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Student sacked for nearly causing fire disaster after smoking wee in dormitory

AUTHORITIES OF the Koforidua Oyoko Methodist Senior High School (OMESS) will have to work extra hard to maintain total discipline and sanity among students in the school following growing deviant behaviours by some of the students.   Rampant in most senior high schools in the country, students’ engagement in marijuana …

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Ban importation of Indian intravenous infusion-Intravenous MD

THE MANAGING Director of Intravenous Infusion PLC in Koforidua, Mr David Klutse, is worried the influx of cheaper India-made intravenous injection flooding the Ghanaian market may have consequences on the operation of the company, as well as negative health implications.   He wants the government to restrict the importation of …

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Aid Ghana to give 10,000 exercise books to deprived schools

BY ANNETTE S. YEBOAH OPERATIONS AID Ghana, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), says it will in June and July this year distribute freely 10,000 exercise books and other learning materials to students in less-privileged communities within the Greater Accra Region and beyond. The Director of the NGO, Mr Samuel Amoako-Attah, says …

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A/R: One dead in gory accident at Suame Magazine

One person has been confirmed dead at the Tarkwa junction on the Suame Magazine road, after a truck with registration number GB – 8466 -12 loaded with baking flour ran into a faulty stationary fuel tanker with registration number, 11 – GP – 2088 parked on the side of the …

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E/R: Boy,6, Guns Down 4yr-Old Brother

A six-year-old boy has shot dead his four-year-old brother in the head at Somanya in the Eastern Region Thursday. Confirming the incident to Starr News, police commander ASP Isaac Otsin, said the two siblings were playing with a gun belonging to their 70-year-old grandfather, which triggered into the head of …

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No dev’t in Berekum for two decades citizens cry to govt

BY BENJAMIN TANDOH A GROUP calling itself the Berekumman Citizens Association (BCA) has bemoaned the lack of development in the Berekum Municipality in the Brong Ahafo Region. According to the group, the municipality had seen little development in the past two decades, and expressed disgust about the nature of the …

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Railway Company charges walking fee

.At Accra Railway office BY FRANCISCA EMEFA ENCHILL SOME OFFICIALS at the Ghana Railway Company Limited (GRCL) have been caught extorting monies from customers who patronise the railway market in Accra. Any Tom Dick and Harry who visits the market is charged a gate fee before being allowed entry to …

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Swaziland king renames country ‘the Kingdom of eSwatini’

Swaziland’s King Mswati III has announced he is renaming the country as the Kingdom of eSwatini. The monarch announced the official change at Golden Jubilee celebrations for the 50th anniversary of Swazi independence. The celebrations also marked the king’s 50th birthday. The southern African nation is an absolute monarchy. The …

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Interpol arrests Ghanaian millionaire Ibra 1

The police have rounded up a young Ghanaian millionaire Ibrahim Daouda popularly known as Ibra One over allegations of money laundering and fraud. Ibrah One, who flaunts his opulence on social media, allegedly defrauded a friend to the tune of $400, 000 and also being tracked by Interpol over a …

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Ghana ‘Making A Lot Progress’ With Landmark High Speed Rails Project– Dr Thomas Mensah

The Ghanaian inventor who has been pushing for the transformational speed rail system in Ghana says the government has bought into his idea, specifying progressive steps that have been taken to make the project a reality. Dr Thomas Mensah has revealed 45 contractors that presented tenders to take up the …

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