Here are today's newspaper headlines
NPP MAKES CASE FOR NEW VOTERS REGISTER
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has called for the compilation of a new voters register to replace the existing one, saying that there is overwhelming evidence that the current register is seriously flawed and bloated.
177 DOCTORS EXPECTED FROM CUBA – SEGBEFIA
Processes are ongoing for about 177 Cuban doctors to be brought into the country to assist in healthcare delivery as the ongoing strike by doctors enters its third week.
CABINET APPROVES NATIONAL GENDER POLICY
Cabinet has approved the National Gender Policy to mainstream gender equality concerns into the national development process for equitable livelihood for both sexes and children.
NPP BOMBSHELL: 76,000 TOGOLESE IN VOTERS REGISTER
The opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has made stunning revelations about some of the flaws contained in the country’s current voters’ register, rendering the document virtually useless.
GOVERNMENT IMPORTS 177 CUBAN DOCTORS
Government is to bring in a total of 177 doctors from Cuba to support healthcare delivery in Ghana
BLOWS AT AFOKO TRIAL
The timely intervention of journalists and lawyers at the 24th February Court yesterday averted a near bloodbath between families of the late Adams Mahama, Upper East Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and Gregory Afoko, one of the two persons being tried over the murder of the NPP man.
VOTERS REGISTER CONTAINS NAMES OF 76,000 TOGOLESE
The New Patriotic Party is intensifying pressure on the Electoral Commission to compile a new voters register before the December 2016 general elections because the evidence available to it suggests that the current one is flawed.
CUBAN DOCTORS TO THE RESCUE
Minister of Health, Alex Segbefia has announced that government will retain Cuban doctors who have completed their rotation in order to reduce the pressure on quasi government hospitals as the ongoing strike by doctors enters its third week.
MINSTER BEGS DOCTORS TO RETURN TO WORK
Government is now on its knees begging the striking doctors to go back to work whilst negotiations continue.
VOTERS REGISTER FLAWED WITH OVER 70,000 TOGOLESE
Opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has alleged that over seventy thousand (70,000) Togolese nationals registered for the 2012 General Elections in Ghana.
POOR SPENDING ON RESEARCH HURTS – PROF YANKAH
The President of Central University College, Professor Kwesi Yankah, has blamed the gaps in national policy formation and national planning on shortfalls in spending on research and data gathering; demanding that research budgets and spending in institutions be pumped up.
BOG’S APPROACH NOT GOOD ENOUGH – ANALYST
The Central Bank’s approach to arresting the fall of the local currency is too lop-sided to achieve the desired results as it focuses more on the banks rather than the broader market, Investment advisory firm InvestCorp has said in its latest Economic report.