Here are todays' newspaper headlines.
APOCALYPSE IN ACCRA 5
Flooding, resulting from torrential rains brought Accra to its knees last Wednesday night, with unimaginable loss of lives and destruction of properties.
PRESIDENT DECLARES 3 DAYS OF MOURNING
President John Dramani Mahama has announced three days of national mourning, beginning from next Monday, for the people who lost their lives in the fire and floods which occurred in Accra last Wednesday night.
EXPLOSION KILLS 1300 IN ACCRA FLOODS
Residents of Accra woke up yesterday to the devastating news of several deaths in an explosion at a Kwame Nkrumah Circle filling station which claimed about 200 lives.
2 GRABBED FOR KIDNAPPING
Two young women have been arrested by the Tepa-Abotoase Police in the Volta Region for allegedly kidnapping a three-year-old girl.
GIVE ME BULLDOZER – RAWLINGS
Former President Jerry Rawlings yesterday reminisced about the days when he joined officers and men of the Ghana Armed Forces to save lives and property in times of disaster.
THE GENERAL TELEGRAPH
BUILDINGS STANDING ON WATER COURSES TO BE DEMOLISHED
Following the torrential rains that submerged Accra on Wednesday and an explosion at a fuel station during the flooding that claimed over 100 lives, President John Mahama has announced the government’s resolve to stop the unauthorized construction of buildings on water course.
POLICE OFFICERS COMPLETE INTENSIVE TRAINING ON CYBER SECURITY
Thirty Police (30) offices from the Ashanti regional Police command have graduated from a (3) – day intensive Cyber security Training programme dubbed ePolice Academy 2015. The programme was organised by the Ghana Internet Safety Foundation in partnership with the Christian Service University College (CSUC) and Ghana Police Administration.
BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL TIMES
INSURERS COUNT DISASTER COST
Insurance claims are expected to reach an all time high following the torrential rains that caused fire and flood disaster in the country’s capital, Accra, on Wednesday.
ACCRA FLOODS IMPAIR BUSINESSES
Accra, and other parts of the country, was brought to its knees amidst wailing when the aftermath of Wednesday’s devastating floods became even more visible the morning after.
UNDERTAKING NOW ATTRACTS YOUNG PEOPLE
More young energetic people are gradually moving into undertaking; a duty which had been the preserve of the old.
PEARL AMOAH NYAMEKOR BACK ON THE INTERNATIONAL FRONT
She is one of Ghana’s foremost international beauty queen and an international model whoe career took her to the top of her profession.