NEWS HEADLINES (04/10/16)

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​📰 *Todays front pages*📰
_Tuesday, October 4, 2016_
💥 *DAILY GUIDE*
*_I NEVER PAID SHATTA WALE – SAYS MINISTER_*
Roads and Highways Minister, Inusah Fuseini, yesterday said he never paid dancehall musician,
Shatta Wale to perform at his campaign launch
in Tamale on Saturday.
*_COP KILLED ON DUTY_*
A police officer attached to the Special Weapons and Tactics Unit (SWAT) headquarters
has reportedly been shot dead by a gang of armed robbers who stormed the premises of
Polytank Limited on the Spintex road, near Coca
Cola Bottling Company Ltd in Accra yesterday
dawn.
*_NPP MANIFESTO TAKES SHAPE_*
Preparations towards the much-anticipated
manifesto launch of the NPP appear to be gathering momentum.
*_BACHELOR MURDERS MOM, MAID_*
Residents of Oforikrom in the Suhum municipality
of the Eastern Region were Monday morning
thrown into a state of shock when one Michael
Agyare, currently at large, allegedly killed his mother, Doris Tetteh, 59 years old and a maid, Mary Addo, 20, in cold blood.
💥 *B&FT*
*_MTN TO LIST ON GSE_*
MTN Ghana has commenced moves to offload
some of its shares, possibly 35 percent to mostly local investors on the Ghana Stock Exchange.
*_EUROBONDS HAVE COME TO STAY – TERKPER_*
The Finance Minister, Seth Terkper, has stated that the decision to raise capital through the issuance of international bonds, otherwise known as Eurobond, has become a mainstay in Ghana’s borrowing mix as it provides a cheap source of
funds to support the country’s recurrent capital
expenditure.
💥 *DAILY GRAPHIC*
*_CEMENT COMPANIES IN PRICE WAR;_*
*_COMPETITON DRIVES PRICES DOWN_*
The price of cement has dropped slightly on the market in what appears to be a price war among competing brands.
*_WOYOME CHALLENGES JUDGEMENT DEBT REPORT_*
Attempts to auction businessman Alfred Agbesi
Woyome’s properties to defray a GH¢1.2 million debt owed the state have hit a roadblock
following a number of developments.
*_NPA REVISES SULPHUR SPECIFICATION FOR DIESEL_*
The National Petroleum Authority has revised the
national sulphur specification for diesel from
maximum 3,000 parts per million (pmm) to 500pmm.
💥 *FINDER*
*_MIXED SIGNALS IN CREDIT RATINGS AS_*
*_SUBSTANTIAL DOWNSIDE RISKS REMAIN_*
Despite government trumpeting modest gains,
credit ratings assigned Ghana by Moody’s
Investors Service and Fitch last week suggest
Ghana is still battling substantial downside risks
to the economy.
*_NDC OPPONENTS PLANNING TO RIG ELECTION_*
*_– VICE PRESIDENT_*
Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has
suggested some opponents of the NDC are plotting to righ this year’s presidential and
parliamentary elections on December 7.
*_NYANTAKYI WON’T QUIT DESPITE NEW FIFA JOB_*
President of the GFA, Kwesi Nyantakyi will not
leave his post despite being recently elected
onto the FIFA Executive Council.
💥 *TODAY*
*_CHANGE IS NON-NEGOTIABLE – NDUOM_*
PPP says a “change of government in the
December 7 polls is non-negotiable”,
subsequently the party has called on the electorate to ensure that the ruling NDC party is not retained in power.

💥 *GRAPHIC BUSINESS*
*_NO SOVEREIGN GUARANTEES FOR SOEs_*
The government has sent a clear signal to state-
owned enterprises (SOEs) that it will no longer issue any sovereign guarantees to them to enable them to borrow.
*_SLUMP IN AGRIC WORRYING – ISSER_*
The ISSER has described as worrying the slow
growth of the agriculture sector, which it says
grew at 2.4 per cent in 2015.