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by BA - 12 hours ago

SLMDA Renews Vaccination Appeal Amid Concerns Over New COVID-19 Variant

The Saint Lucia Medical and Dental Association (SLMDA) has reiterated a call to the local population to get vaccinated after South Africa announced the discovery of a new COVID-19 variant. “I would to remind the Saint Lucian population that vaccination is a proven way to stop the natural sprea...

by BA - 12 hours ago

University of Rochester Student From Zimbabwe Wins a Rhodes Scholarship

The 32 Rhodes scholars from the United States were recently announced. Eight Africn Americans won Rhodes Scholarships, 25 percent of the awards. Profiles of these African American Rhodes Scholars will be published shortly on JBHE. But Rhodes Scholars are chosen from 23 other jurisdictions (more than...

by BA - 13 hours ago

The True Measure of Justice For Ahmaud Arbery Goes Beyond The Courtroom

(Photos: Twitter)Our country is in the midst of a modern-day reckoning with its identity and its history of racialized oppression. Triggered in part by the police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and so many others, our communities are grappling with the long history of inequality and hatre...

by BA - 13 hours ago

Lil Baby Presses YK Osiris in The Chanel Store Over The $5k That He Owes Him

Lil Baby dropping $100K on Saweetie at a Chanel store wasn’t a big deal to him, but then rapper YK Osiris owing him $5K has become a big deal to him as he pressed him to pay the debt in a video posted on DJ Akademiks’ Instagram page. YK Osiris, in recent times, has been boasting about paying hi...

by BA - 13 hours ago

Howard University Expands its Partnership With Alto Pharmacy

The Howard University College of Pharmacy and Alto Pharmacy, a patient-centric telehealth pharmacy committed to health and wellbeing, have announced a three-year partnership to support student scholarships. Under the program, Alto will sponsor five scholarships for pharmacy students in each of the n...

by BA - 13 hours ago

‘They Held A Gun To My Head And Beat Up My Cousin!’

Three armed bandits attacked J’s Bar And Grill in Babonneau on Friday around 6:24 am, escaping with a small quantity of cash and some liquor, police say. “They held a gun to my head and they beat up my cousin,” the owner of the establishment, Geneva Louisy, recalled. She said she a...

by BA - 14 hours ago

Designer Sheba Kassami headlines Ekyooto Hampango

By Reporter Ugandan designer and the Creative Director for the brand, Sheba Priscilla Kassami will be unveiling her latest collection at the Ekyooto Hampango festival in Fort Portal, set to take place today, Friday 26th, November, 2021. The week long festive, that is part of the kingdom’s initiative...