Rise up! That’s the musical message Florida’s Reggae Rise Up Festival is hoping to convey with the 2019 installment of the annual music event next spring. The festival will return to Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg, Florida on March 15th–17th, and will provide reggae fans with headlining performances from Stick Figure (Friday), Slightly Stoopid (Saturday), and Rebelution (Sunday).The 2019 edition of the three-day reggae event will also feature notable performances from Ziggy Marley, Steel Pulse, Tribal Seeds, Trevor Hall, and the cannabis community’s favorite hip-hop duo, Method Man & Redman. Like any well-curated music festival, the lower lines on next year’s lineup poster also include an impressive listing of performers ranging from Fortunate Youth, Tribal Seeds, Sticky Fingers, and Nattali Rise to Arise Roots, Bumpin’ Uglies, and Summer Survivors, just to name a few.Fans will want to make sure they get in a good night’s sleep so they can make it to Vinoy Park bright and early each day, with the festival gates set to open at noon and music starting shortly thereafter between 12:45 – 1 p.m. Reggae Rise Up’s Vendor Village will provide fans with the best munchies possible throughout the weekend, including plenty of vegetarian and vegan options.Fans can put on their bathing suite and tune into Reggae Rise Up’s 2018 recap video seen below to get ready for another awesome weekend of fun in the sun come next March. Tickets for the event are on sale now and can be found at the event’s official website.Reggae Rise Up – 2018 Recap Video[Video: Reggae Rise Up]
Ghana Premier League side Legon Cities FC and CareWorld Global have donated items and equipment to 37 Military Hospital as its contribution towards the fight against COVID-19 in Ghana.The group which also includes Gulf Energy, Lemla Petroleum Limited, Networking for Hope(An NGO based in Accra), Airtech Limited and Lemla Veterinary Services made the donation as part of efforts to curb the spread of the Coronavirus and to support the Hospital and the GAF Treatment Centre, to manage the cases brought to the facilities.The items presented included 500 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), 516 disposal bedsheets rolls, 50 each of Canula S14 and S18s, 55 Video Laryngoscopes and 28 Dissecting Forceps, 21 Bedsteads, 12 Bedside Desks, Carrier Stretchers, Examination Bed, Wheel Chair, Food Trolleys, Metro Shelving, Suction Machines and Gaskets, Nebulizers, vacuum seals, patient strap, dissecting forceps, vagina speculums, aneroid sphygmanometer, thermometers, ambu bags, bar soaps, tissue rolls and Sanitizer dispensers and a host of other equipment and numerous assorted disinfectants.The items were donated on behalf of the group by Dr med Kwaku Danso Agyei, a Ghanaian Physician and Richard K. Atikpo whose corporate profile includes Board Chair of Legon Cities, Gulf Energy, Lemla Energy and more.The Isolation Centre which is functional at the EL-Wak Sports Stadium is to help manage the spread of the coronavirus.Speaking to the media after the donation businessman Atikpo reiterated the importance of supporting the work of government in dealing with the threat of COVID-19. “We are excited to be part of governments’ efforts in dealing with this deadly virus. This is a virus that has claimed the lives of many people all over the world. Government alone cannot be solely responsible for footing the bills and as part of our Corporate Social Responsibility, we believe that there is the need to support the team fighting the threat of COVID-19 and therefore have decided to come in to aid the 37 Military Hospital and the GAF COVID-19 Treatment Centre.Richard K. Atikpo (wearing stripped Lacotse shirt) and Dr med Kwaku Danso Agyei(wearing white shirt) interacting with 37 Military Hospital officials.The group has also taking up additional responsibilities of feeding the medical personal on site daily in the line of duty since the 10th of April, 2020. Attached is the list of items donated to the 37 Military Hospital.The Director-General of Medical Services of GAF and the Commander, 37 Military Hospital Brigadier General (Brig Gen) EC Saka and Brig Gen NA Obodai, respectively, on behalf of GAF and the Hospital, expressed deep appreciation to the group for the huge support.The Generals noted that the items will go a long way to aid the facilities to perform their roles to the optimum and further noted that since the government and GAF could not do it all alone, support from the private sector, organizations, and individuals, was commendable and most welcome.
The International League of Humanists (ILH), the League for Peace and World United Adopted a Decision on the award of the Golden Charter of Sports and Culture of Peace “Juan Antonio Samaranch” to the BiH football team and coach Sušić.This recognition is given as part of the long-term project ILH “Sport in building a culture of peace, dialogue and intercultural understanding’’ and on the basis of the declaration that Juan Antonio Samaranch (2007 in Barcelona) gave to the International League of Humanists in order to popularize sport and new democracies.The BiH football team and coach Safet Sušić received this Charter as a sign of long-lasting gratitude and recognition for all that the team in the last period did for BiH, both internally and externally.As the best ambassadors of our country in the world, they have shown the greatest value of BiH and gave all of us hope for a better future, and gave an invaluable contribute to the peace mission of the International League of Humanists in BiH as a country in which it has its headquarters.The official ceremony for the delivery of the awards and supporting decision on the handing out of the awards will take place in Sarajevo on 10 October 2013.(Source: Fena)