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College Culinary Student Studying In Ghana

College Culinary Student Studying In Ghana

A partnership between Bermuda College and a Ghana-based NGO, Ace It Foundation, has provided unique internship opportunities for Bermuda College culinary arts students, and Tremayne Bailey is the first Bermuda College student to participate in the 8-week long internship in Ghana. The Ace It Foundation is co-founded by Bermudian, Quinton Sherlock, who... Read more of this article

Red Cross Renew Southern Africa Appeal

Red Cross Renew Southern Africa Appeal

News that the first cases of deadly cholera have been confirmed in Mozambique has accelerated Red Cross and Red Crescent disease prevention activities in the vulnerable communities that have been devastated by Cyclone Idai, the Bermuda Red Cross said. Jamie LeSueur, head of operations with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies... Read more of this article

Red Cross Appeal To Help Cyclone Idai Victims

Red Cross Appeal To Help Cyclone Idai Victims

The Bermuda Red Cross has launched a disaster appeal for those affected by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. “Cyclone Idai has torn through Southern Africa unleashing a trail of devastating destruction,” a spokesperson said. “According to the UN, millions of people were in the direct path of what could be the ‘worst... Read more of this article

Former BIOS Student Killed In Plane Crash

Former BIOS Student Killed In Plane Crash

Among the 157 people killed in an Ethiopian Airlines plane crash on Sunday [March 10] was Canadian Danielle Moore, a former student at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS]. The Ethiopian Airlines jet crashed shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa, killing all on board. The airline said 149 passengers and eight crew members were on the flight... Read more of this article

Condolence Book Opens For Paul Njoroge

Condolence Book Opens For Paul Njoroge

A condolence book has opened for people to express their sympathies to Paul Njoroge whose family were tragically killed in the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash, with Mr Njoroge’s wife, three small children and mother in law all on the flight that crashed on Sunday. In a tragedy of indescribable proportions, the Ethiopian Airlines jet crashed shortly... Read more of this article

Condolences Expressed After Tragic Plane Crash

Condolences Expressed After Tragic Plane Crash

Condolences are being expressed for local resident Paul Njoroge whose family were tragically killed in the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash, with Mr Njoroge’s wife, three small children and mother in law all on the flight that crashed on Sunday. The Ethiopian Airlines jet crashed shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa, killing all on board. The... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: The Great Penguin Charity Swim

Photos & Video: The Great Penguin Charity Swim

[Updated with photos] The Elevating Hope charity held the ‘Great Bermuda Penguin Swim’ today [March 3] at John Smiths Bay, with the event serving as a fundraiser to assist in providing education for girls in Sierra Leone. The event saw participants attain pledges as they ‘took the plunge’ with a goal to support Hope Academy for... Read more of this article

African Foundation Timeline Exhibition At BSOA

African Foundation Timeline Exhibition At BSOA

Ashay University, in collaboration with Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB], will be presenting the Mobile African Foundation Timeline Exhibit at the Bermuda Society of Arts. “Located on the third floor of City Hall in Hamilton, the exhibit runs from Friday, February 8th to Tuesday, February 19th, 2019. The 16-foot long, 4-feet high timeline... Read more of this article

Former Resident Nominated As Ambassador

Former Resident Nominated As Ambassador

United States President Donald Trump officially announced his intent to nominate Lana Marks — who previously lived in Bermuda — as the ‘Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to South Africa.’ The selection of Ms Marks, who who along with her husband was charged — and later cleared... Read more of this article

Condolence Book Available For Mr. Kofi Annan

Condolence Book Available For Mr. Kofi Annan

[Updated] The Honorary Consul of Ghana in Bermuda Dr. Leonard Teye-Botchway announced that a condolence book will be available to pay tribute to the late Kofi Annan, the former United Nations Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. The condolence book will be opened at the Honorary Consulate Office in Suite 6, 129 Front Street from 12 noon... Read more of this article

Video: Adara’s Work With Newborns In Uganda

Video: Adara’s Work With Newborns In Uganda

The Adara Group, established in Bermuda in 1998, has released a video on its expanding work in newborn health in Central Uganda, with the video featuring the voices of Ugandan nurses. “For 20 years, the Adara Group have worked alongside Kiwoko Hospital, a remote hospital in Uganda where more than 10 million people live in poverty. Much of this work... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: “Royalty” An African Extravaganza

Photos/Video: “Royalty” An African Extravaganza

D.i.V.A. Extraordinaire presented “ROYALTY” an African Extravaganza on Sunday afternoon [July 1] at the Seventh Day Adventist Church hall in Hamilton.Organisers said, “The event featured the Bermuda African Dance Company, spoken word by Dr. Muriel Wade-Smith, Carmelita Millett of the Anointed Steps Dance Ministry, Music by Magnum... Read more of this article

Diamond Reaches Top Of Mount Kilimanjaro

Diamond Reaches Top Of Mount Kilimanjaro

On June 8th, Courtney Diamond reached the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa, where the US-based mountain climber held the Bermuda flag at the top of the world’s highest free standing mountain.Ms Diamond tells us more…. 1. What inspired you to do the journey to Kilimanjaro? I am an adventurous person and I am always looking for a... Read more of this article