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Tag Archives: African

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. MESSAGE FOR AFRICA DAY 2021 FROM PRIME MINISTER MIA AMOR MOTTLEY

    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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Former Nigerian Finance Minister to Speak at Scott Lecture

    Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a global finance expert and former Minister of Finance in Nigeria, will be the featured guest for the 45th Sir Winston Scott Memorial Lecture, which will take place as an online event on Monday, November 23 at 8:05 p.m. It will be broadcast live on CBC TV8 and live-streamed on the Central […]

    November 23, 2020Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  11. Regional and International Government Officials to Talk Digital Transformation

    Three regional and international government officials will discuss digital transformation during the upcoming fifth edition of the Central Bank of Barbados’ 2020 Caribbean Economic Forum, “How to Digitise an Economy“, which takes place Tuesday, October 27 at 8:00 p.m. They are Her Excellency Paula Ingabire, Minister of ICT and Innovation in Rwanda; Akilah Byron-Nisbett, Minister […]

    October 27, 2020BusinessNo comments
  12. Time Capsule to culminates 400 years of African American History in Africa

    New York based H.R. 1242 Resilience Project will culminate their yearlong commemoration for the 400 Years of African American History with burying a time capsule in Equatorial Guinea this week. Despite the global pandemic of COVID-19, it’s more important than ever that the bridges between Africa and its Diaspora weather this storm, said Don Victor […]

    October 17, 2020Featured, TravelNo comments
  13. Marvel Knights Animation – Black Panther (RIP, Chadwick Boseman)

    At a White House briefing, a history of the African nation of Wakanda is provided. Highlighted are an early story of an attack by another warrior tribe, Captain America’s mission against invading Nazis and his subsequent battle with Black Panther, and the Battle for the Crown where T’Challa becomes the new Black Panther.

    September 12, 2020Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. TROPICAL STORM WATCH ISSUED FOR VIRGIN ISLANDS & PUERTO RICO

    A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for Puerto Rico, Vieques, Culebra and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Government of Antigua has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for the British Virgin Islands. The Government of France has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for St. Martin and St. Barthelemy. SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT: […]

    August 20, 2020Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  15. ‘Misbehaviour’ fea. Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Keira Knightley

    A group of women hatch a plan to disrupt the 1970 Miss World beauty competition in London.

    August 3, 2020Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. Feedback on Bajan Blackout Day held on 7th July 2020

    Bajan Blackout Day was an event in which consumers were encouraged to spend their money with Black businesses in Barbados in order to use economic power to counter economic disparity. Black consumers in Barbados account for an estimated 95% of the economic spending or economic power. Circulating Black dollars and doing business with each other […]

    July 17, 2020Business, FeaturedNo comments
  17. “Follow Pattern” by Dr Victor H. Eastmond, GCM (Different Stance on Nelson Statue)

    I would like to join the debate pertaining to Admiral Nelson’s statue located in Bridgetown, Barbados. I am aware that this debate followed the “Black Lives Matter” demonstrations with which I fully empathize but today, it has mushroomed into other areas such as toppling/removal of statues and racial equity. I would like to only focus […]

    July 8, 2020Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  18. OUTGOING CARICOM CHAIR PRAISES ACCESS BY TRADE BLOC TO AFRICA’s MEDICAL SUPPLIES PLATFORM

    CARICOM Member States have been given access to the Africa Medical Supplies Platform (AMSP), a procurement system for supplies and equipment in the fight against COVID-19. The AMSP unlocks immediate access to an African and global base of vetted manufacturers and procurement strategic partners. It enables African Union Member States to purchase certified medical equipment, […]

    July 1, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  19. St Martin artist Deborah Jack exhibits in Africa

    The art of Deborah Jack, probably St. Martin’s most reviewed visual artist, has been on exhibit in Bamako, capital of Mali, since last November. “I exhibited with MFON: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora at Bamako Encounters – African Biennale of Photography,” said Jack. Jack’s photograph in the exhibit is called “Untitled,” from the series, […]

    February 16, 2020PaintingNo comments
  20. LOCAL RESTAURATEUR INVITED BY COMMERCE MINISTER TO ADVISE YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS

    A practitioner of the creative economy was invited by a Cabinet Minister to advise the next generation of entrepreneurs, it all happened at the new branch of IV Play Deli in the City on River Road, next door to the New Testament Church of God. Pastor Wesley Dear gave the blessing and welcoming prayer. He […]

    January 14, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  21. 44th Scott CBB Lecture to Tackle Climate Change

    Climate change will be in focus when Giza Gaspar Martins, Director of the Cabinet on Climate Change at the Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of Angola delivers the 44th Sir Winston Scott Memorial Lecture on the topic “Human Life is Not Negotiable: Why We Must Act Now on Climate Change.” The lecture takes […]

    November 23, 2019NatureNo comments
  22. NAIROBI POLO CLUB FEATURES CHUKKA WITH BARBADOS-BASED PLAYER

    Defending champions Samurai have flown in South African hard hitter and handicap five player, Lance Watson, for the Kenya International 14-Goal Polo tournament which took place at Nairobi Polo Club (NPC) on the 21st. Club captain, Raphael Nzomo, said his team are lucky to have secured the services of the high profile goal scorer who […]

    September 24, 2018PoloNo comments
  23. HELENE BECOMES A HURRICANE SOUTHWEST OF THE CABO VERDE ISLANDS

    SUMMARY ———————————————- LOCATION…13.4N 26.0W ABOUT 145 MI…230 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CABO VERDE ISLANDS MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…75 MPH…120 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT…W OR 280 DEGREES AT 13 MPH…20 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…992 MB…29.30 INCHES WATCHES AND WARNINGS ——————– CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY: The government of the Cabo Verde Islands has discontinued the Hurricane Watch and […]

    September 9, 2018Featured, NatureNo comments
  24. CARICOM and African Union discuss working together, formalising relationship

    Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Ambassador Irwin LaRocque and Deputy Chair of the African Union Commission (AUC), His Excellency Kwesi Quartey discussed the need for continued ACP solidarity in the negotiations for the Post-Coutonou Agreement with the European Union (EU). Negotiations for the Co-operation Agreement between the African Caribbean Pacific Group of Countries […]

    August 6, 2018PoliticalNo comments
  25. Victoria Rubadiri: A Single Mother, Who Managed to Become a Star

    Victoria Rubadiri, a strong kind hearted woman with a reach volunteer experience. Find out how Victoria got on with teenage rejection after moving to the States, got pregnant at a very young age and why Victoria decided to move back to Kenya. These and many other facts you will be able to learn from the […]

    July 3, 2018Culture, FeaturedNo comments