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Apple hits back at ‘corrosive’ claim by US government

Getty Images Apple has accused the US Justice Department of trying to “smear” the company with “desperate” and “unsubstantiated” claims. It followed the DoJ’s latest court filing over its demand Apple create software to unlock an iPhone used by an attacker in a mass shooting last year. The DoJ said Apple’s stance was “corrosive” of […]

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US election 2016: Trump and Rubio row over Islam ‘hate’

Marco Rubio   Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio has attacked Donald Trump for saying that Islam hates America, in a televised debate in Miami. Mr Rubio, who faces a do-or-die contest in Florida on Tuesday, said Islam had a problem with radicalisation but said that many Muslims were proud Americans. “Presidents can’t just say whatever […]

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EC must use limited registration to clean voters’ register – DI

The Danquah Institute, a policy ‘Think tank’ has called on the Electoral Commission to use the limited registration exercise to sanitise the voters’ register.A statement by the Danquah Institute said “the best approach is for the EC to make arrangements for the limited registration and validation exercise to be done at the same time”.The statement […]

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Sir Ken Adam, James Bond designer, dies aged 95

Production designer Sir Ken Adam, famous for his work on Dr Strangelove and seven James Bond films, has died at the age of 95.He died on Thursday at his home in London after a short time in hospital.Sir Ken’s famous sets include the triangular Pentagon War Room in Dr Strangelove and the villain’s headquarters in […]

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Medeama name 32-man contingent for Al-Ittihad trip

  Ghana’s sole representative in the CAF Confederations Cup, Medeama FC, have named a 32-man contingent ahead of their game against Al-Ittihad of Libya on Sunday.The contingent involves 18 players, five management members, seven technical team members, and a media officer.Goalkeepers: Muntari Tagoe and Michael Sai. Defenders: Samuel Adade, Moses Sarpong, Daniel Amoah, Paul Aidoo, […]

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Tupac’s handwritten notes, new music uncovered

Tupac Shakur keeps on giving … with until now undiscovered, unreleased music, handwritten notes and lyrics from the rapper…and they’re going to the highest bidder.The goods are pretty awesome … 3 notebooks containing a bunch of handwritten Pac ideas and lyrics, and some CDs with unreleased tracks.We’re told the lucky finder got his hands on […]

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OccupyGhana to sue over Ghana @59 brochure gaffe

Chief of Staff Julius Debrah   Pressure group – OccupyGhana – has served notice it will head to court if the Chief of Staff Julius Debrah and the Minister of Communications Dr. Edward Omane Boamah fail to provide it with names of the companies that bid for the Independence Day brochure.The brochure, which was riddled […]

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Update: Fire destroys properties at Spintex

Thirty apartments were nearly torched at Kotobabi Junction at Spintex on Thursday evening.According to Starr News’ Kwasi Anim Adjei, the wild fire, which was spreading fast reportedly sparked from a nearby factory.The fire destroyed nearby shops and part of the wall fencing the apartments, he reported. He said the police need to beef up their […]

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Fire guts K’si Central market; 50 shops burnt

File Photo   Fire has gutted the Kumasi Central market.The fire which started Friday morning has reportedly razed down over 50 shops.It is unclear what sparked the blaze and which portion of the market has been affected.This is the umpteenth time fire is destroying the Central Market.Personnel of the Fire service have reportedly arrived at […]

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1000 female students displaced over abandoned project

The female students have been displaced due to stalled projects   Some 1,200 female students have been displaced at the Kongo Senior High School (KONSEC) in the Nabdam District of the Upper East region after a contractor engaged to build a hostel for them reportedly disappeared from site.Authorities at the school are under pressure to […]