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SIC Insurance re-constitutes Board; appoints new MD

Posted: September 18, 2017 at 11:05 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Security

The Board of SIC Insurance has been re-constituted with the Ministry of Finance replacing government’s representation on the Board. The members representing the Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Finance are Dr. Jimmy Heymann, Mrs. Pamela Djamson-Tettey, and Mr. Stephen Oduro. Mr. Michael Addo replaced the Social Security and National Insurance Trust representative who […]

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Five persons arrested selling 2-month-old baby for 1000 Cedis

Posted: September 18, 2017 at 10:31 am   /   Editor's Choice, Security

The Ashanti Regional Police Command have arrested five persons at Jachie in Kumasi for allegedly selling a 2month old baby for 1000 Ghana Cedis. According to reports, the baby was declared missing on Thursday 14th of September. The teenage mother identified as Margaret 14, said she left the baby in her grandfather’s room to perform […]

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President Akufo-Addo diplaying his new Ghana Card


Posted: September 15, 2017 at 4:33 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Politics, Security

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has received his National Identification Card, dubbed the new “Ghana Card”, at a ceremony held at the premises of the National Identification Authority, on Friday, September 15, 2017. According to President Akufo-Addo, the new identification card signals the dawn of a new day in biometric identity […]

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21 children killed in fire at Malaysian school

Posted: September 14, 2017 at 2:38 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Security, World News

A fire at a school has killed at least 21 children in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur, officials said. The blaze, which broke out at a religious school in the early hours of Thursday, also left two adults dead. Fire department official Soiman Jahid told reporters when emergency responders first arrived on the scene, […]

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Kandahar Boys destroy properties at Sagnarigu Assembly

Posted: September 14, 2017 at 12:30 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, Security

Some members of a vigilante group, the Kandahar Boys, have raided the Sagnarigu District Assembly in the Northern region. The angry youth, according to sources, destroyed the properties belonging to the assembly and mercilessly attacked the District Director. Starr News’ Northern regional correspondent, Eliasu Tanko, reported that the group affiliated to the ruling government […]

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NIA unveils new ID card, readies for massive registration

Posted: September 14, 2017 at 11:23 am   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, Security

The National Identification Authority has outdoored a new national identification card, with the promise to launch its massive registration exercise. At a news briefing in Accra Wednesday, NIA Executive Director, Professor Ken Agyemang Attefuah said the Authority is prepared to embark the exercise projected to formalise Ghana’s economy. “The National Identification Authority is ready to […]

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Gender Ministry Wages War On Early Marriage

Posted: September 11, 2017 at 12:18 pm   /   Editor's Choice, LifeStyle, Security

The Director of Gender at the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Dr Comfort Asare, has reaffirmed the Ministry’s strategies targeted at minimising teenage pregnancy and early marriage in the Central Region. The strategies include liaising with stakeholders in the fight against teenage pregnancy and child marriage, as tools for achieving Ghana’s Sustainable Development […]

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GH¢43.165m debt chokes Prison Service

Posted: September 11, 2017 at 11:39 am   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, Security

The Ghana Prison Service has expressed concern over its inability to pay medical bills, inmates ration bills, and utilities due to the delay in the release of funds, leading to a total debt of over GH?43.165 million. Currently, the service is in arrears for 11 months of the year 2016 of prisoners’ ration bills of […]

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President Akufo-Addo names Ekow Blankson as acting Chief Fire Officer

Posted: September 7, 2017 at 2:45 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, Security

The President, Nana Akufo-Addo has appointed Deputy Chief Fire Officer in charge of Operations, Edwin Ekow Blankson as the acting Chief Fire Officer. His appointment comes after the president reassigned substantive Chief Fire Officer, Dr. Albert Brown Gaizie to National Security. Dr. Gaizie was appointed in the year 2014 following the retirement of Brigadier General […]

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Ignore fake news, we’re not recruiting yet – Immigration Service

Posted: September 7, 2017 at 2:42 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Security

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has denied it is recruiting fresh personnel. It said news of any such recruitment making rounds on social media is fake. The Immigration Service in a statement signed by its Head of Public Affairs, Michael Amoako-Attah, said its attention “has been drawn to a purported recruitment exercise which has gone […]

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