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    ECG staff to sue over ‘privatisation’

    The Public Utility Workers Union (PUWU), the mother body of staff of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), is threatening legal action against government over its intended move to give out the power distributor on a 25-year concession. According to the union, the current concession agreement did not make provision[…]

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    Praise us over sex scene – Tracy Boakye

    Actress Tracy Boakye who has earned a heavy load of insults and criticisms for a sex scene in her movie Devil Between My Legs ever since it premiered in April this year believes she deserves praise instead. The actress who is being accused of having real sex with actor Samuel Ofori, who[…]

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    South Korea proposes rare military talks with North Korea

    South Korea has proposed holding military talks with the North, after weeks of heightened tension following Pyongyang’s long-range missile test. If they were to go ahead, they would be the first high-level talks since 2015. A senior official said talks should aim to stop “all hostile activities that raise military[…]

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    U.S. seeks to recover $144m in Nigeria oil industry bribery case

    The U.S. Justice Department on Friday filed a lawsuit seeking to recover assets that include a $50 million Manhattan apartment and an $80 million yacht that it said were bought using money generated from a scheme to pay millions of dollars in bribes to a former Nigerian oil minister. The[…]

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    Extend IMF programme – CSOs

    The Civil Society Organisations Platform has called for the extension of the country’s programme with the IMF, saying it  will best serve the nation’s interest since it will allow for better implementation of the structural reforms. Dr. Godfred Alufar Bokpin, a Lecturer at the University of Ghana Business School, said[…]

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    Help deepen financial inclusion – BoG to Direct S&L

    The Governor of the Central Bank, Dr. Ernest Addison, has charged Direct Savings and Loans to help deepen financial inclusion in Ghana. He tasked the financial institution to introduce innovative and tailor made products to meet the financial needs of its customers. He was speaking at the official launch of[…]

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    Ed Sheeran sings in Game of Thrones cameo

    Ed Sheeran has appeared as a soldier in Game of Thrones. The pop star sings, and speaks briefly, during his cameo in the episode, which aired early this morning. Titled Dragonstone, it’s the first episode of the seventh series of the US fantasy TV show. The 26-year old’s performance has[…]

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    Gyan commissions Accra Aca ‘Wembley’ pitch July 18

    Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan, is set to commission the ultra-modern artificial- pitch at his alma mater Accra Academy Senior High School tomorrow, July 18, 2017. The modern football pitch which was started some months ago will witness an official opening with great football legends gracing the occasion on the[…]

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    Wakaso joins Deportivo Alaves

    Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has joined Spanish side Deportivo Alaves after signing a three year deal. The Ghanaian makes a return to the Spanish La Liga from Greek side Panathinaikos after both parties sorted out contract issues amicably, Starr News has gathered. The 9th placed team in last season’s La[…]

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    I can play till 40 years- Federer

    Buoyed by his record-setting eighth Wimbledon title, Roger Federer warned rivals Monday that he could play until he’s 40, spearheading a late-life era of supremacy alongside Rafael Nadal. Federer eased past injury-hit Marin Cilic to become the oldest Wimbledon men’s champion of the modern era on Sunday, breaking the tie[…]

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