Here are today's newspaper headlines.
FRESH CHARGES FOR AFOKO OVER NPP CHAIRMAN’S MURDER
State prosecutors in the trial of Gregory Afoko, the younger brother of the National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party, Paul Afoko, who is standing trial for allegedly killing the Upper East regional chairman of the party, Adams Mahama, yesterday preferred fresh charged against the suspect
2 PREGNANT WOMEN KILLED IN CRASH
Eight persons, including two pregnant women and two babies, on Monday met their untimely death through a fatal road accident on the Atebubu-Ejura highway in the Brong Ahafo Region.
DIABETICS CHASE MISSING $40M LIFELINE
The National Diabetes Association (NDA) Ghana is frantically chasing $40 million lifeline from the World Diabetes Foundation (WDF) which appears to have disappeared in a black hole.
RAID ON GBC LANDS: HEAD OFFICE FRONTAGE FOR REAL ESTATE COMPANY
Plans by the management and governing board of the State broadcaster, Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC), to sell the lands at the frontage of the GBC head office in Accra to a private real estate company is brewing tension among workers.
INSURERS, DRIVERS ON COLLISION COURSE
The Ghana Insurers Association (GIA), the trade association of insurance companies, has defended the upward review of the minimum premium for third-party motor insurance, explaining that the motor insurance department risks collapsing if the adjustments are not made.
ANNUAL FLOODS IN ACCRA AN ENGINEERING FAILURE
An environmental economist has said that any effort to curtail the perennial flooding in Accra will yield very little results if the deficiency in the construction of the Odaw drains is left unresolved.
TWINS ARRESTED AT WESLEY GIRLS FOR FAKE BECE RESULTS
The Cape Coast Metropolitan Court will today hear a case in which two sisters allegedly forged the recent Basis Education Certificate Examination (BECE) results slips and placement forms to gain admission into Wesley Girls’ Senior High School.
TALENSI MP STEPS DOWN, BY-ELECTION SOON
The Speaker of Parliament has declared the Talensi seat vacant following the stepping down of the Member of Parliament (MP), Mr Robert Nachinab Doameng Mosore.
BANKS ARE TOO COMFORTABLE
Ghana’s Vice President Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur has chided banks for being too comfortable with fixed income securities and just turning in huge profits for shareholders without stretching the limits of banking in the country.