The number of people seeking asylum in Canada more than tripled over a two-year period and reached a monthly peak in August 2017 when thousands crossed illegally from the US, Statistics Canada said on Friday.Continue reading “Asylum Claims Triple in Canada Over the Past Two Years”
By Janet Lorin, Bloomberg
One morning in May 2018, two venture capitalists rented a Zipcar in Midtown Manhattan. They picked a 300-Class Mercedes on special for $15 an hour, perfect for the occasion and their tight budget. On a pilgrimage to suburban New Jersey, Aaron Holiday and Nnamdi Okike were heading to the audience of a lifetime.Continue reading “Nigerian, American duo get Princeton’s backing for their venture capital fund”
By Voice of America
Five siblings gathered in Storm Lake this weekend to watch their youngest brother graduate from high school, decades after their parents emigrated from war-torn Sudan to the United States.Continue reading “Sudanese American Graduates With 5 Siblings in Attendance”
Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote has been rated one of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders in 2019. The Nigerian is the only billionaire and philanthropist from the continent on the list, clinching 11th position among several other top world leaders.Continue reading “Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, ranked among Fortune Magazine’s annual list of the world’s greatest leaders”
Egyptian-Canadian actor Mena Massoud, who stars in the anticipated live action reboot of Aladdin alongside Will Smith, sent a dedicated message to his Egyptian fans on social media to express his pride of being Egyptian and encourage his fans to see it.
Titled ‘Egypt, this one’s for you!’, Massoud begins the video with “Oh Egyptian people, greetings!”Continue reading “Egyptian-Canadian Mena Massoud is Aladdin, with Will Smith as Genie”