NEWS HEADLINES (26/02/16)

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📰📰 Today’s front pages: Feb 26, 2016
Date: 26-02-2016

•BFT

√STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS: ECONOMY ESCAPES PREZ’S MIND

√MAHAMA CHIDES BoG OVER MICROFINANCE BUST

The Bank of Ghana needs to sit up and improve its supervision of the microfinance sector, where fraud has led to many depositors losing their life savings, President John Mahama has said.

√REVIVE AGRIC TO SALVAGE ECONOMY FROM COLLAPSE

Reviving the dwindling fortunes and ensuring modernization of agriculture are the surest ways of turning Ghana’s ailing economy around in the short – and medium – term, Ken Thompson, CEO of Dalex Finance has said.

•WEEKEND FINDER

√‘ WEE’ LEGAL IN GHANA BUT…

The recent upsurge in the production of cannabis, popularly known as ‘wee’ and classified as a narcotic substance in Ghana, has stoked a legal debate on where national discourse on the matter should begin.

√ECG GETS TOUGH ON HOUSE WIRING

Effective March 1, 2016, the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) will no longer accept applications for connection to homes which have not been wired by a certified electrical wiring professional.

•Daily Guide

√MAHAMA SHOWS OFF WITH BENEFICIARIES

President  John Dramani Mahama yesterday paraded some Ghanaians in the Chamber of Parliament to demonstrate how his policies were benefiting them and to show off his so-called developmental agenda.

√FONKAR MEETS AKUFO-ADDO

The group, Friends of Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings (FONKAR) has declared support for the presidential candidate of the opposition NPP, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

•Telegraph

√I AM TRANSFORMING GHANA – PREZ MAHAMA

President  John Mahama has yesterday delivered his State of the Nation address which he described as evidence based address.

√PROBLEMS OF POOR DRAINAGE AND FLOODING WILL END BY JUNE – ACCRA MAYOR

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has vowed to ensure that the drainage problems that happened resulting in the unfortunate deaths of 150 individuals would not occur again.

TGIF

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