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Databank Foundation holds leadership and excellence awards – Starr Fm

Databank Foundation, the charitable wing of Databank Group, has recognised and awarded university graduates for their leadership accomplishments during their undergraduate years. The recognition was  made  during the Databank Leadership and Excellence Awards held on Thursday, March 2, 2017. The Foundation, which has so far established the Leadership and …

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15% transport fares increment justifiable – GPRTU – Starr Fm

  The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU)  has justified the 15% transport fares increment. The increment was announced on Monday and expected to take effect on Thursday April 6,2017. It comes at a time when government has abolished duty on the importation of spare parts and reduced the Special …

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I won’t disappoint you – New BoG Boss tells Akufo-Addo – Starr Fm

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Monday, April 3, 2017, swore in Dr. Ernest Kwamina Yedu Addison as the new Governor of the Bank of Ghana, after consultation with the Council of State. At a brief ceremony at the Presidency, which had the Vice President …

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Gov’t industrialization agenda ‘doomed’ if ECG is privatized – PUWU  – Starr Fm

The General Secretary of the Public Utility Workers Union, (PUWU) is predicting doom for government’s industrialization agenda should it go ahead with the planned privatization of the State power distributor, the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG). According to  Michael Adumatta Nyantakyi, ceding the operations of ECG to a private …

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South Africa’s credit rating cut to junk – Starr Fm

South Africa’s credit rating has been cut to junk status by the ratings agency S&P Global. The agency said that political upheaval, including the sacking of finance minister Pravin Gordhan, was endangering the economy. S&P also expressed concern over the nation’s debt situation and in particular the expense of …

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West Blue wins Best Technology/Innovation Award – Starr Fm

West Blue Consulting has received the Technology/Innovations Award at the maiden Ghana Maritime and Shipping Awards held over the weekend at the La Beach Hotel in Accra. The IT consulting & technology firm was awarded for providing technical support in trade facilitation in Ghana. This award adds to the …

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World Bank supports Ghana with $1.2 billion – Starr Fm

The World Bank is to support Ghana with about 1.2 billion dollar credit to help finance some critical developmental project. The facility forms part of the World Bank’s 75 billion dollars International Development Association support to some selected countries globally. Country Director of the World Bank, Henry Kerali , …

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Abrogate Ameri deal or go to court – Donkor dares gov’t – Starr Fm

The former Power Minister, Dr. Kwabena Donkor has dared the Akufo-Addo government to abrogate the Ameri deal if it believes the deal was fraudulently signed. A 17 member committee set up by the Energy Minister Boakye Agyarko and chaired by lawyer for president Akufo-Addo in the famous 2012 election …

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Ameri sponsored Addison Committee – Kwabena Donkor – Starr Fm

The Minority in Parliament has alleged that the Philip Addison-committee that probed the Ameri deal, which was  signed under the erstwhile Mahama government, was sponsored by the energy company. According to former Power minister, Dr. Kwabena Donkor, the Turkish firm paid the hotel bills and plane tickets when members …

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2m local chickens consumed annually — USAID – Starr Fm

Ghanaians consumed more than two million locally-produced chickens last year, a new USAID survey of the sector has revealed. This suggests a vibrant market for live birds, amid concerns over the viability and competitiveness of the broiler industry in the country. In a survey that is expected to provide clarity …

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