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  • 2 hours 2019 AFCON champs Algeria return to hero’s welcome StarrFM
    Africa Cup of Nations champions Algeria arrived home yesterday to a hero’s welcome from a huge crowd of joyful supporters and a “water salute” for their plane at Algiers airport. “One, two, three, viva Algeria!” tens of thousands of flag-waving fans lining the road from the airport chanted as the players went on a victory […] ... more
  • 9 hours Mid-year budget will raise more revenues to complete govt’s agenda –  Oppong Nkrumah StarrFM
    Government says the mid-year budget review which will be delivered by the Finance Minister on July 29th, will among other things focus on augmenting government revenues to fund the outstanding coordinated programs of social and economic policies. The constitution requires every administration to prepare a coordinated program of social and economic policies with which it […] ... more
  • 11 hours Akufo-Addo tours Western, Central Regions from Tuesday StarrFM
    President Akufo-Addo will on Tuesday 23rd July resume his national tours this time visiting the Central and Western Regions. The President’s tours give him an opportunity to interact with citizens, stakeholders and opinion leaders, inspect ongoing development projects as well as cut sod for new projects to commence. Minister for Information Kojo Oppong Nkrumah at […] ... more
  • 12 hours National Service Personnel launch 10th anniversary in Ho StarrFM
    The National Service Personnel Association (NASPA) on Friday, July 19 launched their 10th-anniversary celebration on the theme, ‘Rearing for food and jobs; the role of National Service Personnel’. After a successful musical walk on the principal streets of Ho to climax this year’s celebration, various heads of department and government appointees gathered to commemorate and […] ... more
  • 12 hours DVLA to roll out new regulations for Uber, Taxify StarrFM
    The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) will soon begin piloting a new regulatory regime for ridesharing commercial activities such as Uber and Taxify. The new regulations will provide distinct DVLA identification for the digital transport operators, faster registration and twice a year renewal of road worthiness of the Vehicles. “The Authority is on the […] ... more
  • 12 hours Kasoa: Two jailed 40 years for robbery StarrFM
    Two persons have been handed a total of 40 years in jail by the Kasoa Circuit Court presided over by His Lordship Ebenezer Osei Darko. The two Daniel Amoah and Yaw Danso were convicted on the charge of conspiracy to commit crime to wit robbery. The two were were alleged to have attacked a mobile […] ... more
  • 13 hours Destruction of our environment is self-inflicted – Frimpong-Boateng StarrFM
    Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, has said the continuous destruction of the environment is self-inflicted and must be halted. “When we destroy the environment we destroy ourselves. We rely on nature for our critical needs including medicine, food, air and water for free, yet we show signs of ungratefulness […] ... more
  • 13 hours Kroboland: Lawyer defies ‘women propaganda’; joins NDC parliamentary race StarrFM
    A lawyer cum youth empowerment activist, Benedicta Lasi on Friday, July 19, 2019, filed nomination form to contest the parliamentary primaries of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Lower Manya Krobo Constituency. Ms Lasi is poised to break the misconception and stereotype that women are not allowed to lead on Krobo land by […] ... more
  • 17 hours Pacquiao beats Thurman to win WBA Super welterweight title StarrFM
    Manny Pacquiao has become the WBA Super champion at the age of 40 – outpointing previously undefeated welterweight Keith Thurman in a split decision in Las Vegas. Thurman was knocked down in the first round but a thrilling fight went the full distance. The American, 30, had been looking for his 30th straight win. Two […] ... more
  • 1 day E/R: Principal shares bungalow with students; appeals for more dorms StarrFM
    The Principal of the Community Vocational and Technical Institute (CDVTI) at Kpong in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality in the Eastern region, Felicia Mamaa Botchway, has been compelled to share her bungalow with female students. The School is one of the 26 Institutions of the Department of Community Development under the Ministry of Local Government […] ... more
  • 1 day Wa Regional Hospital’s medical director fired StarrFM
    The Ghana Health Service has fired the Medical Director of the Wa Regional Hospital, Dr. Barnabas Bamaaha Naa Gandau over misappropriation and misapplication of funds belonging to the Hospital. The development means Dr. Naa Gandau would return to the University for Development Studies (UDS) from where he joined the GHS on secondment effective 19 August […] ... more
  • 2 days Koforidua: Police foils attack on Shrine over ‘killing’ of KG pupil StarrFM
    Koforidua -Adweso Police foils attack on shrine over claims of killing KG Pupil for rituals. The District Police Command at Koforidua-Adweso has foiled a possible attack on a shrine by incensed residents of Okorase over a false alarm that a festish Priest has abducted and allegedly killed a Kindergarten School girl who had closed from […] ... more
  • 2 days Increase mental healthcare funding – Stakeholders to Govt StarrFM
    The Ghana National Association of Community Mental Health Officers has called on Government to “equally prioritize” mental health care to curb rising cases of mental disorders including suicide in the country. The call comes on the back of a 40-year-old GCB bank staff, Agness Asampana committing suicide at Suhum a month after a 12-year-old also […] ... more
  • 2 days $1m per constituency will develop deprived communities – Bawumia StarrFM
    Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has expounded what the real effects of President Akufo-Addo’s flagship one million dollar per constituency policy are. At a special breakfast meeting with Caribbean and African heads of mission in Havana, Cuba on Friday, 19th July 2019, Vice President Bawumia highlighted progress made by government to develop Ghana to the […] ... more
  • 2 days UAE Ambassador to Ghana pays medical bills of persons @ National Council on Persons with Disability StarrFM
    In a rare show of kindness, the United Arab Emirates’ Ambassador to Ghana, Khalifa Al Zaabi, has footed the medical bills of some persons at the National Council on Persons with Disbaility. Al Zaabi, who was at the National Catholic Health Services at Nsawam on July 17 took up the bill of ten people, who […] ... more
  • 2 days  Rhythms on DA Runway launched at African Regent StarrFM
    The 2019 edition of annual fashion and music event, Rhythms on DA Runway was launched Thursday evening. Held at the rooftop of the African Regent Hotel, the star-studded and colourful launch offered a preview of what this year’s event promises. Miss Ghana 2019 Queens, Jon Germain, DJ Vyrusky, Okyeame Kwame, Nathaniel Attoh, Coded (4×4), Ophelia Crossland and […] ... more
  • 2 days UEW suspends graduation ceremony indefinitely StarrFM
    The University of Education, Winneba, has suspended its planned and publicised  congregation for 2018/19 graduands has been postponed indefinitely. The decision comes after government failed to constitute a new governing council to supervise the ceremony following the expiration of the tenure of the existing one last month. In a statement, the University said: “Due to […] ... more
  • 2 days Algeria win AFCON 2019 StarrFM
    Algeria became Africa Cup of Nations champions for a second time as they edged Senegal 1-0 in a scrappy final on Friday. Djamel Belmadi’s side needed a sensational last-gasp Riyad Mahrez winner to beat Nigeria in the last four, but it was a scrappy early strike that decided this clash as Baghdad Bounedjah benefited from a huge deflection. Further chances were few […] ... more
  • 2 days Asawase Masawudu fails to file for NDC primaries StarrFM
    The controversial member of the Asawase NDC  Masawudu Mubarack who is seeking to challenge Muntaka Mubarak for the party’s upcoming  parliamentary primaries has failed to file his nomination form at the party’s headquarters in Accra. This was after he also failed to file in the Ashanti region following an impasse between him and the party’s […] ... more
  • 2 days PPA receives 2019 ESQR Quality Choice Prize StarrFM
    The Public Procurement Authority (PPA) has received a Quality Choice Prize Award in Berlin (Germany) from the European Society for Quality Research (ESQR). The award presented to the CEO of PPA Mr. AB Adjei and some Board Members was in recognition of its prominent initiatives and the demonstration of exceptional leadership in quality management that […] ... more
  • 2 days Lordina Mahama grabs Masters of Laws degree StarrFM
    Former First Lady  Lordina Mahama has graduated with a Master of Laws (LLM) degree in Business Law/International Business Law from the De Montfort University in the United Kingdom. The former President took to Social Media to praise his wife who took the program as a distance student. The former first lady in 2014 graduated with […] ... more
  • 2 days Forum to validate framework on safe journalism opens in Accra StarrFM
    Stakeholders have participated in a forum in Accra to validate the framework on safe and responsible journalism. The framework is part of efforts to promote free and responsible media practise in Ghana. Today’s forum is also on the back of Ghana’s participation in the Global Conference on Media Freedom recently held in London aimed at […] ... more
  • 2 days NPP Vice Chairman supporting galamsey activities – Delta forces commander alleges StarrFM
    A leader of Delta Forces, a vigilante group affiliated to the New Patriotic Party, has called for immediate investigations into the illegitimate operation of Mr. Ekwow Awusi, leader of the Anti-Galamsey taskforce. According Kwadwo Bamba, Mr. Awusi is working against the interest of President Nana Akufo-Addo and the ruling New Patriotic Party with the position […] ... more
  • 2 days Asiamah to face Parliament over AFCON showing next week StarrFM
    Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah will next week appear before Parliament to account for Ghana’s performance in the AFCON in Egypt. This was confirmed in the House by Majority leader Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu Friday. “ Mr. Speaker I have been in communication with the minister and already he has agreed to come to the house, […] ... more
  • 2 days Ghana committed to safety of journalists – Ameyaw StarrFM
    The Information Officer at the Ghana Permanent Mission to the United Nations, Mr Frederick Ameyaw, reiterated Ghana’s commitment to the safety of Journalists during a meeting organized by UNESCO in collaboration with the Permanent Missions of Lithuania, France and Greece in their capacities as Co-Chairs of the Group of Friends for the Protection of Journalists. […] ... more
  • 2 days Kwesimintsim youth congratulates new NACCA Boss StarrFM
    Youth for Progress, a development-focused advocacy group in Kwesimintsim, has congratulated Dr Prince Hamid Armah on his appointment as the Executive Secretary of the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NACCA). The group said in a statement, “We believe that this appointment is in recognition of the spectacular accomplishments and outstanding competence that Dr Armah […] ... more
  • 2 days Ex-leader Zuma pulls out of corruption inquiry StarrFM
    Former South African president Jacob Zuma has pulled out of a corruption inquiry, according to his lawyer. Muzi Sikhakhane said Mr Zuma was subjected to “relentless cross-examination” and would “take no further part” in the proceedings. The judge-led inquiry is investigating allegations that Mr Zuma oversaw a web of corruption during his term in office. […] ... more
  • 3 days UEW graduands stranded as govt fails to constitute new Council for graduation StarrFM
    Thousands of graduating students of the University of Education, Winneba, have been left stranded on the campus as their graduation appears to be in limbo. The situation is due to the delay by government in reconstituting the University’s Governing Council which has the mandate to superintend the graduation ceremony. The Council’s mandate expired on Wednesday […] ... more
  • 3 days MTN worried over increasing fibre cuts; threatens legal action StarrFM
    Management of Mobile Telecommunication Network (MTN) Ghana, has expressed worry over increasing incidents of optical fibre cuts in the country, inhibiting its quest to provide uninterrupted quality voice and internet service to its customers. Optical fibre laid underground in long-distance is used by many telecommunications companies to transmit telephone signals, high-speed Internet service, and cable […] ... more
  • 3 days Mid-year budget review postponed to July 29 StarrFM
    The Mid-year review budget Presentation which was scheduled for  next week Monday has been postponed to July 29. This was disclosed by the deputy Majority leader Sara Adwoa Safo during the presentation of the business statement for the ensuing week. The development comes hours after the Minority in a statement cautioned government against rising debt […] ... more
  • 3 days The bride must buy the groom’s ring – Kevin-Annan StarrFM
    The Deputy Director of the Youth Ministry of The Church of Pentecost, who also doubles as the Counselor of Pentecost University College (PUC), Elder Amos Kevin-Annan has urged Christian youth, particularly would-be couples, to put more effort in preparing for a “life-time marriage” rather than a “day’s wedding.”He said this at the maiden Singles Summit […] ... more
  • 3 days Mikel Retires from Super Eagles after 89 Caps StarrFM
    Super Eagles Captain John Obi Mikel has announced his retirement from the senior national team after 13 years of service. The 32-year old midfielder who was part of Gernot Rohr’s squad that won the bronze medals of the AFCON 2019 in Egypt for a record eighth time announced on Instagram that he was glad ending […] ... more
  • 3 days Pinnick removed as CAF 1st vice president StarrFM
    President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has been removed as the Confederation of African Football 1st vice president and replaced by Congolese Omari Constant. Mauritania FA boss, Fouzi Lekjaa and South Africa’s Danny Jordaan are now the 2nd and 3rd vice presidents of the continent’s football governing body respectively. Pinnick replaced former Ghana […] ... more
  • 3 days Senegal v Algeria: Cisse and Belmadi do battle for AFCON history StarrFM
    Old friends Aliou Cisse and Djamel Belmadi go up against each other for a shot at history as the two coaches take centre stage ahead of Friday’s Africa Cup of Nations final. There is little doubt Cisse’s Senegal and Belmadi’s Algeria have been the two standout sides at the 2019 AFCON, suffering just one defeat combined. […] ... more
  • 3 days Rehab Home for alcohol, drug addicts opens in Upper East StarrFM
    A foundation has set up a home in the Upper East region for persons in need of rehabilitation from addiction to alcohol and drugs. Established by the LOAD Ghana Foundation, the home has come as a sanctuary of relief for distraught families and concerned friends searching for freedom and recovery for loved ones whose wishes, […] ... more
  • 3 days Ghana’s public debt hits GhC200bn StarrFM
    Ghana’s total Public debt has hit GhC 200 billion as at May, the Central Bank announced in its latest Summary of Economic Data. This means government borrowed about GhC 2 billion alone last month. The minority in parliament had earlier warned the debt stock has reached 200 billion cedis last month. Meanwhile, the Monetary Policy […] ... more
  • 3 days LISTEN: Already – Beyonce ft Shatta Wale StarrFM
    The much awaited song – Already – by Beyonce featuring Ghana’s dancehall king Shatta Wale on the Lion King: The Gift album has been released. The album also features big names such as Childish Gambino, Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell. Other Africa music big weights such as Tekno, Yemi Alade, Mr. Eazi, Burna Boy, Salatiel, Wizkid, […] ... more
  • 3 days Adjaye refutes architects’ allegation – Says firm doing legit business StarrFM
    The involvement of the renowned international architectural firm, David Adjaye & Associates, in the design and construction of some landmark projects in the country is raising some concerns within the architectural industry.While a Ghanaian architectural firm, Design Associates Development Consortium, is protesting the alleged award of a number of national projects to David Adjaye & […] ... more
  • 3 days Policemen, others are free to do politics if they resign – Security analyst StarrFM
    A security analyst has dismissed fears over the seeming rising number of police officers who have resigned from the service to do politics. According to colonel retired Festus Aboagye, security officers must be allowed to follow whatever profession they want to be once they resign from the job. “We should allow anyone, whether police, fire […] ... more
  • 3 days Koforidua Murder: Third suspect arrested StarrFM
    A third suspect has been arrested in connection with the murder of the 24-year-old business woman in Koforidua, Rita Afia Adusei Opokua. The suspect only identified as Babule was arrested Wednesday at his hide out in Koforidua. Police is on manhunt for the arrest of the last suspect. Residents storm court premises The premises of […] ... more
  • 3 days V/R: Woman on her way to church killed in gory accident StarrFM
    A woman believed to be in her 30s has died in a gory motor accident while on her way to church,  two other males (passenger and motorist) sustained severe injuries. The accident occurred few metres away from Matse Township, a suburb of Ho on Thursday morning around 7:00 am as they headed to morning service […] ... more
  • 3 days Drop that chamber and amend the constitution StarrFM
    Subsections 1, 3 and, 7 of article 47 of the Constitution of Ghana provide that: (1) Ghana shall be divided into as many constituencies for the purpose of election of members of Parliament as the Electoral Commission may prescribe, and each constituency shall be represented by one Member of Parliament. (3)  The boundaries of each […] ... more
  • 3 days We’ll not tolerate unnecessary grumbling – NDC to aspirants StarrFM
    The Eastern Regional Organizer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Hackman Kabore has cautioned aspirants seeking elections to be Parliamentary candidates for the Party in the Eastern Region to be circumspect in their campaigns and prepare their hearts to accept defeat in good faith. According to him, the Regional Executives of the Party led […] ... more
  • 3 days A/R: Police storm NDC regional office over Muntaka competitor StarrFM
    The Ashanti regional Police command has dispatched officers to the Ashanti regional head office of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) over fears of clashes between some agitating members of the party in Asawase and regional executives. Angry supporters of parliamentary aspirant hopeful Masawudu Mubarack have stormed the regional office at Asokwa as he submits […] ... more
  • 4 days Koforidua: Angry residents on rampage at court over murder of 24yr old woman StarrFM
    The premises of the Koforidua District Magistrate Court ‘A’ was flooded by incensed residents when two suspected murderers of the 24-year-old businesswoman, Rita Afia Adusei Opokua made their maiden appearance in Court Tuesday, July 17, 2019. The two accused persons, Francis Torgbuiga, 36, and Iddi Mohammed alias Colombia, were remanded into Police Custody to reappear […] ... more
  • 4 days NPP supporters storm party headquarters over Ekow Ewusi’s suspension StarrFM
    Scores of NPP supporters in the Central region are agitating in the capital Cape Coast over what they call an unfair treatment meted to the region’s 1st Vice Chairman Horace Ekow Ewusi. The demonstrators drawn from the 23 constituencies of the region accuse the party’s Regional Chairman Robert Kutin Jnr. of hiding behind a faceless […] ... more
  • 4 days I-ZAR Group’s Rashida Nasamu to speak at Zongo skills project paunch StarrFM
    The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of I-ZAR Group, Rashida Saani Nasamu, is the Guest Speaker for the official launch of the Zongo Skills Project in Accra slated for next week Saturday 27th July 2019 at Nima. The project is an initiative expected to train and equip a target of 100,000 Out-Of-School youth from Zongo communities […] ... more
  • 4 days GFA logo change dead on arrival – Oduro Safo StarrFM
    The General Manager of football club Berekum Chelsea Oduro Safo has described as unnecessary attempts to change the logo of Ghana’s football association by the Normalization committee. Leaked reports suggest the Kofi Amoah-led committee plans to change the logo and name of the football association following the Anas investigative report that has marred the image […] ... more
  • 4 days OPINION: An Unhappy Ghana StarrFM
    Why do some people, perhaps even many people, seem so unhappy these days in Ghana? No scientific study here – just what one picks up from the much bandied about “public domain”, helped along by the now ubiquitous “social media” and of course direct interaction with people – flesh and blood. What has been coming […] ... more
  • 4 days Asawase primaries – ‘Suspended Masawudu Mubarack can’t contest Muntaka’ StarrFM
    A  source among the Asawase National Democratic Congress (NDC) constituency executives has revealed it will take the intervention of national executives of the party to facilitate sale of the party’s constituency parliamentary primaries forms to parliamentary candidate hopeful Masawudu Mubarack. According to an executive member of the party, who spoke with Ultimate FM’s Isaac Justice […] ... more
  • 4 days I feel sorry and sad for cocoa farmers – Mahama StarrFM
    The flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr John Dramani Mahama has described as sheer wickedness President Nana Akufo-Addo’s decision to stop the supply of free fertilisers to cocoa farmers and allow the fertilisers to expire and dispose of them. “I feel very sad for our cocoa farmers”, President Mahama said, adding “we […] ... more
  • 4 days Missing regional vehicle: I’ll sue NPP – Mutawakilu StarrFM
    Member of Parliament for Damongo constituency, Adam Mutawakilu, has said he will sue the New Patriotic Party in Damongo over accusations that he stole the Savannah regional pickup. According to him, his lawyers are preparing a suit and he will sue them for defamation as soon his lawyers are done. Speaking to Starr news on […] ... more
  • 4 days AFCON 2019: Nigeria beat Tunisia, win bronze StarrFM
    Odion Ighalo boosted his chances of winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday after he netted Nigeria’s winner to ensure his side third place in the tournament with a 1-0 victory over Tunisia. The 30-year-old Shanghai Shenhua forward struck the only goal of the match just 130 seconds after the […] ... more
  • 4 days Women’s AFCON: CAF Increases Number From 8 To 12 StarrFM
    The Confederation of African Football has announced its decision to increase the number of participating teams at the Women’s Africa  Cup of Nations from eight to 12 teams, according to reports. CAF President Ahmad Ahmad confirmed the change on the social media after Wednesday’s meeting of the Executive Committee. “With @CAF_Online’s #exco, we took a […] ... more
  • 4 days Another police officer resigns to contest NDC primaries StarrFM
    A 35-year-old Police officer with the Akropong District Command has resigned from the Ghana Police Service and picked nomination form to contest the upcoming Parliamentary Primaries of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) . Detective Corporal John Evans Ayerakwa-Kumordzi told Starr News he tendered in his resignation letter to the IGP, David Asante-Apeatu, in accordance […] ... more
  • 4 days Overflow Incorporated Global set to release ‘BOSSU’ Thursday, July 18 StarrFM
    Overflow Global also known as Overflow Incorporated, Ghana’s leading contemporary musical group, is poised for another song release dubbed “BOSSU” Thursday, July 18, 2019. Debuting their very first single was the Acappella “Enuonyam” which thrilled the minds of many. Not too long after, “Majie Oyi” a contemporary worship medley, trended across the country; consequently turned […] ... more
  • 4 days Govt to deploy PKI system to expansively protect Ghana’s digital space StarrFM
    Government has announced plans to deploy a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) system aimed at comprehensively protecting transactions and interactions on the country’s digital space. Ghanaian businesses are becoming ever more dependent on digital information and electronic transactions, and as a result, face stringent data privacy compliance challenges and data security regulations. With enterprises increasingly under […] ... more
  • 4 days GHS, GES investigate strange skin infection among Tsledom sch. pupils  StarrFM
    The Lower Manya Municipal Directorate of the Ghana Education Service and the municipal Health Directorate have commenced investigations into “strange” skin rashes and wounds spotted on dozens of school pupils at Tsledom M/A Basic School. Many pupils in the school are reported to be infected with rashes with tiny bumps and blisters and cloudy wound […] ... more
  • 4 days ‘Ghana losing over $100m annually to cybercrime’ StarrFM
    The Head of the Cybercrime unit of the Ghana Police Service, ACP Dr. Herbert Yankson, has revealed that the country loses over 100 million dollars yearly to internet fraud. According to him, Ghana lost 35million dollars in 2016, 69 million dollars in 2017 and 105million dollars in 2018. Speaking in an interview with Adam Bona […] ... more
  • 4 days R. Kelly pleads not guilty on sex crime charges StarrFM
    R. Kelly has pleaded not guilty in a Chicago courtroom on Tuesday on charges of recruiting girls and women to have illegal sex with him. Kelly was ordered to be held without bail after prosecutors argued he was a risk to minors and may try to flee. The R&B star, 52, is also accused of […] ... more
  • 4 days South African musician Johnny Clegg dies aged 66 StarrFM
    One of South Africa’s most celebrated musicians, Johnny Clegg, has died at the age of 66, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Known as the “white Zulu”, he was a vocal critic of the apartheid government which ruled until 1994. The British-born musician, who uniquely blended western and Zulu music, was diagnosed with cancer […] ... more
  • 4 days Riot: Sandema SHTS shut down over student death StarrFM
    Authorities at the Sandema Senior High Technical School are likely to declare “a party for pigs” today after rioting students rejected a breakfast prepared for 986 boarders this morning. The school was shut down about an hour ago and students asked to leave the campus following a District Security Council (DISEC) meeting today. A clash […] ... more
  • 4 days Two arrested over missing Savannah Region pick-up StarrFM
    Two persons have been arrested by the police in Tamale in connection with the missing Toyota Hilux belonging to the Savannah Regional Coordinating Council. They are Alhaji Suleimana Illiasu, the complainant and the person in whose custody the vehicle was placed and Opoku Kwadjo Evans the driver who was made to deliver the vehicle to […] ... more
  • 5 days SEHP provides support and training for 1,200 women in shea picking StarrFM
    The Samira Empowerment and Humanitarian Projects has trained 1,200 women in quality shea picking as part of the first phase of the Shea Empowerment Initiative (SEI), in the northern part of Ghana. The SEI is a livelihood empowerment programme, meant to equip women in the shea value chain industry with best practices in shea picking […] ... more
  • 5 days Anas pays homage to Baako, Audrey Gadzekpo, Kofi Coomson, Pratt, et al StarrFM
    Investigative journalist par excellence, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, has paid glowing homage to the pioneers of investigative journalism in the country, as well as those who have in diverse ways mentored him through the undercover journalism ladder. He specifically mentioned his boss, Abdul Malik Kwaku Baako, Editor-in-chief of the New Crusading GUIDE, Kwesi Pratt Jnr., Managing Editor […] ... more
  • 5 days Release NAM 1; we want our monies – Menzgold Customers StarrFM
    Irate customers of Menzgold Company Limited are accusing government of conniving with Chief Executive Officer of the embattled gold dealership firm to “steal and share” their investments. According to the customers, Nana Appiah Mensah, popularly known as NAM 1 must be released for him to settle their locked up investments. NAM 1 was on Friday […] ... more
  • 5 days V/R: Stakeholders urged to protect Children’s Rights StarrFM
    OAfrica, a Child Rights advocate, has organized a day’s capacity building workshop for stakeholders on positive parenting tools and awareness creation on child rights. This was aimed to redeem vulnerable children in Volta and Oti regions. OAfrica in partnership with the Department of Children across the country with funding from European Union undertook research, which […] ... more
  • 5 days N/R: We don’t want Kolbila as TTH CEO – Group StarrFM
    The Coalition for the Defense of the Voiceless (CODEV) has accused the Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia of attempts to ensure Dr David Kolbila is confirmed as the substantive Chief Executive Officer of the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH). The coalition said it is reliably informed that the Board Chairman of the hospital has advised against […] ... more
  • 5 days 82% of LPG stations in central region are high-risk – Minister StarrFM
    The National Petroleum Authority (NPA), according to the Central Regional Minister, Mr Kwamena Duncan, has labelled about 82.7 per cent of 81 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) stations in the region as high-risk. The Minister who made the disclosure said per information available to him, a risk assessment exercise of all LPG retail outlets across the […] ... more
  • 5 days One student dead, another collapses in Sandema SHTS riot StarrFM
    A midnight campus riot at the Sandema Senior High Technical School has claimed one life and led to the collapse of a female student, reports say. A student, whose name was only mentioned to Starr News as Nashiru, reportedly was hit in the chest by one of the stray bullets flying from the barrels of […] ... more
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