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  • 2 hours C/R: Police officer shot dead at Mankessim  StarrFM
    A police officer has been shot dead at Mankessim in the Mfantseman Municipality of the Central region. The Lance Corporal was in mufti and on his way to the office when he was shot in the streets. The attack on him follows a shoot out between the police and some armed robbers who had attacked […] ... more
  • 4 hours Coco Gauff sets up Australian Open blockbuster with Osaka StarrFM
    Fifteen-year-old prodigy Coco Gauff recovered from a set down to reach the Australian Open third round on Wednesday, setting up a mouthwatering meeting with reigning champion Naomi Osaka. The American teenager, playing just her third Grand Slam and her first at Melbourne, celebrated wildly after defeating Romania’s Sorana Cirstea 4-6, 6-3, 7-5. Japan’s Osaka, a […] ... more
  • 4 hours Baba Yara Stadium Shooting: Kotoko officials charged for misconduct StarrFM
    Asante Kotoko’s Public Relations Officer Kennedy Boakye Ansah and the Club’s management member Isaac Donkor have been charged on various counts of misconducts. In separate charges Mr Boakye Ansah and Mr Isaac Donkor aka Perusha allegedly invaded the inner perimeter during Kotoko’s match against Berekum Chelsea and forcefully gave instructions to Ampem Dacosta, a player […] ... more
  • 4 hours Ghana draw South Africa, Zimbabwe in 2022 World Cup qualifiers StarrFM
    Ghana have been handed an easy 2022 World Cup qualifying group as they will face South Africa, Zimbabwe and Ethiopia for the tournament to be held in Qatar. The Black Stars were drawn in Group G and they will have to play Bafana Bafana – regular opponents for the Black Stars. Ghana have been regular […] ... more
  • 5 hours We’re on alert for Coronavirus – Health Ministry StarrFM
    The Ministry of Health has assured Ghanaians it is taking the necessary steps to prevent Coronavirus which is spreading in China from entering Ghana. There are fears the dangerous virus can make its way into Ghana considering the closely knitted relationship between nationals of both countries. Scores of Chinese nationals are into numerous activities in […] ... more
  • 5 hours Ghanaian Products will feature in Global Market – Akufo-Addo StarrFM
    President Akufo Addo has told investors in the United Kingdom that Ghana wants to participate in the Global Market place fully with Ghanaian products in order to build a nation that will be able to provide jobs for her people. Addressing attendees of the Ghana Investment and Opportunity Summitt 2020 in London, the capital of […] ... more
  • 6 hours Voters register : ‘Yenpini’ demonstrators petition Otumfuo StarrFM
    The major Opposition party in the country, the National Democratic Congress, with all other political parties, have petitioned the Otumfuor following a demonstration against the Electoral Commission’s decision to compile new voters register ahead of the December polls. The demonstrators walked through the principal streets of Kumasi Tuesday to protest. An earlier protest was held […] ... more
  • 7 hours E/R: Police storm lorry station as transport unions clash; NPP chairman fingered StarrFM
    There is escalating tension at the Koforidua main Lorry Station in the Eastern Regional capital between two transport unions. Executives of Reform Liberty Cooperative Transport society are up in arms with newly established transport union -King Jesus Transport owned by some bigwigs of the ruling New Patriotic Party, attempting to operate at the lorry terminal. […] ... more
  • 19 hours I don’t pay attention to ‘unnecessary distractions’ – Afful-Broni to Rawlings StarrFM
    The Vice Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba, Rev. Professor Anthony Afful-Broni says he will not be distracted by the war of words between the University and former President Jerry John Rawlings, who wants him to step aside. Speaking to Starr News’ Ibrahim ALhassan on the sidelines of the signing of an MoU between […] ... more
  • 20 hours Afreximbank announces $500m creative industry support fund StarrFM
    The Creative Africa Exchange Weekend (CAX WKND), Africa’s first continental event dedicated to promoting exchange within the creative and cultural industry, kicked off in Kigali Saturday with Prof. Benedict Oramah, President of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) announcing a $500 million envelope to support the production and trade of African cultural and creative products over […] ... more
  • 22 hours NBU declares 2020 a year of Consolidating Strategic Action Plans StarrFM
    The No Business As Usual Project domiciled in the Asokore Mampong Municipality has declared this year a year of strategic action plans as it enters the concluding phase of its four-year mandate. The European Union Funded Project which is an offshoot of the SOS Villages has set for itself a daunting task to consolidate its […] ... more
  • 22 hours Textile workers protest over delay in tax stamp implementation StarrFM
    The coalition of textile workers is protesting against the undue delay in implementation of the tax stamp policy for the textile industry. Government had planned to roll out the policy in January last year but it is yet to see the light of day after months of suspension. It subsequently agreed on a road map […] ... more
  • 23 hours Voters register: ‘The Will of the people will prevail’ – NDC to EC StarrFM
    The National Communications Officer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Sammy Gyamfi says ‘the will of the people will prevail’ in the controversy surrounding the voters register for the December presidential and parliamentary polls. ” The voice of the people is the voice of God and that is what will prevail regardless of what […] ... more
  • 23 hours Family to mark Sala’s anniversary in ‘quiet contemplation’ StarrFM
    The death of Cardiff forward Emiliano Sala in a plane crash a year ago will be marked by his family on Tuesday in “private, quiet contemplation of their loss”, their lawyer said. The 28-year-old striker was killed when the small plane taking him to join the then Premier League side after being bought from French […] ... more
  • 23 hours CAS threatens Kurt Okraku reign StarrFM
    The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) threatens the reign of Kurt Okraku as Ghana FA boss with the world adjudicative body set to sit on the case involving disqualified presidential aspirant Wilfred Osei Kwaku (Palmer). The world body is set to begin processes to put paid to rest to the long-winding legal tussle which […] ... more
  • 23 hours CAF reveal pots for World Cup Qualifiers draw StarrFM
    The Confederation of African Football (CAF) have released all four pots ahead of the 2022 World Cup Qualifiers draw.  CAF’s 2022 World Cup qualifiers draw is set to take place on Tuesday, January 21st at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Cairo, Egypt. All 40 participating countries have been placed in four different pots depending on their most recent […] ... more
  • 24 hours Kotoko Vs Chelsea : Kotoko to play behind closed doors with fine StarrFM
    The GFA Disciplinary Committee has ruled that Asante Kotoko shall play three home matches behind closed doors at the Baba Yara Stadium and pay a fine of GHc20,000 in relation to unsporting behavior by supporters of the Club during their Matchday 3 encounter against Berekum Chelsea. This decision was taken after the Disciplinary Committee received […] ... more
  • 1 day Akufo-Addo’s parked ambulances could have saved some lives StarrFM
    The UK and Ireland Chapter of the NDC has learnt with a heavy heart the tragic accident that occurred at Komenda junction a few days ago resulting in 35 deaths and other passengers sustaining severe injuries. Our deepest sympathies go to the family and loved ones of all those involved in the accident. It was […] ... more
  • 1 day Group demonstrates against Atewa forest mining StarrFM
    Environmental group – Concerned Citizens of the Atewa Landscape – is embarking on a protest march from Sagyimase to Kyebi as part of its relentless effort to pressure government to abort plans to mine bauxite deposit in the Atewa Forest Reserve. In 2019, the group embarked on a similar protest by walking from Kibi to […] ... more
  • 1 day Coup plot: ACP Agordzo granted GHC500k bail StarrFM
    The Criminal High Court presided over by Justice Charles Ekow Baiden has granted Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Benjamin Agordzo, a self recognizance bail. The Court pegged the bail at GHc500,000.00 Cedis. The Police Chief was also instructed to submit his passport to the Registrar of the High Court. He will also be required to […] ... more
  • 1 day GUSA Games: Lydia Alhassan lauds organizers StarrFM
    Member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency Hon. Lydia Seyram Alhassan has commended the Local Organizing Committee of the 2020 Ghana University Sports Association (GUSA) Games for a great job exhibited before and during the championship. Hon. Lydia Alhassan speaking to the Press on Saturday applauded President for GUSA Dr. Charles Dumfeh, Dr. Bella […] ... more
  • 1 day New voter registration will begin in April – EC StarrFM
    The Electoral Commission says it will begin compiling the new voters register for the December 2020 elections in April. The commission added it hopes to end the exercise by the end of May. This was disclosed by the  Director of Electoral Services, Dr Serebour Quaicoe Tuesday “We want to start by mid-April and by the end […] ... more
  • 1 day Bayport Savings and Loans appoints new Board Chairman StarrFM
    Bayport Savings and Loans, one of Ghana’s leading payroll lenders has appointed a new board chairman in the person of Francis Wood. The company recently restructured its board that saw three board members retire and replaced with new members to oversee the business’ transformational agenda. Francis Wood according to the company, is an astute investment […] ... more
  • 1 day Voters register: ‘Yenpini’ demo hits Kumasi today StarrFM
    The main opposition NDC and other parties against the compilation of new voters register by the Electoral Commission ahead of the December Presidential and parliamentary elections are demonstrating in Kumasi in the Ashanti region today. The first protest to challenge plans of the new register was held at Tamale in the Northern region. The group […] ... more
  • 1 day Ghana signs deal to host Afro Nation for 5 years StarrFM
    Ghana has closed a deal with Event Horizon Entertainment Ltd organisers of the popular Afro Nation concert to host the show for five consecutive years. The deal was signed between the Tourism ministry and the entertainment House in the UK witnessed by President Akufo-Addo. Announcing the deal on Facebook, cousin to the President Gabby Otchere […] ... more
  • 1 day “Stolen vehicles”: Leading BONABOTO members hit with defamation suit StarrFM
    The Director in charge of Policy Planning Monitoring and Evaluation (PPME) at the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr Koku Awoonor, has sued a GHS director and three leading members of BONABOTO for defamation, saying they have presented him to the world as a thief. The four individuals— Dr Kofi Issah, Stanley Abopaam, Francis Atintono and […] ... more
  • 1 day Kroll case: Domelevo cited for contempt StarrFM
    The Auditor-General Daniel Yao Domelevo has been cited for contempt of Court in an application filed by lawyer for the Senior minister, lawyer Yaw Oppong, for his refusal to file in court documents based on which he surcharged Mr Yaw Osafo-Maafo and four other public officers. The Senior Minister and four other public officers filed […] ... more
  • 1 day CEO in court for forging ex-husband’s signature to secure $150k loan StarrFM
    A 48-year-old Eunice Adu, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Travel Bureau Limited has been charged by the Medina District Court for allegedly ‘stealing and forging’ signatures of her former husband to secure a loan of $150, 000. Madam Adu, together with Patrick Koduah, a former Relationship Manager of Stanbic Bank Ghana Limited who has […] ... more
  • 1 day Ghana, UK pledge to strengthen ties of co-operation StarrFM
    Ghana and the United Kingdom have resolved to deepening the bilateral relations that exist between the two countries, as well as explore areas of interest which will inure to the mutual benefit of the two countries and their respective populations. This was disclosed on Monday, January 20, when the President Akufo-Addo, held bilateral talks with […] ... more
  • 2 days Publish EOCO report on Avoke –  Rawlings to UEW StarrFM
    Former President Jerry John Rawlings has maintained that the current Vice-Chancellor (CV) of the University of Education, Winneba is under investigation for alleged involvement in financial malfeasance and procurement breaches. A statement issued from the office of the former president and signed by Director of Communication, Mr Kobina Andoh Amoakwa said the office is privy […] ... more
  • 2 days PAC chair orders arrest of two finance officers for ‘connivance’ StarrFM
    Two finance officers from the Sefwi Akontombra Assembly have been arrested on the orders of the chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) James Klutse Avedzi during a live broadcast of sitting Monday. The arrest order was given after the committee found anomalies in some vouchers they presented and reasons for the expenditure. The two […] ... more
  • 2 days MASLOC trial: Former CEO Sedinam approved controversial 500k loan StarrFM
    The fifth (5th) Prosecution Witness in the case of the Republic versus Sedinam Tamakloe Attionu and another has told the Financial and Tax High Court presided over by Justice Afia Serwaa Asare Botwe, that the former CEO of MASLOC personally approved the loan request of Obaatanpa Microfinance Limited before they were advanced the GHc 500,000.00. […] ... more
  • 2 days The Judge vrs The Journalist StarrFM
    Question: Faced with serious accusations by a journalist against a judge, what should the judge do? Order the arrest of the journalist or subject the accusations to the scrutiny of a court of law?  Some of my media colleagues are very good journalists: knowledgeable, impartial, intelligent/intellectual, sensitive, fantastic senses of humour, and excellent writers/broadcasters, and […] ... more
  • 2 days Court issues arrest warrant for site manager of Airport building StarrFM
    The Human Rights Division of the Accra High Court presided over by Justice Nicholas Mensah Abodakpi has issued a bench warrant for the immediate arrest of Samuel Hinson, the site manager of the Turkish Construction firm which is at the centre of the 22-storey building saga at the airport residential area. Following an application for […] ... more
  • 2 days Voters’ register demo: Indiscipline won’t be entertained – Police warns StarrFM
    The Police Service has warned members of the Inter-party Resistance Against the New Voters Register (IPRAN) that no act of indiscipline and lawlessness will be tolerated during their planned demonstration on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, in the Ashanti region. In a statement on security issues ahead of the demonstration, the Police have indicated that they […] ... more
  • 2 days Gov’t supplies food items to School Feeding Caterers StarrFM
    The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) has begun the distribution of food items to caterers under the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) across the country. The items include Ghana Rice (50kg), Cooking Oil (25 litres), Tin Tomatoes and Texturized Soy Protein (TSP) which are all sourced from local farmers and processed by […] ... more
  • 2 days Madonna cancels Lisbon show: ‘I must listen to my body’ StarrFM
    Madonna has cancelled another show on her Madame X world tour, as she battles an ongoing, but unspecified, injury. The star gave fans in Lisbon just 45 minutes’ notice that her show on Sunday night was being called off. “We regret to inform you that Madonna is unable to perform this evening,” an email informed […] ... more
  • 2 days Opinion: Mahama’s teacher policy prescriptions incoherent; affront to quality teaching and learning StarrFM
    On Thursday, 16th January, 2020, former President John Dramani Mahama spoke at the launch of the fundraising effort for his 2020 campaign to take back the presidency that he lost in 2016. In a report on the occasion, quoted the leader of the National Democratic Congress as saying “We will bring back the automatic promotion […] ... more
  • 2 days GPL Week 5: Snakes invade pitch during Liberty-Hearts clash StarrFM
    Three poisonous snakes were killed  at the Carl Reindorf Park in Dansoman during the Liberty Professional-Hearts of Oak clash on Sunday. Questions are being asked about the venue’s safety and how it got approved for Premier League football after the three poisonous reptiles were put to the sword. The presence of such reptiles means the […] ... more
  • 2 days Gauff, 15, stuns Venus in Australian Open first round StarrFM
    Fifteen-year-old American Coco Gauff beat Venus Williams at the Australian Open on Monday — the second time the teenager has dumped the veteran out in a Grand Slam first round. Gauff surged into the second round in Melbourne with a 7-6 (7/5), 6-3 victory over the 39-year-old and will play unseeded Romanian Sorana Cirstea next. […] ... more
  • 2 days Committees won’t solve Cedi challenges – Economist to gov’t StarrFM
    A currency analyst Collins Appiah says the depreciation of the Cedi will not be addressed by the setting up of committees. The comment comes on the back of the establishment of a committee by government to investigate the regular fall of the Cedi against the major trading currencies especially the dollar. Speaking on the Morning […] ... more
  • 2 days Forex Dev’t C’ttee won’t usurp BoG’s mandate – Franklin Cudjoe StarrFM
    A member of the newly established Forex Development Committee, Franklin Cudjoe, says their work will not usurp the mandate of the Central Bank. In his view, the committee, instead, will bring more value to the work of the Bank of Ghana in finding solutions to the destabilisation of the Cedi. Critics of the committee say […] ... more
  • 2 days Robbers attack traders on Bibiani forest road StarrFM
    A gang of suspected armed robbers Monday dawn attacked and robbed traders travelling from Sefwi Juaboso to Kumasi to buy goods for their trading activities. The robbers, according to a victim Maame Joe, first shot into the tyre of their vehicle forcing the driver to stop in the middle of the Bibiani forest around 5:30 […] ... more
  • 2 days Africa’s richest woman ‘ripped off Angola’ StarrFM
    Leaked documents reveal how Africa’s richest woman made her fortune through exploiting her own country, and corruption. Isabel dos Santos got access to lucrative deals involving land, oil, diamonds and telecoms when her father was president of Angola, a southern African country rich in natural resources. The documents show how she and her husband were […] ... more
  • 2 days China virus cases up sharply as infection spreads StarrFM
    China has reported 139 new cases of a mysterious virus in two days, with the outbreak spreading from Wuhan to other major Chinese cities. Beijing, the capital, reported two cases, while the southern tech hub of Shenzhen reported one suspected case. The total number of confirmed cases now exceeds 200, and three have died from […] ... more
  • 2 days UE/R: Public upset as footballers bleed on “Pitiful Pitches” StarrFM
    The number of observers extremely worried about the “pathetic conditions” of football pitches in the Upper East Region, home to one of Africa’s soccer greats, Abedi Pele, is shooting up with speed. More than a few grassless pitches in the region are layered with unwanted nails, bones, broken bottles, gullies as well as rocks and, […] ... more
  • 2 days New Voters’ register: We’ve enough data for EC – NIA StarrFM
    The National Identification Authority (NIA) has stated that the Electoral Commission can use its data for the 2020 elections instead of compiling a new voters’ register. The EC had earlier rejected calls to use the NIA database since it has no timelines for compilation. But NIA Boss Professor Ken Attafuah said more than half of […] ... more
  • 2 days New voters register to save country over GH¢173m – EC StarrFM
    Procuring a new biometric voter management system (BVMS) and compiling a new voters register will save the country GH¢173.07 million, compared to upgrading the current system, the Electoral Commission (EC) has stated. Whereas it will cost the commission $19 million (approximately GH¢107.25 million) to refurbish the existing data centre, putting up a new data centre […] ... more
  • 3 days Madrid Beat Sevilla to go Top of La Liga StarrFM
    Real Madrid moved three points clear of champions Barcelona at the top of La Liga with a hard-earned victory against Sevilla at the Bernabeu. Brazil midfielder Casemiro scored twice for Zinedine Zidane’s side, either side of Sevilla striker Luuk de Jong’s exquisite, curled equaliser. Luka Jovic’s clever backheel pass had allowed Casemiro to break Sevilla’s […] ... more
  • 3 days Serie A: Balotelli sent off 7minutes after coming on as substitute StarrFM
    Mario Balotelli was sent off after just seven minutes on the field on Sunday after picking up two bookings in the space of seconds during Brescia’s 2-2 Serie A draw with Cagliari. Italy forward Balotelli started on the bench but came on in the 74th minute with the teams level after Ernesto Torregrossa and Joao […] ... more
  • 3 days Persol Systems not for Jean Mensa’s husband – EC StarrFM
    The Electoral Commission (EC) has clarified that neither the Chairperson nor her husband has links to Persol Systems Limited, as purported in recent media reports. Reports in section of the media have suggested that Persol Systems Limited, the company the EC has awarded the contract to build data for the Commission, belongs to the husband […] ... more
  • 3 days unibank collapse: Duffuor declines SIT invitation; insists on court process StarrFM
    Dr. Kwabena Duffuor, the former Finance Minister and former Governor of the Bank of Ghana has declined an invitation by the Special Investigative Team (SIT) to assist in its investigations into the collapse of uniBank. Instead, the former BoG governor has asked the head of the SIT, COP Edward Tabriri, to stop threatening to have […] ... more
  • 3 days Opinion: Management of Cedi under Akufo-Addo and Bawumia the best – Dr Ibrahim writes StarrFM
    What is incontrovertible is that in the midst of the hues and cry and the propaganda, the management of the Cedi under Nana Addo and Dr. Bawumia has been the best for any first three years of any government within their first term since 1992. Follow the data here to appreciate how the Bank of […] ... more
  • 3 days Our data is fully restored – MTN StarrFM
    Telecom giant MTN says its data challenges have been fully resolved. The company posted the status report on twitter after experiencing downtime for three days. Customers of the biggest telecom firm in Ghana have vented their anger on twitter and other social media platforms since the data crisis begun. MTN blamed the situation on undersea […] ... more
  • 3 days Harry and Meghan drop royal duties and HRH titles StarrFM
    Prince Harry and Meghan will no longer use their HRH titles and will not receive public funds for royal duties, Buckingham Palace has announced. The couple will also no longer formally represent the Queen. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex intend to repay £2.4m of taxpayer money for the refurbishment of Frogmore Cottage, which will […] ... more
  • 3 days Free SHS will break poverty cycle in Ghana – Adutwum  StarrFM
    The Deputy Minister of Education in charge of secondary education, Dr.Yaw Osei Adutwum, says the implementation of the Free Senior High School Education policy will break the cycle of poverty in the country. Ghana has reduced poverty levels by half between 1991 and 2014. But it estimated that more than 2.8million Ghanaians representing 8.5% of […] ... more
  • 3 days Volta Region becoming hub for formal education – Prof Yankah StarrFM
    Professor Kwesi Yankah, Minister of State in charge of Tertiary Education, has observed that Volta Region was gradually becoming the hub for formal education. He said the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) and the Ho Technical University were repositioning the Region, which had the highest number of Colleges of Education and among regions […] ... more
  • 4 days Somanya: Armed Police storm NDC office as irate youth rampage StarrFM
    Armed Police officers led by the Somanya District Commander DSP Isaac Otsin have stormed the Yilo Krobo constituency office of the Opposition National Democratic Congress following attack on the office by a group of irate youth suspected to be supporters of the Party. The irate youth on Saturday vandalized the office, destroyed computers, sliding glass […] ... more
  • 4 days Data challenges 50% resolved – MTN StarrFM
    MTN Ghana says significant progress has been achieved in restoring their mobile data connectivity issues. “The restoration has commenced and so far we have attained 50% resolution,” MTN said in a statement. The statement added: “You can now experience appreciable speed levels with picture, video and general downloads as well as WhatsApp and International Outgoing […] ... more
  • 4 days Merck Foundation CEO Rasha Kelej listed among 100 most influential Africans StarrFM
    Rasha Kelej, the CEO of Merck Foundation, has been listed among the 100 Most Influential Africans in 2019, for empowering many women through Merck More Than a Mother Movement. The list released by New African Magazine follows her efforts to empower women in general and infertile women in particular through the “Merck More Than a […] ... more
  • 4 days Rapper Novo set to release ‘Kose ne Champagne’ E.P StarrFM
    One of Ghana’s budding artistes, Novo, is set to come out with his new EP christened, ‘Kose Ne Champagne‘, on 23rd January. In the artistes own words “for all music lovers out there, the time is almost near to update your playlist.” All of the five tracks contained in the EP were produced by tema-based Twobars and mixed and mastered by Seshi. The EP also features the likes of Xaa, LJ and […] ... more
  • 4 days A/R: Police to begin ‘operation produce your driver’s licence’ StarrFM
    The Ashanti regional police command is set to launch ‘operation produce your driver’s licence’ as part of measures to ensure adherence to road traffic regulations. The operation will see police officers on traffic duties asking drivers in the region to show their licenses when they stop them. Consequently, the police has appealed to drivers in […] ... more
  • 4 days Review National Medicines’ Policy every 5yrs – Fmr. Rector, college of Pharmacists StarrFM
    Senior Pharmacist and immediate past rector of the Ghana College of Pharmacists Benjamin Kwame Botwe has appealed to government to review the policy for the pharmaceutical industry every five years. This, according to him, will allow the policy to be updated with current trends. The time span between the second review in 2004 and third […] ... more
  • 4 days SHSs require insurance policies – Accra Academy Board Chair StarrFM
    The Chairman of the Board of Governors of Accra Academy, Wilson Tei is recommending insurance policy for Senior High Schools and other government institutions across the country against any unforeseen disaster. His call comes days after fire gutted two halls of residence at the Accra Academy campus. In another incident, fire gutted a dormitory at […] ... more
  • 4 days Opportunities exist in UK for Ghanaian garment manufacturers – Papa Owusu-Ankomah  StarrFM
    Ghana’s high commissioner to the UK he papa Owusu-Ankomah has urged Ghanaian Garment and Textile manufacturers to take advantage of the numerous opportunities that exist in the UK and European markets following UK’s decision to leave the European Union. “Brexit has opened up new markets, and it is my hope that you use the opportunity […] ... more
  • 4 days Wiggles singer has cardiac arrest at bushfire show StarrFM
    Greg Page, a founding member of the popular children’s music group The Wiggles, has collapsed at a bushfire relief show in Sydney. Page – who used to perform as the yellow Wiggle – sang on stage for an hour and a half before suffering a cardiac arrest. The band tweeted that Page was recovering in […] ... more
  • 4 days New Chinese virus ‘will have infected hundreds’ StarrFM
    The number of people already infected by the mystery virus emerging in China is far greater than official figures suggest, scientists have told the BBC. There have been 45 laboratory-confirmed cases of the new virus, but UK experts estimate the figure is closer to 1,700. Two people are known to have died from the virus, […] ... more
  • 4 days NIA: Over 7.2m Ghanaians registered so far StarrFM
    The National Identification Authority (NIA) has indicated that from their pilot phase, it has registered a total of 7,227,939 eligible Ghanaians, printed 6,282,192 cards and issued cards to 4,173,173 qualified Ghanaians. The NIA was established by an Act of Parliament Act 707 has the mandate to register all Ghanaians and legally and permanently resident foreign […] ... more
  • 4 days Ghana and World Bank sign $570m agreement StarrFM
    Ghana and the World Bank on Friday signed four agreements, totalling nearly $570 million aimed to transform the economy, boost education, improve sanitation and fight flooding in Accra as well as reduce forest losses. Out of the total commitment for the four projects, $557 million is in loans and just over $12 million in grants. […] ... more
  • 5 days Standard Chartered proud to #StandRed with Liverpool FC for 10 years StarrFM
    Standard Chartered has been the Official Main Partner of Liverpool FC (LFC) since 2010 and this year marks the 10th anniversary of the longstanding partnership. As part of the celebrations of this important milestone, the Bank created the event – Red for a Day – where employees around the globe unite around the power of partnership and wore […] ... more
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