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Injured Workers Fight for Compensation

Injured Workers Fight for Compensation

In Ontario, a group of injured migrant farmworkers is demanding action from the Workplace and Safety Insurance Board (WSIB). One of them claimed migrant workers die every year because the conditions are difficult. He further said after getting injured, a worker has to fight to get treatment. CTVNEWS reports that in an open letter, the […]

Cholera: UN Supports Government in Haiti

Cholera: UN Supports Government in Haiti

The United Nations Organization (UNO) is supporting the government in Haiti to quell an outbreak of cholera. This is as a result of the confirmation of a positive case around the capital, Port-au-Prince. The case was identified using a surveillance mechanism. The cholera surveillance mechanism was established by the Haitian government and it was supported […]

Migrants Face Uncertainty in Italy

Migrants Face Uncertainty in Italy

As Giorgia Meloni becomes the first female in Italian history to become prime minister, migrants are now faced with uncertainty. abcNEWS reports that the leader of Fratelli d’Italia (Brothers of Italy) whose election will further push Italy to the far right for the first time since the reign of Benito Mussolini. Her party, The Brothers […]

4 Bodies Retrieved by Spanish Authorities

4 Bodies Retrieved by Spanish Authorities

The bodies of four people were on Sunday picked up by Spain’s marine rescue service. The bodies were picked from a rubber dinghy that was adrift in waters 9ff northwest Africa. Toronto Star reports the migrant boat was believed to be carrying over 30 people. A merchant ship was said to have rescued one person […]

Lebanon Shipwreck Calamity Increases

Lebanon Shipwreck Calamity Increases

Seventeen more bodies were recovered in the shipwreck which occurred after a boat carrying migrants from Lebanon sank off Syria’s coast. The AFP, quoting the Syrian state television, reports that the death toll is now 94. Mr Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNCHR), described the shipwreck as a “heart-wrenching tragedy”. Meanwhile, […]

German Population Increases

German Population Increases

Due to the influx of Ukrainian refugees, the population of Germany has is now at an all-time high of over 84 million. According to AFP, this was announced by the German Federal Statistical Office on Tuesday. The Office was quoted as revealing that as at the end of June, the country’s population increased by 82,000 […]

Czechoslovakia to Renew Border Checks

Czechoslovakia to Renew Border Checks

Due to the incursion of migrants from Slovakia into Czechoslovakia, the Chzech government has decided renew checks at its border with both countries. According to AFP, the new measure becomes effective on Thursday at 27 border countries between the two countries. People will be banned from crossing the border at any other place apart from […]

Ghana’s President booed!

Ghana’s President booed!

Ghanaian President, Nana Addo Akufo-Addo received the shock of his life when he was booed by his countrymen. He had mounted the stage to address the Global Citizen Festival hosted by Ghana when disenchanted Ghanaians started booing him. Many in the crowd wanted him to leave the stage. Many Ghanaians are not happy with the […]

The Russo-Ukrainian War : A Focus (Part 1)

The Russo-Ukrainian War : A Focus (Part 1)

The Russo-Ukrainian War began in 2014 and it resulted in tens of thousands of deaths on both sides. The war has its roots in the “Revolution of Dignity” or the “Ukrainian Revolution” which resulted in the ousting of the then Ukrainian president, Victor Yanukovych, the overthrow of the Ukrainian government and the start of hostilities […]

Migrants Die as Boat Sinks

Migrants Die as Boat Sinks

The Syrian government has announced that up to 34 migrants died after a boat carrying them from Lebanon sank off Syria’s coast. It, however, added that there were 20 survivors who were being treated in a hospital in Tartous. AlJazeera reports that survivors were quoted as saying the boat left from the region of Minyeh […]

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