Libya – The major scandal engulfing Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, explained

2019/03/07 – Trudeau is accused of pressuring his attorney general to interfere in criminal case of a company over possible political concerns.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is embroiled in a major political scandal that’s already tarnished his progressive image and could derail his premiership ahead of the October federal election. Continuer à lire … « Libya – The major scandal engulfing Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, explained »

Canada/Mali : Commons committee hears UN appeal to extend Mali mission

2019/20/02 – Canada is facing renewed pressure to keep its military helicopters in Mali until a relief force of Romanian aircraft arrives in October.

Last week, members of the all-party House of Commons defence committee heard the appeals directly from a senior United Nations representative and government officials in the troubled west African country. Continuer à lire … « Canada/Mali : Commons committee hears UN appeal to extend Mali mission »

Burkina/Canada – Coopération canado-burkinabè : L’ambassadeur Edmond R. Dejon Wega reçu en audience par le porte-parole de l’opposition

2019/14/02 – Le Chef de file de l’opposition politique au Burkina Faso, Zéphirin Diabré, a reçu en audience, ce mercredi, 13 février au siège de l’institution, à Ouagadougou, l’ambassadeur du Canada au Burkina. Selon les deux personnalités, les échanges ont porté sur les axes de coopération entre les deux pays. Continuer à lire … « Burkina/Canada – Coopération canado-burkinabè : L’ambassadeur Edmond R. Dejon Wega reçu en audience par le porte-parole de l’opposition »

Blue Economy: The New Frontier for Africa’s Growth & How Japan Can Help

An interview with Siddharth Chatterjee UN Resident Coordinator to Kenya by Nikkei Shimbun, Japan and reproduced by IPS. Continuer à lire … « Blue Economy: The New Frontier for Africa’s Growth & How Japan Can Help »

Geologist who was killed in Burkina Faso died while working job ‘he loved’:son

2019/30(01 – Family members of a Canadian mining executive who was kidnapped and killed by gunmen in western Africa said at his funeral Wednesday that his murder was senseless, but they also recognize he died while pursuing the work he was passionate about.Officials in the Burkina Faso government have said the body of Kirk Woodman of Halifax was found with bullet wounds on Jan. 16 in Oudalan province, in the northern Sahel region. Continuer à lire … « Geologist who was killed in Burkina Faso died while working job ‘he loved’:son »

Canadian miner wants its uranium project in Niger to be powered with renewable energy

2019/30(01 – GoviEx Uranium (TSXV: GXU) is studying the possibility of powering its flagship Madaouela project in northern Niger using a dedicated and renewable hybrid solar power solution.

In a press release, GoviEx explained that management is working together with Windiga Energy, with whom they have signed a memorandum of understanding, to determine if such an idea would be feasible. Continuer à lire … « Canadian miner wants its uranium project in Niger to be powered with renewable energy »

Mali – Canada to deploy Hercules in Africa support missions

2019/02/01 – anada’s top military commander says once-a-week C-130J Hercules aircraft support missions for United Nations peacekeeping forces in Africa will begin soon.

But in a year-end interview with the CBC’s Murray Brewster., Gen. Jonathan Vance, chief of Canada’s defence staff, did not say exactly when those missions would begin. Continuer à lire … « Mali – Canada to deploy Hercules in Africa support missions »