Nov 19th, 2012
President Goodluck Jonathan said on Sunday that the Federal Government was not holding discussions with the Boko Haram sect. Jonathan made the statement in a Presidential Media Chat, stressing that government would never engage in dialogue with faceless people. He acknowledged that there was a media ...
Sep 24th, 2012
The moment Liliane arrived in Toronto from Uganda as a live-in caregiver, her boss seized her work permit and passport. For two years of work, she was only paid a total of $2,100. Senthil Thevar was promised $15 an hour by a recruiter in India to work as a chef in a Toronto restaurant. Instead, [&hel...
Jun 25th, 2012
Winnipeg police have made an arrest in the deaths of three women reported missing within the last year. Shawn Cameron Lamb, 52, has been charged with three counts of second-degree murder in connection to the deaths of Carolyn Sinclair, 25, Tanya Jane Nepinak, 31, and Lorna Blacksmith, 18. Police Chie...
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Jan 25th, 2012
34-year-old woman’s death late Monday night has left members of Winnipeg’s Eritrean community stunned. Emergency officials rushed to a suite at Palmer House, at 372 Assiniboine Ave., at about 10:10 p.m., Monday after an assault was reported. The woman was taken by ambulance in critical co...
Jan 7th, 2012
The demonstration in front of the Free Press building last month was one of many around the world organized by the Eritrean government, say members of the community who’ve remained quiet until now. “That demonstration was not isolated,” said Ghirmay Yeibio, president of the Communit...