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Director of Fisheries inspects James Town Fishing Harbour Complex

THE DIRECTOR of Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development Prof Francis K. E Nunoo has paid a working visit to the construction site of the James Town Fishing Harbour Complex in Accra on Monday.   Prof Nunoo together with the Chairman of the Premix Committee Mr Nii Lante Bannerman had time to engage …

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Over 400k teachers to be sacked

THE GHANA National Council of Private Schools (GHNACOPS) has warned that over 400,000 untrained teachers are set to be laid off come September 2019, if government insists on the teacher licensing. Government last year through the Ghana Education Service (GES) introduced compulsory teacher Licencing Exams. The move, according to the GES, …

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GHS to begin recruitment of nurses on Feb 27

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH |  THE GHANA Health Service has announced it will begin the recruitment of community health nurses from Wednesday February 27, 2019. This comes after the nurses challenged claims by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo that his government has recruited nurses in his state of the nation address in parliament last Thursday. …

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NDC doesn’t have vigilante groups –Ningo-Prampram MP

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH | THE NATIONAL Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampram, Sam George has told the  Short Commission of inquiry investigating the violent incident that occurred at the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election that the NDC does not own vigilante groups. Mr George told the three-member Commission that the NDC as a …

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Rawlings congratulates Mahama

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH | FORMER PRESIDENT JJ Rawlings has congratulated John Dramani Mahama for emerging winner in the presidential primaries of the National Democratic Congress (NDC). Former President Mahama polled 213,487 votes representing 95.23% of the total votes cast to beat the six other contestants to become the leaderr of the NDC going into the …

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Ayawaso violence: I didn’t arrive with 15 motorbikes – Sam George

The NDC Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram, Sam George, has dismissed claims by the National Security Minister that he arrived at the La Bawaleshie polling station during the by-election with 15 men on motorbikes. The claims had earlier been made by the National Security Minister, Albert Kan Dapaah and …

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Plots to disrupt NDC polls uncovered – Vanderpuye

FORMER YOUTH and Sports Minister Nii Lante Vanderpuye on Friday said the hierarchy of the NDC has picked up information, disclosing of plans to disrupt its flag bearership elections. Speaking to Starr News ahead of the election slated for Saturday, February 23 Vanderpuye said: “We have picked up some intel about …

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Akufo-Addo cautions soldiers against Ponzi Schemes

PRESIDENT NANA Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has made a passionate plea to members of the Ghana Armed Forces to be mindful of their investment choices describing as unrealistic investment offers that promise high returns. The President made the appeal when he addressed Service Chiefs, Officers and Staff of the Ghana Armed Forces …

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NDC Polls: Mahama is winning by 93% – Vanderpuye

FORMER PRESIDENT John Dramani Mahama is winning the opposition National Democratic Congress’ flagbearership election by a whopping 93%, former Youth and Sports Minister Nii Lante Vanderpuye has said. The NDC is heading to the polls Saturday February 23 to elect a flagbearer ahead of the 2020 elections. Mahama is battling six …

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New street sweepers will not put sanitation workers out of business – Dr Agyepong

BY RAMSON ACQUAH-HAYFORD THE EXECUTIVE Chairman of the Jospong Group of Companies, of which Zoomlion is a member, Dr Joseph Siaw Agyepong, has said that the introduction of ten new mechanized sweepers into the country by Zoomlion will only help enhance the duties of sanitation workers rather than make them …

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