Here are today's newspaper headlines
9 CONVICTED FOR ILLEGAL POWER CONNECTION
Nine out of 14 people put before an Accra Circuit Court last Saturday have been convicted and find for illegally connecting electricity to their homes and business outlets.
GOVERNMENT DOCTORS RESUME NEGOTIATIONS TODAY
Negotiations for conditions of service for public sector doctors and other health professionals are expected to resume at the Ministry of Finance today.
THREE DIE IN FIRE IN DABOYA
Three people were killed by fire while a fourth person sustained severe burns, when a five-storey bedroom house in which they were living caught fire at Daboya in the Northern Region.
NANA KONADU PROPOSES E-VOTING TO AVOID CHALLENGES WITH VOTERS REGISTER
A former First Lady and leader of the National Democratic Party (NDP, Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings, has underscored the need for the country to gravitate towards the establishment of a national electronic data infrastructure which would make the introduction of electronic voting in Ghana easy.
NDC BOYS SPILL BEANS OVER TOGOLESE VOTERS
Some disappointed youth of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Volta Region have finally confessed their ‘sins’ revealing how they recruited Togolese nationals to vote in Ghana’s 2012 and previous general elections.
President of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) Bice Osei Kufuor on Sunday morning collapsed while going through a keep-fit-exercise on the University of Ghana school field, according to a statement issued by the Union’s head of Communications and Special Projects, Ahuma ‘Bosco’ Ocansey.
POLICE ASSIST LAND GUARDS AT AMASAMAN
The Amasaman District Police Command has been accused of assisting land guards to cause mayhem in the Ga West District of the Greater Accra Region.
PARLIAMENT SET TO LOSE EXPERIENCED MPS AS BAGBIN, SIX OTHERS BOW OUT
It is now clear that the next Parliament will miss the services of more experienced parliamentarians who have publicly declared their intention not to seek re-election as the country prepares for the next general elections in December 2016.
EC GIVES ULTIMATUM TO POLITICAL PARTIES
The Electoral Commission has given all political parties up to September 22 to submit recommendations on how to prepare a credible voters register ahead of the December 2016 elections.
GNPC URGED TO LIST
To escape political interference and be able to raise good money for investment, the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) needs to consider listing on the stock exchange or its vision of becoming a global oil giant will remain a mirage, discussants at a forum that scrutinized the GNPC’s investment plan have said.
GOVERNMENT NARROWS FISCAL DEFICIT
Government tightened its fiscal position in the first half of the year after exceeding its revenue target for the period by more than Ȼ770 million despite falling short on donor support inflows.
BOG DESCENDS ON MICROFINANCE INSTITUTIONS
The Bank of Ghana has announced tough measures to halt the activities of illegal financial institutions and fun clubs that transact business without licence contrary to section four of the Banking Act, 2004 (Act 673)
GOVERNMENT REJECTS MONOPOLY IN E-TOLL SYSTEM
Government has rejected unsolicited bids from investors who have shown strong interest to solely manage the entire country’s movement from manual road tolling to an automated system.