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  • 5 months FDA claims against COA FS not backed by facts – Manufacturers StarrFM
    Producers of immune booster drug COA FS, Centre of Awareness Global Peace Mission, have rejected claims by the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) that the product is contaminated. According to the manufacturers, a new laboratory test at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital has proven that claims by the FDA about the drug are inaccurate. It […] ... more
  • 5 months Gov’t delays in updating Covid-19 figures creating mistrust – CDD StarrFM
    A research fellow with the Centre for Democratic Development (CDD) has bemoaned government’s delay in updating Ghanaians with current figures of Covid-19 in the country. According to Kwame Sarpong Asiedu, the practice has the tendency to increase public mistrust and suspicion for government. “Since Kumasi had their press conference today, we are going clear 4,5, […] ... more
  • 5 months Wonder Kutor donates to 10 health centers in Anlo StarrFM
    Following the confirmed coronavirus cases in the Volta region on April 13, a former deputy constituency secretary for the Anlo Constituency of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Wonder Victor Kutor has donated some relief items to selected health facilities in the Anlo Constituency to help in the preventive fight against the disease. The items, which […] ... more
  • 5 months Reduce court cases drastically – CJ directs StarrFM
    The Chief Justice of Ghana, Justice Anin Yeboah has directed that “caused list should be reduced drastically for few cases to be listed for hearing” to prevent congestion at the court. The CJ in a press release regarding what management of the court is doing to curtail the spread urged that “Judges and Magistrates should […] ... more
  • 5 months V/R: Group donates to support vulnerable in border community StarrFM
    A group in the Volta region has donated foodstuffs to children and widows in some 26 households in Amenyokorpe – border community in the Ketu North Municipality. The items which were presented on Sunday 19 April 2020 included bags of rice, bathing soaps, bags of sachet water and a cash amount of Ghc100 for each […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19: Six Nigerians fined Ghc86k for lockdown party StarrFM
    A Circuit Court in Accra has fined six Nigerians who were arrested at a birthday party during the restriction on movement a total of GHc86, 400. The accused persons pleaded guilty to the offence and were convicted on their own plea to a fine of GHc14, 400 each or face five years in jail in […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19 cases in Ashanti region rise to 68 StarrFM
    Coronavirus cases in the Ashanti region have risen to 68 from 62 as of Sunday. According to the Ashanti regional health directorate, most of the affected persons are between 20 and 25 years of age. The regional health director Emmanuel Tenkorang addressed the media on the development Tuesday. On Monday, the Akuapem North Municipal Assembly […] ... more
  • 5 months Man jailed 20 years for impregnating stepdaughter, 13 StarrFM
    A Circuit Court in Accra presided over by Her Honour Mrs Christiana Cann has sentenced a mason to 20 years in prison with hard labour for defining his 13-year-old stepdaughter. Eric Kofitse, pleaded guilty for defilement and was convicted on his own plea by the Gender-based Circuit Court. Chief Inspector Kofi Atimbire, the prosecutor in […] ... more
  • 5 months 50% power rebate: No one will be cheated – ECG StarrFM
    The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has assured all its customers that they will not be cheated in the 50 percent rebate announced by the President. President Akufo-Addo on April 9 announced that the government will fully absorb electricity bills for customers who consume below 50 kilowatt-hours of power per month as part of a […] ... more
  • 5 months Stigma now major challenge in Covid-19 fight – GHS StarrFM
    The Chairman of the National Risk Communication and Social Mobilisation Committee of COVID-19, Dr Aboagye da Costa says stigma has become one of the major challenges in the fight against the virus in the country. It comes after staff of the Fanteakwa government hospital in the Eastern region are reportedly being shunned by their communities […] ... more
  • 5 months E/R: Striking Health Staff resume work as mgt appeals to NHIS StarrFM
    Striking Staff of Providence Medical Center a private health facility at Suhum in the Eastern Region have called off their strike action less than 24 hours after the commencement of the action over their eleven months unpaid salaries. The workers are expected to resume work today Tuesday, April 21, 2020. The decision to call off […] ... more
  • 5 months Coronavirus: Immigration to US to be suspended amid pandemic, Trump says StarrFM
    President Donald Trump has said he will sign an executive order to temporarily suspend all immigration to the US because of the coronavirus. On Twitter, he cited “the attack from the invisible enemy”, as he calls the virus, and the need to protect the jobs of Americans, but did not give details. It was not […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19: Namoalug Chief shares nose masks among community members StarrFM
    The Chief of Namoalug, Nab Kolsong Na-Laam Nyuurib, has distributed nose masks to members of his community as part of the activities he has mapped out to protect his people from the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). He is the first traditional leader in the Upper East Region to share out anti-COVID-19 nose protectors, […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19: Mahama rescues Keta Hospital StarrFM
    Former President John Mahama has presented 40 sets of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the Keta Municipal Hospital in the Volta Region. The former President’s timely intervention follows an urgent appeal from the management of the hospital, which was widely reported by the media last Friday. The items were presented on behalf of President Mahama, […] ... more
  • 5 months Qualitative analysis of covid-19 on MMDAs internally generated funds StarrFM
    INTRODUCTION The emergence of COVID 19 in the world has brought a lot more disruptions in the world economies, resulting in many countries announcing major stimulus packages to Industries and households. These measures are meant to lighten the burden brought about by the novel COVID-19. COVID 19 is no respecter of personality or country. It’s […] ... more
  • 5 months Chinese Ambassador donates to Muslims on behalf of Chinese community in Ghana  StarrFM
    The Chinese Ambassador to Ghana Shi Ting WANG  has donated supplies valued at about GHC110,000 including 2000 bags of rice, three thousand liters of cooking oil, and six thousand face masks to the Muslim community on behalf of the embassy and the Chinese community. The donation was received by the Chief Imam Sheikh Dr. Osman […] ... more
  • 5 months US oil prices turn negative as demand dries up StarrFM
    The price of US oil has turned negative for the first time in history. That means oil producers are paying buyers to take the commodity off their hands over fears that storage capacity could run out in May. Demand for oil has all but dried up as lockdowns across the world have kept people inside. […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19: Rabito Clinic supports various institutions at Nandom StarrFM
    The Founder of Rabito Clinic, a private health facility, Professor Edmund Mwinyem Delle with the help of some sons and daughters of Nandom have donated some PPE’s and public address system to several institutions including opinion leaders in the Nandom Municipality worth thousands of Ghana Cedis. The items which include 103 Veronica buckets, 34 boxes […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19: Ahafo Ano North MP donates to constituents StarrFM
    The Member of Parliament (MP) for the Ahafo Ano North Constituency in the Ashanti Region Sanid Adamu Suleman has donated assorted items to contribute to the fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic in the Ahafo Ano North constituency. Speaking to the media after the donations, the MP mentioned that, it is imperative for him to […] ... more
  • 5 months Akufo-Addo didn’t consult us before lifting lockdown – GMA StarrFM
    The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has disclosed President Akufo-Addo did not seek their view before lifting the lockdown on parts of the country. The GMA, however, says the President has their blessing with the decision regardless. “We were not consulted prior to the decision being made. But after the decision was the president found it […] ... more
  • 5 months Stop paying dividend to customers – BoG orders banks, finance firms StarrFM
    The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has directed financial institutions in the country to desist from the payment of dividend of whatever form to their customers. According to the Central bank, the move is to ensure that the banks are in good shape to assist customers through the period of the pandemic. “In furtherance of the […] ... more
  • 5 months Stop paying dividend to customers – BoG orders banks, financial firms StarrFM
    The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has directed financial institutions in the country to desist from the payment of dividend of whatever form to their customers. According to the Central bank, the move is to ensure that the banks are in good shape to assist customers through the period of the pandemic. “In furtherance of the […] ... more
  • 5 months Lockdown lifting: Transport fares shoot up in Takoradi StarrFM
    Transport fares at the Accra lorry terminal in Takoradi have shot up barely 24-hours after President Akufo Addo lifted the ban on partial lockdown in parts of the country. The three weeks old restriction of movements in Ghana rendered most commercial drivers jobless as they could not ply the Accra and Kumasi route. Emmanuel Ohene-Gyan […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19: Call for discipline not enough add sanctions – Elias Sory to Akufo-Addo StarrFM
    A former Director-General of the Ghana Health Service Dr Elias Sory has urged government to attach sanctions to the call for discipline among Ghanaians in the wake of coronavirus pandemic. According to him, the President’s call for discipline as the lockdown is lifted in Accra and Kumasi will not achieve the intended results if no […] ... more
  • 5 months ‘Ice blocks’ fall in Kumasi StarrFM
    The Ashanti regional capital Kumasi on Monday experienced an ice pellet bath as rains turned into little pellets of ice. The spectacle of the particles, some measuring bigger than four lude dyes, have littered the roofs and streets. This has drawn several residents into corridors and windows, some taking videos with others picking up the […] ... more
  • 5 months Akuapem North records two new cases of Coronavirus StarrFM
    The Akuapem North Municipal Assembly has recorded two confirmed cases of coronavirus today Monday, April 20, 2020. has gathered that the two are a 59-year-old woman who returned to the country on March 20, 2020, and resides in Amanokrom. The second case is also a 45-year-Old woman who returned to the country on March […] ... more
  • 5 months Mobile Phone dealers, Cal Bank Others donate GHC562k to Covid-19 Trust Fund StarrFM
    Mobile Phone and Accessories Dealers Association (MPADA), has donated One Hundred Thousand Ghana Cedis to the Covid-19 National Trust Fund to support the mandate of the fund. The Chairman of MPADA, Joseph Osei Yaw Agyemang, in the company of Nana Poku, GUTA Greater Accra Regional Secretary, and Kwadwo Amoateng, GUTA Greater Accra Regional Chairman, presented […] ... more
  • 5 months Akufo-Addo’s decision to lift lockdown apt – TUC StarrFM
    The Trade Union Congress (TUC), the umbrella body for all workers unions in Ghana has described the decision of the Akufo-Addo administration to lift the restriction of movement in Greater Accra, Kasoa and Greater Kumasi as an excellent move. According to the TUC, it is the right thing to do to safeguard the economy and […] ... more
  • 5 months MPS donates towards Covid-19 fight in Ghana StarrFM
    Meridian Port Services Limited (MPS) has responded to the national call on all organisations to rally resources towards the mitigation of the devastating effects of COVID-19 on social and communal lives. This has seen the donation of assorted food items and hygiene products to 4 institutions in Tema. These consist of the Tema Metropolitan Assembly […] ... more
  • 5 months We’ll help gov’t fight COVID-19 – GMA StarrFM
    The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has pledged its unflinching support to the government in the ongoing national fight against the novel Coronavirus, even though the lockdown they advocated for some twenty-one days ago, has been lifted by President Akufo-Addo. The Association made the pledge when they met with President Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House at […] ... more
  • 5 months Avoid false sense of security; Covid-19 not under control in Ghana – NDC team StarrFM
    The NDC technical team on Covid-19 has urged Ghanaians to avoid a false sense of security following the decision by President Akufo-Addo to lift the coronavirus lockdown on Accra and Kumasi. According to the team, the virus is not under control in the country and therefore removing restrictions is dangerous. “If government has data outside […] ... more
  • 5 months 68-year-old Nigerian woman gives birth to twins StarrFM
    The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital has announced the successful delivery of twins by a 68-year old woman. The chairman of the hospital’s Medical Advisory Council, Prof Wasiu Adeyemo, made the announcement in a statement on Sunday. It said the woman gave birth through an “elective cesarean section at 37 weeks gestation.” The babies and […] ... more
  • 5 months The lockdown worked; the president is right to move our Covid-19 fight forward [Opinion] StarrFM
    In the wake of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo lifting the order restricting movement in parts of the Greater Accra and Ashanti Regions, there has been some understandable disquiet. When the lockdown was first imposed on 27th March, 2020, we had recorded fifty-nine cases and four deaths from Covid-19. On 19th April, 2020 when the […] ... more
  • 5 months EPL: Relegation Bound Teams May Escape if Season Ends Abruptly StarrFM
    There is unlikely to be any relegation from the English Premier League if the season ends with no more play possible because of the coronavirus outbreak, Brighton and Hove Albion owner Tony Bloom has told British media. Premier League clubs met on Friday to discuss possible models for finishing the season but all options remained […] ... more
  • 5 months GFA Technical Director Vacancy: Six Shortlisted StarrFM
    The Ghana Football Association wishes to announce that six candidates have been shortlisted for interview for the vacant Technical Director position. The six candidates, made up of three Ghanaians and three expatriates are currently undergoing interviews, through video conferencing, with a select committee of the GFA. The Technical Director position became vacant this month following […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19: Politics and Economics Over Science – Rashid Ibrahim writes StarrFM
    As of April 20, 2020, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) reported another high jump in the confirmed cases of Covid-19. With additional 208 cases, the total confirmed cases are now 1,042. 934 of the cases are active, 99 have recovered, and 9 have died. With 882 (84.6%) of the cases, Greater Accra Region extends its […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID19: Mohamed Salah donates tons of food to home village StarrFM
    Liverpool star Mohamed Salah has made a generous donation, sending thousands of tons of food and fresh meat to residents of his hometown village Nagrig, near the city of Basyoun. The coronavirus has been spreading rapidly over the last few weeks as the total number of COVID-19 cases in Egypt has risen to 3032 cases. To support his hometown during […] ... more
  • 5 months UEFA president Ceferin said leagues ready to play behind closed doors StarrFM
    UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said Monday that leagues across Europe were ready to return to action behind closed doors in a bid to limit the damage caused by coronavirus. Football leagues have been suspended since mid-March due to the pandemic which has claimed more than 100,000 lives throughout the continent. But the head of European […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19: Children at risk of consuming sanitizers, alcohol robs – Physician warns StarrFM
    A medic with the Pediatric Department of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital has expressed fear children are at risk of innocently gulping down hand sanitizers and other harmful substances in curiosity. Her observation comes at a time parents continue to buy sanitizers; alcohol robs, liquid soaps and other detergents to keep off the Novel Coronavirus, […] ... more
  • 5 months Zipline Ghana launches emergency delivery of covid-19 test samples StarrFM
    Today, Zipline, the world’s only national scale on-demand drone delivery service, announced that it has begun delivering COVID-19 test samples. Zipline drones now fly test samples collected from patients in more than 1,000 health facilities located in difficult to reach rural areas of Ghana to Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research laboratories in Accra, the […] ... more
  • 5 months Confusion at Valley View University over E-Learning StarrFM
    Sandwich students from all campuses of Valley View University say they are stranded and helpless over the online learning platform. The students according to them earlier kicked against the virtual learning considering the network challenges in most parts of Ghana but the University turned death ears to their concerns and went ahead to force them […] ... more
  • 5 months Significance of celebrating World Environment and Oceans day; Digital Arts contest launched StarrFM
    For most ecosystem enthusiasts, the month of June signifies important days on their calendars as the world environment day and world ocean day are commemorated during this period. On June 5 every year, many people and institutions join hands to commemorate the World Environment Day, while June 8 is set aside to mark World Ocean […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19: Kumasi Central Market shut down hours after opening StarrFM
    Authorities of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly have ordered the closure of the Kumasi Central market hours after President Akufo-Addo ordered the opening of the lockdown areas. According to Ultimate FM’s Isaac Bediako Justice, the closure was necessitated by the refusal of the traders to observe social distancing protocols. ” There are many people at the […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19: We’re guilty with explanation – Nigerians plead in court StarrFM
    Two Nigerian nationals who have been arraigned before the Accra Circuit Court for failing to comply with the lockdown restrictions have pleaded for clemency after they “pleaded guilty with explanation.” Joseph Adewale, 20, and Ajila Aliu, 32, both distributors of Neolife products, have been charged with disobeying the restriction orders imposed by the President as […] ... more
  • 5 months E/R: Suspended NPP Electoral Area Coordinators demand reinstatement StarrFM
    Ten suspended electoral area coordinators of the ruling NPP, in the Akyem Oda Constituency of the Eastern Region are demanding a reverse of their suspension, describing it as arbitrary attempt to disqualify them from partaking in the upcoming Parliamentary election. The aggrieved coordinators are – Frank Nkansah (Nsenaa Electoral Area), Roland Bruce Appiah(Community 2 electoral […] ... more
  • 5 months Let’s stop coronavirus from spreading to rural areas – Ayensuano MP StarrFM
    The Member of Parliament for Ayensuano Constituency Samuel Ayeh Paye says more consented efforts is required to ensure that Coronavirus disease does not spread to rural areas in the Country . The Lawmaker opines that, it would be disastrous for the country should the pandemic reels its head in rural communities due to weak healthcare […] ... more
  • 5 months Leaving Unis, churches out of lockdown lifting ‘senseless’ – Ishmael Norman StarrFM
    President of the Institute for Security, Disaster and Emergency Studies, Dr Ishmael Norman has described as senseless the decision by President Akufo-Addo to leave out universities and churches in the lifting of the lockdown. According to him, tertiary schools and religious organisation could also practice social distancing just as markets and shops which are now […] ... more
  • 5 months Akufo-Addo paving way for EC with lockdown lifting – Sammi Gyamfi StarrFM
    The Communications Director of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Sammi Gyamfi says the decision by President Akufo-Addo to lift the lockdown on Accra and Kumasi despite the spike in coronavirus cases in Ghana is political. According to him, the move is intended to allow the electoral commission compile a new voters register for the […] ... more
  • 5 months Canada shooting: Gunman kills at least 16 in Nova Scotia StarrFM
    A gunman disguised as a policeman killed at least 16 people, including a female police officer, in what is believed to be Canada’s worst mass shooting. The 12-hour rampage started on Saturday and ended with a car chase. Police said the suspect shot people at different locations in Nova Scotia, many of them randomly. He […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19: Lifting lockdown a dangerous gamble – Security Analyst StarrFM
    Security Analyst Adib Saani has warned that the decision by the President to lift the partial lockdown of Accra and Kumasi is a dangerous gamble that could backfire. President Akufo-Addo on Sunday announced the lifting the 3-week lockdown on Greater Accra and Kumasi, with effect from Monday, April 20. Addressing the Nation on Sunday, April […] ... more
  • 5 months Akufo-Addo lifts lockdown on Accra, Kumasi StarrFM
    The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has lifted the 3-week lockdown on Greater Accra and Kumasi, with effect from Monday, April 20. Addressing the Nation on Sunday, April 19, 2020, the President, however, stated all other social distancing measures are still in place. Churches, Schools both Public and Private, will still remain shut. According to […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19 cases in Ghana jump to 1042 StarrFM
    COVID-19 cases in Ghana have jumped to 1042, President Akufo-Addo has announced. Addressing the nation on Sunday, the President said the increase in numbers is as a result of 68, 591 tests conducted. According to the President, nine people have died from the disease while 99 people have recovered and discharged, according to the GHS. […] ... more
  • 5 months Day 20 of lockdown – Mahama writes StarrFM
    It is day 20 of the lockdown, and the 5th consecutive Sunday that I have not joined others to fellowship at church. I am certain that this fellowship is missed by many Christians among us and across the denominations of faith; and by our Muslim brethren who have similarly had to forego the observance of […] ... more
  • 5 months Nana Akomea, others face jail term over contempt of court StarrFM
    A private real estate company, Mariville Homes Ltd, wants the MD of state transport company STC, Nana Akomea, and six others convicted for contempt after suing them for trespassing on its private property. Mariville Homes Ltd had sued Akomea and nine other tenants for engaging in a reconstruction exercise on its property without its consent, which is also […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19: Gov’t suspends all charges on Cargoes at ports StarrFM
    Government has announced the removal of all charges on Cargoes that have been at the ports since the lockdown of parts of the country by President Akufo-Addo. According to a statement from the Transport Ministry, the move is to ensure that shippers do not act in ways that will compromise government’s attempt at curbing the […] ... more
  • 5 months FDA recalls ‘substandard’ COA FS StarrFM
    The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has recalled popular immune booster drug COA FS after it found it to be unwholesome. According to a statement by the FDA, laboratory analysis has revealed that among other faults, the product has excessive contamination of yeast and mold. The FDA has, therefore, urged all in possession of the […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19: Victory Bible Church Supplies food items to over 2000 homes in Awoshie StarrFM
    Victory Bible Church International (VBCI), one of the leading charismatic and pentecostal churches in Ghana, has given out food items to over two thousand homes within the Awoshie-Anyaa communities in the Ablekuma North Constituency where the church is located. The gesture of the Church is in line with the call of government for religious and […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19: Odotobri Rural Bank supports St. Peter’s Hospital with PPE StarrFM
    As Ghana continues her fight against the Coronavirus pandemic, 2017 CIMG Rural Bank of the Year, Odotobri Rural Bank on Friday donated personal protective equipment (PPE) to the St. Peter’s Hospital at Jacobu in the Amansie Central District of the Ashanti region. The items which included infrared thermometers, nose masks, hand sanitizers, gloves, disinfectants, liquid […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19: Digital health activists develop 14-day contact tracing tracker StarrFM
    Two young Digital health activists and co-founders of Ghanaian based Startup Company FastRx Company limited have developed a web-based data platform, to help health workers perform contact tracing electronically with the click of a button. The platform called the National Surveillance System uses a QR code to pick data from transport stations and business centers […] ... more
  • 5 months Dominic Ayine supports 23 chiefs, traditional landowners against COVID-19 spread StarrFM
    The Member of Parliament (MP) for Bolgatanga East, Dr. Dominic Akuritinga Ayine, has donated hand-washing containers (Veronica buckets) and hand sanitisers to 23 traditional chiefs and traditional landowners in his constituency against the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Observers say it is the first donation to traditional authorities so far by a lawmaker in […] ... more
  • 5 months E/R: Dead body retrieved from Trudu Waterfalls StarrFM
    A decomposing body of a man has been retrieved from the Trudu Waterfalls located near Begoro in the Fanteakwa North Municipality of the Eastern Region. The decomposing body was retrieved Saturday by a Joint team from the Ghana Police Service and the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO). According to the bereaved parents, the deceased young […] ... more
  • 5 months E/R: Private Health staff to lay down tools over 11-month salary arrears StarrFM
    Health workers at Providence Medical Center, a private health facility at Suhum in the Eastern Region are threatening to lay down tools beginning Monday, April 20, 2020, over eleven (11) months salary arrears. Among the workers are Administrative staff, Nurses, Midwives, records staff, orderlies and security. According to the aggrieved Staff, the Medical Director of […] ... more
  • 5 months Zoomlion supports Noguchi with US$20,000 to fight COVID-19 StarrFM
    Leading waste management company and a subsidiary of Jospong Group of Companies (JGC), Zoomlion Ghana Limited (ZGL), has donated US$20,000 (GHC120,000.00) to the University of Ghana Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR), one of the leading laboratories at the forefront of testing samples for the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. Chief Corporate […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19: Special Ice donates to security personnel in Ayawaso West StarrFM
    The Chief Executive of Special Group of Companies Dr Ernest Ofori Sarpong has donated 200 cartons of water and 100 cartons of soft drinks to security personnel and needy in Ayawaso West. Dr. Ofori Sarpong a known philantropist has donated to the National Covd-19 Fund and other programmes aimed at assisting the poor. The Marketing […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19: Disclose all isolation centres – NDC team writes to govt StarrFM
    The NDC technical team on Covid-19 has asked government to make public all COVID-19 isolation centres in the country. According to the team, transparency in the management of patients helps to reduce misconceptions about the virus. “Transparency in patient management is also key in reducing misconceptions about COVID19 and the stigmatization of its sufferers and […] ... more
  • 5 months Former news anchor Lerato Letsoso launches her debut book – ‘A Naija-Southy Affair’ StarrFM
    It hasn’t been up to 24 hours since Lerato Letsoso’s book A Naija-Southy Affair went live on kindle store. Within just a few hours she took to social media to express her shock and joy over her first sale that was purchased by a U.K-based Author. “This is a moment in history,” she said as she shared […] ... more
  • 5 months Bank of Africa supports COVID-19 fight with 700 bags of rice and other items StarrFM
    Bank of Africa (BoA) has supported the fight against COVID-19 by donating towards the poor in society as part of the country experience lockdowns. BoA has donated 700 bags of rice, 200 gallons of oil, 200 cartons of tin fish and 200 cartons of tin tomatoes to the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection to support efforts […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19: Stallion Group donates new Ambulance to gov’t StarrFM
    The Stallion Group, an automobile, commodities, steel & mines, plastics & packaging company that trades in eight (8) top brands in Ghana such as Honda, Hyundai, Nissan, Porsche, Volkswagen, among others, has donated a state of the art Hyundai – H1 fully equipped ambulance to the Covid-19 National Trust Fund to support the efforts of […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19 cases in Ghana shoot to 834; nine dead StarrFM
    Ghana has recorded 193 more cases of the deadly COVID-19 bringing the country’s total case count to 834. The new cases were recorded from the enhanced contact tracing and testing being undertaken by the Ghana Health Service. So far nine people have died from the disease while 99 people have recovered and discharged, according to […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19: GUCDA demand total waiver of levies, demurrage on imports StarrFM
    The Ghana Used Clothing Dealers Association (GUCDA), are demanding from government a total waiver of all demurrage and port rental charges on their imports which are currently locked up at the Tema port due to their inability to clear them as a result of the imposition movement restrictions by government in the Greater Accra Region. […] ... more
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