: News from Africa and the Caribbean

Daily news headlines from Africa and the Caribbean aggregated from various news sources worldwide, and organized by countries and topics.

African Headlines

Bright Simons vies for 2016 CNBC Africa Business Leaders Award
Ghana’s Bright Simons, President of mPedigree, has made it to the final list of the 2016 All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) in Partnership with CNBC Africa. | 8/19/16 7:20 AM
Rio Olympics 2016: Caster Semenya reaches 800m final
South Africa's Caster Semenya cruises into the Olympic women's 800m final, while Britain's Lynsey Sharp also progresses. | 8/19/16 3:28 AM
The godfather
Tainted by corruption he may be, but the late Fifa president transformed the fortunes of African football, writes the BBC's Piers Edwards. | 8/18/16 11:49 PM
Farming dreams
The ambitious new plan to overhaul Sierra Leone's agriculture sector. | 8/18/16 11:36 PM
South Sudan conflict: Sacked VP Riek Machar goes into exile
The sacked vice-president of South Sudan leaves the country, weeks after deadly clashes between his troops and government forces in the capital. | 8/18/16 6:36 PM
Senegalese woman fined after filming police bribe
A Senegalese court fines a woman $250 for paying a bribe to a policeman, despite the fact she filmed him demanding the money and eating the ticket. | 8/18/16 6:00 PM
Man City: Kelechi Iheanacho signs new contract to 2021
Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho, who scored 14 goals last season, signs a two-year contract extension. | 8/18/16 5:00 PM
Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey 'concealed temperature'
Nurse Pauline Cafferkey faces disciplinary action over claims she concealed her temperature at an Ebola screening at Heathrow Airport. | 8/18/16 4:24 PM

Caribbean Headlines

Jackie 'O' Henderson says Pirates Of The Caribbean crew complained about Johnny Depp
Radio personality Jackie 'O' Henderson recalled on-set complaints about Johnny Depp from crew members during filming on Pirates Of The Caribbean, who said working on the movie was 'a nightmare'. | 8/16/16 6:28 AM
<a href="/article/news/20160815/trip-advisor-ranks-ja-top-caribbean-destination">Trip Advisor ranks Ja top Caribbean destination</a>
Trip Advisor ranks Ja top Caribbean destination | 8/15/16 2:00 PM
Moving manatees from Asia to Caribbean
Two manatees from Singapore move 19,600km (122,000 miles) to a new home in Guadeloupe, in a bid to repopulate the Caribbean. | 8/9/16 8:31 AM
Caribbean can get more from China

THE GROWING ECONOMIC TIES between the People’s Republic of China and Caribbean states may appear to be symbiotic but deliberate precautions and steps have to been taken to ensure mutual benefit, otherwise... | 8/8/16 1:00 PM
Cruise from the Caribbean to Dover is a leisurely life on the ocean wave
Iain Mayhew enjoys huge meals and top-class shows on a 16-day cruise from the Caribbean to Dover | 8/8/16 12:00 PM
Heidi Klum turns golden beach goddess in a teeny string bikini in the Caribbean
This weekend was reserved for family because golden beach goddess Heidi Klum was back in mummy mode, devoting her time to her children during a Caribbean. | 8/8/16 9:00 AM
EDITORIAL: Stop inferior treatment of SJPP students

IN A FEW WEEKS the results of the Caribbean Examinations Council’s Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) will be made public. A great deal... | 8/8/16 4:00 AM
The Caribbean's dose of Brexit reality

WITH THE DUST now settled following the referendum held on June 23 in the United Kingdom, the group of English-speaking independent countries of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is now faced with the... | 8/7/16 1:00 PM