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. [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

AFCON 2017: Amartey, Partey start against Uganda

Coach Avram Grant has named Daniel Amartey and Thomas Partey in his starting line up to face Uganda in their [...]

PODCAST: Starr Mid-day News – January 17, 2017

Making headlines in the Starr mid-day news; one shot at Asantehemaa’s funeral at Manhyia among others. For more download and [...]

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Osafo Marfo, Kan-Dapaah start ministerial vetting Friday

Parliament’s Appointment Committee will on Friday vet Senior Minister-designate Yaw Osafo Marfo, National Security Minister-designate Albert Kan-Dapaah, Finance Minister-designate Ken [...]