Nov 5th, 2012
It was an overwhelming outpouring of grief for a woman no one really knew. Hundreds of members of the Eritrean community crammed into St. Michael’s Eritrean Orthodox church, near Jane St. and St. Clair Ave. W., to pray for Nighisti Semret, who was brutally murdered in Cabbagetown last month as she wa...
Oct 26th, 2012
In the Cabbagetown alleyway once soaked with rain and stained with blood, mourners shed tears and whispered prayers in Tigrinya for the ghost they called Nicky. Few, if any, knew Nighisti Semret, the middle-aged Eritrean refugee so brutally, mysteriously, stabbed to death on her way home from work ea...