: 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

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa to return as Mugabe's likely successor
Robert Mugabe's ally turned rival, Emmerson Mnangagwa, is poised to take over as Zimbabwe's president. | 11/22/17 11:54 AM
Zimbabwe crisis: Looking for Grace Mugabe in her heartland
Meet the Zimbabweans who say that Grace Mugabe seized their land. | 11/22/17 11:53 AM
Bob Bradley persuades Egypt's Omar Gaber to join Los Angeles FC
Former Egypt coach Bob Bradley persuades Pharaohs' defender Omar Gaber to join new MLS team Los Angeles FC on loan from Swiss club Basel. | 11/22/17 11:09 AM
Fergal Keane: Mugabe has gone, but will Zimbabwe change?
Zimbabweans are celebrating change, but is the old regime just getting a new face? | 11/22/17 10:20 AM
Africa:Aid Messes Up Africa's Economy - Ghana President
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -"We do not want to remain the beggars of the world" | 11/22/17 6:59 AM
'Free': Zimbabwe's day of celebration
Celebrations continued into the night after Robert Mugabe's 37-year reign as president came to an end. | 11/22/17 2:02 AM
Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe resigns, ending 37-year rule
The end of Robert Mugabe's 37-year rule sparks wild celebrations in the streets. | 11/21/17 11:51 PM
Moses - the asylum-seeking orphan who conquered the Premier League
AFOTY nominee Victor Moses lost his parents at 11 and arrived in London with no English before finding success in football. | 11/21/17 11:50 PM

Caribbean Headlines

Caribbean tourism icons to be honoured at massive industry conference
Three icons of the Caribbean tourism and hospitality industry will be awarded and celebrated for their respective roles in the development of the sector at a Gala Dinner and Awards Extravaganza next Tuesday.The black-tie event will be held on the... | 11/21/17 5:00 AM
Prominent Caribbean academic wants a post IMF Caribbean economy

KINGSTON – The Pro Chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Sir Hilary Beckles says there is need for both a new style International Monetary Fund (IMF) and a 21st century post-IMF Caribbean... | 11/18/17 12:00 PM
Eni Aluko: FA did not punish Lee Kendall for fake Caribbean accent
The FA decided not to punish former England goalkeeping coach Lee Kendall despite him admitting to using a fake Caribbean accent toward Eniola Aluko. | 11/17/17 9:31 AM
No Tax Haven - Caribbean leaders toughen stance on sweetheart deals, concessions
Corporate sweetheart deals are hurting Caribbean countries, and their leaders, recognising this, are making a concerted effort to move away from the practice, which was once the tool of choice to lure investors to their respective countries.Their... | 11/17/17 5:00 AM
Crime strangling growth - Youth unemployment in Caribbean highest in world, fuelling criminality
Youth unemployment in the Caribbean is said to be the highest in the world, and crime, partly fuelled by this high rate of joblessness, is a major obstacle to economic growth in the region, according to Christine Lagarde, managing director of the... | 11/17/17 5:00 AM
CTO declares 2018 Year of Wellness and Rejuvenation

TORONTO –  The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has declared 2018 the Year of Wellness and Rejuvenation in the Caribbean. The CTO’s secretary general Hugh Riley announced the theme for next year... | 11/14/17 3:30 PM
UN experts urge Caribbean to take action against corporate tax fraud

UNITED NATIONS – In the wake of the leak of the “Paradise Papers” two human rights experts from the United Nations are urging Caribbean and other states to take action against corporate tax fraud. ... | 11/13/17 2:00 PM
West Indies, Pakistan ink 5-year contract to play T20Is
The Caribbean team will play the matches in Pakistan and the USA. | 11/12/17 5:24 AM