Saturday, April 4, 2020

Tag: UK

Oxford College Considers Mandatory Classes On Racism,...

Officials at the University of Oxford's Magdalen College in the UK are considering whether to offer courses on a variety of topics including racism...

UK to Substantially Drop Tax Rates, to...

Once free of European Union strictures following its exit from the EU, European finance ministers and financial experts have expressed concern that Brexit could...

Caribbean Laborers of Panama Canal to Be...

The extraordinary history and heritage associated with the construction of the Panama Canal has been recorded since the 19th century, through a magnificent collection...

Brexit Vote Might Hurt Kenyan Economy

NAIROBI, Kenya – As the United Kingdom votes on Thursday whether to remain in the European Union or not, questions linger on the economic...

March Madness: UK, UConn Ready to Vie...

En route to tonight's NCAA Tournament championship game, Connecticut, under second-year coach Kevin Ollie, knocked off the Nos. 2, 3 and 4 seeds and...

St Vincent and Grenadines Emerging as Leaders...

St Vincent and the Grenadines is becoming the center of a pan-Caribbean movement to redress one of the great horrors of the 19th century:...

Interconnection: Reflections on the 2nd African Women’s...

Nearly two weeks after beginning a new position as Knowledge Management Specialist at African Women's Development Fund, or AWDF, I joined our team in...

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Calls on US, UK to...

Sanctions as a tool to abet regime change in Zimbabwe have failed dismally  as shown by Zanu-PF's resounding victory in recent elections and Westerners...

Snowden Denies Report He Revealed UK Internet...

The U.K. has reportedly been operating a secret data gathering base in the Middle East - part of a $1.5 billion investment in global...

Syrian Opposition Alleges Gas Attack Killed Hundreds...

Syrian opposition groups, who are currently at war with the government, claim hundreds were killed in a "poisonous gas" attack in Damascus suburbs. According to...

Nigeria Opposes British Plan to Impose Visa...

ABUJA , Nigeria — Nigeria on Tuesday blasted as "discriminatory" a British plan to force visitors from the West African country and some other...

Despite Shadow of Debt, Jamaica Basks in...

The International Monetary Fund has granted Jamaica a much-needed economic lifeline. In return, the island - one of the most indebted countries in the...

U.K. Female Rapper Nitty Scott, MC: ‘Planes,...

“Planes, Trains & Automobiles,” Nitty Scott, MC‘s lyrical description of life on the road from her Boombox Diaries, Vol.1., has just been given the...

Ecuador Defies The UK, Grants Asylum to...

In a fascinating tale rife with all sorts of international intrigue, the president of Ecuador refused to wilt under pressure from the United States,...

Gu Kailai, Wife of Chinese Official Confesses...

Gu Kailai, the wife of a Chinese official, confessed her guilt in the homicide of a British businessman last November, court officials announced during...

Rihanna Agrees To Design Capsule Collection With...

Rihanna will collaborate with London high street brand 'River Island' for a capsule collection launching Spring 2013. The 24-year old entertainer has made no secret...

Kelly Rowland Quits UK X Factor After...

Kelly Rowland confirmed her departure from UK's X Factor after only one year of judging the popular talent show. Rowland joined Simon Cowell's revamped...

UK Skinheads March To The Music Of...

In August, it will be 50 years since Jamaica gained Independence from Britain. Today, the Jamaica Observer's Entertainment section reflects on the influence Jamaican...

Rihanna Explains Competition Between Beyonce, Lady Gaga,...

UPDATE-On Friday night during an interview with Jonathan Ross, Rihanna was an open book . For the first time the pop star addressed her...

Rihanna Teams Up With Nicola Roberts For...

'We Found Love' singer Rihanna will expand her brand repertoire when she teams with Sky Living HD to executive produce a Britain based fashion...

Kelly Rowland Sexes Up UK X Factor

Kelly Rowland has been bringing her fashion a-game as the newest judge on UK's X Factor. The former Destiny's Child star and solo artist...