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Gov’t to increase Research, Dev’t Fund to 2.5% of GDP – Akufo-Addo – Starr Fm

Government has promised to increase funding for Research and Development (R&D) to 2.5% of GDP in the long term to boost all research programs in both Private and Public Institutions in the country. “I have also promised to increase funding for Research and Development (R&D). In the short to medium …

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Science, technology key for development – Akufo-Addo – Starr Fm

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has indicated that, as part of the educational reforms being undertaken by his government, he has directed the Ministry of Education, and the Ministry responsible for Science and Technology to draw up programmes to strengthen and upscale the study of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics …

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Deal with corrupt officials – US Amb. to gov’t – Starr Fm

US Ambassador to Ghana Robert Jackson wants the government to safeguard the public purse by holding corrupt officials accountable. While commending President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo over his initiatives to make “Ghana a better place to do business,” Ambassador Jackson noted there is more room for improvement in various sectors …

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Voltarians demonstrate against gov’t over hardship – Starr Fm

Some residents in the Volta region on Friday staged the first demonstration against the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) government. The handful of demonstrators went on the streets of Ho to protest what they called the ‘hardship’ being experienced under the Akufo-Addo administration in the last 10 months. They claim …

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Voltarians demonstrate against gov’t over hardship – Starr Fm

Some residents in the Volta region on Friday staged the first demonstration against the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) government. The handful of demonstrators went on the streets of Ho to protest what they called the ‘hardship’ being experienced under the Akufo-Addo administration in the last 10 months. They claim …

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Gov’t creates 38 new districts – Starr Fm

The government has created 38 new Metropolitan, Municipal and Districts to bring governance closer to the doorstep of citizens. This brings the number of MMDAs in Ghana to 254 from the previous 216. The Minister of Local Government Hajia Alima Mahama laid the Legislative Instrument to back the creation of …

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Access to educ will create meaningful lives – Akufo-Addo – Starr Fm

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said access to education is the only way by which the world can foster a sense of cohesion and solidarity amongst displaced persons. He said education helps to create an enabling environment, which will spur them on to lead more purposeful and dignified lives. …

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Akufo-Addo statue to be unveiled in Nigeria – Starr Fm

The Governor of Imo state in Nigeria, Rochas Okorocha is set to commission a statue of President Akufo-Addo in Owerri. Okorocha, popularly called ‘Rochas”, is a reported billionaire and colorful character who has governed Imo state in the southeast of Nigeria, since 2011. He is well known for his education …

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Mahama inspired me into politics – Bawumia – Starr Fm

Vice president Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has extolled the virtues of the late Alhaji Aliu Mahama who deputized for president John Agyekum Kufuor. Dr. Bawumia noted the late Mahama played an instrumental role in his transition into politics from the Bank of Ghana to serve as running mate to President Akufo-Addo. …

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I’ll fulfil all promises – Akufo-Addo – Starr Fm

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reiterated the commitment of his government to fulfilling all the promises made to the people of Ghana, in the run-up to the December 2016 elections. According to President Akufo-Addo, despite the difficult circumstances he inherited, his administration, this year, has begun to put in …

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