: 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

Nigerian president Buhari is "very, very ok", a governor says
The Nigerian president was pictured for the first time in almost 80 days on Sunday. | 7/24/17 7:27 PM
Nelson Mandela: Ramlakan book on final days withdrawn
South Africa's first black president's family says the book by his doctor contained personal details. | 7/24/17 6:11 PM
South Africa release Duminy from Test squad
South Africa release batsman JP Duminy from their squad halfway through their four-Test series in England. | 7/24/17 5:53 PM
Togo international Djene joins Getafe on four-year deal
Togo international Djene Dakonam Ortega, 25, joins La Liga side Getafe on a four-year deal. | 7/24/17 4:24 PM
Man Utd's Bailly banned for two more European games
Manchester United defender Eric Bailly is banned for two more European games for his Europa League red card against Celta Vigo. | 7/24/17 4:12 PM
Zimbabwe: Trained elephant kills tour guide in Victoria Falls park
An elephant that gives rides to tourists has killed its handler in Victoria Falls National Park. | 7/24/17 11:17 AM
Meet the "Afro-fashion magician" who creates dresses in minutes
Ugandan designer Latif Madoi is making a name for himself with his unique brand of "fast fashion". | 7/24/17 10:09 AM
South African child 'virtually cured' of HIV
The nine-year-old has no active HIV in the body after catching the infection at birth. | 7/24/17 8:32 AM

Caribbean Headlines

Tropical Storm Don heads toward eastern Caribbean
Tropical Storm Don approached the Windward Islands on Tuesday as it moved toward the eastern Caribbean after forming in the Atlantic Ocean. | 7/18/17 9:06 AM
Caribbean urged to give health tourism priority

KINGSTON – Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says the Caribbean needs to take a serious look at health security, which, he noted, is a critical area for the continued growth and development... | 7/17/17 4:00 PM
England Lions coming to Caribbean next year

ST JOHN’S – Cricket West Indies has announced yesterday the match schedule for the England Lions Tour of the Caribbean next February. The Lions, the official name of the England A-Team, will face their... | 7/16/17 11:00 AM
Taiwan announces visa-free entry for allies in Caribbean

TAIPEI  – The Government of Taiwan on Wednesday announced visa-free entry for nationals of its diplomatic allies in the Caribbean, with immediate effect. According Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs,... | 7/12/17 6:30 PM
Caribbean Lottery produces another Super Lotto millionaire in Anguilla

THE VALLEY, Anguilla – Caribbean Lottery is pleased to announce that the Super Lotto Jackpot for June 16, 2017 in the amount of EC$6 530 000, was won by two players. One of them is Keith Brooks from Anguilla,... | 7/12/17 5:30 PM
Stormzy made society's 'person of year'
The grime artist is recognised by Oxford University's Afro-Caribbean society. | 7/12/17 10:29 AM
Barbados junior squash champs

AFTER 13 YEARS, Barbados are back on the summit of Caribbean junior squash. The team capped a dominant performance to emerge champions at the 35th Junior Caribbean Area Squash Association Junior Championships... | 7/10/17 4:00 AM
Regional gun threat

A CARIBBEAN WATCHDOG agency urged governments two years ago to strengthen measures to control gun trafficking and crime. The advice from the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) followed a... | 7/9/17 11:00 AM