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  • 5 months COVID 19: Serie A Set to Follow Ligue 1 with Cancelation of Season StarrFM
    Italy football’s chances of resuming the season are becoming increasingly slim, according to the country’s sports minister. Serie A clubs are at loggerheads with Italy’s politicians over the refusal to re-open training grounds when the lockdown is partially eased on May 4, meaning stars will be forced to use local parks for outdoor fitness work. […] ... more
  • 5 months Boxing: Foreman Advises against Tyson’s Come-back Bid at 53 StarrFM
    George Foreman has pleaded with Mike Tyson not to go ahead with his planned boxing comeback and insisted he has ‘done enough great things’. Tyson, 53, revealed last week he is training for a sensational return to the ring amid plans to fight in a four-round exhibition charity bout. The former unified champion has not […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19: Footballers who tested positive StarrFM
    Sodiq Oyeleke A host of players tested positive for coronavirus in the English Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, and Bundesliga among others. While some of the players have recovered, others are still battling with the virus, among them is Juventus’ Paulo Dybala. Callum Hudson-Odoi The 19-year-old Chelsea player displayed symptoms similar to a mild […] ... more
  • 5 months Number 12: GFA’s Ethics Committee gets full Videos StarrFM
    The Ghana Football Association Ethics Committee has taken delivery of the raw footage of “Number 12 exposé” from Tiger Eye PI. The Accra-based investigative organization on June 6, 2018 premiered an anti-graft investigations involving Ghanaian football officials. The investigations was meant to uncover some unscrupulous behaviour in the Ghanaian football fraternity. The Executive Council in […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID 19: Maradona pleads for ‘Hand of God’ to end pandemic StarrFM
    Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has asked the “Hand of God” to deliver the world from the coronavirus pandemic and allow normal life to resume. The World Cup winner referred to his hand-assisted goal in the 1986 World Cup after Argentine football chiefs voted to end the current season as well as suspend relegation, saving […] ... more
  • 5 months Communities chasing recovered COVID-19 patients with landguards StarrFM
    Some communities in Ghana have resorted to the use of landguards to remove recovered COVID-19 patients from among them, Deputy Director in charge of monitoring at the Ghana Ambulance Service has disclosed to Starr News. According to Yaw Osei, due to the increasing level of stigmatization in communities, most recovered COVID-19 patients insist on returning […] ... more
  • 5 months Challenge the myth of COVID-19; avoid labeling – UG lecturer to journalists StarrFM
    A Social Psychologist at the Department of Sociology at the University of Ghana Dr. Peace Mamle Tetteh has appealed to the media to be circumspect in their reportage on COVID-19 patients. According to her, the kind of words the media chooses to use during their reports impacts on the stigmatisation or otherwise of the patients. […] ... more
  • 5 months Compensate Ayawaso traders over market closures – Unit C’ttee members demand StarrFM
    The coalition of Ayawaso East Unit Committee Members has petitioned the Ayawaso East Municipal Assembly to pay compensation to traders in the area following consistent closure of markets over COVID-19. According to the Unit Committee Members, their attention has been drawn to the fact that the assembly closed the Nima Market on April 24, 2020 […] ... more
  • 5 months Keta: NDC demands accounts of GH¢166k for COVID-19 fight StarrFM
    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Keta Constituency of the Volta region is challenging the Keta Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Mr Godwin Yao Effah Edudzi to make public how he disbursed the GH¢166, 280.62 meant for the fight against COVID-19 pandemic. The NDC party said it was shocked to have learnt that the administrator […] ... more
  • 5 months Sam George vs EC: High Court Judge sidestepped the law – Wilberforce Asare writes StarrFM
    What a pleasant surprised it was when I read a three-page ruling of the High Court in Tema, presided over by Justice John Eugene Nyante Nyadu, in suit number E10/15/2020 titled, “The Republic versus The Electoral Commission, (EC) (Respondent), Ex Parte Sam Nartey George (Applicant)”. The immediate questions that run through my mind was what […] ... more
  • 5 months Okada rider, fisherman remanded for robbery StarrFM
    The Circuit Court in Accra presided by His Honour Mr Emmanuel Marvin Essandoh has remanded an Okada driver and into Police for robbery. The two, James Annan and Ebenezer Tortor, have been charged with three counts of charges namely, conspiracy to commit robbery, an attempt to commit robbery and carrying of an offensive weapon contrary […] ... more
  • 5 months ‘Your misinformation likely to mislead the public’ – Nayiri warns Tongraan StarrFM
    The Grand Monarch of Mamprugu, the Nayiri— Naa Bohugu Mahami Abdulai Sheriga— has mailed a very strong warning to the Paramount Chief of Talenteng, the Tongraan, over “some misinformation” he says possibly will mislead the public. The Tongraan, who goes by the royal title Naab Kugbilsong Nanlebegtang, wants to take over installation of divisional chiefs […] ... more
  • 5 months Sea water does not you from COVID-19 – Fishermen advised StarrFM
    The Senior Programmes Officer of Friends of the Nation, a non-governmental organisation and an implementing partner of Far Ban Bo in Ghana, Kwadwo Kyei Yamoah is cautioning fishers and residents in the fishing communities to disabuse their minds from the notion that seawater can protect them from any Covid 19 infection. Speaking on Radio 360’s […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19: Asona Royal Natives institute help scheme for vulnerable indigenes StarrFM
    The Asona Royal family of Jamasi Tabre in the Sekyere South District of the Ashanti region has reached out to a hundred and twenty homes (120) whose livelihoods have been adversely affected by the imposition of COVID 19 restrictions. The relief items that were distributed included cooking oil, bags of rice, sardines, drinks and sanitizers […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19: “Unfit” Agyemang Manu must be sacked – Binduri MP   StarrFM
    The Deputy Ranking Member of the Health Committee of Parliament, Kuganab-Lem Robert Baba has described the Health Minister, Kwaku Agyemang Manu, as unfit for the position he occupies. According to Kuganab-Lem Robert, the Health Minister has displayed gross incompetence in handling the COVID-19 pandemic in Ghana and must be removed from office by President Akufo-Addo. […] ... more
  • 5 months Unfinished projects: Health minister ‘grossly incompetent’ – NDC MP StarrFM
    Deputy ranking member of the Health Committee of Parliament and MP for Binduri Robert Baba Kuganab-Lem has described the Health minister as ‘grossly incompetent’ over delays in completing health infrastracture projects started by the Mahama administration. According to him, claims by Mr. Kwaku Agyemang-Manu that government had to look for funding to complete some of […] ... more
  • 5 months SC defers judgment on Amidu’s age suit to May 13 StarrFM
    A seven-member panel of the Supreme Court presided over by Chief Justice (CJ) Anin Yeboah has deferred judgement in the suit challenging Martin Amidu’s age as Special Prosecutor to May 13, 2020. Judgement for the case was set for today Wednesday, April 28. But when the case was called the CJ said it has been […] ... more
  • 5 months No officer at Adenta has tested positive for COVID-19 – Police StarrFM
    The Police administration has denied reports that an officer with the Adenta police Command has tested positive for COVID-19. Reports suggest the officer tested positive after he attended to a suspect who was arrested and detained at the Adenta barrier Police station during the lockdown period. However, reacting to the story, the police administration said […] ... more
  • 5 months Humanity song: Knii Lante salutes healthcare heroes on  COVID-19 Frontline  StarrFM
    “You are the best of humanity”, so says Knii Lante in his new song Humanity. He describes it as “a love song for healthcare heroes in the frontline of the coronavirus battle”. As a medical officer himself, Knii Lante knows better than most of us on the periphery of the fight. None could have put […] ... more
  • 5 months Germany’s rate of COVID-19 infections grows after lockdown eased StarrFM
    “The number should stay below one, that is the big goal,” the country’s disease control chief says of the virus reproduction rate. Germany faces the prospect of having to restore stricter lockdown measures as its number and rate of coronavirus infections grew again. Hailed as among Europe’s most successful in tackling the pandemic, the country […] ... more
  • 5 months Lockdown best way to control COVID-19 spread – BPS to gov’t StarrFM
    The Technical lead on Health and Aviation at the Bureau of Public Safety Dr Akaribo Yakubu says lockdown is the most effective way of curbing the spread of the deadly COVID-19. According to him, the measure is deemed most effective because there is proven record of its efficiency in China and other places since the […] ... more
  • 5 months Irrfan Khan: Slumdog Millionaire and Life of Pi actor dies StarrFM
    Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan, known internationally for roles in Slumdog Millionaire and Jurassic World, has died at the age of 53. Khan died in a hospital in the western city of Mumbai, his agency said. In 2018, the actor posted on Twitter to say that he was diagnosed with an endocrine tumour, a rare illness […] ... more
  • 5 months UNIPASS brouhaha: GRA consults GCNET to resume operations StarrFM
    The Ghana Revenue Authority has asked GCNET to resume operations at the Tema port today, Wednesday, April 29, 2020, in order to restore the disrupted Integrated Customs Management System (ICUMS). In a letter sighted by Starrfm.com.gh, GRA stated that discussions with GCNET have been occasioned by the challenges being faced by agents processing their custom […] ... more
  • 5 months Agric slips again despite PFJ intervention StarrFM
    For two years running the country’s agriculture sector has experienced declines in growth, despite an impressive performance in 2017 after the government introduced the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) programme. Annual GDP figures released by the Ghana Statistical Service show that the country’s largest employer – the agriculture sector – grew by 4.6 percent […] ... more
  • 5 months Today’s resilient economy can afford the covid-19 fight- Oppong Nkrumah StarrFM
    Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has stated that Government’s fight against the novel coronavirus is possible because of the resilient economy it has built in the past few years built. Speaking in a press briefing today, 28th April 2020, Mr. Nkurmah said Ghana’s ability to introduce the various interventions towards the fight against the virus […] ... more
  • 5 months Resilient economy can afford Covid-19 fight- Oppong Nkrumah StarrFM
    Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has stated that Government’s fight against the novel coronavirus is possible because of the resilient economy it has built in the past few years built. Speaking in a press briefing today, 28th April 2020, Mr. Nkurmah said Ghana’s ability to introduce the various interventions towards the fight against the virus […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19 deaths in Ghana now 16 StarrFM
    Covid-19 death toll in Ghana has now inched up to 16 from 11 as of Saturday. This was disclosed by the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye on Tuesday. Positive cases of the Virus in Ghana have also risen to 1,671 from 1,550. Addressing a Press Conference Tuesday, Dr Aboagye stated that […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19 cases rise to 1,671 as 188 recover StarrFM
    COVID-19 cases in Ghana have risen to 1,671 from 1,550, the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr Patrick Aboagye has announced. Addressing a Press Conference Tuesday, Dr Aboagye stated that 1,461 are doing well with no symptoms and are currently responding to treatment. He added six are moderate to critically ill. Over 188 people […] ... more
  • 5 months We’ve not abandoned Mahama’s hospital projects – Health Minister StarrFM
    The Health Minister, Kwaku Agyeman Manu, has stated that the Akufo-Addo led government has not abandoned hospital projects started by the erstwhile Mahama administration. According to him, several hospitals started by the Mahama administration have been completed, commissioned and currently in use. “The government has never abandoned any health facility that was started by the […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19: KIA to start domestic airlines operations StarrFM
    Aviation Minister Joseph Kofi Adda has stated that the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) will commence domestic operations by the weekend after it was shut in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Mr Adda, even though the airport is closed, it still receives passengers and flights, especially cargo from different countries under special arrangements. […] ... more
  • 5 months Muslim Community donates GHC130k to COVID-19 National Trust Fund StarrFM
    The Ghanaian Muslim Community has presented a cheque for 130,000 to the COVID-19 National Trust Fund. The presentation was made by the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, who led a coalition of Muslim groups to the Jubilee House on Tuesday for the presentation ceremony, which had Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia and Chief […] ... more
  • 5 months GRA deploys new Integrated Customs Management System at ports StarrFM
    The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) is set to deploy a new Integrated Customs Management System (ICUMS) at the Tema Port. In a statement dated April 27, 2020, the authority said the deployment takes effect from Tuesday, April 28, 2020. It said effective April 28, 2020, all transactions in respect of import and export manifest can […] ... more
  • 5 months When the EC becomes a tool for Executive Manipulation StarrFM
    When the devil wants to use people, he looks for someone who is willing to be used. He doesn’t go for a person whose spirit opposes the acts of the devil. This is exactly what Nana Addo-Bawumia led NPP government and the EC Chairman and her commissioners, are doing. It is becoming very obvious that […] ... more
  • 5 months 10 food vendors, 3 taxi drivers test positive for COVID-19 at Achimota Hospital StarrFM
    Ten food vendors and three taxi drivers who operate at the Achimota government hospital have tested positive for COVID-19, Starrfm.com.gh has gathered. The cases were confirmed after the hospital decided to conduct mass testing for individuals who do business within the hospital community. The samples were taken to the Noguchi memorial centre and came out […] ... more
  • 5 months Man granted GHc60k bail for stealing 11 ECG meters at Nungua StarrFM
    The Circuit Court in Accra presided over by Her Honour Mrs Afia Owusua Appiah has admitted one Edward Abeiku to bail in the sum of GHc60, 000 for stealing 11 Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) prepaid meters at Nungua. The accused person, who is unemployed pleaded not guilty to the charge of stealing. In addition […] ... more
  • 5 months Over 600 residents at Ayensuano displaced by rainstorm StarrFM
    About six-hundred (600) residents in Ayensuano District of the Eastern region have been displaced by a devastating rainstorm that has struck some communities. The affected communities are Docrochiwa, Kwaboanta Junction, Onakwase, Akokrom, Kwaboanta, Kwaboanta Ada, Ayensuano, Kofi Pare and Agyeikrom. Other affected communities include Ayibontey, Otoase, Owusukrom and Krabokese, Teacher Mantey, Amponsahene, Abodzi and Govinakrom. […] ... more
  • 5 months EI 63 SAGA: Lawyers waive rights to question judge’s integrity StarrFM
    The Accra High Court presided over by Justice Stephen Oppong has for the second time adjourned the case in which a private legal practitioner is challenging the directives of the President over Executive instrument E.I. 63, establishing the Emergency Communications System-Instrument, 2020. In court on Tuesday, when the case was called the Judge drew the […] ... more
  • 5 months 3 Crisis Communication Lessons You Can Pick From Kojo Oppong Nkrumah StarrFM
    When His Excellency Nana Akufo Addo appointed Kojo Oppong Nkrumah as Information Minister, everyone was happy — here was a former broadcaster who had built his name from ground up, stepped in the shoes of his mentor, removed them and put on his own, rubbed shoulders with giants and turned his idols into rivals to […] ... more
  • 5 months Zoomlion takes disinfection exercise to KIA StarrFM
    Zoomlion Ghana has taken its disinfection exercise to the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) as part of measures to curb the spread of the deadly COVID-19. Management of Zoomlion last month initiated a programme to disinfect corporate institutions and other organisation in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Zoomlion is undertaking this exercise through its vector control […] ... more
  • 5 months Adenta: Policeman tests positive for COVID-19 after arresting suspect StarrFM
    A police officer at Adenta in Accra has tested positive for COVID-19 after arresting and detaining a suspect who defied the lockdown directive. According to Starrfm.com.gh sources within the security agencies, the suspect, who was apparently positive of the virus, was detained for a longer period at the Adenta police cells after court hearing because […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19, Ebola and an ex-president who has been there StarrFM
    As Covid-19 marches relentlessly into Africa there is one man who has sat at the centre of another similarly urgent health crisis. John Mahama was President of Ghana then. The lessons he learned there and the hard political, social and economic decisions he had to make are now a foundational textbook response for how to […] ... more
  • 5 months Rodents feed on my students’ legs, ears – Headmaster reveals StarrFM
    The Headmaster of the Kumasi Secondary Technical Institute (KSTI), Mr Haruna Oppong Boateng, has revealed that aside contending with bedbugs in his schools, the student population of over 5000 also have to endure the bites of rodents, mostly mice. He said these rodents feed on the legs and ears of his students, a situation he […] ... more
  • 5 months E/R: Woman tests positive for COVID-19 after receiving lockdown escapees StarrFM
    There is fear and panic at Pabi, a farming community near Asamankese in the West Akyem Municipality of the Eastern Region after a 34-year-old woman tested positive for Coronavirus. The woman has no travel history but Starr News has gathered that some three family members who fled from lockdown areas returned to the house where […] ... more
  • 5 months Doctors at Korle Bu Cardio Centre buying PPE with their own money StarrFM
    Doctors at the National Cardiothoracic Center at the Korle bu Teaching Hospital have resorted to using their own money to purchase Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as the country battles COVID-19. The doctors say they are compelled to couth out amounts ranging between GHC200 and GHC300 to purchase the PPE which has seen a price hike […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19: UGMC, PharmAccess Foundation launch CovidConnect App StarrFM
    The University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and PharmAccess Foundation, has introduced a new care coordination service app, to efficiently provide healthcare services for people with Covid-19. The app, CovidConnect, will offer individuals a range of services including care management and monitoring, to patients. CovidConnect will ensure the […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19 cases in Upper East shoot up to 18 from 10 StarrFM
    The Upper East region has recorded 10 more cases of COVID-19 bringing the regional total of cases to 18. The District Chief Executive for Pusiga confirmed the development to Starr News Monday. Positive cases of the virus in the region stood at eight as of Sunday. The new cases are spread among the Bawku and […] ... more
  • 5 months Financing for Akufo-Addo’s 94 hospitals will be difficult – Terkper StarrFM
    Seth Terkper says it will be a tall order securing funds for President Akufo-Addo’s promised 88 district hospitals and 6 regional hospitals. Mr. Terkper pointed to provisional and actual fiscal data for the year 2019 which suggested that government used 98.2% of tax revenues for wages, statutory payments, earmarked funds and payment of interests on […] ... more
  • 5 months Western region confirms 8 new COVID-19 cases StarrFM
    Coronavirus cases in the Western Region have shot up to nine as of Monday evening. Sources at the Western Regional Health Directorate told Empire News’ Emmanuel Ohene-Gyan that six cases were recorded in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis. Five of these cases are returnees who live in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis while the other one has no travel […] ... more
  • 5 months Resurrection Power, SDA, Small Scale Miners, others donate 460K to Covid-19 Fund StarrFM
    Resurrection Power New Generation Church has donated One Hundred Thousand Ghana Cedis (GHc 100,000.00) to the Covid-19 National Trust Fund established by government to support the efforts of the state to mitigate the impacts of the outbreak of the Coronavirus on the needy and vulnerable in the country. Founder and General Overseer of the Church, […] ... more
  • 5 months E/R: Tsremati residents defy social distancing to protest over ‘killer’ roads StarrFM
    Residents of Tsremati Yoyim a farming community in the Yilo Krobo Municipality of the Eastern region have defied the ban on public gathering and social distancing directive by demonstrating over the poor roads in the community which they say is affecting agriculture activities in the area. The residents say the poor roads in the community […] ... more
  • 5 months KNUST develops test kits for Covid-19 StarrFM
    The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and Incas Diagnostics, a diagnostic company in Kumasi have developed and are optimising Rapid Diagnostic Tests (RDT) for COVID-19 testing. This significant contribution towards the fight against COVID-19, will augment the current COVID-19 testing regime in the country. The development of the RDT is in line […] ... more
  • 5 months China’s Hunan Construction Engineering Group donates 32,000 PPEs to Ghana Health Service StarrFM
    Chinese Construction Company operating in Ghana, Hunan Construction Engineering Group (HNCEG) has supported Government of Ghana’s efforts towards the fight against the deadly Covid-19 pandemic with a total of 32,000 PPEs. The donation, which was presented on Monday, 27th April, 2020 at the premises of the Ghana Health Services (GHS) Head Office includes 20,000 surgical […] ... more
  • 5 months Bees kill 74-year-old farmer in Nsawkaw StarrFM
    A Cashew Nut farmer Kwadwo Fordjuor has been stung to death by bees at Yabraso a town six miles away from Nsawkaw in the Tain District. The visually impaired man believed to be 74-years-old was attacked while he went nut picking with his teenaged son. Disclosing the details to Ultimate News, assembly member of the […] ... more
  • 5 months Engage PTAs on online teaching – NIB tells private schools StarrFM
    The National Inspectorate Board (NIB) of the Ghana Education Service has directed all private schools in the country to engage with their Parent Teacher Associations (PTAs) to address concerns on the online teaching and learning during this Covid-19 period. In a release signed the General Secretary of NIB, Dr Haggar Hilda Ampadu said the board […] ... more
  • 5 months ‘I never imagined I would go through such a situation’ – Ronaldinho StarrFM
    Ronaldinho says he was “totally surprised” to have been arrested and charged with using a fake passport in his first interview after being released from prison. The former Barcelona footballer and his brother Roberto Assis were arrested in Paraguay in early March for allegedly using fake documents to enter the country. After spending 32 days in […] ... more
  • 5 months Coronavirus: Airbus boss warns company is ‘bleeding cash’ StarrFM
    The chief executive of Airbus has issued a stark assessment of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the planemaker. In a letter to workers, Guillaume Faury warned the company was “bleeding cash at an unprecedented speed”. This month the firm announced it was cutting aircraft production by a third. It comes as the aviation […] ... more
  • 5 months The fight against the invincible enemy (Covid-19) is partly mental strength [OPINION] StarrFM
    There is something exceptional about national flags that speaks volume of how life is seen.  When a flag goes up, it signifies hope and depicts the faith people have in a cause or a country. The rising of the flag is accompanied by its national anthem or patriotic song that uplifts the spirit of people. […] ... more
  • 5 months Liberia’s justice minister tests positive for coronavirus StarrFM
    The health authorities in Liberia have announced that Justice Minister Frank Musa Dean has tested positive for Covid-19 and was receiving treatment in a hospital outside the capital, Monrovia. Mr Dean is quoted in the independent FrontPage Africa newspaper as saying late Sunday night he had been informed by Dr Musoko Fallah, head of the […] ... more
  • 5 months ‘Unusually ambitious’ Akufo-Addo will deliver 94 hospitals – Gabby StarrFM
    The founder of the Danquah Institute, Gabby Asare Otchere Darko, who is also a cousin to President Nana Akufo-Addo says the president “may be unusually ambitious but he usually puts his mouth where his ambition is.” Mr Otchere-Darko made the comment after the President announced the construction of 88 100-bed district hospitals before the year […] ... more
  • 5 months Gunshots as confusion rocks mining site at Anyinam StarrFM
    Armed Personnel reported to be operatives of Operation Vanguard at the weekend invaded a mining concession belonging to one Ibrahim Mohammed to flush out alleged illegal miners. Starr News has gathered that some illegal miners from Anyinam township had invaded the mining concession of Ibrahim Mohammed and were mining in the Birim River. Attempts to […] ... more
  • 5 months Akufo-Addo’s 94 new hospitals promise welcoming – GMA StarrFM
    The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has welcomed President Akufo-Addo’s promise to construct 88 new hospitals within one year in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic in Ghana. The President in a national address on government’s efforts at curbing the virus Sunday said government has taken the decision to deliver new hospitals in the 94 districts in […] ... more
  • 5 months Fall armyworms are back – Agric ministry warns farmers StarrFM
    The Agric Ministry has cautioned farmers on the resurgence of Fall Armyworms in the country. The ministry in a statement urged farmers to constantly monitor their farms for early detection of the worms for effective control measures. “Fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) is now an endemic pest in Ghana and will continue to pose a serious […] ... more
  • 5 months NPP Primaries: NKawkaw Constituency Executives declare support for incumbent MP StarrFM
    Thirteen (13) constituency executives of the ruling New Patriotic Party in Nkawkaw of the Eastern Region, have declared their “unalloyed support” for Eric Kwakye Darfour the incumbent Member of Parliament for the Constituency. The decision according to the constituency executives was taken at a constituency Executive Committee Meeting after consultation with constituents living both within […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19 cases pass 3 million globally StarrFM
    Global infections from the deadly Covid-19 has now reached a new record by infecting over three million people, according to the Worldometre tracker. The tracking service uses the latest data from health ministries around the world in real-time. It took just three months for the virus to infect three million people and 12 days for […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19: Akufo-Addo promises 88 new hospitals StarrFM
    President Akufo-Addo says government will soon commence the construction of hospitals in the 88 districts in the country without hospitals. According to the President, the coronavirus pandemic has exposed the massive gap in health infrastructure in the country and the need for government to attend to it. “There are 88 districts in our country without […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19: Ban on public gathering extended by two weeks StarrFM
    President Akufo-Addo has extended the ban on social gathering in Ghana in the wake of Covid-19 by two weeks. The decision, according to the president, was made after he conferred with the relevant stakeholders in the country. “The strong consensus is that the existing measures must be maintained for now until we have a firm […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19: 271 new cases confirmed; death toll now 11 StarrFM
    Coronavirus death toll in Ghana now stands at 11 with 1,550 infections, the Ghana Health Service has announced. This means 271 new cases have been confirmed since the last count which stood at 1,279. The number of recoveries has also jumped to 155 from 134. Starr News sources say a new positive case has been […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19: Ashanti region confirms another positive case StarrFM
    One more case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in the Ashanti region bringing the total number of positive cases in the region to 70. Officials of the regional health directorate who confirmed the development to Starrfm.com.gh said a media briefing will be held in the coming days to offer details on the new case. The […] ... more
  • 5 months Kanye West is officially a billionaire – Forbes StarrFM
    Kanye West has long coveted the title of “billionaire.” Last year, the rapper and fashion label mogul even suggested he may legally change his name to “Christian Genius Billionaire Kanye West” for a little while. Now, the 42-year-old star has been given the title by Forbes magazine, which estimates he has a current net worth […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19: US delivers medical supplies to Ghana StarrFM
    The Naval Medical Research Unit Three (NAMRU-3) of the United States Army has delivered critical medical supplies to the Government of Ghana in support of its COVID-19 response efforts. Commenting on the delivery, U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Stephanie S. Sullivan noted that: “The arrival of the needed medical supplies underscores the results of the growing […] ... more
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