This article brings you a summary of some of the top newspaper headlines in Ghana for Monday, June 6, 2016. Follow YEN.com.gh for details of the stories throughout the day.
NDC IS CONFUSED - READY TO TAX AIR
The Daily Guide leads with news on Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s description of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) government as confused in the handling of the nation’s affair.
GOVT WILL SOON IMPOSE TAX ON AIR - BAWUMIA
The newspaper also reports on Dr Mahamudu Bawumia’s criticism of the government for what he termed rampant imposition of taxes on Ghanaians.
11 KILLED AT NKWAKAW
It also reports that 11 persons died and about 47 others were injured in an accident that occurred in the early hours of Saturday, June 4, 2016 at Abepotia near Nkwakwa in the Kwahu West municipality of the Eastern Region.
2 GES OFFICIALS BUSTED - FOR ILLEGALLY RECRUITING 100 TEACHERS
The Daily Graphic leads with news that the ongoing verification and validation exercise for staff of the Ghana Education Service (GES) has led to the arrest of a headmaster and an official of the GES at New Edubiase in the Adansi South District in the Ashanti Region.
GOVT TO BATTLE ANGLOGOLD AT ARBITRATION
In its second big story, it reports that Ghana has appointed an international law firm to represent it at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) in Washington, DC, USA, ahead of its impending legal tussle with AngloGold Ashanti, a gold mining company.
MAMPONG FIRE VICTIMS TO BE BURIED TODAY
The newspaper also reports that the six family members who died in the devastating fire at Mampong in the Ashanti region, will be laid to rest today.
NURSING: A CRIME? - WHY HAS GOVT TURNED BLIND EYE TO PLIGHT OF COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSES?
The Finder’s first big story has it that thousands of children in rural Ghana under the age of five years risk dying of six childhood killer diseases as the over 13, 000 community health nurses who administer these vaccines are on an indefinite strike, which it says the government has turned a blind eye to.
GWCL INTRODUCES NEW BILLING AND PAYMENT SYSTEM
The newspaper also has it that the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has commenced the piloting of a new billing and payment system within the Tema Region.
TEACHER TRAINEES UNHAPPY WITH PAYMENT OF UTILITY BILLS
Its third big story reports that the leadership of Teacher Trainees Association of Ghana (TTAG) has registered its discontent with regard to principals who consistently extort monies from teacher trainees in the name of utility tariffs.