Gyan Quits Black Stars

Asamoah Gyan captain of the senior national team, the Black Stars has announced his retirement from the team after 16 years of service to the nation. A statement signed by Gyan and copied to the media said, “I wish to retire from the national team permanently, not pretending my presence would fuel the purported undermining […]


President Akufo-Addo Invites Appiah Over Gyan’s Resignation

Black Stars coach, James Kwasi Appiah, has been summoned to an emergency meeting at the Jubilee House over the sudden resignation of the captain of the senior national team, Asamoah Gyan, on Monday afternoon. Gyan stirred controversy by announcing his unceremonious retirement from the Black Stars via Twitter on Monday at a time Ghanaians were […]


NIA To Relocate Some Registration Centres

The National Identification Authority (NIA) Monday announced that some selected registration centres within the Accra West area would be relocated to new registration centres within a one-kilometre radius. The 115 new centres would commence registration tomorrow, Tuesday, May 14, and end on Saturday, May 25- the same day as all other registration centres in the […]


Activities Of Vigilante Groups Making Democracy Subject Of Mockery — GPCC

The Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council (GPCC) has observed that the activities of vigilante groups were fast making Ghana’s highly acclaimed democracy, as well as gains and strides made since 1992, a subject of mockery in the eyes of the international community. It has, therefore, warned that it would urge its members not to vote […]


Burkina Faso Church Attack: Priest Among Six Killed

Gunmen have killed six people including a priest as Mass was being celebrated in a church in Dablo in northern Burkina Faso, officials say. The attackers, said to number between 20 and 30, then burned down the church. The town’s mayor, Ousmane Zongo, said that there was panic as other buildings were burned down and […]


President Cuts Sod For Redevelopment Of Kumasi Central Market

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has cut the sod for work to commence on the redevelopment of the Kumasi Central Market, the largest open space Market in West Africa. At an impressive ceremony at Kejetia, the central business hub of Kumasi, the President was assisted by the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, and British High […]


Ghana Beyond Aid Strategy Document Launched

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has unveiled the charter and a strategy document which will guide the nation in attaining the Ghana Beyond Aid agenda. He said the essence was to create a nation that would be self-sufficient and prosperous, governed according to the rule of law, respect for human rights and individual liberties as […]


50% Of Public Servants Overpaid – Prof. Adei

The Chairman of the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) Professor Emeritus Steven Adei has indicated that half of Ghanaians working in the public sector do not deserve their salaries. In fact, he insists that a significant number of Ghanaians are overpaid juxtaposing their salaries with their output at work. Speaking on Starr FM, Professor Adei […]


Workers Unions Call For Review Of Labour Laws

Labour unions in the country have called for the urgent review of the current labour laws which they describe as colonial in nature and an affront to the dignity and sweat of the Ghanaian worker. They argued that the prevailing laws did not provide adequate protection for workers in terms of job and income security […]


NIA Begins Mass Registration Exercise For Ghana Card In Accra On Monday

The National Identification Authority (NIA) will begin a mass registration and Ghana Card issuance exercise in the Greater Accra Region from Monday, April 29, 2019, and end on Saturday, July 6, 2019. The region has been divided into two zones: Accra West and Accra East, where registration centres will be opened at specific locations. The […]