This article brings you a summary of some of the top newspaper headlines in Ghana for Thursday, June 9, 2016. Follow YEN.com.gh for details of the stories throughout the day.
VOTE NDC OUT! SACKED CARL WILSON POPS UP
The Daily Guide leads with the call by Carl Wilson, a former National Democratic Congress (NDC) loyalist, for Ghanaians to vote massively against President John Mahama and his NDC government.
MAYHEM IN COURT OVER $400,000
It also reports on
NAMOALE SPEAKS ON ALLOTEY JACOBS
The newspaper also reports claims by the member of parliament for La Dade-Kotopon, Nii Amasa Namoale, that the Central Regional chairman of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC), Bernard Allotey Jacobs, was briefly held at Heathrow Airport in London, contrary to the man's own denial.
GIRL, 2, DROWNS
In its fourth big story, the Daily Guide reports the death of a two-year-old girl who drowned in a stream.
MAKING GHANA NET RICE EXPORTER 2020 LOOMS LARGE
The B&FT’s lead story has it that the government says it is poised to reduce the rice import bill of about US$600 million and make the country a net exporter by 2020, and that there is no time to waste.
POLICE OFFER HOPE TO INVESTORS - PLAYS DOWN TERRORISM AND ELECTION VIOLENCE
It reports that the Ghana Police Service has assured investors and the business community of conducting their business without fear of terrorism and post-election violence, as the service has put in place the necessary mechanisms to check these threats.
GHANA-TURKEY TRADE VOLUME SOARS - TAB 2016 OPENS ON SEPT 30
The newspaper, in its third big story, reports that trade volume between Ghana and Turkey has increased over the past decade, following deepened bilateral ties between the two countries.
BOG URGES SAVINGS AND LOANS TO CONSIDER MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
It also reports the the Bank of Ghana’s call on savings and loans companies to consider acquisition of and mergers with microfinance institutions as a move to support the growth of these institutions.