Miss World Bahamas, partners team up to fight childhood obesity

The school day just got healthier, thanks to Miss World Bahamas 2018 Brinique Gibson and several corporate partners which have joined hands with the beauty queen for her “Beauty with a Purpose (BWP)” project, Eat Wise. Exercise. Stay Alive (EWESA). The EWESA school challenge is a voluntary certification initiative that recognizes schools for their efforts […]

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Bahamian musician makes semi-final in Afropunk festival

A Bahamian musical artist and her band are boasting a strong performance in an internationally acclaimed competition.  Singer Kamilah Gibson and her band recently competed in the popular AfroPunk Festival Battle of the Bands competition in Brooklyn, New York with hopes of being selected to perform her original tunes live in front of thousands of people.  While […]

JCNP gears up for Junkanoo Jam

The Junkanoo Corporation New Providence Ltd. (JCNP) is gearing up for Junkanoo Jam, a showcase of Junkanoo groups that will take place each month until December. Junkanoo Jam marks the official beginning of the Junkanoo season. During a press conference Wednesday, JNCP Chairman Silbert Ferguson said, the organisation is excited about the event and encouraged Bahamians to come out […]

Z-Bandits summer camp closes a success

A talent showcase closed the Z-Bandits summer youth education outreach camp on Friday. Z-Bandits has hosted the camp for inner-city youth for the past 12 years. Camp leader Eugene Collie told Eyewitness News that participants experience many trade-building activities, before thanking his biggest sponsor for its continuous support. Englerston Member of Parliament (MP) Glenys Hanna Martin, who also supported […]

Culture, comradery take centre stage at start of epic expedition

Up and coming leaders from throughout the region were fired-up at a high-energy opening ceremony kick-starting a grand hiking expedition set to take Caribbean nationals from seven countries to Cat Island. Excitement bubbled over at SuperClubs Breezes on Sunday, July 29, at the official start of the 39th annual Caribbean Award Sub Regional Council (CASC) Adventurous […]

UB erects statues in honour of three musical icons

In honor of three iconic Bahamian musicians, the University of The Bahamas (UB) erected three life-like statues on its campus Thursday. Statues of King Eric Gibson, Ronnie Butler, and John “Peanuts” Taylor were the first to be erected on the university’s grounds. In an interview with Eyewitness News the children of King Eric Gibson – Yvonne Gibson-Sands and […]

Locals try their hand at Independence trivia

While many will be bringing in Independence Day with drinks, food and fun, Eyewitness News Online took to the streets to find Bahamians who could answer questions pertaining to the country’s history. Locals were asked a series of questions on the spot to test their knowledge of basic Bahamian trivia including: Name the country’s national […]

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