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  • 3 months Lockdown: Day 1, gari. Day 2, gari. Day 3, gari. – Kabu Nartey writes StarrFM
    I’m currently helping to provide directions for the National Union of Ghana Students ( under the leadership of Isaac Jay Hyde) in rolling out an emergency project called the National Student Food Bank aimed at mitigating the possible implication of many students facing challenges in accessing three square meals because of the indefinite closure of […] ... more
  • 3 months Jazz legend Ellis Marsalis Jr., 85 dies from coronavirus complications StarrFM
    New Orleans jazz legend, educator and father of four musical sons, Ellis Marsalis Jr., died on Wednesday, Ellis Marsalis Center for Music director emeritus Quint Davis told CNN. The cause of death was complications of Covid-19, his son Branford Marsalis told the New York Times. “Ellis Marsalis was a legend. He was the prototype of what we […] ... more
  • 3 months COVID-19: Using Heritage Fund a ‘wholesale theft’ – IES StarrFM
    The Institute for Energy Security (IES) has described as a wholesale theft of the prospects of generations to come, as the government wants to withdraw from Ghana’s Heritage Fund to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The Institute further added that the move would be seen as an assault on the well-being of future generations. On March […] ... more
  • 3 months Report tenants who returned to Ghana between 3rd and 23rd March – GIS to Landlords StarrFM
    The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has urged all property owners and landlords to immediately furnish them with information on their tenants who travelled into the country between 3rd and 23rd March 2020. This, according to the Service, is to enable the GIS effectively and efficiently identify such individuals through contact tracing for the Ghana Health […] ... more
  • 3 months More than 5,000 coronavirus-related deaths have now been reported in the US StarrFM
    More than 5,000 people have died from the novel coronavirus in the United States, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. It is a grim milestone for America, which has seen a rapid rise in coronavirus cases and fatalities in recent weeks. The total number of deaths stands at 5,119 and at least 216,515 infections […] ... more
  • 3 months New LPG levy meant to improve cylinder, not to burden consumers – NPA StarrFM
    The newly introduced levy or Cylinder Recovery Margin by the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), is to support LPGMCs/OMCs ahead of the implementation of the Cylinder Recirculation Model (CRM). The NPA in March launched the pilot phase of the policy in Kade in the Eastern region and Obuasi in the Ashanti Region. The policy is intended […] ... more
  • 3 months Afram Plains: Rainstorm rips off 60 houses 2 injured, 460 displaced StarrFM
    A violent rainstorm has ripped off 60 houses and displaced 460 occupants at Kwaekese a farming community in Kwahu Afram Plains North District of the Eastern Region. Two persons were injured. One of them identified as Adzo Gbadegbe was seriously hurt hence admitted at Donkokrom Presbyterian Hospital. The displaced residents made-up of 195 adults and […] ... more
  • 3 months Lockdown: Stop testing the soldiers – Dep. Defence Min. warns StarrFM
    Deputy Minister of Defence Major Rtd. Derrick Oduro says his outfit has intelligence that some persons are hell-bent on thwarting the lockdown directive by President Akufo-Addo. The Nkoranza North legislator points to persons leaking misleading videos and others intentionally coming out to test the paws of the security personnel on the ground. His worry comes […] ... more
  • 3 months Our hospital open to all not just VIPs – BoG clarifies StarrFM
    The Bank of Ghana has clarified that its hospital being availed to Government for the Covid-19 fight will serve all Ghanaians and not VIPs. The central bank is reacting to comments by the Health Minister Kwaku Agyemang Manu that the facility will only cater for the treatment of VIP patients and staff of the Bank […] ... more
  • 3 months E/R: Angry residents chase out lockdown escapees StarrFM
    Angry residents of Apantem, a farming community near Aburi in Akuapem South Municipality of the Eastern Region, on Wednesday, chased out four escapees from Accra, which is currently under lockdown over Coronavirus pandemic. The four made up of a native of the community fled to seek refuge. Their arrival in the community triggered agitations as […] ... more
  • 3 months Interplast, Justmoh construction donate GHc1.7m to COVID-19 fund StarrFM
    Interplast, West Africa’s leading producer of plastic pipe systems has donated one million, two hundred thousand Ghana Cedis (GHc 1,200,000.00) to the COVID-19 National Trust Fund to support efforts of the state aimed at combating the spread of COVID-19 in Ghana. At a brief ceremony at the Jubilee House to present their cheque, the Managing […] ... more
  • 3 months COVID-19: Regional breakdown of 195 cases StarrFM
    COVID-19 cases in Ghana have now jumped to 195, the Health Minister, Kwaku Agyemang Manu has announced. 106 of the cases are from routine surveillance while cases from those on mandatory quarantine remain 89. Majority of the cases are in the Greater Accra Region with 174. The Northern region has 10 cases while the Ashanti […] ... more
  • 3 months Covid-19: Kayayei in lockdown zones to receive free meals StarrFM
    All head porters within the lockdown cities will be provided with free meals throughout the stay-home period, Gender minister Cynthia Morrison has said. According to her, government has already engaged catering services to provide hot meals for the most vulnerable in society as Accra and Kumasi observe quarantine in order to curb the spread of […] ... more
  • 3 months Covid-19: Ghana has conducted 4,560 tests so far – GHS StarrFM
    Ghana has so far conducted 4560 tests of coronavirus since a case was registered in the country, the Ghana Health Service has announced. The leading test centre in the country, the Noguchi Memorial Institute has so far conducted 4225 tests while the Kumasi Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine (KCCR) has undertaken 335 […] ... more
  • 3 months Covid-19: Ghana treating patients with Hydroxylchloroquine StarrFM
    Ghana is treating its coronavirus cases with hydroxychloroquine, Health Minister Kwaku Agyeman Manu has said. As a result, he said, he has directed the Food and Drugs Authority to allow the importation of active ingredients for the manufacturing of hydroxychloroquine to augment the stock of government. “Our laws give the health minister the power to […] ... more
  • 3 months COVID-19 cases in Ghana jump to 195 StarrFM
    The COVID-19 cases in Ghana have now jumped to 195, the Health Minister, Kwaku Agyemang Manu has announced. According to him, 106 of the cases are from routine surveillance, adding that cases from those on mandatory quarantine remain 89. According to the Health Minister, 38 people have recovered and discharged while another 49 are receiving […] ... more
  • 3 months Covid-19: Akufo-Addo and family have tested negative – Physician StarrFM
    President Akufo-Addo and his immediate family including the First lady have tested negative for coronavirus. A test conducted on the first family after the President marked his birthday on Monday came out negative, his personal physician told the media at a press briefing on Wednesday. Meanwhile, COVID-19 cases in Ghana have now jumped to 195, […] ... more
  • 3 months Lockdown: Our soldiers are professionals, they don’t brutalise – GAF StarrFM
    The Ghana Armed Forces have dismissed claims of brutalities by soldiers deployed to ensure compliance with the two-week lockdown to slow the spread of the deadly COVID-19. There have been several videos on social media in which some soldiers are seen brutalising citizens for purportedly flouting the lockdown and refusing to stay at home as […] ... more
  • 3 months Covid-19: We can’t survive lockdown – Dagomba line ‘kayayes’ StarrFM
    Leaders of the Kayaye fraternity in the Dagomba line area say their people might barely survive a week of lockdown without any help from the state. The head porters numbering over a thousand with some 700 children live in heavily overcrowded wooden shacks clustered along the decommissioned rails of the Asokore Mampong Municipality. Their mainstay […] ... more
  • 3 months Star Assurance celebrates 35 years of innovative and customer-centred leadership StarrFM
    After 35 years of being Ghana’s market leader in the Insurance Sector, Star Assurance is celebrating the company’s milestone of playing a pioneering role in the development of the country’s insurance space. Starting off as a composite company, Star Assurance hived off its Life operation by setting up a company, StarLife Assurance, in compliance with […] ... more
  • 3 months UW/R: 110 markets, Lorry stations shut for disinfection StarrFM
    A total of 110 market places and lorry stations are currently benefiting from the national spraying exercise introduced by the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development in collaboration with Zoomlion Ghana Limited as a measure to eradicate bacteria and virus. The Municipal Chief Executive of Wa, Tahiru Isahaku Moomin while addressing the media prior […] ... more
  • 3 months V/R: Transport business plummets after Accra, Kumasi lockdown order StarrFM
    Transport business in the Volta region has greatly been affected following the shutdown of Accra and Kumasi by Presiden Akufo-Addo. President Nana Akufo-Addo on Friday, March 27, announced a partial lockdown of the two cities including Obuasi and Tema, which took effect on Monday -in bid to curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. As […] ... more
  • 3 months Former Marseille president Pape Diouf dies after contracting coronavirus StarrFM
    The former Marseille president Pape Diouf has died. Earlier on Tuesday the French club revealed the 68-year-old had been suffering from coronavirus. Diouf was being treated in a hospital in Senegal, the country of his birth, after contracting the virus. A statement on Marseille’s Twitter account read: “Olympique de Marseille learned with great sadness of the death of […] ... more
  • 3 months Ayawaso West identified hotspot for Coronavirus StarrFM
    The Ayawaso West Municipality in Accra has been identified by health authorities as a hotspot for the deadly Coroinavirus in Ghana. As a result, a compulsory house to house contact tracing and coronavirus testing is to be done in the area beginning today Wednesday April 1, a statement by the municipal health authorities said. “A […] ... more
  • 3 months Covid-19: Bawumia donates GHC500 each to fleeing Kayaye StarrFM
    President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has donated ghc500 to each of the stranded Kayaye (head porters) who were stopped at Ejisu in the Ashanti Region on their way to the Northern Region. The head porters, numbering about 76, had attempted to flee from Accra back to their hometowns in the wake of the President’s order for […] ... more
  • 3 months Fifa President pays tribute to late Ghana legend Opoku Afriyie StarrFM
    FIFA president Gianni Infantino has paid tribute to former Ghana national star Opoku Afriyie, who passed away at the age of 65 on March 29, 2020. Afriyie, a former Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak forward passed on following a short illness. The former Ghana captain was a member of Ghana’s Africa Cup of Nations […] ... more
  • 3 months COVID-19: King of Thailand isolates with 20 women in Germany StarrFM
    Thailand’s king has taken over a luxury German hotel to isolate from the coronavirus — along with a harem of 20 women, according to reports. King Maha Vajiralongkorn, 67, reportedly booked the entire Grand Hotel Sonnenbichl with “special permission” to break the lockdown in the Alpine resort town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, the Independent said, quoting German media. […] ... more
  • 3 months The psychology of lockdown: Issues arising (Part 1) StarrFM
    After an intense period of stimulating debate by various professionals in the field of public health, social commentators, politicians,  businessmen and women, and many others on lockdown, shut-down, close-down, boxed-in, the man with the ultimate authority on the matter, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo (the President of the Republic of Ghana),  has invoked his constitutional mandate […] ... more
  • 3 months Ho Central MP donates cash, items worth GHC16k towards Covid-19 fight StarrFM
    The Member of Parliament (MP), for the Ho Central Constituency, Benjamin Kormla Kpodo has donated some hygiene materials worth GH¢ 16,000 towards the campaign against the Covid-19 pandemic. The materials which included 25 sets of Veronica buckets, 1,000 pieces of liquid soap and 1,100 pieces of hand sanitisers, was presented to the Volta regional directorate […] ... more
  • 3 months COVID-19: Cases in Ghana hit 161 StarrFM
    Ghana now has 161 cases of the deadly COVID-19, the Ghana Health Service has announced. According to the GHS, nine (9) new cases of COVID-19 have been reported from the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research since the last update on 30th March 2020. All nine (9) cases were reported from Accra, three (3) of […] ... more
  • 3 months Fifa studying coronavirus ‘assistance’ to world football StarrFM
    Fifa is planning on offering “assistance” to world football after the coronavirus pandemic plunged clubs and leagues into an unprecedented financial slump, the global governing body confirmed to AFP on Tuesday. The organisation, which says it has $1.5 billion in reserve, said that it is “thinking over ways of assisting the global football community” in […] ... more
  • 3 months Ghana ready for Nuclear Energy StarrFM
    According to a World Bank Report, Ghana’s annual economic growth continued on a strong path at 6.3 percent in 2018, although at a slower pace than the 8.1 percent in 2017. This trend was led largely by a strong growth in mining, petroleum, agriculture and sustained expansion in forestry and logging. “Economic growth is expected […] ... more
  • 3 months ROSATOM to help Ghanaian youth study Nuclear science in Russia StarrFM
    Leading global giant in nuclear technologies, Russia’s state-run nuclear energy corporation ROSATOM has sustained its African tailored policy of raising the next generation of nuclear energy technology experts in Sub-Saharan Africa. Every year since 2015, the company invites students and young professionals across the region to partake in online video competition “Atoms For Africa”. This […] ... more
  • 3 months 31 Covid-19 patients have recovered – Dep. Health Minister StarrFM
    Thirty-one out of the 152 Coronavirus patients in Ghana have recovered, deputy Health Minister Alexander Abban has told Starr News. “Government has been very resolute in the fight against coronavirus. We are happy to announce that of the 152 cases we have, 31 have recovered,” he told Starr News Ibrahim Alhassan Tuesday. Meanwhile, twenty-two health […] ... more
  • 3 months Newmont Ghana supports COVID-19 fight with US$100,000 StarrFM
    Newmont Ghana has announced a US$100,000 support package for Ghana’s public health efforts to minimize the transmission of the Coronavirus in the country. Newmont Ghana’s contribution will support the two testing centres in Accra and Kumasi, as well as preventive measures in and around its Ahafo and Akyem mines and the Ahafo North Project area. […] ... more
  • 3 months COVID-19: LEKMA quarantines 22 staff after Doctor tests positive StarrFM
    Twenty-two health professionals at the LEKMA Hospital at Teshie have been put in quarantine after a medical doctor at the facility tested positive for coronavirus. The unnamed physician is believed to have contracted the virus at a different health centre where he works on part-time basis. Some of his colleagues have told Starr News they […] ... more
  • 3 months Covid-19: Gov’t can’t be trusted with Heritage, Stabilisation funds – Jantuah  StarrFM
    A former chairman of the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) is demanding that government comes clear on how it is going to police the use of funds it is demanding from legally appropriated oil funds, for COVID 19 emergency expenditures. According to Mr Kwame Jantuah, Ghanaians cannot trust government to use resources from the […] ... more
  • 3 months Covid-19 patient jumps wall to escape at Tamale StarrFM
    One of the ten Guinean and Burkinabe nationals who tested positive for Covid-19 in Ghana and were being held at Tamale in the Northern region has escaped. According to Starr News Jonas  Biawurbi, the patient, a woman, “jumped the walls at the centre they are kept and escaped”. Security officials are currently in search of […] ... more
  • 3 months Lockdown brutalities: We will deal with culpable officers – Dery StarrFM
    Interior Minister Ambrose Dery has assured that officers found culpable of brutalizing citizens in the ongoing partial lockdown will be dealt with accordingly. He reiterated the operation is  a humanitarian one and not one to terrorize innocent citizens. Speaking to Starr News’ Ibrahim Alhassan, Mr Dery acknowledged some of the videos making rounds are real […] ... more
  • 3 months E/R: Rainstorm rips off 18 houses, over 24 persons displaced StarrFM
    A rainstorm has ripped off 18 houses in Atiwa East in the Eastern Region displacing at least 24 occupants. No casualty was recorded in the incident which occurred in three communities-Kadowaso, Awirensua and Anyinam. Also affected were Anyinam Zion Kingdargaten school block and Anyinam Methodist Basic School. The displaced residents are currently perching with friends […] ... more
  • 3 months Standard Chartered Bank Ghana appoints Yvonne Gyebi as Head for Retail Banking StarrFM
    Yvonne Gyebi has been appointed as Head, Retail Banking for Standard Chartered. By this appointment, she will be the leader in the strategic business growth agenda for the retail business of the bank. Speaking on the appointment, CEO Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited, Mansa Nettey, said, “I am glad to welcome Yvonne to the Management […] ... more
  • 3 months Standard Chartered Ghana appoints new head of Conduct, Financial Crime & Compliance StarrFM
    Standard Chartered is delighted to announce the appointment of Michael Oseku-Afful as Country Head of Conduct, Financial Crime and Compliance (CFCC). Oseku-Afful brings his expertise to deliver the right outcomes for our clients and business by driving the highest standards in conduct, compliance and fighting financial crime. Oseku-Afful joined the Bank in November 2006 and has […] ... more
  • 3 months Fuel prices to reduce by up to 24% – IES StarrFM
    The Institute of Energy Security (IES) has predicted up to a 24% reduction in the price of petroleum products at the pumps. Oil market prices have fallen on the world market with Brent Crude selling at its lowest in 18-months. This the IES says will cause prices on the local front to go down further. […] ... more
  • 3 months COVID-19: MCE orders temporal shut down of Suame Market StarrFM
    Military and police personnel on Tuesday Morning shut down the Suame Market on the orders of the Municipal Chief Executive Osei Bobie Boahin. The action was necessitated by the flagrant disregard for social distancing and laid down preventive protocols by the traders. Per a meeting held between the Municipal Assembly and the Market queens of […] ... more
  • 3 months A/R: Police, military deploy busses to arrest lockdown offenders StarrFM
    The Ashanti region Security Council has indicated it is not pulling any punches enforcing the COVID – 19 partial lockdown in the Greater Kumasi Area following difficulties it faced in containing people on Day 1 of the Executive order. The joint police and military deployment has marshalled busses for arrest with a stand by special […] ... more
  • 3 months Obey lockdown rules to avoid clashes with security personnel – Agalga StarrFM
    Ranking Member of the Defence and Interior Committee in Parliament James Agalga has appealed to Ghanaians within the lockdown zones to be law-abiding to avoid clashes with the security agencies. Footages circulating on social media showed cases of police and military brutalities against citizens on the first day of the lockdown in Accra and Kumasi. […] ... more
  • 3 months Covid-19: People will be infected before your salary comes – Avedzi to Akufo-Addo StarrFM
    Deputy Minority leader James Klutse Avedzi has asked President Akufo-Addo to rethink his decision to donate his three months salary for the Covid-19 fight in Ghana. According to him, funds to fight the virus is needed now and not in three months as the gesture by the president suggests. “Hello Mr President, Nana Akufo-Addo, you […] ... more
  • 3 months NYA launches nationwide campaign against covid-19 StarrFM
    The National Youth Authority (NYA) has launched a  nationwide youth campaign against the coronavirus pandemic. The COVID-19 Youth Campaign, according to the NYA, seeks to create awareness on the pandemic and educate the youth on the various precautionary measures needed to combat the virus. Consequently, the National Youth Authority says it collaborating with some youth-based […] ... more
  • 3 months Provide pump attendants with PPE’s or close down – COPEC to ‘stubborn’ OMC’s StarrFM
    Several Oil Marketing Companies (OMC’s) in Accra have failed to provide protective equipment for pump attendants in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. The OMC’s are part of essential services providers being allowed to work despite the lockdown in Greater Accra and Greater Kumasi. But an assessment done by the Chamber of Petroleum Consumers Ghana […] ... more
  • 3 months E/R: 171 ‘kayayes’ handed over to Ashanti Regional Security StarrFM
    The Nkawkaw District Police Command has handed over to the Ashanti Regional Security Council a total of 171 head porters arrested in two Daf cargo trucks escaping partial lockdown imposition in Greater Accra Region. The head porters known locally as Kayayes made up of 51 children and 120 Nursing Mothers were heading to Tamale. The […] ... more
  • 3 months Oppong Nkrumah supports fight against COVID-19 in Ofoase /Ayirebi StarrFM
    The Member of Parliament for Ofoase /Ayirebi in the Eastern Region has donated materials to support some agencies in the constituency as part of measures to fight the COVID 19 pandemic. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah who is also the Minister for Information presented PPEs, boxes of hand sanitizers, Veronica buckets and tissues to the district health […] ... more
  • 3 months Covid-19: GHC1b stimulus package ready for Ghanaians – Ofori Atta StarrFM
    Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta says government is ready with a stimulus package of One billion cedis for industry and citizens as the country battles the spread of coronavirus in Ghana. He told Parliament Monday that money has been made available to assist and improve manufacturing in the country in the wake of the pandemic. […] ... more
  • 3 months Police intercept cargo trucks loaded with 150 kayayes heading North StarrFM
    The Nkawkaw District Police Command has arrested two cargo vehicles with registration numbers AS 8983-12 and GT 4260-15 respectively at Asona in the Kwahu West Municipality fully loaded with head potters popularly known as kayayes who in the fear of  Covid-19 are fleeing to the North for safety. The Kayayes numbering about 150 included some […] ... more
  • 3 months Why the world needs a COVID-19 Remembrance Day StarrFM
    On the day the World Health Organisation will finally announce containment or an end to the fight against the Coronavirus global pandemic, that day should be an emblem, preserved and observed across the world every year for posterity to know that there was a period in history where thousands lost their lives to a deadly virus, whilst millions sacrificed theirs to save billions of others. We need to, so urgently, […] ... more
  • 3 months Tottenham Hotspur lends its London stadium to Covid-19 relief effort StarrFM
    Tottenham Hotspur F.C. announced that the club has made its London stadium and facilities available to officials to assist in local Covid-19 relief efforts beginning today. The football club has been in contact with the Haringey Council, the Greater London Authority and the National Health Service. “As a club, we have always been clear about our commitment […] ... more
  • 3 months EC forced to withdraw CI for new voters’ register again StarrFM
    The Electoral Commission once again has had to withdraw the Constitutional Instrument (CI) it laid in parliament about 3 weeks ago. The commission had to withdraw the CI from Parliament last week over some mistakes. The commission however relaid the CI the following day. The EC per the CI is seeking to exclude the current […] ... more
  • 3 months UK coronavirus outbreak shows early signs of slowing – Expert StarrFM
    The UK could remain under coronavirus emergency measures for as long as six months, a top health official has said, even as one expert said there were early signs that the outbreak was slowing in Britain. Curbs on normal life may need to continue through the summer and into the autumn in order to avoid progress being […] ... more
  • 3 months Ministers, other appointees donate 50% of salaries into COVID-19 fund StarrFM
    All Ministers of State, the Chief of Staff at the Office of the President, the deputy Chiefs of Staff, Secretary to the President, Secretary to the Cabinet, Presidential Staffers and Presidential Aides at the Presidency have decided to donate fifty per cent (50%) of their salaries, for the next three months into the COVID-19 National […] ... more
  • 3 months Covid-19: Don’t waste money stocking food – Agric minister urges StarrFM
    Minister for Agriculture Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto has advised Ghanaians against panic-buying in the wake of the lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. Several markets in Accra and Kumasi recorded high patronage over the weekend as residents rushed to markets to purchase consumables in preparation for the two weeks lockdown announced by President Akufo-Addo last Friday. […] ... more
  • 3 months Breaking barriers with worship: The music and life of gospel artiste Jayana StarrFM
    JAYANA‘s singing is exciting and breathtaking. She is noted for her mesmerizing and captivating vocal. She is a musician who uses the voice as her instrument, displaying precision and agility, mixed with heartfelt emotion. Created as an instrument to bless God’s people through worship, Jayana strongly upholds as her credo that as a worker of God she […] ... more
  • 3 months Lockdown: Contract cleaners ask to be exempted StarrFM
    Contract cleaners in the country through the Contract Cleaners Association of Ghana have expressed displeasure as they have not been exempted from the lockdown as announced by the President. Answering a question posed to the Ministry of Information on whether cleaners can go to work, Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah replied in the negative. Speaking […] ... more
  • 3 months Belarus president says vodka and saunas can cure coronavirus as country refuses to lockdown StarrFM
    BELARUS’ President has claimed vodka and saunas can cure deadly coronavirus as he ignores global health advice amid the pandemic. President Alexander Lukashenko has shrugged off concerns about the COVID-19 outbreak and refused to order his citizens into lockdown. In recent weeks, the president has suggested that Belarusians should drink 50ml of vodka a day […] ... more
  • 3 months Covid-19: E/R House of Chiefs suspend rituals, courtesy calls StarrFM
    The Eastern Regional House of Chiefs has suspended the hearing of all customary judicial cases before the Judicial Committee of the House for one month due to the outbreak of the coronavirus disease in the country. A statement issued and signed by Okyenhene Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Pannin – President of the Eastern Regional House further […] ... more
  • 3 months Covid-19: Accra, Kumasi empty as lockdown takes effect StarrFM
    Accra and Kumasi have gone quiet and empty as the partial lockdown announced by President Akufo-Addo takes effect. The President ordered the lockdown as part of moves to limit the spread of coronavirus in Ghana. Below is a summary of the Restrictions Imposed on Selected Areas in Ghana by Government for 2 weeks. Ghana’s COVID-19 […] ... more
  • 3 months Mourinho to conduct Spurs training via video amid coronavirus lockdown StarrFM
    Jose Mourinho and his Tottenham Hotspur camp have decided to conduct live training video sessions with the players, as social distancing has been advised by the Premier League during the coronavirus pandemic. The league is set to resume on April 30 and clubs are trying to ensure that all players stay fit while home. The […] ... more
  • 3 months Belarus Premier League Attracts Global Attention as it Plays on StarrFM
    Football is suspended in the UK and across most of world because of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic – but the game rolls on in Belarus. The Belarusian Premier League rarely gets a mention in normal circumstances yet it is attracting attention from foreign fans as one of the few places around the globe – and […] ... more
  • 3 months Xavi ready to coach Barcelona StarrFM
    Xavi believes he is ready to manage Barcelona but insists there cannot be any “toxicity” in the dressing room. The midfielder spent the majority of his playing career with Barcelona, from 1998 to 2015, playing more than 700 matches. During his time at the club he won eight La Liga titles and lifted four Champions […] ... more
  • 3 months Guinness Ghana supports government campaign to fight COVID-19 StarrFM
    Guinness Ghana Breweries PLC has presented products to support government’s campaign to check the spread of the deadly COVID 19. The 1,500 packs of Malta Guinness were handed over to the Ministry of Information and received by the sector minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah on behalf of government at a ceremony in Accra on Sunday, 29th […] ... more
  • 3 months Covid-19: Indisciplined traders incur military wrath in Kumasi StarrFM
    Residents the Kumasi Metropolis and its environs have Friday, March 27, to remember as a day on which indiscipline attitudes were met with radical responses from personnel of the Ghana Army during the turn of the metropolis for disinfection of markets there in the wake of the spread of the coronavirus disease to the country. […] ... more
  • 3 months Covid-19: Four passengers advised to self-quarantine after arriving in Takoradi StarrFM
    Four passengers on board a commercial bus from Ghana’s capital city of Accra en route to Takoradi have been advised to self-quarantine due to high temperatures, Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Health Director, Dr Kofi Sutherland has disclosed. His revelation follows after an Emergency Response Team set up by the Western Regional Minister, Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah to screen […] ... more
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