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Charlotte Osei wins US Woman of Courage 2017 award – Starr Fm

The US government has awarded the chairperson of the Electoral Commission of Ghana Charlotte Osei with the United States Department of State’s Woman of Courage Award for 2017. Mrs Osei, who has been at the helm of affairs for a year and half, was honoured for the reforms that …

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Gh¢3bn lost over financial irregularities – Starr Fm

At least Gh¢3,311,963,314 of tax payers’ money have been lost in the public sector due to financial irregularities. The irregularities which occurred at the sector ministries and their respective public board and corporation and statutory institutions took place in seven forms – outstanding debtors/loans recoverable charges, cash irregularities, payroll …

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Stop the propaganda; 1-D-1-F is a serious business – Gov’t – Starr Fm

The National Coordinator of government’s One-District-One-Factory project Gifty Ohene-Konadu has dismissed as ridiculous claims that former president John Mahama must be acknowledged for laying the foundation for the yet to be constructed Ekumfi Fruit Processing Company. According to the former Member of Parliament for Ekumfi, Abeiku Crentsil, the governing …

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$43,000 rot uncovered at Scholarship Secretariat – Starr Fm

The Scholarship Secretariat wired an amount of $43,000 (Gh¢191,291) to the Ghana Mission in Conakry, Guinea in 2014 but the money never hit its destination, investigations have revealed. The money was meant to pay for Government of Ghana sponsored students’ allowances between January and March 2014. However, the 2015 …

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EOCO probes SSNIT staff – Starr Fm

Some staff of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) are being investigated by the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) over various acts of malfeasance, board chairman of the Trust has revealed. “….As I stand here some employees and former employees of SSNIT are before EOCO,” said …

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Mahama ‘can go to hell’ – Minister – Starr Fm

The Ashanti regional minister, Simon Osei-Mensah, has justified the seizure of trucks and equipment belonging to indigenous mining company Engineers and Planners. Engineers and Planners – owned by Ibrahim Mahama, brother of former President John Mahama – which has been subcontracted by Exton Cubic was prevented from accessing the …

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Fmr. GCD MD Antwi Boasiako to head minerals commission – Starr Fm

A former managing director of the Great Consolidated Diamond Antwi Adei Boasiako has been appointed the chief executive officer of the Minerals Commission by President Akufo-Addo, StarrFMonline.com has learnt. He is expected to commence work next week. He replaces Dr. Toni Aubynn who announced his departure to staff of …

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Two dead in galamsey pit collapse – Starr Fm

Two people have died in a galamsey pit collapse at Nasaewdoso in the Wassa East District of the Western Region. The abandoned pit caved in when five illegal miners were operating in it, trapping the two leading to their deaths. Wofa Kofi, a resident with knowledge of the ghastly …

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Ankaful hospital to release patients over lack of funds – Starr Fm

Authorities of the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital in the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem Municipality of the Central region are threatening to forcefully discharge some patients over what they call inadequate funds to cater for their health needs. The facility according to the director of the hospital, Dr. Eugene Dordoye is overstretched as government …

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