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Ghana-Namibia Friendship Association inaugurated – Starr Fm

A Ghana-Namibia Friendship Association has been launched in Accra to promote friendly relations and non-governmental co-operation between the peoples of the two countries. The association intends to promote people to people exchanges, collaborations for joint ventures, cultural exchanges, joint trade missions, networking and business contacts and educational exchange programs. It …

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Gov’t proposes 100% increment in passport forms

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has called for a hundred percent increment in the price of ordinary passport application form. This means the cost of the ordinary passport application form will increase to GHc100 from GHc50 if the proposal to the Finance Ministry is accepted. Even though it is unclear …

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Open Defecation: We’re “toothless bulldogs” – U/E Chiefs

Traditional rulers in the Upper East region, where open defecation freely practised by 75% of residents has become so ‘fashionable’ that some offenders can even afford to take a selfie whilst squatting in public, have likened themselves to “toothless bulldogs” in the fight against the “appalling norm”. The disturbed-looking chiefs, …

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Male galamseyers are sexually weak – Minister

The Eastern Regional Minister, Eric Kwakye Darfuor, has said several male galamseyers – illegal miners – are impotent because of the chemical substances they are exposed to. According to the minister, cyanide used in illegal mining apart from contaminating water bodies and soil, also have negative health implications including sexual …

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Tamale: Confusion at BNI office over auction cars

Riot police armed with rifles and tear gas were deployed to the Bureau of National Investigation (BNI) compound in Tamale in the Northern region after an auction of confiscated properties belonging to law offenders turned chaotic, compelling a suspension of the operation. The chaos broke out Thursday noon as the …

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Wa: Police officer, five others arrested for narcotics

A police officer, Constable Nana Amoako Donkor who is believed to deal in narcotics in the Wa Municipality of the Upper West region has been arrested by the regional police command. Constable Donkor, who is with the Wa Police Band, was arrested with five others following a raid by a …

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H1N1 outbreak: WHO’s antiviral drugs arrive today

Antiviral drugs – Tamiflu – for the treatment of the H1N1 Influenza which has killed four students of the Kumasi Academy (KUMACA) are expected in Ghana today. The World Health Organization is supplying the drugs based on a request from government as it struggles to contain the situation at the …

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UEW: VC found guilty of financial malfeasance

The Vice Chancellor (VC) of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), and the Finance Officer (FO), have been found guilty of procurement and other financial malfeasance by the High Court at Winneba. As a result, Professor Mawutor Avoke, VC and Dr. Theophilus Senyo Ackorlie, Finance Officer have been automatically relieved …

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GHC53m rot uncovered at EC

A whopping fifty three million Cedis scandal has been uncovered at the Electoral Commission. The malfeasance was discovered after an investigation was conducted into some payment requests made to the finance ministry by the finance director of the commission after the 2016 elections. The finance ministry triggered the investigation after …

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Illegal miners bribing Operation Vanguard members – E/R Minister

The Eastern regional Minister Eric Kwakye Darfour has alleged that some illegal miners in the region are bribing members of the Operation Vanguard team, which is hampering the fight against galamsey. According to Mr. Darfour, some of the miners who are able to pay monies demanded by members of the …

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