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  • Canada’s 44th Parliamentary election: Where political parties stand on immigration
    On September 20, 2021 Canada will have its 44th Parliamentary election.  There are six main political parties running.  The first is the Liberal Party of Canada, led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.  The Liberals are generally regarded as a centrist party and have governed since October 2015.  The second is ...
  • Three Kenyans aiming for a spot in the Top 10 Africa’s Business Heroes Prize
    Three remarkable Kenyan entrepreneurs have made it to the final Top 20 Africa’s Business Heroes (ABH) prize competition – a flagship philanthropic programme run by the Jack Ma Foundation. Navalayo Osembo-Ombati is the Co-Founder and CEO of Enda Athletic, Inc, a made-in-Kenya running shoe brand working towards creating jobs, investing in local ...
  • Female entrepreneurship: breaking down barriers around work-life balance, digitisation and financing
    A lack of role models, stereotypes and difficulties accessing funding make it hard for women to launch businesses. Committing to work-life balance, redefining the face of entrepreneurs and new business and digital models are some key aspects that could help make entrepreneurial opportunities more egalitarian. Between October 2019 and June 2020 ...
  • Iranian-Canadian real estate developer Sam Mizrahi is reaching new heights
    Meet Sam Mizrahi – the mastermind behind ‘The One’, Canada’s first supertall building (an occupied structure that reaches over 300 metres). Located at the country’s important Yonge and Bloor intersection in Toronto, when completed, this will be the tallest building in Canada (CN Tower will still be Canada’s tallest structure). Mizrahi’s ...
  • Is Nairobi ready to become a global financial center?
    Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, has already made a name for itself as a regional hub of trade, commerce, innovation, and technology. Now, plans are underway to take the city to the next level—that of becoming a global financial hub. Kenya’s launch of the Nairobi International Financial Centre (NIFC) last week, making the ...