: 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

East Africa:Promote Science, Tech for Development, EAC Urged
[Citizen] Kigali -Technology promotion and development can accelerate economic growth in East Africa if appropriately applied. | 6/18/18 11:12 AM
MacBeth Sibaya's experiences as an African footballer in Russia
Retired South African footballer MacBeth Sibaya played club football in Russia. | 6/18/18 9:19 AM
The Arab world's 'only gay radio station'
Tunisians are enjoying greater freedom since the 2011 revolution, and now gay rights activists hope they will also benefit. | 6/17/18 11:38 PM
Why Kenyan school children are being taught to say 'no', loudly
School girls and boys in Kenyan schools are being taught self defence and how to report sexual and physical attacks. | 6/17/18 11:27 PM
World Cup 2018: Senegal’s Ciss ruled out through injury
Senegal defender Saliou Ciss is ruled out of the 2018 World Cup in Russia with an ankle injury and is replaced in the squad by Adama Mbengue. | 6/17/18 3:41 PM
Nigeria attacks: Blasts and rockets 'kill 31' in Borno state
The twin blasts and rocket fire in Borno state come as the army chief says the north-east is now safe. | 6/17/18 3:10 PM
Tunisia v England preview
Preview followed by live coverage of Monday's World Cup game between Tunisia and England. | 6/17/18 1:42 PM
Police condemn "appalling" violence at cycle festival
Nine people are hurt and eight injured at an Eritrean event in Greater Manchester. | 6/17/18 10:26 AM

Caribbean Headlines

Warner to play for St Lucia in Caribbean Premier League T20
Banned Australian batsman David Warner is to join St Lucia Stars for the 2018 Caribbean Premier League (CPL). | 6/16/18 9:34 AM
West Indies v/s Sri Lanka: Devon Smith holds fort for Caribbean team on soggy, slow going day
West Indies v/s Sri Lanka: Devon Smith holds fort for Caribbean team on soggy, slow going day | 6/16/18 5:11 AM
EU promises assistance to Caribbean in developing biodiversity strategy

GEORGETOWN – The European Union (EU) has reaffirmed its financial support for regional sustainable development while acknowledging the need for the development of a Caribbean biodiversity strategy over... | 6/15/18 6:00 PM
Barbados named Caribbean Luxury Destination of 2017

Of all the destinations in the Caribbean, Barbados stands tall as the most luxurious. That was the finding of the 2017 Caribbean Travel Awards. Alexander Britell, Editor-in-Chief and Founder of the... | 6/15/18 2:00 PM
Venezuela to suspend oil delivery to some Caribbean countries

CARACAS – Venezuela’s state owned oil and natural gas company, Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) has announced plans to suspend petroleum deliveries to some Caribbean countries under its PetroCaribe agreement.... | 6/14/18 4:00 PM
Gleaner Editors' Forum | Men targeted for increased HIV testing
Poor health-seeking behaviour by Caribbean men is exacerbating the already difficult job of having them getting tested for HIV, according to Kandasi Levermore, executive director of Jamaica Aids Support for Life and member of the Caribbean... | 6/13/18 5:00 AM
Local candidate killed in Mexican Caribbean resort town
Mexican officials say a candidate for city council in the Caribbean resort of Isla Mujeres has died after being shot at a political event. | 6/12/18 8:49 PM
Pirates of the Caribbean Ride Character “Redd” Makes Her Debut in Disneyland

Updates to Disney theme park rides are a fairly regular occurrence, even to the beloved and iconic Pirates of the Caribbean, the last attraction that Walt Disney personally oversaw before his death in 1966. We’ve already written about how they’ve added a new female pirate character named Redd to a revamped version of the ride’s auction […]

The post Pirates of the Caribbean Ride Character “Redd” Makes Her Debut in Disneyland appeared first on /Film. | 6/12/18 1:30 PM