Here are today's edition of the newspaper headlines
COME, LET’S SAVE LIVES – 37 HOSPITAL INVITES 148 DOCTORS WHO VOTED AGAINST STRIKE
Authorities at the 37 Military Hospital have called on public sector doctors who voted last Friday to resume work at a crucial meeting of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) to complement medical officers at the hospital to save lives.
HELP CHANGE NEGATIVE PERCEPTION ABOUT AFRICA – PREZ MAHAMA
The President, John Mahama has challenged brand experts in Africa to help change the age-old negative perception of the continent by exploring innovative ways to sell it to the world.
FULL GOSPEL, FEDERATION OF MUSLIMS, LEPOWURA APPEAL TO DOCTORS TO RESUME WORK
Two religious groups and a former chief director of the Ministry of Health have called on public sector doctors to call off their strike.
GFA CONGRESS IN TAMALE TODAY
The President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Kwesi Nyantakyi, will today be affirmed at a Delegates Congress at the Tamale Stadium to begin his third term in office.
2016 NDC RACE – NO CHALLENGER FOR MAHAMA
There seems to be a deliberate attempt by some leading members of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) to get President John Mahama elected unopposed in the upcoming flagbearership race of the party.
2 BOYS DROWN IN ATEBUBU
Two primary school boys, Gyan Michael, 13, and Akwasi Anthony, also 13, reportedly drowned in stagnant water in Tintari, a village in the Atebubu-Amanteng District of the Brong-Ahafo Region.
FETISH PRIEST KILLER GRABBED
The suspected ring leader in last Friday’s riot at Kwapong in the Asunafo South District of the Brong-Ahafo Region that saw the town’s police station vandalized and a police destroyed has been arrested.
POLICE HOSPITAL IN DISTRESS
The Police Hospital in Accra has made a passionate appeal to the private sector and the general public to assist it with funds to refurbish an old nearby building to cater for the increasing number of patients.
NHIA OWES US Ȼ500M
The Society of Private Medical and Dental Practitioners (SPDMP) Ghana has made a passionate appeal to government to immediately clear about 500 million cedis arrears owed service providers to the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) as the strike by public sector doctors bites hard.
50 ROBBERIES AT AMANFROM NOT TRUE – DCOP YOHUNO
The Accra Regional Police Command has dispelled rumours that the plagued the media over the weekend and Monday morning that 50 homes were robbed around the Amanfrom enclave.
MAD RUSH FOR TV LICENCE
The collection of TV licence fee has begun in earnest across the country with many owners of TV sets trooping in their members to register and pay for their licences, Today checks have revealed.
WE WON’T CALL OFF STRIKE UNLESS… - DOCTORS DECLARE
The Ghana Medical Association has stated categorically that it would not call off its strike until its demands are met.
PETROLEUM FUNDS DISAPPOINT; HERITAGE FUND YIELDS NEGATIVE RETURN
Investment returns of Ghana’s petroleum revenue this year have so far yielded disappointing results, with the Ghana Petroleum Funds posting mixed earnings for the first six months of the year.
KWESI BOTCHWEY ALLAYS INVESTORS’ FEARS AS ELECTIONS BECKON
The man who led negotiations on behalf of Ghana to structure the three-year IMF stabilization plan, Dr Kwesi Botchwey has given a resounding assurance that government will stick to the conditions of the bailout even as the country gears up for general elections next year.
$500M WASTED ON NO POWER
The nation has in the last fifteen years wasted close to half a billion dollars on three thermal power projects that have delivered no power whatever, at a time when between 500 and 600 megawatts of power are being shed, Kwaku Awotwi, former VRA boss has said.