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PODCAST: Starr Mid-day News- January 18,2017

Making headlines in the Starr Midday News; Governing party  hits back at the opposition NDC over attacks on President Akufo Addo and justifies the plagiarism gaffee. Download and listen to the Starr Mid-day News...

Senior Minister portfolio unlawful – Mahama Ayariga

The Member of Parliament for Bawku Central Mahama Ayariga has stated that the Senior Minister position created by President Akufo-Addo is unconstitutional. In a letter addressed to the President, the former Information minister said Mr....

The Gambia’s Yahya Jammeh’s term extended by parliament

  The Gambia's parliament has extended President Yahya Jammeh's term, which is due to end on Thursday following his defeat in elections, by 90 days. It also approved his decision to declare a 90-day state of...

CARTOON OF THE DAY: Stars in ‘comfortable lead’

The Black Stars of Ghana kicked off their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations campaign in Gabon on a winning note. Andre Ayew gave Ghana the maximum three points from the spot to put the four-time...

2k electoral officials chase EC for unpaid allowances

Two hundred thousand election officials who were engaged by the Electoral Commission (EC) for the conduct of the December 7 presidential and parliamentary elections are yet to be paid their allowances. This is due to...

Parliament pays last respect to late Asantehemaa today

The leadership of Parliament will today be at the Manhyia palace to pay their last respect to the late Asantehemaa Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II, mother of the Asantehene. The delegation led by the...

Mohamed Aboutrika: Egypt adds ex-footballer to terror list

Egypt has added ex-football star Mohamed Aboutrika to a terror list for his alleged links with the banned Muslim Brotherhood, his lawyer says. Mr Aboutrika is accused of financially supporting the Brotherhood, which Egypt considers...

Zimbabwe pastor held over Robert Mugabe death prophecy

A Zimbawean pastor who predicted the death of President Robert Mugabe has been arrested, his lawyer says. Patrick Mugadza announced last week that the 92-year-old head of state would die on 17 October this year. His...

Yahya Jammeh declares state of emergency

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has declared a 90-day state of emergency a day before his official mandate ends. Regional leaders have been unsuccessfully trying to persuade him to hand over power to Adama Barrow, who...

Kenyan women urged to withhold sex in vote drive

A Kenyan MP has asked women to withhold sex from their husbands until they register as voters for the 8 August elections. Mishi Mboko, the women's representative for the coastal city of Mombasa, says it...

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