Here are today's newspaper headlines.
PROBE INTO GHANA’S POOR SHOW AT BRAZIL 2014: PROPOSALS TO BE ENFORCED – PREZ ASSURES DZAMEFE COMMISSION
The Dzamafe Commission of Inquiry that looked into Ghana’s participation in Brazil 2014 World Cup tournament has presented its report to President John Dramani Mahama three months after it had concluded its work.
TOP CIVIL SERVANT ON REMAND FOR DEFILING GIRL, 14
The Volta Regional Director of the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Mathew Oyih, was yesterday remanded in custody by the Ho Circuit Court for allegedly defiling a 14-year-old junior high school student.
NIGERIA’S ELECTIONS, STILL TOO CLOSE TO CALL BUT RESULTS OUT TODAY
Results received so far on Nigeria’s presidential elections show a very close race between the incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan and ex-military ruler Muhammadu Buhari.
DUMSOR: VRA FAILS AGAIN
The Volta River Authority (VRA) has failed to deliver on its promise to utilise the 120 million standards cubic feet of gas from the Ghana National Gas Company to improve electricity supply and ease the suffering of Ghanaians.
7,649 GHANAIANS SEEK ASYLUM IN EUROPE
A total of 7,649 Ghanaians sought asylum in various countries around the world in two years.
NO FUNDS TO REHABILITATE ROADS – DEP MINISTER
The Deputy Minister of Roads and Highways, Isaac Adjei Mensah, has disclosed that the lack adequate and sustainable funding mechanism has contributed immensely to the challenges currently facing road sector.
POULTRY FARMERS CONTEST EDAIF’S Ȼ7.7M CLAIM
The Ghana Poultry Farmers Association (GNAPF) says none of its members has received grants from the Export Development and Agricultural Investment Fund (EDAIF) to revamp their farms.
GNPC CLARIFIES RESERVE POSITION
The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) has dismissed claims by the African Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) that the corporation is now operating as a slush fund, hence its decision to under-utilise its revenues to finance government’s deals.
Business and Financial Times
ENERGY CRISIS: NOT A PRETTY SIGHT
A budding swimmer is swimming against the tide, literally, and is a difficult feat to achieve. But all of a sudden, a typhoon arises. What happens to such a swimmer? Only a miracle can save him or her.
MOBILE INTERNET ADOPTION SURGES
Mobile Internet adoption rose strongest in January this year, with an additional 1.4 million subscriptions – making the biggest growth in eight months.
OIL BROKERS BRACE TO BEAR OWN RISK
Bulk oil importers are having to brace up to shoulder their own risk following a decision by the Bank of Ghana (BoG) to halt its guarantee of the supply of forex (FX) for the importers.