[RFI] Gabon’s President Ali Bongo has for the first time, since his hospitalisation in Saudi Arabia last month, appeared in two videos filmed in Rabat where he is continuing treatment for an unknown illness.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -They may be out of the tournament, but the national Under-17 soccer team players won many a heart at the 2017 Africa Youth Cup of Nations in Libreville, Gabon for the artistic way they approached the game.
[The Herald] COSAFA president Philip Chiyangwa is walking the talk and has written to CAF leader Ahmad Ahmad to officially protest over the manner in which the hosting rights for the African Cup of Nations were handled by the continental body’s previous leadership and is seeking a review.
[allAfrica] The 2017 African Nations Cup finals are a thing of the past, and Cameroon were crowned worthy winners with their final victory over Egypt on Sunday.
[allAfrica] Ghana will hope to take another step towards ending their agonising wait for another African Nations Cup crown when they take on Cameroon in the semifinals of the 2017 tournament in Franceville, Gabon, on Thursday.
[allAfrica] Champions Cote d’Ivoire begin the defence of their African Nations Cup title when they take on Togo in a Group C clash at the Stade d’Oyem in Gabon on Monday.
[Monitor] Five Africa Cup of Nations facts ahead of 2017 tournament in Gabon:
[Ghana Star] Herve Renard reckons Ghana is close to winning an AFCON if they can change ‘something small’ and be ‘a bit lucky’. The Frenchman has been a resounding success in the Cup of Nations, winning titles with Zambia and Ivory Coast over three Nations Cups between 2012 and 2015.
[Al Jazeera] Gabon’s opposition leader Jean Ping says he has asked his people to “calm down,” as post-election violence claimed more lives and the government’s crackdown continued.
[African Arguments] For President Ali Bongo Ondimba, whose family has been in power for half a century, winning the 27 August election may be the easy part.