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.
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: