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  • 5 months Covid-19: Zoomlion donates US$20,000 to Noguchi StarrFM
    Zoomlion Ghana Limited (ZGL), a subsidiary of the Jospong Group of Companies (JGC), has donated a whopping US$ 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 Communications […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19 and Beyond: IDS to provide free e-learning platform to interested schools StarrFM
    At a time when schools across the country have been shut as part of measures to fight the coronavirus global pandemic, Integrated Data Systems (IDS), an ICT Services Provider has launched its free online virtual classes for schools across the country. The e-learning platform which will be provided to the schools for free for the next three […] ... more
  • 5 months Lockdown: Beat people to stay home – Ejisu Queen mother to soldiers StarrFM
    The Paramount Queen mother of Ejisu in the Ashanti region has called on security officials enforcing the partial lockdown in her paramountcy to beat up residents who defy the presidential directive. “I see the young girls and boys always on the streets, left to me alone I support stiffer punishment like beating the recalcitrant ones […] ... more
  • 5 months Mahama donates food to Manhyia, Zongo Chiefs to fight COVID-19 StarrFM
    former President John  Mahama has donated some food items to the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu, to support the Manhyia Palace Humanitarian project which is feeding vulnerable persons hit by the coronavirus (COVID-19) partial lockdown. Among the items donated to the Manhyia Palace were 300 bags of rice, 1,500 bottles of cooking oil and 3,000 cans […] ... more
  • 5 months CCTU develops prompting device to help fight COVID-19 StarrFM
    Authorities at the Cape Coast Technical University (CCTU) have rolled out measures aimed at strengthening the fight against the coronavirus in the metropolis. The move, according to the authorities is to support efforts by government in dealing with devastating nature of the virus by curtailing potential spread in the metropolis. Authorities also donated 1,000 nose […] ... more
  • 5 months Nigerian president’s chief of staff dies from coronavirus StarrFM
    The Nigerian president’s chief of staff, Abba Kyari, has died after contracting Covid-19, two presidency spokesmen said on Twitter, as Covid-19 deaths on the continent pass 1,000. Kyari, who was in his 70s and had underlying health problems, including diabetes, was the top official aide to 77-year-old President Muhammadu Buhari and one of the most […] ... more
  • 5 months Taylor Swift just canceled all her shows in 2020 StarrFM
    Taylor Swift is done for the year, thanks to coronavirus. Swift canceled all live appearances and performances for the rest of 2020 in what she said was an effort to prevent the spread of Covid-19. “I’m so sad I won’t be able to see you guys in concert this year, but I know this is the […] ... more
  • 5 months Meningitis kills 40; over 400 people infected in Northern regions – GHS StarrFM
    The Ghana Health Service has revealed that 40 people have been killed by a new strain of meningitis in the five Northern regions out of the 409 people who have been infected with the disease. A total of 258 cases have been recorded in the Upper West region alone. According to the GHS, the high […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19: At least 300,000 Africans expected to die – UN Agency StarrFM
    The COVID-19 pandemic will likely kill at least 300,000 Africans and risks pushing 29 million into extreme poverty, the U.N. Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) said on Friday, calling for a $100 billion safety net for the continent. Africa’s 54 countries have so far reported fewer than 20,000 confirmed cases of the disease, just a […] ... more
  • 5 months China revises COVID-19 death toll up by 50% StarrFM
    China has revised its official death toll from the novel coronavirus, raising the number of fatalities attributed to the pandemic by more than a third. Officials in Wuhan, where the virus was first reported late last year, on Friday added 1,290 coronavirus deaths to the city’s toll. They also added 325 confirmed cases to the city tally. The […] ... more
  • 5 months NPP women organiser in charge of Covid-19 food at Ashiaman – MP StarrFM
    The Minority in Parliament is demanding an investigation into what they describe as partisan distribution of food relief to poor and vulnerable households amid the coronavirus pandemic. The caucus has added its voice to calls by the Klottey Korle MP Dr. Zenator Agyemang-Rawlings over the matter. Speaking at a press briefing in Parliament, the opposition […] ... more
  • 5 months Parliament approves Oko-Boye as dep. Health Minister StarrFM
    Parliament has approved the nomination of the Member of Parliament for Ledzokuku Dr. Bernard Oko-Boye as Deputy Minister for Health. First Deputy Speaker of Parliament Joe Osei Owusu (MP), on Friday, submitted the report of the Appointment Committee which requested his approval and was approved by House. Members on both sides of the House were unanimous […] ... more
  • 5 months Minority to petition NMC over Paul’s attack on Zanetor StarrFM
    The Minority in Parliament says it will petition the national media commission over the attacks on Klottey-Korley Member of Parliament Dr. Zanetor Agyeman-Rawlings by Metro TV journalist Paul Adom-Otchere. The TV presenter on his ‘Good Evening Ghana’ show on Thursday night descended heavily on the MP over her claim that aid distributing officials are demanding […] ... more
  • 5 months Extend free bus Service to Staff of Pharmaceutical firms – ECP Management to gov’t StarrFM
    The Management of the East Cantonment Pharmacy Limited (ECP), a leading distributor of healthcare products and services on the Ghanaian market has appealed to government to consider extending the free bus service currently enjoyed by nurses to attendants and staff of pharmacies in the lockdown areas of the country. Speaking to Starrfm.com.gh at the Jubilee […] ... more
  • 5 months BoG, Petroleum C’ssion, others donate GHC12.6m to Covid-19 Trust Fund StarrFM
    The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has donated Ten Million Ghana Cedis to the Covid-19 National Trust Fund which has been established by an Act of Parliament, (Act 1013) to help the needy and vulnerable in society as the nation fights to stop the spread of the novel Coronavirus, Covid-19. At a brief ceremony at the […] ... more
  • 5 months Coronavirus: Africa could be next epicentre – WHO StarrFM
    Africa could become the next epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. There was a sharp rise in cases in the past week. There have been almost 1,000 deaths and almost 19,000 infections across Africa so far, although these rates are far lower than those seen in parts of Europe […] ... more
  • 5 months Victory Bible Church Int’l donates PPE to Police Operations Command StarrFM
    Victory Bible Church International (VBCI) under the able leadership of her Presiding Bishop, Rt. Rev N. A. Tackie-Yarboi, has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and other items to the National Operations Command of the Ghana Police Service to support their activities to guarantee the safety of the citizenry as the nation battles the Covid-19 pandemic. […] ... more
  • 5 months MPs were not bribed by Asante Berko – Minority StarrFM
    Minority members on the Mines and Energy Committee have denied receiving bribes paid by AKSA energy for the 370MW plant. The Managing Director for the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) Asante Berko on Wednesday resigned after an allegation by Securities and Exchange Commission in the US that he paid bribes to government officials and MPs on […] ... more
  • 5 months Video: No social distancing at Efua Sutherland relief centre exposes people to Covid-19 StarrFM
    The inability of the relief teams from the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), and the various local authorities to ensure social distancing during the distribution of food to the vulnerable in parts of Accra is exposing the people to the dreaded coronavirus disease (COVID-19). A visit to […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19: Use Volta hotel not Akwamuman SHS as quarantine centre – Old students to gov’t StarrFM
    Old students of Akwamuman SHS in the Asuogyaman district have warned they will resist the decision by government to use the school as a quarantine centre for Covid-19. According to the old students, government failed to consult relevant stakeholders in the area before settling on the school. Speaking to Starr News on the development, acting […] ... more
  • 5 months 106 year old woman leaves UK hospital after recovering from coronavirus StarrFM
    Connie Titchen, who is a 106-year-old great grandmother, may be the oldest person in the United Kingdom to beat coronavirus. Three weeks after testing positive for Covid-19, Titchen was discharged from Birmingham City Hospital in the UK. “She is our oldest patient to beat the virus and may well be the oldest in the country to […] ... more
  • 5 months E/R: Military officer shoots motor rider at Doboro StarrFM
    A man in military uniform who is part of the Security personnel detailed at COVID-19 Barrier at Doboro near Nsawam to enforce the lockdown directive has reportedly shot a motor rider three times. The incident occurred Friday Morning around 8:00 am. It is not clear why the military man shot the rider but an eyewitness […] ... more
  • 5 months Harruna Attah writes: Covid-19 and The Bank Hospital StarrFM
    Background The picture above shows the Ofankor Health Centre which was constructed by the Mahama Administration with funding from the African Development Bank standing abandoned by the government that took over in 2017. Spread all over the country are similar health projects, schools, roads/culverts that have been left to rot. Some of the health projects include district […] ... more
  • 5 months Amnesty Int’l condemns demolition at Old Fadama StarrFM
    Amnesty International (AI) Ghana has condemned the action by the demolition exercise conducted by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) at Old Fadama to dredge the Korle Lagoon. According to the Human Rights group, the action taken by AMA was a violation of human rights and lacks sensitivity. In a Facebook post by the Campaign and […] ... more
  • 5 months About 12,000 Covid-19 samples backlog to be tested – Oppong Nkrumah StarrFM
    Ghana’s laboratories have been tasked to work round the clock to process a backlog of over 12 thousand samples collected for testing for covid-19. Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah in a tweet on Thursday evening said the processing will be in addition to 51,000 samples already tested as at yesterday. Contact tracing teams and lab […] ... more
  • 5 months I’ve ‘unimpeachable evidence’ to back ‘partisan food’ claims – Zanetor StarrFM
    Klottey-Korley Member of Parliament Dr. Zanetor Agyeman-Rawlings has called on President Akufo-Addo to institute a probe into reports of politicisation of food aid to the vulnerable in the lockdown areas in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. It comes after the Gender minister Cynthia Morrison denied her claims that NADMO officials are demanding party identification […] ... more
  • 5 months Your hard work is crucial in Covid-19 fight – Bawumia to staff of Covid Call Centre StarrFM
    The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has commended the hardworking staff of the Covid 19 Call Centre for their contributions to the national fight against the Covid 19 pandemic. Speaking during a visit to the Centre on Thursday 16th April, 2020 Vice President Bawumia emphasised that the gathering and availability of data has played a […] ... more
  • 5 months Team Armah2020 welcomes NPP’s NEC decision to suspend party’s parliamentary primaries StarrFM
    The Campaign Team for Dr. Prince Hamid Armah 2020 has welcomed the decision by the National Steering Committee of the New Patriotic Party to postpone the party’s parliamentary primaries indefinitely. The team, in a statement said the suspension is in the supreme interest of the citizens of Ghana and perfectly in line with the President’s directives against all social […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19: God has been good to us – Bawumia StarrFM
    The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has commended the hardworking staff of the COVID-19 Call Centre for their contributions to the national fight against the pandemic. Speaking during a visit to the Centre on Thursday 16th April 2020, the Vice President emphasised that the gathering and availability of data have played a significant role in […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19: Betway supports govt with GHC150,000 StarrFM
    Leading online sports betting provider, Betway, has presented a cheque of GHC 150,000 to the government’s COVID-19 Trust Fund to help lessen the effect of the spread of COVID-19 in Ghana. Betway – which operates in Ghana as Sports Betting Group Ghana Limited – donated the sum when its Director and Board Secretary, Dr. Kweku […] ... more
  • 5 months Ken Ofori-Atta: ‘What does an African finance minister do now?’ StarrFM
    Economic activity has been massively disrupted; hotels are closing, industry is tottering, airlines are grounded, and our toast-of-the-region airport lies asleep. The Bank of Ghana cut rates by 150 basis points and reduced the reserve requirements by 2 per cent, enabling banks to increase their lending to the private sector by some $500m — a […] ... more
  • 5 months Be clear on new LPG levy – COPEC to Energy Minister StarrFM
    The Chamber of Petroleum Consumers (COPEC) has called on the Minister of Energy, Mr Peter Amewu, as a matter of urgency, to dig further and deeper into the true state of the new levy at the various pumps as of the today, since the government direction to withdraw it is still not reflecting. A statement […] ... more
  • 5 months E/R: 3 remanded for gang-raping girl, 16 StarrFM
    The Koforidua District Magistrate Court “B” has remanded three young men for allegedly gang-raping a 16-year-old student. The incident occurred at Akyem Bososu in the Fanteakwa North District of the Eastern Region. The three accused persons; Collins Narttey,20, Eric Ansah alias Ramos,22 and Mohammed Ganiu,23, are on remand at the Cell of Domestic Violence and […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19: Ghana Islamic Society, others donate to vulnerable in Ayawaso West StarrFM
    The Ghana Islamic Society for Education, the Reformation NGO and Al-Rayan International School have jointly donated 175 boxes of relief items to the Ayawaso West Municipal Assembly for distribution to the vulnerable and needy in the area. The group, all based in the municipality had the following in each box: rice, oil, tomatoe paste, sardines, […] ... more
  • 5 months betWay Ghana donates GHC 150,000 to COVID-19 Fund StarrFM
    Leading online sports betting provider, betWay Ghana has joined the list of organizations and Individuals in donating to support Government’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in Ghana. This follows a presentation of a cheque of GHC 150,000 to the government’s COVID-19 Trust Fund to help lessen the effect of the spread of the virus. betWay […] ... more
  • 5 months U/WR: Nigerian runs away after testing positive for Covid-19 StarrFM
    The Upper West Regional Police Command has commenced a vigorous search for a Forty-six-year-old Nigerian national who tested positive of the novel Coronavirus but has left his home where he was to self-isolate. Upper West Regional Police Commander DCOP Francis Aboagye Nyarko in an interview with Starr News said the command has already dispatched police […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19: NYA to train 2000 volunteers StarrFM
    The National Youth Authority (NYA) has hinted of plans to train about 2000 young volunteers to argument government’s efforts in the fight against the novel COVID-19 pandemic. The NYA also aims to train and equip additional thousands with entrepreneurial skills ostensibly to address the issues of job losses resulting from the pandemic. Speaking at the […] ... more
  • 5 months Kumasi: GHS tests 5 bodies for Covid-19 as police dismiss foul play StarrFM
    The Ashanti region police command says it cannot readily point to criminal or malicious killings regarding the five bodies picked up from different locations in Kumasi. According to the police, it will be too early to relate the deaths to COVID 19 as their preliminary checks swing closer to narcotic related triggers. Two of the […] ... more
  • 5 months  Court remands scrap dealer who sprayed “substance” into policewoman’s eye StarrFM
    Circuit Court in Accra has remanded a 22-year-old scrap dealer, Osmanu Amadu who is alleged to have sprayed a substance into the eyes of a police officer at Zongo Junction. He is facing two charges to wit; failure to comply with the restriction orders imposed by the President and causing harm before Her Honour Afia […] ... more
  • 5 months Video: My friends demand sex for food – Blind orphan cries StarrFM
    Ama Serwaa [Not her real name] is a twenty-four-year-old blind girl who lost her eyesight some four years ago and is one of the vulnerable in society who is finding difficulties surviving amid the COVID-19 pandemic.   If you are touched by the plight of Ama Serwaa and you want to donate, we make it […] ... more
  • 5 months Abirim: NPP polling station executives protest moves to impose PC on them StarrFM
    Some polling station executives and electoral area coordinators of the NPP in Abirim have sent caution to their party leadership to rescind their decision to impose a parliamentary candidate on the constituency or risk greater apathy in the upcoming elections. According to the group, some constituency and regional executive members deliberately disqualified two other parliamentary […] ... more
  • 5 months Finance Ministry told ‘malicious’ lie to BoG – Nduom lawyers StarrFM
    Lawyers for Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom have told an Accra High Court that the Ministry of Finance maliciously lied to the Bank of Ghana that the Government only owes Groupe Nduom only GH¢ 30.33 million. “The evidence, as shown by the turn of events narrated in the previous sections of this address, suggests strongly that […] ... more
  • 5 months Order BoG to restore our license – GN Savings prays High Court StarrFM
    The shareholders of GN Savings and Loans are praying the High Court to order the Bank of Ghana (BoG) to restore their specialised deposit-taking licence. The prayer was contained in the written address that the lawyers filed on behalf of the shareholders. “These actions were taken pursuant to Section 123 (1) of the Banks and […] ... more
  • 5 months GN Savings license revocation: BoG, AG fail to file defence StarrFM
    The Bank of Ghana (BOG) and the Attorney-General have failed to file a defence in the case brought against them by Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom. In the suit, which is still pending in the High Court in Accra, Dr Nduom accused the BoG and the Minister of Finance of “deliberately and maliciously suppressing” the amount […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19: Chobi Ghana gives 1k N95 masks to COCOBOD StarrFM
    Chobi Ghana, an agro-input company has donated one thousand N95 masks to the COCOBOD to help protect its workers as they work to preserve Ghana’s major export, Cocoa. According to the company, since the pandemic will have dire effects on the Ghanaian economy, workers need to be safeguarded as they work tirelessly to prepare for […] ... more
  • 5 months Video: Azumah Nelson vs Jeff Fenech II StarrFM
    The legend professor Azumah Nelson…Ghana is proud of you,when again will we get a fighter like you. March 1, 1992: Nelson vs Fenech II Source Youtube ... more
  • 5 months People are refusing to sell to my wife – COVID-19 survivor recounts StarrFM
    Mr Fredrick Drah, a married man with four children and a survivor of COVID-19 says he will not wish his experience with the disease on anybody. Recounting his experience to the media on Thursday, April 16, Mr Drah said he fell ill on March 17 and decided to get tested for COVID-19, the highly infectious […] ... more
  • 5 months Six Covid-19 bodies left in morgues over PPEs StarrFM
    Environment Health Officials at the Accra Metropolitan Assembly have raised concerns over six COVID-19 bodies that have been left unattended to at various morgues due to the lack of training and PPEs to handle the bodies. According to them, bodies of infectious diseases are meant to be buried within 72-hours of death in a designated […] ... more
  • 5 months ‘Super Eagles manager’s job is not vacant’ StarrFM
    The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has not advertised for applications for a new coach for the Super Eagles, an official of the federation has said. Many coaches have been jostling to take over Gernot Rohr’s job since the NFF brought out conditions that the German must meet before getting a new contract. Recently, former Super […] ... more
  • 5 months Panic as 5 bodies are found on Kumasi streets StarrFM
    Five bodies have been found on the streets in Kumasi in the Ashanti region. It is unclear the cause of their demise. It comes in the wake of Ghana’s fight against the global pandemic covid-19. Ultimate FM’s Isaac Bediako Justice reports on the Morning Starr that mortuary men in Kumasi are demanding that covid-19 test […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19: Angry GIJ students kick against Online exams StarrFM
    Irate students of the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) have kicked against online examination being introduced by the management of the institute. Authorities at GIJ on Wednesday, April 15, issued guidelines informing students of the online examinations scheduled for May 25. Similar directives were also issued by the University of Professional Studies, Accra, (UPSA) informing […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19: Accountant General implements tax reliefs to health workers StarrFM
    The Controller and Accountant–General has implemented the three months tax relief granted to all health workers as directed by the President in his recent address to the nation on the coronavirus disease. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, while addressing the nation on April 5, 2020, on measures taken by the government to contain the COVID-19 […] ... more
  • 5 months V/R: Seven Nigerians arrested in Aflao for cyberfraud StarrFM
    Some seven Nigerian nationals have been arrested at Avoeme in the Ketu South Municipality of the Volta region by the Aflao Sector Command of the Ghana Immigration Service for allegedly engaging in cyberfraud. The seven persons, who were arrested upon a tip-off on Wednesday, 8 April, 2020 at about 19:30hrs in the evening, are occupants […] ... more
  • 5 months Barcelona Announce Board Changes after Resignations StarrFM
    Barcelona have moved to restructure their board after six directors resigned last week in protest at the way the club is being run, the Spanish side have said. Two of the club’s four vice presidents, Emili Rousaud and Enrique Tombas, were among those to announce their resignation in a letter to fans published in Spanish […] ... more
  • 5 months Arsenal to Continue Paying Staff, Casual Workers StarrFM
    Arsenal will not use the government’s furlough scheme and will continue paying employees and casual workers their full salaries until the end of May, the Premier League club said on Wednesday. The top-flight season has been suspended until at least April 30 due to the novel coronavirus pandemic and the north London club had initially […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19 cases in Ghana rise from 636 to 641 StarrFM
    Coronavirus case count in Ghana has seen a marginal increase rising from 636 to 641 as of Wednesday night. Accoridng to the Ghana Health Service, as of 14th April 2020, at 23:00HRS, a total of 50,719 persons have been tested with 641 being positive for COVID-19. The breakdown of the 641 positive cases are as […] ... more
  • 5 months MoE partners Zoomlion to disinfect,fumigate SHSs across Ghana StarrFM
    After a successful disinfection exercise of markets and the judiciary, the ministry of education has sought the services of waste management giants Zoomlion to fumigate and disinfect all Senior High Schools as well as Technical and Vocational institutions across the country. The exercise which was launched on Tuesday will see the company visiting all such […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19: FG clears air on maltreatment of Nigerians in China StarrFM
    The Federal Government on Tuesday blamed poor communication between the Chinese authorities and African consulates in Guangzhou, China, for the maltreatment of Nigerians in China. Speaking during a press briefing in Abuja in the company of the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Zhou Pingjian, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, said lack of communication made […] ... more
  • 5 months TOR MD Asante Berko resigns over ‘$2.5m bribe’ StarrFM
    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has, on Wednesday, 15th April 2020, received the resignation from office of Mr. Asante Berko as Managing Director of the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR). A statement by Communications Director at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin, said this was after he submitted his resignation letter, dated 15th April 2020, to the President. […] ... more
  • 5 months Court throws out BONABOTO leader’s defamation case against Adeti StarrFM
    The Circuit Court in Bolgatanga has thrown out a defamation claim filed by a leading member of BONABOTO, Francis Atintono, against the EIB Network’s investigative journalist, Edward Adeti. Adeti had reported that Atintono verbally and physically assaulted him in Bolgatanga after the journalist had conducted an investigation that went against the interest of some members […] ... more
  • 5 months STC boss Nana Akomea, others sued for trespassing on private property StarrFM
    A private real estate company, Mariville Homes Ltd, has sued the MD of state transport company STC, Nana Akomea, and nine others for trespassing on its private property. According to the plaintiff, the defendants, who happen to be tenants of Mariville Homes, are engaging in a reconstruction exercise on its property without its consent, which […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19: Rotary Club donates PPEs, others to Winneba Specialist Hospital StarrFM
    The Winneba Branch of the Rotary Club has donated Personal Protection Equipment (PPEs) and other medical items to the Winneba Trauma and Specialists Hospital. The donation follows an appeal by the hospital for support to deal with situations relating to Coronavirus at the facility. The hospital is among four other health centres designated to serve […] ... more
  • 5 months COVID-19: I’m not guilty – Nigerian arrested for taking blood samples StarrFM
    The 34-year-old Nigerian national who has been remanded for allegedly defying the government’s restriction order by going round to take blood samples of pregnant women and other residents of Gbese, a suburb of James Town without legal authority has pleaded not guilty. Chukwuka James has been charged with the offence of “failure to comply with […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19: Kasapreko donates to Manhyia StarrFM
    Beverage manufacturing giant, Kasapreko Company Limited has donated assorted drinks, water and hand sanitizers to the Manhyia Palace to complement the efforts of Asantehene Otumfour Osei Tutu II in providing support to the vulnerable groups in Greater Kumasi. The total value of the donation was GHC 40,000 and it included packs of Awake purified drinking […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19: My friends demand sex for food – Blind orphan cries StarrFM
    Ama Serwaa [Not her real name] is a twenty-four-year-old blind girl who lost her eyesight some four years ago and is one of the vulnerable in society who is finding difficulties surviving amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Ama is an orphan and lives with her 70-year-old grandmother who sells sachet water in Accra. She sees herself […] ... more
  • 5 months Akufo-Addo’s bad management led to COVID-19 in Ghana – Amaliba StarrFM
    A member of the legal team of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Abraham Amaliba has blamed President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for the spread of the deadly Coronavirus in Ghana. According to the lawyer cum politician, the spread of coronavirus in Ghana could have been averted if not for the bad management of the President. […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19: Zanetor’s partisan food claims hearsay – Oppong Nkrumah StarrFM
    Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has downplayed claims by Zanetor Rawlings that there are partisan considerations in the government food aid in the lockdown areas. The Klottey Korley MP has accused NADMO officials of demanding party association from vulnerable people before dishing out food to them.  “This must end now and immediately because coronavirus does […] ... more
  • 5 months Covid-19: Direct part of IMF funds into Science, Research – WACCBIP appeals StarrFM
    The Director of the West African Center for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens ( WACCBIP ) professor Gordon A. Awandare has appealed to government to direct part of the IMF Covid-19 fund for Ghana into science and medical research. According to him, it is important the country builds the capacity of science institutions to find local solutions […] ... more
  • 5 months NDC PC for Dome-Kwabenya touches lives on her birthday, Easter Monday StarrFM
    The National Democratic Congress parliamentary candidate for Dome-Kwabenya, Elikplim Akurugu, put smiles on the faces of the poor in her constituency as she donated assorted items to them on her birthday and on Easter Monday. Mrs. Akurugu, who has been touted as the mother of the vulnerable due to her philanthropic gestures, donated the birthday items to the […] ... more
  • 5 months US$1billion IMF Coronavirus loan disbursement to Ghana: The true picture of the economy StarrFM
    The announcement by the IMF Executive Board that US$1Billion loan under the RCF has been approved for Ghana is good news. However, this does not take away the fiscal, growth, debt management and international reserve realities for Ghana. The IMF as an international financial institution has provided for countries to access Rapid Credit Facility (RCF) […] ... more
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