With a successful re-election under wraps, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to visit Addis Ababa. This would be a belated visit having been paused when the Prime Minister became embroiled in a political crisis at home that ultimately reduced his majority status to that of a minority.
A video footage from the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, depicting a desperate man calling for help and identifying himself as an Ethiopian, who had gone to the war-torn city of Deir el-Zour to fight for ISIS, has surfaced this week.
Canada’s Justin Trudeau has cancelled his long-planned trip to Ethiopia, The Reporter has learned from sources within Global Affairs of Canada, in Ottawa. This comes as 23rd Prime Minister is facing a slew of substantial allegations at home over political meddling inthe case of a major Canadian engineering company with connections to Ethiopia.
The first edition of the Paris Peace Forum ended on a high note, with an array of world-leaders, Nobel Peace Prize winning activists, heads of important and vital institutions and delegates from dozens of countries attending and addressing the gathering and help find practical solutions to the world’s leading problems.
Scores of people attempting to attain a Canadian visa are in limbo as the Canadian visa application center’s system in Ethiopia, operated by VFS Global in partnership with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Ethiopia, has stopped working for over a week compromising their chances of getting a visa.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) will not be addressing the gathering of thousands at the North American Soccer Federation to be held in Dallas, Texas this July after all. The Federation made its decision “after days of deliberation”. This was made despite having the Federation appeal to its members through social media and getting an overwhelming support (65 percent) for the right of the PM to address the gathering.
Amaresh Tesfamariam, an Ethiopian born Canadian citizen, is emerging as one of a dozen victims of Canada’s deadliest vehicle ramming attack at the intersection of the busy Yonge and Finch intersection.