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Friday, July 21, 2017
With rows of vegetable-filled wooden crates, homemade products and local art, farmers markets offer a wide variety of products for visitors but have never generally been known as a source of entrepreneurial inspiration. Nine-year-old Jelani Jones of Fredericksburg, Va., is challenging that notion, however, after a Saturday trip to the local farmers market sparked a business idea. When her favorite vendor invited...
The new personal assistant selected to serve as one of Queen Elizabeth’s most-trusted aides also will go down in history as Britain’s first Black equerry. Major Nana Kofi Twumasi-Ankrah, a Ghanaian native who served in the Afghanistan war, is slated to fill one of the most important roles in the royal household, The Times reported. As equerry, Twumasi-Ankrah will be tasked...
Nearly six years after ground was broken for the restoration of the birthplace of national hero, Marcus Garvey, in St Ann, the government has decided to move ahead with the project this year. Culture minister, Olivia Grange who made the disclosure, said the details of the project will be announced by Prime Minister, Andrew Holness on August 17, Garvey’s birthday. She...
The Manchester police are reporting reductions in six categories of serious and major crimes since the start of the year, when compared with the same period, last year. Commanding Officer, Superintendent Wayne Cameron says reductions have been recorded in murders, shootings, aggravated assault, robberies, break-ins, and larceny. He says, murder is down by 2, and shooting is down by six. However, the...
Opposition Senator K. D. Knight says politics is to be blamed for the current state of crime in Jamaica. He was responding to questions posed by Government Senator Don Wehby, during the debate on the Zones of Special Operations. Mr Wehby, in his contribution, said crime is crippling the economy and questioned how the country got to this point. In response, Senator...
Dr. Umar Johnson, a Black Psychologist, and National Certified School Psychologist, based in Philadelphia Pa., says the Chinese pretty much own Jamaica after his visit in August 2016. Dr. Johnson, The Prince of Pan-Africanism, shared his observation during his interview on NYC-based Power 105.1 FM’s Breakfast Club Show. Watch below: Dr. Johnson visited the island to speak at the annual Marcus Garvey Celebration, which commemorated...