Here are today's newspaper headlines
DEBT PLEDGES HIT GH¢5.4BN
The tight job market in the country has reportedly sparked an entrepreneurial revolution among young graduates many of whom have turned to self-employment to drive innovation and help to solve one of the country’s major social challenges: unemployment.
BANKS CRAVE MORE LOAN RESTRUCTURING DEALS
Government’s decision to restructure VRA’s debts has been well received by banks in the country which are hoping such arrangements will be made for other state-owned enterprises whose indebtedness have suffocated the operations of the financial institutions, the Bank of Ghana has said.
COURIER INDUSTRY NAGS REGULATOR OVER ILLEGAL OPERATORS
BoG UNDER IMF PRESSURE
The Bank of Ghana has three months to come out with its recapitalization plan for banks in Ghana to avert a deepening of the current instability in the country’s financial sector, Business Finder can reveal.
REDUCE TAX BURDEN – AGI, ICU CRY OUT
The Industrial and Commercial Workers Union (ICU) and the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) have intensified calls on the government to reduce the tax burden on their members.
EC approves 3 and axes Ayariga, Akua Donkor, etc
Supreme Court rebukes EC
Man charged with raping, strangling girl
EC OKAYS 7 DROPS 8 PRESIDENTIAL RACE
The EC has given the green light to seven presidential candidates to contest in the December election.
NDC BOYS ON RAMPAGE AT ODODODIODIOO
Angry members of the NPP in the Odododiodioo constituency in Accra yesterday besieged the Jamestown Police Station demanding the immediate release of three of their members – Teddy Moore, Nii Koodi and another young man whose name was only given as Prince.
TRUMP STUNS WORLD
The world was in denial of Donald Trump presidency in the United States. Many thought his race for the White House was a joke, but 2a.m. yesterday, that dream had become a reality.
7 ON BALLOT AFTER EC CLEARED 3 MORE
Another major hurdle has been cleared for the conduct of the December 7 elections as the seven qualified presidential candidates yesterday picked their positions on the presidential ballot paper.
PURC BLAMES POWER COMPANIES FOR OUTAGES
The PURC has reprimanded the power utility companies for failing to adequately address unplanned power outages being experienced by customers in parts o the country.