Here are today's newspaper headlines.
DRIVER CONFESSES KILLING 2 EXPATS; 5 OTHERS CHARGED
One of the six persons undergoing committal proceedings at the Accra Magistrate Court in connection with the murder of two African American women at Akwamufie in the Eastern Region yesterday told the court that he had single-handedly murdered the two victims.
UNCONTROLLED DEVELOPMENT IN ACCRA CREATES POWER, WATER PROBLEMS
A fight by two men over the ownership of mushroom (domo) has resulted in the death of one of them, while the other is in critical condition at the Oda Government Hospital.
FIGHT OVER MUSHROOM TURNS FATAL
Accra’s water and electricity challenges will not see an end soon unless the city’s uncontrolled expansion is checked.
I KILLED AMERICANS
One of the sic persons arrested in connection with the murder of two African Americans at Fihankra near Akwamufie in the Eastern Region has confessed to the crime.
NPP ORGANISER BEATEN IN BOLGATANGA
Daily guide has gathered that but for the timely intervention of the Bolgatanga police, the Upper east Regional Organiser of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Jerry Asamani, would have been beaten to a pulp by some angry activists and supporters yesterday.
Ȼ10,000 GIFT ANGERS MPS
Some members of the Parliament led by the majority chief whip, Mohammed Mubarak Muntaka, yesterday vented their spleen on a section of the parliament press corps.
LONELY AGRIC AS MORE PEOPLE ABANDON SECTOR
Agriculture is fast losing its image as the backbone of the economy, as many rural folks are abandoning the sector for trading and hospitality jobs in the cities.
WAMPAH TAKING NO CHANCES
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Ghana (BoG) is digging deep into its policy armoury to take a shot at inflation, which for the third consecutive month increased albeit marginally from 16.6 percent in March to 16.8 percent in April.
IGNORE TRANSPORT AT YOUR OWN PERIL
Transport improvements are required to connect markets in order to boost mobility and help modernize Ghana’s urban economies, the World Bank as suggested to government in a recent report.
PRESIDENT FIRES HEAD OF NATIONAL SERVICE BOARD
President John Mahama has fired the board chairperson of the National Service Scheme (NSS) Gifty Birira Mahama, over her alleged opposition to attempts by the acting Executive Director of the scheme, Dr Michael Kpessa-Whyte, to clean up the scheme’s payroll and eliminate other acts of official impropriety at its office countrywide.
TRANSPORT UNIONS, TRADERS DECLARE WAR ON KUMAI MAYOR
Traders and transport unions at the Kejetia Bus Terminal in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region are up in arms against the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) over an ongoing registration exercise.
CELEBRATING FAMILY DAY: THE STORY OF SOS GHANA
Ajoda (not his real name) lost his parents through a motor accident. All hope was lost for him because he was lost for him because he was the only child of his parents and no family member was willing to take care of him. They had enough burden on them.
BLACK TO WHITE TO BLACK
Many women are parading out communities with disfigured faces due to excessive bleaching.