Here are today's newspaper headlines.
LABOUR TO RESIST GOVERNMENT
Labour has served notice that it will resist conditionalities in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout programme that will make Ghanaians worse off.
ICU CALLS FOR SUMMIT ON ‘DUMSOR’
The Industrial and Commercial Workers’ Union (ICU) has called for a national summit to find lasting solutions to the worsening rolling power cuts (dumsor)
NEW EC BOSS: MAHAMA WILL NOT BOW TO PRESSURE – ASIEDU NKETIA
General Secretary of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia has rubbished calls for a broader consultation in choosing a new Commissioner for the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana.
DUMSOR BARGE COMING
Engineers working on the two power ships earmarked to help solve the power crisis that has bedeviled the nation are poised to complete the project on time.
NEW TWIST IN PASTOR’S WIFE DEATH
It has emerged that Pastor Eric Isaiah Adusah of the United Kingdom-based global Light Revival Ministers implicated in the death of his British wife may not be the last person to have entered the room of the deceased.
CORRUPTION LEVEL ALARMING – PROF YANKAH
The president of Central University College, Prof Kwesi Yankah has stated that the Mahama-led National Democratic Congress (NDC) government has lost the fight against corruption.
BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL TIMES
SMES FEAR COLLAPSE IMF BAILOUT PROGRAMME
Some Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) in the country feel threatened by some of the conditionalities under the IMF bailout programme.
STATE HOUSING COMPANY SAGA – COMMITTEE IMPLICATES EX-MD
A committee set-up to investigate allegations of financial malfeasance against Dr. Mark Nii Akwei Ankrah, the former Managing Director of State Housing Company Limited (SHC), has indicted him after weeks of investigations, sources close to the Committee have revealed.
THE GENERAL TELEGRAPH
JUVENILE PROSTITUTES, CRIMINALS INVADE KEJETIA BUS TERMINAL
The Kejetia Bus terminal in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region has now been turned into a den for prostitutes and criminals.
MCE COURTS PARTY MEMBERS TO PREVENT PLANS TO CALL FOR HIS REMOVAL
The Kwahu West Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Dr Alex Obeng Somuah, who has been accused of neglecting the rank and file of the party members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has managed to turn the tables to his favour.
THE NEW STATEMAN
FULL REPORT OF EC REFORMS COMMITTEE
The New Statesman can exclusively reveal that the 45-page report by the 10-member Electoral Reforms Committee recommends some significant changes to the electoral process in Ghana, while ignoring completely some core demands by political parties and civil society at large.
BOST MONEY FOR MAHAMA 2016 CAMPAIGN
Workers of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transport have expressed complete doubt about the ability and readiness of President John Mahama to set up any committee of inquiry to probe the alleged mismanagement, financial improprieties and corruption being perpetrated by their Managing Director Kingsley Kwame Awuah-Darko, and making the report public.