Hands across the ocean as Africa, Caribbean reunite

Reaching out: Wyclef, who was born in Haiti, believes Afro-Caribbean relations can be led by the creative arts such as the Afropop which is widely popular across the globe
Reaching out: Wyclef, who was born in Haiti, believes Afro-Caribbean relations can be led by the creative arts such as the Afropop which is widely popular across the globe

Black is thicker than water. Reaching over thousands of ocean miles, a pan-African bank is leading an effort to reunite Africa and the Caribbean, creating a new self-sustaining economic power of trade and economic ties underpinned by historical ties. Staff Writer MBONGENI MGUNI was in The Bahamas recently as the two sides reunited

At a time when the world is retreating from multilateralism and pushing back against globalisation, Africa and its Diaspora are mounting a historic attempt to forge closer economic, trade and cultural ties.

Separated by thousands of kilometres of the Atlantic Ocean and hundreds of years of the slave trade, as well as the dominance in both territories of more powerful trade and economic allies, Africa and the Caribbean are bucking the global trend.

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