France-Canada: The quest for recognition of the hidden children of the French colonies
In the time of French colonial Africa, children born to white settlers and to mothers who, at the time, were described as "indigenous" were often disowned by their French fathers and taken away from their maternal families to be forcibly placed in orphanages. Fifty years after African independence, many of them are asking for some form of recognition and are demanding French nationality.
Nigerian High Commission closes Embassy in Canada, MTN appoints new group CEO and more
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China suspends Hong Kong treaties with UK, Canada, Australia
The territory's extradition treaties with Canada, Australia and the UK have been halted by China. The three countries suspended their treaties with Hong Kong after Beijing introduced a controversial new security law.
Edo 2020: Obaseki obtains new NYSC certificate, Lagos schools to resume August 3 and more
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Covid-19 in Canada: Quebec's immigrant 'guardian angels' hope for formal status
In Canada's Quebec region, many people answered the provincial government's call to work in the understaffed health sector during the Covid-19 crisis. But these "guardian angels", who make regular visits to retirement homes or isolated elderly people, are often female asylum seekers or refugees. Exposed to the virus, they risk their own health and due to a lack of working papers, they don't have health insurance cards. NGOs are now demanding that Canada recognise their sacrifice and regularise their status. Our Montréal correspondents report.
Global COVID-19 cases over 2.8million as Africa records 9,106 recoveries, Fear grips Kano metropolis
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Why Canada will remain an attractive country for Nigerians
The UK and the US have for long been the top two destinations for Nigerians seeking greener pastures. But now, it appears Canada is becoming the new attraction for many Nigerians. And the brain drain may continue if Nigerians keep feeling they have a better chance at living their dreams outside Nigeria.
Canada approves contentious expansion of crude oil pipeline
Canada has once again approved a contentious pipeline expansion that would allow the nation to diversify oil markets. The new pipeline has drawn criticism from environmental groups who fear spills.
Masai Ujiri's Raptors win Canada's first NBA championship
The Toronto Raptors delivered Canada its first NBA title with a 114-110 victory over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors on Thursday that set off a country-wide celebration.