Aerospace Africa 

Ghana Reopens International Airport Today

Ghana reopens its international airport Today Tuesday but with new regulations in place to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Kotoka International Airport, located outside the capital Accra, was closed in March along with other border points in a bid to contain the virus in the west African country. “I am glad to announce that Kotoka International Airport will reopen and resume operations from Tuesday, 1st September 2020,” President Nana Akufo-Addo said in a nationwide broadcast late Sunday. He said land borders would remain closed. New safety measures have been…

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Africa Covid19 

Travellers to Ghana to pay $150 as Covid-19 testing fee

Government says all travellers coming to Ghana by air are supposed to pay $150 (¢868) for Covid-19 testing fee. The revelation follows the reopening of the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) to international passenger traffic after five months of closure. The mandatory testing, which is to be conducted for all passengers coming into the country forms part of directives outlined by the Ministry of Aviation and Health to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus and ensure that the deadly disease is not imported into the country. Speaking during a press…

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