I was caught up in Canada’s harsh and unscientific African travel ban: Opinion

I was caught up in Canada's harsh and unscientific African travel ban: Opinion

Badriyya Yusuf, Queen’s University, Ontario Few people would think of airports as arenas of power games between nations. But the reality is that airlines and border officials are often a country’s first line of defense. Airports can be where foreign policy decisions are subjected to experimentation and where, according to Kenyan political analyst Nanjala Nyabola, … Read more

I was caught up in Canada’s harsh and unscientific African travel ban

I was caught up in Canada's harsh and unscientific African travel ban

A researcher from the Africa Health Research Institute in Durban, South Africa, will be working on the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus in December 2021. African countries were punished by Canada’s entry ban, even though they discovered the Omicron variant through complex sequencing work when Western nations failed to do so. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay) … Read more

I was caught up in Canada’s harsh and unscientific African travel ban

I was caught up in Canada's strict and unscientific travel ban in Africa

Few people would think of airports as arenas of power games between nations. But the reality is that airlines and border officials are often a country’s first line of defense. Airports can be where foreign policy decisions are subjected to experimentation and where, according to Kenyan political analyst Nanjala Nyabola, “the reality of privilege and … Read more

I was caught up in Canada’s strict and unscientific travel ban in Africa

I was caught up in Canada's strict and unscientific travel ban in Africa

Few people would think of airports as arenas of power games between nations. But the reality is that airlines and border officials are often a country’s first line of defense. Airports can be where foreign policy decisions are subjected to experimentation and where, according to Kenyan political analyst Nanjala Nyabola, “the reality of privilege and … Read more