Here are today's newspaper headlines.
NO NEW SECURITY COMPANIES AS MINISTRY STREAMLINES ACTIVITIES
The Ministry of Interior has suspended the issuance of new licences to private security companies with immediate effect until work is completed on the building of a comprehensive database of existing ones.
MINISTRY BANS POULTRY IMPORTS FROM BURKINA FASO
The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has banned the importation of poultry and poultry products from Burkina Faso, following the outbreak of Avian Influenza, also known as bird flu, in that country.
TOGO, BENIN RESCIND DECISION TO LEAVE FLIGHT INFORMATION GROUP
The timely intervention of President John Mahama has prevented Togo and Benin from the Accra-based common flight information region (FIR).
TROUBLE AT ADB
Tension is brewing at the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) between employees and management of the financial institution.
There is calm at Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation (BOST) following the alleged sacking of the company’s chairman of the Professional and Managerial Staff Union (PMSU).
DUMSOR NOT OVER
Ghanaians have to endure at least four more months of dumsor before the power expected from the Turkish company, Karpowership, can reach their homes.
WEE SMUGGLER JAILED 10 YEARS
A 26-year-old Nigerian who attempted to export 26 parcels of wee stashed in 15 pillows to Nigeria has been jailed for 10 years by an Accra Circuit Court.
INVESTOR CONFIDENCE TO SOAR AFTER ITLOS RULING
The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) says investor confidence particularly in the oil and gas sector will soar following the favourable ruling by the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea that Ghana can go ahead with ongoing exploration and exploitation.
50 PERCENT OF WORKERS TO LOSE JOBS
Ghana risks a major social upheaval if the energy (power) crisis persists and the difficult economic environment does not improve.
KWAW KESE: WHY I PLEADED GUILTY
Rapper, Kwaw Kese, who did a day’s jail time last week for a narcotics-related offence, has explained why he changed his initial plea of “not guilty” to ‘guilty’.
VICTORIA ROCKS THE RUNWAY
What is about modeling that tall pretty model Victoria cannot do without? Is it the money, fame or just a hobby? “All that I thought about since childhood was to become a great model in Ghana and beyond sharing the stage with top class models”, the near six foot lady told Showbiz last Monday.