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Of democracy and President Mahama’s engagement with media

  PRESIDENT John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday, January 12, 2015, hosted a cross-section of journalists in Accra at the seat of government—the Flagstaff Staff. The event afforded journalists who attended the opportunity to ask the President questions on his stewardship so far. WE believe President Dramani Mahama organised Tuesday’s press conference because he knows the media plays […]

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Santrofi Anoma: Saaaaa-mia!

  So they thought she could do it too on PKN? And so they laughed, teased and hailed her as the next big thing in the party, possibly after the Ogyefo. You remember the Ogyefo Cockerel party won for Sikaman, her nationhood. Sorry the true identity of the Ogyefo-Lady is beginning to dawn on all […]

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Subah goes international

  Dr. Joseph Agyepong-Siaw, Executive Chairman of JOSPONG Group of Company Information and Telecommunications Company (ICT), Subah Infosolutions Ltd., a subsidiary of Jospong Group of Companies, has taken their business beyond the shores of Ghana having signed a contract with the government of Guinea to start operations by the end the of January. The company […]

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PPP takes swipe at Mahama over killer taxes

    Murtala Mohammed is PPP General Secretary   Progressive People’s Party (PPP) has said taxes are not the only avenues for government to generate revenue to finance its activities, indicating its disapproval for the recent taxes imposed on petroleum products. The party made the point in response to the recent imposition of 27% petroleum […]

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NCCE is not broke – Dep. C’ssner

Officials of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) have dismissed public perceptions that the commission is broke.The NCCE has over the years been thought to be inadequately resourced by successive governments.The development has been blamed for the often poor education on key national policies and events including, elections. For instance, the overwhelming number of […]

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Forewin Ghana faces prosecution over power theft

Forewin Ghana Limited, the largest distribution company in the country, is set to be prosecuted by the Electricity Company of Ghana for power theft. Ismael Tetteh Oku, acting Manager of Revenue Protection for ECG and the Head of the Technical Investigative Unit told Starr News that Forewin tampered with their meter and were only paying […]

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Dede, Jordan Ayew will stay in England – Abedi Pele

Abedi Pele Ghana football legend Abedi Ayew Pele has ruled out a move for his sons Andre and Jordan Ayew away from the English Premier League.Though Andre is sought after by clubs in Spain and Italy, the Swansea City winger has been linked with a transfer to Liverpool while Jordan is being chased by Crystal […]

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Does an incompetent NDC Gov’t denote a competent NPP?

President Mahama   “At long last, the battle has ended! And thus, Ghana, your beloved country is free forever!” These were the exact words of the hero who fought to liberate Ghana from our colonial masters. 58 years after this liberating speech, one would have expected that Ghanaians would by now be feeling the ‘liberating […]

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Home technology for the future

Internet-connected washing machines, light bulbs and devices of all kinds – the smart home trend swept the tech world in 2015. And with a range of new smart devices again on show at global consumer electronics show CES last week, it appears this trend is here to stay. So what’s in store for the connected […]

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Court remands Cantonments robbers

The suspects being taken out of the court premises Three out of the five suspects in the robbery attempt on a Koala employee at Cantonments have been remanded into Police custody.The two others could not appear in court because they are still nursing their wounds sustained during the operation which saw a taxi ram into […]