Ghana defeated at World Cup as Ronaldo sets record

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the first player to score at five Fifa World Cups as Portugal begin their campaign with victory over Ghana.

World Cup 2022: Cameroon downed by ‘little brother’ Breel Embolo

Cameroon coach Rigobert Song is 'proud' of Breel Embolo despite the striker scoring the winner for Switzerland against his side at the World Cup.

Algeria fires: Dozens sentenced to death for lynching

The victim had gone to help fight rampant forest fires but was falsely accused of arson.

Chaotic scenes as Sierra Leone lawmakers brawl

The fight came during a parliamentary debate about proposed electoral reforms.

World Cup 2022: Switzerland 1-0 Cameroon – Breel Embolo strike secures win

Switzerland's Cameroon-born Breel Embolo scores the only goal as they see off the Indomitable Lions in Group G at the Al Janoub Stadium in Qatar.

Kenya doping: World Athletics urged not to ban country despite doping cases

A Kenyan government minister urges World Athletics not to ban the country from the sport following a string of doping violations.

Ethiopia civil war: We are ready to leave the past behind us – TPLF

The TPLF spokesman says his group is ready to address political problems in a “peaceful” manner.

World Cup 2022: Ghana struggles helped prepare, says Denis Odoi

Ghana defender Denis Odoi says the squad have learnt from their struggles earlier this year and are ready for the World Cup.

Malawi ex-leader’s stepson held over mass graves of suspected migrants

Police discovered 30 bodies, believed to be of migrants who were being trafficked, in October.

World Cup 2022: Morocco coach happy with Croatia draw

Holding Croatia to a 0-0 draw in their first Group F game at the World Cup will give Morocco confidence, says coach Walid Regragui.