📰📰 Today’s front pages
√FAST TRACK END TO SUBVENTION – CSOs URGE GOV’T
Government should fastrack the process to wean-off subvented agencies that are able to generate enough internally generated funds to sustain their operations, the Civil Society Forum on Ghana’s IMF Programmed has said.
√DR ASIAMA MADE BoG SECOND DEPUTY GOVERNOR
Government has named monetary policy specialist Johnson Asiama as second deputy governor of central bank – the regulator’s third highest ranking official, a source at the presidency told Reuters on Thursday.
√BRITISH BUSINESSES SEEK LOCAL PARTNERSHIPS
The United Kingdom Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Ghana, Adam Afriyie, has said the special relationship that exists between Ghana and the UK provides a unique platform that can be taken advantage of by businesses in the two countries.
√‘SHE CAME PREPARED FOR SEX’ – REV FATHER FIGHTS TO SAVE HIS SKIN
Even before he was dragged formally to court to face charges of neglecting responsibility towards a six-month-old child he allegedly fathered, Rev Father Yves-Lucien Evaga Njana appears to be frantically doing everything possible to free himself from the grips of the law.
√WOMEN CEOS PUSH FOR EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES
Ms Esther Cobbah, CEO of Stratcomm, has indicated that Ghanaian women have what it takes to be successful on the international state, as well as the local level if they are given the right opportunities.
√I CAN’T PUT CAS IN POCKETS – SAYS MAHAMA
President John Mahama has told Ghanaians that they cannot feel the positive effect of what he called the growing economy in their pockets many of them lack the skills to harness the opportunities the economy is creating.
√MALLAM ISSA STOLE $46, 000 BLACK STARS CASH – KOJO BONSU
Former Youth and Sports Minister, Mallam Ali Yusif Issah, who was jailed for stealing during the Kufuor administration, is up in arms against the Kumasi Metropolitan Chief Executive, Kojo Bonsu, for claiming that he (Issah) stole $46,000 belonging to the state.