Ahead of the weekend, YEN.com.gh brings you the top newspaper headlines for Friday March 18,2016. Stay glued to your favourite online portal for details of these stories in the day.
HIGH FUEL COST SCARES OFF AIRLINES
International airlines are shying away from Ghana as a result of current high aviation fuel prices, Raphael Kuuchi, IATA Vice President has said.
WHERE IS THE ENVIRONMENTAL TAX CASH? – INDUSTRIALISTS ASK GOV’T
While recycling companies are able to absorb only 20% of the plastic waste that has become an albatross around the country’s neck, government is yet to find uses for the 10% Environmental Tax and industrialists are wondering why.
SCOTTISH MPs JAB MAHAMA OVER GAYS
President John Mahama’s visit to Scotland has been over-shadowed by a charge from his hosts that his government operates an anti-gay policy much to the disadvantage of the Ghanaian local community of lesbians, gay, bisexual and trans-genders (LGBTs).
NPP INDICTS GOVT OVER WOYOME
The NPP is more than convinced that the NDC government has a hand in the acquittal of businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyome of any criminal offence in the GH¢51.2 million judgement debt scandal.
SNAKES INVADE EJISU TOWN
Kwaso and the nearby communities of Essienimpong and Piase in the Ejisu/Juaben municipality of the Ashanti Region virtually became a ghost town as fear-stricken residents fled the area on Wednesday evening to avert being bitten by strange snakes that invaded those areas.
POLLUTION KILLS MILLIONS
Many more people risk dying young if nothing is done to improve the prevailing poor environment conditions in the country.
KOSMOS TO GROOM YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS
Kosmos Energy Ghana, as part of efforts to enhance sustainable development in the country has initiated a new flagship corporate social investment programme called Kosmos Innovation Center (KIC).