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Tag Archives: African

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. ‘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
  10. 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
  11. “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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. AVENGERS 3: Infinity War (Pt 1) – James Brolin, Chadwick Boseman, Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, et al.

    The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.

    March 25, 2018Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. Southern African grouping observes CARICOM’s operations

    A team from the Southern African Customs Union (SACU), led by Ms. Paulina Elago, its Executive Secretary, is the latest from an integration grouping to look at the operations of the Caribbean Community and its Secretariat. Among them is tariff setting processes and applications within CARICOM. In that context, the delegation is seeking an understanding […]

    March 18, 2018PoliticalNo comments
  22. ‘Black Panther’ fans have so much thirst for breakout star Winston Duke

    It takes something extra to stand out in a Black Panther cast filled with achingly beautiful humans. Whatever it is, Winston Duke has got it. Duke’s star has only risen now that the movie is out. He’s become a flashpoint on social media, which is currently flooded with outpourings of love and all kinds of […]

    February 18, 2018BooksNo comments
  23. GRINGO – David Oyelowo, Amanda Seyfried, Charlize Theron and Joel Edgerton

    GRINGO, a dark comedy mixed with white-knuckle action and dramatic intrigue, explores the battle of survival for businessman Harold Soyinka (David Oyelowo) when he finds himself crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal.

    December 25, 2017Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  24. BLACK PANTHER: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan & Lupita Nyong’o (2018) Marvel

    After the events of Captain America: Civil War, King T’Challa returns home to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as his country’s new leader. When two foes conspire to destroy Wakanda, the hero known as Black Panther must team up with C.I.A. agent Everett K. Ross and members of the Dora […]

    October 29, 2017Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. BEST PRACTICES MISSION AND EXCHANGE BETWEEN HAITI AND D.R. CUSTOMS AND THE CUSTOMS’ ADMINISTRATION OF MOROCCO

    The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) joined forces with the customs administrations of Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Morocco with a view to promoting south-south cooperation in trade facilitation. The mission included, among others, with the participation of Mr. Hugo Rivera, Deputy Minister, Economic Affairs and International Cooperation at Dominican Republic’s Ministry of Foreign […]

    September 13, 2017EventsNo comments