Category: News

Anti-corruption drive: BOST officials, BDCs cited in massive fraud

Anti-corruption drive: BOST officials, BDCs cited in massive fraud

Written by  Charles Benoni Okine | A comprehensive audit report on the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation (BOST) Company from 2006 has revealed massive corruption involving past and present officials of the company. The report, prepared by Ernst and Young (E&Y), a renowned international accounting firm, and made exclusively available to the Daily Graphic, exposed endemic corruption occasioned by collusion […]

Woman dies as ambulance driver deserts post at 37 Hospital

Woman dies as ambulance driver deserts post at 37 Hospital

Source: Starrfmonline.com A 38-year-old woman died at the 37 Military Hospital after an ambulance driver abandoned post to go and party. Starr News understands the incident happened on Easter Monday. Officials at the 37 Military Hospital in Accra have served notice they are investigating the case of medical negligence. The patient died because the ambulance attendant who was supposed to […]

Late Theodosia Okoh’s family to meet gov’t

Late Theodosia Okoh’s family to meet gov’t

Source: myjoyonline.com Family of the late designer of Ghana’s flag is expected to meet government next week to put together arrangements for the final funeral rites of the stateswoman. The late Madam Theodosia Okoh’s family members, led by a spokesperson Kwesi Okoh, told the media men in Accra, they have approached government and are hopeful of a fruitful meeting. Kwesi […]

Five shortlisted to replace Afari-Gyan

Five shortlisted to replace Afari-Gyan

Source: Daily Guide The search for the replacement of outgoing Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, seems to be generating some interest, with a lot of names popping up as likely candidates. Dr Afari-Gyan is due for retirement in two months – June 2015 – after several years at the helm of the EC, organising not less […]

South Africans have betrayed Africa – Mahama

South Africans have betrayed Africa – Mahama

Source: Starrfmonline.com President Mahama has described as unfortunate xenophobic attacks on black migrants in South Africa. “It’s most regrettable and most unfortunate. I think that the young people of South Africa do not know what happened before they gained their freedom,” President Mahama said in an interaction with the media in Nigeria. Over 10 people have been confirmed dead in […]

BREAKING NEWS: KKD is free

BREAKING NEWS: KKD is free

Written by  Mabel Aku Baneseh | Ace broadcaster, Kwasi Kyei Darkwah, popularly known as KKD, has been discharged on the charge of raping a 19-year-old student in a hotel on December 27, 2014. The Kaneshie Magistrate Court on February 19, 2015, committed him to stand trial at the Fast Track High Court but a Chief State Attorney, Mrs Yvonne Attakorah-Obuobisa […]

Asantehene goes to Seychelles Islands

Asantehene goes to Seychelles Islands

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, will travel to the Seychelles Islands in the Indian Ocean where 120 years ago, his great-uncle, Nana Agyeman Prempeh I, the Asantehene, was exiled. The late Agyeman Prempeh was exiled together with his parents and 50 other chiefs, queenmothers and servants by the British colonial authorities for 27 years. The government of Seychelles, through […]

UN: Don’t complicate appointment of EC Chair

UN: Don’t complicate appointment of EC Chair

The head of the United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA), Dr. Mohammed Ibn Chambas has watered down calls on President Mahama to engage in broader consultations on the appointment of the next chairperson of the Electoral Commission. Per the 1992 constitution, the Council of State is expected to advise the President on who should be appointed as EC Chair […]

IMF: Ghana may fail to pay debts on time

IMF: Ghana may fail to pay debts on time

Source: myjoyonline.com The once shining star of Africa, Ghana, is facing a real and serious risk of falling into a state which may make it extremely difficult to pay its debts on time. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has put Ghana into the category of countries that are few steps away from falling into the league of High Debt Distress […]

Designer of Ghana’s national flag dies at 92

Designer of Ghana’s national flag dies at 92

Source: myjoyonline.com The designer of Ghana’s national flag, Theodosia Salome Okoh, has died at age 92. A family source pleading anonymity, confirmed the story of her passing on Sunday evening. It said the family will meet on Wednesday, April 22, to formally announce the death. Madam Theodosia Salome Okoh is a revered patriot and a national hero having designed the […]