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Africa is a cultural mega-force inspiring global trends with its unique flavours of music, fashion, film, art, and design. It’s also one of the biggest and most important growth markets in the world for Campari, an iconic global brand born from passion and the pursuit of celebrating and inspiring creativity, and with a long history of championing the arts.

To continue to grow a loyal following for their unique red spirit with a new generation across Africa, Campari is dedicating itself to playing a meaningful role in investing in, supporting and promoting a new wave of African creative talent.

Winners of The Best of Jamaica 2021 awards will be announced live on the Facebook and Youtube Channels on December 10, 2021, at 7:00 pm. It’s all about what their followers/readers vote as the ‘Best’ and what the writers who cover a variety of topics every day think is the ‘Best’.

The Best of Jamaica 2021 is based on the results of two surveys: The Best of Jamaica Abroad and The Best of Jamaica in Jamaica.

The Nigeria Government has commenced the enforcement of mandatory vaccination against Covid-19 for all civil servants.

The enforcement comes amid fears of the new Omicron coronavirus variant. At the gate of the federal secretariat in Abuja crowds of people were locked out of their offices as they were asked to present proof of their vaccinations.

The Duchess of Sussex has won the latest stage in her legal fight against the publisher of the Mail on Sunday over a letter she sent to her father. The Court of Appeal rejected Associated Newspapers' attempt to have a trial in the privacy and copyright case.

She; said it was a win not just for me, but for anyone who has ever felt scared to stand up for what's right.

Marking its 55th Independence Barbados celebrated as it also marked the island’s transition from a Commonwealth realm to a parliamentary Republic. And Prince Charles, the future head of the Commonwealth, was in the country to witness the changing of the guard.

Received by Dame Sandra Mason in the last hours of her role as viceroy of Queen Elizabeth, he was also welcomed by Prime Minister Mia Mottley, Foreign Minister Dr Jerome Walcott, Minister of Maritime Affairs Kirk Humphrey and other senior Government officials.

Xavier Murphy, media consultant and founder of the premier online media platform, was honoured by Oliver Mair, the Consul General of Jamaica, as one of the 12 individuals in the southern United States chosen by the Consulate General of Jamaica to receive Diaspora Honours in 2021.

Murphy was presented with the Luminous Award in the Cultural Arts category on November 7, 2021, at a virtual ceremony held on the Facebook page of the Consulate General of Jamaica Miami.

The Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF 2021) auditorium was absolutely packed with hundreds of adoring fans, who waited hours in the air-conditioned Sharjah Expo centre to see him.

The introductory music before Noah’s entrance was reminiscent of a sold-out hip hop concert with numerous fans stretching their arms out trying to raise their phones higher than their neighbour’s in order to get a better shot of the historic moment when Trevor Noah walked through the SIBF 2021 doors.

As an educator, through his messages of determination, righteousness and unity, Dr Lt. Stichie is one of the most respected artistes on the reggae-gospel scene who recently was honoured with a Doctor of Law degree in International Humanitarian Studies from the Dayspring Christian University, Association for Biblical Accountability in Education and Friends for Life Outreach Department of Training and Education for his involvement in outreach work, and other areas, as well as education.

“It is okay to fail but not okay to quit,” said Chris Gardner to a packed audience at the 40th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), while he laid out the blueprint for actioning a dream into reality.

Discussing his new book, Permission to Dream, with Sally Mousa, the international best-selling author, entrepreneur and award-winning film producer, said: “Failure can be your best friend. You are going to learn things from failure that you cannot from success. The key lies in not making the same mistake twice.”

Well over a month before sleigh bells are to be heard around the world, a slightly different delivery was made to White Marl Primary and Infant School in St Catherine, Jamaica.
On November 5th, the school received a donation of seven new Hewlett Packard laptops, with the aim to aid the school in fulfilling its mission to empower every child to be a GEM (Gifted, Excellent, Masterpiece).

Nigeria's diaspora community in the UK is planning to use its 2021 end-of-year party 17 as a major launching pad for a series of bold initiatives aimed at radically revitalising things.

The Central Association of Nigerians in the UK (Canuk) will be holding a gala dinner tagged ‘Reuniting the Community After the Lockdown’.  Kicking off with a red-carpet reception at 6pm, the event will involve a three-course dinner, music, live entertainment raffle draw and plenty of dancing.

The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Malaysian government body to co-operate in the area of transport innovation and smart cities development for the next three years.

The MoU with Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) will be an opportunity for the West Midlands to share knowledge, ideas, and lessons learned from within the urban and transport planning realms, as well as promote mutual recognition of international design standards for inclusive transport.

When Indian PM Narendra Modi announced the repeal of three controversial farm laws after a year of protests, it followed after thousands of farmers had camped at Delhi's borders, since last November, and dozens dying from heat, cold and Covid.

They said that the laws will allow the entry of private players in farming and that will hurt their income. The announcement marks a major U-turn as the government had not taken any initiative to talk to farmers in recent months.