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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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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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Ghana ranked 7th in Africa Financial Markets Index

Ghana has been ranked 7th in the maiden Africa Financial Markets Index released Thursday, December 14, 2017. The Index ranks the maturity, openness and accessibility of 17 markets in Africa based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria. It focuses on six fundamental pillars of financial market performance in the areas …

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Don’t cure H1N1 at drug stores – Pharmacists warned

Pharmacists in Ghana have been advised never to sell drugs to persons showing symptoms of H1N1 Influenza and Cerebral Spinal Meningitis (CMS). The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) has warned its members to be on the high alert following the outbreak of the two diseases, especially in the middle and …

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Ghana showing signs of economic recovery – German Prez

Statistical data available to Germany indicates that Ghana, over the last 11 months, is on a strong path to economic recovery and development, visiting German President, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, has observed. Addressing a joint press conference by the two Presidents held at the foyer of the Flagstaff House after holding bilateral …

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Ghana outdoors strategic roadmap to harness demographic dividend

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has launched Ghana’s Strategic Roadmap for harnessing demographic dividends, the local component of the African Union’s Demographic Dividend Roadmap. At an event at the Accra International Conference Centre, on Monday, 11th December, 2017, President Akufo-Addo noted that “in harnessing the demographic dividend through investments in …

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Ghana loses over $180m to trade misinvoicing – Report

A 2017 report by Global Financial Integrity has revealed that Ghana loses over $180 million due to Illicit Financial Flows(IFFs) specifically trade misinvoicing. Trade misinvoicing is a method for moving money illicitly across borders by deliberately misreporting the value of a commercial transaction on an invoice submitted to customs. According …

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Darlington Munhuwani appointed CEO of Allianz Ghana

Insurance firm, Allianz Ghana has announced that Darlington Munhuwani will on December 1, 2017 assume the role of CEO of the company, responsible for non-life insurance. He succeeds Patrick Prado who is taking on a new role as CEO of Allianz Ghana Life Insurance, which will be kicking off shortly …

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Nsawam: Over 20 students collapse at St. Martins SHS

More than 20 students of the St. Martins Senior High School at Nsawam in the Eastern region have collapsed on campus. According to a student, who spoke to StarrFMonline.com, her colleagues collapsed Sunday night during Prep and Monday morning during assembly. “We were at Prep last night when they were …

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ICC Job: AU dumped Ghana’s Mensa-Bonsu

Ghana’s nominee for the International Criminal Court,(ICC) top job, Professor, Henrietta Mensa-Bonsu failed to be elected onto the panel of judges because she was dumped by the African Union, William Nyarko, Executive Director of the Africa Center for International Law and Accountability has revealed. According to Mr. Nyarko, the African …

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