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Buffon, Messi and Ronaldo on Player of the Year shortlist Read more

Buffon, Messi and Ronaldo on Player of the Year shortlist

Gianluigi Buffon (Italy, Juventus), Lionel Messi (Argentina, Barcelona) and Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal, Real Madrid) are the three nominees for the 2016/17 UEFA Men’s Player of the Year Award. The award will be presented at the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League group stage draw in Monaco on Thursday 24 August. The shortlist of three players was selected […]

Trainee teachers to take licencing exams—GES Read more

Trainee teachers to take licencing exams—GES

Ghana Education Service (GES) has served notice henceforth that all teacher trainee graduates will take a licencing examination. “Before we recognise you as a professional teacher, you will need to be licensed,” the GES Public Relations Officer, Rev. Jonathan Betteh, told Morning Starr yesterday. According to him, the move was part of the sector’s professional development […]

Mrs. Bawa Wins Award Read more

Mrs. Bawa Wins Award

National Insurance Commission (NIC), Mrs. Lydia Lariba Bawa, has been adjudged the Most Outstanding Innovation Achiever at the third Ghana Feminine Awards. The award comes on the back of her immense contribution to the insurance industry in Ghana. A citation accompanying the award said: “As Ghana’s Insurance Commissioner, you have initiated profound regulatory changes which […]

‘Chale Wote’ festival 2017 opens in Accra Read more

‘Chale Wote’ festival 2017 opens in Accra

The 7th edition of the annual street art festival, CHALE WOTE, has been officially launched amid cultural performances and art exhibitions. The week-long programme which is on the theme: ‘WATA MATA,’ saw a grand opening with energetic performances from some cultural groups, a procession from Brazil House to Fort James and an exhibition. Gaining huge […]

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‘Protect local businesses’

Executive Chairman of the Jospong Group of Companies, Dr. Joseph Siaw Agyepong, has stressed the need for the central government to protect local businesses. He added that local businesses in this country cannot do much if the demand was not there. “…if the demand is not there, there is nothing you can do,” he insisted. […]

Regional sports festival opens today in Cape Coast Read more

Regional sports festival opens today in Cape Coast

Hundreds of athletes drawn from the various second cycle institutions across the country will converge at the Cape Coast Stadium today to begin the much anticipated 30th edition of the National Regional Sports festival. The nine-day sports festival, which is held biennially and organised by the Ghana Education Service (GES), is aimed at unearthing talents […]

Olivia Anokye, Martha Annan return to Princesses camp Read more

Olivia Anokye, Martha Annan return to Princesses camp

Two members of Elmina Sea Lions squad, Olivia Anokye and Martha Koffie have returned to join Ghana’s U-20 female football team preparing for the 2018 World Cup in France after the team was asked to return home due to lack of funds to sustain them in camp. The pair were expected to begin camping at […]

NYA blows GHS215,100.00 Read more

NYA blows GHS215,100.00

2015 Auditor General’s Report has indicted the National Youth Authority (NYA) over the misapplication of GHS215,100.00. According to AG’s report, after the 2014 World Cup an amount of GHS450,000.00 was released to the NYA secretariat as feeding grant for the Authority’s 11 Youth Leadership Skills Training Institutes across the country for the first term of […]