In recognition of her sterling leadership in education, social services and health care in the public and private sector, York University will confer an honorary doctorate on former provincial cabinet minister, Mary Anne Chambers, at its spring convocation next month.
Two-time African Soccer Player of the Year Didier Drogba has been left out of the Ivory Coast squad preparing for World Cup soccer qualifiers against Gambia and Tanzania next month.
Although New Year’s resolutions can be a great way to make a fresh start, I’ve learned the hard way that if you set unrealistic goals, they’ll likely fizzle out after a few months. Sometimes small steps are the answer to building momentum as you go.
The Conservative Party of Canada (CPC) came to power with a promise of transparency and accountability but is now facing charges of corruption following revelations that Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Chief of Staff, Nigel Wright, cut a personal cheque for $90,000 to Senator Mike Duffy to make reparations for inappropriate claims on senate expenses.
WASHINGTON, D.C.: A new World Bank report predicts that in less than a generation, the Caribbean will be among developing countries dominating global saving and investment.
(BlackNews.com): Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies and founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET), has announced the results of a national poll commissioned by Zogby Analytics that reveals current African-American sentiment on a range of issues that include the state of national affairs, race relations, employment and a variety of current political and social issues. Johnson announced the results of the Zogby poll during his remarks at a National Press Club Luncheon.
For over two decades, beloved Jamaican actor and comedian, Oliver Samuels, has graced the stages of Toronto for Mother’s Day. Torontonians have grown to expect comedic and thought-provoking theatrical productions from Samuels during this time of year and eagerly look forward to them.
By MURPHY BROWNE (Abena Agbetu) The Co-operative Republic of Guyana, a former British colony situated on the northeast coast of South America, will celebrate 47 years of independence from British colonial rule on May 26, 2013. …