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Canadian fintech Periculum, officially launches in Nigeria, set to build credit assessment infrastructure for Africa

Periculum helps its banking and lending customers identify fraud risk, assess creditworthiness, and analyze existing data

The availability of domestic credit is a key requirement for consistent economic growth in developing countries. The vitality of financial services such as banking, savings, debt and equity financing, investment management, and point-of-sale lending is largely dependent on the maturity of its domestic credit industry. Nigeria’s domestic credit market pales…

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Finalists for The Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper and The Best FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper announced

These two awards are given to the outstanding goalkeeper in women’s and men’s football as voted for by an international jury respectively

The final nominees for The Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper and The Best FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper have been revealed; tomorrow, FIFA will announce the finalists in the coaching categories; the virtual awards ceremony will be broadcast live from the Home of FIFA in Zurich on 17 January. FIFA has announced the…

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Belgium and Canada take 2021 honours

This year’s ‘Most Improved Side’ are Canada with a 130.32-point gain

Belgium top the FIFA/Coca-Cola Rankings for the fourth consecutive year; This year’s ‘Most Improved Side’ are Canada with a 130.32-point gain; Qatar in Top 50 as we head into 2022. Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, only 352 full internationals were played in 2020. Not since 1987 (323 matches) had so few…

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UNFPA, Canada delegation visits projects in Upper Egypt

The delegation's visit to Qena and Luxor aims to follow up on the progress of youth and reproductive health activities under the “Addressing Gaps in Reproductive Health” project in the governorates

A delegation from UNFPA and the Embassy of Canada to Egypt conducted a visit to Qena and Luxor to follow up on the progress of youth and reproductive health activities under the “Addressing Gaps in Reproductive Health” project in the governorates on December 2-4. The visit was headed by H.E…

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Nominees for The Best FIFA Football Awards™ 2021 revealed

FIFA has revealed the candidates shortlisted for The Best FIFA Football Awards™ 2021, the winners of which will be revealed at an online ceremony on 17 January 2022

Shortlists for players’, goalkeepers’ and coaches’ prizes announced; public voting via FIFA.com (https://fifa.fans/3xdZ943): votes can be cast until 10 December 2021; the Best FIFA Football Awards™ 2021 show to take place on 17 January 2022. FIFA has revealed the candidates shortlisted for The Best FIFA Football Awards™ 2021, the winners of which…

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Statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of International Development on release of investigation report on atrocities in the Tigray region in Ethiopia

Canada is gravely concerned by the expansion of combat operations to Amhara and Afar regions of Ethiopia by the Tigray People’s Liberation Front

The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, today issued the following statement: “Canada is deeply concerned by the findings outlined in the joint report by the Office of…

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Ethiopian Airlines commits ongoing lead support of the Canada-Africa Chamber of Business

Following a 3-day conference addressed by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, among others, the airline’s Samson Arega pledged Ethiopian’s full support as sole airline partner and sponsor for the 27-year old institution accelerating Canada-Africa trade and investment

Ethiopian Airlines is the sole airline connecting Canada directly to the African continent, and onward to over 120 destinations from the dynamic capital of Addis Ababa. The global leader in aviation renewed its support for The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business, following the 3-day Africa Accelerating conference, addressed by its Managing…

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B2Gold steadfast in its commitment to African investment and sustainability

During the Africa Accelerating 3-day conference, featuring a welcome address by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Vice President Neil Reeder outlined B2Gold’s investment and sustainability agenda

‘We provide jobs where there are limited opportunities for people and have mined safely throughout the world, helping communities and governments,’ explained Neil Reeder, Vice President of Government Relations for B2Gold. During the keynote address, Mr. Reeder outlined extensive community development, educational and environmental initiatives – including conservation and green…

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Canada-Africa collaboration: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to address Africa Accelerating 2021

The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business is pleased to announce Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will address the opening of its 3-day programming from 26 to 28 October 2021

During the opening session of the upcoming 3-day summit the Canadian leader will underscore opportunities to deepen Canada-Africa collaboration – during a program open to all for virtual attendance (Click here for Complimentary Registration - https://bit.ly/3vxISpF). The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business is pleased to announce Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will…

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Hatch to showcase Canada-Africa solutions at Africa Accelerating 2021

Hatch, a long-standing top supporter throughout the organization’s 27-year-history, is once again joining Africa Accelerating as a platinum partner

The key event in the Canada-Africa Chamber of Business’s (www.CanadaAfrica.ca) calendar in the coming months will be an online-and-live international information exchange forum from October 26-28, focused on Canada’s vital role as a committed partner in Africa's economic restart after COVID-19. Hatch, a long-standing top supporter throughout the organization’s 27-year-history,…