Katalyxt's 2017/18 Youth Innovators' Competition now complete

Katalyxt a subsidiary of Mint Management and Finance Services Limited presented the first and the second round of Judging for the Katalyxt Youth Innovators Competition (YIC),the theme “Planting the Seed of Entrepreneurship in Fertile Soil” at the Jamaica Conference Center on Tuesday,... Read More

'U-Report' Tool for Youth Engagement Takes Off in Jamaica
Today, Jamaica became the first country in the Caribbean to launch "U-Report" - a free social messaging tool being used globally by over five million youth to speak out on issues affecting them.U-Report, pioneered by UNICEF, provides a platform for Jamaican youth from any community...... Read More

YCDI and the Seprod Foundation Launch Landmark Women in IT Mentorship Program
Youth Can Do I.T (YCDI), a non-profit organisation founded by Lianne McNaughton in partnership with the Seprod Foundation, on Thursday hosted the launch of its Women in I.T Mentoring Program, a one-year pilot programme aimed at exposing girls to the IT industry.The mentoring...... Read More

Kiwanis builds Leadership Skills of Teenagers and Young Adults
Fifth and sixth formers from 10 Key Clubs in High Schools and University and College students of nine (Circle K Clubs, clubs which form a part of Kiwanis' service leadership programme, turned out in their numbers for Division 23 East's Leadership Development and Skills Building Seminar held...... Read More

Hampton Wins Scotiabank/Junior Achievement Jamaica Innovation Camp

Tuesday, April, 17 2018    

Hampton High School's Scoshi Virtual Assistant came out on top at the recently held Scotiabank/Jamaica Junior Achievement Innovation Camp. Competing against teams from schools such as Newell High; Mount Alvernia High; Iona High; St Georges College and Norman Manley... Read More

Drake, reigning on singles chart, announces album

Monday, April, 16 2018    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Hip-hop superstar Drake teased a new album Monday, all but certain to prove a major commercial success as he dethroned himself on top of the singles chart.The Toronto artist posted on Instagram a picture of himself with his back to the camera... Read More

Katalyxt launches second youth innovator's competition

Friday, March, 2 2018    

THE Katalyxt team continued training by hosting their second sensitisation workshop for the Youth Innovators' Competition at the Ministry of Education's Regional Office in Browns Town, St Ann last month under the theme “Planting the Seed of Entrepreneurship in Fertile... Read More

Snapchat redesign sparks backlash among some users

Monday, February, 12 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Snapchat's latest app redesign, aimed at broadening the appeal of the youth-oriented social network, sparked a backlash from many users complaining about the abrupt overhaul of their preferred service.More than 578,000 users had signed an... Read More

It's Chicago West: Kim and Kanye name third child

Friday, January, 19 2018    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Kim Kardashian and rapper Kanye West have called their third child Chicago, the reality star announced Friday, opening the floodgates to hefty doses of mockery and consternation on social media.Kardashian West announced the name on her app, later... Read More

Kim Kardashian announces birth of third child via surrogate

Tuesday, January, 16 2018    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Reality star Kim Kardashian and her rapper husband Kanye West Tuesday announced the birth of their third child, a baby girl who was born via a surrogate."She is here! We're so in love," Kardashian, 37, wrote in a post on her website which she... Read More

Kendrick Lamar heads into film with 'Black Panther' soundtrack

Thursday, January, 4 2018    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — High-flying rapper Kendrick Lamar is making his first soundtrack as he released a song Thursday with singer SZA for the upcoming superhero film "Black Panther."Lamar, whose socially conscious and often experimental hip-hop has won him wide... Read More


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