Today’s front pages: Thursday April 28, 2016
RENT STRETCHES WORKERS’ INCOME
The recently-stoked debate about how to address the high home-rental charges in some major cities in the country, following an initiative by the Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing to amend the rent control law to allow home-seekers pay just a month rent advance, has brought to the fore the challenge of enforcing any such laws.
COTTON: AN ABANDONED ‘WHITE GOLD’
The fortunes of the country’s cotton industry continue to dwindle over the years as production areas in 2014/2015 was about 2,500 hectors.
RAWLINGS BLASTS DZIFA ATTIVOR
Founder of the ruling NDC JJ Rawlings has condemned the inciting tribal comments made by former Transport Minister Dziffa Attivor against the NPP.
GOV’T SPIES ON DAILY GUIDE
The security details of Western Publications Limited, publishers of Daily Guide, were yesterday stunned by the appearance of a strange vehicle which came close to the main gate of the premises spotting a satellite-like looking gadget mounted on its roof.
VOTER REGISTERATION BEGINS TODAY
The Electoral Commission’s limited voter registration exercise begins today throughout the country.
BANK CHARGES UP BY 100%
Banks in the country have began charging almost 100% increase in tariffs for maintenance of personal and corporate current accounts as well as other charges, Business Finder understands.
HIGH TAXES THREATEN AVIATION INDUTRY
The international Air Transport Association has bemoaned the high taxes imposed on the domestic aviation sector in Ghana, saying the phenomenon militates against the growth of the industry.
POLICE WARN VIGILANTE GROUPS
Director-General of Operations of the Ghana Police Service, Dr Benjamin Agordzo, has issued a stern warning to any vigilante group in a country that will defy its orders before, during and after the November 7 polls.