Here are today's newspaper headlines.
12 BANKS WITHDRAW SUPPORT TO BDCS
Twelve major commercial banks in the country have decided to not issue letters of credit (LCs) to Bulk Oil Distribution Companies (BDCs) as a result of the huge debts the BDCs owe the financial institutions.
TWO PARENTS LOSE CASE AGAINST UNIVERSITY OF GHANA
The Human Rights Division of the Accra High Court has dismissed an application filed by the parents of two pupils of the University of Ghana Basic School (UGBS) to restrain the university authorities from restricting access ti roads on the Legon campus.
ASHFOAM STORE IN FLAMES
Residents around Abofu near Achimota in Accra, and passers-by were yesterday taken aback when fire razed down the one-storey building housing an Ashfoam depot at Abofu.
RAWLINGS CONFESSES – I DIDN’T CAMPAIGN FOR MAHAMA
Drama unfolded at the Ridge Office of Mr Jerry John Rawlings yesterday when he denied campaigning for President John Mahama in the 2012 elections, as the leadership of the neo-traditional movement Afrikania Mission called on him.
STARS READY FOR DUMSOR DEMO
The #DumsorMustStop campaign spearheaded by some of the country’s top celebrities to pressurise the John Mahama-led government to fix the continuous energy crisis, popularly called dumsor, is finally hitting the streets.
HOOTING AT NPP VETTING
An embarrassing scene emerged during the opening of the vetting of NPP parliamentary aspirants at Asokwa, Kumasi, in the Ashanti Region on Tuesday.
THE GENERAL TELEGRAPH
18 NPP MPS TO RUN UNOPPOSED IN 3 REGIONS ALONE
As the New Patriotic Party has closed its nominations and begun vetting aspiring parliamentary candidates, a total of 18 sitting legislators are to contest their seats unopposed in three regions.
PHARMACISTS DEMAND REVIEW OF ACT 857 OF PHARMACY COUNCIL LAW
The National Executive Council (NEC) of the Pharmacy Technologies Association Ghana (PTAG) has made a passionate appeal to Parliament to help the association legally recognise and regulate its membership under the Pharmacy Council Law Act 857 of 2013.
THE BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL TIMES
VARSITIES MILK APPLICANTS DRY
Public universities have sworn to make up for the decline in government subvention, and these days anything goes – including charging exorbitantly for online application scratch-cards when most of the applicants do not even get admitted.
BOST GARNERS US$280M SUPPLIER’S CREDIT
Management of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company (BOST) say its transformation agenda has increased its credibility internationally, as it has attracted high value credit lines and partnerships from international petroleum companies.