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By IndepthAfrica
In News
Sep 19th, 2013
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 By  Kay Adebogun I have been asked to write a short statement about the plight of 2 Nigerian Students in Regina, Saskatchewan facing deportation for working few weeks at Wall Mart without a valid work permit. Yes, they made honest mistake but deserve a second chance. One of the girls stopped working...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 29th, 2013
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  Some angry Nigerian citizens in Canada attacked the embassy in Ottawa, the capital city of Ontario over an unannounced closure and attempt to collect bribe from them. ozens of citizens who came from different part of Canada to renew their passports, apply for visas and new Nigerian passports were s...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 20th, 2013
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In September 1994, renowned Ethiopian scientist Melaku Worede was invited to give a talk to a packed house at the Addis Café on Wellington Street, owned and managed by his compatriot, Solomon Dawit. Worede was awarded the 1989 Right Livelihood Award (the alternative Nobel Prize) for bringing to light...
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In Eritrea
Mar 21st, 2013
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According to MoneySense magazine’s annual Best Places to Live in Canada rankings, the city of Calgary is now Canada’s top city. The ranking is based on hard data such as employment, housing prices, crime, weather and household income. Calgary jumped from 14th in last year’s list, du...
By IndepthAfrica
In Canada
Feb 28th, 2013
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OTTAWA — An internal Senate investigation has failed to turn up any questionable housing allowance claims beyond those previously unearthed by journalists. Independent forensic auditors are currently looking at the expenses of Conservative Sen. Mike Duffy, Liberal Mac Harb and Sen. Patrick Brazeau, w...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 21st, 2012
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Investigative reporter Michelle Sheppard’s excellent reporting into Somalia’s Al Shabab’s activities, revealing that many Canadians have joined the fight, is most troubling. I have to wonder if this is not yet another case of these foreign fighters simply wanting Canadian citizenship for its convenie...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 28th, 2012
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By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong Veteran Ghanaian journalist Elizabeth Ohene, of BBC fame, disclosure that out of 45 Ghanaian medical students surveyed 41 believe witchcraft is responsible for existential problems; once again, reveal the immense obstacles entangling the Ghanaian development process. Here the m...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 22nd, 2012
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TORONTO — The diplomat who represents one of Africa’s most authoritarian regimes said Friday his government would continue collecting what some call an “extortion tax” in Canada even though the Department of Foreign Affairs has demanded that it stop. “We have to tax our people, it is our right,” Seme...
By IndepthAfrica
In Canada
Aug 12th, 2012
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A single misplaced step cost Canada a bronze medal in one of the marquee events at the London Olympics. The Canadian team was disqualified from the final of the men’s 4×100-metre relay Saturday after thirdleg runner, Jared Connaughton of New Haven, P.E.I., stepped on the line. The scoreboa...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 11th, 2012
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With Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s 11-day tour, the United States is in the midst of sending a strong signal that it sees the economic potential of Africa. It’s a message that our own federal government would do well to emulate, lest Canadian businesses be left behind. Even the U.S. is late to...