This article brings you a summary of some of the top newspaper headlines in Ghana for Monday, May 30, 2016. Follow YEN.com.gh for details of the stories throughout the day.
6 KIDS DROWN AT YEJI
The Daily Guide reports that the families and residents of Nankyie Akura and Yeji, communities along the Volta Lake, have been thrown into a state of mourning and despair after their relations were reported drowned as the boat they were travelling in capsized.
MAHAMA UNDER PRESSURE OVER KILLER LIGHTS BILL
The newspaper reports that the Mahama-led National Democratic Congress (NDC) governments is under pressure to reduce huge electricity tariffs (light bills), which it says have collapsed many industries and wreaked havoc on many homes.
DRAMA OVER ALLOTEY JACOBS
In its third big story, it reports on the alleged arrest and subsequent detention of the Central Regional chairman of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Bernard Allotey Jacobs, at the Heathrow Airport, London, in the United Kingdom (UK) yesterday.
ACEP FLAYS UTILITIES REGULATOR
The B&FT's first story reports that the Africa Center for Energy Policy (ACEP) has lashed out at the Public Utilities and Regulatory Commission (PURC) following the it's directive to the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to suspend its billing software.
RESUSCITATED US$36M KOMENDA SUGAR FACTORY BEGINS OPERATION
It also reports that President John Dramani Mahama will inaugurate the new US$36 million Komenda Sugar Factory today.
IMF PROGRAMME YIELDING GOOD RESULTS - FINANCIAL ANALYST
The newspaper also quotes that the Global Head of Financial Markets at the Standard Chartered bank, Jonathan Paul, as saying that Ghana's extended facility programme with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has started setting the economy on the path to recovery.
MUSICAL CHAIRS OVER CREDIBLE REGISTER
The Finder's lead story has it that with exactly 161 days left for Ghanaians to vote in presidential and parliamentary elections, the Electoral Commission (EC) is yet to settle on the appropriate and acceptable means of producing a credible register, which is a vital tool for any successful election.
GHC500 3-YEAR BOND UNDERSUBSCRIBED
Its second big story reports that Ghana has accepted GHC303m worth of bids for a three-year domestic bond and will pay a fixed yield of 24.5 per cent.
LEAVE ME OUT OF AVENOR CHIEFTAINCY ROW - SPEAKER
The Speaker of Parliament has bunked allegations linking him to a chieftaincy row in the Avenor Traditional Area in the Volta Region, according to the newspaper.