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One shot dead; Mob dump coffin at Police Station – Starr Fm

Just one tragedy involving a mortuary man and a young man in the Upper East region has led to multiple catastrophes, turning the regional capital upside down with soldiers deployed to restore order at the Bolgatanga Police Station. Daniel Azaah Alhassan, a chief mortuary attendant at the Upper East …

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No plastic rice in Ghana – FDA – Starr Fm

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has rubbished claims that the Ghanaian market is inundated with plastic rice, contrary to assertions on social media. The FDA following circulation of videos on social media platforms claiming the existence of plastic rice in the country, conducted laboratory test to ascertain the …

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Police aligns transformation agenda to NPP manifesto – Starr Fm

The Ghana Police Service has defended its decision to align its transformation agenda to that of the ruling New Patriotic Party’s 2016 manifesto. Within this transformation agenda, the service has set itself a four year target to be ranked among the 10 best Police organisations in the world. It …

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I was against Ghana hosting Gitmo 2 – NDC’s Quashigah – Starr Fm

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) MP for Keta, Richard Quashigah, has disclosed he was against the hosting of the two Guantanamo ex-detainees in Ghana when his party was in power. “Obviously, I was one person who was not in agreement with taking in those two gentlemen at the time …

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Gov’t to rescue illegal Ghanaians in Saudi Arabia – Starr Fm

The Government of Ghana has begun the process to bring home all illegal Ghanaian immigrants in Saudi Arabia. The move comes after an order by the Saudi government that all illegal immigrants leave the country by the end of June. Government through the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations …

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Stripping fmr presidents US protocol Visa disrespectful – MP – Starr Fm

The US government’s stripping of protocol visa allocation to top Ghanaian government officials including former presidents and MPs on non-official visits is degrading, the lawmaker for Sekondi, Andrew Egyapa Mercer has stated. The directive of the US government means that all former presidents including John Dramani Mahama, and John …

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We respect Supreme Court’s decision – Minority – Starr Fm

The Minority has welcomed the declaration by the Supreme Court as unconstitutional the admission of the two GITMO detainees into Ghana during the John Mahama administration. A seven-member Supreme Court panel presided over by Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo by six to one (6 -1) majority decision Thursday June 22, …

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Gitmo 2 have behaved well – Gov’t – Starr Fm

The Government of Ghana has said that the two Guantanamo ex- detainees have comported themselves well since their arrival in the country last year. In a press statement, the Minister of Information, Hon. Mustapha Hamid stressed that the ex- detainees will continue to be under the supervision of the …

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NMC blocks porn showing TV stations – Starr Fm

The National Media Commission has stopped some three TV stations from showing materials deemed to be pornographic on their TV screens. The directive follows a complaint filed by Mr. James Oberko and Mr. Tommy Annan Forson against TV XYZ, Ice TV and Thunder TV. According to the NMC, contents …

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