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DCE Surprised About Theft on Adomi Bridge; says Police Constantly There

The Asuogyaman District Chief Executive, Samuel Kwame Agyekum, has expressed surprise about the theft of bolts and nuts on the Adomi Bridge at Atimpoku in the Eastern Region. He said there are police officers constantly on the tollbooth side of the Adomi Bridge so surprised thieves have managed to steal …

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Maritime Authority Boss has 11 ACs’ in Official Residence but Wants More

The official residence of the Director General of the Ghana Maritime Authority has 11 air conditioners, after the renovation of the residence alone cost a whopping GHc 1 million. The Director General, Kwame Owusu, said the number of ACs was reasonable, but on the low side. “[For] each one of …

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Do Not Put Cost of tax Stamps On Industry – AGI President

The president of the Association of Ghana Industries, Seth Twum Akwaboah, has said that contrary to news making rounds that the Association rejected the tax stamp policy, the AGI embraced it. According to him, the policy is a laudable one that needs to be supported and enforced to it full …

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K.T. Hammond An ‘Apology of An MP’ – RTI Coalition

The Right to Information (RTI) Coalition has harshly criticized the governing New Patriotic Party Member of Parliament for Adansi Asokwa over his recent comments about the bill that is before parliament. K.T. Hammond told Starr News’ Parliamentary correspondent Ibrahim Alhassan that passage of the bill into law will lead to …

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I Am Sad For Nyantakyi’s Punishment – Anas Aremeyaw Anas

Ace Investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas says he is very sad after FIFA handed a lifetime ban to former Ghana Football Association President Kwesi Nyantakyi who was implicated in a bribery sting operation. The group was able to filme Kwesi Nyantakyi in deeds that contravenes to his jobs ethics and …

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Laws Needed to Tackle Fake News – Oppong Nkrumah

Information Minister-designate, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has suggested that the parliament of Ghana pass laws to curtail the circulation of fake news on social media platforms. “I share the view that we should begin to legislate against false news on social media,” Mr Oppong Nkrumah said when he appeared on the …

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Dissolution of KNUST Board Long Overdue – Alhaji Opass

The Eastern Regional Deputy Communication Director of the ruling New patriotic Party, NPP who doubles as the acting Nation Builders Corps,  NABCO coordinator in the eastern Region, Alhaji Opass has said the dissolution of the KNUST Council Board should have been earlier than now.   Speaking on Radio1Fm 100.7HMZ, Susubiribi …

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Electricity Consumers To Choose Their Own Suppliers by 2023 – Energy Commission

Energy consumers should by 2023 choose their own power suppliers. This is according to the Energy Commission. The move is part of reforms being undertaken to make the power supply subsector more competitive. Per the new arrangement, smaller private entities will be given the license to distribute power regardless of …

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Ghana Maritime Authority Denies Paying Over GHC135,000 on Food for 8 People

Ghana Maritime Authority has refuted claims of spending over GHC135,000 on food for eight people in a single meeting in a hotel owned by the Director-General of Ghana Maritime Authority, Mr Kwame Owusu. In a statement released on Friday, 26th October 2018, stated that the Memo making rounds on various …

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Police Refutes NPP Chairman’s Robbery claims; Accuse him of Reckless Driving

Police in the Central region has described as false, claims by 1st Vice Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Awutu Senya East Constituency that some police personnel robbed him at gunpoint. Rather, the police say the patrol team in Nissan Hardbody, with the registration number GP 4348 …

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