Today’s newspaper front pages: Thursday April 5, 2016

Today’s newspaper front pages: Thursday April 5, 2016

Here are newspaper frontpage stories in Ghana for Thursday, April 5, 2016. We feature the Daily Guide, B&FT, Business Finder and the Today newspapers.

Today’s newspaper front pages: Thursday April 5, 2016

WONTUMI FREED! STOPS TRFFIC IN KUMASI

The embattled Ashanti Regional NPP Chairman, Bernard Antwi-Boasiako, aka Chairman Wountumi, yesterday bretathed the air of freedom after spending a night in police cells over an assault charge.

I LIKE POLICE CELLS – JB KILLER

Daniel Asiedu, the 19-year-old man being tried over the murder of Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu, the NPP MP for Abuakwa North in the Eastern Region, has said that he is more comfortable in police custody.

ANAS JUDGE DIES

One of the dismissed high court judges implicated in the Anas Aremeyaw Anas political bribery and corruption scandal has passed on.

Today’s newspaper front pages: Thursday April 5, 2016

OFFICE RENT CHOKES BUSINESSES

Rising cost of office space rental in major business districts in the capital, has significantly increased the cost of doing business for medium to large scale businesses, while small businesses are pushed to the brink.

CORRUPTION IMPEDING FDI – CANADIAN HIGH COMMISSIONER EXPRESSES WORRY

Ghana is a good place to invest, but the country needs to deal decisively with the corruption that stands in the way of investors, particularly where people are asked to make “unapproved payments”, Christopher Thornley, Canadian High Commissioner to Ghana, has said.

Today’s newspaper front pages: Thursday April 5, 2016

DUTCH DISEASE RUINS ECONOMY

Six years after the discovery and production of oil in commercial quantities, critical sectors in Ghana's economy, agriculture and manufacturing have been consistently abysmal in performance.

GHANA DROPS IN ECONOMIC RANKING

Ghana's economy has dropped to the 12th position from its previous 11th position on the African continent.

Today’s newspaper front pages: Thursday April 5, 2016

SHOW OF POWER: FIRE BOSS SEIVES TWO TRUCK

The decision by the Chief Fire Officer of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS), Dr Albert Brown Gaisie, to seize the only tow truck belonging to the Eastern Regional office of the GNFS has created tension between officers in the region and the GNFS boss.

ONGOING VOER REGISTRATION: NPP TIGHTENS SECURITY AT AFLAO BORDER

Investigation by Today newspaper have uncovered that the NPP has beefed up its security detail at various check points along the borders of the Volta Region.

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