NEWS HEADLINES(14/06/16)

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TUESDAY JUNE 14 ,2016

✔TODAY

NAVY OFFICERS ANGRY AT LACK OF LOGISTICS TO FIGHT BOAT DISASTERS

Navy officers who are deployed to various places along the Black Volta River to check overloading on boats are fuming with anger. The anger of the navy officers stems from the fact that central government has failed in providing them with basic logistics, resources and structures to aid them.

8 KILLED IN CENTRAL REGION FLOODS

The death toll in the Central Regional flood disaster has risen to eight. Regional Coordinator of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), Mr Sandy Amartey, confirmed the deaths to the media on Monday, June 13, 2016.

461, 013 WRITE BECE

2016 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) yesterday began nationwide. About 461, 013 candidates from 14, 267 public and private Junior High Schools (JHS) in the country are expected to take part in the week-long examination which is expected to end on Friday, June 17, 2016.

✔THE FINDER

GHANA-INDIA TRADE TO RISE FROM $3BN TO $5BN BY 2020

Total bilateral trade between Ghana and India between 2015 and 2016 has reached $3 billion in favour of Ghana, Indian authorities in Ghana have revealed.

NATIONAL SOCIAL PROTECTION POLICY LAUNCHED

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has launched a National Social Protection Policy to mitigate vulnerabilities, close the inequality gap and ensure total inclusive for all Ghanaians.

GAWU KICKS AGAINST 12.5 % TAX ON AGRO-PROCESSING ENTERPRISES

The General Agricultural Workers Union (GAWU) has described a newly introduced 12.5% Corporate Tax on agro-processing enterprises in rural areas by the government as unwarranted and inimical to the development of agriculture in the country.

WAEC SHOULD NOT FAIL GHANA THIS TIME AROUND – ADWOA SAFO

MP for Dome/Kwabenya, Madam Sarah Adwoa Safo has challenged the government and the West African Examination Council (WAEC) to put in place stringent measures to curtail the unbridled examination leakages and malpractices that have hit the Ghanaian society over the last couple of years.

✔DAILY GUIDE

HOW ALAN WAS ROBBED – THE INSIDE STORY

Details are emerging on how some suspected armed robbers in the early hours of Saturday attacked and robbed Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen, a former New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential aspirant, at his West Land residence in Accra.

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AYARIGA HOLDS ‘KIDS’ CONGRESS

It was an interesting sight to behold when Hassan Ayariga and his All People’s Congress (APC) held its first national delegates’ congress yesterday.

AFOKO LAWYER GRILLED

The lawyer testifying as witness on behalf of suspended New Patriotic Party (NPP) chairman, Paul Afoko, yesterday admitted that Mr Afoko’s suit was not based on express provisions of the party’s constitution.

NACOB BEGS FOR TIME OVER NAYELE ‘HOUSES’

The Narcotic Control Board (NACOB) has asked for time to file an affidavit in opposition to claims by Akua Adubofour, mother of Ruby Adu-Gyamfi aka Nayele Ametefe, in the case in which the woman is battling the state over two confiscated houses purportedly belonging to her daughter.

BOY, 13, COMMITS SUICIDE

The Airport District Police in Accra are investigating the circumstance under which a 13-year-old boy allegedly ended his life by hanging a few hours after returning from school.

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