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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...
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Apr 10th, 2013
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After being allegedly sexually assaulted at the age of 15 by four boys and subsequently bullied, 17-year-old Rehtaeh Parsons committed suicide last week. Leah Parsons says her daughter was never the same after the night four boys sexually assaulted her. And when one of the boys circulated a cellphone...
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Apr 5th, 2013
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A third Canadian believed to be connected to January’s hostage-taking in Algeria is in a North African jail, and police are leaving open the possibility another Canadian may be among the remains of Al Qaeda-affiliated terrorists who died during a military assault. Mark Spowart / THE CANADIAN PRESS Al...
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Feb 12th, 2013
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KIGALI — Rwandan ex-politician Leon Mugesera, who is on trial for incitement to genocide, on Tuesday questioned the authenticity of a recording in which he allegedly described Tutsis as “cockroaches”. The audio, which is the prosecution’s only evidence against him, is of a 1992 spee...
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Feb 2nd, 2013
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By Allison Martell and Teresa Carson REUTERS Squamish Elder Eugene Harry blesses photos of women missing from Vancouver’s downtown eastside, prior to the start of a commission of inquiry into their disappearance, many of them victims of serial killer Robert Pickton, in Vancouver, British Columb...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 17th, 2012
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With tears in her eyes, a Toronto mother spent time Monday morning thanking those who helped reunite her with her two children, who had allegedly been abducted by family members in Zimbabwe. “Thank you very much for everything, you made it possible for me to be with my children for Christmas,” said a...
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Oct 6th, 2012
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Many Eritreans who have taken refuge in Canada have complained for years that the Eritrean government has continued to try and force them to contribute to the government funds through its 2 percent ‘Diaspora tax’ and a national defence levy to the government in Asmara in addition to any taxes paid in...
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In East Africa
Sep 22nd, 2012
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The government of Eritrea has agreed to stop collecting a controversial “diaspora tax” at its consulate in Toronto after the Department of Foreign Affairs threatened to send home the repressive African regime’s only diplomat in Canada. The consulate had been soliciting a 2% income tax and mandatory “...
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Jul 24th, 2012
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TORONTO — One of Africa’s most repressive dictatorships, Eritrea, has been collecting money to bankroll its military through its consulate in Toronto, according to a United Nations report obtained by the National Post. The report said the fundraising scheme “arguably” violated a UN arms embargo on Er...
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Jul 24th, 2012
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An African dictatorship whose consulate in Toronto has allegedly been using coercion to collect “taxes” to finance its military has been told by Canada that its actions “could be criminal,” according to a diplomatic letter obtained by the National Post. John Baird, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, se...