LIDC Winners 2014
The 2014 Leeward Islands Debating Competition starts this evening March 27, at the Montserrat Cultural Centre. This years competition brings together seven islands - Antigua, Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, St. Kitts,Nevis, St. Maarten and the host country Montserrat. The topics are quite interesting and reflect current issues such as "Term limits for Caribbean Prime Ministers," and " Caricom is justified in its quest for reparations from slavery."
African Music Festival 2014
One of the featured performers for the African Music Festival on March 15th, 2014 is that of Oliver Mtukudzi. His musical career started in 1975 at the age of 23 with the release of his debut single -"Stop After Orange". In 1977 in order to progress his professional career he joined Thomas Mapfumo and the Wagon Wheels Band, recording songs to include those inspired by Zimbabwe's 1970's war of liberation, depicting the life struggles of the community under the existing regime.