Africa’s virus response is praised as rich nations struggle
Just over 34,000 deaths are confirmed on the continent of 1.3 billion people.
Oil companies accused of wanting to dump plastics in Africa
American Chemistry Council urges the US and Kenya to prohibit the imposition of domestic limits on chemicals and plastic.
Canada extends peacekeeping mission despite Security Council loss
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan’s office confirmed the continued deployment of a CC-130 Hercules in support of UN missions in Africa
Trudeau positions Canada as global recovery champion
Canada will partner with developing countries hardest hit by the pandemic to help to rally the world behind measures like debt relief.
Trudeau urged to scramble for African business and trade opportunities
Canadian products still account for less than 1% of what Africa imports.
Bob Geldof says Trudeau ‘unambitious’ on aid targets
Says Canada can do “much, much, much, much more” to help developing nations.
Morocco, Peugeot agree on $632M investment for car factory
Manufacturing facility will produce up to 200,000 vehicles annually for the African and Middle East markets.
Goodyear paying $16M to settle bribery issue
Accused of persistent pay-offs in Kenya, Angola; tire maker neither admits nor denies the allegations.
Emerging countries will soon control half of the world economy
US, Europe growth is too slow to keep up with economies in Asia, Africa and Latin America.
RwandAir adds $33M Bombardier Q400 NextGen to fleet
New turboprop increases airline’s capacity to service African routes.
Ottawa cleantech firm cleans up in India
Clearford partners with Engineers India Limited