The Canadian Border Services Agency points out that there are many legitimate reasons why Americans -- and other foreigners -- may be travelling to Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Sophia Harris/CBC)
Canada News

Why millions of travelers have entered Canada despite COVID-19 travel restrictions

Since Canada imposed COVID-19 travel restrictions in late March, more than four million people have entered the country.  While that’s far fewer than normal, sightings of U.S. licence plates or international flights landing have still been sparking concerns that foreigners have found ways to sneak in. In Alberta — home of tourist hotspot, Banff — RCMP reported that between […]

Ghana News

Mandatory $150 coronavirus test fee violation of International health regulations – BPS

The Bureau of Public Safety (BPS) writes to draw your attention to a direct contravention of the World Health Organization’s International Health Regulations (IHR) by the Government of Ghana requiring your immediate attention. Following the lifting of the ban on air travel by the Government of Ghana on 1st September, 2020, the Ministry of Health, […]

Ghana News

Prof. Opoku-Agyemang’s clean and clear message will impact significantly on how decent politics should be done in Ghana- AFCSOs

The Alliance of Feminine Civil Society Organisations (AFCSOs) have lauded former President John D. Mahama’s running mate, Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang for her decent and decorous politics on her campaign trail. According to them, her clean and clear message will impact significantly how politics should be done in the country. They said, “Her message so […]

International News

Trump’s bid to end Obama-era immigration policy ruled unlawful

The US Supreme Court has ruled against President Donald Trump’s bid to end a major programme that protects young immigrants from deportation. The justices upheld lower court rulings that found his move to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (Daca) was “unlawful”. It protects “Dreamers”, about 650,000 young people who entered the US without documents […]

Ghana Health & Wellness News

7,000 health personnel deployed for voter registration exercise – EC Boss

The Electoral Commission (EC) says some 7,000 health personnel will be deployed at the various centres during the voter registration exercise.7,000 health personnel deployed for voter registration exercise – EC Boss EC Chairperson Jean Mensa said the health personnel take charge of ensuring that the necessary COVID-19 safety protocols are adhered to by all registrants. Speaking at […]

Ghana News

For a country that lacks discipline, lifting lockdown puts Ghana at mercy of COVID-19

A lack of discipline by some Ghanaians could send the country two steps back in its fight against the novel Coronavirus… For a country that lacks discipline, lifting lockdown puts Ghana at mercy of COVID-19 No sooner had President Akufo-Addo announced the lifting of the partial lockdown, than he realised the far-reaching consequences of the decision. […]