Here are today's newspaper headlines
NO END TO DUMSOR AS TEMA POWER UNITS GO DOWN: ECG SHEDS 600MW
The country’s power situation which saw a significant improvement in recent times is beginning to make a negative U-turn as the Mine Reserve Plant and other thermal units in Tema are down as a result of low gas pressure in the pipeline from Nigeria.
FORMER PRESBY MODERATOR RESIGNS
The decision of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG) to recall its immediate past Moderator, the Very Rev. Dr. Yaw Frimpong-Manso as part of measures to cut ties with the Presbyterian Church of the United States of America (PCUSA) over same-sex marriage tool another twist yesterday with the former Moderator resigning from the church.
AJET-NASAM DRIBBLES DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE AGAIN
One of the implicated judges in judicial bribery scandal, Justice John Ajet-Nasam, yesterday, for the third time, failed to show up before the Disciplinary Committee set up to investigative the matter.
AJET RUNS AWAY OVER ANAS Ȼ16,000 ‘BRIBE’
Justice John Ajet-Nasam, one of the seven suspended high court judges implicated in the Anas Aremeyaw Anas judicial bribery and corruption scandal, Thursday waived his rights to be heard in respect of the scandal as he was nowhere to be found.
ACCRA MALL SUED
Starmark Limited, a tenant of Accra Mall Limited, Ghana’s foremost shopping destination, has filed a suit at the high court over attempts to compel it to file and declare its monthly turnovers.
PRESBY MODERATOR QUITS
The Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG) appears to be at crossroads over the purported resignation of the former Moderator of the General Assembly of the church, Most Rev Dr Yaw Frimpong Manso.
STREET MENTAL PATIENTS TO RISE
The number of mentally challenged patients roaming the streets in the country could increase in the fees at the Accra Psychiatric Hospital.
POOR LIVING CONDITIONS CAN SPELL DOOM
Director of the Centre for Migration Studies (CMS) of the University of Ghana, Dr Delali M. Badasu has warned that the current living conditions of locals in the Sekondi-Takoradi metropolis could lead to social agitations if government did not take immediate corrective action.
PRESIDENT MAHAMA GOES ON MARATHON TOUR
President John Dramani Mahama who is crisscrossing the country to seek the mandate of the party members ahead of the November 7 presidential and parliamentary elections of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has touted the democratic credentials of his party.
DR FRIMPONG MANSO RESIGNS AS MODERATOR OF PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
The Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Rev. Dr. Yaw Frimpong Manso has resigned and quit the church over the church’s stand on same sex marriage.
WILL 40-YEAR BLUEPRINT SURVIVE NDC?
While Dr Nii Moi Thompson and his charges at the NDPC believe they are trying to put an end to decades of reactive planning in Ghana, the opposition NPP has made no secret its lack of admiration for the effort – bringing into question whether the plan will survive the NDC in government.
PPP LAW TO ADDRESS INFRASTRUCTURE GAP
The draft Public Private Partnership (PPP) law currently will make room for accountability and transparency so as to ensure projects are executed by leveraging public and private sector resources in order to close the infrastructure gap and deliver efficient public infrastructure and services.