NEWS HEADLINES (27/04/16)

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Today’s front pages: Wednesday April 27, 2016

GOVERNOR PLEDGES TO PURSUE SMEs GROWTH

Dr Abdul Nashiru Issahaku, Governor Bank of Ghana, has pledged to collaborate with banks in pursuing policies that will continue to growing the country’s small and medium size companies, and provide incentives to encourage lending to productive sectors of the economy.

PIANIM URGES FDI COURTING

The Chief Executive Officer of New World Investments Ltd and one of Ghana’s renowned economists, Mr Kwame Pianim, has urged policymakers to do more to court Foreign Direct Investment into the country.

OIL, GAS PRODUCTION TO RESUME AT JUBILEE FIELD DESPITE FPSO CHALLENGES

Production of oil and gas in the Jubilee Field is expected to resume in the coming days, despite the FPSO Kwame Nkrumah’s challenges, the Petroleum Commission has said.

EC AWAITS SUPREME COURT TO DECIDE ON FATE OF VOTERS’ REGISTER

The EC says it will only go ahead with plans to clean the bloated voters’ register than all cases pending before the Supreme Court concerning the matter are duly determined by the court.

HUNDREDS DISPLAED BY TIDAL WAVES IN NZEMA

Hundreds of people living along the coast of the Ellembele, Jomoro and Nzema East districts in the Nzema area of the Western Region have been displaced by tidal waves sweeping through the area.

HIGH ELECTRICITY BILLS THREATENS WATER SUPPLY

High electricity bills and the introduction of prepaid meters threaten the closure of Small Towns Water Supply Systems, which will deny thousands of Ghanaians in rural areas access to profitable water.

EASTERN REGION: 25,285 TEENAGE PREGNANCIES IN 2 YEARS

Available data at the Ghana Health Service shows that a total of 25, 285 teenage girls got pregnant in the Eastern Region over the past two years.

NPP WILL JAIL ME! DZIFA ATTIVOR CRIES TO VOLTA NDC

The former Minister of Transport, Dzifa Attivor, has expressed fear of being jailed by an NPP government. She therefore begged the people of the Volta Region to vote massively for the governing NDC to retain power to safeguard the lives of appointees.

DIABETICS THREATEN DEMO

A group of concerned diabetics has threatened to hit the streets in protest over what according to it is lack of necessary facilities for managing victims of the health condition in the country.

WE LIKE NEW LOGO – EC DEFENDS ‘STOLEN’ LOGO

The EC yesterday put up a spirited defence ever for the newly adopted logo.

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EC DEFENDS NEW LOGO; SAYS IT REPRESENTS INDEPENDENCE AND UNITY

Despite intense criticism, the EC has unveiled its new and controversial logo which it says makes the Commission happy.

GROUPE NDUOM TAKES STOCK OF 1ST QUARTER

Top management personnel of Groupe Nduom have taken stock of first quarter results, challenges and opportunities.

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