Here are today's newspaper headlines
THREAT TO RESIGN EN MASSE – GMA DECIDES TODAY
The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) will today hold a crucial meeting to decide whether to embark on its planned mass resignation on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 following the inability of the government to give them conditions of service.
ABOABO FLOOD KILLS ONE, RESIDENTS TAKE TO THE STREETS
A downpour in some parts of the Kumasi Metropolis and the Asokore-Mamapong Municipality last Saturday night claimed the life of person while properties were destroyed.
WE’VE NOWHERE TO GO – JUNE 3 DISASTER VICTIMS AT 37 HOSPITAL CRY OUT
Some victims of the June 3, 2015 flood and fire disaster refused to go home after they were discharged by the authorities of the 37 Military Hospital.
MP FLOORED IN NPP ELECTIONS
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Upper Denkyira East constituency over the weekend dumped incumbent Member of Parliament (MP), Ben Kofi Ayeh, as it elected Samuel Nsowah Djan as its parliamentary candidate to represent the party in the 2016 general elections.
WEST BLUE DEAL IN LIMBO
The presidency is coming under a lot of fire for a potential breach of the Public Procurement Act, 2003 (ACT 663), as the government moves to award a juicy multi-million dollar contract to West Blue.
BLOWS OVER MAHAMA BOYS
Confusion has erupted between Vincent Kuagbenu, the newly appointed executive Director of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), formerly known as Ghana Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Agency (GYEEDA)
KOJO BONSU KMA HAULED TO COURT
The planned project to redevelop the Kejetia Lorry Terminal and the Kumasi Central Market is likely to suffer a further delay as the entire membership of the of the Kejetia Traders Association and the Kejetia Petty Traders Association has initiated a legal suit against the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) and its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Kojo Bonsu.
2,400 GHANAIAN CHILDREN BELOW 15 INFECTED WITH HIV – FIRST CALLS FOR URGENT REMEDIAL ACTION
The Director General of the Ghana Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Commission, Dr Angela El-Adas, has disclosed that 2,400 children below the ages of 15 are infected with HIV/AIDS, with just a quarter of the number having access to treatment.
SAVING THE CEDI
Last week’s announcement by the Bank of Ghana (BoG) to pump US$ 20 million a day into the economy to save the falling cedi is a curious attempt that touches the depth of the central bank’s pocket.
IFC TO ADVICE ON WHO RUNS ECG
The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) has signed a contract with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group to advise on which private entity will take over the operations of the ECG for a yet to stated period of time
OIL IN DANGER
The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors, Senyo Horsi has described GOIL’s mover to maintain its prices after the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) introduced the petroleum price liberalization and unsustainable and unwise for a commercial entity.
DRIVERS TO PAY 800% ON INSURANCE
Starting July 1, 2015, the 800 percent increment on driver’s vehicle insurance fee will be implemented by the National Insurance Association (NIC). This is according to Wilfred Dodzih, head of technical non-life at the Ghana Insurers Association (GIA).
I’M GHANA’S TOP DIVA – NANA YAA
All the female singers in Ghana move over because the real diva is coming out big time.
MUSIC TAKES OVER GOLDEN MOVIE AWARDS
It was a night dedicated to celebrate outstanding actors and actresses in the African movie Industry but that was overshadowed by great stage performances from female singers, Nana Yaa, Irene Logan, Ofie and Eazzy.