Sub-Saharan Africa

The South African national football team has returned to the screens of SABC following the conclusion of a new rights deal between the public-service broadcaster and the South African Football Association

Australia, Germany, Kuwait and South Africa have expressed an interest in hosting the International Table Tennis Federation’s (ITTF) World Championships Finals in 2023.

South African sports betting operator Hollywoodbets has agreed a deal to acquire naming rights to Kingsmead Cricket Ground, home of Durban-based franchise the Dolphins

Embattled South African public-service broadcaster the SABC is today (Monday) set to receive around two-thirds of a ZAR3.2bn (€192.4m/$211.4

Golf’s Ladies European Tour (LET) will end its 2019 season in Kenya after agreeing a deal to stage a new tournament in the East African country.

Cricket South Africa has confirmed the extension of a rights deal with the SABC for the Mzansi Super League, with the cash-strapped public-service broadcaster reportedly paying a rights fee for this year’s e…

Match Hospitality has been named as the exclusive sales agent in a number of territories for official hospitality during next year’s Uefa European Championships.

Online betting firm SportPesa has quit its Kenyan operations because of a change in Kenyan betting tax

The World Rally Championship has announced that Japan, Kenya and New Zealand will return to its calendar in 2020, replacing events in Australia, Corsica and Spain

Since August 16th, 2019, TV MEDIA SPORT (TVMS) markets and distributes the 12th edition of the African Games “RABAT 2019” after winning and signing an agreement with the ANOCA (Association of National Olymp…

In 2022 the IOC will stage an event in Africa for the first time, in the Sengalese capital Dakar. Will the Youth Olympic Games represent a milestone for sports events on the continent? SportBusiness investigates.

The race to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup will conclude in just a matter of weeks, with the World Rugby Council set to decide on November 15 whether France, Ireland or South Africa should host the tournament. Here, SportBusiness International examines the South African bid.

The race to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup will conclude in just a matter of weeks, with the World Rugby Council set to decide on November 15 whether France, Ireland or South Africa should host the tournament. Here, SportBusiness International examines the three contenders' bids.

South African public-service broadcaster the SABC has struck a last-minute agreement with the IMG agency for selected radio rights to the 2019 Rugby World Cup, which kicked off on Friday

Fight sports streaming platform FITE will offer pay-per-view coverage in several markets around the world of ONE Championship's ONE: CENTURY event in Tokyo on Sunday, October 13

Financially stricken South African public-service broadcaster the SABC has said that 83 per cent of the ZAR483m (€29.7m / $32.9

Issa Hayatou, the former president of the Confederation of African Football, has returned to the sport in an advisory role for the sports ministry in his native Cameroon

This year's Basketball Without Borders Africa event will take place in Senegal on July 28-31, the National Basketball Association and world governing body Fiba have announced

Cape Town in South Africa will host the 2023 Netball World Cup, the International Netball Federation (INF) has announced

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has received the green light for its reshuffling of hosting rights to the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) following an agreement struck with Alassane Ouattara,…

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has further reshuffled its plans for the hosting of future editions of the Africa Cup of Nations by announcing that Guinea will now stage the 2025 edition of…

Cricket South Africa has been hit with a lawsuit from a franchise owner of the Twenty20 competition it ultimately aborted in favour of launching the Mzansi Super League (MSL) which is currently taking…

Cameroon has been stripped of the right to host next year’s Africa Cup of Nations after serious delays with its preparations.

Kwesi Nyantakyi has been given a lifetime ban from all football-related activities by Fifa for a series of violations of the governing body’s ethics code, including bribery and corruption.

Fifa president Gianni Infantino will return his masterplan to revamp club and national team competitions to the agenda when world football’s governing body meets later this week, with Uefa reportedly p…

Senegal has been confirmed as the host of the 2022 summer Youth Olympic Games at the 133rd IOC Session in Buenos Aires. The country has thus become the first African host of any Olympic event

Fifa has suspended the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) due to government interference in the running of the sport in the west African country

Senegal is set to become the first African nation to host an Olympic event after the IOC executive board recommended it to host the Youth Olympics in 2022

Amaju Pinnick, first vice-president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), has provided his full support to Cameroon’s staging of next year’s Africa Cup of Nations national team tournament.

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has installed Thabang Moroe as its permanent chief executive after he served to lead the body through a testing period in its recent history

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has moved to draw up a rescue package for Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC), while it has issued a warning to Sri Lanka amid the governance crisis affecting the sport in the country.

Kenya’s Safari Rally has moved a step closer to returning to the World Rally Championship calendar after being confirmed as a candidate event for the motorsport series in 2019.

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has teamed up with rights partner, pay-television broadcaster SuperSport, to announce the launch of a new “world-class” Twenty20 competition following the collapse of previous efforts to form a T20 Global League.

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has been dissolved by the country’s government following revelations of “widespread” corruption that implicates president Kwesi Nyantakyi, one of the most senior figures in African football and a member of the ruling Fifa Council of the world governing body.

North American basketball league the NBA has announced that this year’s edition of its Africa Game will take place in the South African city of Pretoria, having initially been planned for Johannesburg.

Kwesi Nyantakyi, a member of the Fifa Council at football’s global governing body, was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of corruption in his native Ghana.

Sanzaar, the umbrella body for the national bodies of rugby union in Argentina, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, has hit out at ongoing reports over the future direction of its competitions, stating media claims are nothing but “unsubstantiated speculation”.