Bruising and injuries indicated there was some blood flowing around his body even if he was unconscious, says pathologist
The new US Secretary of State called US-Sino competition in Africa a "game"
Angola beaten 2-1 by Cape Verde
Striker due to go to African Nations Cup in January
Africa and Latin America are proving a godsend for workers
Oil-rich rulers put on show of opulence out of reach to an impoverished population
The death of Magnus Malan marks the passing of one of the most powerful and notorious leaders of the apartheid era. To his enemies, he was a figure of fear and hatred – one of the monsters of an evil system; to his colleagues and subordinates he was a figure of awe – the general who reorganised the military and then reorganised the country along military lines.
Before reading António Lobo Antunes's stunning novel about Portugal's colonial war in Angola (newly translated by Margaret Jull Costa), I knew little about the African country's history, its Portuguese colonisers, and its bitter fight for independence. The two years Lobo Antunes spent in Angola, serving as a medic, affected him profoundly and was a major theme of his earlier novels. His second, The Land at the End of the World (first published in 1979), suggests the author had a psychological compulsion to write about his experiences.
South America and West Africa are separated by thousands of miles of the Atlantic Ocean – yet remain united by the ancient traditions still celebrated in Brazil's vast coastal state of Bahia
Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor has announced his retirement from international football.
Robert King spent decades battling for his release from the 'hell-hole' of America's notorious Angola Prison. Now free, he's still crusading for its inmates, he tells Simon Usborne
Portuguese-Angolan Victor Gama went to Angola to salvage what he could of his musical heritage after 20 years of civil war.
Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor admits he does not know when he will return to England.
World Cup 2010 chief Danny Jordaan has hit back at Hull manager Phil Brown for doubting South Africa's ability to host the tournament in the wake of the attack on Togo.
Leader warns of further atrocities after gunmen kill three in assault on team bus
The Confederation of African Football have all but disqualified Togo from the African Nations Cup by confirming the team will not be allowed to re-enter the competition if they do not take part in tonight's scheduled game against Ghana.