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Canada News

Canada’s Brain Waste Problem – How Canada has overlooked immigrant doctors: Straight Talk with Robert Falconer.

OTTAWA, ON (April 30, 2020): Canada is fighting to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.  Yet we might be underutilizing an invaluable resource that could help us in this struggle: immigrant doctors. Around the world, countries are issuing reforms that allow for internationally-trained medical professionals to join the frontlines in containing COVID-19. Despite sitting on a reserve of […]

Economy Ghana News

The economic impact of coronavirus on Ghana’s economy

The Ministry of Finance has done a detailed study on the expected impact of the COVID 19 outbreak on Ghana’s economy and government’s finances. While government is working out modalities to minimize the negative impacts, some of them are simply inevitable. To prepare Ghanaians against them, we produce relevant portions of the Finance Minister’s assessment […]

Canada National News

How Canadian Faith Communities Are Responding To The Coronavirus Pandemic

Faith communities play an important role in people’s daily lives. According to the Pew Research Center, 63 per cent of Canadians identify with a religious faith while at least 55 per cent of Canadians report that religion is at least somewhat important in their personal lives. Recent media articles have highlighted how religious leaders are connecting with their community […]

International News

Global Tourism Industry May Shrink By More Than 50 Percent Due To The Pandemic

By Faizan Ali and Cihan CobanogluGuest Contributors Due to the coronavirus, people around the world have canceled their travel plans. Governments and health officials have warned the public to avoid boarding cruise ships and long flights. Major events like conferences, trade shows and the Olympics have been canceled or postponed. As a result, many businesses in the travel and tourism industry are likely to […]

Ghana International News Technology

Facebook to connect Ghana to high speed internet in $1bn project

Ghana has been selected among several other African countries to benefit from Facebook’s plan to build a 23,000mile-long cable to bring high-speed internet to the 1.3 billion people living on the continent. The project, dubbed 2Africa, is expected to be completed in 2024. When completed, it will more than triple the total network capacity in […]

African News Ghana International News

GHANA ELECTED TO SERVE ON WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION EXECUTIVE BOARD

The Minister for Health, Hon. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu has been elected to serve on the Executive Board of the World Health Organisation (WHO).The 34-member Executive Board is composed of technically qualified members who were elected to serve a three-year term. The main functions of the Board were to implement the decisions and policies of the Health […]