Central Africa

Congolese uranium and the Cold War

Why was the Congo such an intense theatre in the Cold War? Providing a compelling reason in her new book, Spies in the Congo, Susan …

Group D preview

Perhaps the most exciting narrative about this group lies with the return of Uganda to the pinnacle of African football after nearly 40 years in …

Group C preview

Front-loaded with some of the most exciting young African talent at the competition, with the likes of Hakim Ziyech and Franck Kessie, will have scouts, …

Group B preview

Group B lends itself to being one of the more exciting groups at this year’s tournament. Algeria, Senegal, Tunisia and Zimbabwe will looking to advance …

Group A preview

As Gabon, Burkina Fasso, Cameroon and Guinea Bissau lock horns in the opening round of fixtures at this year’s Afcon, New African provides you with the …

Nations Cup Fixtures

The 31st edition Africa Cup of Nations gets underway on the 14th of January in Gabon. Will the Elephants roar again? An eye on the …

War games in the Sahel

Over the past three years, the Sahel, specifically Niger, has become the venue of a military build-up of foreign troops from the US, France, Germany, …