NEWS HEADLINES (03/05/16)

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Date: 03-05-2016

•Daily Guide

√BLOOD IS THICKER: JJ KIDS DUMP NDC

Two daughters of former President John Rawlings, founder of the ruling NDC, appear to have dumped the party and pitched camp with their mother’s National Democratic Party (NDP)

√FEMALE ROBBER NABBED

The Mile 7 District Police have apprehended a female prostitute who is alleged to be part of a gang that has been robbing pedestrians at the Dome market area in Accra.

•Finder

√NOV 7 POLLS: DANGER LOOMS

The Centre for Democratic Development Ghana says violence is likely to mar the November general elections if authorities fail to crack down heavily on perpetrators of reported violence in the ongoing limited registration exercise.

√TUC TO POLITICAL PARTIES: HOW ILL YOU TURN ECONOMY AROUND?

The Trades Union Congress has asked all political parties to tell Ghanaians what policies they will use to turn Ghana’s economic situation around should they win the November 7 elections.

√TOR DUMPS PETROSAUDI DEAL

The Tema Oil Refinery will no longer need a foreign strategic partner to turn around the fortunes of the refinery, Mr Kingsley Kwame Awuah Darko, acting Managing Director of the refinery, has hinted.

•Business Day

√GHANAIANS AMONG DUBAI’S TOP PROPERTY BUYERS

More wealthy Ghanaians are investing in Dubai property, encouraging a growing number of property companies from Dubai who are using Ghana as their destination to target buyers across West Africa, especially Nigeria.

√CANCER-CAUSING PALM OIL HITS MARKETS

Last week was another sad moment for the Ghanaian consumer as Sudan IV dye a dangerous cancer-causing chemical, was reported to have been found in some samples of palm oil (dzomi) collected from identified markets in the Volta Region.

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•Daily Graphic

√TOR COMES ALIVE; MAKES PROFIT FIRST IN 7 YEARS

The Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) has begun showing signs of profitability after seven years in the doldrums.

•Today

√WONTUMI HOT FOR ASSAULTING

Ashanti Regional Chairman of the opposition NPP, Bernard Antwi-Boasiako, known in political circles as “Chairman Wontumi” was reported to have allegedly assaulted some members of his party who were monitoring the ongoing limited registration exercise.