NEWS HEADLINES(05/08/16)

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​📰📰“`Today’s Front Pages“`
Date: 05-08-2016 
Daily Guide
√MPS REJECT MAHAMA MINISTER
The appointments of deputy minister-designate for Foreign Affairs and National Integration, Emmanuel Bombande and deputy minister-designate for the Eastern Region, Joseph Agmor Tetteh, have been approved by parliament while that of John Oti Bless, deputy minister-designate for Local Government and Rural Development has been rejected.
√BE TRANSPARENT NPP TELLS EC
The opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has served notice that it would not sit down for any individual or group of persons to rig the 2016 general election, which they are confident of winning, urging the Electoral Commission (EC) to show transparency in its activities.
√WITCH CRASH LANDS IN K’SI
Residents of Akyeremadi, near Kumasi in the Ashanti Region, woke up Thursday morning to the shocking news of a suspected witch crash landing in the town.
√NDUOM PICKS MISS GHANA AS VEEP
Presidential Candidate of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, has picked former Miss Ghana, Brigitte Akosua Korshie Dzobgenuku, as his running mate for the 2016 presidential election.
√2ND LADY LAUNCHES FIRE SAFETY CAMPAIGN
The Second Lady, Mrs Matilda Amissah-Arthur, yesterday launched the Home Fire Safety Campaign at the Fire Academy and Training School at James Town in Accra.
 
Finder
√SPOUSAL KILLINGS
It is horrifying. It is shocking. It is dreadful. But despite society’s outrage at such dastardly acts, spousal murders or killings do not appear to be going away anytime soon.
√MOTHER ABANDONS CHILD IN FOREST
The police at Adum Bamso in the Mpohor District of the Western Region have rescued a one-and-half-year-old baby boy who was abandoned by the mother in a forest.
√LIBERIAN GOVERNMENT, COASTERS PARTNER ON MOBEX-LIBERIA
Coasters Company Limited, organisers of the Africa Mobile & ICT Expo (MOBEX), has struck a partnership agreement with the Government of the Republic of Liberia to promote Information and Communications Technology and showcase new trends in the ICT and telecommunication industry within the Liberian market.
√MEAT CONTRIBUTES TO OBESITY AS MUCH AS SUGAR – RESEARACH SUGGESTS
The consumption of meat contributes just as much as sugar to growing prevalence of global obesity, new research suggests.
√CAPITAL BANK, AFRICA WORLD AIRLINES ENTERS INTO PARTNERSHIP
Capital Bank has entered into a strategic partnership with domestic carrier, African World Airlines that will facilitate the sale of the airline’s tickets through all the branches of the indigenous bank.
 
Daily Heritage 
√I’M DESPERATE FOR CHANGE
The Presidential candidate of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom has named former Miss Ghana Brigitte Dzorgbenuku as his running mate for the 2016 general election.
√SOCIAL WELFARE DEPT DRAGS CHURCH TO COURT OVER NOISE POLLUTION
The Department of Social Welfare in the Eastern Region is at loggerheads with the Miraculous Jesus Evangelistic Ministry, a Koforidua-based church over unlawful occupancy of a facility belonging to the Department and excessive noise making.
√PRAMPRAM GETS NEW QUEEN
Prampram was on Wednesday August 3, thrown into a state of excitement amidst drumming and dancing following the successful installation of Josephine Abbey under the stool name, Naa Osabu Korkor Abbey I, as the new queen for the area.
√RESTRICTIONS ON SALE OF BABY FOODS ADVOCATED
The Chairperson of GINAN, Mrs Josephine Cofie said “everybody must monitor the implementation of the code of marketing of Breast Milk Substitutes and Ghana’s Breatfeeding Promotion Regulation, LI 1667 to prevent violation by infant food manufacturers and distributors. It is indeed time for countries to restrain them from aggressively promoting their products.”
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👋🏿Jummah Mubarack👋🏿
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