Tuesday, June 18, 2019

CARTOON OF THE DAY: The Rawlings snub

Accra mayor Alfred Oko Vanderpuije is trending on social media following a drama which unfolded at the premises of the Parliament House in Accra when former President JJ Rawlings ‘snubbed’ him. The MP-elect for Ablekuma...

US adds Bin Laden’s son to terror list

Hamza bin Laden, a son of Osama bin Laden, has been officially designated a global terrorist by the United States. Hamza, who is now in his late 20s, was named an official member of al-Qaeda...

Leicester winger Mahrez named Africa’s best player

Leicester forward Riyad Mahrez has won the Confederation of African Football's player of the year award. The 25-year-old Algerian, who inspired Leicester to the Premier League title, is already the PFA Player of the Year...

Gov’t pays Black Queens over $13k each

Twenty-three members of the Black Queens have each received $13,000 from the Sports Ministry as part payment of their outstanding winning bonuses over a period of six years. A total amount of $25,000 over the...

Mahama was “candle in the wind” – Mzbel

Controversial hip life musician, Mzbel, has described President John Mahama as a "candle in the wind". A few minutes after President Mahama delivered his final State of the Nation Address, the “16 years" hit maker...

Caf president Issa Hayatou referred to Egyptian prosecutors

Confederation of African Football president Issa Hayatou has been referred to Egyptian prosecutors for investigation over allegedly abusing his position. At issue is a deal awarding the broadcast rights to several African football tournaments to...

2016 elections: Perspectives, intrigues and resolve

It usually comes across to many as a grueling process; the intensity, absolutely critical; the stakes, ever so high; the resolve permanently present and the outcome, so elusive to all. Election is a critical...

I’ve done my best – Mahama

President John Mahama has given himself high marks as he packs out of office on January 7, 2017. Addressing Parliament on Thursday, Mahama told the lawmakers he had “good intention” for Ghana and believes he...

PODCAST: Starr Mid-Day News Jan. 5, 2017

Download and listen to all you missed on President Mahama's last state of the nation address on the Starr Mid-day News plus other news making headlines with Abena Owusu Nyamekye.

Full speech: Mahama’s last SONA

President John Mahama on Thursday delivered his final State of the Nation Address describing his tenure as the commander in chief of Ghana's armed forces as "a worthwhile journey." “…And let me seize the opportunity...

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