Though the biggest party in sports – CPL – is expected to highlight Guyana’s sporting landscape this weekend, a hotly anticipated Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) first division two-day semi-final between the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) and the University of Guyana (UG) is brewing. 

 The two teams will battle against each other at DCC from 9:00hrs. 

 The match will see DCC, a side which hammered arch-rivals Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC) by an inni...

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Plaisance Guardians and University of Guyana [UG] Trojans secured contrasting wins in the U23 section, when the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association [GABA] League Championship continued on Wednesday.

Staged at the Burnham Basketball Court, Middle and Carmichael streets, Guardians defanged Kobras 77-50. Delroy Critchlow and Rafael Whittington led the way with 11 points each. They were assisted by Jared Sears, Nigel Bowen and Terrence Daniels, who scored 10, eight and eight po...

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Laura George is the Governance & Rights Coordinator for the Amerindian Peoples Association. Dr. Wazir Mohamed is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Indiana University East. Marcello Mello is Brazilian and holds a M.A. in Anthropology from the Federal University of Rio. Medino Abraham is from Santa Rosa and works in the South Rupununi. He  holds an MSc. in Society and Frontier from the Federal University, Roraima, Brazil.

On June 11, 2018 Guyana’s Ministry of...

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University of Guyana cemented their spot in the semifinal of the GISE/Star Party Rental/ Trophy Stall first-division two-day tournament.

University of Guyana Trojans (UG) cruised into the semifinals after earning a draw against Transport Sports Club at the Everest Cricket Club ground yesterday in the GISE Star Party Rental/ Trophy Stall first-division, two-day tournament.

Transport resumed on 49-1, still trailing by 183 but lost their remaining nine wickets in quick suc...

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As part of the University of Guyana’s (UG) effort to provide a platform to spotlight creative arts, two authors launched their books, at the Education Lecture Theatre (ELT) last week Monday.
Red Hibiscus written by Scott Ting-A-Kee, a former student of UG and recipient of the Joyce Adler Prize in 2016, contains prose and poetry while Creole Chips edited by Dr. Juanita Cox is a re-publication and compilation of the writings of the late Edgar Mittelholzer.

In brief remarks, ...

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The University of Guyana takes this opportunity to respond to the article by Freddie Kissoon, titled “Dr Mark Kirton is livid, confused and wants to know what’s going on”, carried in the Kaieteur News on August 29, 2018.

In the article, the University of Guyana’s right to confer honorary doctorate degrees was questioned. Reference was made to a recent announcement by Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University, Professor Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith, that the institution will be con...

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(l-r) outstanding performances! TSC’s Franchot Duncan-Clarke (5-54) alongside UG’s Lyndon Austin (74) and Ershaad Ali (59)

University of Guyana Trojans (UG) are currently on top after day one of their GISE Star Party rental/Trophy Stall  first division two-day match against Transport Sports Club at Everest Cricket Club in a match that both teams will be pressing to win as they aim for a place in the semifinal.

After overnight rain, the match was forced to have a la...

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Staff of the University of Guyana (UG) on Monday welcomed the new batch of 2018/2019 university students, at the George Walcott Lecture Theatre at its Turkeyen Campus.
Registrar at the University of Guyana, Dr. Nigel Gravesande explained that the diversity of the student and faculty population has seen massive growth this year, with members coming from 35 different countries, and all the administrative regions in Guyana.

Dr. Gravesande congratulated the students on gaining...

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Vice-Chancellor of the University of Guyana (UG), Professor Ivelaw Griffith has announced that the institution’s press is in the final stages of printing its first batch of publications before year-end.

Professor Griffith explained that the institution has been able to receive its third and final endorsement to move forward.

“We just received …the last of the three endorsements, the first was from Hilary Beckles attached Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Ind...

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Cabinet recently approved the payment of a state pension to well-known historian Sr Mary Noel Menezes, Minister of State Joseph Harmon said yesterday, while announcing that there will be an increase in the maximum annual rate currently being paid.

Speaking at a post-Cabinet press briefing, Harmon said Cabinet saw Menezes, Professor Emeritus, University of Guyana (UG), as “most deserving” of a state pension.

He informed that Cabinet also considered and approved a submiss...

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