Here are today's newspaper headlines
GOVT PAYS ECG GH¢180M AS DEMANDED BY MCC
As demanded by the Millennium Challenge Compact II, the government of Ghana has begun settling its indebtedness to struggling power distributor the ECG – although the full complement of debt is undergoing an audit.
CASHEW INDUSTRY NEEDS BIG PUSH
The Africa Cashew Alliance (ACA) has urged government to create an enabling environment and policies in the cashew industry to enable it realize its objective of local value addition through processing.
UNION CALLS FOR PROBE INTO NEAR-SINKING OF ‘NANA BESEMUNA’
The Maritime and Dockworkers Union (MDU) of the TUC is calling for investigations into the accident on the Volta Lake that caused the near-sinking of the vessel “Nana Besemuna”.
Gruesome murder; Jilted man rapes and kill girl, slashes others
Zanetor's application thrown out
Ash Police Commander pledges to be neutral
NPP denies wrong-doing
NPP FIGHTS BACK OVER SA SECURITY CAPOS
The NPP says the BNI is overly exaggerating its report on the arrest of the three South African security capos who are providing training for its security details in the country.
ZANETOR THROWN OUT
An Accra high court yesterday struck out a motion filed by lawyers for Dr Zanetor Agyeman Rawlings to dismiss a suit challenging her eligibility as the Klottey Korle Constituency parliamentary candidate for the ruling NDC.
Horror at Hwereso; Man kill girl 17, after raping her
SCRAMBLE FOR ECG; COMPANIES INTERESTED IN CONCESSION JUMPS TO 42
The number of companies that have expressed interest in the private sector participation (PSP) in the ECG has jumped from 33 as of the end of 2015 to 42 companies at March 2, 2016.
TERROR THREATS: GHANA GAS TIGHTENS SECURITY
The Ghana National Gas Company has in the wake of terror threats alert in the West African sub-region, has met with some key security heads in the country to assess threat levels and map out plans and strategies to enhance a collective protection of the nation’s premier gas infrastructure.
3 SA NATIONALS ARE NOT SECURITY THREAT – NPP
The NPP has rubbished claims by some operatives of the ruling NDC and newspaper reports which suggest that the activities of the three South African nationals pose a security threat.
TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS BOOST SECURITY OVER RISING TERROR THREAT
Following reports of recruitment of young people into the swelling ranks of terrorists groups such as ISIS, coupled with the threat of terrorist activity in the sub-region, the Vice-Chancellors Ghana has revealed intentions to boost IT surveillance on the campuses of public universities.
ARRESTED SOUTH AFRICANS WERE TRAINING NPP SECURITY MEN – NPP
The NPP has confirmed the 15 people being trained by three South African ex-police men are part of its security detail, but denied links to any treasonable movtive.
20,000 MINORS REGISTERED IN 2012
A senior research fellow at the Institute of Democratic Governance (IDEG), Dr Kwesi Jonah, has revealed that an estimated 20,000 under age persons managed to register in 2012, despite monitoring of the registration process by political parties and civil society organisations.
DEVELOP YOUR FULL POTENTIAL - NDUOM
President of Groupe Nduom (GN) Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, has charged Ghanaian youth to develop their full potential in order to harness opportunities that would be made available to them by the right leadership.