Here are today's newspaper headlines
OUR DEMANDS ARE FOR 2016: GMA EXPLAINS AND SAYS PRESIDENT MUST BE PROPERLY BRIEFED
The Ghana Medical Association has indicated that its demand for improved conditions of service is meant to be factored into the 2016 budget and not to take immediate effect.
DR DAANA ADVISES GA CHIEFTAINCY FACTIONS
Disputing factions in the Ga chieftaincy row have been asked to exercise patience as the case, which is pending before the court is heard.
COURT RULES IN FAVOUR OF ADB TO FLOAT SHARES
The Industrial and Labour Division of the High Court yesterday gave the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) permission to proceed with its plans to float shares on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE).
147.7KM FUFULSO-SAWLA ROAD INAUGURATED
The government fulfilled a major promise to the people of the Northern Region yesterday, when President John Mahama inaugurated the reconstructed Fufulso-Sawla road.
KOFI BOAKYE STRIKES IN KUMASI: WEE TANKER BUSTED 100 ROBBERS NABBED
The police in Kumasi have made a major breakthrough on the fight against narcotics in the Ashanti Region. A major swoop at some locations in the city which lasted less than 24-hours, has resulted in the arrest of about 100 suspected robbers who are terrorizing innocent people in the municipality.
3 IN TROUBLE OVER ASAMOAH GYAN SEX TAPE
Reggae musician and President of the Music Council of Ghana, Ekow Micah, has been charged with conspiracy to extort money from Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan.
AFOKO’S FATE HANGS
The much anticipated motion for bail filed by lawyers for Gregory Afoko, one of the two persons standing trial over the murder of the Upper East Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Adams Mahama, could not be moved yesterday (Thursday August 06, 2015).
MAHAMA GUNMAN TO BE FREED: LAWYER SET TO FILE CERTIORARI TO QUASH CONVICTION
Information gathered by Weekend Finder indicates that plans are far advanced to quash the decision of the Circuit Court that sentenced Charles Antwi, 36, the man at the centre of the President’s assassination attempt.
PRESIDENT MAHAMA INAUGURATES $50M PLANT FOR POMO AND GINO TOMATO
President John Mahama has congratulated the management of Conserveria Africana Ghana Limited, producers of Pomo and Gino brands of tomato paste for making huge investments into the setting up an ultramodern tomato factory in the country.
4 ARMED ROBBERS ARRESTED 1 KILLED
One was shot dead while four suspected armed robbers were arrested by the Eastern Regional Police Command at Nsawam yesterday (Thursday).
AMA, OSU RESIDENTS AT WAR
Residents and shop owners at Osu in Accra are in a state of uncertainty over their properties as the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) served notice Monday on some structures to be cleared in the area.
BALANCE THE ECONOMY NOT BUDGET
Macro Finance analyst, Kwame Ofori Asomaning, has advised government to concentrate on balancing the economy rather than balancing its budget.
GO TO HIGH COURT – SUPREME COURT TELLS PPP
The Supreme Court has asked the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) to go to the High Court to seek the enforcement of the Free, Compulsory Universal Basic Education (FCUBE) as enshrined in the 1992 Constitution.
STOCK MARKET GAINS TUMBLE
Stocks pries on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) last year suffered their biggest loss in more than a decade, wiping out millions of cedis in gains as investors weighed the impact of an unending energy crisis and strong dollar on the economy.
WE ARE ON COURSE FOR FASTER REBOUND – TERPKER
Finance and Economic Planning Minister, Seth Terkper is hopeful that with donors beginning to release previously locked-up funds, the economy is sure to rebound at a mish faster pace.
DEVELOP LOCAL MORTGAGES
Home financing firms including banks have been urged to develop products suitable for the local markets instead of stipulating the mortgage modules from developed economies.