United Nations geoscheme for Africa http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/29760/all en Football: Africa Cup of Nations at a glance - 1st update http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/football-africa-cup-nations-at-glance-1st-update <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa at a glance (times GMT):</p> <p>Quarter-finals</p> <p>Sunday</p> <p>At Rustenburg</p> <p>Nigeria 2 (Emenike 43, Mba 78) Ivory Coast 1 (Tiote 50)</p> <p>At Nelspruit</p> <p>Burkina Faso 1 (Pitroipa 105) Togo 0 aet</p> <p>Saturday</p> <p>At Port Elizabeth</p> <p>Ghana 2 (Wakaso 54-pen, 90+5) Cape Verde 0</p> <p>At Durban</p> <p>South Africa 1 (Rantie 31) Mali 1 (Keita 58) aet</p> <p>Mali win 3-1 on penalties</p> <p>Semi-finals</p> <p>Wednesday</p> <p>At Durban</p> <p>Mali v Nigeria 1500</p> <p>At Nelspruit</p> <p>Burkina Faso v Ghana 1830</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/football-africa-cup-nations-at-glance-1st-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Book:Countries and Territories of the World III Libellulidae United Nations geoscheme for Africa AFP Sun, 03 Feb 2013 21:30:59 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744810 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Africa Cup of Nations at a glance http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/football-africa-cup-nations-at-glance <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa at a glance (times GMT):</p> <p>Semi-finals</p> <p>Wednesday</p> <p>At Durban</p> <p>Mali v Nigeria 1500</p> <p>At Nelspruit</p> <p>Burkina Faso v Ghana 1830</p> <p>Third place play-off</p> <p>Saturday</p> <p>At Port Elizabeth</p> <p>Semi-finals losers 1800</p> <p>Final</p> <p>Sunday</p> <p>At Soweto</p> <p>Semi-finals winners 1830</p> <p>Quarter-finals</p> <p>Feb 2</p> <p>At Port Elizabeth</p> <p>Ghana 2 (Wakaso 54-pen, 90+5) Cape Verde 0</p> <p>At Durban</p> <p>South Africa 1 (Rantie 31) Mali 1 (Keita 58) aet</p> <p>Mali win 3-1 on penalties</p> <p>Feb 3</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/football-africa-cup-nations-at-glance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Book:Countries and Territories of the World III Libellulidae United Nations geoscheme for Africa AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 06:31:01 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5745028 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Africa Cup of Nations at a glance http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/football-africa-cup-of-nations-at-a-glance <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa at a glance (times GMT):</p> <p>Semi-finals</p> <p>Wednesday</p> <p>At Durban</p> <p>Mali v Nigeria 1500</p> <p>At Nelspruit</p> <p>Burkina Faso v Ghana 1830</p> <p>Third place play-off</p> <p>Saturday</p> <p>At Port Elizabeth</p> <p>Semi-finals losers 1800</p> <p>Final</p> <p>Sunday</p> <p>At Soweto</p> <p>Semi-finals winners 1830</p> <p>Quarter-finals</p> <p>Feb 2</p> <p>At Port Elizabeth</p> <p>Ghana 2 (Wakaso 54-pen, 90+5) Cape Verde 0</p> <p>At Durban</p> <p>South Africa 1 (Rantie 31) Mali 1 (Keita 58) aet</p> <p>Mali win 3-1 on penalties</p> <p>Feb 3</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/football-africa-cup-of-nations-at-a-glance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Book:Countries and Territories of the World III Libellulidae United Nations geoscheme for Africa AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 06:30:38 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5746049 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Africa Cup of Nations at a glance - 1st update http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/football-africa-cup-nations-at-glance-1st-update <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa at a glance (times GMT):</p> <p>Semi-finals</p> <p>Wednesday</p> <p>At Durban</p> <p>Nigeria 4 (Echiejile 25, Ideye 30, Emenike 44, Musa 60) Mali 1 (Diarra 75)</p> <p>At Nelspruit</p> <p>Ghana 1 Wakaso 13-pen) Burkina Faso 1 (Bance 60) aet</p> <p>B. Faso win 3-2 on penalties</p> <p>Third place play-off</p> <p>Saturday</p> <p>At Port Elizabeth</p> <p>Mali v Ghana 1800</p> <p>Final</p> <p>Sunday</p> <p>At Soweto</p> <p>Nigeria v Burkina Faso 1830</p> <p>Quarter-finals</p> <p>Feb 2</p> <p>At Port Elizabeth</p> <p>Ghana 2 (Wakaso 54-pen, 90+5) Cape Verde 0</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/football-africa-cup-nations-at-glance-1st-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Book:Countries and Territories of the World III Libellulidae United Nations geoscheme for Africa AFP Wed, 06 Feb 2013 21:46:17 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5748172 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Africa Cup of Nations factfile http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/football-africa-cup-nations-factfile <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Factfile for 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa ahead of third-place play-off and final this weekend:</p> <p>Third-place play-off</p> <p>Saturday</p> <p>At Port Elizabeth</p> <p>Ghana v Mali 1800GMT</p> <p>Final</p> <p>Sunday</p> <p>At Soweto</p> <p>Burkina Faso v Nigeria 1830GMT</p> <p>Semi-finals</p> <p>Feb 6</p> <p>At Durban</p> <p>Nigeria 4 (Echiejile 25, Ideye 30, Emenike 44, Musa 60) Mali 1 (Diarra 75)</p> <p>At Nelspruit</p> <p>Burkina Faso 1 (Bance 60) Ghana 1 Wakaso 13-pen) aet</p> <p>Burkina win 3-2 on penalties</p> <p>Quarter-finals</p> <p>Feb 2</p> <p>At Port Elizabeth</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/football-africa-cup-nations-factfile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Book:Countries and Territories of the World III Libellulidae United Nations geoscheme for Africa AFP Sat, 09 Feb 2013 06:15:53 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5750777 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Africa Cup of Nations at a glance http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/football-africa-cup-nations-at-glance <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa at a glance (times GMT):</p> <p>Quarter-finals</p> <p>Sunday</p> <p>At Rustenburg</p> <p>Nigeria 2 (Emenike 43, Mba 78) Ivory Coast 1 (Tiote 50)</p> <p>At Nelspruit</p> <p>Burkina Faso v Togo 1830</p> <p>Saturday</p> <p>At Port Elizabeth</p> <p>Ghana 2 (Wakaso 54-pen, 90+5) Cape Verde 0</p> <p>At Durban</p> <p>South Africa 1 (Rantie 31) Mali 1 (Keita 58) aet</p> <p>Mali win 3-1 on penalties</p> <p>Semi-finals</p> <p>Wednesday</p> <p>At Durban</p> <p>Mali v Nigeria 1500</p> <p>At Nelspruit</p> <p>Burkina Faso/Togo v Ghana 1830</p> <p>Third place play-off</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/football-africa-cup-nations-at-glance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Book:Countries and Territories of the World III Libellulidae United Nations geoscheme for Africa AFP Sat, 09 Feb 2013 07:30:26 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5750821 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Africa Cup of Nations factfile http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/football-africa-cup-nations-factfile-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Factfile for 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa after Mali finished third Saturday:</p> <p>Third-place play-off</p> <p>Saturday</p> <p>At Port Elizabeth</p> <p>Mali 3 (Samassa 21, Keita 48, Diarra 90+3) Ghana 1 (Asamoah 82)</p> <p>Final</p> <p>Sunday</p> <p>At Soweto</p> <p>Burkina Faso v Nigeria 1830GMT</p> <p>Semi-finals</p> <p>Feb 6</p> <p>At Durban</p> <p>Nigeria 4 (Echiejile 25, Ideye 30, Emenike 44, Musa 60) Mali 1 (Diarra 75)</p> <p>At Nelspruit</p> <p>Burkina Faso 1 (Bance 60) Ghana 1 Wakaso 13-pen) aet</p> <p>Burkina win 3-2 on penalties</p> <p>Quarter-finals</p> <p>Feb 2</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/football-africa-cup-nations-factfile-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Book:Countries and Territories of the World III Libellulidae United Nations geoscheme for Africa AFP Sat, 09 Feb 2013 20:18:14 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5751324 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: World Cup Africa zone results - collated http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130609/football-world-cup-africa-zone-results-collated <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Collated World Cup Africa zone qualifying results this weekend:</p> <p>Group A</p> <p>At Lobatse</p> <p>Botswana 1 (Sembowa 76) Ethiopia 2 (Kebede 33, Ahmed 45)</p> <p>At Yaounde, Cameroon</p> <p>Central Africa Republic 0 South Africa 3 (Parker 26, Tshabalala 43, Mashego 90+1)</p> <p>Note: Match switched from Bangui for security reasons</p> <p>Standings (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points)</p> <p>Ethiopia 4 3 1 0 6 2 10</p> <p>S. Africa 4 2 2 0 7 2 8</p> <p>C.A.R. 4 1 0 3 2 7 3</p> <p>Botswana 4 0 1 3 2 6 1</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130609/football-world-cup-africa-zone-results-collated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Foreign relations of the African Union Passerida United Nations geoscheme for Africa AFP Mon, 10 Jun 2013 00:38:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5853898 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: World Cup Africa zone results, standings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130615/football-world-cup-africa-zone-results-standings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>World Cup Africa zone qualifying results and standings Saturday:</p> <p>Group A</p> <p>At Lobatse</p> <p>Botswana 3 (Ramatlhakwane 41-pen, Ngele 74, Nato 86) Central African Republic 2 (Ozingoni 33, 50)</p> <p>Sunday</p> <p>At Addis Ababa</p> <p>Ethiopia v South Africa 1300GMT</p> <p>Standings (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points)</p> <p>Ethiopia 4 3 1 0 6 2 10</p> <p>S. Africa 4 2 2 0 7 2 8</p> <p>Botswana 5 1 1 3 5 8 4</p> <p>C.A.R. 5 1 0 4 4 10 3</p> <p>Group B</p> <p>At Praia</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130615/football-world-cup-africa-zone-results-standings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Foreign relations of the African Union Passerida United Nations geoscheme for Africa AFP Sun, 16 Jun 2013 02:30:18 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5857824 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: World Cup Africa zone results, standings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130616/football-world-cup-africa-zone-results-standings-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>World Cup Africa zone qualifying results Sunday and standings (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points):</p> <p>Group A</p> <p>At Addis Ababa</p> <p>Ethiopia 2 (Kebede 42, Parker 70-og) South Africa 1 (Parker 34)</p> <p>Saturday</p> <p>At Lobatse</p> <p>Botswana 3 (Ramatlhakwane 41-pen, Ngele 74, Nato 86) Central African Republic 2 (Ozingoni 33, 50)</p> <p>Standings</p> <p>Ethiopia 5 4 1 0 8 3 13 - qualified</p> <p>S. Africa 5 2 2 1 8 4 8</p> <p>Botswana 5 1 1 3 5 8 4</p> <p>C.A.R. 5 1 0 4 4 10 3</p> <p>Group B</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130616/football-world-cup-africa-zone-results-standings-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Foreign relations of the African Union Passerida United Nations geoscheme for Africa AFP Sun, 16 Jun 2013 21:00:23 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5858305 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: How World Cup Africa zone standings would change http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130618/football-how-world-cup-africa-zone-standings-would-change <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>How World Cup Africa zone qualifying group standings would change if FIFA award Botswana, Cape Verde Islands and Cameroon 3-0 victories because opponents Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea and Togo fielded ineligible players:</p> <p>Standings (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points)</p> <p>Group A</p> <p>(Current)</p> <p>Ethiopia 5 4 1 0 8 3 13 - qualified</p> <p>S. Africa 5 2 2 1 8 4 8</p> <p>Botswana 5 1 1 3 5 8 4</p> <p>C.A.R. 5 1 0 4 4 10 3</p> <p>(If Botswana awarded 3-0 win over Ethiopia)</p> <p>Ethiopia 5 3 1 1 6 5 10</p> <p>S. Africa 5 2 2 1 8 4 8</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130618/football-how-world-cup-africa-zone-standings-would-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Book:Countries and Territories of the World III United Nations geoscheme for Africa AFP Tue, 18 Jun 2013 14:01:19 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5860032 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Ethiopia, Togo fielded suspended stars http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130618/football-ethiopia-togo-fielded-suspended-stars <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Ethiopia and Togo fielded suspended stars in 2014 World Cup qualifiers during June, according to FIFA match records of the competition.</p> <p>Midfielder Manyahile Beyene played for Ethiopia in Botswana instead of serving a one-match ban having been cautioned in Group A games away to South Africa and at home against Botswana.</p> <p>Another midfielder, Alaixys Romao of Togo, committed a similar offence, starting in a Group I home game against Cameroon when he should have been sidelined following cautions in two earlier matches.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130618/football-ethiopia-togo-fielded-suspended-stars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Book:Countries and Territories of the World III United Nations geoscheme for Africa AFP Tue, 18 Jun 2013 14:02:17 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5860046 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Ethiopia, Togo fielded suspended stars http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130618/football-ethiopia-togo-fielded-suspended-stars-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Ethiopia and Togo fielded suspended stars in 2014 World Cup qualifiers during June, according to FIFA match records of the competition.</p> <p>Midfielder Manyahile Beyene played for Ethiopia in Botswana instead of serving a one-match ban having been cautioned in Group A games away to South Africa and at home against Botswana.</p> <p>National football federation president Sehelew Gebremariam admitted to AFP Tuesday that Ethiopia had blundered by fielding Beyene in the away game against Botswana.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130618/football-ethiopia-togo-fielded-suspended-stars-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Book:Countries and Territories of the World III United Nations geoscheme for Africa AFP Tue, 18 Jun 2013 16:31:01 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5860209 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Ethiopia admit fielding suspended star http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130618/football-ethiopia-admit-fielding-suspended-star <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Ethiopia admitted Tuesday fielding a suspended footballer in a World Cup qualifier during June, and FIFA match records show Togo were guilty of a similar offence.</p> <p>Midfielder Manyahile Beyene played for Ethiopia in Botswana instead of serving a one-match ban having been cautioned in Group A games away to South Africa and at home against Botswana.</p> <p>National football federation president Sehelew Gebremariam revealed to AFP that Ethiopia had blundered by fielding Beyene in the away game against Botswana.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130618/football-ethiopia-admit-fielding-suspended-star" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equatorial Guinea national football team United Nations geoscheme for Africa AFP Tue, 18 Jun 2013 18:12:05 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5860365 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: World Cup Africa zone results, tables http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130907/football-world-cup-africa-zone-results-tables <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>World Cup Africa zone second round qualifying results Saturday and standings (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points):</p> <p>Group A</p> <p>At Brazzaville, Congo</p> <p>Central African Republic 1 (Keita 23) Ethiopia 2 (Ahmed 48, Teshome 61)</p> <p>Match moved from Bangui because of security situation</p> <p>At Durban</p> <p>South Africa 4 (Erasmus 28, Furman 45+2, Parker 84, 90) Botswana 1 (Ramatlhakwane 72)</p> <p>Standings</p> <p>Ethiopia 6 4 1 1 8 6 13 - qualify for play-offs</p> <p>S. Africa 6 3 2 1 12 5 11</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130907/football-world-cup-africa-zone-results-tables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Foreign relations of the African Union Neognathae United Nations geoscheme for Africa AFP Sat, 07 Sep 2013 21:32:27 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5927438 at http://www.globalpost.com