• Tunisia upset Nigeria to book Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final place
    Captain Youssef Msakni scored with a long-range shot to hand Covid-hit Tunisia an improbable 1-0 win over 10-man Nigeria in Garoua on Sunday to advance to the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals.
  • Burkina Faso edge Gabon to reach Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals
    Burkina Faso held off a gallant rearguard action from 10-man Gabon to advance to the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals with a 7-6 victory on penalties after a 1-1 draw in their last-16 tie in Limbe on Sunday.
  • Blitzboks defeat Argentina to claim top honours at Malaga Sevens
    Selvyn Davids scored a dramatic try deep into extra-time as SA defeated Argentina 24-17 to claim the inaugural Malaga Sevens competition on Sunday.
  • Real Madrid rescue 2-2 draw with Elche
    LaLiga leaders Real Madrid fought back from two goals down at home to rescue a 2-2 draw against lowly Elche on Sunday thanks to a last-gasp Eder Militao goal in stoppage time.
  • Proteas prevail in Newlands thriller to complete ODI series whitewash over India
    For most of their chase, India appeared destined for a white ball white wash but some ordinary bowling and some lusty hitting by Deepak Chahar turned the third ODI into a nail-biter.
  • Ramaphosa laments ANC 'decay and degeneration' in closing NEC speech
    ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday that the governing party needed to close ranks and defend the gains of democracy.
  • Italy’s Silvio Berlusconi ends long-shot bid for president
    Prime Minister Mario Draghi more likely to secure coalition leadership vote on Monday
  • New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern cancels her wedding as Omicron curbs tightened
    The island state moves to ‘red’ level, which tightens mask-wearing, gathering limits and social distancing requirements
  • Burkina Faso denies coup attempt after gunfire at barracks
    Mutinying soldiers demand resignation of top brass and more support in fight against Islamist militants
  • Burkina Faso beat Gabon to reach Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinals
    Close game ends in a penalty shootout in Limbe
  • Brussels police clash with protesters opposing Covid-19 restrictions
    Mandatory vaccine passes spark fierce opposition among some Belgians
  • MICHAEL SCHMIDT: State-embedded actors create an environment for crime to flourish across Africa
    Pandemic has worsened social and structural conditions that give rise to organised crime