After a dramatic end to a year-long qualifying campaign, the 16 teams competing in the 2012 African Cup of Nations have learned their group stage opponents after the draw for January's tournament in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea was made.
Authorities in Gabon have arrested five people for dealing in illegal animal parts, which included the heads of a gorilla and 12 chimpanzees, according to Conservation Justice, a wildlife preservation group.
The ice-cold way that Sash, Holly and Chase cut Jane's throat on Wednesday's episode of Survivor was the perfect example of how loyalty and friendship get tossed in favor of risk assessment when it comes to the endgame.
African countries are looking to profit from another change to the FIFA statutes, one which has further eased restrictions on players seeking to switch footballing nationality. The age limit at which players had to make a choice has been removed, letting a handful of players claim a new international career.
Security forces patrolled deserted streets in Gabon's capital as citizens of the west African nation awaited official presidential results amid growing fears of violence, witnesses told CNN on Thursday.
The French Defense Ministry said Friday it is dispatching 140 soldiers from Gabon to Chad's capital of N'Djamena as a precaution to protect French citizens after renewed fighting between government troops and rebels.
Mmmm, hmmm! That crow tastes pretty good. Yesterday I decided to get cute and say that Bernanke would hike rates one more time. Hey, I figured I had a 25 percent chance of looking like a genius. Yeah, right... Meanwhile, the Saudis and Mexicans saying they will make up oil shortfalls should be a tonic for the markets. Guess the Saudis DO have excess capacity.
Copper topping $8,000 a ton? Just a few years ago the metal ranged from $1,300 to $3,000 a ton. Demand from China plus hedge fund speculators equals crazy prices. It now costs 1.23 cents to make a penny. This shall not stand.