Somali-Canadian

By IndepthAfrica
In Canada
Nov 25th, 2012
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By Jayme Poisson At the end of a day spent talking about some of the most intractable issues in this city, Laurel Broten, the province’s education and now newly minted children and youth minister, gave this message to Toronto’s Somali community: “Today is just the beginning.” The remarks came at the ...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Apr 10th, 2011
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TORONTO — About 20 Canadians have travelled to Somalia to join Al-Shabab, a federal official said two weeks after a Toronto man was arrested as he was allegedly leaving to enlist in the al-Qaeda-linked terrorist group. As many as three of the Canadians may have been killed so far, the official added,...
By benim
In East Africa
Apr 4th, 2011
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One of the two Somali-Canadian women believed to have been lured from Toronto by the Al Shabaab is the niece of the prime minister of Somalia, sources say, and efforts are being made at the highest level in that country to get her out of the “clutches” of the outlawed terrorist group. “I can’t talk [...