It's been a long, hard and expensive slog, but next week former president Jacob Zuma will finally get what he's always wanted: his day in court.
Goal scorers Riyad Mahrez, Karl Toko-Ekambi and Jamilu Collins were among the African players who starred at the weekend in the major European leagues.
Pep Guardiola has backed Riyad Mahrez to be a key man for Manchester City after the Algeria winger's vibrant start to the season.
Algeria ended a 29-year wait for a second AFCON title, here we take a look at the standout performers in Egypt and those who fell short of expectations:
Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi has called on the team's fans to "respect the countries where we are living" after prior celebrations turned ugly.
French police arrested over two hundred people on Sunday following Algeria's qualification for the final of the Africa Cup of Nations.
An Algerian football supporter celebrating his team's win lost control of his car and ran over a family in France, killing a woman and injuring her baby.
Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez scored for Algeria as they coasted to the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals with a victory over Guinea in Cairo.
Riyad Mahrez and Sadio Mane resume an English Premier League rivalry on a different stage when Algeria and Senegal clash at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Riyad Mahrez fired Manchester City back to the top of the Premier League as the champions defeated Bournemouth.
Manchester City opened up a five-point lead at the top of the table with a seventh straight Premier League victory, but were made to work for a win at Watford.
Riyad Mahrez has set his sights on inspiring Manchester City's trophy push as the Algeria winger enjoys his best run of form for the Premier League champions.
Riyad Mahrez has been cleared to play for Manchester City at West Ham after passing a drugs test with the UK Anti-Doping Agency.
Thousands of extra French police are set to be on duty in Paris following clashes involving Algerian football fans sparking a debate about national identity.
Riyad Mahrez rifled in a stoppage-time free-kick to earn Algeria a dramatic victory over Nigeria and set up a rematch with Senegal in the Africa Cup of Nations final.
Of all the big name strikers from Europe's top leagues into the Africa Cup of Nations, only one has truly lived up to his star billing: Riyad Mahrez.
Senegal coach Aliou Cisse insisted there is no particular plan to counter Algeria star Riyad Mahrez in a blockbuster Africa Cup of Nations group clash.
Riyad Mahrez scored as an untroubled Algeria cruised to victory over Africa Cup of Nations underdogs Kenya in their first game of the competition in Cairo.
Pep Guardiola has challenged Riyad Mahrez to play a key role in Manchester City's quadruple bid.
Manchester City star Riyad Mahrez scored twice as Algeria trounced Togo in Lome to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Cameroon.
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