Leesha Mafuru has never been one to shy away from an adventure and that spirit has defined her life’s journey.
In 2008, while completing her bachelor of midwifery, the Cochrane High School grad Googled volunteer opportunities in Tanzania and hopped a plane to the African nation. Read more
By Jennifer Bain
What happens when a do-it-yourselfer lets go and outsources travel plans? When my oldest daughter wanted to visit Morocco and I was too busy to properly plan a first trip to Africa, I cautiously turned to G Adventures for help.
The adventure travel pioneer has a Canadian founder — Bruce Poon Tip — and promises an “intimate, authentic and sustainable” approach to small-group travel. Here’s why we let them guide us on a fast-paced trip from Casablanca to Marrakech. Read more
Two-thirds of all global maternal deaths in 2015 occurred in sub-Saharan Africa, so efforts to improve the safety of childbirth are urgently needed. For four years, the University of Calgary’s Cumming School of Medicine (CSM) has led a Canadian government-funded maternal health partnership initiative in rural Tanzania.
Known locally as Mama na Mtoto (mother and baby in Swahili), the project provides on-the-ground clinical, education and research support to help mothers and babies. Read more
Canadian firm wants to take full control of Kainji Dam
Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – April 16, 2019) – Reservoir Capital Corp. (CSE: REO) (“REO”) is pleased to announce that it has reached agreements in principle and non-binding Memorandum of Understanding dated April 3, 2019 with Kainji Power Holding Limited (“KPHL”) and certain shareholders (the “Vendors”) of Mainstream Energy Solutions Limited (“MESL”), pursuant to which REO proposes to substantially increase both its indirect economic interest in MESL and its direct stake in KPHL in exchange for the issuance of common shares of REO (“REO Shares”) to the Vendors and their designated beneficiaries (the “Transaction”). Read more
CANADA-BASED South Sudanese entrepreneur and philanthropist, Neveen Dominic, is set to roll out her brand of cosmetics, Neveen Dominic Cosmetics, in Nigeria.
The actress, who became the first South Sudanese actress and film producer in Nollywood, has her eye on Nigeria for more than the entertainment industry.
By Ray Chatelin
Egypt not only capitalizes on its culture and history, it revels in it.
The old and the new live side by side here, a physical and spiritual culture of pharaohs and kings, and a contemporary population whose past is tightly linked to its economic future.
For in this arid country of blowing sand and vast cities, you can’t escape the past. It clings to you at every corner of its ancient temples, stares at you from every doorway of its tombs and monuments.
Ivanhoe Mines has announced that, further to its news release of February 6, 2019, the company has filed an updated National Instrument 43-101 (NI 43-101) technical report covering the independent pre-feasibility studies for the development of the Kakula and Kansoko copper mines at the Kamoa-Kakula Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).