Here are today's newspaper headlines.
CPP, PNC TO PRESENT COMMON CANDIDATES FOR ELECTIONS IN 2016
The Convention People’s Party (CPP) and the People’s National Convention (PNC) have resolved to regroup and constitute one formidable and invincible Nkrumaist party to prosecute the agenda to win the 2016 general election.
AFOKO, AGYEPONG WELCOME PEACE OVERTURES BY KUFUOR, AKUFO-ADDO
The National Chairman of New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Paul Afoko, has welcomed peace overtures by former President J. A Kufuor and Nana Akufo-Addo, the party’s Election 2016 flag bearer, to bring an end to the feud in the party.
NDC TO RIDE ON MASSIVE INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS
The National Communications Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Solomon Nkansah, has stated that the ruling party will ride on the wings of the massive infrastructure development undertaken by the government across the country to retain power in 2016 general election.
Ȼ20M NHIS CASH FOR MPS
At a time when service providers to the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) have suspended services to subscribers due to huge indebtedness, the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has allocated Ȼ19.87 million to Members of Parliament (MPs) for 2015.
ICPS SET TO ISSUE NATIONAL ID CARDS
Intelligent Card Production Systems (ICPS), an ISO certified full service card manufacturing facility from card fabrication to fulfillment, has taken a giant step in readiness to issue instant National Identification (ID) cards to Ghanaians.
DOCTORS THREATEN INDEFINITE STRIKE IN JULY
The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) is threatening an industrial action in July if the conditions of service of its members are not negotiated and signed by June ending.
AYARIGA ATTACKS NANA – SAYS HE’S CORRUPT
The 2012 presidential candidate of the People’s National Convention (PNC), Hassan Ayariga, has launched an unprovoked attack on the flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo, describing him as corrupt.
AGYEPONG BREAKS SILENCE ON ADAMS’ DEATH
Beleaguered New Patriotic Party (NPP) General Secretary, Kwabena Agyepong, has broken his silence on a recent trip that he and Paul Afoko, party chairman, made to Bolgatanga which ended up creating confusion between them and the late Upper East Regional Chairman of the party, Adams Mahama.
GIBA BARES TEETH ON DIGITAL MIGRATION
Information reaching Daily Guide indicates that television broadcasting members of the Ghana Independent Broadcasters’ Association (GIBA) are planning a series of action aimed at forcing government to clear the path for the smooth transition from analogue to digital television broadcasting.
DON’T AID OPPONENT INTO VICTORY – AKUFO-ADDO WARNS
The flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Nana Akufo-Addo, has warned party members to desist from acts that would provide fertile grounds for a National Democratic Congress (NDC) victory in election 2016.
SECOND DUMSOR VIGIL COMES OFF IN KUMASI
Hundreds of celebrities last Thursday defied a downpour and attended the second ‘dumsor’ vigil which took place in Kumasi, capital of the Ashanti Region.
GOVERNMENT IN Ȼ1.3 BILLION PENSION DEBT
Government has defaulted in the payment of workers contribution to the Tier 2 pension scheme, to the tune of Ȼ1 billion – plunging the state into a nonpayment crisis, the Employment and Labour Minister Haruna Iddrisu has said.
INSURANCE INDUSTRY TO SEE CONSOLIDATIONS
Chief Executive Officer of Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, A. J. Kruger has said the number of insurance companies and health insurance schemes in the country will reduce to the new capital requirement and regulations set by respective regulators.
FIFA BRIBERY SCANDAL: GFA NEEDS HOUSE CLEANING
As pressure mounts on FIFA President Sepp Blatter to step down due to the massive corruption charges leveled against some executives of the association, some Ghanaians have seized the opportunity to call for a house cleaning exercise in the Ghana Football Association (GFA), which is perceived to be corrupt but hide under FIFA’s protection anytime an attempt is made to purge it.
DUMSOR: 12,000 JOBS LOST SO FAR
Over 12,000 jobs have been cut so far with more to go if the current power crisis is not solved, the Ghana Employers Association has warned.