Here are today's newspaper headlines
DECISION TIME AT TALENSI TOMORROW
President John Mahama has stated that the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) is “expecting 20,000 votes from the electorate” during the Talensi parliamentary by-election tomorrow.
ECG BUSTS 3 ENTERTAINMENT SPOTS
The Accra West Region of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has uncovered the illegal connection of power at three entertainment joints at Korle Wokon in Accra.
CHRAJ ADVOCATES DEMOCRACY FUND
The Commission on Human and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) is advocating a Democracy Fund, similar to what as proposed by the Constitution Review Commission (CRC) for independent constitutional bodies.
NANA GOES TO COURT OVER APAU’S ‘VODDO’ REPORT
Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has given indications that he will challenge the adverse findings purportedly made against him by the Judgement Debt Commission headed by newly-appointed Supreme Court Judge, Justice Yaw Apau.
NPP DIDN’T COME FOR JUJU – TINDAANA
The traditional landlord (Tindaana) of Baare in the Talensi constituency of the Upper East Region, Tindaan Mayalik has cleared the air over a publication that was carried in pro-NDC newspapers on Thursday, with the pictures of some bare-chested New Patriotic Party (NPP) delegation who paid a courtesy call on him at his palace on July 1, 2015.
ST JOHN’S GRAMMAR SUED OVER CONCRETE FACTORY
A group of residents near St John’s Grammar Senior High School at New Achimota in Accra, numbering about 48, have sued the Board of Directors of the school for allegedly releasing part of the school’s land to a private developer.
HANNAH TETTEH, WEREKO BROBBY IN TROUBLE
Two top Ghanaian officials, one in the current administration and the other in the former administration, have been indicted by the judgement commission for allegedly causing financial loss to the state and awarding contracts illegally.
POLICE OFFICER, TWO OTHERS ARRESTED IN RAID ON DRUGS DEN
A police officer with the Visibility Department of the Brong Ahafo Regional Police Command and two other individuals have been remanded in police custody for illegal possession of cocaine.
BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL TIMES
CEDI RECORDS BIGGEST GAIN IN 2015
The local currency last week recorded its biggest gain against the US dollar this year, when it closed trading on Friday gaining 7.8 percent in value over the greenback.
ROOFTOP PANELS TO LEAD SOLAR DRIVE
President John Mahama is expected to in the coming days or weeks launch a government initiative that will aid some 200,000 households to install solar panels on their rooftops to generate part of their electricity needs themselves.