Tuesday, June 18, 2019

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...

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...

CARTOON OF THE DAY: ‘Onaapo’ excursion at Flagstaff House

President John Mahama took president-elect Nana Akufo-Addo on a familiarisation tour of the Flagstaff House, seat of government on Wednesday. The duo took a walk through the various offices of the buoyant edifice, which was...

Coffee vs. Tea: Is One Better for Your Health?

A hot cup of coffee can perk you up in the morning. A soothing cup of tea can help you relax after a stressful day. And the latest research about the health benefits of...

Opinion: John Kufuor is behind NPP’s return

To the global community Ghana has chalked another success in its democratic journey by effecting a change of government through the ballot box rather than through its previous regular resort to the barrel of...

Opinion: No joy yet in NDC’s choice of Minority Leader

With the current majority leader of parliament, Alban Bagbin, all but set to move up to the deputy speakership, the newly minority must now find from among their fold, a new leader. Mr Bagbin leaves...

PODCAST: Morning Starr – January 4, 2017

The Morning Starr with Bernard Nasara Saibu has all you need to know in news trending and happenings in and around the world, download and listen to today's edition.

Dodging “land mines” on the beach of Chorkor

In the sweltering afternoon on the beach of Chorkor, a slum along the Atlantic Coast of Ghana, two playful boys were competing in a race; breathing uncontrollably. The front runner, with short legs that...

Joshua Alabi – A rare gem retires

Last Friday was indeed an emotional and memorable moment for staff and students of the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) formerly known as the Institute of Professional Studies (IPS), Legon. It was a special...

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