Today’s front pages: Tuesday March 29, 2015
DRAMA OVER SECURITY CAPOS: BNI SWERVES COURT; DI OFFICES RAIDED; NPP LASHES OUT
Although an Accra Circuit Court last Thursday granted bail to the three South African Security officers who were arrested by the Bureau of National Investigation (BNI) for alleged breach of security, they were still being caged by the national security operatives.
JB DANQUAH BY-ELECTION TODAY
Three candidates from different political parties are poised to contest the vacant parliamentary seat in the Abuakwa North Constituency of the Eastern Region.
FITCH WARNS GHANA OVER DETERIORATING DEBT SITUATION
Credit ratings agency Fitch Ratings has warned that Ghana’s fiscal and external deficits leave the country vulnerable to domestic and external shocks, including law oil prices and tight financing conditions.
AIRPORT COMPANY BEEFS UP SECURITY
Following terrorist attacks o the Brussels Airport in Belgium and a warning by security chiefs of a credible terrorist threat to all countries in the sub-region, including Ghana, Ghana Aiports Company Limited (GACL) has beefed up security in and around airports in the country.
HEALTH CSOs DISAPPOINTED IN POLITICAL PARTIES
Civil Society Organisations (CSO) working in the health sector have expressed disappointment in political parties for snubbing them.
WHO IS KILLING GHANAIAN ECONOMY?
The Ghanaian middle class has raised an eyebrow concerning the huge sums of monies that government spends on projects, which at the long run do not meet the expectations of many ordinary Ghanaian.
SIM BOX FRAUD: GOVT LOST $900, 000
Ghana is believed to have lost a little over $900, 000 in just five months according to communications and security experts due to the activities of SIM box operators in the country in collaboration with their foreign counter parts.
FITCH PREDICTS FISCAL SLIPPAGE AHEAD OF 2016 ELECTIONS
Credit ratings agency, Fitch is unconvinced about government’s commitment to stay within its budget estimates ahead of November’s elections, predicting that fiscal overruns will rise to 6.3 percent – above government’s target of 5.3 percent.
WHAT’S IN TEN FOR GHANA?
Through the GNPC, Ghana has an operating interest of 15% in the Tweneboa, Enyenra and Ntommie (TEN) oil and gas field, which is being readied for production later in the year.