: 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

Protesting Ethiopian soldiers given jail terms
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said the soldiers had marched to his office in order to kill him. | 12/16/18 11:48 AM
Cambodia makes record breaking ivory haul at port
The discovery of a container with more than 1,000 tusks is the country's largest ever ivory bust. | 12/16/18 11:29 AM
How a South African shepherd found a dinosaur graveyard
Dumangwe Thyobeka made a huge fossil find as he was tending to his family cemetery in rural South Africa. | 12/16/18 12:36 AM
Fifa Club World Cup: African champions Esperance lose 3-0 to Al Ain
African champions Esperance of Tunisia lose 3-0 to home side Al Ain FC in the last eight of the 2018 Fifa Club World Cup in the United Arab Emirates. | 12/15/18 7:43 PM
Egypt tomb: Saqqara 'one of a kind' discovery revealed
Archaeologists in Egypt unveil the tomb of a high priest, untouched for 4,400 years. | 12/15/18 5:05 PM
Lassina Traore: Burkina Faso teenager eyes ‘Champions League’ with Ajax
Burkina Faso teenager Lassina Traore says he wants to fulfil a lifelong ambition of playing in the European Champions League when he moves to Ajax in January. | 12/15/18 3:58 PM
2019 Africa Cup of Nations: South Africa submit bid to host tournament
South Africa submit a bid to be replacement hosts for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations but seek clarity on the price tag of the tournament. | 12/15/18 11:57 AM
Fela Kuti's son Seun says Grammy nom was 'unexpected'
Seun Kuti says if he won a Grammy it would be an excuse to party. | 12/15/18 9:21 AM

Caribbean Headlines

CTO declares 2019 Year of Festivals

On the heels of the past year’s successful Year of Rejuvenation, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has declared 2019 the Year of Festivals in the Caribbean. Throughout 2019, the region will celebrate... | 12/15/18 8:00 PM
The Best Winter Travel Deals Move Overseas
People are heading to Europe and the Caribbean for Christmas and New Year’s. And there are still deals to be had. | 12/13/18 12:08 AM
Caribbean islands record series of earthquakes

BRIDGETOWN – Several Caribbean islands were rocked by earthquakes during a six hour period overnight, the Trinidad-based Seismic Research centre (SRC) of the St Augustine campus of the University of the... | 12/12/18 6:00 PM
Grenada PM calls for easier intra-Caribbean travel

CASTRIES – Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell has called on Caribbean countries to make sincere efforts to encourage easier intra-regional travel and do away with the heavy taxes that discourage... | 12/11/18 3:00 PM
Complacency kills: Caribbean gears up for tsunamis
The region runs the risk of complacency over a tsunami threat, which experts warn is a real possibility. | 12/8/18 5:44 AM
What life was like for Birmingham’s Caribbean community after World War Two
Poet Sue Brown looks at what life was like for Birmingham’s Caribbean community in the post-war years. | 12/6/18 3:10 AM
Jamaica says no plans for ‘Jexit’

PORT OF SPAIN – Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness Tuesday reiterated that the decision to establish a Commission to review his country’s relationship with the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) was not... | 12/4/18 8:22 PM
Bristol parents share mixed-race hair tips
A cafe in Bristol encourages people to share ideas on caring for African-Caribbean children's hair. | 12/3/18 6:49 AM