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I wanted to be a medical doctor – Chef Elijah Addo – Starr Fm

Ghanaian Chef, Elijah Amoo Addo, who was recently honoured by the Queen, has disclosed he wanted to be a medical doctor, but ended up as a “doctor in the kitchen” instead. Speaking in an interview with Giovani and Anita Erskine on Starr Drive, Chef Elijah said he was very …

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Court orders confiscation of Nayele’s $1.6m mansion – Starr Fm

The Financial and Tax Court presided over by Justice Georgina Mensah Datsa has ordered the confiscation of the East Legon residence of convicted drug dealer Nayele Ametefe. The building is one of two properties identified by the state as the proceeds of crime. The other building is located in …

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Queen to receive £6m pay increase from public funds – Starr Fm

The Queen is to receive an 8% increase in income from public funds, after the Crown Estate’s profits rose by £24m. The Sovereign Grant, which pays for the salaries of her household, official travel and upkeep of palaces, is to increase by more than £6m in 2018/19. It comes …

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Angolan capital ‘most expensive city’ – Starr Fm

Luanda, the capital of Angola, has regained top spot as the world’s most expensive city for expats, pushing Hong Kong back into second place. The claim is made in the 23rd annual cost-of-living survey carried out by the advisory firm Mercer. Tokyo, Zurich and Singapore comprise the rest of …

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Ghanaians will miss Jon Benjamin – Akufo-Addo – Starr Fm

Outgoing British High Commissioner to Ghana, Jon Benjamin will be sorely missed by Ghanaians, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said. According to Mr. Akufo-Addo, the controversial diplomat’s interest in the country’s politics and social life has earned him a special place in the heart of Ghanaians adding that …

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Katy Perry is first to reach 100m Twitter followers – Starr Fm

The US singer-songwriter Katy Perry has become the first person to reach 100m followers on Twitter. The website posted a video compilation of her tweets since she joined in 2009 along with a message saying “Today, we #WITNESS history”. Witness is the name of Perry’s new album. The Canadian …

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West Africa route attractive for drug barons – Jon Benjamin – Starr Fm

The outgoing British High Commissioner Jon Benjamin has stated that West Africa still remains an attractive route for drug traffickers. According to him, drug traffickers from South America prefer to traffic their drugs to Europe through West Africa due to the perceived weak security in the sub-region. In an …

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West Africa route attractive for drug barons – Jon Benjamin – Starr Fm

The outgoing British High Commissioner Jon Benjamin has stated that West Africa still remains an attractive route for drug traffickers. According to him, drug traffickers from South America prefer to traffic their drugs to Europe through West Africa due to the perceived weak security in the sub-region. In an …

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