Here are today's newspaper headlines
MAN LOSES FINGERS IN FACTORY ACCIDENT: COMPANY TO PAY HIM Ȼ4M COMPENSATION
The fast track High Court in Accra has ordered an Indian to pay Ȼ4, 417, 600 to a 21 year-old man for negligently causing him to lose his 10 fingers in an accident while in the employment of the company.
KORLE BU MANAGEMENT DENIES ALLEGATIONS
The Board and Management of the Korle BU teaching Hospital have dismissed all allegations made by the Senior Staff Association against the Chief Executive Officer of the hospital, Dr Gilbert Buckle.
POULTRY FARMERS ASSURE CLIENTS OF ENOUGH BIRDS FOR CHRISTMAS
The Ghana Poultry Farmers Association says its members have enough birds in the country for the Christmas festivities and after.
KUFUOR, JJ UNDER PRESSURE TO REJECT Ȼ3.6M BUS BRANDING
A group of Ghanaians have petitioned former Presidents Jerry John Rawlings and John Agyekum Kufuor over the posting of their pictures on the newly acquired Metro Mass Transit Buses which branding has caused a major stir in the country. They have asked them to cause the removal of their pictures from the 116 vehicles.
NO SECRET ACCOUNT IN NPP
A five-member committee set up by the New Patriotic Party has said no executive member of the party operated a secret bank account as earlier claimed.
MINISTERS BANNED FROM FOREIGN TRIPS
The Presidency has issued a directive cutting down on ‘unwarranted foreign trips’ by ministers and government officials.
ECONOMY TO WORSEN: US INTEREST RATE HIKE TO STOKE FURTHER DEPRECIATION OF THE CEDI
A hike in United States of America interest rate last Thursday is expected to have far-reaching consequences on Ghana, which will further worsen an already bad economy, hike cost of living and push many more Ghanaians beyond the poverty line.
LABOUR COMMISSION STOPS UNICOF DEMO AGAINST ADB MANAGEMENT
The National Labour Commission (NLC) has directed the Union of Industry, Commerce and Finance Workers (UNICOF) of the Trades Union Congress to suspend all on-going or intended strike action against the management of Agricultural Development Bank (adb).
EC’S ELECTION BUDGET HIT BY Ȼ400M CUT
Parliament has approved Ȼ826.8 million for the Electoral Commission for the conduct of presidential and parliamentary elections next year.
CHEAP AIRFARES FOR 2016
Airfares are expected to reduce next year as a consequence of the Cape Town Convention ratification by PARLIAMENT EARLY THIS MONTH.
WE BRING FUEL DIVERSITY – KARPOWER BOSS
Country manager for Karpowership Ghana Limited, Robert Larry Kremer has said a significant aspect of their project in Ghana is the addition of a “new and cheaper” fuel source – Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO) – which should result in lower electricity prices.
Afoko denied again
Korle Bu Board hits back...workers' allegations baseless
Parliament approves reduced budget by EC