Category Archives: Africa

AfriCaribbean Trade and Investment Forum 2022 – Closer Ties a Must

The ongoing pandemic has given impetus finally to governments in the region assigning additional resources to improving food security. Barbados in the period has been developing a closer relationship with Guyana and we have seen cooperation to increase black belly sheep production to satisfy local and some regional demand for lamb. There are additional initiatives we hope to see bear

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Prime Minister Mottley Delivers in Ghana

The Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley has called on Ghanaians to mark 7th September as Africa-Caricom Day. Joyonline.com Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley was invited to participate in Ghana’s 65th Independence anniversary. To be expected she delivered a speech that has provoked discussion. Related Links: There cannot be first-class and second-class countries – Barbados Prime Minister Let’s

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Barbados-Kenya Business Alliance

One encouraging approach of this Mottley government is the obvious policy to forge closer links with the Mother Country. Many are smiling at the news an MOU was signed to pursue trade, investment and knowledge sharing opportunities with the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank). Also the alliance between Kenya and Barbados which saw a two day conference which brought together business

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Supporting Bobi Wine

I am wondering why the USA Black Lives Matter Movement has remained silent on the killing in Uganda. During your recent riots the whole world stood and solidarity including many on the African continent. Why the silence? Are the lifes of Africans on the continent of any lesser value? – Kammie Holder The deafening silence coming from Comrades David Denny

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Marijuana Laws and Legal Banditry

MARIJUANA LAWS AND THE LEGAL BANDITRY that maintains The Old Slavery Status Quo of White Wealth and Black Poverty. The Old Slavery Status Quo of White Wealth and Black Poverty long after Emancipation. Their purpose? to keep Rastas and the majority of the Black population ECONOMICALLY DESTITUTE, so that they would be forced to keep on begging for jobs Read

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EXTERNALLY- induced Schizophrenia

Submitted by Rasjaziel Whenever there is a harvest on the slave plantation it is the slave-master who will be going to the bank to continue his process of wealth accumulation. So how come it is the slave that has always been the leader in Harvest celebration? The landless X-Slaves were brainwashed to celebrate Crop Over Read full text – https://rastafarivisions.com/wordpress/schizophrenia/

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Travel from Barbados to Select West African Countries and Back

Submitted by Roslyn Shepherd Demand for travel determines the servicing of routes by airlines. The pandemic has triggered economic hardship worldwide, failures and or downsizing of some airlines, and in the absence of a definitive end to the effects of the pandemic, an on-going contraction in the demand for travel. This is bad news for Barbados whose economy is tourist

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“Circle of Secrecy” Children, Sexual Abuse, and the Catholic Church in Africa

Thus, when others impose the image of their deity upon you while you abandon your Gods, and accept theirs, you inevitably become their spiritual prisoner — Dr. John Henrik Clarke In every culture, there is a belief in a supernational being (Almighty), and the relationship between humans and God requires worship and sacrifice. And, in any recorded human history, humans

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African Re-Defined

Lest we forget Chinua Achebe’s things fall apart, the center cannot hold, and no longer at ease. It is no longer at ease for the west to sustain the fallacies that Africa did not contribute to world civilization and or history. The internet was described as a disruptive technology, so it is the idea of redefining and repackaging Africa. And,

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Intentional Mis-Education of Africa

“Education without interrogation, teacher don’t teach me nonsense” The arrow of time is always delving deeper in us, constantly forcing us forward, and in any story, time only flows when the story is told. The arm of time is always ticking to the beat of change, and change is as constant as time. We should move along with time, and

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Religiosity and Failed African States

The greatest tragedy of all African states is the introduction of foreign gods and languages, cemented by tribes, decimated by education without interrogation or intelligence. Welcome to Africa, the new Africans, our world, our opportunities. Before the advent of foreign intrusion into Africa, African societies have their concept of Supreme Being or High God, which is generally held to be

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CHATTEL SLAVERY STILL REMAINS

Submitted by Ras Jahaziel I Iktor Tafari If you free a people and continue to control all the land, and control all the money, you will effectively control all the people and keep them in captivity.That is what is meant by the term “CAPTIVE LABOR.” But if the enslaved are also unwise and brainwashed, you can easily trick them. Here

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Reparations for Colonialism are Mandatory

Submitted by Colonialism Reparation Colonialism Reparation welcomes that the United Nations Special Rapporteur has clarified the human rights obligations of Member States in relation to reparations for racial discrimination rooted in slavery and colonialism and calls for all Member States to follow her recommendations for the implementation of the reparations of colonialism and slavery, bearing in mind their lasting impact

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