NEWS HEADLINES(02/06/16)

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📰News Headlines📰
  02-06-2016 By 👇

💥DAILY GUIDE

⚡NPP CHAIRMAN SHOT DEAD

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) polling station
chairman for Aputuogya DA Primary in the
Bosomtwe Constituency of the Ashanti Region has
been gruesomely murdered by gunmen who reportedly invaded his home at Abuontem
Tuesday around 7:30 pm.

⚡I DON’T HAVE PARKINSON’S – RAWLINGS FUMES

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has parried a report by Africawatch magazine that he has the
dreaded Parkinson’s disease.

⚡COCOBOD BLOWS MILLIONS

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of
Parliament (MP) for Kwadaso and ranking
member of the Food, Agriculture and Cocoa
Affairs Committee, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has
questioned why the Ghana Cocoa Board
(Cocobod) could spend so much on just fertilizer,
pesticides and rehabilitation of cocoa farms -which together is almost twice the amount of GHc484.3 million budgeted for the whole food and agriculture ministry this year.

💥 TODAY

⚡SACK NAVY OFFICERS NOW! – VOLTA CHIEFS
DEMAND

Chiefs and people of Torgor-Dzemeni in the Kpeve District of the Volta Region have demanded the immediate sacking of four nay officers from the
area.

⚡TEMA SHIPYARD AGAIN!

Aggrieved members of the Senior Staff
Association (SSA) and Junior Staff Association of Maritime and Dockworkers Union (MDU) of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) of PSC Tema Shipyard Limited have petitioned President John
Dramani Mahama over what they describe as
gross mismanagement” of the company by the
Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mr Ahmed Ali
Tunde, and the board members.

💥NEW STATESMAN

⚡KILLER ELECTRICITY TARIFFS – ECG BLAMES
MAHAMA TAXES – NOT METERS

The Electricity Company of Ghana is blaming the
recent huge electricity tariffs on the taxes
imposed by the Mahama government, as well as
the withdrawal of subsidies forced by the
International Monetary Fund.

⚡NPP TAKES IGP TO TASK OVER RAID AT PARTY
HEADQUARTERS

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) is demanding the
outcome of investigations into a dawn raid at its
headquarters last year from the Inspector General of Police, John Kudalor.

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💥 BUSINESS FINDER

⚡ECONOMY: INVESTOR CONFIDENCE DWINDLES – AS BOND SALES WOBBLE

Ghana’s fiscal challenges continue to impact
negatively on its creditworthiness as investors shun debt instruments sold by government in its
bid to raise funds to retire maturing debts.

⚡INCOMES UNDER FURTHER THREAT AS INFLATION
SOARS

Consumers’ real incomes are set to decline
significantly following threats of further inflation
hikes, Accra based Research firm, InvestCorp has
said.

⚡PETROLEUM LAWS MUST PUNISH CORRUPT OFFICIALS – ACEP

The Africa Center for Energy Policy (ACEP), an
energy focused Think-Tank has called on oil and gas producing countries in Africa to incorporate
anti-corruption clauses in their petroleum laws
and contracts to improve accountability and avert
the wastage of oil resources.

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