samuel Eto`o.

Didier Drogba retires from international football

Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has announced his retirement from international football on Friday. The former Ivory Coast captain netted 65 goals for his country in a career spanning 12 years.

No revolution needed, says Elephants` Herve Renard

New Ivory Coast coach Herve Renard said he would build a new team without resorting to a revolution.

Herve Renard becomes new Ivory Coast coach

Herve Renard was named as the new coach of Ivory Coast on Thursday in succession to Sabri Lamouchi who quit after the team`s first round World Cup elimination, the country`s football federation (FIF) said.

Ivorian refugees stopped from returning home over Ebola fears

Around 400 Ivorian refugees who fled to Liberia during their country`s 2010-2011 post-election violence have been prevented from returning home due to fears over the spread of the Ebola virus, a UN official said Monday.

Ivory Coast rainy season death toll reaches 39

Flooding and landslides during the Ivory Coast`s rainy season have killed 39 people over the last month, officials said Friday.