This article brings you a summary of some of the top newspaper headlines in Ghana for Tuesday, June 14, 2016. Follow YEN.com.gh for details of the stories throughout the day.
HOW ALAN WAS ROBBED - THE INSIDE STORY
The Daily Guide leads with what it says is the inside story of the armed robbery attack on Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen, a former New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential aspirant, at his West Land residence in Accra.
AYARIGA HOLDS 'KIDS' CONGRESS
It reports on the first national delegates’ congress by Hassan Ayariga and his All People's Congress (APC) yesterday.
AFOKO LAWYER GRILLED
The newspaper reported that the lawyer testifying as witness on behalf of suspended New Patriotic Party (NPP) chairman, Paul Afoko, yesterday admitted that Mr Afoko's suit was not based on express provisions of the party's constitution.
NACOB BEGS FOR TIME OVER NAYELE 'HOUSES'
It reports that the Narcotic Control Board (NACOB) has asked for time to file an affidavit in opposition to claims by Akua Adubofour, mother of Ruby Adu-Gyamfi aka Nayele Ametefe, in the case in which the woman is battling the state over two confiscated houses purportedly belonging to her daughter.
BOY, 13, COMMITS SUICIDE
In its fifth big story, it says the Airport District Police in Accra are investigating the circumstance under which a 13-year-old boy allegedly ended his life by hanging a few hours after returning from school.
GHANA-INDIA TRADE TO RISE FROM $3BN TO $5BN BY 2020
The Finder leads with news that total bilateral trade between Ghana and India between 2015 and 2016 has reached $3 billion in favour of Ghana.
NATIONA SOCIAL PROTECTION POLICY LAUNCHED
It reports on the launching of a National Social Protection Policy by the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection to mitigate vulnerabilities, close the inequality gap and ensure total inclusivity for all Ghanaians.
GAWU KICKS AGAINST 12.5 % TAX ON AGRO-PROCESSING ENTERPRISES
The newspaper reports that the General Agricultural Workers Union (GAWU) is unhappy with the newly introduced 12.5% corporate tax on agro-processing enterprises in rural areas by the government, describing it as unwarranted and inimical to the development of agriculture in the country.
WAEC SHOULD NOT FAIL GHANA THIS TIME AROUND - ADWOA SAFO
The quotes the MP for Dome/Kwabenya, Sarah Adwoa Safo, as saying that the government and the West African Examination Council (WAEC) must put in place stringent measures to curtail examination leakages and malpractices that have hit the Ghanaian society over the last couple of years.
NAVY OFFICERS ANGRY AT LACK OF LOGISTICS TO FIGHT BOAT DISASTERS
The Finder reports that navy officers who are deployed to various places along the Black Volta River to check overloading on boats are angry that the government has failed in providing them with basic logistics, resources and structures to aid them in their work.
8 KILLED IN CENTRAL REGION FLOODS
It states that the death toll in the Central Regional flood disaster has risen to eight. Regional Coordinator of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), Mr Sandy Amartey, confirmed the deaths to the media on Monday, June 13, 2016.
461,013 WRITE BECE
The newspaper reports the commencement of the 2016 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) yesterday. About 461, 013 candidates from 14, 267 public and private Junior High Schools (JHS) in the country are expected to take part in the week-long examination which is expected to end on Friday, June 17, 2016.