: 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

Kenya allows opposition figures to fly to Zimbabwe
Two opposition figures had been barred from flying to Zimbabwe for Morgan Tsvangirai's burial. | 2/20/18 11:46 AM
Zimbabwean Children Smuggled Into South Africa
[Govt of SA] Minister Dlamini confirms court papers on the Zimbabwean children smuggled into South Africa | 2/20/18 7:46 AM
West Africa:Attack On Liberian Parliamentary Correspondent Condemned
[MFWA] The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) condemns the assault on Henry Karmo, a parliamentary correspondent of the FrontPage Africa newspaper in Liberia by a Member of Parliament. | 2/20/18 7:45 AM
Mozambique rubbish dump collapse kills at least 17 people
Mozambique rubbish dump collapse kills at least 17 people, crushing five homes in the night. | 2/20/18 6:30 AM
Africa:We're Ready to Provide Leadership for Africa in Oil, Gas - Buhari
[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria is open to investments and ready to provide leadership for Africa in oil and gas. | 2/20/18 5:36 AM
Nigeria Boko Haram: Schoolgirls escape militant attack
Girls in north-eastern Nigeria manage to flee when the jihadists attack their school. | 2/20/18 1:20 AM
How Malawi reduced infant mortality
Every year 2.6m babies around the world don't survive beyond a month but Malawi's number is dropping. | 2/20/18 12:31 AM
BBC launches Yoruba and Igbo services
The BBC launches services for Yoruba and Igbo speakers in Nigeria and West and Central Africa. | 2/19/18 6:11 PM

Caribbean Headlines

Caribbean calling
From Relaxing on a beach and surfing to history, culture, and nightlife, the stunning Islands have it all | 2/20/18 2:00 AM
Regional tourism hits 30 million mark

The catastrophic hurricanes that devastated some Caribbean destination last September slowed down tourism’s progress but did not stop it, according to figures released by the Caribbean Tourism Organisation... | 2/15/18 6:00 PM
Inside Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas
Behind-the-scenes photos show how the finishing touches are now being applied to Royal Caribbean's newest ship, Symphony of the Seas, at the Saint Nazaire shipyard in France. | 2/15/18 4:51 PM
Caribbean countries rattled by powerful earthquake

BRIDGETOWN – An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 jolted several Caribbean islands on Friday but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC)... | 2/9/18 11:00 PM
New Mr and Miss Barbados Caribbean crowned

Sage Belgrave and Beviny Payne are the new Mr and Miss Barbados Caribbean. The two were crowned just after 11 p.m. on Sunday at the Queen’s Park Steel Shed in front scores of excited supporters including... | 2/5/18 11:00 PM
Jamaica to host CTM next year

KINGSTON – Jamaica will host the next Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s (CHTA) annual Caribbean Travel Marketplace (CTM), scheduled for the first quarter of 2019, Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett,... | 2/3/18 12:30 PM
Amy Childs wears red swimsuit in the Caribbean with male
Amy Childs stepped out with a mystery man for the second day in a row while enjoying her holiday in the Caribbean. | 2/2/18 9:24 PM
Update: St. Martin Starts a Comeback
The Caribbean island is recovering after Hurricane Irma last summer, with many hotels and restaurants back in business. | 2/2/18 5:00 PM