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BoG to punish banks over govt cash transfer – Starr Fm

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has served notice that it will be taking punitive actions against some commercial banks in the country for deliberately delaying the process of transferring government funds into the treasury single account. According to Starr Business checks, most banks are not complying with the directive …

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I won’t condone disrespect – PAC chair – Starr Fm

The Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament (PAC) James Avedzi has cautioned members of the committee against disrespect, charging them to exercise “utmost decorum” during proceedings. His admonition follows a verbal spat between him and the MP for Effutu Alexander Afenyo Markin Thursday August 17, 2017. The …

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Airtel fetes loyal customer Rawlings – Starr Fm

Airtel Premier, a sub brand of Airtel Ghana that provides bespoke telecom and lifestyle solutions for high value customers, recently celebrated a number of high profile customers including former President Jerry John Rawlings for their loyalty. Recognising and rewarding customers is the hallmark of Airtel Premier – from surprise …

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EIB Network supports African Air Expo with GH¢2m airtime – Starr Fm

The Excellence in Broadcasting (EIB) Network is the official media partner of the first ever African Air Expo 2017 to take place in Ghana. EIB Network is offering Gh¢2 million worth of airtime to promote the Expo which is scheduled to take place from October 24 to 26, 2017. …

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Tullow to develop more oil fields after ruling – Starr Fm

Tullow Ghana has reiterated it intends to develop additional oil wells progressively and maintain production at the optimum. Speaking at a media briefing in Takoradi, the managing director of Tullow, Charles Darku, revealed that Tullow intends to develop more wells after the International tribunal for the law of sea …

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Bank of Ghana and the making of Bruce Lee – Starr Fm

Yesterday I dreamt that Simpa Panyin was pushing a taxi up the McCathy Hill, with a number of enthusiastic crowd lined up, clapping in waiting for him, to touch the finished line. I was so pleased to see a 72-year-old man defiling all biological odds, and pushing a whole …

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Ghana is an attractive business destination – India – Starr Fm

Ghana is a very attractive destination for Indian businesses and a gateway to Africa in general and West Africa in particular, a senior business leader in India has stated. Mr Susnato Sen, Head of the Africa Region and Senior Director of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and …

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Fuel prices to go up by 5% – IES – Starr Fm

The Institute of Energy Security has hinted of fuel prices going up by 5%. According to IES Principal Research Analyst, Richmond Rockson, the increase is as a result of “upward adjustments of Brent crude oil price as well as prices of finished products on the international market, the depreciation …

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India applauds Akufo-Addo’s people-centered policies – Starr Fm

India’s Minister of State for External Affairs, M.J. Akbar, has applauded the policies and programmes being implemented by the Akufo-Addo government. Describing Akufo-Addo as “a father of democracy in Africa”, Mr. Akhbar indicated that the government and people of India celebrate the ongoing contributions made by President Akufo-Addo to …

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Staff of UT, Capital banks to undergo skills assessment test – Starr Fm

Staff of collapsed banks – UT and Capital Banks – are to undergo a skills assessment test by new owners GCB bank as it prepares to lay off workers of the two banks. The operations of the two struggling indigenous banks were taken over by GCB bank Monday following …

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