The Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has beaten a retreat on his earlier claim that the fall armyworm invasion has been totally defeated. “The fall armyworm is a biological phenomenon. They have been here in Ghana...
Striking nurses at the Pantang Psychiatric Hospital in Accra are turning away new patients after the Chief Executive Officer of the Mental Health Authority  Dr. Akwasi Osei failed to convince them to back down on their ongoing protest. The nurses...
Angel Group of Companies, manufacturers of Adonko Bitters, has apologised for “any untoward developments” leading to the suspension of the product by the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA). The product with batch number 201 allegedly caused the passing out of...
Registered nurses across the country have withdrawn their services from the Out Patient Departments (OPD) of the various public hospitals.The nurses are protesting delays in the payment of their salary arrears by the government.The development comes on the back...
The Chief Executive Officer of the Mental Health Authority, Dr. Akwasi Osei has disclosed that a whooping GHS700, 000 will be needed to effectively run the Accra Psychiatric Hospital monthly.Managers of the hospital on Tuesday began discharging patients from...
Three persons have reportedly died as a result of a cholera outbreak in the Central regional capital Cape Coast.Checks by Starr News’ Central regional correspondent Kwaku Baah-Acheamfour revealed that the cases were recorded at the Ewim Polyclinic and Cape...
The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has announced that palm oil sold in markets across the country is safe for consumption. According to the authority, a market survey it conducted in 10 markets in the Greater Accra Region last November...
A 10-year-old Indonesian boy, Arya Permana, has been put on an emergency diet after doctors warned his extreme obesity is threatening his life. Arya, from the village of Cipurwasari in the Arawang Regency, weighs 192kg – approximately 30 stone. His ballooning...
Aggrieved Community Health nurses are resuming duty today following the resolution of the problems that triggered their industrial action. The Ghana Health service after series of meetings has conceded that the health workers are entitled to study leave after...
Ghana’s former President Jerry John Rawlings has described a publication in the May edition of Africawatch Magazine that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease as a complete falsehood. The story published in the May edition of the controversial...

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