Here are today's newspaper review.
BOY, 13, KILLS 2 PLAYMATES WITH FATHER’S SINGLE BARRELED GUN
A 13-year-old boy last Friday allegedly shot two of his playmates with his father’s gun at Ajumako in the Central Region, an incident which threw the town into a state of shock and mourning.
PRESIDENT MAHAMA CONGRATULATES DAVID CAMERON
President John Dramani Mahama has congratulated Mr David Cameron on his reelection as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
7 BURNT TO DEATH IN ACCIDENT
Seven persons, including a child, were burnt to death when a taxi cab on which they were travelling from Kimbungu to Tamale collided head-on with another taxi cab from Tamale at Nabaane last Saturday.
RAWLINGS NANA WALK HAND-IN-HAND
There is a clandestine attempt by some elements in the government, together with some ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) leading members, to stop the vigil to be spearheaded by some celebrities to protest the current worsening power crisis (known as dumsor).
STARS DEMO IN LIMBO
All eyes were on the New Patriotic Party (NPP) flagbearer, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and former President Jerry John Rawlings on Saturday when they attended the funeral of M.N. Sonny Mitchell in Tema.
NO MORE THIRD TERM
Tired of presidents in West Africa changing their constitutions to run for third term in office and creating instability, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is planning to enact a new clause that will prohibit presidents from member countries from staying beyond two terms.
TEMA PORT EXPANSION TO START IN 3RD QUARTER
The Tema Port expansion project is expected to take off in the third quarter of this year.
NEGOTIATIONS FOR WAGE INCREASES START JUNE 23
Social partners have agreed to commence determination of the National Daily Minimum Wage and Public Sector wage negotiation for 2016 on June 23 and conclude by September this year, a 41-point communiqué issued at the end of the second National Forum on the implementation of the Single Spine Pay Policy (SSPP) at Takoradi has said.
THE GENERAL TELEGRAPH
6 NEW WASTE PROCESSING PLANTS FOR ACCRA
The government is to enter into an agreement with Armech Africa Limited to build six ultra-modern waste processing plants in the Greater Accra Region under an integrated waste management project for the national capital, according to reliable information available to The General Telegraph.
EXCESSIVE SUBSIDIES COULD THROW GOVERNMENT BUDGETS OUT OF GEAR – FINANCE MINISTER
The Minister of Finance, Seth Terpker, has cautioned that subsidies on utilities could cripple the government budget if allowed to exceed unreasonable limits.
BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL TIMES
FOREIGN INVESTORS REDUCED THEIR HOLDINGS IN GHANAIAN SECURITIES
Foreign investors cut holdings in local securities by Ȼ362 million within the first three months of this year – making it the second consecutive time in six months that non-resident investors have cut their investments in the money market, figures from the Central Securities Depository have shown.
LOCAL AIRLINES PREPARE FOR PARTNERSHIPS
Indigenous airlines are readying themselves to take advantage of opportunities to partner large foreign airline arrangements as they submit to an IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA).