Here are today's newspaper headlines
IMF SPEAKS; ASKS GHANA TO STRICTLY IMPLEMENT MEASURES FOR BAILOUT
The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Ms Christine Lagarde, has stated that what Ghana needs now to restore its economic health is strict implementation of the measures agreed under the new IMF programme.
MOVES TO GIVE LEGAL BACKING TO CODES OF CONDUCT
The President, John Mahama has announced the commencement of action to give legal backing to the various codes of conduct for political appointees and public officials.
POLICE INVESTIGATE KIDNAPPING SEXUAL ASSAULT OF RADIO PRESENTER
The Takoradi District Police Command has commenced investigations into the alleged kidnapping and sexual assault of a Takoradi based-radio presenter
5 GANG RAPE RADIO GIRL
A female YFM presenter who was allegedly kidnapped and raped by five persons in Takoradi appears to be regaining consciousness.
DRAMA AT MINISTERS’ VETTING
The deputy minister-designate for Defence, Kenneth Gilbert Adjei, was asked by the Minority leader, Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu, during the vetting of the former yesterday as to whether he has any relationship with the first lady, Lordina Mahama.
ZITA MAD OVER SA POSTING
Zita Sarbah Okaikoi Ghana’s Ambassador to the Czech Republic threw diplomatic decorum to the woods when she launched a verbal tirade on Bright Simons, one of Ghana’s foremost technology innovators, on social media platform, Facebook.
The General Telegraph
REGISTRAR GENERAL TO CLOSE DOWN INACTIVE COMPANIES
The Registrar General’s Department has said it will soon strike out the names of businesses whose owners have failed to undertake the compulsory annual renewal of their registration with the department.
JUSTICE ATUGUBA STIRS CONTROVERSY IN GBA
Following the government’s successful launch of ‘Campus Connect’ at the Tamale Campus of the University for Development Studies (UDS) on March 31, 2015, the Ashanti regional edition has taken place.
Business and Financial Times
SHYLOCKS TAKE OVER AGRIC FINANCING
The Ghana Trade and Livelihood Coalition (GTLC) has expressed worry over the control of agric financing by Shylocks, which they say has exposed farmers to exploitation.
VALCO SHUTDOWN NOT SOLUTION TO CRISIS – OTENG-GYASI
Dr Tony Oteng-Gyasi, Chief Executive Officer of Tropical Cables and Conductors Limited, has spoken up against proposals advanced by the Volta River Authority (VRA) for government to consider shutting down VALCO to mitigate impacts of the current energy crisis.