Here are today's newspaper headlines
NO MORE EC STRONG ROOM
The Electoral Commission’s ‘strong room’ which serves as collation centre before election results are announced, may no longer be in existence for the next general elections.
3 KILLED IN ROBBERY ATTACK
Three people, including a 12-year-old boy, were killed on Friday evening and Saturday morning in a terrifying robbery attack on a section of the Kofiase-Krobo road in the Ashanti Region.
NPP RESURRECTS DEAD PARTIES RESURRECT
The New Patriotic Party’s petition to the Electoral Commission on the voter register leading to the holding of stakeholders’ meeting last week, suddenly led to the resurrection of comatose political parties.
ID CRISIS, THREAT TO PEACE
There are fears that the identity crisis facing the country due to the lack of a credible register of all Ghanaians to serve as the singular reference source is a recipe for chaos, especially election-related violence.
102 TEACHERS IN BRONG AHAFO CAUGHT USING FAKE CERTIFICATES
Out of a total of 144 fake teachers caught by the Ghana Education Service (GES) either using someone’s certificate or a forged certificate, 102 of them work in the Brong Ahafo Region.
EC DENIES IT USED 2 REGISTERS IN 2012
The Electoral Commission has dismissed assertions by the New Patriotic Party that there were two registers used in the 2012 general elections.
MINISTRY OF EDUCATION TO GET TOUGH WITH SCHOOLS CHARGING UNAUTHORISED FEES
A Deputy Minister of Education, Alex Kyeremeh, has warned educational institutions that the ministry would not accept additional levying of students outside the standardised fees.
DAWA INDUSTRIAL PARK BEGINS WITH $80M POWER PROJECT
To give industrialists a reason to invest in the upcoming Dawa Industrial Park near Ada in the Greater Accra Region, LMI Holdings – the company that owns the project – has held a ground breaking ceremony to begin construction of what will become Ghana’s largest power sub-station near the site.
SINOPEC READY TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR SECOND PHASE OF GAS PROJECT
Chinese oil giant Sinopec International Petroleum Service Corporation has made an offer for government to allow it to begin the next phase of the Ghana Western Corridor Gas Infrastructure Development Project, as it is confident it has the capacity to pre-finance and ensure early completion of the project.
BUSINESS COMMUNITY MUST HELP AGRIC SECTOR – KOFI ANNAN
Former United Nations Secretary of General, Kofi Annan has urged the private sector to show interest in the agricultural sector by supporting it with the appropriate and needed technology.