December 07, 2018
Holiday traditions have now become much more technology focused. Playing video games and binge watching shows on Netflix are replacing board games and Christmas specials on TV. Browsing online stores on Black Friday and at other times is replacing walking around the mall looking for good deals....
November 30, 2018
It had to happen sooner or later. And this is later since it was in 1996 that the late Senegal president Leopold Senghor broached the idea of a museum to feature the civilizations of black Africa. Now the country’s minister of culture Abdou Latif Coulibaly has demanded the return of...
November 22, 2018
This season usually comes with an overwhelming desire for renovation. It may be the only time of year we focus on home improvement. We discard old, unused or expired items, paint, upholster and rearrange furniture, or finally fix that lousy leak. Most Jamaicans spend a large part of November and...
November 13, 2018
“Christmas a come” we used to say. It was the season that got everyone excited. We’d start talking about whether or not we’ll put up a Christmas tree and lights; what we’d cook for Christmas; which aunt made the best sweet potato pudding and; how long the sorrel has to...
November 02, 2018
Earlier this year, Facebook started testing its “Downvote” button, raising the hope of users who have long craved a Dislike button. But the Downvote button is intended to create a platform for healthy discussions, if we are to believe Facebook’s pronouncements. “We are not...