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‘MONOPLY MONEY’ DRAWS SCORN FROM CASH-STRAPPED ZIMBABWEANS

With exports down and scarce dollars hidden away under pillows, banks in Zimbabwe are running out of legal tender.

How an African cycling team is improving the odds for schoolchildren

Limpopo, in the heart of South Africa, is resource-scarce and poverty is severe. Many households do not have access to running water or electricity.

Crisis erupts over police-linked killing of Kenyan human rights lawyer

(GIN)—Four police officers have been arrested in the torture and murder of a noted Kenyan human rights lawyer and two other men.

SOUTH AFRICAN WRITER ON MENTAL ILLNESS WINS MAJOR LITERARY PRIZE

(GIN)—This year’s prestigious Caine Prize for African Writing for a short story has been awarded to South African writer, photographer and filmmaker Lidudumalingani for his story, “Memories We Lost.”

ANOTHER TAKE ON BREXIT FROM AN AFRICAN PERSPECTIVE

Writing on the blog This Is Africa, Malawi journalist Levi Kabwato tackled the much reported story of “Brexit” from his own unique perspective.

The SCOTUS immigration ruling is the final nail in the coffin of the GOP

I must confess that I was brought to tears by the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on immigration June 23, 2016.

Barbadians and the Panama Canal

A delegation of officials from Barbados, including Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, traveled to Panama on the weekend for the formal opening of the expanded Panama Canal project.

ACOYA Curacao names new general manager

A highly experienced hospitality professional, Ronald Kooistra, has taken the helm of ACOYA Hotel Suites and Villas, a member of the Ascend Hotel Collection, in Willemstad, Curaçao.

UK vote stuns world

Racist attacks and hate crimes are sharply on the rise in the United Kingdom after the surprise result Friday of a national referendum over leaving the European Union.

United Kingdom votes to leave EU in historic referendum

The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union in a historic referendum, with 51.89% of the population voting to leave and 48.11% voting for remain.

Flood season in Ghana, fatalities mount

Residents of a suburb of Accra are blaming government for failing to take action and prevent flooding fatalities, which are again mounting one year after heavy rains and a gas station explosion took more than 150 lives.

Let’s call it what it was—an American turned immigrant killer

In the days since June 12, 2016, a lot has been said of the horrific mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla.

Ganja kiosks for tourists a possibility

When Caribbean Community leaders meet for their main annual summit in Guyana in two weeks, one of the agenda issues will include a discussion on how the region will deal with medical marijuana and decriminalization of the narcotic for personal ...

President hails Caribbean Americans

The dynamism and diversity of Caribbean Americans have contributed to America’s story in extraordinary ways, says President of the United States Barack Obama.

ASSETS DEPLETED, LIBYAN FUND SUES GOLDMAN SACHS FOR ‘ABUSE’

Over a four-month period, complex and unsuitable trades made by Goldman Sachs bankers ate up nearly the entire investment of a Libyan sovereign wealth fund, an amount Libya is suing to recoup, according to a case now before a U.K. ...