Carthage Eagles Face Do-or-Die Clash
[allAfrica] Tunisia faces a do-or-die clash with Algeria as they prepare for a crunch Group B African Nations Cup encounter in Franceville on Thursday (16h00 GMT).
Five Afcon Stars Who Ditched Europe
[allAfrica] It used to be that African-born players were clamouring to feature for European nations, with the continent losing a steady stream of stars that would otherwise bolster their national sides.
Despite Attacking Prowess, Warriors Can't Outdo Desert Foxes
[allAfrica] With a little more quality in both the attacking and defensive thirds, Zimbabwe might have pulled off the first surprise win of the 2017 African nations Cup finals on Sunday, but in the end had to settle for a 2-2 draw with fancied Algeria.
Warriors Prepare for Battle Against Algeria
[RFI] Zimbabwe are considered the makeweights of a pool containing Algeria, Senegal and Tunisia. On paper Algeria's opening Group B match against Zimbabwe in Franceville should be three points.
Mahrez Brace Saves Day for Algeria Against Zimbabwe
[CAF] Midfielder Riyad Mahrez scored in either half as Algeria came from behind to hold Zimbabwe to a 2-2 draw in their Group B clash on Sunday in Franceville.
Senegal Take Early Control of Group B As Zimbabwe Scare Algeria
[RFI] Senegal's mission to atone for the sins of their disastrous 2013 and 2015 campaigns took shape on Sunday night as their 2017 incarnation outmuscled Tunisia 2-0 in Franceville. Skipper Cheikhou KouyatÃ© said on the eve of the clash that his side was still haunted by the early eliminations from the two previous tournaments.
Warriors Nearly Cause Afcon Upset
[The Herald] ZIMBABWE's Warriors came within minutes of causing a major upset as they turned on a hearty performance, only to let slip through what could have been a famous victory over Algeria in their African Cup of Nations Group C tie against Algeria last night.
Algeria Very Wary of Crucial Afcon Clash With Warriors
[allAfrica] Fancied Algeria open their 2017 African Nations Cup finals Group B campaign with a clash against Zimbabwe on Sunday (16h00 GMT) as they seek to provide momentum for a tilt at the title to end a 27-year wait for continental glory.
Giants vs Minnows - Will AFCON Get a Surprise Victor?
[allAfrica] The fate of perennial underachievers Senegal, the return of Egypt and the shock qualification of tiny Guinea-Bissau are just some of the major talking points as we prepare for the start of the 2017 African Nations Cup finals to be played in Gabon from Saturday.
Economic Prospects for 2017 - Ten Countries to Watch
[Atlantic Council] The continued failure of commodity prices to recover significantly and the global slowdown of economic growth, especially in China and other emerging markets, made 2016 a tumultuous year for many African economies, indeed, "the worst year for average economic growth" in the region in over twenty years, according to a report from Ernst & Young.
Uganda Set for Top Ranked Slovakia Warm-Up, Algeria Win
[Independent (Kampala)] Newly crowned African Team Of The Year Uganda take on European side Slovakia, ranked 25th in the World, in their third African Cup of Nations build-up friendly in five days.
#GloCAFawards2016 - Riyad Mahrez Named CAF's Player of the Year
[CIO] Leicester forward Riyad Mahrez was named as the GLO Confederation of African Football's player of the year award.
Focus On Sub-Contracting in 2017
[Algerie Presse Service] Setif -"The year 2017 will be that of subcontracting," Industry and Mines Minister Abdeslam Bouchouareb said Thursday in Setif.
Algerian Winger Mahrez, Ugandan Goalie Onyango Crowned Kings
[CAF] History was made on Thursday, 5 January 2017 at the International Conference Centre in Abuja with the coronation of Algerian winger Riyad Mahrez as African Player of the Year 2016 and Ugandan goalie, Denis Onyango as African Player of the Year - Based in Africa 2016.
Glo-CAF Awards 2016 - Mahrez Crowned Africa's Best Player
[Algerie Presse Service] ABUJA -Algerian international Riyad Mahrez has been crowned Africa's best player for 2016 during the African Football Confederation Glo-CAF Awards ceremony, held Thursday night in Abuja.
Mahrez Emerges African Player of the Year
[Premium Times] Algerian Super star Riyad Mahrez has been voted as the African Player of the Year at the 25th edition of the Glo-CAF Awards held Thursday night in Abuja.
Bensalah Holds Discussions With Chairman of Libyan High Council of State
[Algerie Presse Service] The Speaker of the Council of the Nation Abdelkader Bensalah held discussions Thursday, in Algiers, with the Chairman of the High Council of State of Libya Abderrahmane Souihli, on "the developments in Libya, as part of the political approach for the settlement of the crisis in the country."
Second Production Unit of Ain El Kebira Cement Plant Commissioned
[Algerie Presse Service] Setif -Minister of Industry and Mining Abdesslam Bouchouareb has inaugurated, Thursday in Setif, the second production unit of the cement plant of Ain El Kebira (SCAEK), coming under the Algerian public industrial cement group (GICA).
Bouchouareb - Bill On Metrology to Promote Competitiveness, Develop Economy
[Algerie Presse Service] Minister of Industry and Mines Abdessalem Bouchouareb stressed Wednesday in Algiers the bill on the national metrology system will help strengthening national sovereignty and promote industrial competitiveness.
'Unknown' Parties Try to Destabilize the Country, Says Sellal
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal on Thursday stressed the imperative to preserve the country's stability that "some unknown parties" try to destabilize.