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  • 5 months 15% pay rise hits civil servants’ accounts StarrFM
    Civil servants have been smiling to the bank as their salaries have seen a 15 per cent rise from the month of March. The pay rise was agreed as far back as August 2016 and effected in March 2020, thus bringing some relief to civil servants in such difficult times. The imposition of restrictions and […] ... more
  • 5 months It will be “unwise” to prosecute Akropong Kingmakers – Police StarrFM
    The Akropong District Police Commander, Superintendent Stephen Tetteh, has said, it would not be reasonable to immediately prosecute four Kingmakers arrested over the weekend for flouting the ban on public gathering. According to him, the security situation in Akropong is still volatile therefore it will not be prudent to initiate legal process against the royals […] ... more
  • 5 months Four new interchanges to be constructed in Kumasi – Amoako Atta StarrFM
    The Minister of Roads and Highways, Kwasi Amoako Atta, has said the government is set to build four new standard interchanges in Kumasi to drastically reduce vehicular traffic in the Ashanti regional capital. The project according to the minister will take place at Suame Roundabout, Anloga junction (Oforikrom), Bekwai roundabout and airport roundabout. Briefing the […] ... more
  • 5 months Ghana needs US$10bn to fix flooding – Minister StarrFM
    The Minister of Works and Housing, Samuel Atta Akyea, has disclosed that about US$10 billion would be needed to construct subterranean drains to help deal with the country’s perennial flooding. According to him, although a subterranean drain is capital-intensive, “we do not have a choice. We would have to tackle this by going to the […] ... more
  • 5 months Zoomlion denies Live FM acquisition StarrFM
    Waste Management Company, Zoomlion, has denied reports that it has acquired the frequency of Live 91.9FM from the EIB Network. Rumours are rife that the media conglomerate, which owns multiple radio and TV channels, has sold Live FM to the JOSPONG group. But in a statement Monday, Zoomlion said: “The attention of Management of Zoomlion […] ... more
  • 5 months Parliament resumes proceedings May 19 StarrFM
    The commencement of the second meeting of the fourth session of the Seventh Parliament of the Fourth Republic has been slated for May 19, 2020 Speaker Prof Mike Ocquaye has notified. The speaker in a memo said: ” in pursuance of standing order 37 of the parliament of Ghana, I Professor Aaron Michael Ocquaye, Speaker […] ... more
  • 5 months We’ll change all mask-less Akufo-Addo billboards – AAG StarrFM
    The Executive Director of the Advertisers Association of Ghana, Francis Dadzie, has stated that all billboards with the mask-less Akufo-Addo pictures will be pulled down and changed immediately. According to him, there were several meetings with a government representative before the billboards were erected but added that the Information Ministry was not consulted. The Government […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19: Advertising firms sack 60% workforce as companies go down StarrFM
    Seventy per cent of advertising companies have been grounded to a halt due to the adverse effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Also, sixty per cent of workers in the industry and members of the Advertising Association of Ghana have been laid off due to same, the AAG has revealed. The AAG, however, noted that it […] ... more
  • 5 months Stop playing football – Tarkwa MCE warns as COVID-19 cases rise to 11 StarrFM
    The Municipal Chief Executive for Tarkwa Gilbert Ken Asmah has appealed to residents of the area to stop playing football in their communities in order to curb the spread of COVID-19. “Please stop playing football or soccer. And the market women too please don’t cram up in the markets. We all need to play our […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID19: Menstrual hygiene remains essential – Kobi Hemaa to communities StarrFM
    Celebrated media personality, Kobi Hemaa Osisiadan-Bekoe, has reached out to three communities in the Greater Accra region with the “Pad for All” Project. The “Pad for All’ Project is an initiative to ensure the less privileged in the society maintains personal hygiene during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. The event, which is organised by Angeles Foundation and Repairer […] ... more
  • 5 months Harruna Attah writes: The embarrassing Covid-19 Billboard StarrFM
    So whose idea was the Covid-19 outdoor display above? They have issued a disclaimer of sorts, but many questions are still begging for answers. Are they telling me that client and agency did not meet to analyse image and copy before it was signed off? For such things, there’s always a paper trail. And for such a […] ... more
  • 5 months VRA cuts net losses by 91% StarrFM
    The Volta River Authority (VRA) has reported a significant improvement in net losses year-on-year from about GH¢1.2billion to GH¢100million at the end of 2019, representing a 91.6 per cent reduction. The reduction is attributed to strategic actions such as the implementation of a Financial Recovery Plan rolled out in 2018, a cut in administrative expenses […] ... more
  • 5 months Mask-less Akufo-Addo billboards to be pulled down StarrFM
    Government has directed city authorities to remove COVID-19 awareness billboards that feature President Akufo-Addo without a mask. The billboards which have sprung up in many parts of Accra advocating the need for mask-wearing as a measure in curbing COVID-19 show a giant image of the President without a mask. The spectacle has provoked criticism on […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19: Students with disabilities face exclusion from education StarrFM
    Thousands of Students with disabilities are having it tough catching up with academic work as schools remain shut due to COVID 19 restrictions. While able students can latch unto Television platforms and other virtual systems to continue teaching and learning; these students with hearing, visual and intellectual impairments are simply unable to cope. What’s more […] ... more
  • 5 months E/R: Couple accuse Police of negligence over ‘trafficked son’ StarrFM
    On September 20, 2019, before going to the farm, the Couple left their 2 years and ten months old son in the care of a neighbour in the Akumesu Community near Begoro in the Eastern Region. While in the farm, the caregiver rushed to enquire if the Child they left in her custody followed them […] ... more
  • 5 months Coronavirus: Which African countries are ahead on testing? StarrFM
    Testing plays a major role in the response to the coronavirus, as it helps us understand how far the disease has spread. The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, which co-ordinates pandemic responses across the continent, says there is a large gap in testing rates between nations. So which countries are succeeding in testing, […] ... more
  • 5 months Zoomlion disinfects 103 schools in Central region StarrFM
    Sanitation giants, Zoomlion Ghana Ltd has begun disinfection of second cycle schools in the Central region. The exercise at the end will see 103 secondary and technical schools being disinfected. The exercise covers the disinfection of dormitories, classrooms, bungalows among other facilities of the various second cycle institutions. The exercise, according to authorities is meant […] ... more
  • 5 months Attacks on journos, radio closures condemnable – Mahama on Press Freedom Day StarrFM
    Former President John Mahama has condemned what he describes as harassment of journalists under the Akufo-Addo government as the world celebrates Press Freedom Day. In a statement to mark the Day, the NDC flagbearer said: “When the freedom of the press is curtailed, democracy suffers. And all the other human rights that anchor our dignity […] ... more
  • 5 months VRA Senior Staff dies in gory accident StarrFM
    A senior staff of Volta River Authority (VRA) has died in a gory accident at Akuse in the Eastern region. The deceased, Eric Dogbe, 46, an Engineer with VRA was driving an unregistered Toyota Corolla vehicle with one occupant – Peter Horlornyo – from Juapong to Akuse. According to eyewitnesses, the deceased who was speeding […] ... more
  • 5 months E/R: St.Mary’s Day Care gives K’dua Prisons items worth GHC10K StarrFM
    St.Mary’s Day Care Preparatory School in Koforidua has donated food items, toiletries and medication worth Ghc10,000.00 to the Koforidua Prisons. The items include large sacks of beans, gari and salt, gallons of palm oil, caked soap, washing soap, boxes of disinfectants,medication, among others. The donation is a perennial exercise the revered private school extends to […] ... more
  • 5 months Celebrities pay tribute to late Bishop Bernard Nyarko StarrFM
    Ghanaian celebrities have taken to social media to pay tribute to the late Kumawood actor Bishop Bernard Nyarko. Check out posts from some entertainers:   View this post on Instagram   I’m still speechless 🤦‍♀️💔💔💔. #RIP BISHOP.. A post shared by Tracey Boakye (@tracey_boakye) on May 2, 2020 at 1:45pm PDT   View this post […] ... more
  • 5 months Afrosoul singer OL out with ‘Know’ StarrFM
    Ghanaian-based Nigerian singer O.L is out with brand new afrosoul masterpiece christened ‘Know”. OL broke into the music scene with his debut single and video “Selasie”. He was later featured on Mr Eazi’s Empawa 100 project which further boosted his career. Listen to ‘Know’ here and share your thoughts: Source: Ghana/Starrfm.com.gh/103.5FM ... more
  • 5 months 14 arrested for performing Dipo rites in Somanya StarrFM
    The Somanya District Police Command has arrested fourteen (14) people for performing puberty rite known traditionally as “Dipo” in contravention to the ban on public gathering. The suspects have arrested on Saturday, May 2, 2020, at Sawer a suburb of Somanya in the Eastern Region. The suspects are; Samuel Lawer Opata 85, Tetteh Rebecca 70, […] ... more
  • 5 months Gov’t commends Media on Press Freedom Day StarrFM
    Governmentt has congratulated journalists in Ghana as the world marks Press Freedom Day today. This year’s celebration is being marked globally under the theme “Journalism without Fear or Favour”. The theme focuses on the significant role the Press is playing in the ongoing COVID-19 situation, and how their contribution by providing verified information can lead […] ... more
  • 5 months Popular Kumawood actor Bishop Bernard Nyarko dies StarrFM
    Popular Kumawood actor Bishop Bernard Nyarko has died in Accra. The popular actor passed on Saturday after battling a short illness, according to multiple sources. The late actor was a member and associate pastor at the Senior Pastor of Grace Redemption Chapel. The family is yet to reveal the cause of the demise of the […] ... more
  • 5 months Coronavirus: Spain makes masks compulsory on public transport StarrFM
    Masks will be compulsory on public transport in Spain from Monday as the country moves to gradually relax its tough lockdown. Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said the government would distribute 6m masks, mainly at transport locations, and give another 7m to local authorities. Adults in Spain have been able to exercise outdoors on Saturday for […] ... more
  • 5 months Your COVID donation misplaced priority – MoE PR to Private schools StarrFM
    The Director of Communications of the Ministry of Education, Vincent Ekow Assafuah says it was needless for the Ghana National Association of Private Schools (GNAPS) to donate an amount of GHC50,000 to the COVID-19 Trust Fund when they are financially struggling. In an interaction on Kasapa 102.5 FM on Friday, May, 01, 2020 the Ministry […] ... more
  • 5 months Lower Axim Traditional Authority donates nose masks to indigens StarrFM
    The Lower Axim Traditional Authority in the Nzema East Municipality of the Western Region has donated Seven Thousand (7000) pieces of nose masks to indigens of Axim. The beneficiaries include market women, fisherfolks, taxi drivers, fishmongers etc. The exercise which was led by the Paramount Chief of Lower Axim Traditional Area, Awulae Attibrukusu III and […] ... more
  • 5 months CODA empowers fisherfolk with 5000 outboard motors StarrFM
    The Coastal Development Authority (CODA) has taken delivery of 1,300 Yamaha outboard motors to be distributed to fisherfolk within the Coastal Development Zone(CDZ) at highly subsidized prices as part of efforts by the Authority to boost Ghana’s fishing industry, empower the fishers and strengthen their families. Speaking with the media, the Chief Executive Officer of […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19 cases hit 2169, another person dies as 229 recover StarrFM
    COVID-19 cases in Ghana have spiked to 2169, the Ghana Health Service has announced on its website. One more person has died from the deadly Covid-19 virus bringing the death toll to 18. The Ghana Health Service disclosed on its website on Saturday that 229 persons have since recovered from the 2169 cases. The Greater […] ... more
  • 5 months UE/R: Group provides 150 Veronica Buckets at borehole spots against COVID-19 StarrFM
    Well Constructed, an organisation dedicated to supporting communities in need of drinkable water in Ghana, has made available 150 hand-washing buckets and positioned them near some 96 boreholes it has provided so far for free in the Upper East Region. The donation is part of its campaign against the spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19: Access Bank to cut staff salaries to avoid job losses StarrFM
    Access Bank Plc plans to cut salaries to avoid job losses as coronavirus hampers the operations of Nigeria’s biggest lender, according to people with direct knowledge of the matter. The reductions are expected to start from May unless business conditions improve, said the people, who were briefed on the matter during a conference call and […] ... more
  • 5 months Decomposing body of man found hanging at Ketu North StarrFM
    The decomposing body of a man believed to be in his early 30s has been found hanging on a rope tied to a tree in a nearby bush at Amaglo Korpe, a village in the Ketu North Municipality of the Volta region. The lifeless body of the deceased was found by some tractor operators who […] ... more
  • 5 months Galamsey pit caves in at Akyem Mampong; One dead StarrFM
    A 37-year-old illegal miner has died after a mining pit caved in. The incident occurred Friday, May 1, 2020, at Akyem Mampong in the Atiwa East District of the Eastern region Information gathered by Starr News indicates that the deceased Razak Bempong and other illegal miners were illegally mining in a pit mined by Gold […] ... more
  • 5 months Sudan criminalises female genital mutilation StarrFM
    Sudan has criminalised carrying out female genital mutilation (FGM), making it punishable by three years in jail. Some 87% of Sudanese women aged between 14 and 49 have undergone some form of FGM, according to the UN. In Sudan, it is common for women to get the inner and outer labia, and usually, the clitoris, […] ... more
  • 5 months E/R : Two persons murdered; one shot another butchered StarrFM
    Two persons have been murdered in two separate incidents at Akyem Osiem and Nkawkaw in the Eastern region. The body of a young man shot dead was found Friday, May 1, 2020 along the Akyem Osiem to Ettukrom highway in Abuakwa North Municipality. The unidentified man was found in a pool of blood with fresh […] ... more
  • 5 months Adaklu MP hands over 2 CHPS compounds, nurses quarters to health directorate StarrFM
    The Member of Parliament for the Adaklu Constituency, Kwame Governs Agbodza has handed over two new CHPS compounds and a 2-unit nurses’ quarters to the Adaklu district health directorate. The two facilities located at Adaklu Have and Amuzudeve would provide basic health care delivery to residents in the two communities and other adjoining villages including […] ... more
  • 5 months V/R: KeMA intensifies Covid-19 fight; distributes free nose masks to residents StarrFM
    The Keta Municipal Assembly has stepped up the fight against the deadly novel coronavirus by distributing nose masks and hand sanitizers to residents. On Thursday, April 30, the Assembly began the free distribution of 5,000 pieces of nose masks and 3,000 bottles of hand sanitizers to market centres, commercial motorbike riders, lorry stations, public and […] ... more
  • 5 months StanChart Ghana supports frontline workers at Ga-East Municipal Hospital StarrFM
    Standard Chartered Bank Ghana has today donated PPEs to the Ga-East Municipal Hospital in Kwabenya. This is keeping in line with the Bank’s brand promise to be ‘Here for Good’, particularly in times of adversity and its commitment to support emergency relief and aid those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in Ghana to the tune of GHS 1 […] ... more
  • 5 months Standard Chartered Bank Ghana celebrates all frontline workers on May Day 2020 StarrFM
    Today we celebrate the efforts and aspirations of all Ghanaian workers, particularly the frontline healthcare and essential workers who have in the wake of COVID-19, sacrificially dedicated their time and efforts to fight this deadly pandemic. As Ghana has been engaged in an all-out fight against COVID-19 for the past several weeks, we have learnt […] ... more
  • 5 months Domestic Airlines resume operations StarrFM
    Domestic Airlines in Ghana have commenced operations after they stopped working over COVID-19 over the last three weeks. They are to resume full operations from Monday. Ghana’s borders have been shut as part of measures to control the spread of COVID-19 in the country. Aviation Minister Kofi Adda first hinted of the resumption of operations […] ... more
  • 5 months Three chiefs, linguist arrested at Akropong after installing Okuapemhene StarrFM
    Four persons have been picked by Police in Akropong for violating the ban on social gathering and distancing by installing a chief. They were picked Friday afternoon by a police team led by the District Police Commander Stephen Tetteh. The suspects are three Chiefs and a linguist. They have since been granted bail to report […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19: Ghana extends border closure till May 31 StarrFM
    The closure of Ghana’s borders has been extended for another month, President Nana Akufo-Addo has announced. Addressing workers in a virtual May Day celebration on Friday, May 1, 2020, the President said the extension was effective 1 am on May 4, 2020, and would elapse on Sunday, May 31, 2020. The President in his address […] ... more
  • 5 months Newspaper wins first round in Meghan privacy case StarrFM
    The Mail on Sunday has won the first round of a legal battle against the Duchess of Sussex over the publication of a letter she wrote to her father. The duchess is suing for breach of privacy and copyright infringement after articles reproduced parts of a letter she sent Thomas Markle. The publisher denies the […] ... more
  • 5 months W/R: Pentecost Elder shot at Whindo StarrFM
    An Elder of the Church of Pentecost at Whindo, a farming community in the Effia Kwesimintsim Municipality of the Western Region has been shot by an unknown assailant, Assembly Member for the Asakai-Whindo electoral area Alex Nana Acheampong has disclosed. One Egya Esia has been picked up by the Kwesimintsim police command over the alleged […] ... more
  • 5 months Lessons from COVID-19 – Ayesha Algade Amadu writes StarrFM
    The entire world has literally come to standstill as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic caused by the corona virus (SARS-CoV-2). Some industries such as the aviation and tourism industries have been hard hit while others like manufacturers of medical equipment have seen a boom in business. Cities have been put under lockdown and […] ... more
  • 5 months NYA boss dissatisfied with progress of work on Koforidua sports stadium project StarrFM
    The Chief Executive Officer of the National Youth Authority (NYA), Sylvester Mensah Tetteh, has expressed dissatisfaction over the slow pace of work by the contractor working on the multi-purpose Youth Resource Center in Koforidua. Despite feeling let down, the CEO assured that the project would be completed before December 2020. He has, therefore, summoned the […] ... more
  • 5 months Heavy security as new Okuapemhene is installed StarrFM
    A new Okuapemhene is being enstooled in Akropong Akuapem in the Eastern Region amid tight security. There is heavy presence of armed police from the Formed Police Unit (FPU), Military personnel, BNI and National Security operatives. The swift enstoolment of Nana Kwadwo Kese, 34, as the new Okuapemhene follows nullification of the enstoolment of Odehye […] ... more
  • 5 months OPINION: Mr. Cathedral’s 88 Covid-19 Hospitals StarrFM
    The Covid-19 Broadcasts Last Sunday night, Ghanaians were subjected to yet another national broadcast on Covid-19. If the quotes above give off a whiff of plagiarism, the question that should naturally follow is: Who is doing the plagiarising? Elementary, my dear Dr. Watson! No marks for getting the correct answer…The answer has been trending on social […] ... more
  • 5 months Laying workers off will have post-pandemic consequences – Labour c’ssion StarrFM
    As Ghana joins the rest of the world to celebrate Workers Day today May 1, the National Labour Commission is entreating private organisations not to lay off workers, amid the Coronavirus pandemic. The commission says although it acknowledges we are not in normal times, certain trained workers cannot be laid off, else these organisations will […] ... more
  • 5 months We appreciate your efforts and sacrifices – Akufo-Addo to workers StarrFM
    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has saluted Ghanaian workers for their selfless contributions towards nation-building as Ghana joins the rest of the world to celebrate May Day. In a message to Ghanaian workers, the President said “We recognise and appreciate the efforts and sacrifices they have made towards the construction of the happy and prosperous […] ... more
  • 5 months Bawumia salutes workers on May Day StarrFM
    Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has hailed Ghanaian workers for their hard work and patriotic contributions as the world celebrate workers today 1 May. “On the occasion of Workers’ Day, I congratulate Ghanaian workers for their hard work and patriotic contributions towards the development of our country. God bless our workers. God bless our homeland […] ... more
  • 5 months Akufo-Addo’s 94 hospitals promise knee-jerk – Mahama StarrFM
    Former President John Mahama has described President Akufo-Addo’s promise to construct 94 new hospitals in one year as knee-jerk and reactionary. According to the NDC flagbearer, even though there is the need to improve on health infrastructure, the plan at doing so must be credible and well thought-through. “When even more investment is required to […] ... more
  • 5 months No need to name running mate while Ghana battles COVID-19 – Mahama to critics StarrFM
    Former President John Mahama has downplayed concerns that time is running out for him to name a running mate for the December polls. According to him, he is clear in his mind who will partner him for the elections but will announce him after the necessary consultations are done in the NDC. Speaking during his […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19 : PSG crowned Ligue 1 champions StarrFM
    Paris Saint-Germain were named as Ligue 1 champions on Thursday after France’s football league declared the coronavirus-hit season over. PSG led the table by 12 points from Marseille when the season was suspended in mid-March because of the Covid-19 outbreak, which has gone on to kill over 24,000 people in France. The announcement by the LFP […] ... more
  • 5 months Zenith Bank announces enhancement of its USSD Service *966# StarrFM
    Zenith Bank Ghana has announced that it has enhanced its USSD service, *966#, to enable both account and non-account holders engage in various banking transactions seamlessly in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, using their mobile phones. A statement issued by the bank in Accra on Thursday 30th April 2020 said “this exciting *966# service […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19 patients at Pentecost Centre complain of poor feeding, water shortage StarrFM
    Covid-19 patients at the Pentecost Convention Centre (PCC) at Gomoa Fetteh in the Central region are living in dire conditions as acute water shortage has hit the camp. The water situation coupled with a host of others such as poor feeding, delays in food delivery and plain disregard for social distancing protocol when serving food […] ... more
  • 5 months Heavy security at Akropong as House of Chiefs dethrones Okuapemhene StarrFM
    The Eastern Regional House of Chiefs has nullified the enstoolment of Odehye Kwasi Akufo as Okuapemhene. Odehye Kwasi Akufo was enstooled by the Paramount Queenmother Nana Afua Nketia Obuo as successor to the late Okuapemhene Oseadeeyo Addo Dankwa III without due traditional process. The Okuapeman stool has three ruling houses- Nketia, Amogyaa, and Sakyeabea. Currently, […] ... more
  • 5 months Adongo blames Osafo-Maafo over UNIPASS fiasco StarrFM
    Member of Parliament for Bolgatanga Central Isaac Adongo has cautioned the Senior Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo over the troubled Unipass deal. Freight forwarders have been unable to clear or ship cargo since the beginning of the week over failure of Unipass to successfully deploy its system to replace the existing one operated by GCNET and West […] ... more
  • 5 months Your behaviour is critical in Covid-19 fight – Akufo-Addo to Ghanaians StarrFM
    President Akufo-Addo says the personal behavioural choices of Ghanaians is the single most important thing if the country is to win the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. Addressing members and leaders of the Creative Arts industry in Ghana, at the seat of the country’s Presidency, Jubilee House, today 30th of April 2020, Akufo-Addo said even […] ... more
  • 5 months My barber told me light was off but I could see his TV on – Covid-19 survivor StarrFM
    Frederick Drah, one of the 212 persons who have fully recovered after contracting the deadly coronavirus has shared his experiences on the stigma he is facing after he detailed his battle to the media. The married father of four lamented over the treatment his family gets in the community he lives in, recounting when he […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19- Rolider Ghana supports Ayawaso West with GHC20k StarrFM
    Rolider Ghana Ltd. has donated GHC20,000 to the Ayawaso West Municipal towards the municipality’s Covid 19 fight. Operations Manager for Rolider Ghana Mr. Avi Cohen made the presentation on behalf of the Company. Mr. Cohen indicated that the company was making the donation to the Assembly because they wanted the donation to go directly to […] ... more
  • 5 months UN: Coronavirus pandemic could lead to 7m unintended pregnancies StarrFM
    Millions of women will lose access to contraception, face unexpected pregnancies and suffer gender-based violence as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a grim report from the UNFPA, the United Nations’ sexual and reproductive health agency. A group of sex workers queue, waiting for a local government subsidy facing the contingency caused … [+] KEY FACTS […] ... more
  • 5 months Court issues bench warrant for 9 Okada riders, 1 convicted, 4 get bail StarrFM
    The Circuit Court in Accra presided over by Her Honour Ellen Aryeh has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of nine Okada riders who were part of some 14 persons accused of violating the lockdown restrictions imposed by the President to contain the spread of Covid-19. The nine persons are Rabiu Ibrahim, Kwesi Guiso, […] ... more
  • 5 months Ghana records over 2k COVID-19 cases; death toll now 17 StarrFM
    COVID-19 case count in Ghana has seen a massive jump rising from 1,550 to over 2000. According to the Ghana Health Service, the current case count in Ghana stands at 2,074 with 17 deaths and 212 recoveries. This means 403 new cases have been recorded over the last few days. Below is the regional breakdown […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19 more dangerous than HIV AIDS – AIDS C’ssion boss StarrFM
    Coronavirus is more dangerous than HIV AIDS, the Director-General of Ghana AIDS Commission has said. According to Kyeremeh Atuahene, while patients of AIDS can live for many years with medication and healthy lifestyle, COVID-19 does not offer such an opportunity to victims with weak immune systems. Speaking to Francis Abban on the Morning Starr Thursday, […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19 patients will hide their status, spread if stigma continues – AIDS C’ssion boss StarrFM
    The Director-General of the Ghana AIDS Commission Kyeremeh Atuahene has warned COVID-19 will spread rapidly if people continue to stigmatise victims of the virus. According to him, patients of viral diseases who cannot stand societal neglect often keep mute over the status so they can be accepted in society. “If you stigmatise them, they will […] ... more
  • 5 months Labour relations in the wake of COVID-19 StarrFM
    With the onset of the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic[1] across the world, life as we know it has come to a virtual standstill.  Every sector of the global economy has been hit, international trade has been stalled and industries crashed; across the world, there is a genuine sense of despair. The most affected by this […] ... more
  • 5 months Tension at GRIDCO as staff reject Oath of Secrecy StarrFM
    There is uneasy calm at the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCO) as management is on the neck of employees to sign an oath of secrecy. Irate staff have vowed to resist any attempt that seeks to gag them. According to the staff, they will have a showdown with management if they are forced to sign the […] ... more
  • 5 months Man who sprayed substance into policewoman’s eye granted GHc50k bail StarrFM
    The Circuit Court in Accra has granted bail to a 22-year-old scrap dealer, Osman Amadu who sprayed a liquid substance into the eyes of a policewoman at Zongo Junction in Accra in the sum of GHc50, 000. In addition to the bail sum, the accused person is to provide two sureties, all of whom must […] ... more
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