📰NEWHEADLINES📰 05-07-2016 👇

💥 DAILY GUIDE

⚡SACK KOJO BONSU

The Kumasi Traditional Council (KTC) has asked
President John Mahama to sack Kumasi
Metropolitan Authority (KMA) Chief Executive,
Kojo Bonsu, accusing him of showing gross
disrespect to them.

⚡29 PROSTITUTES NABBED IN ACTION

Twenty-nine suspected prostitutes, including four
males believed to be their clients, have been
arrested by the police in a swoop conducted last
Saturday dawn at Taifa, Kwabenya and its
environs, all suburbs of Accra.

⚡JB KILLERSS FIGHT OVER AGE

Defence lawyer in the trial of the two persons
over the death of Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu,
the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of
Parliament (MP) for Abuakwa North in the Eastern Region, is battling the prosecution for a copy of the medical report regarding the age of his client.

⚡NDC BOYS DRAGGED TO COURT

Salifu Maase, popularly known as Mugabe, of Muntie FM fame has been dragged to the Supreme Court for contempt of court.

⚡EC HOT OVER NHIS REGISTER

Lawyers for the plaintiffs in the suit brought
against the Electoral Commission (EC) headed by Charlotte Osei have filed a motion in opposition to the 56, 000 names of persons who used the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) cards as
a means of identification to register prior to the
2012 elections.

💥 FINDER

⚡NATIONAL ID HOLDS THE KEY – SUPREME COURT,NDPC AFFIRM

The need for a credible and reliable multipurpose
national identification system comprising the
relevant data and communication infrastructure
that would answer to most of our national needs,whether for electoral, planning or developmental
or other purposes, is greater than before.

⚡NPP HEAVY WEIGHTS STORM AXIM

Leading members of the opposition New Patriotic
Party (NPP) yesterday stormed Axim, the capital
of Nzema East Municipality in the Western Region
to launch the party’s campaign.

⚡ADWOA SAFO TO SHAKE DOME/KWABENYA

Sarah Adwoa Safo, New Patriotic Party (NPP)
Member of Parliament for the Dome/Kwabenya
Constituency, will tomorrow kick start an
aggressive campaign for change in her
constituency, to showcase the message of hope that the party is bringing to bear on the hearts and mind of Ghanaians.

⚡VRA OWES GHANA GAS OVER $350M

Dr George Adjah-Sipa Yankey, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana National Gas Company (GNGC), says the Volta River Authority is indebted to the Gas Company to the tune of over $350 million for the supply of lean gas for power generation.

💥DAILY GRAPHIC

⚡BOON TO POWER CONSUMERS AS GOVT PROVIDES GHC$300M SUBSIDIES

Following massive public outcry against high
electricity tariffs, the government, after extensive consultation with all stakeholders in the power sector, has provided some reliefs by way of subsidies to all customers of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG).

⚡EFFUTU MUNICIPALITY STEPS UP EFFORTS TO
ADDRESS TEENAGE PREGNANCY

The Effutu Municipal Education Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES) has stepped up efforts to tackle what it describes as the increasing cases of teenage pregnancy among school children in the municipality, since 2010.

⚡PARLIAMENT MAY SIT MONDAYS, SATURDAYS

The Chairman of the Subsidiary Legislation
Committee of Parliament, Mr O.B. Amoah, says
Parliament may have to sit on Mondays and
Saturdays to ensure that the Constitutional
(Amendment) Bill, 2016 matures to pave the way
for the conduct of the general election in
November this year, instead of December.

⚡GOVT, JUDICIAL COUNCIL, JUDGES CONDEMN TWO RADIO PANELLIST

The government, the Judicial Council and the
Association of Magistrates and Judges of Ghana(AMJG) have condemned utterances by two political commentators who threatened judges of
the superior courts with death.

💥 DAILY HERITAGE

⚡USE PANELISTS WHO THREATENED JUDGES AS SCAPEGOATS – GJA

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has
called on the National Media Commission and
the National Communication Authority to investigate the alleged threat against judges by
panelists of a discussion program on Montie FM,
an Accra-based radio station.

⚡WOMEN ATTACK AKUFO-ADDO OVER KEN
AGYEPONG’S SEX FOR JOB COMMENT

A pressure group in the Eastern Region,
Concerned Women of Eastern Region, has
described as shocking, the silence of the
flagbearer of the opposition New Patriotic Party(NPP), Nana Addo Akufo-Addo over Assin Central Member of Parliament (MP),Kennedy Agyepong’s sex for job comment against the chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs Charlotte Osei.

⚡NPP ACTIVIST THROWS MUD AT PARTY

A youth activist of the opposition New Patriotic
Party (NPP), Charles McCarthy has described the internal squabbles in the NPP as “self-inflicted”
and blamed such happenings on the “poor
leadership” being exhibited by the leadership of the party.

⚡ASUOGYAMAN UNDER SIEGE – DCE

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Asuogyaman in the Eastern Region has said the parliamentary
seat currently occupied by the opposition New
Patriotic Party (NPP) is under “siege” and will
soon be snatched by the National Democratic
Congress (NDC).

💥GRAPHIC BUSINESS

⚡BoG WARNS BANKS ABOUT RISING BAD LOANS

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has warned commercial
banks to step up their loan recovery efforst and
tighten credit risk management practice. The central bank has also cautioned banks to
minimise their exposure to the energy sector in a
bid to further improve the asset quality of the
banking industry and reduce losses from non-
performing loans.

⚡GHANA TO IMPORT LNG NEXT YEAR

Ghana expects to start importing liquefied natural gas (LNG) early next year, the Chief Executive of Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC),Mr Alex Mould, said on Monday, July 04, adding that it was in discussion with a range of traders.

⚡POOR ATTITUDE OF WORKERS AFFECTING
BUSINESS GROWTH

The poor and negative attitude among workers
has been identifed as one of the major factors
that hamper the growth of indigenous business.

⚡GOLD FIELDS TO INVEST US$2.5BN OVER 11YRES

Although a requirment for renewal under the
agreement, US$2.5 billion new investment is
needed to help stimulate growth in the Tarkwa
operations and revive the Damang Mine, where
growth has stagnated over the past five years due to challenges with rising cost of production vis-a-vis declining gold prices.

ⓒ PEMTSIKATA NEWS

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