Commission To Host Mabalozi Conference

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The Commission for Pan-African Affairs will host the inaugural Global Mabalozi Conference under the theme: Self-Reparations: The Self-Esteem, Identity and Education of the African Descended Child. It will be held next Tuesday, July 10, at the Daphne Joseph Hackett Theatre, Queen’s Park, The City, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Activities planned for the day will include presentations by local, …

Culture Minister: Know Where You Come From

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Barbadian youth are being encouraged to know their history so that they can contribute to this country’s holistic development. This sentiment was expressed by Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, as he addressed hundreds of young persons gathered at the beginning of a Freedom Corridor tour, which began at the Emancipation Statue on the JTC Ramsay Circle, Haggatt …

‘A Child Like Me’ Project Doing Well

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The Ministry of Culture’s Mabalozi ‘A Child Like Me’ Programme has collected over 50 boxes and one barrel, in aid of students affected by the passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, earlier this year. Minister of Culture, Stephen Lashley, on Wednesday praised the teachers and the students in the Mabalozi Programme for their generous contribution of stationery and food items …

Relief For Children In Hurricane Impacted Islands

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Through its Mabalozi Programme, the Commission for Pan-African Affairs (CPAA) will provide assistance to 14 schools in the islands of Tortola, Antigua and Barbuda. Minister of Culture, Stephen Lashley, confirmed this today while speaking to members of the media during a press briefing in his Ministry’s conference room at Sky Mall. In an effort to “bring some comfort and relief” …

Emancipation Lecture On August 1

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth, the Commission for Pan African Affairs and the Department of Archives will host this year’s Emancipation Lecture on Emancipation Day, Tuesday, August 1. It takes place at the Barbados Archives Department, Black Rock, St. Michael, at 6:00 p.m. Historian, Trevor Marshall will discuss the topic: The Emergence of Black Businesses After 1900.  Persons …

Lashley Passes On Self-Reparations Baton

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Young Barbadians have been tasked with the responsibility of enacting self-reparations. This charge came from Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, as he addressed the official hand over of the symbolic Self-Reparations Baton. The ceremony, which included various students from across the island, took place in front of the Emancipation Statue in Haggatt Hall, St. Michael. Mr. Lashley …