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  • 4 days Alhassan Hamza Koligu wins season 1 of McDan Entrepreneurship Challenge StarrFM
    Alhassan Hamza Koligu, a graduate from the University for Development Studies [UDS] has emerged the winner of season 1 of the McDan Entrepreneurship Challenge held on Friday, February 21 at the National Theatre. He beat nine other very strong contestants to clinch the ultimate prize of $100,000 plus Ghc 25,000 business support prize. Alhassan Hamza […] ... more
  • 4 days Opinion: A charge to keep we have; why more of us should answer the call to serve StarrFM
    It is easy, when one surveys the social media landscape, which has come to take up the place of the proverbial public square, to sense the frustration that many feel about the state of our country, especially the manner in which public services are delivered. It is easier still to understand the source of this […] ... more
  • 4 days Minority abstains from SoNA debate in parliament StarrFM
    The minority in parliament has stayed away from debating the content of President Akufo-Addo’s state of the nation address delivered last week. The NDC MPs walked out on the president just before his presentation citing abuse of power, attack on democracy, a compilation of a new voters’ register, targeting of businesses perceived to be affiliated […] ... more
  • 4 days Mahama tours Ahafo Region StarrFM
    The Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, on Tuesday began a three-day working visit of the Ahafo Region. The tour, which started from the Western North Region, has been dubbed #SpeakOut. The Ahafo Region tour started from Ntotroso in the Asutifi North Constituency, where President Mahama and his delegation was received […] ... more
  • 4 days Canadian nationals kidnap: We’re not guilty – Accused persons StarrFM
    The four persons who have been charged with unlawful imprisonment of two Canadian nationals have pleaded not guilty to four charges related to kidnapping. The accused persons including Sampson Agharlor, aka Romeo, the ring leader together Elvis Ojiyorwe, Jeff Omarsar and Yusif Yakubu have all denied the charges of conspiracy to kidnap, two kidnappings and […] ... more
  • 4 days Angry Kumasi residents demand ‘dumsor’ timetable StarrFM
    Angry customers of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) in Ashanti regional capital Kumasi are demanding a timetable for power rationing that has been ongoing in the region for some weeks. Residents in communities in the region continue to complain about unannounced power cuts which last between 6 and 8 hours daily. The ECG has […] ... more
  • 4 days Dumsor: Akufo-Addo engaged in propaganda – Jantuah StarrFM
    Energy analyst and Chief Executive Officer of African Energy Consortium Limited, Kwame Jantuah, says the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was engaging in propaganda when he stated that his government had completely eradicated power outages popularly known as dumsor. President Akufo-Addo during his 4th State of the Nation Address to Parliament Thursday announced an end […] ... more
  • 4 days Vanessa Bryant pays tribute to Kobe and Gianna after suing ‘reckless’ chopper firm StarrFM
    Twenty thousand mourners flocked to the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles on Monday to say their goodbyes to Kobe and Gianna Bryant. The Celebration of Life honoring the basketball legend and his 13-year-old daughter drew fans from across the country to the Southern California city almost a month after they were killed along with […] ... more
  • 4 days Lesotho’s PM seeks immunity over murder of ex-wife StarrFM
    Lawyers for Lesotho’s prime minister have told a court that he cannot be charged over the murder of his estranged wife because his position makes him immune from prosecution. PM Thomas Thabane’s then-wife, Lipolelo Thabane, was shot dead in 2017. The case has now been referred to the High Court. His current wife has already […] ... more
  • 4 days Scholarship revelations ‘national disgrace’ – Ablakwa StarrFM
    Former Deputy Education Minister Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has described the decision of the GETfund scholarship secretariat to award scholarships to sitting members of parliament and other high ranking officials as a national disgrace. According to him, the revelation and the uproar that has welcomed it should be a turning point for the scholarship managers and […] ... more
  • 4 days Norway: Ghana’s Diplomatic mission commissioned StarrFM
    The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey has commissioned Ghana’s rented Diplomatic Mission in Oslo, Norway to serve some three thousand (3,000) Ghanaians who are domiciled in that country. The commissioning ceremony of the five-year lease rented facility was held on Monday the 24th of February 2020, on the sidelines of […] ... more
  • 4 days Harvey Weinstein guilty over sexual assaults StarrFM
    Harvey Weinstein has been found guilty of sexual assault, capping a stunning downfall for the former Hollywood mogul and a victory for the #MeToo movement against harassment. Weinstein, 67, was convicted in New York City of third-degree rape and first-degree criminal sexual act. But he was cleared of the most serious count of predatory sexual […] ... more
  • 4 days NPP primaries: Akwatia deserves an MP who can market it to investors StarrFM
    A private legal practitioner, Kwame Owiredu Donkor, aspiring as Parliamentary Candidate for Akwatia on the ticket of the ruling New Patriotic Party says it time the constituency gets a Member of Parliament with the competence to strategically market the area to the world. According to him, Parliamentary work in Africa keeps evolving from mere lawmaking […] ... more
  • 4 days Scholarship saga: Auditor-General playing ‘political mischief’ – Quaitoo StarrFM
    The Chairman of the Education Committee of Parliament and MP for Akim Oda William Agyapong Quaitoo has accused the Auditor-General of playing political mischief with his auditing of the GETfund secretariat. According to him, the public officials whose scholarships have angered the nation deserved financial assistance they got from the secretariat. “They qualified to apply […] ... more
  • 4 days Go back to arbitration with unibank shareholders – Court orders BoG StarrFM
    An Accra High court has ordered the Bank of Ghana to go back to arbitration with shareholders of unibank over the revocation of the bank’s license in 2018. The court has also directed the parties involved in the case to choose their own arbitrator in the matter. The court ruling comes after the appointed arbitrator […] ... more
  • 4 days Takoradi economy boosted with 62-acre new Atlantic terminal StarrFM
    The Local Economy of Sekondi-Takoradi has been boosted with over 210 million dollar construction of an Atlantic Terminal with the Port of Takoradi by Ibistek an Indigenous fully owned Ghanaian Company. The Atlantic Terminal which will sit on 62 hectors of reclaimed land is being undertaken by a Belgium Company Jan DeNul is expected to […] ... more
  • 4 days EC’s decision to compile new register makes sense – Akufo-Addo StarrFM
    President Akufo-Addo has backed the decision by the Electoral Commission to compile a new register ahead of the 2020 elections. Speaking at a meeting with the Ghanaian community in Oslo in Norway, the President said the decision by the EC makes a lot of sense adding that the electoral management body should be allowed to […] ... more
  • 5 days St. Fidelis SHS turns kitchen into dormitory due to infrastructure crisis StarrFM
    St.Fidelis Senior High Technical School in the Afram Plains South District of the Eastern region is facing serious infrastructural and logistical Challenges which is affecting the delivery of quality education to students. The infrastructural Challenges has compelled school authorities to convert a kitchen to dormitory, merged classes, whilst students study in uncompleted building. Dormitories are […] ... more
  • 5 days Cape Coast Technical University finally gets VC StarrFM
    The Cape Coast Technical University(CCTU) has inducted into office the first substantive Vice-Chancellor since its conversion from a polytechnic four years ago. The Technical University which has had a chequered history with the suspension of its formal acting vice Chancellor Prof. Lawrence Atepor two years ago was later run by an Interim Management Committee(IMC) before […] ... more
  • 5 days Accra Aca 99 Group Climax 20th Anniversary with refurbished Staff Common room StarrFM
    The 1999 old students year group of Accra Academy who funded the renovation and refurbishment of the school staff common room, have handed over the project after its completion at a ceremony in the school located at Kaneshie in Accra. The fifty-five thousand cedis (Ghc 55,000) cost of refurbished staff common room was in fulfilment […] ... more
  • 5 days Justin Bieber beats Elvis Presley’s US chart record StarrFM
    Justin Bieber’s seventh album, Changes, has debuted at the top of the US Billboard chart – beating a record set by Elvis Presley 59 years ago. The Canadian singer is now the youngest solo artist to achieve seven number one albums, at the age of 25 years. Elvis was 26 when he scored his seventh […] ... more
  • 5 days Voters’ register: ‘Deceptive’ EC playing dangerous games – IMANI StarrFM
    Renowned policy Think Tank IMANI Ghana has accused the Electoral Commission of deception and playing dangerous games with its decision to go ahead with a new Voters’ register ahead of the 2020 elections. In a statement, IMANI stated that the Electoral Commission has blatantly and consistently lied about the true facts of the current biometric […] ... more
  • 5 days Napo, Adwoa Safo other public officers must refund scholarship monies – Azeem StarrFM
    Anti-graft campaigner, Vitus Azeem, says public officials who used their positions to obtain GETfund scholarships in the past should be made to pay back the sponsorship fees to the state. According to him, even though they could not be blamed for securing the scholarships, they should, out of good conscience, payback since were not needy […] ... more
  • 5 days NPP primaries: Assibey Yeboah responds swiftly to hospital’s SOS request StarrFM
    The Member of Parliament for New Juaben South Dr.Mark Assibey Yeboah has donated hundred pieces of bedspread with pillows and hundred pieces of durable plastic Chairs to the Female Surgical Ward of the Eastern Regional Hospital, Koforidua. Receiving the items, the In-Charge of the Female Ward -Deputy Director Nursing Service (DDNS) Dorothy Takyi commended the […] ... more
  • 5 days V/R: MCE commissions classroom blocks for Nogokpo, SPACO and others StarrFM
    The Municipal Chief Executive for the Ketu South Municipal Assembly, Hon. Elliot Edem Agbenorwu, has commissioned and handed over new classroom blocks to the students and staffs of Nogokpo, Glitame, Agavedzi basic schools and the St. Paul’s Senior High School in Denu, to reduce infrastructure challenges facing the schools. On Thursday, a 6-unit classroom block […] ... more
  • 5 days Microfinance collapse: Customers to reiceive cash and bonds as payment begins StarrFM
    Customers of the collapsed Microfinance and Savings and Loans firms are to begin receiving monies through CBG today. According to a statment by the bank, customers whose investment go beyond the agreed threshold will have them converted into bonds. It comes after President Akufo-Addo gave the assurance during his last state of the nation address […] ... more
  • 5 days 2020 Census: GSS inaugurates 8-member implementation committee for Akatsi North StarrFM
    The Ghana Statistical Services has inaugurated an 8-member District Census Implementation Committee (DCIC), for the Akatsi North District ahead of the 2020 Population and Housing Census (PHC) exercise. The committee which was inaugurated on Friday 21 February, by the Deputy Volta regional director of GSS, Mr. Louis Toboh, is tasked to coordinate activities within the […] ... more
  • 5 days Former Caf General Secretary Amr Fahmy dies StarrFM
    Former Confederation of African Football General Secretary Amr Fahmy has died at the age of 36 after a two year battle with cancer. The Egyptian served as General Secretary between November 2017 and April 2019, when he was removed from his position without explanation. Caf released a statement calling his death shocking and saying they […] ... more
  • 5 days BBC launches 2020 Komla Dumor award StarrFM
    The BBC is seeking a rising star of African journalism for the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award, now in its sixth year. Journalists from across Africa are invited to apply for the award, which aims to uncover and promote fresh talent from the continent. The winner will spend three months at the BBC headquarters […] ... more
  • 5 days GETfund: Adwoa Safo, NAPO not awarded scholarships under our administration StarrFM
    The Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) has stated that the Minister for Education Mathew Opoku Prempeh, the Procurement Minister, Sarah Adwoa Safo and the Executive Secretary of the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA), Prince Hamidu Armah were not awarded scholarships under the current administration. The three notable government appointees have been captured as […] ... more
  • 5 days Renew my mandate – Akufo-Addo appeals to Ghanaians StarrFM
    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo has appealed to Ghanaians to renew his mandate as President based on his first term achievements come December 7, 2020, when the nation goes to the polls to elect a President and Members of Parliament to serve from 7th January 2021 to 7th January 2024. Addressing members of the […] ... more
  • 5 days I was “needy” when I applied for GETfund scholarship in 2012 – NaCCA boss StarrFM
    The Executive Secretary of NaCCA, Dr Prince Armah has said he was needy when he applied and obtained the GETfund scholarship which enabled him to embark on his PhD abroad. According to him, the scholarship predates his time at the government agency. “That I believe that the scholarship scheme we have is best used to […] ... more
  • 5 days I haven’t received scholarship as a minister – Napo StarrFM
    Education Minister Mathew Opoku Prempeh has denied reports he has received GETfund scholarship as a minister to study abroad. It comes after he and other government appointees were listed in an audit report of the GETfund scholarship secretariat as having enjoyed the scholarship which is meant for the needy. According to the audit report, the […] ... more
  • 5 days Nigerian man who waited for 23 years to become a father, dies 7 months after welcoming a set of twin boys StarrFM
    A Nigerian man, Tony Abayomi Alder, who waited for 23 years to become a father, has died 7 months after he welcomed a set of twin boys. Businesswoman, Ibukun Awosika, who took to IG to mourn the deceased, revealed that the late Alder, who was a missionary worker, died today. While paying tribute to the deceased, […] ... more
  • 5 days Napo, Adwoa Safo other ministers took Getfund scholarships to study abroad – Report StarrFM
    It has emerged that some ministers of state have been given scholarships from the GETfund scholarship secretariat to embark on courses abroad. The mandate of the GETFund is to grant scholarships to brilliant but needy Ghanaians. The list including some members of parliament and deputy ministers are contained in the audited report of the auditor […] ... more
  • 5 days judge who declared support for Akufo-Addo breached judicial code – Prof. Azar StarrFM
    Professor Stephen Kwaku Asare (Kwaku Azar) has expressed shock over the decision by a superior court judge who doubles as a chief to endorse the candidature of President Akufo-Addo for the 2020 elections. Justice Clemence Jackson Honyenuga, who is hearing the ongoing trial of the former Ghana Cocoa Board boss, Dr Stephen Opuni and businessman […] ... more
  • 5 days Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury fight will happen this year – Hearn StarrFM
    Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn wants a blockbuster all-British heavyweight unification fight with Tyson Fury this year after Fury battered Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas to become a two-time world champion. Fury brought Wilder’s five-year reign as WBC heavyweight champion to a halt in seven rounds in their rematch on Saturday. Fourteen months after their […] ... more
  • 5 days Deontay Wilder Team Speaks StarrFM
    Former WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder did not attend the post-fight press conference as he went to the hospital following his fight with Tyson “The Gypsy King” Fury on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Wilder’s trainer Jay Deas and manager Shelly Finkel were present. “Mark (Breland) […] ... more
  • 5 days Robbers shoot Chinese dead, hack Ghanaian worker at Gomoa StarrFM
    A Chines engineer at the Executive Stone quarry at Gomoa Ojobi in the Gomoa East district has been shot dead by suspected robbers who stormed the premises of the company. A Ghanaian worker who was also shot by the robbers is in critical condition at the Winneba Trauma and Specialist hospital. One of the workers […] ... more
  • 5 days GOIL’s 0.2% fuel reduction scandalous– Alex Mould StarrFM
    Former Chief Executive of the National Petroleum Authority, Alex Mould has described as scandalous the recent fuel price reduction by Ghana Oil Company Ltd (GOIL) According to the former downstream petroleum boss, GOIL’s percentage price drop is insignificant as the price of oil on the international market has fallen hugely. “Oil prices down 7.5%, cedi […] ... more
  • 6 days UCC condemns bloody clashes between Oguaa and ATL halls StarrFM
    Authorities at the University of Cape Coast have expressed their displeasure at the violence that took place at the university on Friday. The clash between residents of the Oguaa hall and Atlantic Hall (ATL) in the late hours of Friday resulted in the destruction of property with some students sustaining various degrees of injuries. This […] ... more
  • 6 days Akuapem North MP Dokua submit forms amid cheers and massive support StarrFM
    The NPP Member of Parliament for Akuapem North and deputy Minister for Information Nana Ama Dokua Asiamah Adjei last Thursday submitted her filing forms to seek re-election as the Parliamentary Candidate for the December general elections. The MP was accompanied by her Husband and Presidential staffer, Charles Bissue, polling station and constituency executives as well […] ... more
  • 6 days GOIL reduces fuel prices StarrFM
    GOIL has reduced fuel prices with effect from Saturday, February 22, 2020. SupeXP RON 95 is now 5.40 Cedis while Diesel will now sell at 5.41 Cedis. The revision in prices is as a result of reductions in international prices of finished products and the appreciation of the Cedi against major currencies especially the US […] ... more
  • 6 days Takoradi-Tarkwa train service suspended StarrFM
    The Ghana Railway Company has announced the Takoradi-Tarkwa passenger service will be suspended for two weeks. The suspension, according to a statement from the company, takes effect from Monday, March 2, 2020. The statement said the suspension of service became necessary after the Ghana Railway Development Authority notified them that the contractor who developed some […] ... more
  • 6 days Fury beats Deontay Wilder in world title fight in Las Vegas StarrFM
    Tyson Fury produced the most destructive performance of his boxing life to end Deontay Wilder’s five-year reign as WBC heavyweight world champion in seven thrilling rounds of their Las Vegas rematch. The Briton, 31, pummelled his rival in a way few could have imagined following their 2018 draw, flooring him in the third and fifth […] ... more
  • 7 days Pay NHIA debts now – GMA appeals to govt StarrFM
    The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has appealed to government to pay off its indebtedness to health facilities under the National Health Insurance Scheme in order to prevent a collapse of the scheme. “GMA calls on government and the NHIA to as matter of urgency pay all monies owed these facilities with immediate effect to ensure […] ... more
  • 7 days ECG Staff undergo fire safety training StarrFM
    The Electricity Company of Ghana, Central Region has organized a two-day training on fire safety, emergency preparedness and evacuation for staff. The training, facilitated by resource persons from the Ghana National Fire Service, brought together hundred participants on day one and two respectively from all ten operational districts in the region. Speaking during the opening […] ... more
  • 7 days Samsung QLED TV: A TV that can bring the Dead back to Life StarrFM
    In every aspect you try to analyze the Samsung QLED TV, there is a life satisfying moment you can arrive at. The TV was created for mans satisfaction and was crafted, to at least, make every person wish to have an experience of it even if owning one would remain a dream. Its many features […] ... more
  • 7 days ENA embarks on skin cancer awareness campaign for persons with albinism StarrFM
    Engage now Africa (ENA) a Non-Governmental Organization has shown concern for persons with albinism by organising a forum to sensitise and educate them on Skin Cancer. The Skin Cancer Awareness Forum which took place at The Ghana Rehabilitation Center in Accra yesterday aimed to give first-hand information to persons with albinism on the need to […] ... more
  • 7 days JHS not extended to 4 years – NaCCA StarrFM
    The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA) has debunked assertions that the duration for Junior High School education has been extended to four years, whereas Senior High School education has been reduced to two years. In an interview, the Executive Secretary of NaCCA Dr. Prince Armah explained that the new CCP Curriculum is the […] ... more
  • 1 week RTI: A-Plus writes to request procurement information on 375 ambulances StarrFM
    Musician turned political activist Kwame Asare Obeng popularly known as A-Plus has formerly written to the Special Initiative ministry requesting information on the recently purchased and distributed 375 ambulances by the Akufo-Addo government. A Plus, acting through his lawyer Nii Kpakpo Samoa Addo, is asking for direct information on the procurement process used for the […] ... more
  • 1 week GFA appoints Henry Asante Twum head of Communications StarrFM
    The Ghana Football Association has appointed Mr Henry Asante Twum as Head of Communications. With over 15 years of experience in the media landscape, Henry formerly worked for Tema Youth FC and Premier League club, Dreams FC as Director of Communications. Asante was also Group Head of Sports at EIB Media Network and has also […] ... more
  • 1 week Dr. Abdullah Mohammed scoops 2019 MT Shokunbi Prize StarrFM
    Dr. Abdullah Hadi Mohammed of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital has won the 2019 MT Shokunbi Prize in Neurosurgery in a graduation ceremony held in Abuja, Nigeria. Organized by the West African College of Surgeons, the award is aimed at recognizing the contribution of young surgeons in the West African sub-region. The prestigious award is […] ... more
  • 1 week 21 ‘Western Togolanders’ charged, remanded into police custody StarrFM
    Police Prosecutors have arraigned twenty-one (21) persons suspected to be involved in activities of the Western Togoland secessionists group in the Volta Region and have secured a two weeks remand of the accused persons in order to complete their investigations into the matter. Charges The 21 accused persons have been charged with two counts of […] ... more
  • 1 week Akufo-Addo leaves for Scotland, Norway, Switzerland StarrFM
    President Akufo-Addo has left Ghana for a 12-day working visit to Scotland, Norway, the United Kingdom, Switzerland and Belgium. On Saturday, 22nd February, President Akufo-Addo will deliver the keynote address at the St Andrews Africa Summit, “a student-led initiative that promotes a versatile discussion about Africa, African and African Affairs”, on the theme “Leadership, Development […] ... more
  • 1 week Ghana’s debt-servicing-to-revenue-ratio is 60% not 30% – Alex Mould challenges IMF StarrFM
    Former Executive Director of Standard Chartered Bank, Alex Mould, has challenged the Resident Representative of International Monetary Fund (IMF) claim that Ghana’s debt servicing ratio to revenue for 2019 was around 30 percent. According to the financial expert, the figure quoted by the IMF rep was not accurate. “It should rather be approximately 60%”, the […] ... more
  • 1 week Vote for those who stood by NPP in opposition – Takoradi MP to delegates StarrFM
    The Member of Parliament for Takoradi Constituency, Kwabena Okyere Darko Mensah, is advising members of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) to vote massively for aspirants who supported and were in the thick of affairs when the party was in opposition some eight years ago The NPP opened its nominations for Presidential and Parliamentary primaries […] ... more
  • 1 week EURO 2020: UEFA Apologies to Fans over Ticket Cancellations StarrFM
    UEFA has apologised for a technical error over Euro 2020 tickets that has left fans hundreds of pounds out of pocket. A new batch of tickets for this summer’s tournament was made available on Wednesday for fans unsuccessful in the initial ballots. Fans who thought they had secured tickets then also bought flights and accommodation […] ... more
  • 1 week Wilder, Fury ready for Vegas rematch StarrFM
    The most-anticipated heavyweight showdown in nearly two decades will transfix the boxing world on Saturday when unbeaten WBC champion Deontay Wilder faces Tyson Fury in a long-awaited rematch. In what is the biggest heavyweight collision since Lennox Lewis bludgeoned Mike Tyson into submission on the banks of the Mississippi River in 2002, Wilder and Fury […] ... more
  • 1 week Court dismisses Association Int’l School’s injunction against Turkish contractor StarrFM
    An Accra High Court presided over by Justice Afua Novisi Aryene has dismissed an interim application for injunction against the Turkish contractor at the centre of the controversial 22-storey building at the Airport Residential area. The Association International School had issued a writ against Kess Plus Construction, the Turkish constructor working on the project. The […] ... more
  • 1 week Donald Trump mocks Oscars winner Parasite StarrFM
    US President Donald Trump has hit out at the Oscars for awarding Best Picture to Parasite, a dark South Korean comedy about class struggle and wealth inequality. It is in Korean, and has been screened internationally with English subtitles. He asked “can we get Gone With the Wind back please?” – a reference to the […] ... more
  • 1 week Lesotho’s PM to be charged with murdering his wife StarrFM
    Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane, 80, is to be charged with the murder of his estranged wife Lipolelo Thabane, police have said. Mr Thabane announced he would be stepping down in July because of old age, without commenting about the case. His current wife Maesaiah Thabane has already been charged with the murder. He would […] ... more
  • 1 week Afram Plains: Renewed tension as farmers vow to attack Fulani herders StarrFM
    There is an imminent bloody clash between farmers and Fulani herders in Afram Plains South District of the Eastern Region. Currently, there is escalating tension in some communities following the destruction of large hectares of farms and crops by cattle jolting in search for food as grasses wither to unappealing brown as a result of […] ... more
  • 1 week Over 33k teachers sit for GES maiden Staff Promotion Exam StarrFM
    The revised promotion process for the staff of Ghana Education Service has taken off smoothly in all the 35 examination centres spread across the 16 regions. The first-ever aptitude test for staff promotion has replaced the hitherto face to face interview sessions that was fraught with multiple challenges. The Director-General of the Ghana Education Service, […] ... more
  • 1 week Russia meddling to help Trump win re-election, US lawmakers hear StarrFM
    US intelligence agencies have warned that Russia is attempting to help President Donald Trump get re-elected in November, US media report. The comments came in a closed-door briefing to the House Intelligence Committee on 13 February, officials told US outlets. President Trump was reportedly enraged, complaining that Democrats would use the information against him. He […] ... more
  • 1 week NPP polls: New Juaben can’t wait to vote out ‘incompetent’ Asibe Yeboah – Free Zone boss StarrFM
    The Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Free Zones Authority, GFZA, Micheal Kofi Okyere Baafi has asserted that Constituents and executives of the ruling New Patriotic Party in the New Juaben South constituency see the incumbent Member of Parliament, Dr. Mark Asibe Yeboah, as “incompetent, inept and selfish” hence eager to vote him out. Michael Okyere […] ... more
  • 1 week My son is not involved in galamsey – Frimpong-Boateng StarrFM
    The Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng has stated that his son is not involved in mining contrary to public speculations that he was engaged in the mining business. When asked if his son was involved in galamsey [illegal mining] during a media interview after the delivery of President Akufo-Addo’s […] ... more
  • 1 week Full text: Akufo-Addo’s State of the Nation Address StarrFM
    MESSAGE ON THE STATE OF THE NATION BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC, NANA ADDO DANKWA AKUFO-ADDO Mr Speaker, I am glad to be here again in this august House to perform one of the most pleasant duties on the calendar of the President of the Republic, that is to give Honourable Members and the Ghanaian […] ... more
  • 1 week Galamsey ongoing with impunity – Environmental NGO challenges Akufo-Addo StarrFM
    Environment-oriented NGO, ECO Conscious Citizens Ghana, has challenged claims by President Akufo-Addo that illegal mining has reduced following government’s clampdown on activities of illegal miners. According to Coordinator for the NGO, Awula Serwaa, illegal mining popularly known as galamsey is still going on with impunity. “Illegal mining is going on with impunity. The situation is […] ... more
  • 1 week I am running with Bawumia again – Akufo-Addo StarrFM
    President Akufo-Addo has announced that he will be running for President in the 2020 elections with the sitting Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia as his running mate. The President made the disclosure at the Headquarters of New Patriotic Party (NPP) when he addressed party faithful after submitting his nomination forms to the Party leadership in fulfillment […] ... more
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