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Akufo-Addo on a 3-day visit to Qatar – Starr Fm

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is on a three-day official visit to Qatar, a statement from the presidency announced. He left the shores of Ghana on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. Whilst there, President Akufo-Addo, as co-Chair of the Group of Advocates of Eminent Persons of the United Nations Sustainable Development …

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UAE denies hacking Qatar news agency – Starr Fm

The United Arab Emirates has denied it was behind the alleged hacking of Qatar’s state news agency in May. The Washington Post cited US intelligence officials as saying the UAE had orchestrated the posting of incendiary quotes attributed to Qatar’s emir that he insisted were fabricated. The incident helped …

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Stop maltreating Ghanaians – Akufo-Addo tells Qatar – Starr Fm

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged Qatar to take immediate steps to stop the maltreatment of Ghanaians in that Gulf State. President Akufo-Addo made the call when he interacted with the Ambassador of Qatar to Ghana, H.E. Mohammed Jaber Al- Kuwari at the Flagstaff House at a ceremony …

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Claims of corruption in Qatar bid published – Starr Fm

Claims of alleged corruption in Qatar’s successful 2022 World Cup bid have been published in the German media. Bild newspaper says it has obtained the “suppressed” 2014 report authored by former Fifa independent ethics investigator Michael Garcia. Bild’s report includes details of a $2m (£1.6m) sum allegedly paid to …

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Barclays, four executives charged with fraud – Starr Fm

Barclays PLC and four former executives have been charged with conspiracy to commit fraud and the provision of unlawful financial assistance. The Serious Fraud Office charges come at the end of a five-year investigation and relate to the bank’s fundraising at the height of 2008’s financial crisis. Former chief …

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Four countries cut links with Doha – Starr Fm

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing it of destabilising the region. They say Qatar backs terrorist groups including Islamic State (IS). The Saudi state news agency SPA said Riyadh had closed its borders, severing land, sea and air contact …

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Ghana, Qatar deepen diplomatic, economic ties

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that his government intends to build very strong diplomatic and economic relations with Qatar, and, indeed, with all the countries of the Gulf, as this will draw in the necessary investments to help develop Ghana and return her onto path of progress …

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Ghana, Qatar deepen diplomatic, economic ties

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that his government intends to build very strong diplomatic and economic relations with Qatar, and, indeed, with all the countries of the Gulf, as this will draw in the necessary investments to help develop Ghana and return her onto path of progress …

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