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September Inflation drops

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has announced that inflation rate for September 2017 has dropped to 12.2 per cent, from the 12.3 per cent recorded in August. The Deputy Government Statistician, Anthony Amusu, speaking at a press…

Ghana to pay $400m for cancelling power agreements

Ghana will be paying over $400 million for cancelling some Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) signed by the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) in the heat of the power crises during the John Mahama administration. Following a review of some…

Abolish tax on sanitary pads – Activists

Gender activists are appealing to the government to abolish taxes on sanitary pads as the world marks International Day of the Girl Child (Day of the Girl) today, October 11, 2017. Sanitary pads attract 20% import tax levy in Ghana under…

Bauxite Brouhaha: Exton Cubic sues Amewu

Beleaguered mining firm, Exton Cubic Group Limited has sued Lands and Natural resources minister John Peter Amewu over the revocation of their mining license. Exton Cubic’s license for their Nyinahini bauxite concession was withdrawn by the…

Lucy Quist leaves Airtel Ghana

Airtel Ghana’s CEO, Lucy Quist, is leaving the company to pursue personal interests out-side the company, Starrfmonline.com can confirm. A short note to her followers on her Facebook page and her website confirms her planned exit. Portions…