: 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

Port become first Togolese club to reach Champions League group phase
Port become the first Togolese side to make the group phase of the African Champions League, knocking out Sudan's Al Hilal on away-goals. | 3/18/18 9:20 PM
Zamalek knocked out of Confed Cup by Ethiopia's Welayta Dicha
Egyptian giants Zamalek suffer a humiliating exit from the African Confederation Cup, losing 4-3 on penalties at home to Ethiopia's Welayta Dicha. | 3/18/18 8:20 PM
Rome prosecutor to Egyptian student's death
Mariam Moustafa, who died on Wednesday, was an Egyptian national who was born in Rome. | 3/18/18 4:18 PM
Ivory Coast confirm Yaya Toure’s return after three year absence
The Ivorian Football Federation (FIF) confirms the return of Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure to the Elephants squad for this month's friendlies. | 3/18/18 4:11 PM
Somalia clans secure peace with death sentences and hefty fines
Rival clans agree on "life for a life" deal to end a cycle of revenge killings and vendettas. | 3/18/18 3:07 PM
Why Angolan singer Toty Sa'Med writes songs in Kimbundu
Toty Sa'Med can't say more than a few words in Kimbundu but is writing songs in the Angolan language. | 3/18/18 12:23 AM
The dancing slum kids tipped for stardom by Rihanna
The Ikorodu Kids are a dance troupe from Nigeria who are getting rave reviews from celebrities. | 3/18/18 12:08 AM
Salah 'on his way' to earning Messi comparisons - Klopp
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says Mohamed Salah is "on his way" to being mentioned in the same breath as Lionel Messi after his four goals against Watford. | 3/17/18 9:56 PM

Caribbean Headlines

Review: In ‘Dear Dictator,’ a Despot Does Housework
Michael Caine plays an ousted Caribbean general who lands in an American suburb. Katie Holmes also stars. | 3/15/18 1:28 PM
Seismic center: Caribbean undersea volcano may soon erupt
A Caribbean seismic research center says an underwater volcano just north of Grenada may be about to erupt but does not pose a tsunami threat to the region. | 3/13/18 10:02 PM
Outgoing CCJ President believes institution can make positive changes to Caribbean social order

PORT OF SPAIN – The outgoing President of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Sir Dennis Byron says the court, which was established in 2001, to replace the London-based Privy Council... | 3/10/18 6:00 PM
Phase Two of Caribbean resources conservation programme launched
Renewed collaboration between the International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and The University of the West Indies (UWI) is seen as important for the effective management and good governance of protected areas in the Caribbean region,... | 3/10/18 5:00 AM
Hurricane Irma: MPs say UK's response 'lacked structure'
The lack of an international relief strategy for devastated Caribbean islands was regrettable, MPs say. | 3/7/18 2:18 AM
Caribbean Development Bank and FAO sign crucial agreement
Western Bureau:A cooperation agreement was signed by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) on yesterday's first day of the 35th Session of the FAO Regional Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean... | 3/6/18 5:00 AM
Caribbean countries receive millions in climate fund funding

SONGDO, Republic of Korea – Several Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries are to benefit from projects valued at US$1.09 billion approved at the first Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board meeting that ended... | 3/3/18 2:00 PM
Guard against technology threats, Patterson warns - Caribbean countries democracy at risk
Former Prime Minister P.J. Patterson has warned Caribbean countries to begin looking at ways to guard against crafty hackers who could compromise their democracy.He noted that technology has proven to be a twin-edged sword, notwithstanding its clear... | 3/3/18 5:00 AM