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of Midnite Band and Akae Beka, Has Rocked the Virgin Islands and Reggae Community Around the World ST. CROIX – Vaughn Benjamin, lead singer of Midnite and Akae Beka died suddenly on Monday. He was 50 years old. His death rocked the Virgin Islands community and the reggae world at large. Prayers, tributes, and condolences […]

Reggae/dancehall icon Sizzla is currently hospitalized following a motorcycle crash. Get-well wishes have begun to pour in for the reggae star after he reportedly sustained a broken ankle, following a motorcycle accident on Saturday. Sources inside Sizzla‘s camp confirmed with Urban Islandz on Tuesday that the singer was ‘out and stuntin’ on one of his […]

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness (right), is presented with a promotional plaque by President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, during an exchange of gifts following a joint press statement on Saturday (June 15) at Jamaica House. President Akufo-Addo, who also held bilateral talks with Prime Minister Holness, is in the […]

The $5m plant is located at the Kigali Special Economic Zone in Gasabo District is expected to boost efforts to ensure that Africa adds value to its minerals before exporting them. The new facility has a capacity to refine 6 tonnes of gold a month, or about about 220 kilogrammes a day. Rwanda targets to […]

Kiko Davis, 48, is the majority stockholder of Detroit-based First Independence Bank, one of the top 10 largest Black-owned banks in the United States. This makes her the only Black woman in the country who owns a bank. During an interview with Rolling Out, she said that what makes her unique as an African American […]

The study focused on discriminatory hiring practices. Though pervasive racism marks every aspect of the American economy, Canada, too, is plagued by institutional racism. Despite our reputation as an egalitarian society, especially in contrast to our southern neighbour, “Canada remains a nation where a person’s colour, religion, culture or ethnic origin are determinants of health […]

Mildred Europa Taylor | Staff Writer Mildred Europa Taylor is a writer and content creator. She loves writing about health and women’s issues in Africa and the African diaspora.Most popular Waste management is one of the biggest challenges confronting many African countries. The issue of collection, management and disposal of solid waste still features highly […]

Kristi L. Jackson is the co-owner of one of very few Black-owned trucking companies based in Houston, Texas. It’s called October Fourth Holdings LLC, and with her partner, Kevin Muhammad, they provide daily freight logistics and transportation nationally – including trucking services, moving services and supplies, and bulk materials! As a Black woman that owns […]

Damian Marley says he’s “brainstorming” about the possibility of entering Jamaican politics, which leads to the question: Could Bob Marley’s youngest son one day become prime minister of the island nation? “It’s not the question of do I want to get into politics; it’s how do I help people, and I think increasingly, that in […]

Buju Banton performs at his Long Walk to Freedom concert on Sunday morning inside the National Stadium in Kingston. (PHOTOS: Marlon Reid) It seemed as if time stood still inside the National Stadium on Saturday night. The king had returned to reclaim his throne and his adoring subjects paid homage as he displayed why he [...]