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Help finance mining activities – Aubynn to African banks – Starr Fm

The Chief Executive of Ghana’s Minerals Commission has advised African Banks and Finance institutions to get involved in the provision of capital to local mining entrepreneurs to ensure an optimized benefit of mining to Africans. Dr. Toni Aubynn gave the advice in Abuja, while speaking as a panelist at …

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Stop depending on charity – Akufo-Addo to African leaders – Starr Fm

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has admonished African leaders to assume responsibility for the transformation of their economies, and depart from the mindset of aid, dependency and charity and handouts. According to President Akufo-Addo, “If we, Africans, are to transform our stagnant, jobless economies, built on the export of …

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Sarkodie to speak at 2017 Africa Dialogues conference – Starr Fm

Influential Ghanaian Rapper Sarkodie is scheduled to speak at the Africa Dialogues Conference scheduled for Saturday June 3, 2017, at the International Conference Center, Accra from 9am to 3pm. The “Gbozaa” hitmaker is among 18 other speakers slated for brand new thought-leadership event. Themed “Dreams We Dare Not,” the …

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Frustrations of travelling on Ghanaian Passport within Africa – Starr Fm

I sent e-mails to two prominent journalists to do a story about the frustrations of the Ghanaian Passport holder in travelling within Africa and the world. I thought they would tell my story for me. I have waited for weeks but I have not received even the courtesy of …

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African leaders poor communicators – Omotola – Starr Fm

Accomplished Nigerian actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde has chastised African leaders for what she says is their poor communication skills. According to the Nigerian entrepreneur, most African leaders pretend to be humble and considerate during campaigning, but suddenly change after they win power. “Bad communication is an African problem. A …

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African migrants sold in Libya ‘slave markets’ – IOM – Starr Fm

Africans trying to reach Europe are being sold by their captors in “slave markets” in Libya, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) says. Victims told IOM that after being detained by people smugglers or militia groups, they were taken to town squares or car parks to be sold. Migrants …

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Improving conditions for Africa’s businesses key to growth – WB

Africa’s cities are growing in population – adding the size of another Nigeria to cities by 2025 – so have a critical role to play in their countries’ economic growth, says a new World Bank report released today. Improving conditions for people and businesses in African cities by aggressively …

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Mugabe: ‘African leaders lack revolutionary experience’

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe says the vote to readmit Morocco to the African Union (AU) shows a lack of ideology by some African leaders. Speaking to state media on his return home from the AU Summit in Ethiopia, Mr Mugabe said the lure of Morocco’s money had won over principle: …

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