Here are today's newspaper headlines.
ACCRA FLOODS: INSURANCE COMPANIES CONFIDENT OF SETTLING CLAIMS
Ghana’s insurance industry has given the assurance that it will be able to adequately compensate affected businesses and individuals that have insured their risks under various policies for which premiums have been duly received.
REPUBLIC BANK TO INVEST US$100M IN HFC
The new parent company of HFC Bank, the Republic Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, plans to invest between US$100 million in the local bank to move its performance and value among the top three banks in the country.
EPA DEMOLISHES FUEL STATION, CLOSES DOWN TWO
The war against the establishment of unauthorised fuel stations in some residential areas in Accra and Tema has been intensified.
MOTOR INSURANCE PREMIUM GOES UP
An upward review of the minimum for third party motor insurance announced by the Ghana Insurers Association (GIA) yesterday has created disaffection among the motoring public.
AUDIT 2,500 FUEL STATIONS IN THE COUNTRY – CBOD CALLS ON GOVERNMENT
The Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors (CBOD), Senyo Hosi, has called on the government to conduct an immediate safety audit of all fuel stations and fuel storage depots across the country.
KUFUOR LAUNCHES TV3’S JUNE 3 DISASTER SUPPORT FUND
Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has called on professional institutions to influence the government to adopt the right policies for the country.
MP’S PETROL STATION DEMOLISHED
It has become evident that a fuel station being constructed on a water way at Mile 7 near Achimota in Accra is owned by a Member of Parliament (MP) of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC).
3 NURSES DIE IN GOIL EXPLOSION
Three nurses are reported to have lost their lives as a result of the explosion which occurred last Wednesday where about 200 people are said to have died.
AFOKO STORMS FLAGSTAFF HOUSE
Embattled New Patriotic Party (NPP) National Chairman Paul Afoko was visible at the Flagstaff House yesterday during the national prayers organised for the victims of the flood and fire that killed close to 200 persons last Wednesday.
COAL ENERGY POLICY HEADS TO PARLIAMENT
Government is to present a policy on the use of clean coal for power generation to Parliament, as it strategises to address the decade-old power challenges facing the country.
EU PLANS €150M SPENDING ON AGRIC
The European Union (EU) has said it is dedicating half of its development assistance budget over the next seven years to the enhancement and growth of agriculture and related activities in the northern part of the country.