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How Ghanaian-Canadians’ push for a Toronto community centre fell victim to COVID-19

Just south of where Finch Avenue West meets Weston Road sits a large beige building at the end of an industrial road. Its windows are dusty, the brick veneer is discoloured, and you can easily tell it’s more than 60 years old. Despite its imperfections, it is the perfect home for a new community hub, according to […]

Ghana News

Armed men storm Nigerian High Commission in Ghana, demolish uncompleted apartments

Armed men have stormed the Nigerian High Commissioner’ residence in Accra, Ghana with bulldozers demolishing a block of uncompleted apartments on the property on Friday night. The building was being constructed to house staff and visiting diplomats to the High Commission. JoyNews editor, Fred Smith who was at the scene said the men threatened to […]

Culture News World

What Is Juneteenth?

Juneteenth commemorates the effective end of slavery in the United States. Juneteenth (short for “June Nineteenth”) marks the day when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1865 to take control of the state and ensure that all enslaved people be freed. The troops’ arrival came a full two and a half years after the signing of the Emancipation […]

Canada News Technology

Elon Musk’s company SpaceX applies to offer high-speed internet service to Canadians

Elon Musk’s SpaceX has applied to offer high-speed internet to Canadians living in remote areas by beaming it to them via satellites. The Globe and Mail newspaper first reported that space exploration company SpaceX applied with Canada’s telecom regulator, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), for what’s known as a Basic International Telecommunications Services, or BITS, […]