Montreal News

Still no Muslim cemetery in Quebec two years after mosque attack

Either their remains were repatriated to their birth country -- the six killed in the 2017 mosque shooting had emigrated to Canada -- or they were buried at a Muslim cemetery in Montreal, about 250 kilometres from Quebec City.

EWN , South Africa Feb 6, 2019

Uganda Airlines’ pilots starts training

The first set of eight pilots are reported to have been training facility in France while another group has been sent at the manufacturer’s site at Mirabel just outside Montreal, according to 256businessnews .com Uganda Airlines will be receiving four Bombardier CRJ-900 series that will form the core of its regional fleet.

The Independent , Uganda Feb 4, 2019

Nu Kigali: Rwanda’s underground music

Nicole Musoni Nicole Musoni is a singer-songwriter based in Montreal, Canada whose genre is a mix of soul, R&B, hip hop and experimental electronic music.

The East African , Kenya Feb 2, 2019

Entebbe UN base to stay but 350 jobs at stake

Proposals In the new report, Mr Guterres proposed Montreal (Canada) in place of Mexico City, and Shenzhen (China), alongside Nairobi and Budapest.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 30, 2019

History of 5000m - featuring Cheruiyot, Kipchoge and

Finn Lasse Virén made history as the first man to ever retain the Olympic 5,000m title when he won at 1972 Munich Games and 1976 Montreal, a feat that Somali-born Mo Farah of Britain equalled with victory in 2012 London and 2016 Rio.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 30, 2019

History of 1500m - featuring Kip Keino, Kiprop and Chepng’etich

Photo/REUTERS Then Faith Chepng’etich would reclaim the title for Kenya at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, where the only woman to have defended her title is Soviet Union’s (Russia) Tatyana Kazankina with victories at 1976 Montreal and 1980 Moscow.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 24, 2019

From one legend to another: Kip Keino bails out Henry Rono

But while Keino’s stellar career was crowned by two Olympic gold medals - in the 1,500 metres in 1968 (Mexico) and steeplechase four years later (Munich) - Kenya’s geopolitically-instigated Olympic boycotts of the 1976 (Montreal) and 1980 (Moscow) Games meant that Rono, in his prime, could not climb the Olympic podium.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 23, 2019

Snow go: Canadian winter festival cancelled because of snow

A traditional winter festival in the Canadian city of Montreal was cancelled on Sunday – because of a snowstorm.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 22, 2019

Canada asks China clemency for convicted drug trafficker

Montreal - Canada urged Beijing on Tuesday to grant clemency to a Canadian sentenced to death for drug trafficking, after his sentence reignited a diplomatic dispute that began last month.

EWN , South Africa Jan 15, 2019

Saudi teen granted asylum in Canada vows to fight for women's rights

(Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP) Montreal - Saudi teenager Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, who was granted asylum in Canada after fleeing from her allegedly abusive family, pledged on Tuesday to fight for the freedom of other less fortunate women in a public statement to the media in Toronto.

IOL , South Africa Jan 15, 2019