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Back off new Legon hospital – Minority to Health Ministry

The Minority in Parliament has called on government to back down on efforts to assume control of the newly constructed hospital at the University of Ghana. The Minority has in a statement Friday explained that the hospital was constructed at the behest of the University and appropriate measures have been …

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Special Dev’t Ministry to blow GHC800k on website

Mavis Ama Koomson is minister for Special initiatives Parliament has approved a staggering amount of GHC800,000 for the development of a website for the Ministry of Special Development Initiatives. The figure was contained in the breakdown of the ministry’s 2018 projected expenditure. It is unclear the nature of the website …

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Withdraw 2018 budget – Minority to govt – Starr Fm

The Minority in Parliament has called on government to withdraw the 2018 budget statement presented to Parliament by the Finance minister Ken Ofori-Atta last week. According to the Minority spokesperson on Finance,  Cassiel Ato Forson, government revised the 2017 budget without Parliamentary approval hence the need for the withdrawal of …

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Gov’t terminates 11 power purchase contracts at $400m – Starr Fm

The Akufo-Addo government has terminated 11 power purchase agreements at a cost of $400 million to the state since assuming power, Energy Minister Boakye Agyarko has told Parliament. Also, 7 other power contracts have been deferred following recommendations of the Philip Addison-led review committee set up by the government. The …

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2018 budget will create massive hardships – Minority   – Starr Fm

The Minority in Parliament has predicted next year will be a difficult year for Ghanaians despite assurances by government of better times ahead. According to the NDC minority, claims by President Akufo-Addo that the 2018 budget will create jobs is a mirage since evidence on the grounds run contrary to …

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Gov’t to partner academia for business growth data – Starr Fm

Government says it is partnering academia to churn out more business focus research to aid policy making and planning. According to the Business Development Minister, Ibrahim Awal Mohammed, many businesses fail to expand due to lack of proper research to aid decision making. Speaking to Starr Business at the Executive …

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Gov’t to partner academia for business growth data – Starr Fm

Government says it is partnering academia to churn out more business focus research to aid policy making and planning. According to the Business Development Minister, Ibrahim Awal Mohammed, many businesses fail to expand due to lack of proper research to aid decision making. Speaking to Starr Business at the Executive …

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Ghana can’t develop without Science – GUNA – Starr Fm

The Ghana United Nations Association (GUNA) has called on government to prioritize Science and Technology if it is serious about developing the nation. According to GUNA, countries that have developed on the back of science have done so by developing internationally accepted scientific solutions to local challenges in all sectors …

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IMF unreasonable – Kwaku Kwarteng – Starr Fm

A Deputy Minister for Finance Kwaku Kwarteng has described the International Monetary Fund as unreasonable following the Bretton Wood institution’s concerns over the undersubscribed Energy bond floated by the government. The attack was made on GHOne television hours after the deputy minister had told Morning Starr host Francis Abban that …

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E/R: Panic at Asesewa gov’t hospital as power plant breaks down

The only emergency standby generator plant at Asesewa government hospital has broken down for the past two weeks. The situation has stimulated anxiety among health officials that, activities at the hospital will come to a halt should there be a power outage in the community. Also apart from losing some …

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