African Union

My Journey To Creating Access To Decent Work For Women In Africa

G(irls)20 | Posted 11.30.2016 | Canada Impact

My life's story has led me on this path to wanting to make access to decent, empowering work available to women through the acquisition of tradeable skills. Decent employment for women is the main escape route out of poverty in Africa, and it strengthens the link between economic growth and aggregate poverty reduction.

Nigerian and South African Crises Render Africa Rudderless

David Himbara | Posted 04.08.2015 | Canada Politics
David Himbara

Imagine Asia with both Japan and China in shambles. Or the Americas in which both the United States of America and Brazil are limping. Or Europe in which both Germany and France are in doldrums. The result would be political, intellectual, and economic vacuum. And that is the situation in Africa.

PM Rules Out Canadian Military Mission In Mali

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.10.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper ruled out sending Canadian troops to fight Islamist insurgents in Mali, essentially rejecting an impassioned re...

Harper, African Union Chair To Discuss Possible Mission To Mali

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.08.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The head of the African Union is set to visit Ottawa this week.Thomas Yayi Boni's meeting with Prime Minister Stephen Harper could bring a re...