Here are today's newspaper headlines
CONSTITUTION REVIEW CHALLENGE SHOT DOWN
The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed an application that sought to challenge the legality of the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) set up to review the 1992 Constitution.
WAPCO TO CUT GAS SUPPLY TO VRA AT MIDNIGHT
Gas supply from the West African Gas Pipeline Company (WAPCo) to the Volta River Authority (VRA) will be cut by midnight today, Thursday, October 15, 2015, if the VRA fails to pay a debt of $103 million owed by the VRA to the company.
MINORITY QUESTIONS GHANA’S DEBT STOCK
The Minority in Parliament has accused the government of not being forthright and truthful about the country’s debt stock.
VEEP INAUGURATES MEDICAL OUTREACH IN CAPE COAST
The Vice-President, Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, on Wednesday launched the second National Medical Outreach Services in Cape Coast in the Central Region, with the affirmation that the government would continue to invest in the health sector to safeguard the health of the people.
NDC GOVERNMENT CHOPS Ȼ914M SSNIT CASH
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) government’s inability to pay statutory funds has been extended to public workers pension funds as the Mahama administration could not pay Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) contributions running into almost Ȼ1 billion for 2014.
CHANGE REGISTER IF…SAYS RAWLINGS
Former President Jerry John Rawlings has supported the call for a credible voter register as a means of “ensuring that things do not get out of hand”, observing that the atmosphere in the country is charged.
PROSTITUTE ROBS MINISTER IN HOTEL
A former Northern Regional Minister, who allegedly solicited the services of a lady believed to be a prostitute, has ended up losing his Ford 4×4 vehicle in Accra.
3 YEARS OF UNPAID SALARIES: NO MONEY OR SYSTEM FAILURE?
Government has admitted slowing down the processing of new employees onto its payroll due to lack of adequate resources to cater for all public sector workers.
GOVERNMENT BORROWS Ȼ125M FROM DOMESTIC MARKET
Government borrowed Ȼ125 million in treasury notes from the domestic bond market between July 6 and September 14, 2015, Business Finder can confirm.
10 DISTRICTS IDENTIFIED AS POOR
Ten districts in Ghana, mainly in the northern, Brong Ahafo and the Volta Regions are the most poorest in Ghana, according to the latest Ghana Poverty Mapping Report which captured 216 districts and 29 sub-metros.
FIX OUR ROADS OR ELSE…CHIEFS CHARGE MAHAMA
Chiefs and residents of neglected and rejected Ada-Foah in Dangme East District which is one of the strongholds of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Greater Accra region have lashed out at the Mahama administration over the poor state of the roads in the area.
MAHAMA UNDER PRESSURE TO CHANGE AMISSAH-ARTHUR
A National Democratic Congress (NDC) group has warned President John Mahama not to make the mistake of picking Paa Kwessi Amissah-Arthur as running mate going into the 2016 general elections.