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 […]

Elevation Awards announced

Nominations are now being accepted for next year’s Elevation Awards, set for April 2019.  Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Vincent McDonald said the show, now in its third year, will showcase Bahamian talent to an international market. “We are garnering and generating a deeper partnership with the regional market and the Caribbean at large,” said McDonald. “We are partnering […]

Kappa Alpha Psi makes History at UB

An historical day on the campus of the University of The Bahamas on Saturday, August 18th as Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Incorporated chartered its first international undergraduate chapter. After 107 years of existence, the organization officially established its presence on a college/university campus outside of the United States through the “Rho Mu Chapter”. Thomas L […]

Trio receives Queen’s honours

Three outstanding Bahamians, who were unable to make the initial ceremony celebrating them and 15 other extraordinary Bahamians, honoured by Queen Elizabeth II at the start of the year, got a special ceremony of their own, as they officially received their Queen’s Honours at Government House yesterday. Former educator Elma Garraway, transportation veteran Kendal Culmer, and ophthalmologist Dr. Jonathan […]

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 […]