Here are today's newspaper headlines
NEW GA CHIEF INSTALLED
A new Ga Mantse has been installed by the Dzasetse of the Ga State, Nii Dr Tetteh Kwei II, and the accredited heads and elders of the Ga Paramount Stool, known as Dzaase.
OSEADEEYO ADDO DANKWA III PASSES ON
Oseadeeyo Addo Dankwa III, the Paramount Chief of the Akuapem Traditional Area, has passed on. He died at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital last Tuesday.
EC TO CREATE MORE POLLING STATIONS FOR ELECTION
The Electoral Commission (EC) is preparing to create more polling stations for the general election in 2016.
WEST BLUE CONTROVERSY DEEPENS
The contention over the purported move to engage West Blue consulting to set up a single window project for Ghana continues to deepen.
3 BOYCOTT NPP RACE
There appears to be confusion in some constituencies in the Greater Accra New Patriotic Party (NPP) over the election of their parliamentary candidates.
NEW GA MANTSE INSTALLED
Kingmakers of the Ga State have installed a new king in the person of Kelvin Nii Tackie Abia Tackie.
DOCTORS FIGHT NDC OVER PROPAGANDA
General Secretary of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA), Dr Frank Serebuor lost his cool during a radio interview last Friday when he descended heavily on a National Democratic Congress communication officer whom he said was running doctors down without any justification.
HEALTH CARE IN CHAOS
Reports from various parts of the country tell chilling stories of how patients were turned away from public hospitals and some ended up losing their lives before or upon reaching the next facility following withdrawal of out-patient department (OPD) services by public sector doctors.
NARELIDU SHS STUDENTS DESTROY SCHOOL PROPERTIES
Students of Nalerigu Senior High School (NASS) in the Northern Region last Saturday evening went on riot, destroying valuable properties of the school, including school cars, the headmaster’s bungalow, ICT centre and the girl’s dormitory, all for not being allowed to organise entertainment to mark the end of the term, otherwise known as closing jams.
EC TO CREATE MORE POLLING STATIONS
Director of Finance of the Electoral Commission (EC), Joseph Kwaku Asamoah has hinted that the commission could create more polling stations ahead of the 2016 presidential elections.
DOCTORS’ STRIKE: NHIS DIRECTS SUBSCRIBERS TO 1,000 HEALTH FACILITIES
The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has entreated all NHIS card holders who may be turned away from public health facilities to visit any of the NHIS-credential private and faith-based hospitals and clinics to access healthcare services.
CABINET RESHUFFLE LOOMS
Credible information available to the General Telegraph indicates that there will be a rigorous reshuffle in President John Mahama’s cabinet soon.
WEST BLUE CASE AGAINST GOVERNMENT THROWN OUT
An Accra Fast Track Court has struck out the West Blue case brought against the government.
ACCRA RESIDENTS MUST ACT AS COMMUNITY POLICE OFFICERS – MAYOR
The Mayor of Accra, Alfred Oko Vanderpuije has charged residents within the Okaikoi South Region to play a role as community police to ensure that indiscriminate activities within the Odaw River are curbed.
TOUGH TIMES FOR SME’S
The contribution of Small and Medium Enterprises (SME’s) to creation of jobs and increasing aggregate output continues to dwindle as banks put in stringent measures at releasing credit to small business owners.
SCHOOL CHILDREN HIJACK GAMBLING BUSINESS
School children in some parts of Accra have resorted to engaging in sports betting as a means of making quick money, Business Day checks have revealed.
NO MORE GUARANTEE FOR IPPS
Private Investors in the power sector otherwise known as Independent Power Producers (IPPs), should be ready to shoulder part of the risk and quit inundating government with requests for guarantees, Power Minister Kwabena Donkor has said.
GOVERNMENT EXCEEDS H1 BORROWING TARGET
Government exceeded its borrowing target for the first six months of this year by more than 763 million cedis, further deepening concerns about the country’s debt position.