Editorial: Here are the headlines from some of the leading newspapers in the country for today, January 28, 2015. Stay glued to yen.com.gh for more details on these stories throughout the day.
GOVERNMENT, LABOUR REACH DEAL ON TARIFF HIKES
The government has agreed to provide relief for lifeline consumers of electricity and the vulnerable with effect from February 1, as it has reached a deal with organised labour over the increases in utility tariffs.
MENINGITIS CLAIMS LIVES IN ASHANTI, VOLTA REGIONS
The deadly pneumococcal meningitis continues to claim more lives in parts of the country. The latest area to record mortality is the Ashanti Region where the disease has claimed four lives in two weeks.
4 CPP PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFULS SELL MESSAGES
Four Convention People’s Party (CPP) presidential hopefuls on Tuesday evening locked themselves to their party electorates and Ghanaian voters ahead of their Saturday primaries.
CONFIRMED! NDC ORGANIZER BUSTED FOR COCAINE IN LONDON
The Ayawaso East constituency organizer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Ismaila Ali Horoya, has been arrested by British security agents in London for transporting cocaine into that country.
NANA DAMNS FALSE REPORT
The presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has expressed disgust at claims that he killed his first wife, Obaa Yaa Nkansah Dwamena.
EC DENIES AYARIGA APC
The Electoral Commission has dismissed reports that it has registered Hassan Ayariga’s All People’s Congress (APC) to operate as a political party.
BRACE UP FOR THE WORST
In spite of the frustration and public outcry that have greeted killer taxes and rising cost of living in Ghana, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Ghanaians must brace for more hardships.
MANUFACTURING SECTOR HIT BY NEGATIVE GROWTH
The harsh economic conditions facing the country impacted negatively on manufacturing firms in 2015.