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Ofori Atta to brief Parliament over 2.25bn bond – Starr Fm

The Finance Minister is expected to explain the circumstances surrounding the issuance of the 2.25 billion dollar bond when he comes before Parliament today, Wednesday June 7. Ken Ofori Atta was summoned to the House by the Speaker after the Minority Leader moved a special motion requesting that the …

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Lexta Ghana to extend operations across Africa – Starr Fm

Lexta Ghana Limited (LGL), the producers and suppliers of Yazz range of products and Hooch Foods is planning to establish more subsidiaries across Africa following a successful operation in Liberia. The company’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Martin Brobbey disclosed this at the 6th anniversary celebration of Lexxta Liberia last …

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Airtel, Glo, Expresso face sanctions – Starr Fm

Telecommunications networks Airtel, Glo and Expresso will be sanctioned by the communications ministry if they fail to extend services to Adaklu in the Volta region within six months. According to Starr News’ Parliamentary Correspondent, Ibrahim Alhassan, the MP for Adaklu Kwame Agbodza on the floor of Parliament questioned steps being …

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Naa Torshie Addo named DACF administrator – Starr Fm

A former Member of Parliament for Tema West constituency Irene Naa Torshie Addo has been nominated as administrator of the District Assembly Common Fund (DACF). The Speaker of Parliament Prof. Mike Oquaye announced her nomination in the House Tuesday. The lawyer will be vetted alongside the newly appointed Chief …

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British Airways says IT chaos was caused by human error – Starr Fm

The boss of British Airways’ parent company says that human error caused an IT meltdown that led to travel chaos for 75,000 passengers. Willie Walsh, chief executive of IAG, said an engineer disconnected a power supply, with the major damage caused by a surge when it was reconnected. He …

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UK car registrations fall 8.5% in May

Sales of new cars fell 8.5% in May from a year earlier, with buyers cautious in the run-up to the general election, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has said. The SMMT said 186,265 new cars were registered in May. But sales of alternatively fuelled cars rebounded after …

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GTBank partners with FirstBanC – Starr Fm

Guaranty Trust Bank (Ghana) Limited has partnered with FirstBanC Financial Services (FirstBanC) to provide to its clients a digital platform to purchase or top up their investments. Under the partnership, GTBank has deployed physical and on-line collection channels to provide total convenience for the clients of FirstBanC. First, and …

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Airtel Ghana grooms next generation of African leaders – Starr Fm

Airtel Ghana, the Smartphone Network, played host to 40 Senior High School students from selected schools in Accra on May 24th for a full day job shadowing experience as part of the African Union Day celebrations and the company’s commitment to empowering young people to fully realise their potentials. …

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BMCE Bank of Africa executive MD visits Ghana – Starr Fm

Mr. Brahim Benjelloun Touimi, BOA Group Chairman and BMCE Bank of Africa Executive Managing Director has visited BANK OF AFRICA, Ghana to acquaint himself with the operations of the Bank in Ghana and to interact with Management to evaluate the bank’s strategies for the year. His visit was a …

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