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  • 4 months Covid-19: Let Social Workers take charge of distributions – NGOs in Health StarrFM
    The Coalition of NGOs in Health has appealed to government to make use of the social workers in its social intervention provisions in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic in Ghana. According to the chairman of the coalition, Gabriel Banaku, social workers will have better ways of managing social interventions and will not allow crowds […] ... more
  • 4 months V/R: Two major markets closed as Covid-19 increases in Eastern region StarrFM
    Two major markets in the Volta region have been closed down as Covid-19 case surge in neighbouring Eastern region. The Juapong market in the North Tongu District has been closed down with immediate effect, as part of safety measures to curb the possible spread of the novel coronavirus in the region, while the Ho Central […] ... more
  • 4 months Mahama donates PPEs to Upper East Regional Hospital StarrFM
    Former President John Dramani Mahama has donated some personal protective equipment (PPE) worth several thousands of Ghana cedis to the Upper East Regional Hospital to help curb the spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19). The donation is the latest contribution the leader of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has made as part of his […] ... more
  • 4 months COVID-19: Impose 21-day nationwide lockdown – BPS to Akufo-Addo StarrFM
    The Bureau of Public Safety has called on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to impose 21-day nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of the deadly COVID-19. COVID-19 cases in Ghana on Saturday jumped to 566 from 408. The development means over 150 cases have been recorded over the last 24 hours. Of the 566 confirmed […] ... more
  • 4 months Covid-19: EIB, Grace Station Foundation support Psychiatric Hosp., others StarrFM
    EIB Network in collaboration with Grace Station Foundation has donated various items to the Accra Psychiatric Hospital, residents of Old Fadama and some security officers at various checkpoints in Accra. Staff of EIB Network preparing for the donation exercise The donation was in response to the national call on benevolent individuals and organisations to help […] ... more
  • 4 months Covid-19: Western region registers first case StarrFM
    After recording one hundred and six suspected COVID 19 cases, the Western Region has recorded its first confirmed case of COVID-19, Deputy Regional Director in charge of Clinical Service at the Ghana Health Services Dr Atsu Doodo told Takoradi-based Empire FM. The first confirmed case come at the time the Western Regional Minister, Kwabena Okyere […] ... more
  • 4 months Covid-19: Project peak of infections – Mahama urges gov’t StarrFM
    Former President John Mahama has called on the scientists working on covid-19 management in Ghana to project the peak period of infections in Ghana. According to him, knowing the trend of the data will enable Ghanaians better appreciate what to expect in the coming days and therefore calm nerves. “We need to project quickly, what […] ... more
  • 4 months Covid-19 cases in Ghana jump to 566 from 408 StarrFM
    COVID-19 cases in Ghana have jumped to 566 from 408 as of Saturday evening. The development means over 140 cases have been recorded over the last 24 hours. According to Ghana Health Service, as of 11 April 2020,  a total of 37,954 persons had been tested with 566 being positive for COVID-19. The breakdown of […] ... more
  • 4 months NaCCA boss applauds UG scientists for sequencing genome of Covid-19 StarrFM
    The Executive Secretary of the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA) has described as encouraging news that scientists from the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research and the West African Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens (WACCBIP) have successfully sequenced the genome responsible for the Covid-19 global pandemic. Dr Prince Hamid Armah who is also a Lecturer at […] ... more
  • 4 months Covid 19: Sharing food to vulnerable crowds dangerous – Toobu warns StarrFM
    A former secretary to the office of the Inspector General of Police Superintendent retired Peter Toobu has expressed concerns over the sharing of food in crowds in the wake of the covid-19 pandemic. “The idea of distributing food both cooked and uncooked by people who do not carry COVID-19 Test Clearance Certificates is worrying. Unconsciously […] ... more
  • 4 months Akufo-Addo extends ban on public gathering by two weeks StarrFM
    President Akufo-Addo has extended the restrictions on public gatherings by two more weeks. The President signed the Executive Instrument (EI) extending the duration of the restrictions imposed under EI 64 and EI 65 Sunday. The extension takes effect from Monday April 13, 2020. As announced already, the restrictions imposed on movement of persons in Accra, […] ... more
  • 4 months COVID-19: Bawku PC blows whistle on possible imported cases from France StarrFM
    The parliamentary candidate of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) for the Bawku Central Constituency, Gabiana Agbanwa Bugri, has warned of Ghana possibly recording fresh imported cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) from France whose death toll has passed 13,000. Ghana, in the wake of the strange pandemic, has embargoed movement of persons into the country in […] ... more
  • 4 months E/R: Police storm Community as angry Youth burn mining equipment StarrFM
    Armed Police Personnel have been deployed to Kwahu Praso in the Kwahu West District of the Eastern Region after rampaging youth in the community and its surrounding villages besieged a Mining Company and setting ablaze to equipment worth millions of Ghana cedis. The rampaging youth set fire into two Tata Hitachi excavators, water pumping machines […] ... more
  • 4 months Covid-19: NDC blames NIA for rapid spread in Eastern region StarrFM
    The Eastern regional branch of the main opposition NDC has attributed the seeming rapid spread of coronavirus in the region to the activities of the National Identification Authority (NIA). According to the party, the refusal of the NIA to immediately stop the mass registration exercise in the region after the Presidential directive on public gathering […] ... more
  • 4 months GFA offers Ghanaman centre to gov’t for use as isolation centre StarrFM
    The Ghana Football Association has offered the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence in Prampram to the Government of Ghana to use as an isolation centre in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The Centre of Excellence, which was built in 2003 to accommodate national football teams, has space to house more than 1000 people. This, […] ... more
  • 4 months V/R: Aflao residents cry for survival as Ghana-Togo border remains closed StarrFM
    Residents of Aflao in the Ketu South Municipality of the Volta region are unhappy as the Ghana-Togo border remains shut following another 2-week extension by President  Akufo-Addo. The President announced the closure of Ghanaian borders for two weeks, effective midnight, Sunday 22 March, 2020 to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus but that has […] ... more
  • 4 months Legon scientists sequence genomes of coronavirus StarrFM
    Scientists at the University of Ghana have successfully sequenced genomes of SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the global COVID-19 pandemic, obtaining important information about the genetic composition of viral strains in 15 of the confirmed cases in Ghana. The scientists, who work at the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR – College of Health […] ... more
  • 4 months GHOne TV sanctions Duvet production team over ‘inappropriate’ content StarrFM
    The Management of EIB Network has sanctioned the production team whose negligence led to the showing of some inappropriate content on the Duvet show on GhOne television last Thursday. The content which aired minutes before the Presidential address on Covid-19 sparked concerns among some Ghanaians. In a statement, management of the media conglomerate said they […] ... more
  • 4 months COVID-19 cases in Ghana now 408; eight dead StarrFM
    COVID-19 cases in Ghana have now hit 408 with eight deaths according to the Ghana Health Service. According to the GHS, the new cases were detected over the past twelve (12) days since the introduction of the enhanced surveillance. The GHS stated that as of 10 April 2020, a total of 27,346 persons have been […] ... more
  • 4 months COVID-19: Residents block GHS from using schools as Isolation centres StarrFM
    Residents in the Central region are ganging up against the idea of using schools in their communities as isolation centres for the deadly Coronavirus. It started with Winneba when authorities took to the streets to kick against the use of Winneba Secondary School as isolation centre days after the region recorded its first case of […] ... more
  • 4 months Covid-19: Gov’t summons Chinese Amb. over eviction of Blacks in China StarrFM
    Ghana’s Foreign Affairs Minister Shirley Ayorkor Botchway has summoned the Chinese ambassador to Ghana over reports of inhumane treatment meted out to Ghanaians in China in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Chinese authorities have reportedly started kicking out blacks from the Guandong province following a spike in imported coronavirus cases in the country. A […] ... more
  • 4 months Covid-19: CASFoD feeds thousands in Ashanti region StarrFM
    The Coalition of Ashanti Students For Development’s Feed the Vulnerable Project has positively touched at least about one thousand (1000) people struggling to feed their families in the Ashanti region under the Covid-19 partial lockdown. The financier of the project is Dr Kwabena Duffour, former Bank of Ghana Governor and Finance minister aims for the […] ... more
  • 4 months COVID 19: 13 Bekwai Hospital staff quarantined after patients test positive StarrFM
    At least thirteen (13) Staff of the Asante Bekwai Government Hospital in the Ashanti region have been quarantined after two patients on admission at the facility tested positive of covid-19. They include nurses, doctors and others believed to have had direct contact with the patient while receiving medical care. The patients, a 28-year-old man and […] ... more
  • 4 months Jinapor brothers clash over Akufo-Addo’s electricity package on Facebook StarrFM
    The Jinapor brothers in the two main political parties have taken to Facebook to argue over the impact of the electricity package announced by President Akufo-Addo in his latest address on Covid-19. “Government will fully absorb electricity bills for the poorest of the poor, i.e. for all lifeline consumers, that is free electricity for persons […] ... more
  • 4 months Covid-19: Togo citizens to receive money from government StarrFM
    Citizens of Togo who have lost their daily income due to measures put in place by government to curb the spread of the deadly Covid-19 pandemic would receive support from the Togolese government for the next three months, Togolese news site has reported The program being referred to as ‘Novissi’ in the local Ewe […] ... more
  • 4 months COVID-19 cases in Eastern region rise to 28 StarrFM
    The number of persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Eastern Region has risen to 28. The confirmed cases were recorded from about half of 244 samples of construction workers sent to Noguchi Institute for Medical Research. The 244 are quarantined contacts in AFCON Construction Company in Lower Manya Krobo where an Indian expatriate working on […] ... more
  • 4 months Coronavirus: US records over 2,000 deaths in a single day StarrFM
    The US has become the first country in the world to record more than 2,000 coronavirus deaths in a single day. Figures from Johns Hopkins University show 2,108 people died in the past 24 hours while there are now more than half a million confirmed infections. The US could soon surpass Italy as the country […] ... more
  • 4 months College of Physicians and Surgeons Rector died of Covid-19 – GMA StarrFM
    Professor Jacob Plange-Rhule, the Rector of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, in the early hours of Friday succumbed to complications from COVID-19, at the University of Ghana Medical Centre, where he had been on a short admission. Dr Justice Yankson, the General Secretary of the Ghana Medical Association, (GMA) confirming the news of his […] ... more
  • 4 months Covid-19: Zoomlion disinfects Judicial Service, other institutions StarrFM
    After disinfecting markets in 13 regions, waste management company Zoomlion has now extended the exercise to the judicial service. The exercise which saw the company disinfecting the supreme court building, the court complex, the Ghana School of law and the residence of the chief justice is expected to be done in 60 other institutions nationwide. […] ... more
  • 4 months COVID-19: Ghana’s High Commissioner to UK Owusu Ankomah tests positive StarrFM
    Ghana’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Papa Owusu Ankomah has reportedly tested positive for coronavirus, information gathered by indicates. According to sources, he is currently in the intensive care unit (ICU) of an undisclosed hospital in the UK where he is responding to treatment. The UK currently has over 65, 000 cases of […] ... more
  • 4 months Covid-19: Boy, 21, dies at Walewale StarrFM
    A 19-year-old boy has reportedly died from coronavirus (COVID-19) at Walewale in the North East Region. The deceased, an asthmatic patient who has reportedly battled his condition for the past five years was said to have been rushed to the hospital by his parents thinking he was suffering from asthma attack. Health personnel attending to […] ... more
  • 4 months E/R: ‘Mentally deranged’ man butchers father StarrFM
    A man alleged to be mentally deranged has killed his father at Brepaw a farming community in the Upper Manya Krobo District of the Eastern Region. The incident occurred Friday, April 10, 2020. The suspect Kofi Felix believed to be in his 30s was overpowered by angry residents in the community after the gruesome act […] ... more
  • 4 months COVID-19: Okaikoi Central MP Yaw Boamah feeds scores  StarrFM
    New Patriotic Party Member of Parliament for Okaikoi Central Patrick Yaw Boamah has provided hot meals for scores of children in his constituency in the wake of the coronavirus lockdown. According to the deputy water and sanitation minister, the move is to ease the pressure on households whose means of income have been curtailed as […] ... more
  • 4 months Takoradi: Family of three burnt to death on Good Friday StarrFM
    A Family of three has been burnt to death on Easter Friday at New Takoradi , a suburb of Takoradi in the Western region. According to the Eyewitness, the three Mena Mansa aged 28, a mother, and her two children Paa Kwesi aged 3 and Obaa Yaa, eleven months old, met their untimely death after […] ... more
  • 4 months E/R: Man, 50, killed over farm dispute StarrFM
    A 50-year-old farmer has been found dead on his farm at Kraboa Coaltar in the Ayensuano District of the Eastern Region. The deceased identified as Emmanuel Mensah Agboti, left home on Wednesday, April 8, 2020, to spray weedicide in his farm but did not return. He was found dead Thursday morning during a search for […] ... more
  • 4 months Amazon may fire workers who violate social distancing guidelines StarrFM
    Amazon said it may begin firing employees who “intentionally violate” the company’s social distancing guidelines, despite complaints from workers who say the demands of their job make it impossible to comply with the policy. The announcement marks the latest step by the e-commerce giant to keep its operation functioning amid a crush of demand for […] ... more
  • 4 months Entrepreneur donates food items to vulnerable in Ayawaso StarrFM
    Entrepreneur and owner of East-Legon based kids shop ‘Sprogs Kids’ Nada Mettle has contributed her quota to the national effort to provide free food for the vulnerable in the society amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. Nada gave fifty 5kg bags of rice as well as fifty 1 litre vegetable oil to the Ayawaso West Municipal […] ... more
  • 4 months COVID-19 cases in Eastern region spike to 16 StarrFM
    The Eastern region has recorded 15 more COVID-19 cases bringing the total number of cases in the region to 16. The 15 persons tested positive on April 9, 2020, are among the 244 quarantined contacts in the AFCON Construction Company in Lower Manya Krobo where an Indian expat working on Tema to Akosombo railway project […] ... more
  • 4 months COVID-19: Donations from ‘elitist’ Ayawaso discouraging – MCE Laments StarrFM
    MCE for the Ayawaso West Wuogon Municipal Assembly Sandra Owusu-Ahinkorah has lamented over the discouraging rate of donations coming to the assembly to support the vulnerable in the area, considering the current partial lock-down of Greater Accra and Greater Kumasi. Ayawaso is known to be one of the elitist communities in the country as it […] ... more
  • 4 months Covid-19: Gov’t absorbs electricity cost for the poor; 50% slash for all StarrFM
    President Akufo-Addo has announced government will fully absorb electricity bills for customers who consume below 50 kilowatt-hours of power per month as part of mitigation package for the vulnerable as the country battles covid-19. Also, government will absorb 50% of the cost of electricity for all class of consumers in the country for the next […] ... more
  • 4 months Covid-19: Akufo-Addo extends lockdown for one more week StarrFM
    President Akufo-Addo has extended the partial lockdown in some parts of the country including Accra and Kumasi for one more week beginning Monday, April 13, 2020. The move is part of measures to control the spread of coronavirus in the country. Addressing the nation in his 6th address since the outbreak of the virus, the […] ... more
  • 4 months Covid-19: Ghana’s case count now 378 StarrFM
    Confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Ghana have risen to 378, President Akufo-Addo has disclosed. The President made the disclosure in his 6th address to the nation since the first case was confirmed in the country. As at Wednesday, April 8, 2020 the number of cases stood at 313. The regional distribution of the cases were: […] ... more
  • 4 months Covid-19: NBSSI, Mastercard Foundation to support MSME’s with GHC90m StarrFM
    The National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation is support micro small and medium scale enterprises in the country in a bid to sustain the sector in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. The collaboration will see an emergency injection of a whooping GHC90 million cedis facility under a […] ... more
  • 4 months Tension as Ridge Hosp. excludes some nurses from ‘front line’ package StarrFM
    Tension is simmering at the Ridge Hospital in Accra over the attempt by management of the hospital to exclude some nurses at the facility from the 50% salary increment package announced by President Akufo-Addo in the wake of covid-19 pandemic. Some of the affected staff of the hospital who spoke to on condition of […] ... more
  • 4 months Giving to the poor makes me feel human, gets me fulfilled – Seidu Agongo StarrFM
    Businessman Alhaji Seidu Agongo has said he finds joy and fulfilment in giving to the poor, especially widows, orphans, single mothers, sick people and anybody who falls within the underprivileged category in society. It is the one thing, he said, that “makes me feel human”. Mr Agongo, a devout Muslim, owns the Class Media Group, […] ... more
  • 4 months KeMA to sue Korean vessel for dumping suspected Covid-19 victim StarrFM
    The Keta Municipal Assembly says it is considering court action against Panophin Company; owners of a Korean fishing vessel, known as Sankofa, for ‘dumping’ a man suspected to be ill of the deadly Covid-19 pandemic within the municipality while at sea. The victim, a 41-year old man, who is a resident of Tema, was said […] ... more
  • 4 months NIA pays GHC200m debt to service providers StarrFM
    The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has made substantial payments to service providers to reduce the outstanding claims due them. Last Monday the Minister of Finance Ken Ofori-Atta announced in Parliament that the government had made available an amount of GHS 300 million to the Authority as part of measures to provide liquidity to healthcare […] ... more
  • 4 months Govt to launch new Mobile App to combat Coronavirus on Monday StarrFM
    A group of Technology experts will on Monday, April 13, 2020 launch a new mobile App which will aid in the fight against the global pandemic Coronavirus. At the launch, the experts will also train people to find their way around the App and give an insight of who can use the App. The App, […] ... more
  • 4 months E/R: GHS appeals for PPEs as results for 373 suspected covid-19 cases pend StarrFM
    The Eastern Regional Health Directorate is appealing for more Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) as results for some suspected covid-19 in the region pends. According to the Directorate, limited quantities of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) received are distributed by the Regional Medical Stores to health facilities as and when they become available from Headquarters. The Health […] ... more
  • 4 months Covid-19: Mahama donates to Tamale Teaching Hospital StarrFM
    Former President John Mahama has donated Personal Protection Equipments to the Tamale Teaching Hospital and the Zujung central cemetery as part of his contribution towards the national fight against Covid-19. The items included, gumboots, overall surgical gowns, N95 face masks and goggles. The items were presented on behalf of the former president by Prosper Akanbong, […] ... more
  • 4 months Indian community, others donate GHc1.6m to COVID-19 Fund StarrFM
    The majority caucus in Parliament has donated One Hundred Thousand Ghana Cedis to the COVID-19 National Trust Fund as their contribution towards the efforts of government aimed at fighting the spread of the COVID-19 in Ghana and supporting the needy and vulnerable in the country. Majority Leader in Parliament and Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Osei […] ... more
  • 4 months E/R: Security man found dead in galamsey pit StarrFM
    A private Security man has been found dead at a galamsey site in Akanteng, a community in West Akyem Municipality of the Eastern region. The deceased identified as Tetteh Kodah, 50, was found dead in an abandoned mining pit filled with water while his locally manufactured single barrel gun was beside him. His body has […] ... more
  • 4 months COVID-19: Use continuous assessment to award certificate to BECE and WASCCE StarrFM
    The sudden invasion of the Coronavirus disease has in the last four months become the topical issue on global discussion table with it impact being felt by all nations in the world. Since December, last year, when the virus first broke out in China, it has spread throughout the world and brought almost every human activity to […] ... more
  • 4 months Soldier shoots COP on COVID-19 duty at Tema New Town StarrFM
    A soldier on COVID-19 duty has allegedly shot a policewoman whom he was on duty with at Tema New Town in the Tema Metropolis of the Greater Accra region. The incident happened Thursday morning but it is unclear what might have provoked the action. The policewoman, a lance corporal, is said to have sustained injuries […] ... more
  • 4 months The Internet as A Basic Life Essential StarrFM
    To flatten the spread of the novel Corona virus, many Governments have had to impose varying forms of a lockdown. This has meant a closure of offices, cancelling of conferences, postponement of international games, the takeaway of gym time and the daily bustling of commuting to work. The global and personal impact of the lockdown […] ... more
  • 4 months Covid-19 patient on the loose in Kumasi – MP claims StarrFM
    The Member of Parliament for Manhyia North Collins Owusu Amankwah has disclosed that a an individual who has tested positive for COVID 19 is in hiding in the Tafo Municipality of the Ashanti Region. According to the vice-Chair on the Interior and Defense Committee of parliament, the patient absconded from an isolation centre in the […] ... more
  • 4 months Ghanaian researchers not being challenged – Fmr. Ashesi dean StarrFM
    Renowned researcher and President of Academic City University College Prof. Fred McBagonluri says Ghanaian researchers are not being challenged enough. According to him, although government provides resources for the various research organisations in the country, it does not demand accountability from the institutions on what they research into. Professor mcBagonluri who is working with a […] ... more
  • 4 months We’ll not shield any officer in Kumasi lockdown death – Police StarrFM
    The Ashanti Regional Police Command has stated that it will not shield any of its officers found culpable in the death of a civilian who was allegedly beaten to death for breaking the lockdown directives. A police statement indicated that the said officers had spotted the deceased Tweneboah Koduah, aged 33years at Konkori a village […] ... more
  • 4 months E/R: Man has penis bitten in roadside attack StarrFM
    The penis of a man has been bitten in a roadside attack at Oyoko in the New Juaben North Municipality of the Eastern region. The victim, Eric Kwadwo, has suffered deep cuts on his penis. Starr News has gathered on April 6, 2020, the victim- Eric Kwadwo, was returning from town and met an 11-year-old […] ... more
  • 4 months Covid-19: Chobi Ghana supports Rebecca Foundation with 300 food boxes StarrFM
    Chobi Ghana, an agro-chemicals company has supported the Rebecca Akufo-Addo Foundation with 300 boxes of food items to aid the First lady’s outreach to the vulnerable amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The Rebecca Foundation launched the ‘Relief Boxes Challenge’ April 2 to support the national effort of preventive and treatment measures instituted by the government against […] ... more
  • 4 months Covid-19: Trucks of food arrive in Kumasi StarrFM
    Trucks of dry food, mainly rice, have arrived in Kumasi to be distributed to vulnerable communities struggling to feed under the partial lockdown. The food items were handed over to faith-based organizations and the various MMDCEs and DCEs to spearhead the distribution. Speaking in an interview with Ultimate FM’s Isaac Bediako Justice, Deputy Gender Minister […] ... more
  • 4 months Covid-19: Mahama donates PPEs, others to KATH StarrFM
    Former President John Mahama has donated 50 sets of PPE and 50 pairs of Gum Boots to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) to support Health Workers at the Facility in the national efforts to defeat COVID-19. The presentation was done on behalf of the Flagbearer by a delegation led by the Ashanti Regional Chairman […] ... more
  • 4 months Spend Covid-19 funds Judiciously – Akufo-Addo to Trustees StarrFM
    President Akufo-Addo has charged the board of trustees of the Novel Coronavirus National Trust Fund to spend all monies that would be realized through the fund judiciously. The President gave the admonishing to the trustees after he administered the oaths of Office, Allegiance and Secrecy to them at a brief ceremony at the Jubilee House […] ... more
  • 4 months Covid-19: Bunso Water Treatment Plant shut down again over galamsey StarrFM
    Management of Ghana Water Company Limited in the Eastern Region is struggling to produce water for residents living in and around Bunso due to the pollution of the Birim River by illegal Miners. The Bunso Water Treatment Plant is intermittently shut down over alarming levels of raw water turbidity several months now. The situation has, […] ... more
  • 4 months Parliament approves GHC1.2b covid-19 package StarrFM
    The Finance Committee of Parliament has granted request by finance minister Ken Ofori-Atta to spend over GHC1.2 billion from the contingency fund in government’s fight against Covid-19. The approval was done by consensus in spite of reservations by Minority. Explaining the breakdown to the House, the finance minister said GHC280 million will be spent on […] ... more
  • 4 months Belaqua donates ghc500K to Covid-19 National Trust Fund StarrFM
    Belaqua, a leading drinking water service company and a subsidiary of the Blow Group of Companies has donated five hundred thousand Ghana Cedis (Ghc 500,000.00) to the Covid-19 National Trust Fund, as their contribution towards Government’s fight against the novel Coronavirus. Emmanuel Quist, the Communications Director of Belaqua, before presenting the cheque to the Chief […] ... more
  • 4 months Ghana Gas, SSNIT, GIIF, others donate GHC3.4m to Covid-19 Fund StarrFM
    The Ghana National Gas Company (Ghana Gas) has donated one million Ghana Cedis to the Covid-19 National Trust Fund set up by government to assist the needy and vulnerable as the country battles to stop the spread of the novel Coronavirus in Ghana. Mr. Ben Asante, Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Gas and a Board […] ... more
  • 4 months Bernie Sanders drops out of 2020 race StarrFM
    Senator Bernie Sanders has suspended his campaign to become US president. The development clears the way for former vice-president Joe Biden to become the Democratic party’s nominee. Mr Sanders, 78, told his campaign staff about his decision on a conference call on Wednesday before addressing his supporters online. A self-described Democratic socialist, Mr Sanders found […] ... more
  • 4 months COVID-19 cases hit 313 as another person dies StarrFM
    COVID-19 cases in Ghana have hit 313 after 26 new cases were recorded on Wednesday, April 8. According to the GHS, the new cases are from the enhanced contact tracing and testing ongoing. So far a total of 313 cases of COVID-19 with six (6) deaths have been recorded. The regional distribution of the cases […] ... more
  • 4 months UW/R: CSM kills 37; over 200 people infected StarrFM
    Thirty-Seven out of 214 persons under treatment for Cerebrospinal Meningitis in the Upper West Region have died. The Upper West Regional Director of Health, Dr. Osei Kuffuor Afreh who disclosed this at a media orientation on COVID-19 in Wa by the Ministry of Information today [Wednesday] said the situation has become a major health problem […] ... more
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