Former South African football player Marc Batchelor was shot dead outside his home in Johannesburg on Monday, police have confirmed.
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Nigeria showed a lot of positives in their 2-1 quarterfinal win over South Africa, but as Colin Udoh writes, there are still areas to improve.
Nigeria sneaked into the Africa Cup of Nations semifinals when William Troost Ekong scored late to down South Africa 2-1 on Wednesday.
The emergence of South Africa's Thembinkosi Lorch has been one of the most fascinating subplots at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Thembinkosi Lorch scored five minutes from time to hand South Africa an upset 1-0 win and knock holders Egypt out of the Africa Cup of Nations.
Brazil-style football is an identity, a reputation that South Africa football fans hold dear. But at which point does a stereotype become a myth?
Captain Mbark Boussoufa scored in the last minute to hand Morocco a 1-0 win over South Africa as they took top place in Group D.
South Africa's Bongani Zungu scored with a header from a second-half corner to secure a 1-0 win over Namibia on Friday.
Striker Jonathan Kodjia struck 26 minutes from time to hand the Ivory Coast a 1-0 win over South Africa.
South Africa are set to turn to lanky striker Lars Veldwijk as a surprise choice to lead their attack when they take on the Ivory Coast at Afcon.
North African trio Tunisia, Algeria and Egypt are in fine fettle after commanding displays ahead of Afcon, but the same can't be said for Morocco.
Who are the strongest teams in the expanded 24-team Africa Cup of Nations, and who faces an uphill struggle to advance past the group stage?
Olympic and World champion athlete Caster Semenya hopes she can be an inspiration to the South Africa team competing at the Women's World Cup.
Who are the best players at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt?
Ode Fulutudilu's early life was one of upheaval as her family fled the DRC and then Angola, but now she's ready to play for South Africa in France.
What should we expect of the three African nations in France, namely Nigeria, South Africa and Cameroon, and can any improve the continent's record?
A lengthy traffic delay and a dismal first-half were behind South Africa's crushing 7-2 Women's World Cup warm-up loss to Norway on Sunday.
CAF president Ahmad Ahmad said a special committee has been set up to deal with security concerns at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt next month.
The 24 qualifiers for the expanded 2019 Africa Cup of Nations are naming their 23-man squads for the showpiece tournament.
South Africa's national women's football team have added a final friendly to their pre-World Cup schedule, and will face Norway on 2 June.
Orlando Pirates are on the brink of winning the South African PSL after seven years without a title, validating coach Milutin Sredojevic's efforts.
For the first time in the history of the CAF Champions League, the semifinal line-up will consist of the previous four winners.
ESPN selects the pick of the Afcon group-stage clashes, for various diverse reasons, following Friday's draw in Cairo.
At the 2019 Afcon draw, big guns like Egypt and Nigeria got groups some would consider easy, while Group D are the traditional 'Group of Death'.
Some of the continent's less-heralded sides have made the most of the Africa Cup of Nations' expanded format.