NEWS HEADLINES(29/07/16)

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*NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES, JULY 29.*👇
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📮DAILY GRAPHIC:
*BRING PAPERS ON GITMO 2 – SUPREME COURT ORDERS GOVERNMENT*
The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the government to produce the document that facilitated the transfer of the two former Guantanamo Bay detainees by the United States of America into the country.
*MINORITY ACCUSES GOVERNMENT OF TWISTING DATA TO PARLIAMENT*
The minority in parliament has accused the Minister of Finance, Seth Terkper of misrepresenting the fact on the country’s debt-to-gross domestic product ratio when he presented the 2016 supplementary budget statement to the House last Monday.
*LAWYERS OF MONTIE WANT CLIENTS PARDONED*
Lawyers of the convicted host and panelists of Montie FM have decided to petition President John Mahama to pardon the three.
📮DAILY GUIDE:

*NDC RUNS RIOT OVER MONTIE 3 CAGED IN NSAWAM*
Some supporters of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) yesterday went on rampage, demanding the release of the Montie FM trio – Salifu Maase aka Mugabe, Godwin Ako Gunn and Alistair Nelson who are cooling off at the Nsawam Medium security prisons.
*I LOVE NURSES – IVOR GREENSTREET*
Presidential candidate of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) has expressed disappointment over the lackadaisical manner in which the Mahama administration is handling issues concerning nurses in the country.
*ECONOMY IS IN MESS – MINORITY*
The New Patriotic Party MPs have stated that the supplementary budget presented by the Finance Minister, Seth Terkper on Monday to parliament was based on propaganda, half truths and complete lies which would not save the Mahama administration from losing the December election.
*RELEASE GITMO 2 DEAL*
The Supreme Court has ordered the Attorney General to release the agreement signed between the governments of Ghana and United States of America in respect of the transfer Guantanamo Bay terrorists to Ghana.
📮THE WEEKEND FINDER:
*DUMSOR INDUCES RAPE AT NURSING TRAINING COLLEGES*
Students of the Esiama Community Nursing Training College in the Ellembelle District of the Western Region are living in fear from intruders who terrorise both students and teachers of the school at night due to the poor security situation in the school.
*TEXTILE UNION FLAYS CUSTOMS OVER PIRATED GOODS*
The Textile Garment and Leather union has protested against the conduct of some Customs officers over consignments of goods suspected to be pirated textiles.
*POLICE EXHUME CORPSE TO PAY LAST RESPECT*
Officers  and men of the Police Service at the Shama District of the Western Region were last Saturday forced to exhume the coffin and remains of their late colleague – Chief Inspector Christian Addy Amankrah of the Sekondi Motor traffic and transport Unit – to enable them pay their final respects to him.
📮B&FT:
*DONORS WITHHOLD $484M: MINORITY SAYS IT COULD HIT ECONOMY HARD*
The spokesperson for the Minority caucus in Parliament, Dr Anthony Akoto Osei, has expressed concern over the hold-up of some $484 million of donor funds, following government’s inability to meet conditions for disbursement.
*MINERS BLAME TAX WOES ON PERCEPTION*
The current tax regime does not support the growth of the mining industry because the ‘real’ cost of production is no properly understood, Acting Vice President and Head of Finance, Gold Fields West Africa region, Augustine Wireko Asubonteng, has said.
*AGRIC NOW ATTRACTING SKILLED-LABOUR*
More than six of every 10 jobs created in the agricultural sector over the last two years are skilled labour, data from the Ghana Statistical Service has revealed
*OTHER NEWS*🇬🇭
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*💫Three injured in Damongo chieftaincy clashes*. starrfmonline.com
💫The Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA) has urged its members to be circumspect in their commentary and reportage on the Supreme Court sentencing of a host and two panelists of Montie FM. myjoyonline.com
*💫Physician Assistants at the University of Cape Coast have declared a strike starting Monday over failure to upgrade them unto the Single Spine Salary structure* myjoyonline.com
*SPORTS*⚽🏈
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💫Jose Mourinho has told Dutch-born Ghanaian defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah and eight other Manchester United stars they have no place in his United squad this season. Ghanasoccernet.com
💫Swansea City star Andre Ayew says he is looking forward to their English Premier League opener at Burnley, meaning he is staying put at the Liberty Stadium despite constant speculations about his future. Ghanasoccernet.com
*WORLD NEWS*🌍
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*💫Switzerland to strip jihadis of citizenship in major terror crackdown*
SWITZERLAND has passed a law that allows the government to remove dual nationality from jihadists.
💫Pope Francis has urged hundreds of thousands of pilgrims in Poland to show compassion for migrants. BBC.com
*💫Microsoft Corp. said it would cut about 2,850 more jobs over the next 12 months.* Reuters.com
💫U.S. military says it will return 4,000 hectares of land in Okinawa to Japan, reducing land it controls by 17 percent. Reuters.com
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