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25 Oct
Jamaican-American four-star general, Colin Powell, who died of complications relating to COVID-19 on October 18, at the age of 84, was one of America’s most well-known public figures
30 Aug
Lee "Scratch" Perry, the wildly influential Jamaican singer and producer who pushed the boundaries of reggae and shepherded dub, died Sunday. He was 85 years old. No cause of death was given, but Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness said in a statement the visionary died while in the Noel Holmes Hospital in Lucea. "Today Jamaica…
15 Aug
The Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) opened entries for its 30th-anniversary edition on June 1, 2021.
5 Aug
Jamaican sprint queen Elaine Thompson-Herah prompted a rare climbdown from social media giant Facebook after being banned for posting footage of her own victory at the Tokyo Olympics.
9 Jun
Nine-time African champions, Super Falcons of Nigeria, have arrived in the United States of America for this year’s Summer Series – a Four-Nation Tournament also involving hosts U.S
8 Nov 2020
Civilisations over the years have always looked for means to rove the living standard of citizens. Most societies adopt programmes that create opportunities for people to grow to their optimum abilities, elevate their standards of living, and make existence more meaningful. In sports, countries have adopted different approaches to ensure that they get the best…
30 Aug 2020
Reggae music emerged from the Caribbean island nation of Jamaica and grew to become not just a global phenomenon but also a culture. Lovers of the genre often give thanks to Jah, as well as Bob Marley, who is one of the pioneers of reggae and who is considered one of the greatest musicians of…
15 Feb 2020
All is set for the fourth edition of the EFM platform, Berlinale Africa Hub. Thereby, from February 21 to 26, the event offers an international forum for communication and networking to African filmmakers
5 Oct 2019
Team Nigeria’s poor run at the on-going 2019 IAAF World Championships in Doha continued yesterday, as the relay teams failed to advance beyond the first round.
30 Aug 2019
After dumping Team Nigeria at the on-going Africa Games in Morocco, former Commonwealth Games double sprint champion, Blessing Okagbare could not achieve her aim in the 200m final at the Weltklasse IAAF Diamond League in Zurich, Switzerland, yesterday.
27 May 2019
I am in Jamaica, as a guest of the government here, and also for some of my projects in girls’ education. Like many other countries in parts of Africa, they have some social challenges - teenage pregnancy, poverty, some crime etc. I had to say these things, because these are real, and it’s what I have seen. But if I were a news reporter, that's what all my story would be about. But I'm not a news reporter. I am a girl, a filmmaker, an education advocate, a youth, and I say things as I see them.
12 May 2019
Wah gwaan bredrin, everyting ire? Ever heard the word “red eboe” in Jamaica? Your suspicion is true. “Red eboe” was used to refer to the Igbo slaves in Jamaica because of their light skin. Jamaica witnessed the influx of the Igbo race between 1790 and 1809, a time when the British had just passed the…

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