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$19bn Chinese loan will benefit China – ISODEC warns – Starr Fm

The Integrated Social Development Center (ISODEC) has warned that Ghana risks losing more than it will benefit from the newly announced 19 billion dollar partnership with the Chinese government. Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia revealed after a four-day visit to China, that the Nana Addo-led government is partnering its …

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USA unveil squad for Ghana friendly – Starr Fm

USA coach Bruce Arena has announced a 23-man 2017 Concacaf Gold Cup squad, which will take on Ghana in a pre-tournament warm-up game on July 1. The roster features 16 players of Major League Soccer as well as 11 men with Gold Cup experience. Alejandro Bedoya, Omar Gonzalez, Joe Corona …

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President must not appoint IGP – CODEO – Starr Fm

The Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) wants the appointments of heads of security agencies such as the Inspector General of Police to be decoupled from the powers of the president. CODEO is of the strong view the move will ensure that security agencies administer their duties professionally without …

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We’re not denying Ghana’s fmr presidents visas – US – Starr Fm

The US Embassy in Ghana has clarified former presidents of Ghana will still enjoy diplomatic courtesies, despite an initial fiat that it has stripped protocol visa allocation to top Ghanaian government officials. US Ambassador to Ghana, Robert Jackson, told the Foreign Affairs Committee of Parliament: “As for the protocol, …

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China powers Ghana’s ‘1 District – 1 Factory’ with $2bn – Starr Fm

The NPP government’s ‘One District One Factory’ initiative has received a major boost following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for a funding facility worth up to $2 billion between a number of Ghanaian banks and the private sector led by the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), and …

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WestBlue deploys e-Manifest at KIA – Starr Fm

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority has commenced the implementation of an e-Manifest system at the Kotoka International Airport. The e-Manifest system which is being deployed by technical partners of the Customs division of the GRA, WestBlue Consulting will allow customs officials to access advance information on …

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Diversify economy to create jobs – WTC CEO – Starr Fm

The CEO of the World Trade Centre Accra, Emmanuel Doni-Kwame, is urging a diversification of the country’s economy to ensure that jobs are created to cater for all the hands that will be rendered jobless when the country goes paperless at the ports in September. Government has set September …

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Inkoom banned one year by FIFA – Starr Fm

Ghana International footballer, Samuel Inkoom, has been banned for one year by FIFA. The former Basel defender is not allowed to take part in any football related activity as he serves his ban until he pays the total outstanding amount owed to his former agent. The 28-year-old defender has …

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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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US withdraws protocol visas for former Presidents, MPs – Starr Fm

The government of the United States of America has stripped protocol visa allocation to top Ghanaian government officials including former Presidents and Members of Parliament on non-official visits. The directive means that all former presidents including John Dramani Mahama, and John Agyekum Kufuor will have to book an appointment …

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