: 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

Are journalists in Egypt under attack?
Egypt's parliament has passed a new law regulating the media. The BBC's Sara Aboubakr looks at the impact. | 7/18/18 9:49 PM
Mandela 100: Key events and quotes from his life
A look back at key events and quotes in the life of Nelson Mandela on what would be his 100th birthday. | 7/18/18 8:45 PM
Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday quiz
Test your knowledge about the inspirational leader on what would have been his 100th birthday. | 7/18/18 8:25 PM
Champions League winners to go straight into group phase of next edition
This year's African Champions League winners will be given direct entry into the group phase of the next edition, as Caf aims to alleviate fixture-congestion. | 7/18/18 2:35 PM
Tom Saintfiet named new Gambia coach
Former Togo and Zimbabwe coach Tom Saintfiet is appointed as Gambia's new coach, the country's football federation reveals in a statement. | 7/18/18 1:22 PM
Black Panther is getting a comic book spin-off
Award-winning novelist Nnedi Okorafor will write the new series about Black Panther's sister, Shuri. | 7/18/18 11:57 AM
Migrant crisis: Italy and NGO in row over migrant deaths
Spanish rescuers say Italy and Libya's coastguard 'abandoned' a woman and child found dead at sea. | 7/18/18 11:02 AM
Ethiopian Airlines makes historic flight to Eritrea
An Ethiopian passenger plane flies to Eritrea for the first time since a border war 20 years ago. | 7/18/18 10:00 AM

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