The Afcon Day That Was - 18 January - Cameroon Ruin Guinea-Bissau's Fairy Tale
[Daily Maverick] Thursday holds the tasty prospect of a North African derby between Algeria and Tunisia, but Wednesday had plenty to offer in the action stakes. ANTOINETTE MULLER picks the bits from the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations you might have missed.
AFCON Hosts Face Top-Class Burkinabe Side
[allAfrica] The reaction of fans and the media in Gabon to their side's opening 1-1 draw with Guinea-Bissau at the 2017 African Nations Cup finals has been one of despair, but fortunes can change quickly and coach Jose Antonio Camacho will expect a reaction from his players in their second Group A clash against Burkina Faso on Wednesday (16h00 GMT).
Burkina Faso Fight Back to Hold Cameroon
[CAF] Burkina Faso came from behind to hold Cameroon to a 1-1 draw in their Group A clash on Saturday in Libreville. Captain Benjamin Mounkandjo gave Cameroon the lead in the first half before Issoufou Dayo levelled for the Burkinabes midway in the second half.
Burkina Faso - Yearning For Continental Title
[Cameroon Tribune] The 2013 finalists are set to create a new continental record during the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon.
AFCON 2017 - Charles KaborĂ©, Talent On Which To Count
[Cameroon Tribune] His exploits in the Africa Cup of Nations in 2013 when the Stallions finished as runners up are still remembered by fans.
Reactions - Burkina Faso 1-1 Cameroon
[CAF] Paulo Duarte (Head Coach, Burkina Faso)
Five Lessons From Day One at Afcon
[RFI] Home fans' expectations were dashed by a draw on the opening day of the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) in Libreville. And there was a tie between Cameroon and Burkina Faso, too.
Indomitable Lions Fail to Net the Ball - Again
[allAfrica] If Cameroon are to lift a first African Nations Cup title since 2002 they need to find a greater cutting edge in front of goal.
Cameroon Take On Burkina Faso Amid Row Over Allegiances
[RFI] Cameroon begin their quest for a fifth Africa Cup of Nations trophy on Saturday against Burkina Faso seemingly on the losing side of a club v country row.
Indomitable Lions Face Tough Start to Afcon 2017 Campaign
[allAfrica] Cameroon must overcome the loss of several key players if they are to return to former glories and win the African Nations Cup, starting with a Group A encounter against Burkina Faso at the at Stade de l'AmitiĂ© in Libreville on Saturday (19h00 GMT).
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.
Continent to Face Intense Political Contests in 2017
[African Arguments] Electoral commissions, the battle for the control of social media, and a hesitant international community could define many of the political stories of the coming year.
Africa's Human Rights Court and the Limits of Justice
[Al Jazeera] The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights is a tribunal established to ensure the protection of human rights across the continent.
Soccer - All the Afcon Squads Named So Far
[Independent (Kampala)] The Cranes team of 26 that is in Tunisia for an international friendly has been submitted as Uganda's preliminary squad to the the Nations Cup finals.
Attack Leaves 12 Soldiers Dead
[VOA] Suspected Islamic extremists attacked an army barracks Friday in Burkina Faso, killing at least 12 soldiers, officials said.