This article brings you a summary of some of the top newspaper headlines in Ghana for Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Follow YEN.com.gh for details of the stories throughout the day.
4 GIRLS DROWN AT ACCRA BEACH
The Daily Guide leads with the tragic news that four girls drowned at Mamobi, an Accra suburb, on Sunday at the Mensah Guinea segment of the Accra Beach near the Arts Centre.
NPP READY FOR NDC - MINORITY
The paper also reports on the New Patriotic Party (NPP)’s three-day retreat in Koforidua, the Eastern Regional capital, to strategise to recapture power from the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the November 7 polls.
AKUFO-ADDO THANKS VOLTA REGION
It also respects on an aspect of New Patriotic Party flagbearer, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, tour of the Volta Region.
POOR ROADS HINDER WIND-POWER
The B&FT leads with news that he Volta River Authority (VRA)’s effort to diversify its energy source through the production of renewable energy from wind is being hampered by the poor road network linking major cities and towns to sites identified for potential windmills.
COCOBOD SEEKS US$2BN SYNDICATED FACILITY
The newspaper also reports on the Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod)’s plan to raise US$2billion from a pre-export syndicate facility to enable it to purchase about 900, 000 metric tonnes of cocoa beans in the 2016/17 crop season.
9, 000 TO LOSE JOBS
The Finder’s frontpage has it that 9000 jobs are about to be lost as Local steel manufacturing companies plan to shut down due to what they say is cheap imports and high electricity tariffs.
GIFEC PLANS $37M VSAT HUB
The newspaper also reports that the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) is in the process of installing a VSAT hub at $37 million, to provide universal access to telecommunications services for remote communities.