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  • 3 hours E/R: 16 Obregyima residents arrested over land violence StarrFM
    At least 16 residents of Obregyima, a community near Teacher-Mante in the Eastern region have been arrested by Police in a Tuesday dawn swoop. They were arrested for allegedly attacking and injuring a payloader operator and causing damage to the tyres of the machine. The Public Relations Officer of the Eastern Regional Police Command, DSP […] ... more
  • 4 hours NPP primaries: Suame chiefs back Majority leader for more terms StarrFM
    The Chiefs in Suame constituency in the Ashanti region have declared their support for the incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) and Majority Leader in parliament, Hon. Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu ahead of the upcoming parliamentary primaries of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP). The Chiefs, led by Kwaprahene Baffour Adugyemfu Kumani have called on the […] ... more
  • 5 hours Coronavirus: Ridge, Tema general hospitals made case mgt. centres StarrFM
    The Ridge and Tema general hospitals have been designated as case management centres by the ministry of health following the outbreak of the Wuhan Virus. A statement by Health Ministry Monday said: “Ridge Hospital and Tema General Hospital have been designated as initial case management centres. Regional Directors have been instructed to designate holding/treatment centres […] ... more
  • 5 hours Pentecost Elder to challenge KT Hammond at NPP primaries StarrFM
    An elder of the Asokwa Pentecost International Worship Centre (PIWC), Sammy Binfo Dakwa has picked up nomination forms to contest in the upcoming parliamentary primaries of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Adansi Asokwa constituency of the Ashanti region. Mr Dakwa has been tipped as a strong candidate to unseat the incumbent Member […] ... more
  • 7 hours Coronavirus: Don’t allow Ghanaian students leave Wuhan – GHS StarrFM
    The director of Public Health at the Ghana Health Service (GHS) Dr Badu Sarkodie says Ghanaian students locked up in virus-hit Wuhan in China should not be allowed in the country for now. It comes as Ghanaians students on scholarship in the Wuhan area are calling on government to bring them back home as other […] ... more
  • 8 hours Firms urged to crack down on office football chat StarrFM
    Chat about football or cricket in the workplace should be curtailed, a management body has warned. Chartered Management Institute head Ann Francke said sports banter can exclude women and lead to laddish behaviour such as chat about sexual conquests. “A lot of women, in particular, feel left out,” she told the BBC’s Today programme. “They […] ... more
  • 8 hours The Gambia bans group opposed to president StarrFM
    The Gambia has banned a movement opposed to President Adama Barrow’s decision to renege on a promise to call elections this year. President Barrow came to power in 2017 as the head of an alliance of parties opposed to the autocratic former leader Yahya Jammeh. The coalition agreed he would lead a provisional government for […] ... more
  • 8 hours Nigeria’s Lagos city to ban motorcycles StarrFM
    Nigeria’s business capital, Lagos, plans to ban motorcycles and tricycles – the city’s most common forms of transport – from its major roads. The Lagos state government said the ban is as a result of deaths and disorderliness caused by motorcycles, locally referred to as okadas, and tricycles, known as kekes. It will take effect […] ... more
  • 9 hours Coronavirus: Death toll climbs to 106 as China tightens measures StarrFM
    The death toll from the new coronavirus now stands at 106, as cases of new infections have almost doubled in a day, Chinese authorities said. The number of total confirmed cases in China rose to 4,515 as of 27 January, up from 2,835 a day earlier. Travel restrictions have been tightened and wearing masks in […] ... more
  • 9 hours SHSs risk closure over lack of funds and food StarrFM
    Senior High Schools in the country risk closure over lack of funds and shortage of food. Funds have not been disbursed to the schools since the beginning of the 2019/2020 academic year affecting the smooth running of the schools. Starr News checks in the Eastern region reveal most schools have run out of food. Some […] ... more
  • 9 hours E/R: One person arrested over bizarre exhumation of corpse StarrFM
    The Nkawkaw District Police Command has arrested one person in connection with the exhumation of remains of a deceased at Awenade, a community near Nkawkaw in the Eastern Region. The suspect Nana Kwaku Ampadu, 39, was picked up by Police Monday, January 27, 2020 at about 12:35 pm at his hideout. He has been detained […] ... more
  • 20 hours Obregyima agitations: Residents claim baseless – Land owners StarrFM
    Owners of land at the centre of agitations at Obregyima in Eastern region say the residents have no right to the protest because the land does not belong to them. On Saturday residents in the area agitated against the destruction of their farmlands by a developer who they said had invaded the community with armed […] ... more
  • 21 hours I won’t be cowed – Sammy Gyamfi StarrFM
    Sammy Gyamfi says his arrest by the Police CID today will not intimidate him. Speaking to supporters of the opposition NDC at the premises of the Police headquarters after his release, the lawyer said: ” Some of us cannot be cowed by these things. And I want to assure you that this will not intimidate […] ... more
  • 23 hours E/R: Farmer guns down Surveyor StarrFM
    A 34-year-old Mapping and Surveying apprentice, Thomas Yaw Kyame, has been gunned down by a farmer after mistaking him for a game. The incident occurred at Sikorkor, a farming community near Agavenya in the New Juaben South Municipality of the Eastern Region. The body of the deceased has been retrieved by Police and deposited at […] ... more
  • 23 hours Akufo-Addo picks forms to contest NPP presidential primaries StarrFM
    President Akufo-Addo has picked forms to contest the presidential primaries of the governing New Patriotic Party. The forms were picked for the President at the party’s headquarters by Director of Research at the Presidency Victor Newman at a non-refundable fee of GHc20,000  Monday. Aspirants are to present GHC200,000 when submitting their forms. The NPP will […] ... more
  • 24 hours Sammy Gyamfi granted bail StarrFM
    The National Communications Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sammy Gyamfi has been granted police inquiry bail after officials of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) had picked up him up in connection with an alleged cybercrime offense. The police obtained warrants from the Court to arrest and interrogate the NDC Communicator, for his alleged […] ... more
  • 1 day Student group threatens demo over delayed loans StarrFM
    A group calling itself Aggrieved Students Loan Trust Fund (SLTF) Beneficiaries has threatened to hit the streets if the management of the fund failed to disburse student loans to beneficiaries at the various tertiary institutions across the country. “We are sick and tired of the flimsy excuses from the management of this Trust Fund. We […] ... more
  • 1 day 5 arrested over Kpatinga shooting incident StarrFM
    Five (5) persons in connection with the shooting incident that occurred Kpatinga in the Gushegu Municipality of the Northern Region. The suspects, Hashim Mumanjadi, 32, a Health Assistant, Alidu Alhassan, 27, Fatawu Kpanalana, 35, Mohamadu Dokurugu, 55, Iddrisu Azindoi, 57, all farmers were picked up by the police in connection with last Friday’s shooting incident. […] ... more
  • 1 day Nadal weathers Kyrgios storm to make Australian Open quarters StarrFM
    World number one Rafael Nadal weathered a fierce storm from gutsy showman Nick Kyrgios Monday to set up an Australian Open quarter-final against Dominic Thiem and keep alive his quest for a 20th Grand Slam title. The Spanish top seed came through a riveting clash on Rod Laver Arena 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (8/6), 7-6 (7/4) […] ... more
  • 1 day Update: Ofosu Ampofo, NDC members storm CID headquarters over Sammy Gyamfi StarrFM
    Some high profile lawyers and personalities of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have thronged the Headquarters of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) following the arrest of the party’s National Communications Officer, Sammy Gyamfi Monday morning. According to Starr news reporter at the premises Daniel Lartey, personalities like party Chairman  Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, Mr Tony Lithur, Mrs. […] ... more
  • 1 day Seven new Envoys present Letters of Credence to Akufo Addo StarrFM
    Seven new envoys accredited to Ghana by their respective countries, today 27th of January 2020, presented their letters of credence to President Akufo Addo at the Jubilee House. The presentation of their credentials essentially marks the beginning of their tour of duty in the Republic of Ghana. The seven envoys are Ambassador of the Republic […] ... more
  • 1 day Ekye-Amanfrom residents drink from polluted water as borehole breaks down StarrFM
    Residents of Kwahu Afram Plains South in the Eastern Region continue to struggle in their quest to have access to potable drinking water. One of such communities in the District without potable water supply is Ekye- Amanfrom. A Mechanized borehole constructed to serve the community with a population of about 12,000 by the Millennium Challenge […] ... more
  • 1 day Ofosu Ampofo trial: We need time to prepare our witness – AG StarrFM
    The Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Mrs Yvonne Attakorah Obuobisah has asked the Criminal Court in Accra to give them time to prepare their first witness in the case in which the National Chairman of the National Democratic Congress Samuel Ofoso Ampofo and Kwaku Boahen, a deputy Communications officer are standing trial for various offences. […] ... more
  • 1 day Comparing CPI to Afrobarometer counterproductive – Azeem to Oppong Nkrumah StarrFM
    Anti-graft campaigner, Vitus Azeem says the attempt by government to compare the corruption perception index (CPI) and the Afrobarometer corruption report is counterproductive to the fight against graft. According to him, even though both surveys focus on corruption, their methodology and areas of interest are uniquely different. “You cannot compare them because they are talking […] ... more
  • 1 day Coronavirus: Ivory Coast tests woman for China virus StarrFM
    Health officials are dealing with a suspected case of coronavirus in Ivory Coast, the country’s health ministry has announced. An unnamed student, who returned to the West African country from Beijing on Saturday, is undergoing further tests after showing flu-like symptoms. If confirmed, it will be the first case of the deadly virus in Africa. […] ... more
  • 1 day AUSTRALIAN OPEN: Federer Reaches Q’finals StarrFM
    ix-time Australian Open champion Roger Federer came from behind to reach the quarter-finals in Melbourne with victory over Marton Fucsovics. The Swiss, 38, beat the Hungarian 4-6 6-1 6-2 6-2 and will play American Tennys Sandgren in the last eight. After losing the first set, Federer breezed through the second and third, winning seven successive […] ... more
  • 1 day Michael Jordan mourns Kobe Bryant StarrFM
    Michael Jordan mourned the death of Kobe Bryant on Sunday, saying the Los Angeles Lakers icon was “like a little brother” to him. Six-time NBA champion Jordan said in a statement Bryant would be remembered as one of basketball’s greatest players. Bryant, 41, and his daughter Gianna died on Sunday along with seven other people […] ... more
  • 1 day Coronavirus: Death toll rises to 80; over 3000 infected StarrFM
    The number of people killed in China by the coronavirus has risen to 80, with almost 3,000 confirmed ill. The national new year holiday has been extended by three days to Sunday, in an attempt to contain the spread. On Monday, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visited Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province and centre of […] ... more
  • 1 day Billie Eilish is the big winner at the Grammys StarrFM
    Pop star Billie Eilish swept the board at the 2020 Grammys, winning five awards, including best new artist and song of the year. The 18-year-old also won album of the year for her debut, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go, which was recorded in her childhood home in LA. She replaces Taylor […] ... more
  • 1 day E/R: Missing man, 45, found decomposing in a river StarrFM
    A 45-year-old who went missing for a week has been found dead in West Akyem Municipality stretch of River Ayensu in the Eastern Region. The decomposing body of the deceased, Kofi George, was found Saturday morning at Kwame Tia Community section of the river. The West Akyem Municipal Director of National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), […] ... more
  • 1 day Gambaga Girls SHS abolishes Double Track System StarrFM
    The Gambaga Girls Senior High School (SHS) in the East Mumprusi Municipality of the North East Region has reverted from the ‘Double Track System’ to Single Track owing to massive infrastructural development in the school. The ‘Double Track System,’ under the Free SHS policy was in two sessions; the Green and Gold Tracks, introduced by […] ... more
  • 2 days Basketball legend Kobe Bryant and daughter die in helicopter crash StarrFM
    Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday morning. The 41-year-old former Los Angeles Lakers basketball star’s death was first confirmed by TMZ. The outlet reported that Bryant was traveling with four other people – including daughter ‘Gi-Gi’ – in his private Sikorsky S-76 helicopter […] ... more
  • 2 days GPL Week 6: How Hearts lost 1-2 to Kotoko StarrFM
    A late penalty converted by Guinean import Naby Keita earned Asante Kotoko the derby spoils in a 2-1 win over Hearts of Oak on Sunday at the Accra Sports Stadium. The Phobians failed to make their recent surge in form count as the Porcupine Warriors looked compact and tactically superior but the overall quality was […] ... more
  • 2 days We’ve not imported faulty BVDs from Nigeria – EC StarrFM
    The Electoral Commission has dismissed claims that it has imported some faulty biometric devices from Nigeria. According to the commission, such suggestions by one Owula Mangortey in an article making on social media, are false and must be ignored. “The Electoral Commission has noted with concern an article circulating on social media on allegations of […] ... more
  • 2 days Moody’s positive rating sign of EMT’s hardwork – Oppong Nkrumah StarrFM
    The Minister for Information Kojo Oppong Nkrumah says government welcomes the change in the nation’s economic outlook from stable to positive by the Moody’s rating agency. He told Journalists at a briefing in Accra on Sunday that the Economic Management Team is very pleased with the outlook change and commits to doing more. “The change […] ... more
  • 2 days Moving beyond EC’s self-serving vendors posing as objective experts StarrFM
    In the last week and half, we have all been subjected to the lecturing of “consultants” and “experts” leading the charge for the EC’s wasteful push to toss millions of dollars of barely used laptops and handheld devices in order to pave the way for the EC to spend $150 million (contingency inclusive) on a […] ... more
  • 2 days Gov’t to distribute over 300 ambulances Tuesday StarrFM
    Emergency healthcare services in Ghana are to receive a major boost from this week, following the dispatch of over 300 Ambulances, over 300 EMT Drivers and support staff and 30 Dispatchers to 275 constituencies nationwide from Tuesday. The ambulances were procured under the government Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP) currently being implemented by the […] ... more
  • 2 days E/R: Corpse exhumed and dumped at chief’s palace StarrFM
    There is escalating tension at Awenade, a community near Nkawkaw in the Eastern Region after a corpse was exhumed and dumped in front of a chief palace. The coffin containing the body of a 39-year-old Adwoa Antwiwaa was exhumed by some unknown persons and left at the forecourt of a rival chief’s palace occupied by […] ... more
  • 2 days Takoradi residents to enjoy free train ‘ride’ for 3 days from Jan. 28 StarrFM
    The Ghana Railways Company has announced that rail passenger services from Takoradi to Tarkwa in the Western Region will commence from February 5, 2020 The announcement was contained in a press release issued on January 25 and signed by the Deputy Managing Director of the company, Dr Ing Michael Anyetei stated the decision follows the […] ... more
  • 2 days GPL: Berekum Chelsea maintains unbeaten run StarrFM
    Aduana Stars fought back to share the spoils with regional rivals, Berekum Chelsea, in a 1:1 game at the Golden City Park, Berekum.  Stephen Amankonah scored from the spot in the early stages of the first half, but substitute Pious Asante Yeboah pulled parity with few minutes to end the game. The outcome keeps Chelsea […] ... more
  • 3 days Dozens escape death in another Accra-Kumasi highway accident StarrFM
    Dozens of passengers in two buses escaped death on the Asuobi stretch of the Accra-Kumasi highway Saturday afternoon in an accident involving multiple buses. The incident took place around 5:40 pm Saturday. Reports reaching indicate that a Jeoun bus and a Hyundai Bus speeding from the Kumasi direction veered off the road in an […] ... more
  • 3 days BBC Africa editor Fergal Keane steps down, suffering from PTSD StarrFM
    The BBC‘s Africa editor, Fergal Keane, is stepping down from his role after suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) caused by reporting on conflicts around the world. Keane had been “dealing privately” with the condition for “several years,” the British broadcaster’s head of newsgathering, Jonathan Munro, said in an email sent to BBC staff. “He has been […] ... more
  • 3 days E/R: Armed men invade community as developer takes over farmlands StarrFM
    Residents of Obregyima near Panpanso, a farming community in the Nsawam Adoagyir Municipality of the Eastern region are agitating against the destruction of their farmlands by a developer who has come to the community with armed men. Large hectares of farmlands have been graded destroying crops and fruits planted by the farmers without any negotiation. […] ... more
  • 3 days Police apologise to Yaa Naa after officers abuse driver at his palace StarrFM
    The Northern regional police command has apologised to the king of Dagbon, Yaa-Naa Abukari II, and the entire Dagbon kingdom following a raid at his palace by some officers who were pursuing an articulator driver. In an apology letter signed by the Northern Regional police commander, COP Yoosa Bonga, the police administration assured the overlord […] ... more
  • 3 days I’m contesting NPP primaries – Obour StarrFM
    Former MUSIGA President Obour has announced his decision to contest the upcoming parliamentary primaries of the governing NPP at Asante Akim South. He said he took the decision after careful consideration with his family: “I am very happy to announce today the 24th Day of January 2020 that I, Bice Osei Kuffour (Obour) have firmly […] ... more
  • 3 days Moody’s revises Ghana’s economic outlook to positive StarrFM
    Moody’s Investors Service (“Moody’s”) has today affirmed the Government of Ghana’s long-term issuer and senior unsecured bond ratings at B3 and changed the outlook to positive from stable. Moody’s has concurrently affirmed the rating of the bond enhanced by a partial guarantee from the International Development Association (IDA, Aaa stable) at B1. The decision to […] ... more
  • 3 days Yankah lauds infrastructural expansion at UEW StarrFM
    Minister of State in Charge of Tertiary Education, Prof. Kwesi Yankah has lauded efforts by authorities at the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) in improving education delivery in the country. He explains that the university’s judicious use of their Internally Generated Funds(IGF) to embark on massive infrastructural development is worth commending as it will go […] ... more
  • 3 days Ghana participates in 5000 role models excellence project StarrFM
    Ghana has been inducted into the 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project, an initiative created by United States’ Congresswoman, Frederica S. Wilson, aimed at preventing school dropout and saving minority boys from drugs and the criminal justice system. The induction occurred at the 27the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Scholarship Breakfast on Monday, January […] ... more
  • 3 days GTBank builds ‘state of the art’ ICT Centre for Anunmle Cluster of Schools StarrFM
    Guaranty Trust Bank (Ghana) Ltd, (GTBank) has outdoored a state-of-the-art ICT Centre for the Anunmle Cluster of Schools located at Kisseman in Accra. The 40-seater refurbished and fully equipped facility, funded by the bank, replaces the previously dilapidated structure that served the entire cluster – consisting of 4 schools with a pupil population of over […] ... more
  • 3 days Inlaks, Hyosung Introduces Ultramodern ATMs in Ghana StarrFM
    At the just-concluded  ATM roadshow held in Accra with the theme ‘’Innovation with the NextGen ATMs’’, Inlaks introduced into the Ghanaian financial sector, new ultramodern and high-tech ATMs with enhanced features manufactured by the Korean-based Original Equipment Manufacturer, Hyosung Inc, to give customers and banks seamless experience, improved customer experience and more security as they […] ... more
  • 3 days Video: Is Ghana a focused country – Quashigah speaks StarrFM
    The Member of Parliament for Keta in the Volta region Richard Quashigah has in his second edition of motivational series wondered if Ghana is a focused country. The MP takes his followers through the many times Ghanaians through governments have wondered around different ideas and strategies of development but ends up abandoning them altogether only to […] ... more
  • 3 days Did Akufo-Addo need An elephant-sized delegation to London? StarrFM
    Akufo-Addo has been in London to attend the UK-Africa Summit 2020 with 102 appointees and party members. The United Kingdom voted in a referendum to leave the European Union (EU) and is looking for new economic partnerships outside of Europe. It is therefore not surprising that natural resource-rich African countries including Ghana are the focus […] ... more
  • 4 days Voters’ register: Eminent Advisory C’ttee to meet EC, IPAC next Thursday StarrFM
    The Eminent Advisory Committee set up by the EC will meet the commission and political parties over the raging concerns on the voters’ register. On January 15, the 21-member Eminent Advisory Committee of the Electoral Commission (EC)  called on all political parties and other stakeholders to remain calm urging the EC to further engage on […] ... more
  • 4 days Seidu Agongo: Our “environment” hostile to local entrepreneurs StarrFM
    Businessman Seidu Agongo has said the Ghanaian environment (a pot of soup comprising attitudes, laws, policies, politics and politicking; state agencies and their agents and the agenda of politicians and their assigns) is not at all conducive for local entrepreneurs to blossom. In an article, the founder of the now-defunct Heritage Bank, said: “As an […] ... more
  • 4 days Mugeeez signs new act ‘Tecknikal’ StarrFM
    Mugeez, one half of the popular Ghanaian hip-hop group R2bees and founder of Extrial Music has signed a new artiste, Tecknikal, onto his Extrial Music label. The new artiste who is a Ghanaian based in Columbus, Ohio and born, Earl Owusu Ansah, has been doing music professionally since 2016. He has previously released body of […] ... more
  • 4 days How did Ofori-Atta become a rich man? StarrFM
    Ken Ofori-Atta (KOA) is the Minister of Finance & Economic Planning in the Government of Ghana. He has told a global audience that he was nearly aborted as his father did not want the pregnancy. His father, Jones Ofori-Atta was the Deputy Minister of Finance in the Busia administration (1969-1972). Stories have been told about […] ... more
  • 4 days Ghanaian PhD student to share research findings with UK Parliament StarrFM
    A Ghanaian engineering student studying for her PhD Lois Afua Okyerewaa Damptey has been invited by the British parliament to share her research findings with members of the House. Last year, Lois, a graduate of the University of Ghana, beat competition from lecturers and other competitors to win a top international award in engineering. Out […] ... more
  • 4 days Manhyia writes to regional minister over disrespect to traditional leaders StarrFM
    The Manhyia Palace has expressed concerns over the posture of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) over the representation of traditional leaders on the assembly. In a strong-worded statement addressed to the minister on January 13, 2020, the Manhyia palace said it was angered by the seeming disrespect meted out it by the assemblies. The KMA […] ... more
  • 4 days Coup plot: Meet me outside if you’re a man – Defence Lawyer to Police Prosecutor StarrFM
    Lead defence lawyer in the case of the Republic versus Fredrick Mac Palm and nine (9) others, Victor Adawudu, today extended an invitation to Police Prosecutor, Assistant Superintendant of Police (ASP) Slyvester Asare, for a fight outside the Court if he claims “he is a Man”. The invitation of the defence lawyer was made right […] ... more
  • 4 days ‘Nothing works in Kumasi’ – Bantamahene fumes StarrFM
    The Bantamahene has bemoaned the spate of development in Kumasi despite promises made to the people of the region by the NPP government. According to him, although members of the government keep speaking of grand ideas, very little action has been seen in the region with regards to development. “with all sincerity before God, nothing […] ... more
  • 4 days I’ll never derail Ghana’s peace – ACP Agordzo StarrFM
    ACP Benjamin Agordzo has stated that he will never do anything that will derail the peace that Ghana is enjoying. ACP Agordzo made the comments after he was finally released from Police custody on Thursday, days after he was granted a Ghc500,000 bail by the Criminal High Court, presided over by Justice Charles Ekow Baiden. […] ... more
  • 4 days “Sit up or we’ll withdraw our support” – Otumfuo warns KMA StarrFM
    The Otumfuo Asantehene Osei Tutu II has sent the strongest signal to the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly that his stool will not hesitate to withdraw its financial support to the assembly if it continues performing abysmally in the delivery of its mandate. This was contained in a fiery address delivered by the Bantamahene Baffour Amankwatia VI […] ... more
  • 4 days #ParkNWatch comes off Vals day at Ghana Club StarrFM
    This Valentine’s Day, HYPE UP in partnership with Ghana Club, will bring another lovely edition of #ParkNWatch. #ParkNWatch will be the biggest outdoor movie screening experience in Accra on the 14th of February with a repeat on 15th February. The event will be held at The Ghana Club, located at on the High Street in […] ... more
  • 4 days Joycelyn Tetteh donates street lights to Assembly members StarrFM
    The member of Parliament for North Dayi, Joycelyn Tetteh, has donated 48 pieces of 150W LED Street lights to the newly inaugurated members of the North Dayi District Assembly. Each of the elected members were given two of the street lights to be used in their various electoral areas. The young hardworking MP who was […] ... more
  • 4 days Kroll case: Domelevo seeks more time to file defence StarrFM
    Auditor-General (A-G) Daniel Yao Domelovo is asking Senior Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo for more time to access, collate and file evidence and documents based on which his disallowance and surcharge decision was taken against Osafo-Maafo and four other public officers. Mr Domelovo failed to file the said documents in the high court 14 days after service […] ... more
  • 5 days Manhyia reps on assemblies intact – KMA reacts StarrFM
    The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly has denied reports that the Manhyia palace has withdrawn its representatives from the various assemblies in the Ashanti region. According to the Bantamahene, Baffour Owusu Amankwatia, the traditional council took the decision because it feels eliminated in local governance representation in the various assemblies. He revealed that the assembly formerly had […] ... more
  • 5 days Detained pregnant Ghanaian will be deported soon – Israeli Amb. StarrFM
    The Israel Embassy in Accra has defended the detention of a pregnant Ghanaian woman in Israel. There has been an outcry over the isolation of the 33-year-old woman for allegedly refusing to take a TB test. Israel has been accused of violating both the United Nations and the World Medical Association’s directives on holding pregnant […] ... more
  • 5 days ACP Agordzo finally released from police custody StarrFM
    Cephas Agordzo, a brother to the embattled police officer ACP Dr. Benjamin Agordzo, has confirmed that his brother ACP Agordzo has been released from police custody Thursday, January 23, 2020. His release comes two days after he was granted bail by a High Court in Accra. “It was today, this morning around 11:00 am that […] ... more
  • 5 days Corruption is fighting Ghana under Akufo-Addo – Apaak StarrFM
    Corruption is fighting Ghana under the watch of President Akufo-Addo as highlighted by the latest Corruption Perception Index (CPI). Ghana scored 41 out of 100, and ranked 80th country on the list out of the 180 countries/territories assessed. Ghana’s worst score under the John Mahama administration was 43, see table below, while the best score […] ... more
  • 5 days EIB Network’s Francisca Dickson Arhin up for IFEJ award StarrFM
    GHOne TV’s business reporter Francisca Dickson Arhin has been shortlisted for the 2019 edition of the annual business and financial journalism awards by the Institute of Financial and Economic Journalists (IFEJ). Her shortlist was confirmed following a release issued by IFEJ and signed by its president, Mr Rayborn Bulley. According to Mr Bullet, the annual […] ... more
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