News Headlines 06-06-2016 By
NDC IS CONFUSED – READY TO TAX AIR
New Patriotic Party (NPP) flagbearer, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has observed that the way the National Democratic Congress (NDC)government is handling affairs of the state points to the fact that it (government) is confused.
GOVT WILL SOON IMPOSE TAX ON AIR – BAWUMIA
Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, vice presidential
candidate of the New Patriotic Patry (NPP), has
once again lambasted the Mahama administration
over the rampant imposition of taxes on
11 KILLED AT NKWAKAW
Reports reaching Daily Guide indicate that 11
persons died and about 47 others were injured in
an accident that occurred in the early hours of
Saturday, June 4, 2016 at Abepotia near Nkwakwa
in the Kwahu West municipality of the Eastern Region.
NURSING: A CRIME? – WHY HAS GOVT TURNED
BLIND EYE TO PLIGHT OF COMMUNITY HEALTH
Thousands of children in rural Ghana under the
age of five years risk dying of the six childhood
killer diseases as the over 13, 000 Community
Health Nurses who administer these vaccines are on an indefinite strike which government has
turned a blind eye to.
GWCL INTRODUCES NEW BILLING AND PAYMENT SYSTEM
The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has commenced the piloting of a new billing and payment system within the Tema Region.
TEACHER TRAINEES UNHAPPY WITH PAYMENT OF
The leadership of Teacher Trainees Association of Ghana (TTAG) has registered its discontent with regard to principals who consistently extort
monies from teacher trainees in the name of
CONTROVERSY OVER KOMENDA SUGAR FACTORY
The $35m Komenda Sugar Factory will be
shutdown after six months in operation. The
projected price offer by government for the
purchase of sugar cane from farmers to feed the
just inaugurated Komenda Sugar Manufacturing
Factory poses a great risk to making the facility a viable entity if immediate measures are not put in place to ensure constant supply of raw material (sugar cane) to feed the factory.
2, 487 JOBS CREATED IN FIRST QUARTER – GIPC
The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC)
has attracted 39 newly registered investment
projects into the country at an estimated value of
$249.49 million between January to March
representing the first quarter of 2016. The 2016 first quarter investments are expected to create a
total of 2, 487 jobs.
GOV’T SECURES $2BN TO BUY COCOA BEANS
The Ghanaian parliament has approved a $2
billion loan facility for the Ghana Cocoa Board
(Cocobod) to finance cocoa beans purchases for the 2016/17 crop season, amidst protest against previous expenditure patterns.
2 GES OFFICIALS BUSTED – FOR ILLEGALLY RECRUITING 100 TEACHERS
The ongoing verification and validation exercise
for staff of the Ghana Education Service (GES) has led to the arrest of a headmaster and an official of the GES at New Edubiase in the Adansi South District in the Ashanti Region.
GOVT TO BATTLE ANGLOGOLD AT ARBITRATION
Ghana is ready for a legal tussle with AngloGold
Ashanti, a gold mining company, as the state has appointed an international law firm to represent it at the International Centre for Settlement of
Investment Disputes (ICSID) in Washington, DC,USA.
MAMPONG FIRE VICTIMS TO BE BURIED TODAY
Six family members that perished in a fire outbreak at Worakese in Mampong Ashanti Region will be laid to rest today.