Canadian PM visits indigenous community after snubbing earlier invitation
20 October 2021 | 11:10 am
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the indigenous community of Kamloops where the remains of 215 children were found in May at a former residential school, apologizing for not coming sooner. The visit followed strong criticisms directed at Trudeau for ignoring an earlier invitation to the community on the first national day of truth and reconciliation on September 30, and instead going on a family vacation.
1 May 2021
You might not expect to feel close to nature travelling on a train through London but just a few steps from the platform at Brondesbury Park station an Energy Garden is thriving, creating a microcosm of biodiversity hiding in plain sight.
28 Apr 2021
A San Francisco paper store is displaying thousands of origami hearts with positive messages, to show support for the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community in the city after a wave of anti-Asian attacks. Linda Mihara, an origami artist and owner of the paper store "Paper Tree", says she has received over 4,000 origami hearts, which she displays in her store's window. "I wanted to do something that would counter the hate," she says. "And so, the best way to counter the hate is with love."
1 May 2021
In this Special report, TVC News Correspondent samples the opinions of Igangan residents and indigenes on the state of security three months after the mayhem unleashed by the armed herdsmen.
27 Apr 2021
Residents of Owerri, the capital and its environs are now living every minute with uncertainty. They want government to rise to the challenge of preventing violent attacks that have become so frequent in the state.
6 May 2021
Residents in Benue State have called on the international community to beam its focus on the state to unravel and prevent further attacks by militia groups.
10 May 2021
Albino community has asked the federal government to establish Agency For Albinism And Hypo-Pigmentation.
15 May 2021
In this report, organisers of the grassroots football are confident that football will unite Ajegunle community.
12 May 2021
As the agitation for Ogoniland cleanup continues, a fresh oil spill has occurred in Egbebiri community in Bayelsa state.
21 May 2021
Natives of Solomon Zion community in Agege have called for remediation over Bayelsa Deep Seaport.
9 Jun 2021
The Federal Government says it would restore Twitter operations in Nigeria if the platform would be used responsibly by the citizens.
12 Jul 2021
Over one hundred houses have been submerged by an early downpour in Taraba State However, about 40 people who couldn't swim were rescued today during early morning downpour. Also, property worth several millions of Naira were destroyed by the disaster.
23 Jul 2021
Iran is home to a colourful array of ethnicities: Persians, Arabs, Azeris, Kurds, Baluchis, Lurs and a group that's less talked about: the Black African community. While we have no verified figures, according to some reports, there are more than tens of thousands of Black Iranians living in a number of cities. To talk more about the Iranian-African community both in and out of the country, we speak to Priscillia Kounkou Hoveyda, one of the founders of the Collective for Black Iranians.
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As the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha approaches, crowds gather in a narrow street to watch a once-a-year spectacle in a neighbourhood of Pakistan’s commercial capital Karachi. Every year, plump and polished cattle are lowered 12 metres (40 feet) by crane from Syed Ejaz Ahmad's rooftop barn in the city's Nazimabad neighbourhood ahead of the three-day sacrificial festival, which kicks off on July 10 this year.
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Several places were hit with about a month's rain over the weekend, causing dams to overflow and waterways to break their banks. Roughly 30,000 people have been told to either leave their homes or prepare to do so.
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Silvina Batakis comes in at a time when the Argentine economy is in full-blown crisis mode, with inflation above 60%, a high fiscal deficit and fears rising about debt defaults.
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The country's main opposition party has led protests against a proposal to integrate Bulgarian minority rights. Such a move would be necessary to continue EU accession talks.
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On February 24, the first day of Russia's war in Ukraine, Moscow's troops took over Chernobyl, the scene of the world's worst ever nuclear accident. Following a 35-day occupation, Ukraine regained control of the defunct plant but workers have had a hard time returning it to regular functioning. Employees were forced to rebuild IT systems from scratch after specialist equipment and software was ransacked by Russian soldiers. Chernobyl remains a highly volatile site, with hundreds of tonnes of radioactive material still sitting under a protective cover.