News Headlines For 08/04/16

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Major Headlines: Friday 8th April, 2016

Stop attacks, insults on chiefs and religious leaders- NPP advises NDC

SRC elections: How Ghana breeds corrupt political leaders

Glo touts its 20m data capacity

GIFEC builds GH¢37m satellite hub, others this year

Eating burnt food kills- KNUST lecturer

AGRA to double incomes of 9 million small holder farmers in Ghana, 5 countries

Ethiopia PM on first state visit to Ghana

Angry Tamale Hospital staff issue 72-hour ultimatum to Management over outsourcing

41st manual and 15 electronic payment cycle of LEAP Social Cash Grant

NPP storms Minority Caucus with Volta region record

rLG’s Roland Agambire drops defamation suit against Joy News’ Manasseh Azure

Disregard prophecies from pastors, politicians advised

Hostel-Building Competition for Cancer launched

Pastor don’t prophesy

Be men, women of integrity – Palmer-Buckle urges lawyers

World Health Day: Over 400,000 Ghanaians living with diabetes

Stop supporting illegal miners – Minister cautions politicians

WAEC assures of prompt action in exam paper leakage

Other Major Headlines:

NHIA TARGETS SEVERAL MILLIONS FROM BANKS FOR USE OF ITS ID CARD SYSTEM
  The National Health Insurance Authority is set to generate several millions of cedis from financial institutions for the use of its software platform to authenticate holders of its identification cards.

ECA, AFRICAN LEADERS SLAM CORRUPTION REPORTS
  The fourth Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) African Governance Review report as argued that perception-based measures misrepresent realities in Africa and are misguiding policymakers and investors.

PASSENGERS DODGE AIRLINES OVER VAT
  More passengers are opting to travel by road to major capitals in the country, as air fares remain elevated due to the imposition of a 17.5 percent VAT on domestic air transport in July 2015.

SEX OR LOVE? WHAT REALLY ATTRACTS OLDER MEN TO GIRLS?
  A survey conducted by the Weekend Finder has revealed that the reasons that drive older men to express a pleasurable feeling and emotional attraction towards girls much younger than them range from mid marriage-life crisis to hardcore Casanova adventurism.

DEADLY DIABETEES IN ‘UNRELENTING MARCH’
  The world is facing an “unrelenting march”of diabetes which now affects nearly one in eleven adults, the WHO says.

MAHAMA MUST GO TO SAVE GHANA – KUFUOR
  Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has predicted doom for Ghana if President John Dramani Mahama and is ruling NDC win the November general election, warning that the country risks collapsing.

HEADS ROLL AT EC
  The Acting Director of Public Affairs of the Electoral Commission, Christian Owusu Parry, has been relieved of his post.

ABODAM PICKS NEW WIFE
  Rapper Kwaw Kese, real name Emmanuel Kwesi Botchwey, and his long-time girlfriend Doris Kyei Baffour got engaged Thursday.

MCE HOT; ACCUSED OF EMBEZZLING ASSEMBLY FUNDS
  Municipal Chief Executive of Ashaiman Municipal Assembly in the Greater Accra Region, Mr Ibrahim Baidoo, has been accused spending funds of the Assembly on rented plush apartment for himself and a few management members.

DON’T BE OBJECTS OF VIOLENCE – NDUOM ADVISES YOUTH
  Presidential hopeful of the PPP Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, has advised the youth against being used as ‘objects of violence’ during election seasons.

AMA BREAKS GROUND HOURS AFTER UNVELING MILLENIUM CITY SCHOOLS
  The Accra Metropolitan Assembly has cut the sod for the construction of three millennium city schools in the metropolis.

PAUL AFOKO REJECTS RECONCILIATION TALKS
  The suspended national chairman of the NPP, Paul Afoko, has rejected claims that he was in reconciliation dialogue with the leadership of the party.

AGAMBIRE DROPS CASE AGAINST MANASSEH
  Chairman of Agams Holdings, Roland Agambire, has served notice he is no longer interested in a legal battle against Journalist, Manasseh Azuri Awune.