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Tag Archives: African

  1. Barbados and Afreximbank Announce first-ever Africa-Caribbean Trade and Investment Forum

    The Government of Barbados and the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) have announced the first-ever Africa-Caribbean Trade and Investment Forum (ACTIF2022), scheduled to take place in Bridgetown, Barbados, from August 31 to September 3, 2022. ACTIF2022 will be held under the theme “One People, One Destiny: Uniting and Reimagining Our Future”. The Forum aims to foster the development of strategic partnerships between the […]

    July 28, 2022Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments

    His Excellency Alex McDonald, High Commissioner to the Republic of Kenya and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office at Nairobi will be the guest speaker at the upcoming Rotary Club of Barbados weekly meeting on Thursday, July 28th at 12:30PM. Join us virtually on Thursday as this session is expected to be quite informative.  See below for […]

    July 25, 2022Photo Gallery, TravelNo comments
  3. Will Tanzania be your next adventure?

    Tanzania has become, in recent, years a popular destination among world travelers. This is due to its ancient wealth and the wildlife you can find on safari. The country offers many things for tourists, from the beaches of Zanzibar to the mountains of Kilimanjaro. So if you think that Tanzania will be your next adventure, […]

    July 23, 2022Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  4. THE WOMAN KING – Lashana Lynch, Viola Davis & Hero Fiennes Tiffin

    A historical epic inspired by the true events that happened in The Kingdom of Dahomey, one of the most powerful states of Africa in the 18th and 19th centuries.

    July 12, 2022Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. Barbados and CARICOM plant firm diplomatic roots in Africa

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Senator The Most Honourable Jerome Walcott just officially opened the CARICOM diplomatic mission in Nairobi, Kenya, marking the first of its kind for Barbados on the continent. “The commissioning of this mission here in Kenya, the first diplomatic mission of Barbados to be commissioned on the African continent, is a testament […]

    June 23, 2022Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  6. BLACK ADAM – Dwayne Johnson, Pierce Brosnan & Sarah Shahi

    Nearly 5,000 years after he was bestowed with the almighty powers of the Egyptian gods – and imprisoned just as quickly – Black Adam (The Rock) is freed from his earthly tomb, ready to unleash his unique form of justice on the modern world.

    June 2, 2022Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  7. Beast – Idris Elba

    Sometimes the rustle in the bushes actually is a monster. Idris Elba (Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, The Suicide Squad) stars in a pulse-pounding new thriller about a father and his two teenage daughters who find themselves hunted by a massive rogue lion intent on proving that the savannah has but one apex […]

    May 30, 2022Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. Export Barbados’ CEO joins ITC advisory board

    Export Barbados (BIDC) is pleased to announce that its Chief Executive Officer, Mark Hill, has been invited to join the Geneva-based International Trade Centre’s (ITC) advisory board for trade promotion, effective May 16, 2022. Mr. Hill, who is in Ghana this week attending the ITC World Trade Promotion Organization Conference and Awards, met with ITC […]

    May 24, 2022BusinessNo comments
  9. SAVE THE DATE (MON FEB 28): A Black World Media Network Forum – Towards Global African History Month

    We broadcast 24×7 to every corner of the globe. We inform with news, commentaries, interviews and analyses. We entertain with progressive music from across the Pan-African world. We connect Black communities and countries around the globe. We inspire and uplift people of African descent across the world. We promote an activist brand of Pan-Africanism. Website: […]

    February 24, 2022Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  10. SOMI To Release “Zenzile: The Reimagination of Miriam Makeba”

    On March 4, 2022, GRAMMY-nominated vocalist, and songwriter Somi will release her new album, Zenzile: The Reimagination Of Miriam Makeba, a celebration of the late Makeba’s invaluable musical contributions and messages of social justice. The album, which will be released on the artist’s Salon Africana label, features Somi’s renditions of some of Makeba’s best-known songs–both […]

    January 27, 2022MusicNo comments
  11. Dr Cheryl Grills Appointed to National Reparations Commission

    Dr. Ron Daniels, Convener of the National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC), announced today that Dr. Cheryl Grills, Professor of Psychology at Loyola Marymount University, former national President of The Association of Black Psychologists, and Found/Director of a non-profit program evaluation organization called Imoyase Community Support Services, has been appointed to the National African American […]

    January 18, 2022EducationNo comments
  12. Vice-President of Suriname Receives West African Diaspora Distinguished Leadership Award 2021

    The West African Diaspora Awards was launched in 2019 to honor extraordinary individuals from the diaspora in the Americas. This was an initiative of Prof. Dr. Babatunde Akinsanya, who is the Director General of the Institute of Strategic Customer Service and Trade Management in Abuja, Nigeria. He is the chairman of the West African Diaspora […]

    December 9, 2021Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  13. Barbados and Kenya to benefit from cooperation

    Barbados and Kenya remain committed to working together to build a strong business alliance that will benefit both nations. This was the common theme during the recent Safari Oceans Kenya-Barbados Business Alliance Forum, hosted by Export Barbados (BIDC), kicked off at the Hilton Hotel, bringing together stakeholders from various industries in the two countries. Kenyan […]

    October 14, 2021BusinessNo comments
  14. Kenyan FinTech Companies Eyeing Barbados

    Financial technology (FinTech) companies in Kenya are making significant strides in that rapidly growing sector, and during last week’s Safari Oceans Barbados-Kenya Alliance Forum, hosted by Export Barbados (BIDC), local companies heard first-hand how FinTech could help business development here as well. Attending the Forum were two young Kenyan entrepreneurs, Cynthia Wandia Mburu and Jihan […]

    October 13, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments

    UNCTAD’s 15th quadrennial conference (UNCTAD15) held 3 to 7 October adopted an agreement to promote inclusive and resilient economic recovery in developing countries as they grapple with unequal access to COVID-19 vaccines, a debt crisis, the climate emergency and other unprecedented challenges. Multilateral spirit and leadership Secretary-General Grynspan commended the organization’s member states for their multilateral spirit […]

    October 12, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  16. Central Bank Governors share insight

    Investment and finance were topics high on the agenda of Export Barbados (BIDC)’s Safari Ocean Barbados Kenya Business Alliance Forum, as the two countries seek to do their part to enhance South-South cooperation. Delivering remarks during Wednesday’s opening of the meeting, held at the Hilton Barbados, participants, who included government and private sector representatives from […]

    October 11, 2021BusinessNo comments
  17. First CARICOM-Africa Summit to begin 7th September

    History will be made tomorrow 7th September 2021, when the inaugural CARICOM-Africa Summit is held. Kenya will host the virtual event under the theme ‘Unity Across Continents and Oceans: Opportunities for Deepening Integration‘. His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, President of Kenya, will chair the Summit. Plans for Kenya to host a CARICOM and Africa Summit in […]

    September 6, 2021Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  18. Bitt Awarded CBDC Contract for Central Bank of Nigeria

    Global fintech company, Bitt, is partnering with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to roll out their digital currency (CBDC) to the largest economy on the continent of Africa. The eNaira, a digital form of the official currency of Nigeria, will initially be publicly available to a segment of Nigeria’s 211 million citizens and residents […]

    August 31, 2021Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  19. Africa in My Skin wins USA graphic design award for St. Martin book publisher

    HNP has won the American Inhouse Graphic Design Award 2021 for África en mi piel / Africa in My Skin / L’Afrique dans la peau, according to Gordon Kaye, publisher at Graphic Design USA (GDUSA). House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP) received the award in July on behalf of both companies from GDUSA in New York […]

    August 13, 2021BooksNo comments
  20. Barbados-Liberia Connection made stronger

    Ilaro Court, the Official Residence of the Prime Minister, was filled with stories that embraced the Barbados-Liberia connection with nostalgia and discussion of the extensive social and economic potential that could be tapped into with greater cooperation. Witherspoon, the great-great-grandson of John Albert Porte, who migrated from Barbados to Liberia in the mid-1860s, told the […]

    June 30, 2021Featured, TravelNo comments
  21. BLACK PANTHER: War for Wakanda (Expansion Pack)

    T’challa, the Black Panther must defend Wakanda from Klaw, who seeks to steal Vibranium for his own desires.  

    June 23, 2021Games, Video GalleryNo comments

    Special greetings to all of my African brothers and sisters — whether on the continent or in the Diaspora — on this beautiful Africa Day 2021! Africa Day holds a place of great significance for us of the Caribbean Community because it reminds us of our inter-connectedness with Africa and the worldwide African Diaspora. This […]

    May 26, 2021Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  23. Music Saved Me from Depression, Alcoholism & Suicide – Gabiro Mtu

    At most if not all the time when the issue of mental health enters a family’s life they try to get it hidden mainly because it is seen as shame and disgrace to the family unit. Even after losing his friends to crime, alcohol, depression, and suicide – while he dropped out of campus in […]

    March 30, 2021Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  24. NIGHT OF THE KINGS (2021) Drama, Fantasy Movie HD

    A young man is sent to “La Maca“, a prison of Ivory Coast in the middle of the forest ruled by its prisoners. With the red moon rising, he is designated by the Boss to be the new “Roman” and must tell a story to the other prisoners.

    February 9, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. Mandatory pre-departure COVID test required from 0400 GMT on 21 January for arrivals into England

    Mandatory pre-departure testing for all international arrivals to England will come into effect world-wide from15 January 2021, including for passengers departing from Dominica, Grenada, St Kitts & Nevis and St Vincent & the Grenadines. A limited exemption has been granted until 21 January, 0400 GMT, for arrivals from Barbados, Antigua and Barbuda and St Lucia, […]

    January 15, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments