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Replicate Online Passport Application in all Regions

Deputy Director of Passports at the Greater Accra Regional Passport Application centre, Samuel Ofosu Boateng, has appealed to Government to replicate online Passport applications throughout regions in Ghana. According to him, this was the only way to reduce numbers at the passport application centres in the country. He made the call when the Vice President […]

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Coach Hebert Addo dies at 66

Former Black Stars coach Hebert Addo has died at the 37 Military Hospital after battling a short illness. The 66-year-old had been at the 37 Military Hospitals over a week now after his health kept deteriorating. Starr Sports crew had earlier this month visited the renowned coach and he had complained about the neglect by […]

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US healthcare bill: Trump issues Friday vote ultimatum

US President Donald Trump has demanded a make-or-break vote in the House of Representatives on Friday on his troubled healthcare bill. The American Health Care Act is meant to replace parts of President Barack Obama’s signature “Obamacare” law. A vote on Thursday was delayed because of opposition from some Republicans. Mr Trump reportedly told fellow […]

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Otiko gives out official bungalow to deprived

Otiko Djaba is Ghana’s minister for Women. Gender and Social Protection The Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection Otiko Afisa Djaba has given out her official bungalow to house rescued trafficked victims. Speaking on the Morning Starr with Francis Abban, Friday, the minister said the needs of the deprived are more pressing hence her […]

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Ghana gov’t devices system to tackle unemployment

The Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Ignatious Baffoe Awuah, has stated that government will soon roll out a system to tackle the country’s unemployment challenges. A survey conducted by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) in 2015 dubbed: “Labour Force Survey (LFS)” revealed that over one million Ghanaians above age 15 are unemployed. Estimating the […]

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A/R: NPP invisible forces attack security coordinator

Some members of the New Patriotic Party invisible forces Friday morning stormed the Ashanti regional coordinating council and forcefully demanded the removal of the regional security coordinator. Mr. George Adjei was appointed by the President for the post but according to Ultimate FM’s Isaac Bediako Justice, the invisible forces claim they cannot work with Mr. […]

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UK attack: Ghana MPs cry for tight security

Ghana’s legislators have reignited their cry for enhanced security in the law-making Chamber and private residences. According to Starr News’ Parliamentary correspondent, Ibrahim Alhassan, the call comes in the wake of the Westminster terror attacks that has claimed four lives. Speaking on the floor of Parliament Friday, Effutu MP Alexander Afenyo-Markin argued the legislature is […]

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Disaster

Every year this time, you are rudely shocked by news and pictures of wind and rainstorms mangling cars, mowing buildings and transforming humans into ghosts. Every March and April, school buildings are crushed; market roofs are ripped off; hospitals are wrenched and whole farms, farmsteads and food barns are destroyed to deepen our economic woes. […]

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John Dumelo Caught With State Car

National Security operatives have caught popular movie actor John Dumelo with a vehicle belonging to the state and retrieved it from a spraying shop. Dumelo was allegedly attempting to conceal the identity of the black V8 Toyota Land Cruiser with registration GE 8118 –16 when the operatives pounced on it at a garage at Abelemkpe […]

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Ghartey C’ttee presents report March 29

THE Joe Ghartey-led Committee investigating the alleged bribery scandal that rocked Parliament’s Appointments Committee is expected to present its final report on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. This was disclosed by the acting Director of Public Affairs of Parliament, Madam Kate Addo, through a statement. The release of the report delayed after a member of the House […]