Not even the scorching 96 degrees heat wave could deter 16,000 patrons from attending New York’s largest Caribbean food festival. The festival upgraded its status turning out closest to the outcome its promoters had hoped for attracting 4,000 more patrons comparatively to last year’s 12,000 who thronged into Roy Wilkins Park in Queens past Sunday to enjoy the festival’s fifth edition, according to Eddy Edwards, CEO of Jamaican Jerk Festival USA Inc.
African leaders including Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone concluded an African Union (AU) International Ebola Conference Tuesday in Malabo, capital of Equatorial Guinea in West Africa. “All the trips being undertaken by President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma from Guinea Conakry, Brussels, Washington, DC, New York, and now Malabo in Equatorial Guinea are a further demonstration of his profound and unfettered commitment to defeat the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD,” said Abdulai Bayraytay, Government of Sierra Leone Spokesman said about President Koroma’s participation in a statement via email.
What should have been the latest wildlife site for tourist attraction on six islands in Liberia has turned into a harmful Colony of chimpanzees brutalizing women in search of food for survival. Mary Walker, 48 is one of several to come under attack and victimized at the hands of ten chimpanzees when they were picking kiss-meat in early March 5, 2014 on one of the islands near Zangar Town, Charlesville, Lower Margibi County, near Monrovia-Liberia.