Ontario salute to Africa Day 2017

Africa Day 2017 is the annual commemoration of the African Union (AU) which is celebrated across the  African continent, as…

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Unlocking Africa’s Manufacturing Potential

As many as 85 million jobs in the manufacturing sector will be leaving China owing to increasing wage pressures. With…

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Five things President Trump could mean for Africa

On 9 November 2016, the world woke up to the shocking news that in typical American fashion, the US took…

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The time has come for an African Women’s Investment Bank

In a key finding from the Africa Human Development Report 2016, it is estimated that total annual economic losses due…

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Thione NIang Akon Lighting cofounder visits Toronto to encourage Diaspora communities to invest in tomorrow’s African leaders

Toronto 29 October 2016. Thione Niang was in Toronto to launch a local branch of the Give1Project. Addressing a 50…

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Africa turns to private investors to fund critical infrastructure

Growing numbers of African Governments are seeking to woo private investors to fund national projects with the promise of above-average…

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Faith, Sports and Business Worlds team-up to tackle social ills

On October 5-7,2016,  Pope Francis welcomed close to two-hundred participants from all faiths to the Vatican for the purpose of…

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Reflections from China Re-imagining Canada – Africa Relations, “….because it is 2016”!

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau concluded his fourth, and by far his longest state visits spending 10 days in China. By…

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Diaspora doing the “The Side Hustle”

Launching and running a part-time business in Africa can be a low-risk method for entrepreneurs to explore exciting new opportunities…

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Women, visible minority & diaspora owned businesses: It’s time to rally your troops!

While many would share Justin Trudeau’s belief that gender balance in Cabinet is just common-sense, “because it’s 2016”, there are…

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