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  • 8 months Voters’ register demo: Indiscipline won’t be entertained – Police warns StarrFM
    The Police Service has warned members of the Inter-party Resistance Against the New Voters Register (IPRAN) that no act of indiscipline and lawlessness will be tolerated during their planned demonstration on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, in the Ashanti region. In a statement on security issues ahead of the demonstration, the Police have indicated that they […] ... more
  • 8 months Gov’t supplies food items to School Feeding Caterers StarrFM
    The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) has begun the distribution of food items to caterers under the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) across the country. The items include Ghana Rice (50kg), Cooking Oil (25 litres), Tin Tomatoes and Texturized Soy Protein (TSP) which are all sourced from local farmers and processed by […] ... more
  • 8 months Madonna cancels Lisbon show: ‘I must listen to my body’ StarrFM
    Madonna has cancelled another show on her Madame X world tour, as she battles an ongoing, but unspecified, injury. The star gave fans in Lisbon just 45 minutes’ notice that her show on Sunday night was being called off. “We regret to inform you that Madonna is unable to perform this evening,” an email informed […] ... more
  • 8 months Opinion: Mahama’s teacher policy prescriptions incoherent; affront to quality teaching and learning StarrFM
    On Thursday, 16th January, 2020, former President John Dramani Mahama spoke at the launch of the fundraising effort for his 2020 campaign to take back the presidency that he lost in 2016. In a report on the occasion, quoted the leader of the National Democratic Congress as saying “We will bring back the automatic promotion […] ... more
  • 8 months GPL Week 5: Snakes invade pitch during Liberty-Hearts clash StarrFM
    Three poisonous snakes were killed  at the Carl Reindorf Park in Dansoman during the Liberty Professional-Hearts of Oak clash on Sunday. Questions are being asked about the venue’s safety and how it got approved for Premier League football after the three poisonous reptiles were put to the sword. The presence of such reptiles means the […] ... more
  • 8 months Gauff, 15, stuns Venus in Australian Open first round StarrFM
    Fifteen-year-old American Coco Gauff beat Venus Williams at the Australian Open on Monday — the second time the teenager has dumped the veteran out in a Grand Slam first round. Gauff surged into the second round in Melbourne with a 7-6 (7/5), 6-3 victory over the 39-year-old and will play unseeded Romanian Sorana Cirstea next. […] ... more
  • 8 months Committees won’t solve Cedi challenges – Economist to gov’t StarrFM
    A currency analyst Collins Appiah says the depreciation of the Cedi will not be addressed by the setting up of committees. The comment comes on the back of the establishment of a committee by government to investigate the regular fall of the Cedi against the major trading currencies especially the dollar. Speaking on the Morning […] ... more
  • 8 months Forex Dev’t C’ttee won’t usurp BoG’s mandate – Franklin Cudjoe StarrFM
    A member of the newly established Forex Development Committee, Franklin Cudjoe, says their work will not usurp the mandate of the Central Bank. In his view, the committee, instead, will bring more value to the work of the Bank of Ghana in finding solutions to the destabilisation of the Cedi. Critics of the committee say […] ... more
  • 8 months Robbers attack traders on Bibiani forest road StarrFM
    A gang of suspected armed robbers Monday dawn attacked and robbed traders travelling from Sefwi Juaboso to Kumasi to buy goods for their trading activities. The robbers, according to a victim Maame Joe, first shot into the tyre of their vehicle forcing the driver to stop in the middle of the Bibiani forest around 5:30 […] ... more
  • 8 months Africa’s richest woman ‘ripped off Angola’ StarrFM
    Leaked documents reveal how Africa’s richest woman made her fortune through exploiting her own country, and corruption. Isabel dos Santos got access to lucrative deals involving land, oil, diamonds and telecoms when her father was president of Angola, a southern African country rich in natural resources. The documents show how she and her husband were […] ... more
  • 8 months China virus cases up sharply as infection spreads StarrFM
    China has reported 139 new cases of a mysterious virus in two days, with the outbreak spreading from Wuhan to other major Chinese cities. Beijing, the capital, reported two cases, while the southern tech hub of Shenzhen reported one suspected case. The total number of confirmed cases now exceeds 200, and three have died from […] ... more
  • 8 months UE/R: Public upset as footballers bleed on “Pitiful Pitches” StarrFM
    The number of observers extremely worried about the “pathetic conditions” of football pitches in the Upper East Region, home to one of Africa’s soccer greats, Abedi Pele, is shooting up with speed. More than a few grassless pitches in the region are layered with unwanted nails, bones, broken bottles, gullies as well as rocks and, […] ... more
  • 8 months New Voters’ register: We’ve enough data for EC – NIA StarrFM
    The National Identification Authority (NIA) has stated that the Electoral Commission can use its data for the 2020 elections instead of compiling a new voters’ register. The EC had earlier rejected calls to use the NIA database since it has no timelines for compilation. But NIA Boss Professor Ken Attafuah said more than half of […] ... more
  • 8 months New voters register to save country over GH¢173m – EC StarrFM
    Procuring a new biometric voter management system (BVMS) and compiling a new voters register will save the country GH¢173.07 million, compared to upgrading the current system, the Electoral Commission (EC) has stated. Whereas it will cost the commission $19 million (approximately GH¢107.25 million) to refurbish the existing data centre, putting up a new data centre […] ... more
  • 8 months Madrid Beat Sevilla to go Top of La Liga StarrFM
    Real Madrid moved three points clear of champions Barcelona at the top of La Liga with a hard-earned victory against Sevilla at the Bernabeu. Brazil midfielder Casemiro scored twice for Zinedine Zidane’s side, either side of Sevilla striker Luuk de Jong’s exquisite, curled equaliser. Luka Jovic’s clever backheel pass had allowed Casemiro to break Sevilla’s […] ... more
  • 8 months Serie A: Balotelli sent off 7minutes after coming on as substitute StarrFM
    Mario Balotelli was sent off after just seven minutes on the field on Sunday after picking up two bookings in the space of seconds during Brescia’s 2-2 Serie A draw with Cagliari. Italy forward Balotelli started on the bench but came on in the 74th minute with the teams level after Ernesto Torregrossa and Joao […] ... more
  • 8 months Persol Systems not for Jean Mensa’s husband – EC StarrFM
    The Electoral Commission (EC) has clarified that neither the Chairperson nor her husband has links to Persol Systems Limited, as purported in recent media reports. Reports in section of the media have suggested that Persol Systems Limited, the company the EC has awarded the contract to build data for the Commission, belongs to the husband […] ... more
  • 8 months unibank collapse: Duffuor declines SIT invitation; insists on court process StarrFM
    Dr. Kwabena Duffuor, the former Finance Minister and former Governor of the Bank of Ghana has declined an invitation by the Special Investigative Team (SIT) to assist in its investigations into the collapse of uniBank. Instead, the former BoG governor has asked the head of the SIT, COP Edward Tabriri, to stop threatening to have […] ... more
  • 8 months Opinion: Management of Cedi under Akufo-Addo and Bawumia the best – Dr Ibrahim writes StarrFM
    What is incontrovertible is that in the midst of the hues and cry and the propaganda, the management of the Cedi under Nana Addo and Dr. Bawumia has been the best for any first three years of any government within their first term since 1992. Follow the data here to appreciate how the Bank of […] ... more
  • 8 months Our data is fully restored – MTN StarrFM
    Telecom giant MTN says its data challenges have been fully resolved. The company posted the status report on twitter after experiencing downtime for three days. Customers of the biggest telecom firm in Ghana have vented their anger on twitter and other social media platforms since the data crisis begun. MTN blamed the situation on undersea […] ... more
  • 8 months Harry and Meghan drop royal duties and HRH titles StarrFM
    Prince Harry and Meghan will no longer use their HRH titles and will not receive public funds for royal duties, Buckingham Palace has announced. The couple will also no longer formally represent the Queen. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex intend to repay £2.4m of taxpayer money for the refurbishment of Frogmore Cottage, which will […] ... more
  • 8 months Free SHS will break poverty cycle in Ghana – Adutwum  StarrFM
    The Deputy Minister of Education in charge of secondary education, Dr.Yaw Osei Adutwum, says the implementation of the Free Senior High School Education policy will break the cycle of poverty in the country. Ghana has reduced poverty levels by half between 1991 and 2014. But it estimated that more than 2.8million Ghanaians representing 8.5% of […] ... more
  • 8 months Volta Region becoming hub for formal education – Prof Yankah StarrFM
    Professor Kwesi Yankah, Minister of State in charge of Tertiary Education, has observed that Volta Region was gradually becoming the hub for formal education. He said the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) and the Ho Technical University were repositioning the Region, which had the highest number of Colleges of Education and among regions […] ... more
  • 8 months Somanya: Armed Police storm NDC office as irate youth rampage StarrFM
    Armed Police officers led by the Somanya District Commander DSP Isaac Otsin have stormed the Yilo Krobo constituency office of the Opposition National Democratic Congress following attack on the office by a group of irate youth suspected to be supporters of the Party. The irate youth on Saturday vandalized the office, destroyed computers, sliding glass […] ... more
  • 8 months Data challenges 50% resolved – MTN StarrFM
    MTN Ghana says significant progress has been achieved in restoring their mobile data connectivity issues. “The restoration has commenced and so far we have attained 50% resolution,” MTN said in a statement. The statement added: “You can now experience appreciable speed levels with picture, video and general downloads as well as WhatsApp and International Outgoing […] ... more
  • 8 months Merck Foundation CEO Rasha Kelej listed among 100 most influential Africans StarrFM
    Rasha Kelej, the CEO of Merck Foundation, has been listed among the 100 Most Influential Africans in 2019, for empowering many women through Merck More Than a Mother Movement. The list released by New African Magazine follows her efforts to empower women in general and infertile women in particular through the “Merck More Than a […] ... more
  • 8 months Rapper Novo set to release ‘Kose ne Champagne’ E.P StarrFM
    One of Ghana’s budding artistes, Novo, is set to come out with his new EP christened, ‘Kose Ne Champagne‘, on 23rd January. In the artistes own words “for all music lovers out there, the time is almost near to update your playlist.” All of the five tracks contained in the EP were produced by tema-based Twobars and mixed and mastered by Seshi. The EP also features the likes of Xaa, LJ and […] ... more
  • 8 months A/R: Police to begin ‘operation produce your driver’s licence’ StarrFM
    The Ashanti regional police command is set to launch ‘operation produce your driver’s licence’ as part of measures to ensure adherence to road traffic regulations. The operation will see police officers on traffic duties asking drivers in the region to show their licenses when they stop them. Consequently, the police has appealed to drivers in […] ... more
  • 8 months Review National Medicines’ Policy every 5yrs – Fmr. Rector, college of Pharmacists StarrFM
    Senior Pharmacist and immediate past rector of the Ghana College of Pharmacists Benjamin Kwame Botwe has appealed to government to review the policy for the pharmaceutical industry every five years. This, according to him, will allow the policy to be updated with current trends. The time span between the second review in 2004 and third […] ... more
  • 8 months SHSs require insurance policies – Accra Academy Board Chair StarrFM
    The Chairman of the Board of Governors of Accra Academy, Wilson Tei is recommending insurance policy for Senior High Schools and other government institutions across the country against any unforeseen disaster. His call comes days after fire gutted two halls of residence at the Accra Academy campus. In another incident, fire gutted a dormitory at […] ... more
  • 8 months Opportunities exist in UK for Ghanaian garment manufacturers – Papa Owusu-Ankomah  StarrFM
    Ghana’s high commissioner to the UK he papa Owusu-Ankomah has urged Ghanaian Garment and Textile manufacturers to take advantage of the numerous opportunities that exist in the UK and European markets following UK’s decision to leave the European Union. “Brexit has opened up new markets, and it is my hope that you use the opportunity […] ... more
  • 8 months Wiggles singer has cardiac arrest at bushfire show StarrFM
    Greg Page, a founding member of the popular children’s music group The Wiggles, has collapsed at a bushfire relief show in Sydney. Page – who used to perform as the yellow Wiggle – sang on stage for an hour and a half before suffering a cardiac arrest. The band tweeted that Page was recovering in […] ... more
  • 8 months New Chinese virus ‘will have infected hundreds’ StarrFM
    The number of people already infected by the mystery virus emerging in China is far greater than official figures suggest, scientists have told the BBC. There have been 45 laboratory-confirmed cases of the new virus, but UK experts estimate the figure is closer to 1,700. Two people are known to have died from the virus, […] ... more
  • 8 months NIA: Over 7.2m Ghanaians registered so far StarrFM
    The National Identification Authority (NIA) has indicated that from their pilot phase, it has registered a total of 7,227,939 eligible Ghanaians, printed 6,282,192 cards and issued cards to 4,173,173 qualified Ghanaians. The NIA was established by an Act of Parliament Act 707 has the mandate to register all Ghanaians and legally and permanently resident foreign […] ... more
  • 8 months Ghana and World Bank sign $570m agreement StarrFM
    Ghana and the World Bank on Friday signed four agreements, totalling nearly $570 million aimed to transform the economy, boost education, improve sanitation and fight flooding in Accra as well as reduce forest losses. Out of the total commitment for the four projects, $557 million is in loans and just over $12 million in grants. […] ... more
  • 8 months Standard Chartered proud to #StandRed with Liverpool FC for 10 years StarrFM
    Standard Chartered has been the Official Main Partner of Liverpool FC (LFC) since 2010 and this year marks the 10th anniversary of the longstanding partnership. As part of the celebrations of this important milestone, the Bank created the event – Red for a Day – where employees around the globe unite around the power of partnership and wore […] ... more
  • 8 months Quick Credit appoints Romeo Seshie as new CEO StarrFM
    Mr. Romeo Richlove Kweku Seshie has been appointed as the new CEO of Quick Credit and Investment Micro-Credit Limited, an over ten year micro credit company regulated by the Bank of Ghana. Until his appointment as the CEO of Quick Credit, Romeo Seshie was General Manager for Quick Credit and the second-in-command to the founder […] ... more
  • 8 months U/W: Fire guts Islamic Girls SHS dormitory StarrFM
    Over 150 students have been displaced as a fire gutted a dormitory at the Islamic Girls Senior High school in the Wa Municipality. The fire broke today at midday, and no fatalities were recorded. The fire which lasted about an hour destroyed items and belongings of the students including bed, mattresses, textbooks, chopboxes and an […] ... more
  • 8 months Ignore fake corruption ranking on Ghana – GII StarrFM
    The Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), the Local Chapter of Transparency International, says a corruption ranking published by some media houses which ranks Ghana as the 3rd most corrupt country across the world by perception is fake and should be ignored. A statement issued in Accra on Friday 17th January 2020 and signed by the Executive […] ... more
  • 8 months E/R: Residents invade Police station; demand blood of arrested robbers StarrFM
    Angry residents of Nkurakan on Thursday besieged the Nkurakan Police Station under the New Juaben Municipal Police Command in the Eastern Region threatening to lynch two suspected armed robbers The robbers were among a six-member gang of robbers pursued by residents in the Mile -14 community and other areas along the Adukrom-Koforidua highways after alarm […] ... more
  • 8 months The Gambia where sex beasts are buying African children and toddlers to rape StarrFM
    TRAGIC Gambian children are being sold to British paedophiles for as little as £2-a-time by their desperate parents, Sun Online can reveal. Huge numbers of predators are taking advantage of lax laws in the poverty-stricken African country to embark on sick child abuse holidays where they openly target little boys and girls. 12 A tourist […] ... more
  • 8 months EC awards data centre contract to Persol Systems Limited StarrFM
    The Electoral Commission (EC) says it has awarded the contract for the construction of the new Production and Disaster Recovery Datacentre to Persol Systems Limited, which has begun the processes for construction. The telecommunication giant, MTN, has also secured the contract to provide network or internet connectivity services to the various district offices of the […] ... more
  • 8 months Gambia: Thousands march for ex-ruler Yahya Jammeh’s return StarrFM
    Yahya Jammeh supporters in The Gambia gathered on the outskirts of the capital, Banjul, on Thursday carrying banners, placard and photographs of the former president, who ruled from 1994 until January 2017 when he fled into exile. The protesters from the Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction party (APCR) demanded that regional and international bodies honor […] ... more
  • 8 months Update: Court grants bail to ‘sick’ Beige founder Nyinaku StarrFM
    The Circuit Court hearing the case against the CEO of the defunct Beige Bank Mike Nyinaku has granted him bail. The bail condition was set at GHC352 million with two sureties who are public servants earning not less than Ghc 2,000.00. The accused person is to submit his passport to the registrar of the Court […] ... more
  • 8 months Dompoase accident: Driver detained in police custody StarrFM
    The driver who is believed to have caused Tuesday’s fatal accident at Dompoase has been remanded in police custody for two weeks pending investigation. Kasapa FM’s correspondent Yaw Boagyan reported from the Central region Friday. A government delegation led by Roads and Highways Minister Kwaku Amoako Attah today visited the accident site and the survivors […] ... more
  • 8 months CAF Moves AFCON 2021 Back to January StarrFM
    The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) will start on 9 January after its dates were moved, hosts Cameroon announced Thursday. The tournament was scheduled to take place in June and July but was changed because of the “unfavourable” weather in the country at that time of year. It means a number of Premier League […] ... more
  • 8 months MTN apologises over data failure StarrFM
    MTN Ghana has apologised for the data challenges its customers have faced since Thursday, January 16. Customers of the biggest telecom firm in Ghana have had no internet since Thursday. Many of the customers have taken to social media to express their frustration. In a statement, MTN said “international undersea fibre cable cut” is the […] ... more
  • 8 months Joshua, Pulev bout set for May in Turkey StarrFM
    The International Boxing Federation heavyweight clash between Anthony Joshua and Bulgarian boxer Kubrat Pulev will hold in Istanbul, Turkey in May. The date and venue of the fight were confirmed on Pulev’s official Facebook page. Pulev, 38 posted a link to an article that appears to claim that the much-anticipated fight will take place at the  Vodafone […] ... more
  • 8 months Panama: Seven people found dead after suspected exorcism StarrFM
    The bodies of seven people have been found in a mass grave in an indigenous area of Panama controlled by a religious sect. The deceased include a pregnant woman and five of her children. Authorities believe that a religious sect performed an exorcism on the victims in the Ngäbe-Buglé region in the north-west of Panama. […] ... more
  • 8 months Afro Nation Ghana Festival: Tourism and economic benefits StarrFM
    Ahead of the Afro Nation Ghana festival, SMADE, Co-Founder of Afro Nation said “Our only interest is to provide quality entertainment experience to our customers.” If experiences shared by festival-goers and industry players both on social media and in mainstream media is anything to go by, then, organisers of the four-day beach festival delivered on […] ... more
  • 8 months 2020 polls: Police won’t be bias – IGP StarrFM
    The Inspector-General of Police James Oppong Boanuh has given the assurance the Police will be fair and firm as Ghana prepares to vote in December to elect a President and Parliamentarians. He is, therefore, urging political parties and Ghanaians seeking to demonstrate before or during the polls to do so within the law. He said […] ... more
  • 8 months Your tap water is safe – Ghana Water Company to Bono residents StarrFM
    The Ghana Water Company has assured residents of the Bono regions and Ahafo that the water that flows through their tap is safe for consumption. The Tano River which is the main source of water in the area became contaminated after an articular truck carrying car batteries tipped over and fell in the river. But […] ... more
  • 8 months 18 CSOs reject EC’s plan for new voters’ register StarrFM
    A coalition of major Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and key individuals under the Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC) have collectively rejected the decision of the Electoral Commission (EC) to compile a new voters’ register ahead of this year’s general elections. The coalition, numbering about eighteen (18) CSOs are the latest to join several groups to criticize […] ... more
  • 8 months NDC launches digital platforms to raise funds for campaign StarrFM
    The main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has launched a digital campaign aimed at getting members to help finance the party ahead of the  December polls. Members of the party, according to the initiative, are required to download a special application on playstore on their mobile phones to enable them easily contribute. As part of […] ... more
  • 8 months I’ll bring back automatic promotion for teachers – Mahama StarrFM
    Former President John Mahama says a future NDC administration will reintroduce the automatic promotion for teachers if the party wins power in the December polls. He also reiterated his claim that an NDC government under his leadership will cancel the controversial teacher licensure exams. Speaking at an event in Accra to launch digital platforms for […] ... more
  • 8 months Court to rule on Agordzo’s bail application Jan. 2 StarrFM
    Criminal High Court presided over by Justice Charles Ekow Baiden will deliver its ruling on the latest bail application of the embattled Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Benjamin Agordzo on Tuesday, January 21 2020. ACP Benjamin Agordzo is one of ten (10) persons charged for an attempted coup aimed at overthrowing the Akufo-Addo administration. Lawyer […] ... more
  • 8 months Court to rule on Agordzo’s bail application Jan. 21 StarrFM
    Criminal High Court presided over by Justice Charles Ekow Baiden will deliver its ruling on the latest bail application of the embattled Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Benjamin Agordzo on Tuesday, January 21 2020. ACP Benjamin Agordzo is one of ten (10) persons charged for an attempted coup aimed at overthrowing the Akufo-Addo administration. Lawyer […] ... more
  • 8 months Court issues Arrest Warrant for social media commentator Kelvin Taylor StarrFM
    Commercial High Court presided over by Justice Eric Kyei Baffour, has issued an arrest warrant directed at the Inspector General of Police (IGP), the National Security and the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI), to arrest social media commentator, Kelvin Taylor and present him to his Court to answer why he should not be committed to […] ... more
  • 8 months US lifts VISA restrictions on Ghana StarrFM
    The United States of America has lifted visa restrictions imposed on Ghana in February 2019. According to the US, the decision to lift the restrictions imposed on Ghana follows the establishment of a mutually agreed process for the identification, validating and issuance of travel documentation to Ghanaian citizens under final orders of removal in a […] ... more
  • 8 months EPL Matchday 23: Ghana’s Jordan Ayew and Firmino to score – StarrFM
    Sportsbook giant, has out a special price odds of 20.00 on Jordan Ayew and Firmino to score in their respective crunch matches this weekend. Man City plays Crystal Palace at Etihad Stadium on Saturday and the Reds Liverpool welcome their bitter rivals the “Red Devils” Manchester United to “Fortress” Anfield on Sunday. Pep Guardiola […] ... more
  • 8 months I won’t vote; I don’t see any difference – Comedian OB Amponsah StarrFM
    Popular comedian OB Amponsah says he will not vote in the December presidential and parliamentary polls because there has been no difference since the NPP took over the governance of the state. According to him, it is difficult to understand why a government that has been elected to fix problems of the country continues to […] ... more
  • 8 months ECG retrieves over Ghc900k from power theft by hotels, radio stations, spots StarrFM
    The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG)in the Eastern Region has retrieved about GH₡949,000.00 from detected illegal connections in the Region last year. The amount represents penalties and surcharges slapped on customers who were caught using electricity illegally in the year 2019. Speaking to the media in Koforidua yesterday, the Acting Revenue Protection Manager, Mr Sylvester […] ... more
  • 8 months Adutwum shocks Koforidua basic school with surprise visit StarrFM
    Teachers and Pupils of Ascension Presbyterian Junior High School “C” in Koforidua in the Eastern Region were visibly surprised by the unannounced visit by the Deputy Education Minister in Charge of Secondary Education, Dr.Yaw Osei Adutwum, on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Characteristic of the Deputy Education Minister, he visited the school after attending a program […] ... more
  • 8 months Hollard Ghana recognized a top employer in Ghana and Africa StarrFM
    Hollard Ghana Holdings Limited, with subsidiaries, Hollard Insurance and Hollard Life Assurance, has once more been recognised a Top Employer in Ghana and Africa; a phenomenal achievement conferred by the leading international certification company, The Top Employers Institute. The annual international research, undertaken by the Top Employers Institute, recognises leading employers around the world that […] ... more
  • 8 months EC’s Advisory C’ttee position on voters’ register apt – NDC, PNC StarrFM
    Two of the opposition parties that are opposed to the compilation of a new voters’ register ahead of the 2020 polls have welcomed the recommendation of the Eminent Advisory Committee of the Electoral Commission for further engagement with political parties over the matter. Mr Peter Boamah Otukonor, the Deputy General Secretary of the National Democratic […] ... more
  • 8 months 2020 Population Census will come off – GSS StarrFM
    Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) says the 2020 population census will come off even though the scheduled date might change. The exercise was to take place in March but the Service says it might be deferred due to observation made during the field mapping exercise. Media reports suggest the exercise might be cancelled altogether. However, in […] ... more
  • 8 months GPL WEEK 3: Kotoko charged for misconduct StarrFM
    Asante Kotoko SC has been charged on four counts of misconduct in respect of their Ghana Premier League Day 3 match against Berekum Chelsea at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi. The Kumasi based club was charged on a first count of misconduct for the behavior of their fans at the end of the first […] ... more
  • 8 months Gov’t delegation to visit Komenda accident survivors Thursday StarrFM
    A government delegation will on Thursday, Jan 16th 2020 visit survivors of the komenda road accident which claimed 34 lives and injured several others on Tuesday. The delegation which is led by the Ministers for Roads and Transport, Kwesi Amoako-Atta and Kwaku Ofori Asiamah will leave Accra on will also engage doctors and nurses treating […] ... more
  • 8 months Ghana receives €250m from Germany to upgrade electricity infrastructure StarrFM
    The Government of Ghana, on Tuesday received, as part of Germany’s Compact with Africa programme, €250 million from the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany to upgrade and expand the country’s electricity transmission infrastructure. A Memorandum of Understanding, to this effect, was signed at Jubilee House, by Mr. Jonathan Amoako-Baah, CEO of the Ghana […] ... more
  • 8 months C.K Akonnor confirmed as new Black Stars Head Coach StarrFM
    The Ghana Football Association has appointed Charles Kwabla Akonnor as Head Coach of the Senior National team, the Black Stars. The former Black Stars captain will be assisted by David Duncan as Assistant Coach. The GFA has also named the rest Technical Team of the Black Stars as follows: Najawu Issah​ -​Goalkeepers Coach 2. Dr. […] ... more
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