Editorial: Here are the headlines from some of the leading newspapers in the country for today, January 21, 2015. Stay glued to yen.com.gh for more details on these stories throughout the day.
We Are Suffering: Workers On Demo Cry Out
Thousands of workers on Wednesday thronged certain streets of Accra to protest against hikes in utility tariffs and fuel prices.
Government Sued Over Ex-Gitmo Detainees
The legality of the government’s decision to accept into the country two former alleged terror suspects detained by the United States at the Guantanamo Bay is being challenged by two citizens.
Akufo-Addo Got It All Wrong – Omane Boamah
The government says it did not violate the Anti-Terrorism Act (Act 762) by accepting to host the two former Guantanamo Bay detainees in Ghana as alleged by the presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana AddoDakwaAkufo-Addo.
Workers Go Wild Over Killer Taxes
Thousands of public sector workers, with support from the informal sector, yesterday took to the streets across the country to protest against poor management of the Ghanaian economy leading to the imposition of killer taxes.
A-G Sued Over Al-Qaeda Foot-Soldiers
Two concerned Ghanaians have dragged the Attorney General and the Minister of the Interior to the Supreme Court over the two ex-Guantanamo Bay inmates currently cooling off in Ghana.
19 Nhia Officers Interdicted For Fraud
The National Health Insurance Authority has interdicted 19 of its staff following investigations by the Bureau for National Investigations into alleged fraud at the Authority.
Firms Relocating To Cote D’ivoire Over Economic Crisis
The deteriorating business environment in Ghana which has culminated in the ongoing industrial agitations in the country’s public and private sectors has compelled many businesses to relocate to neighbouring Cote d’Ivoire and Nigeria.
Pre-Paid Meter Users Raise Hell
Few weeks after an almost 60 percent increase in electricity tariffs, electricity consumers have been complaining bitterly about unfair deductions of their credit units.
Bog To Access Economy
The Bank of Ghana will from tomorrow begin its first assessment of the economy this year when its Monetary Policy Committee starts its sitting.