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UN chief deplores lack of civilian protection in armed conflict

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday deplored the lack of civilian protection in armed conflict and the erosion of respect for international humanitarian law. “While the normative framework (for civilian protection) has been strengthened, compliance has deteriorated,” he told a Security Council open debate on the protection of civilians in armed conflict. Grave human suffering is still being caused […]

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Church leaders must ensure security on church premises – Opuni-Frimpong

The current threats and attacks on some churches, especially in neighbouring Burkina Faso, is a wakeup call to church leaders in Ghana to ensure tight security at their places of worship. Rev. Dr Kwabena Opuni-Frimpong, a lecturer at the Department of Religious Studies, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), said the safety of church […]

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Canada put ‘in a tough spot’ by Trump’s shifting rationale for Huawei ban: Heyman

The decision by President Donald Trump to bar American companies from doing business with Huawei is leaving the country’s allies caught between a rock and a hard place as the president’s rationale for the ban shifts, according to a former U.S. ambassador to Canada. In an interview with the West Block’s Mercedes Stephenson, Bruce Heyman […]

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Ghana’s Flag lifted high at Queen’s Park in celebration of its 62nd Birthday

[smartslider3 slider=4] Ghanaians living in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) converged in their numbers at Queen’s Park, the Provincial Legislature of Ontario, to witness the raising of Ghana’s flag. It was hoisted on Friday, 8th March 2019 in celebration of Ghana’s 62nd Independence Anniversary. The event was hosted by the Consulate General of Ghana in […]

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New Air Passenger Rights For Canadians: Here Are The Basics

The federal government’s new rules lay out compensation for delays, over-bookings and lost luggage, among other things. OTTAWA — The federal government unveiled new regulations for air travel Friday, requiring compensation for passengers suffering from flight delays, tarmac delays, trip cancellations and other headaches. The passenger-rights rules apply to all flights to, from and within […]

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Ghanaian-Canadian Association of Ontario (GCAO) participate in City of Toronto’s 1st Annual Spring Cleanup Initiative

The Ghanaian-Canadian Association of Ontario (GCAO) in collaboration with the City of Toronto on Saturday 4th May organized its 1st annual Spring Cleaning Initiative. The cleanup took place at the Chalk Farm Park, 2230 Jane Street, North York.The participants were not put off by the unfavorable weather that day, but converged in their numbers to […]