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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, […]

Canada National News

Coronavirus: Canada-U.S. border shutdown extended to July 21

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the coronavirus border shutdown between Canada and the United States is being extended again, this time until July 21. The 30-day extension comes as U.S. case numbers climb above two million and several states report surges in new cases amid a patchwork response between the federal and state governments there. “I can now confirm that Canada and the […]

Ghana Health & Wellness National News

Ghana’s Minister for Health tests positive for Coronavirus

The Minister for Health, Kwaku Agyeman Manu is recovering in hospital after testing positive for COVID-19. Information available to Citi News indicates that the Minister has been receiving treatment at the University of Ghana Medical Centre in Accra over the past week. Multiple sources in the medical team at the hospital who confirmed the information to Citi News say […]

Canada Ghana News

GHANALINX MEDIA GROUP DONATES COVID-19 RELIEF FUNDSTO GHANA UNION

By: Gabe Odartei, Toronto, ON June 8th 2020: Ghanalinx Media Group, a multifaceted media enterprise based in Toronto Canada organized a historic virtual fundraiser concert to raise money online to support covid-19 relief efforts in the Greater Toronto Area.  The virtual concert was organized with the aim to raise funds for the Ghanaian Canadian Association of Ontario […]

Community Ghana News

Government allows Churches in Ghana to open with strict safety conditions

Hon. Kofi Dzamezi, Minister of Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs The Government of Ghana has directed that Churches and Mosques in Ghana could open for worship and services starting from Friday June 5th, 2020 for Muslims, Saturday June 6th for Seventh-day Adventists, and Sunday June 7th, 2020 for other Christian denominations. The directive was given by […]