Melbourne plane crash: Five killed as aircraft hits shopping centre

Four US citizens and an Australian pilot have died after their light plane crashed into a shopping centre in Melbourne, Australia. The charter flight appeared to have had a "catastrophic engine failure" shortly after taking...

Trump names Lt Gen HR McMaster as national security adviser

US President Donald Trump has named Lt Gen HR McMaster as his national security adviser. He will replace Lt Gen Michael Flynn who was fired after just three weeks and three days in the job. A...

Tanzania threat to list gay people

The threat to publish the names of suspected homosexuals in Tanzania has been defended by the deputy health minister in a fierce row on Twitter. Homosexual acts are illegal in the East African nation and...

Use smaller gods to swear in state officials – Pete Edochie

Veteran Nigerian Actor, Pete Edochie has suggested that African leaders swear with smaller gods instead of the Bible. The legend who paid a courtesy call on former President JJ Rawlings together with cast from Kofas...

PODCAST:Starr Mid-day News – February 20,2017

The Starr Mid-day News with Naa Dedei Tettey has all the latest in the world of news, download and listen.

Mugabe: Give Trump a chance

President Donald Trump should be given a chance to prove himself, Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe says. He went on to express his support for Mr Trump's America-first policy, saying "America for Americans" and "Zimbabwe for...

Three arrested for attempting to traffic 11 girls to Middle East

A combined team of Police, Bureau of National Investigation (BNI), and the Ghana Immigration Service personnel, have apprehended three people at Agona Swedru for allegedly attempting to traffic 11 girls to Saudi Arabia and...

PODCAST: Morning Starr – February 20,2017

The Morning Starr with Francis Abban has  all you missed on today's discussion on  the confiscation of a  vehicle belonging to the National Democratic Congress' (NDC) Member of Parliament for Sekyere Affram Plains Alex...

PODCAST: The Lounge – February 17, 2017

Download and listen to The Lounge as host Kwaku Sakyi-Addo and his guests discuss the topic: Making Secondary education free, should we? Can we?

PODCAST: Nana Addo’s 100-day tracker – Episode 6

All too soon the Akufo-Addo government is in its sixth week. The week did not end without controversies. The source of funding for the free SHS dominated the headlines. Download and listen to all...