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Big Summer Wrap-Up Bash in Burnaby

Bonsor Recreation Centre in the cool Vancouver suburb of Burnaby is the venue for one of this year’s greatest musical jamborees featuring some of the best (...)

| August 2008 | 1139 views

"We are one of the best," says Niger Team Manager

Taiwo Iboshimi, alias Eazy, is the team manager of Niger, one of the contestants in a recent African soccer tournament in Vancouver, Canada. He is a man (...)

| August 2008 | 1087 views

Profile: Lawyer Jane Gatwira Rukaria

We don’t have a huge number of success stories among African-Canadian immigrants in Canada, but once in a while we come across a story that will inspire and (...)

by Gibril Koroma | July 2008 | 2552 views

Team Rwanda: Lessons Learnt

By Jean Jacques Bosco. My name is Jean Jacques Bosco. I have been successfully managing team Rwanda for the past two years. During this year’s African (...)

| July 2008 | 1536 views

Memunatu Dura-Kamara’s Dream

Memunatu Dura-Kamara, originally from Romano village, Tonkolili district, northern Sierra Leone, is no ordinary woman. Because of this woman’s dream, the (...)

| June 2008 | 1913 views

Winnipeg: Big Wedding Social

By G.Koroma,40 Acres Production, Winnipeg, Canada. Music analysts and events promoters across the African communities in Winnipeg, Canada, have dubbed (...)

| June 2008 | 2068 views

Congratulations, Lakeesha!

Thursday June 19, was the birthday of Lakeesha Marie Sesay(pictured), daughter of Vancouver-based soccer promoter and businessman Bobson Sesay. Bobson is a (...)

| June 2008 | 1194 views

Yinka Olaiya’s Yakoyo Restaurant

I recently asked Nigerian business woman Yinka Olaiya, the meaning of "Yakoyo" her restaurant’s name. She smiled and said: "It means come in and be filled." (...)

by Gibril Koroma | June 2008 | 2579 views