: 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

Nigeria migrants' Libya detention centre love story
Mabel and Steven are now safely back in Nigeria after falling in love in a Libyan detention centre. | 12/10/17 12:16 AM
Knowledge gap
Teachers have quietly disappeared amid the fighting in CAR so parents step in to learn to lead classes. | 12/10/17 12:13 AM
Nigeria manager Rohr leaves door open for Enyeama
Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr leaves the door open for goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama to be part of his 2018 World Cup squad in Russia next summer. | 12/9/17 5:04 PM
10-man Wydad beaten by Pachuca at Club World Cup
African champions Wydad Casablanca lose 1-0 to Pachuca of Mexico after extra time at the Fifa Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi. | 12/9/17 4:33 PM
Egypt uncovers ancient tombs at Luxor
A mummy dating back about 3,500 years is among items discovered in the two tombs. | 12/9/17 4:21 PM
Algerians angry at France over 'traitors'
President Macron has angered Algerians by asking their government to allow the return of anti-independence fighters. | 12/9/17 12:05 AM
DR Congo: UN peacekeepers killed in attack in North Kivu
At least 14 are killed and more than 50 wounded in a rebel attack in North Kivu province. | 12/8/17 9:30 PM
World Cup 2018: African fans in Russia downplay racism fears
Two African fans on living in Moscow and if they're worried about racism at the 2018 World Cup. | 12/8/17 5:17 PM

Caribbean Headlines

This incredible Caribbean island is for sale - but you won't need to spend any money
There is a catch though | 12/6/17 11:20 AM
Investors Scour for Deals in Hurricane-Battered Caribbean Islands
Both commercial and residential property markets in the Caribbean have begun stirring to life sooner than many would have thought possible after 2017’s harrowing hurricane season. | 12/5/17 8:38 PM
Barbados one of four Caribbean countries named in new tax havens EU list

BRUSSELS – Four Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries were named Tuesday in a new list of global tax havens released by the European Union. EU finance ministers said that the countries –Barbados,... | 12/5/17 8:00 PM
Caribbean Landlords, Developers Face Uncertainty in Insurance Coverage
Insurance executives and property owners say the back-to-back hurricanes that hit the Caribbean this year left in their wake unprecedented challenges that will keep lawyers, accountants and appraisers busy for years. | 12/5/17 5:54 PM
IMF promises to help Caribbean build resilience including risk mitigation, debt management

WASHINGTON – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it is acutely aware of the urgent need to assist the Caribbean countries to build resilience, particularly in the context of the recent hurricanes... | 12/2/17 12:00 PM
WHO: 1 in 10 medicines in the Caribbean substandard or falsified

GENEVA – The World Health Organisation (WHO) says one in ten medicines in developing countries, including the Caribbean, is substandard or is falsified. The UN Health Agency yesterday warned that substandard... | 11/30/17 7:00 PM
Do more to lure Chinese tourists, Xu Jing urges Caribbean countries
Xu Jing, the regional director for Asia and the Pacific at the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), said Caribbean countries can tap into the billions of dollars spent by Chinese travelers annually, but urged them to change their... | 11/30/17 5:00 AM
Dodgers' Alex Wood & Hot Wife Ballin' Hard on Caribbean Honeymoon
Dodgers star Alex Wood and his red hot wife have ditched the L.A. "winter" for the sunny sands of Saint Lucia ... makin' it rain MLB money all over their Caribbean honeymoon!! The newlyweds are droppin' around $3K PER NIGHT for their "Galaxy… | 11/29/17 10:53 PM