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Syrian refugees – Don’t be afraid – An immigrant experience – By Jacqui Henry

By Jacqui Henry – AIM Contributor Canada recently welcomed its 25000th  Syrian refugee and we…

Faith corner: From the Pastor’s Desk June 2016

WISDOM Wisdom is the principal thing; Therefore get wisdom. And in all your getting, get…

Love is the greatest – By Nkeiruka Osagie

BY NKEIRUKA OSAGIE  - AIM CONTRIBUTOR Though I speak with the tongues of men and of…

Welcome to new immigrants – A look at the History of Canada

The history of Canada covers the period from the arrival of Paleo-Indians thousands of years ago to the present day.…

Dr. Jacobet Edith Wambayi, Kenyan-Born HIV/AIDS activist Nominated for RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants

Jacobet Edith Wambayi immigrated to Canada in 2001 while already advocating for communities affected by…

The Canadian housing market – bubble or bust?

Written by African Immigrant Magazine  The Canadian housing market is one of the most stable…

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May/June 2016 ISSUE

Ghanaian pastor in Toronto, Dr. Charles Mantey, publishes stunning book – African Spirituality

Immigration News

How to build good credit as a newcomer in Canada

Locating new schools and communities are just a few of the challenges new Canadians face when they immigrate here. For many, establishing a credit history so they can purchase a home, car or even secure a mobile phone plan and insurance is a top — albeit confusing — priority. “A good credit rating is essential…

Nigerian, Edet Umoafia, wins top Canadian Business Award

Edet Umoafia, of ABC Group giving his acceptance speech at CAMSC 10th Anniversary Gala Event – September 24, 2014 Written by New Nigerian Politics It was celebration galore on September 24th at the 10th Anniversary of Canadian Aboriginal Minority Supplier Council (CAMSC) gala event where several awards were given to high achieving global business leaders, corporations and…

Jobs: Immigrants lag behind Canadian-born in securing a job – Study

Immigrants are less likely to have a job than their Canadian-born counterparts, according to Statistics Canada. The data agency says the employment rate for what it calls core-aged immigrants (those between the ages of 25 and 54) was 75.6 per cent last year. That lags behind the employment rate of 82.9 per cent for people born in…

The erosion of Nigerian cultural values

By Jide Ojo: How do you identify an American, Indian, a Ghanaian, and an Australian? What tells them apart? It is their culture. Their geographical locations, languages, food and drinks, fashion and style, literature, music, names, mores and values, all serve as means of identity. Recently, I have been reflecting and getting worried at the…

Five ways to get a Canadian scholarship

Each year, thousands of Canadian students earn scholarships that help them offset their education costs. Surprisingly, over $15 million of the $70 million available each year in scholarship dollars goes unclaimed, according to industry estimates. “Scholarships are a good source of education funding – one that you don’t have to pay back,” advises Melissa Jarman,…

Success Story

Dr. Jacobet Edith Wambayi, Kenyan-Born HIV/AIDS activist Nominated for RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants

Jacobet Edith Wambayi immigrated to Canada in 2001 while already advocating for communities affected by HIV/AIDS. She has since volunteered and worked with AIDS service organizations in various capacities. She conducts community workshops and provides support to those living with…

Ghanaian pastor in Toronto, Dr. Charles Mantey, publishes stunning book – African Spirituality – Did Africans Know God Before the Arrival of the Missionaries?

Ghanaian pastor in Toronto, Dr. Charles Mantey, publishes stunning book – African Spirituality – Did…

Toronto lawyer, Kweku Ackaah-Boafo, appointed High Court Justice in Ghana

Respected Greater Toronto Area (GTA)  attorney, Kweku Ackaah-Boafo, was sworn in by Chief Justice Mrs…

Peter Ouma Obwogo is Kenyan’ top principal of 2015

By Zabde Ayienga Local media has given extensive coverage to the nomination of Peter Ouma…

Entertainment

Genevieve Nnaji, Rita Dominic, Liz Benson and more at premiere of Stephanie Linus ‘Dry’ movie (Official Photos)

By Ayeotan Shola Last Sunday witnessed the Premiere of the anticipated  Stephanie Linus’ ‘Dry’ Movie at…

Top 10 Most Successful, Highest Paid Nollywood Actresses And Their Net Earnings

The Nollywood industry has record a lot of success stories and still counting. Below is…

I am yet to find the right man – Genevieve Nnaji

Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji, after a long hiatus from the industry recently surprised her teaming…

Genevieve Nnaji makes thrilling return in new movie ‘Road to Yesterday’

By Ayeotan Shola Delectable screen goddess, Genevieve Nnaji, has returned with a bang in her first ever self produced movie, ‘Road To Yesterday’. She recently announced her foray into the world of movie production and she has returned with her first fruit…

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