Central Africa Bets On Regional Solution to Energy Shortages, Poverty
[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Yaounde, Cameroon -Central African governments are pushing forward with a cross-border response to meet the region's swelling need for new energy supplies, which aims to fight poverty and climate change at the same time.
Boko Haram Fighters Launch First Attack Inside Chad
[Deutsche Welle]Fighters of Nigeria's Islamist militant group Boko Haram have attacked a Chadian village, killing several people. The strike is the first known attack by the group in the neighboring country.
More Brutal and Intense Conflicts Leave Children Increasingly at Risk of Recruitment
[Unicef]New York -Children are increasingly vulnerable to recruitment and use by armed groups as conflicts around the world become more brutal, intense and widespread, UNICEF and the UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict said today to mark the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers.
World Bank, in Rushing First Forest Carbon Market, Threatens Forest Peoples' Rights
[RRI]Lack of safeguards for indigenous land rights opened the door for accelerated deforestation and palm oil plantations across Indonesia; as Ebola recedes, Liberia faces the same threats
Afcon 2015 Semis - Beware of the Underdogs!
[CAJ News]Malabo -A topsy-turvy 30th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations resumes on Wednesday with clashes pitting the nearly-men of African football and the surprise packages of the biennial tournament ongoing in the Equatorial Guinea.
Zakuani Out of Nations Cup
[Independent (Lagos)]DR Congo has suffered a semi-final setback with news that injured defender, Gabriel Zakuani, is out of the Africa Cup.
DR Congo in Dramatic Afcon Comeback
[allAfrica]DR Congo came back from 2-0 down to grab a place in the African Nations Cup semi-finals with a 4-2 success over neighbours Congo-Brazzaville in Bata on Saturday.
DRC Have Last Dance Against Congo, Tunisia lose to Equatorial Guinea On Day 15 of Afcon
[RFI]Congo celebrate too soon in their match against DRC, Tunisia and Equatorial Guinea compare rolling around skills, Ghana don't really meet the press and Avram Grant plays it deadpan on day 15 of the African Cup of Nations.
DR Congo Come From Behind to Win Classic Tie
[CAF]DR Congo ended the fairytale run of neighbours Congo Brazzaville on Saturday when they came from behind to win 4-2 and qualify for the semi-finals of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.
Clash of the Congos at Afcon Quarter-Finals
[allAfrica]Congo-Brazzaville coach Claude LeRoy hopes his in-depth knowledge of Saturday's African Nations Cup quarter-final opponents DR Congo will help his team to another surprise victory and a place in the last four in Equatorial Guinea.
Guinea, Ghana, Tunisia and Congo Get Ready for Quarter-Finals
[RFI]Some rules are fools, Guinea need to shoot better, Ghana keep their secrets, Tunisia have self-belief and Congo are confident on day 14 of the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN).
D' Day for Afcon Group of Death
[CAJ News]Malabo -THE most extraordinary pool in the ongoing Orange Africa Cup of Nations, perhaps the most complex in the history of the sport, will be decided this evening with Cameroon, Guinea, Ivory Coast and Mali all still in with a chance to progress to the quarterfinals.