(Flatfoot in Africa)
|Produced by||Laser Rialto Film|
|Edited by||Mario Morra|
|Music by||Guido & Maurizio De Angelis|
Piedone l'africano (internationally released as Flatfoot in Africa, Knock-Out Cop and The K.O. Cop) is a 1978 Italian "poliziottesco"-comedy film directed by Steno and starring Bud Spencer. It is the third and penultimate chapter in the "Flatfoot" film series. It is preceded by Flatfoot and Flatfoot in Hong Kong and followed by Flatfoot in Egypt 
A trail of illicit diamonds takes Flatfoot and his acquaintance, Naples police commissioner Caputo, from Johannesburg to Swakopmund in the hopes of breaking up a South African smuggling ring. They are joined by Bodo, an African child, and confounded in their search by corrupt mining officials and an antagonistic inspector in the South-West African police.