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C/R: Police arrests 2 for impersonation

Two people are the grips of the Awutu Breku District police command in the Central region for posing as workers of the Electricity Company of Ghana. The district commander for the area, ASP Shadrack Amfo who confirmed the  incident  to Starr News’ Central Regional  Correspondent Kwaku Baah-Acheamfour, said Kwesi Attah, 42, and Joe  Jako,22, have […]

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Five bodies retrieved from Korle Lagoon

Five dead bodies have been retrieved from the Korle Lagoon in Accra in an exercise to desilt drains to allow free flow of water. The company tasked to clear the drains, Dredge Masters in an interview with Starr News expressed frustration over the continuous choking of gutters in Accra by dwellers. The company is now […]

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Don’t blame Mahama for ‘dumsor’ return – Jinapor

The erstwhile Mahama administration has strongly rejected assertions by the Energy Ministry that it is to blame for the return of the country’s unending erratic power supply. Speaking Tuesday, February 28, 2017 on the floor of parliament, former Deputy Power Minister, John Jinapor said under no circumstance should the country revisit the dreaded power crisis […]

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Gov’t denies appointing new GOIL CEO

Government has denied reports that a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has been appointed by President Akufo-Addo for Ghana oil (GOIL). The Board of Directors of GOIL on Saturday rejected the purported appointment of Osei Prempeh as the new CEO for the oil marketing company. In a statement released in Accra over the weekend, and […]

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28th Feb. shooting: Akufo-Addo pledges GHC200m to veterans

  President Akufo-Addo has ordered the Defence ministry to release 200 million Cedis for the welfare of members of the Veterans Association of Ghana. According to the president, the veterans are special people who must be cared for by the state. The package was announced by the Defence minister at the 69th anniversary of the […]

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Rawlings lied – Kufuor

  Former President J.A Kufuor is livid over comments by his counterpart JJ Rawlings that he softened his stance on prosecuting a son of former Speaker of Parliament Peter Ala Adjetey. “The 31st December Movement suffered bankruptcy in supporting Atta Mills. How many of us bothered to show up in court to offer her moral […]

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‘Dumsor’ to normalize – Energy Ministry

The Ministry of Energy, has assured that power supply in the country will normalize from today, Monday, February 27, 2017. “We wish to state that with the tie-in operation successfully completed, and coupled with the measures we put in place including procurement of fuel and increased power supply from La Cote d’Ivoire, the [power] situation will […]

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Game of Thrones actor Neil Fingleton dies

Britain’s tallest man, who played a giant in Game of Thrones, has died, reportedly of a heart attack, at the age of 36. Neil Fingleton, from Durham, was 7ft 7in tall, and was a basketball player in the US before moving into acting. He played Mag The Mighty in the TV fantasy series, and also […]

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MASLOC supports SMEs under 1-District-1-Factory policy

The Microfinance and Small Loans Center (MASLOC) has announced intentions to support government’s One-district-one factory policy. The CEO of MASLOC Stephen Amoah has said that his outfit will provide soft loans for people who would want to sell products from factories to be established under the policy. MASLOC is a microfinance apex body responsible for […]