Here are today's newspaper headlines
ONSY IS NKRUMAH’S SON – FAMILY ASSOCIATE AFFIRMS
Onsy Nathan Kwame Nkrumah is the biological son of the late President Kwame Nkrumah and must be treated as such, says Souad Mohammed El Rouby Sinate, an Egyptian and close associate of the Nkrumah Family.
TARZAN GOES TO COURT OVER TV LICENCE FEES
A former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Volta River Authority (VRA), Dr Charles Wereko-Brobby, has filed a suit at the High Court to contest moves by the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) to collect television licence fees from August 1, 2015.
GOVERNMENT, GMA TO CONTINUE NEGOTIATIONS TODAY
Negotiations on conditions of service for public sector doctors will continue today, in spite of the strike announced by the Ghana Medical Association (GMA).
WORLD BANK SUPPORTS SANKOFA GAS PROJECT
The World Bank Group is supporting Ghana’s Sankofa Gas Project through a package of World Bank Guarantees to the tune of $700 million.
EDITOR BUSTED OVER ASAMOAH GYAN SEX VIDEO
Broadcast journalist and Deputy Editor of the Razz Entertainment Newspaper, Osarfo Anthony, is in the custody of the Airport Police after his attempt to extort an amount of 25,000 cedis from Black Stars Captain Asamoah Gyan, in what appears to be a blackmail deal gone bad.
2 KILLED IN STUDENT RIOT
Two persons are reported dead while dozens have been injured following a riot by students of the Salaga T.I. Ahmadiyya Senior High School in the Northern Region on Thursday morning to demand the removal of their headmaster.
PAY US OUR MONEY – KRACHIE CHIEFS
The communities affected by the construction of the Volta Dam have expressed concern about the undue delay in paying them their compensation as agreed upon by the government. They have therefore threatened to sue the Mahama-led administration if nothing is quickly done about it.
DOCTORS STRIKE OVER PAY
Medical doctors under the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) have laid down their tools to press home their demand for proper conditions of service.
WEDDING GIFTS BANNED; CITED AS OBJECTS OF SPIRITUAL ATTACK ON MARRIAGES
Presenting gifts at a couple’s wedding ceremony is an age-old tradition. For many, the whole idea of a present is to please the couple and make them happy; for others, the main intent is to ‘shower’ the couple with things they may need for their future home.
15-YEAR-OLD RAPE VICTIM SEEKS JUSTICE
A 15-year-old girl, who was allegedly defiled and impregnated at the age of 13, is crying for justice after a case that was brought against the man who perpetrated the act has been pending in court for the past three years without a verdict.
4 CHIEFS JAILED
Four destooled chiefs of Kumawu were this week jailed by a Kumasi High Court for contempt of the honourable court.
KEN ATTAFUAH ATTACKS JUDGE
One of the nation’s criminologists, Prof Ken Attafuah, has condemned the swift judgement of Charles Antwi, who attempted to kill President John Mahama last Sunday at the Ringway Assemblies of God Church.
JOURNALIST IN COURT FOR DEFRAUDING MILITARY
A self-styled journalist, Benjamin Fiifi Donkor has been arraigned before an Accra court for defrauding a military officer, WO.11 Ofori Benjamin.
SUBAH LINKS UP WITH 170 COUNTRIES TO COMBAT SIMBOX FRAUD
Managing Director of Subah Infosolutions Ghana, Biren Sasmal, has revealed that the IT solutions company is teaming up with authorities in over 170 countries to fight the operations of SIMbox fraudsters.
A BOOST FOR ENERGY SECTOR; WORLD BANK APPROVES LARGEST EVER GUARANTEE FOR SANKOFA
The World Bank has approved a $700 million guarantee component of the Sankofa Gas Project, as government steps up effort to increase gas supplied from the Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) enclave for power generation.