Here are today's newspaper headlines
FDA BANS 6 APHRODISIACS
The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has revoked marketing authorization permits for the sale and distribution of six vitality herbal medicines for men.
FIRE KILLS 2 CHILDREN AT TEMA NEW TOWN
Two children, aged four and 14, were at dawn yesterday burnt to death when fire gutted their makeshift residence at Abonkor at Tema New Town.
PREPARATORY SCHOOL PUPIL COMMITS SUICIDE
A pupil at the Bethel Preparatory School in Somanya in the Yilo Krobo District in the Eastern Region, Master Kenneth Olesu, hanged himself on the school premises on Sunday.
OMCS REDUCE FUEL PRICES BY 2 PERCENT
A number of oil marketing companies (OMCs) have begun a further reduction in the prices of petroleum products, in line with the full price deregulation of the sector.
GOVERNMENT BAGS Ȼ3.2B FROM TAXES
Government bagged Ȼ3.2 billion form taxes imposed on petroleum products for the past four-and-a-half years.
CUSTOMS READY TO TAKEOVER WORK OF DICS - DEP. COMMISSIONER
The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has expressed its readiness to take over the functions of the Destination Inspection Companies (DICs) in September this year.
AMA PRESENTS Ȼ10,000 EACH TO 8 FLOOD, FIRE VICTIMS
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has made cash donations to eight families of the June 3 flood and fire disaster.
TERPKER RIDES FISCAL STORM
Finance and Economic Minister, Seth Terkper is set to tell parliament today that the economy had responded well to the treatment prescribed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and administration under his careful watch.
IVORY FINANCE READY FOR NEGOTIATIONS
Ivory Finance Company Limited has offered to extend an olive branch to SIC Insurance Company Limited if the court decides to rule against the partly state-owned insurance company in its application of suspension aimed at preventing the finance company from disposing off its assets.
GHANA’S DEBTS TO HIT Ȼ93B
As the Finance Minister, Seth Terkper prepares to present government’s mid-year budget review and supplementary report to parliament today, there are growing concerns over Ghana’s public debt stock which has hit 89 billion cedis from 88 billion in just three months (March – May 2015).
GOVERNMENT TO CONSTRUCT MORE RAILWAY LINES
Despite Ghana’s adoption of a narrow gauge system in its railway line construction, government has maintained that it will strategically increase the base to standard gauge to enable the country fit into the West African sub-region’s requirement in the future.