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  • 8 hours COVID-19: Churches, Schools to reopen – Akufo-Addo announces StarrFM
    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced that Churches and schools for final year students will resume in June as part of measures to ease the restrictions introduced to slow the spread of the deadly COVID-19. Effective June 5, 2020, Churches can reopen with a maximum of 100 people under effective social distancing rules. Churches […] ... more
  • 8 hours EC, NIA not covered under COVID-19 restrictions – Akufo-Addo StarrFM
    President Akufo-Addo has clarified that the Electoral Commission (EC) and the National Identification Authority (NIA) are not covered under the restrictions he imposed on institutions and Ghanaians in the wake of COVID-19. In an address to the nation on measures taken to combat the virus by government, the President said the EC and NIA are […] ... more
  • 8 hours COVID-19: 13 people severely ill as Ghana records 8,070 cases StarrFM
    Thirteen (13) people infected with the COVID-19 are severely ill with three in critical conditions and one on a ventilator, President Nana Akufo-Addo has announced. Ghana has so far recorded 8,070 cases with 2,947 recoveries and 36 deaths. Addressing the nation on Sunday, President Akufo-Addo said over 5000 people are so far responding to treatment […] ... more
  • 10 hours It’s naive to think you’ve unbridled power – House of Chiefs to EC StarrFM
    The National House of Chiefs has appealed to the Electoral Commission to ensure that no qualified Ghanaian is disenfranchised in the upcoming elections as it plans to create a new electoral roll for the polls. The traditional leaders in a statement said they are concerned about the growing tensions in the country over the register […] ... more
  • 11 hours E/R: Tafimador mothers recall their children from cities after getting borehole StarrFM
    Tafimador -Konkomba Kope is a farming community in Afadzato South District of the Volta Region. Residents in the community are migrant Konkomba farmers from Saboba in the Northern region of Ghana. They settled on the farmland in 1996. However, decades of chronic water challenges in the area have stressed these settlers with ripple debilitating effect […] ... more
  • 12 hours The case for a new voters’ register for the 2020 elections StarrFM
    Registering citizens to vote and compiling a voters register is a critical part of the electoral process, a basic foundation of our democratic system. It is therefore no surprise that the constitution mandates, and citizens expect an independent, objective, and impartial Commission to conduct transparent, free and fair elections. An election conducted on these terms informs the […] ... more
  • 15 hours SpaceX Nasa Mission: Astronaut capsule docks with space station StarrFM
    US astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken have docked with the International Space Station (ISS). Their Dragon capsule – supplied and operated by the private SpaceX company – edged them into port on the high-flying lab’s bow section. The men will have to wait for leak and pressure checks to be completed before they can […] ... more
  • 17 hours Prince Armah launches insurance scheme for Kwesimintsim polling station executives StarrFM
    Dr Prince Hamid Armah, the leading candidate in the 2020 New Patriotic Party parliamentary primaries in Kwesimintsim constituency has launched the Dr Armah Kwesimintsim Delegates’ Life Insurance Scheme. The purpose of the scheme is to provide insurance cover for polling station executives and electoral area coordinators in the constituency. In all, some361 polling station executives and eight […] ... more
  • 21 hours George Floyd death: US cities order curfews amid widespread clashes StarrFM
    Curfews have been ordered in cities across the US to try to stem unrest sparked by the death of a black man in police custody. Largely peaceful protests later turned violent in many areas, with cars and buildings set alight and riot police using tear gas and rubber bullets. President Donald Trump urged “healing” over […] ... more
  • 22 hours Koforidua: Police officer dies of COVID-19 StarrFM
    A Police Officer has died of coronavirus in Koforidua in the Eastern region. The deceased, a 55-year-old Chief Inspector with the Central Police Station in Koforidua died Friday, May 29,2020, after a short illness. He was on admission at the Eastern Regional Hospital in Koforidua for few days having visited the Police Clinic in Koforidua […] ... more
  • 22 hours COVID-19 cases now 7,881; another person dies as 2,841 recover StarrFM
    COVID-19 cases in Ghana have now moved to 7,881 after 113 more cases were recorded in less than 24-hours, according to latest figures released by the Ghana Health Service on Sunday. One more person has also died from the virus taking the death toll to 36. Meanwhile, 301 people who were infected with the virus […] ... more
  • 22 hours Nigeria: Outrage as female student raped in church dies StarrFM
    There is public outrage in Nigeria after a female student at the University of Benin died on Saturday after being raped inside a church. Local media reported that the victim, Vera Uwa Omozuwa was raped inside the Redeemed Christian Church of God building on Wednesday after she entered the church to read. Some men were […] ... more
  • 1 day Volta lake accident: 4 more bodies retrieved StarrFM
    Four more bodies have been retrieved from the Volta Lake in a Boat accident which occurred last Thursday. The four; two males and two females were retrieved Saturday bringing the total number of recovered bodies to five. Background About 25 passengers returning from Dzemeni to Agalakope met a violent storm on the lake which capsized […] ... more
  • 1 day 14 Western Togoland members arrested in Kpando StarrFM
    Military men from the 66 Artillery Regiment in Ho have arrested some 14 people suspected to be members of the Homeland Study Group Foundation in Kpando on Saturday, 30 May 2020. The suspects include 11 men and 3 women; one of whom is carrying a 2-year-old child. According to Major Jalali Deen Ibrahim, the 2nd […] ... more
  • 2 days Abura Tetsi chiefs and residents ‘ban’ MP, DCE over failure to provide water, durbar ground StarrFM
    Chiefs and youth of Abura Tetsi in the Abura Asebu Kwamankese constituency in the Central Region have declared the community a no go area for their DCE Aba Hagan and MP Elvis Morris Donkor for failing to provide them portable drinking water and a durbar ground. According to the residents, even though the community houses […] ... more
  • 2 days Takoradi: Mourners defy COVID-19 directives; gather in scores StarrFM
    Mourners at Amanful, a suburb of Takoradi in the Western Region on Saturday morning defied the President’s directive on social gathering as they were seen in their numbers at a funeral. When Empire News visited the funeral grounds, the mourners did not appear to be bothered by the directive that bars gatherings beyond 25 persons […] ... more
  • 2 days I’ve not been arrested – Philanthropist Hassan Zein StarrFM
    Renowned philanthropist Hassan Zein has described as lies a story which was published by an Accra-based newspaper that he has been arrested. Those behind the lies are seeking to cover a defilement case haunting them, adding that these persons have embarked upon a smear campaign against him in the past three years. His only fault is that […] ... more
  • 2 days COVID-19 cases now 7,768; another person dies as 2,540 recover StarrFM
    COVID-19 cases in Ghana have now hit 7,768 according to latest figures released by the Ghana Health Service on Saturday. One more person has also died from the virus taking the death toll to 35. Meanwhile, over 100 people have also recovered taking the total number of recoveries to 2,540. Ahafo region now remains the […] ... more
  • 2 days COVID-19: Don’t ease restrictions now – Segbefia to Akufo-Addo StarrFM
    A former Minister of Health and a member of the NDC Covid-19 Technical Response Team, Alex Segbefia has expressed worry over the imminent plans by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to ease the restrictions put in place by the government to limit the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. According to Mr Segbefia, though the country […] ... more
  • 2 days Voter’s register: We stand with Bernard Mornah – NDC StarrFM
    The opposition NDC has thrown its weight behind PNC chairman Bernard Monah over his comments which have caused him an invitation to the police CID. The leading member of the Inter-Party resistance against a new voters’ register (IPRAN) has been invited to the police CID for saying he would resist any attempt by the Jean […] ... more
  • 2 days Ghanaians stuck in Nigeria to pay $800 for flight home StarrFM
    Ghanaians stuck in Nigeria and seeking to come home are to pay $800 to be airlifted by government. This was disclosed in a statement by Ghana’s High Commission to Nigeria on Friday. President Akufo-Addo ordered the closure of Ghana’s borders after cases of COVID-19 were confirmed. The borders have remained shut for the past two […] ... more
  • 2 days Soldiers won’t be your oppression tool – Vanderpuije to govt StarrFM
    MP for Ododiodio Nii Lante Vanderpuije has warned  Deputy Defence minister Major Rtd. Derrick Oduro not to count on the military government intends oppressing Ghanaians ahead of the December polls. According to him, the military will not allow themselves to be used as a tool for oppression. Speaking to Starr News after a statement on […] ... more
  • 2 days JB Danquah outlines initiatives to develop Subin StarrFM
    Joseph Boakye Danquah, the foremost contender of Eugene Boakye Antwi has made known his intentions to drastically transform the economy of Subin constituency, a potential hot business catchment area in Kumasi if he is elected into power. According to JB Danquah, who is also the chairman for NPP Minnesota Chapter, USA, despite untapped opportunities in […] ... more
  • 2 days StanChart, mPharma partner to support widespread testing of Covid-19 in Ghana StarrFM
    Standard Chartered Bank and mPharma have presented the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine (KCCR) with a portable Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) equipment donated by the bank and diagnostic, extraction kits and tubes donated by the health logistics company. The donation is meant to assist in conducting widespread testing and detection of Covid-19 and […] ... more
  • 3 days Over 50 staff of Tullow Ghana test positive for COVID-19 StarrFM
    Panic has hit staff of Tullow Ghana after some contract workers reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. Starr News has gathered that the over 50 contract staff who have contracted the virus live on the contractor support vessel CSV Lancelot that connects directly with the FPSO Kwame Nkrumah. The cases were confirmed after testing was done […] ... more
  • 3 days One dead, seven missing as boat capsizes on Volta Lake StarrFM
    A 60-year-old woman has been confirmed dead, as seven other persons have gone missing after a boat capsized on the Volta Lake According to reports, the boat was sailing from Dzemeni to Agalakope in the Afram Plains North District of Eastern Region and capsized following a heavy rainstorm yesterday. Speaking to Agoo News Ebenezer Kojo […] ... more
  • 3 days ‘​’Lordship’​’​ of Landlords in Accra StarrFM
    Anytime, you raise concerns about house tenancy in Ghana, especially Accra, it appears all the buffers that should ordinarily support the ordinary person are dormant. Some Landlords are indeed preying on their innocent tenants, in a way that one cannot easily understand. Sad still, the laws that ought to be implemented, continue to stir us in the […] ... more
  • 3 days Be transparent about MPs COVID-19 infections – Mahama to Parliament StarrFM
    Former President John Mahama has called for transparency following the confusion over the state of COVID-19 infection in Parliament. In a statement, Mr Mahama said although it is good to offer hope to Ghanaians in the wake of the virus, it is crucial that people get to know the full extent of the disease. “Reports […] ... more
  • 3 days COVID-19 cases in Ghana now 7,616 with 9 more recoveries StarrFM
    Ghana has recorded over 300 more cases of COVID-19 increasing the country’s tally to 7,616 from 7303, according to latest figures released by the Ghana Health Service. The recoveries have also increased marginally to 2,421 from 2,412 while the death toll still stands at 34. The Greater Accra region continues to be the epicentre of […] ... more
  • 3 days Is Ghana’s fisheries on the verge of collapse? – Ohene Gyan writes StarrFM
    Ghana’s fisheries sector plays a significant role in the socio-economic development of the nation. However, fisheries stakeholders have raised an alarm that Ghana’s fisheries are on the verge of collapse. To assess the issue, Starnewsonlines western region correspondent Emmanuel Ohene Djan, interviewed stakeholders to understand the status of Ghana’s fisheries sector. In an interview with, […] ... more
  • 3 days Impact of COVID-19 on economy severe than other crisis – Terkper StarrFM
    A former Finance Minister under the erstwhile John Mahama administration has stated that the negative impact of COVID-19 on the Ghanaian economy is severer than the impact of the power crisis and the global financial crisis that had a direct impact on the economy. Mr Terkper’s comment comes after the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, on […] ... more
  • 3 days Student loan beneficiaries threaten demo over delayed payment StarrFM
    A group called the aggrieved students’ loan beneficiaries and concerned tertiary students, Ghana have threatened a demonstration over the non-payment of student loans from the Student Loan Trust Fund (SLTF). They described the non-payments of loans as the failure of the body not being able to accomplish their duty in support of students not to […] ... more
  • 3 days No court has ordered me to pay GHC1.5m tax liability – Obinim StarrFM
    Bishop Daniel Obinim has dismissed reports that he has been ordered by court to pay GHC1.5 million in tax liability. According to him, the Commercial High Court presided over by Justice Doreen Boakye-Agyei, did not order any such payment against him urging the public to dismiss the reports. The case against the popular preacher did […] ... more
  • 3 days COVID-19: Renault cuts 15,000 jobs StarrFM
    Renault is cutting 15,000 jobs worldwide as part of a €2bn (£1.8bn) cost-cutting plan after seeing sales plunge because of the virus pandemic. “This plan is essential,” said chief executive Clotilde Delbos, who announced cuts in production to focus on more profitable car models. Some 4,600 job cuts will be in France, and the firm […] ... more
  • 3 days Premier League to restart on 17 June StarrFM
    The Premier League is set to restart on 17 June with Aston Villa v Sheffield United and Manchester City v Arsenal, subject to government approval. A full round of fixtures would then be played on the weekend of 19-21 June. There are 92 matches still to play, and the first to take place will be […] ... more
  • 3 days E/R: Fishermen tie suspected thief and drown him in Volta lake StarrFM
    The Asesewa District Police Command in the Eastern Region have arrested two (2) out of six (6) fishermen for allegedly drowning a suspected fishing net thief in the Volta Lake. The suspects arrested are Teye Joseph, 43, and Kwaku Narh, 38. Other accomplices now on the run are Gatorgbor, Kennedy, Shortee and Kwasi Pepe. The […] ... more
  • 3 days Sogakope and Aflao hospitals receive PPE from Mahama StarrFM
    Former President and flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress, John Dramani Mahama has donated some Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the South Tongu and Ketu South District/Municipal hospitals in Sogakope and Aflao respectively, on Thursday 28 May 2020 in support of the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. Each of the two facilities received 2000 nose […] ... more
  • 3 days ‘I stand by my words’ – Defiant Mornah after CID invitation StarrFM
    PNC National Chairman Bernard Mornah has refused to back down on his alleged threats to resist plans by the Electoral Commission to create a new electoral roll for the December polls. The Police CID has invited the opposition politician over the alleged threats asking him to report to the CID boss on Tuesday, July 2, […] ... more
  • 3 days CID invites Mornah over alleged ‘threat’ to ‘resist’ new register StarrFM
    The Criminal Investigations Department of the Police Service has invited National chairman of the PNC Bernard Mornah over an alleged threat to resist attempts by the Electoral Commission to compile a new register for the December elections. A Police invitation sighted by Starrfm.com.gh asked Mr Mornah to report to the CID boss on Tuesday, June […] ... more
  • 3 days Akufo-Addo grants Pentecost, All Nations Universities Presidential Charters StarrFM
    President Akufo-Addo has granted Presidential Charters to the Pentecost University College and the All Nations University College, making them fully fledge Universities that will now be able to award their own degrees rather than through an affiliate University as all private Universities are required to do until they receive a charter. Addressing a brief presentation […] ... more
  • 4 days Asantehene names new Kotoko Board StarrFM
    Asantehene Otumfuor Osei Tutu II has named a new Board of Directors for Asante Kotoko. The new Board will be chaired by Kwame Kyei, Chairman of the Unity group of companies, the current executive chairman of the club. Other members of the Board are Jude Arthur – Board chairman GCB Bank as Vice Chairman, Kwadwo […] ... more
  • 4 days PC Appiah-Ofori kicks against new voters register StarrFM
    Outspoken New Patriotic Party (NPP) stalwart, Paul Collins Appiah-Ofori, has kicked against the relentless move by the Electoral Commission (EC) to compile a new voters’ register ahead of the 2020 elections. He rather suggested that the EC opened the electoral register for fresh voters to register, remove names of the dead and foreigners and update […] ... more
  • 4 days My Ghc3 plantain comment misconstrued – Afriyie-Akoto StarrFM
    The Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie-Akoto, has clarified that his comments about low prices of foodstuff in the markets were completely taken out of context. The minister a few weeks ago was roasted by the majority of Ghanaians for claiming at a press briefing that a bunch of plantain sells at 3 […] ... more
  • 4 days 93% of Uni Students want schools to reopen StarrFM
    A survey by the Centre for Social Science Research (CSSR) at the Kumasi Technical University has revealed that 93 per cent of final year university students want schools to reopen. President Akufo-Addo in March this year directed the shutdown of all schools including universities due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Several academics have called on the […] ... more
  • 4 days ROSATOM using Nuclear technology to help combat COVID-19 StarrFM
    The novel coronavirus crisis has led to a slowdown of the economic growth of countries across the world. According to the World Bank biannual Africa’s Pulse report, which discusses the macroeconomic outlook for sub-Saharan Africa, released in April 2020, economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa will decline from 2.4 percent in 2019 to between -2.1 percent and -5.1 […] ... more
  • 4 days Land border closures in Africa alien to AfCFTA objective – GIMPA Law lecturer warns StarrFM
    Law lecturer and Head of Public Law at the Faculty of Law of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Dr. Alex Ansong, has questioned the decision of some African countries to close their land boarders to fellow member States warning that the action will adversely affect the smooth implementation and sustenance of […] ... more
  • 4 days Court throws out Sam George’s suit against EC; 6k cost awarded against him StarrFM
    The Tema High Court presided over by Justice Eugene Nyante Nyadu, has struck out an application by Ningo-Prampram MP, Sam George, that sought to restrain the Electoral Commission from holding a scheduled workshop in the Ningo-Prampram constituency. The decision of the High Court was motivated by order 55, rule 6 (2 and 3) of the […] ... more
  • 4 days Security man who plotted assault on Akufo-Addo granted GHc100k bail StarrFM
    The Circuit Court in Accra presided over by His Honour Emmanuel Essandoh has granted bail in the sum of GHc100, 000 to a private security man, Bless Amedegbe, alias Don Dada Bless, 24, charged with assault on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. In addition to the bail sum, he is to produce two sureties, one […] ... more
  • 4 days UT bank case: Give your evidence to Amoabeng – Court orders AG StarrFM
    The Commercial Division of the Accra High Court has ordered the Attorney-General’s (A-G’s) Department to serve former Managing Director of UT Bank, Prince Kofi Amoabeng, and four others who are standing trial for the collapse of UT Bank with all the documents it intends to rely on for their trial. Justice Philip Bright Mensah , […] ... more
  • 4 days Newmont Ghana’s apprentices provide COVID-19 support to Ahafo health facilities StarrFM
    Trainees under Newmont Ghana Ahafo’s Apprenticeship Training Programme have donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) worth GHS 12,000 to four health facilities in the Asutifi North and Tano North Districts of the Ahafo region. The gesture is the group’s voluntary contribution to the Region’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Beneficiary health facilities included Kenyasi, Gyedu, Yamfo […] ... more
  • 4 days I’ll beat Assibey-Yeboah if elections were held today – Okyere Baafi StarrFM
    The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Free Zones Authority Michael Okyere Baafi says he will beat the incumbent member of Parliament for New Juaben South Mark Assibey-Yeboah at the polls if elections were held today. According to the aspiring member of parliament, his support for the constituency and the NPP over the years informs his confidence to […] ... more
  • 4 days Hundreds escape from virus quarantine in Malawi StarrFM
    About 400 people have escaped from a coronavirus quarantine centre in Malawi’s second-largest city, Blantyre, after complaining about its poor state. Local media has reported that the escapees were quarantined on arrival from South Africa and were yet to be tested for coronavirus. They had complained that the stadium, which was turned into a quarantine […] ... more
  • 4 days Covid-19: Five major markets closed down in Sekondi-Takoradi StarrFM
    Five major markets in the Sekondi-Takoradi metropolis of the Western Region after been closed down in order to control the spread of the novel coronavirus. The comes after the Ghana Health Service declared the area as the new hotspot for Covid-19 after it recorded 57 new cases. Per reports by Starr News Emmanuel Ohene-Gyan, these […] ... more
  • 4 days V/R: Aflao natives abroad support vulnerable affected by border closure StarrFM
    The Aflao Association of North America has supported some 500 head porters (Kayaye) and persons living with disability in Aflao with food items as the closure of the Ghana-Togo border continues to deprive many residents of their livelihoods. The donation, according to the donors, is to help the beneficiaries who have been taken out of […] ... more
  • 4 days V/R: Health Directorate calls for stakeholder support as region’s case count rises StarrFM
    The Volta Regional Deputy Director of Health in charge of Public Health, Dr. Kwesi Senanu Djokoto has called for stakeholder support in educating the public on the devastating effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and the need to adhere to the safety protocols to curb the spread of the disease. According to Dr. Djokoto, many residents […] ... more
  • 4 days Your job is to get Ghanaians to vote; not to exclude them – CODEO to EC StarrFM
    The Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) has appealed to the Electoral Commission to rethink their decision to exclude the existing voter’s ID card as proof of identity in the upcoming mass voter’s registration exercise. According to CODEO, the decision by the EC  is likely to disenfranchise many Ghanaians in the upcoming elections. It comes […] ... more
  • 4 days New voters’ registration can’t start in June – NDC StarrFM
    The main opposition NDC has maintained that the EC cannot compile a new voter’s register by the end of June as has been planned. According to the party, a full-scale exercise registration cannot be held before the December polls except the EC and government change the date for the elections. The NDC including other political […] ... more
  • 4 days NPP will lose more if NIA does mop-up exercise – Boadu StarrFM
    The General Secretary of the governing New Patriotic Party John Boadu says the party stands to lose if the National Identification Authority (NIA) is allowed to do a mop-up exercise. Speaking to the media on the sidelines of an Inter-Party Advisory Committee meeting held at the Electoral Commission on Wednesday, Mr Boadu said allowing the […] ... more
  • 4 days Coronavirus deaths in US top 100,000 StarrFM
    The US has passed 100,000 deaths in the coronavirus outbreak in less than four months. It has seen more fatalities than any other country, while its 1.69 million confirmed infections account for about 30% of the worldwide total. The first US infection was reported in Washington state on 21 January. Globally there have been 5.6 […] ... more
  • 4 days Ghana needs 30 radiation centres; 3 not enough – Medical Physicists StarrFM
    The Medical Society for Medical Physics has bemoaned the number of radiation centres in the country to treat patients with cancer. According to them, the country has only three of these centres which they say is woefully inadequate considering the number of patients that troop in. The Society also complained over the lack of job […] ... more
  • 4 days E/R: Man in military uniform arrested for robbery StarrFM
    A man in a military uniform claiming to be an employee with the Army has been arrested together with a driver over extortion and robbery in the Eastern Region. The suspects -Solomon Acquah, 25, – alleged Army Civilian Employee and Prince Obeng, a driver were arrested on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, around 4:00 pm by […] ... more
  • 4 days COVID-19 cases in Ghana rise to 7,303; recoveries now 2,412 StarrFM
    Ghana has recorded 186 new cases of COVID-19, taking the national tally to 7,303, according to the Ghana Health Service. The total number of people who have recovered from the disease continues to rise as 95 more people have fully recovered taking the total to 2,412. Meanwhile, the death toll still stands at 34. Accra […] ... more
  • 4 days Opinion: Who is a Ghanaian? StarrFM
    The Electoral Commission of Ghana is lacing its boots to commence mass voter registration in preparation towards the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections. As I write this piece, there is in the Parliament of Ghana a new constitutional instrument to amend some sections in the C.I . 91 that was used to register voters for […] ... more
  • 4 days IMANI Q&A: Vaccinating the nation against EC’s Propaganda StarrFM
    Policy Think Tank, IMANI Africa which has been at the forefront of the ongoing campaign to expose the agenda by the Electoral Commission has provided a quick reference facts on critical issues procurement and technical, that concerned Ghanaians must fight to prevent chos. IMANI in its publication reminds the public that the agenda was hatched […] ... more
  • 4 days EC to start compilation of new voters’ register in June StarrFM
    The Electoral Commission will begin the compilation of a new voters’ register in June 2020 ahead of the December polls. This was made known by the EC during Wednesday’s IPAC meeting which was boycotted by the country’s largest opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC). According to the EC, the new voter registration exercise is […] ... more
  • 4 days Trump threatens to shut down social media companies StarrFM
    President Trump has taken the extraordinary step of threatening to close down social media platforms. The threat came after Twitter added fact-check links to his tweets for the first time. The battle between the president and the social-media companies has been brewing for a time. But now it feels as though an all-out war is […] ... more
  • 5 days Man jailed 10yrs for defiling 15-year-old girl StarrFM
    The Circuit Court in Accra has sentenced one Frederick Laryea to 10 years in jail with hard labour for defiling a 15-year-old girl (name withheld) after pleading guilty to the offence. The court presided over by Her Honour Mrs Christina Cann, sentenced the accused person who is unemployed on his own plea after admitting to […] ... more
  • 5 days Tanzanian comedian in court after laughing at president StarrFM
    Tanzanian comedian Idris Sultan has appeared at a magistrate’s court this morning in the commercial capital, Dar es Salaam, eight days after he was arrested. Sultan was expected to be charged with cybercrimes offences, tampering with evidence and using a Sim card registered in someone else’s name, a police spokesperson told the BBC on Monday. […] ... more
  • 5 days My 2017 accident took me to the emergency room – Cookie Tee recounts StarrFM
    EIB Network’s radio and television personality, Shirley Tibilla, popularly known as Cookie Tee, has shared her life changing experience, detailing an accident she had in 2017 which has shaped her life till date. The host of ‘The Zone’ went into into the Emergency Room of the SSNIT Hospital, Osu on December 30, 2017 after sustaining […] ... more
  • 5 days COVID-19 is a Chance for Africa to have its own Marshall Plan — But not as we know It StarrFM
    After the nightmare of the Second World War, the economies of Western Europe were on their knees. And so, on 3rd April, 1948, the United States launched an economic recovery program unprecedented in its ambition. Over the next four years, the U.S. would extend a strong hand and lift these crippled nations out of the […] ... more
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