Canada - : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper MONTREAL WILL HOST ITS FIRST EVER BLACK FASHION WEEK Sat, 13 Apr 2013 20:55:02 +0200 Montréal – After the success of Paris Black Fashion Week, the event created by Adama Paris is gonna happen in Montreal from May 15 to 17 of 2013 in order to celebrate fashion while revealing the cultural wealth of the black diaspora. Canada: A cameroonian appointed Minister Sat, 22 Sep 2012 15:24:22 +0200 Christophe lele Morocco: Bombardier Aerospace implanted in Nouaceur Wed, 19 Sep 2012 16:43:14 +0200 The president of Bombardier Aerospace Guy Hachey was received Tuesday by King Mohammed VI in Rabat palace. The Canadian group in Morocco announced imminent start of construction work of buildings of Bombardier in Nouaceur. Child obesity causes heart problems Wed, 19 Jan 2011 21:17:07 +0100 According to a study carried out in a hospital in Vancouver (Canada), children who are obese are at risk of developing atherosclerosis. And this precursor of cardiovascular accidents and early mortality is usually seen in people in their fifties. Destination Santé Canada cracks down on cadmium jewelry Wed, 05 Jan 2011 12:49:41 +0100 Cadmium, a metal that is toxic if ingested or inhaled, has come under fire from the Canadian Ministry of Health. The Ministry has asked manufacturers to cease all use of this metal in the manufacture of jewelry intended for children. In France, cadmium is still approved for the manufacture of many everyday objects such as disposable batteries and rechargeable batteries. Destination Santé Nigeria: Rebels resume oil attacks? Tue, 09 Nov 2010 05:40:08 +0100 Two Americans, two French, two Indonesians and one Canadian have been taken hostage by militiamen in Nigeria after an attack on an oil company that operates the offshore rig in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. Konye Obaji Ori Guinea-Canada: Suspicious death of ex-Junta leader's son Fri, 20 Aug 2010 08:14:02 +0200 Thursday, the Camara family anxiously awaited the results of an autopsy on the body of their eldest son, Moriba Camara "Junior", who was found dead in his swimming pool at his home in Vieux-Longueuil, Canada. Ahead of the results, various local media speculated foul play. The Canadian police say a toxicological test will be done to further investigate the death, after the initial autopsy result. Stéphanie Plasse Ethiopia, Tanzania and Kenya : Indian Multinational Company Confirms USD 6 Million Order to Set up Industrial Waste Water Treatment Plants Mon, 28 Jun 2010 18:47:15 +0200 Shivsu Canadian Clear International Ltd, a leading water technology solution provider, has completed an order worth USD 6 million from the private organizations and Government of Africa to set up industrial waste water treatment plants in Kenya, Tanzania and Ethiopia. The company will be involved in design, manufacture, supply and installation of the plants. Partnership Africa Canada (PAC) condemns violence in Zimbabwe's diamond fields Tue, 15 Jun 2010 01:34:33 +0200 A new PAC report about Zimbabwe's contested diamond fields is about many things: smuggling and frontier hucksterism; a scramble fuelled by raw economic desperation and unfathomable greed; and heart-wrenching cases of government-sponsored repression and human rights violations. It's a story about political intrigue, ambition and a complete disregard for decency or the rule of law. It is also a story of how the Kimberley Process - the international initiative created to ensure that the trade in diamonds does not fund violence and civil war - has lost its way. Access to HIV/AIDS drugs: A crisis in waiting Fri, 28 May 2010 15:23:34 +0200 Years after agreement was reached at the World Trade Organization to allow poor countries to continue to import cheaper generic versions of patented medicines it has failed to deliver. This report examines a looming crisis in drugs access for millions. Michael Fleshman The University of Ottawa in Egypt Wed, 05 May 2010 01:45:27 +0200 The University of Ottawa, together with the Faculty of Arts and the Canadian International College (CIC), announced that uOttawa will open a new academic unit, the Canadian School of Communication, in Cairo, Egypt, in September 2010. In addition, the University's Faculty of Engineering will partner with the CIC's School of Engineering. Ivory Coast: Call for justice reiterated on sixth anniversary of journalist's disappearance Fri, 16 Apr 2010 23:55:55 +0200 News conferences were held simultaneously in Paris and Abidjan on 15 April 2010 to mark the sixth anniversary of Franco-Canadian journalist Guy-André Kieffer's disappearance in Abidjan. Uganda: Anti-gays launch campaign against US, UK, Canada... Mon, 18 Jan 2010 14:02:48 +0100 Anti gays in Uganda have resolved to mobilize Ugandans to stop buying goods from United States and the other countries which are threatening to cut aid to Uganda due to the controversial anti gay bill. Geof Magga Canada's first “Black only” school under heavy criticism Sun, 01 Nov 2009 02:57:48 +0100 The "Africentric Alternative School" in Toronto is Canada's first "Afrocentric" public school. Catering for students of African or Afro-Caribbean descent, the school's main aim is to help reduce the high levels of school dropout rates among the city's black youth. Needless to say, the system has been strongly criticized by a number of educational communities in Toronto. Despite the controversy, the school went ahead and opened its doors last September. Lola Simonet Canada - Mali: Canadian Foreign Minister visits Mali Wed, 26 Aug 2009 17:53:12 +0200 The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that he will visit Mali from August 28 to 29.