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.