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Rats invade Buhari’s office – Starr Fm

Nigeria’s president will spend three months working from home after his office was damaged by rats. Muhammadu Buhari has just returned from three months in the UK, amid widespread concerns over his health. But government spokesman Garba Shehu said the office required renovation after damage was done to the furniture …

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‘Donald Trump-shaped’ ecstasy pills seized by German police – Starr Fm

About 5,000 carrot-coloured ecstasy tablets in the shape of Donald Trump’s head have been seized by German police in the north-western city of Osnabruck. The drugs were confiscated over the weekend, police say, and an Austrian father and son have been arrested. It’s thought the drugs would have been …

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Forbes rich list exposes Hollywood pay gap – Starr Fm

The size of the gender pay gap in the movie industry has been laid bare in new estimates of stars’ pay packets. The world’s 10 best-paid actors earned a total of $488.5m (£380.5m) in the past year, Forbes magazine calculated. That’s almost three times more than their female counterparts, …

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Fancy Bears hackers reveal football drug use – Starr Fm

The Fancy Bears hackers have targeted football by releasing a series of documents they claim show officials are ‘lying’ about the lack of doping in the game. The Russian cyber espionage group has previously leaked documents showing therapeutic use exemptions (TUEs) handed to cyclists Chris Froome and Sir Bradley …

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Akufo-Addo thanks Presbyterian Church for support, prayers – Starr Fm

President Akufo-Addo, has expressed his profound appreciation to the leadership and membership of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana for the prayers and support given to him and his party, the New Patriotic Party, in the run-up to the December 2016 elections. Addressing the 17th General Assembly of the Presbyterian …

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Kona bouncer must face the law – Labour expert – Starr Fm

Industrial Relations Practitioner Muhammed Affum has weighed in on the alleged assault of a female customer Portia Asantewa Duah at the KONA Bar in Accra by a bouncer identified as Daniel Ablorh. “The issue of violence is frowned upon generally. The bouncer will have to face the law. What …

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Indian court rules against instant divorce – Starr Fm

India’s top court has ruled the practice of instant divorce in Islam unconstitutional, marking a major victory for women’s rights activists. In a 3-2 majority verdict, the court called the practice “unIslamic”. India is one of a handful of countries where a Muslim man can divorce his wife in …

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Exton Cubic Group clears air over Nyinahini Bauxite Concession – Starr Fm

Exton Cubic Group Limited has denied media reports that it is scheming with Engineers and Planners (E&P) to engage in illegal mining at the Nyinahini bauxite concession. “We wish to state emphatically that the said publications are false and a total misrepresentation of the actual facts of the issue. …

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Raphael Dwamena to join Brighton in £12m deal – Starr Fm

Brighton have confirmed that they have reached an agreement with Zurich FC for the permanent signing of Raphael Dwamena, with the fee believed to be around £12m. Sportsmail reported Brighton’s opening £8m offer earlier this month and they have since tried for Cardiff City’s Kenneth Zohore only to see …

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Akufo-Addo kicks off 1-D-1-F policy Friday – Starr Fm

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will on Friday, August 25, 2017 launch government’s flagship policy known as ‘One District One Factory’ at Ekumfi in the Central region. The launch will include a sod-cutting to begin the construction of the Ekumfi Fruit Processing Company which will process pineapples for the …

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