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  • Unilever launches livelihood empowerment project for women in UW

    — By Charles Chedar, GNA Wa, Nov 14, GNA – Unilever Ghana in collaboration with ProNet North has launched a livelihood empowerment project in Upper West (UW) to develop entrepreneurial mindset of women and also assist them to become financially independent. Several women selected from rural communities within Wa Municipality and three other districts in the region have therefore been trained in basic bookkeeping, financial management and savings principles among other topics...
  • An open letter to the Finance Minister

    Dear Minister, I hope your day has started well. I assume you and your team must be having a hectic time dotting your “I”’s and crossing your “T”’s towards the 2019 budget presentation. Media reports say the President has assured Ghanaians that the budget would "reflect the hope Ghanaians have in the government and the future of the country". This sounds very refreshing especially when I think about all the people...
  • BOOMPLAY & Universal Music Group Announce Landmark Distribution Partnership in Africa

    Boomplay, Africa’s leading music streaming and download service and Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment today announced the signing of a landmark licensing agreement covering multiple markets within Africa. UMG is the first major music company to license its catalog to Boomplay, which has quickly established itself as the most popular streaming service in Africa. Under the terms of the multi-year agreement and effective immediately, Boomplay will...
  • NABBED FOR DEFILEMENT; BIMBILA SOLDIER ARRESTED FOR DEFILING 16-YEAR-OLD GIRL

    The unnamed soldier accused by a 16 year old girl of defiling her at Bimbila in the Northern Region has been interdicted by the military high command in Tamale. The officer has been removed from post and now in the hands of his superiors who are to question him before handing him over to police for further probe and prosecution. It will be recalled that the soldier who is part a military...
  • New Music : Jiggy Waz drops “Faded”

    Afro-beat and Ghanaian rapper, Jiggy Waz has realized another hot single dubbed “Faded”. The TSK Record Label signee says the track is to show how talented he is and to also prove to Ghanaians how blessed he is when it comes to rap music. Jiggy Waz in 2018 has released bangers like “Sugar” and “Camera”. Listen here:
  • SHATTA’S “REIGN” REIGNING: ALBUM NUMBER 6 ON BILLBOARD WORLD ALBUM CHART

    Shatta Wale’s ‘Reign’ album is number six on Billboard World Album chart. fans of the dancehall act are definitely in a jubilation mood as their king chalks this feat. The Gringo hit maker took to his twitter to inform his fans about the honor done him. Just a few days after its release, Shatta Wale’s ‘Reign’ album has made it to Billboard’s World Album chart. The album is number 6 on the...
  • KNUST UNREST: GOVERNMENT DISSOLVES KNUST COUNCIL INTERIM COUNCIL IN PLACE, KNUST TO RE-OPEN WITHIN 14 DAYS

    Government has dissolved the KNUST Council and, in its stead, put in place a 7-member Interim Council. It has also directed that the University reopens within fourteen days to enable academic work to continue. The Interim Council, chaired by Nana Effah Apenteng, Paramount Chief of the Bompata Traditional Area, has a three-month tenure. This follows briefs and recommendations made by the Minister for Education, Hon. Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh after he led...
  • German National Stabs Suspected Thief To Death At Akropong

    A German national, who is on voluntary service to Ghana, has allegedly stabbed a suspected pick-pocket to death at a street carnival at Akropong in the Eastern region. The incident occurred Friday night. The body of the deceased has been deposited at Tetteh Quarshie Memorial Hospital. Information gathered by Starr News indicates that the German, a Student, accompanied by three  female German colleagues and two Ghanaians  went for merrymaking  at the Akropong...
  • IMPROVING GAF: PRESIDENT AKUFO ADDO TO GIVE INFRASTRUCTURE FACELIFT

    President Akufo Addo has assured the Ghana Armed Forces (GFA) that his administration will pursue an agenda to give a befitting facelift to all military facilities in Ghana. This includes the construction of a new state of the art infrastructure for the training institute for the Ghana Armed Forces. Addressing the Ghana Military Academy's 2018 Graduation Parade for Regular Career Course 58 and Short Service Commission and Special Duties Course 56...
  • GIRL DEAD IN KUMASI 13-YEAR-OLD DROWNS IN ABANDONED DRAINAGE PROJECT

    A girl in her early teens has lost her life at Moshie Zongo as a result of yesterday’s rains in Kumasi. She and her three siblings slipped into a trench dug for an abandoned drainage project. The drainage was being constructed by a fuel station and it is on a waterway. She died trapped in the mud under the drain before rescuers reached her. Needless and preventable was the clear...