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Five AU troops arrested for selling military supplies

Five soldiers with the African Union mission in Somalia (Amisom) and 10 Somalis have been arrested for selling military equipment, police say.They were found with improvised detonators, fuel, sandbags and empty ammunition boxes.Amisom confirmed the arrests saying it would not accept “unprofessional conduct among its personnel”.The mission is fighting alongside Somali government forces against al-Shabab […]

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B/A: Police officer gunned down at Atebubu

A Police officer has been gunned down by armed robbers at Atebubu in the Brong Ahafo region.Atebubu Police Commander Chief Superintendent Joe Dzinaku who confirmed the incident to Starr News said Constable Frank Klu was killed by the robbers after he attempted to foil a robbery on a passenger vehicle.According to Supt. Dzinaku, the driver […]

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N/R: Dwarfs invade Yunyoo

File photo Strange creatures, believed to be dwarfs, have invaded about three communities in the Yunyoo constituency of the Northern region and are causing fear among residents of the area, Starr News has gathered.Residents of these communities; Gbungbani, Gbingbinlachet and Ginting have claimed these midget spiritual creatures also live in caves and on trees and […]

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Kubolor endorses Bryte’s E-40 Choices

  Kubolor   Emmanuel Owusu Bonsu known in showbiz circles as Wanlov the Kubolor has endorsed Bryte’s E-40 song, Choices. Bright Edem Addo jumped on E-40 Choices cover which Today published recently. As the mouthpiece for the upcoming artistes, Bryte’s Choices cover saw Wanlov post on his social media handle (Facebook), “my favorite Choices refix so far […]

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Accra schools miss out in 2015 top ten BECE assessment

  Junior High Schools in deprived and under-resourced districts across the country dominated the 2015 top ten best performing districts in the Basic Education and Certificate Education.The deputy minister of Education Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa who made the revelation during a public lecture on education decentralization organized by the Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition stated that […]

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DKB, Foster, thrill fans

Romanus     Last Friday, June 3, 2016 witnessed the much-publicised comedy express at The Grand Casamora hotel, East Legon, in Accra. Despite the rains, people made great effort to attend the show brewed from the Ghanaian pot like “Ghana Jollof” as it was nicknamed. A hilarious night by all standards as DKB and his Ghcomedy […]

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Kanye West gig cancelled after chaotic scenes NY

  Kanye West   A last-minute Kanye West gig in New York has been cancelled after thousands of fans descended on the venue. More than 4,000 people turned up at the 1,500-capacity Webster Hall for the pop-up show. Fans climbed on top of cars, dustbins and scaffolding and hung out of windows hoping to get […]

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Army officer wins Miss USA pageant

  For the first time in 14 years (and only third time in history), Miss District of Columbia took home the crown at the Miss USA pageant on Sunday night. Deshauna Barber, a 26-year-old Army officer and IT analyst for the U.S. Department of Commerce, won first place over Miss Georgia Emanii Davis and Miss […]

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Yellow fever: Key facts

    Yellow fever is an acute viral haemorrhagic disease transmitted by infected mosquitoes. The “yellow” in the name refers to the jaundice that affects some patients. Symptoms of yellow fever include fever, headache, jaundice, muscle pain, nausea, vomiting and fatigue. A small proportion of patients who contract the virus develop severe symptoms and approximately […]