: 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

Ethiopia name former Yemen coach Braham Mebratu
Former Yemen coach Abraham Mebratu takes over in charge of the Ethiopian national the county's football federation announces. | 7/20/18 11:12 AM
Nairobi National Park railway 'threatens Kenyan wildlife'
Conservationists are crying foul over a high-speed railway being built through Nairobi National Park. | 7/19/18 11:15 PM
Africa's week in pictures: 13-19 July 2018
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere in the world this week. | 7/19/18 11:11 PM
'Dangerous complacency' to global HIV epidemic risks resurgence
The response to the global HIV pandemic is risking a resurgence of the disease, experts warn. | 7/19/18 11:01 PM
Egypt sarcophagus: Mystery black tomb opened in Alexandria
Archaeologists unseal a huge black granite sarcophagus found in the ancient city of Alexandria. | 7/19/18 6:54 PM
Trevor Noah defends 'Africa won the World Cup' joke
A French diplomat accuses Daily Show comedian Trevor Noah of denying the players' "Frenchness". | 7/19/18 4:02 PM
Ethiopian reunited with long-lost daughters in Eritrea after 16 years
He had not seen them for 16 years because of the conflict between Ethiopia and Eritrea. | 7/19/18 2:34 PM
Alex Iwobi: Nigeria must learn from 2018 World Cup
Nigeria and Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi says the Super Eagles' young squad must learn from its unsuccessful 2018 World Cup campaign. | 7/19/18 12:33 PM

Caribbean Headlines

St Lucian PM says Europe is bullying Caribbean states
Prime Minister of St Lucia, Allen Chastanet, has described as "bullying" the blacklisting and designation of some Caribbean countries as tax havens by the European Union (EU)."I believe it is bullying, at a minimum, and it's blackmail because the... | 7/17/18 5:00 AM
Dominica's Kalinago fight to preserve their identity
Gemma Handy travels to Kalinago Territory to meet some of the Eastern Caribbean's last indigenous people. | 7/14/18 11:18 PM
CE-Intelligence comes to the Caribbean

The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) in collaboration with the European Union officially launched their market intelligence portal, known as CE-Intelligence. At the media launch... | 7/12/18 12:00 PM
Caribbean American legislator arrested for protesting Trump Supreme Court nominee

NEW YORK – A Caribbean American legislator has been arrested for protesting United States President Donald J. Trump’s nominee for the US Supreme Court. New York State Lieutenant Governor candidate... | 7/11/18 6:00 PM
Food and music - caring for people with dementia the Caribbean way
Valerie Paragon has created an African-Caribbean cultural setting at a Birmingham care home. | 7/11/18 11:04 AM
Why John Cleese is leaving the UK for Nevis
The Monty Python star blames newspapers and Brexit for his decision to relocate to the Caribbean. | 7/10/18 11:33 PM
Caribbean youth want improved decision making - Mitchell
Prime Minister of Grenada Dr Keith Mitchell says Caribbean youth want to see improved decision-making from their leaders. This, he argues, will boost their interest in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)."I think we have to have more decisions, and as... | 7/9/18 5:00 AM
ECCB reconstitutes Eastern Caribbean payments council

BASSETERRE – The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has reconstituted the Eastern Caribbean Payments Council as part of its mandate to provide general oversight of the payment and settlements system.... | 7/8/18 8:00 PM