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Honouring the nation builders

MORE than 100 people were recognised yesterday for their contribution to nation-building during the pre and post-independence periods.

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Kix Academy off to 37th Annual Plantation Thanksgiving Classic

KIX Academy is heading to Plantation, Florida, today for the 37th annual Plantation Thanksgiving Classic.

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ADVERTORIAL: CG Atlantic Invites Applications for 2024 Summer Internship Programme

CG Atlantic is excited to announce the opening of applications for its highly sought-after Summer Internship Programme. Geared towards college students and recent graduates aspiring to pursue a career in the insurance industry, this programme provides an invaluable opportunity to immerse oneself in the dynamic world of insurance. The in-person programme is scheduled to run from June to August 2024.

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Burna Boy concert coming December 16

GLOBAL afro beats sensation Burna Boy will headline a musical extravaganza at Carnival Grounds next month.

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Champions crowned in the BSF All-Star Classic

Despite playing in the wee hours of the morning, the Bahamas Softball Federation completed its 2023 All-Star Classic on Sunday with the Cyber Blue Marlins keeping the men’s title in New Providence while Grand Bahama carted off the ladies’ crown.

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L W Young Golden Eagles celebrate in special ceremony

IN a special ceremony yesterday morning, the faculty and staff of L W Young Junior High School celebrated its impressive performances from its Golden Eagles’ boys and girls teams in the Government Secondary Schools Sports Association’s volleyball championships.

NPBA regular season is back ‘with a bang’

THE New Providence Basketball Association (NPBA) regular season returned with a bang and so did the Commonwealth Bank Giants at the Kendal G L Isaacs Gymnasium on Saturday night.

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The Golden Eagles bring junior boys title to LW Young

THE LW Young Golden Eagles joined the three crowned champions after knocking off the Anatol Rodgers Timberwolves junior boys in game three of the Government Secondary Schools Sports Association (GSSSA) volleyball championships at the Kendal GL Isaacs Gymnasium on Friday.

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Mingoes hold on for BFA season-opening win

THE University of The Bahamas men’s soccer team had to fight to pull off a win to open the team’s season in the Bahamas Football Association.

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GSSSA volleyball championships all set to get underway today

THE Government Secondary Schools Sports Association (GSSSA) volleyball championships are all set to be played for the senior and junior division titles at the Kendal G L Isaacs Gymnasium today at 4pm.

NPBA regular season opening night on November 11

THE New Providence Basketball Association (NPBA) regular season is scheduled to return next week Saturday for opening night at the Kendal GL Isaacs Gymnasium.

Sports calendar: Nov 2023

• Here’s a glance at some of the events on tap for this weekend:

Ministry partners with NSA for third annual Fitness Fest

THE Ministry of Youth, Sports & Culture is proud to partner with the National Sports Authority for the third annual Fitness Fest exercise programme.

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Bahamas wins its first exhibition game against NFL Flag Miami Dolphins

THE Bahamas won its first exhibition game 21-20 against the National Football League (NFL) Flag Miami Dolphins adult tournament team at the Roscow A L Davies soccer field on Saturday.

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No love for sandals


The day after the IPO (initial public offering), Birkenstock investors are still not happy. The traditional sandal manufacturer experienced a debacle in its eagerly-awaited share offering in New York.

Procurement list reveals 843 contracts worth $140m

The Government last night finally released its long-awaited public procurement disclosure which revealed the awarding of 843 contracts worth a total $140m via its online portal over the ten months to end-June 2023.

A tribute to a fine man, Obie

“The passing of Obediah Hercules Wilchcombe shocks Bahamian Community.”

NPBA regular season starts Nov 11

THE New Providence Basketball Association (NPBA) regular season is scheduled to begin on Saturday, November 11. The league’s opening night will be hosted at the Kendal G L Isaacs Gymnasium which is expected to be one of the facilities utilised for a few of the games this season.

Police not protecting taxi drivers

I am Dehavilland Moss and I am a professional taxi driver. I sometimes work on Paradise Island, but my true love is working on Bay Street.

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Founder interest ‘four times’ higher than Jack’s Bay goal

Sir Franklyn Wilson yesterday said the 1,200-acre Jack’s Bay project has attracted interest from “four times” the number of founding buyers it is targeting while receiving “a very strong endorsement” from Scotiabank.