Paradise Lost: Irma leaves Caribbean nations in dire straits

As Texans still struggle to recover from Hurricane Harvey and Floridians wait for Irma’s water to recede and electricity to be restored, drinking water, food, and basic necessities continue to be in short supply for survivors in Caribbean nations devastated ...

Caribbean residents describe dire situation as food, water run out

A week after Hurricane Irma struck a string of Caribbean islands, some residents find themselves in darkness, as power remains out and increasingly worried as food and water run scarce.

Don't forget about us: Irma's desperate Caribbean survivors

Hurricane Irma was a Category 5 storm when it crashed through the Caribbean, leaving at least 36 people dead in its wake before moving on to Florida.

Guyana goes after stolen ancestral Afro land

Guyana’s government has established a commission of inquiry to resolve issues pertaining to land ownership in the home country of the Caribbean single trading bloc of nations, particularly those related to large tracts of land freed African slaves would have ...

Leaders come under fire as death doll from mudslide tops 600

Sierra Leone’s catastrophic mudslide that buried more than 600 mostly poor people was not just an act of God.

Nigerian leader, ending three month hospital stay, returns with fiery speech

After a long absence because of ill health, President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Nigeria, pledging to renew the fight against terror group Boko Haram and end a rash of ethnic violence that he blamed on “political mischief makers.”

Barcelona stunned as 13 killed in van attack on Las Ramblas

At least 13 people were killed and more than 50 injured after a van rammed through crowds of people in the heart of Barcelona Thursday in what police described as a terror attack.

Supporters hoping Mugabe will name a successor

As the field of presidential hopefuls appears to grow by the day, reports state that First Lady Grace Mugabe is now urging her husband to name a successor to be the next president of Zimbabwe.

Billionaires worked behind scenes in Kenya's recent polls

There was more than just voting in the presidential polls in Kenya this week.

Caribbean ups reparations pressure on Europe

Caribbean governments are stepping up the pressure on Europe to pay reparations for the brutal transatlantic slave trade, adding Norway and Sweden to the list of countries they have identified as culpable players.

Kenyan elections jarred by torture murder of election official

The body of senior Kenyan election official Christopher Chege Msando was discovered this week on the outskirts of Nairobi, showing signs of torture, according to police.

French court sides with migrants, ordering restart of humanitarian aid

Efforts by French officials to block humanitarian aid for African and other migrants seeking sanctuary at the port of Calais were forcefully rebuffed this week by France’s highest administrative court.

Oil, gas could spark significant change for larger CARICOM states

Last week, U.S. oil giant ExxonMobil announced yet another major oil field find off Guyana, saying that it continues to be confounded and encouraged by the large amount of high-quality crude it has discovered in the past two years.

Election races to watch- Kenya, Rwanda, Angola

Major elections are taking place in three African nations next month: in oil giant Angola, in East African powerhouse Kenya and in tiny, rapidly developing Rwanda.

Kenyan teens head for Silicon Valley with "app" to end FGM

When historians write Africa’s digital story, Kenya will likely assume its place as the cradle of the internet revolution on the continent.