October 2020

jamaican comedy legend oliver samuels to celebrate 72nd birthday and 50 years in theatre

October 28, 2020

Jamaican comedy legend Oliver Samuels is to be honoured for achieving 50 years in theatre. This event hosted by Pure Jamaica and Caribbean One TV will be streamed via Facebook Live on November 4th, 2020 at 6pm EST/11pm GMT. He will also be celebrating his 72nd birthday. Read more

UK gospel singer lurine cato to be honoured by queen Elizabeth ii

October 25, 2020

Award-winning UK gospel singer Lurine Cato is to be honoured with an MBE from Queen Elizabeth II for services to Charity and Music. Lurine recently supported the Glenmuir High School Global Telethon 2020 event in September. Read more.

google acknowledges claudia jones founder of first major black uk newspaper

October 14, 2020

jamaican education ministry expands reach with new media channels

October 14, 2020

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information (MoEYI) in Jamaica will be utilising the RJRGLEANER Communications Group’s latest addition to its family of media platforms – 1spotEXTRA1 and 1spotEXTRA2 channels.

One of the channels, which is being engaged by the ministry, will allow students to access the ministry’s classes on their phones, tablets or smart television sets wherever they are. Read more:

association of jamaican nationals (birmingham, uk) to host their Local Heroes and be inspired youth awards ceremony on october 17th

October 13, 2020

The Association of Jamaican Nationals (Birmingham, UK) will host their Local Heroes and Be Inspired Youth Awards Ceremony celebrating National Heritage Week and Black History Month on October 17th, 2020 at 19.00 BST via Zoom. This years' special event will mark their 30th anniversary. Keynote speaker will be professor emeritus Sir Geoff Palmer.

UK primary school produces musical tribute to the nhs windrush generation

October 7, 2020

Students from St Antony's RC Primary School in Essex have combined their voices and produced a song from an original poem to celebrate the hundreds of nurses from the Windrush generation who have worked in the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK. Entitled "You Called... We Came", the poem was written by Prof. Laura Serrant, Head of Nursing at Manchester Metropolitan University. View the tribute here.

gse profession celebrates black scientists and engineers past and present

October 2, 2020

The Government Science and Engineering (GSE) profession is celebrating black scientists and engineers, especially those in the UK throughout Black History Month. Read more about their fascinating stories and achievements here:

thousands of jamaican students to receive ja$20,000 subsidy for purchase of laptops and tablets

October 2, 2020

36,000 Jamaican students are to benefit from a JA$20,000 subsidy towards the purchase of laptops and tablets. Read more: