📰📰Today’s front pages
√4 GIRLS DROWN AT ACCRA BEACH
Tragedy struck at Mamobi, an Accra suburb, on Sunday when four girls from the area drowned at the Mensah Guinea segment of the Accra Beach near the Arts Centre.
√NPP READY FOR NDC – MINORITY
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) ended a three-day retreat in Koforidua, the Eastern Regional capital, with a lot of hope to recapture power from the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the November 7 polls.
√AKUFO-ADDO THANKS VOLTA REGION
The 2016 presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has thanked the Chiefs and people of the Volta Region for the exceptional welcome he has received from them since he began his 4-day tour of the region.
√POOR ROADS HINDER WIND-POWER
Poor road network linking major cities and towns to sites identified for potential windmills to generate renewable energy is hampering efforts by the Volta River Authority (VRA) to produce power from wind, officials of the largest power producer has said.
√COCOBOD SEEKS US$2BN SYNDICATED FACILITY
The Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod) is seeking to raise US$2billion from a pre-export syndicate facility to enable it to purchase about 900, 000 metric tonnes of cocoa beans in the 2016/17 crop season.
√9, 000 TO LOSE JOBS
Local steel manufacturing companies say they will have no choice but to shut down due to cheap imports and killer electricity tariffs.
√LAWYER DRAGS GENERAL LEGAL COUNCIL TO COURT OF APPEAL
A private legal practitioner, James Abiaduka, has appealed against the General Legal Council’s (GLC) two-year suspension placed on him.
√GIFEC PLANS $37M VSAT HUB
The Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) is in the process of installig a VSAT hub, to provide universal access to telecommunications services for remote communities.