This article brings you a summary of some of the top newspaper headlines in Ghana for Thursday, June 30, 2016. Follow YEN.com.gh for details of the stories throughout the day.
MAHAMA CONVOY PELTED WITH STONES
The Daily Guide’s lead story has it that the convoy of President John Dramani Mahama was allegedly stoned by some disgruntled people at Asotwe near Ejisu in the Ashanti Region Tuesday evening.
JJ SHOOTS DOWN NDC PROPAGANDA
The newspaper reports that the office of former President Jerry John Rawlings has denied claim that he secretly met President Mahama to strategise about the upcoming general election.
EC FACES SC JUDGES
The newspaper says the Electoral Commission (EC) yesterday filed the list of persons who used the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) cards as a means of identification to register their names prior to the 2012 elections.
OYE LITHUR ATTACKED AT PAC MEETING
It reports in its third big story that there was drama at the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) sitting yesterday when an angry-looking former director of the department of children at the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection barged into the conference room where the sitting was taking place to accuse the minister, Nana Oye Lithur, of arbitrarily interdicting her and putting someone else in her place.
CORRUPTION AND DUMSOR ARE MAHAMA'S LEGACY - NANA ADDO
The paper quotes Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), as saying that when Ghana's history in the Fourth Republic is being written, President John Mahama will only be remembered for corruption, a broken economy and dumsor.
BLOWS AT ASSEMBLY MEETING MCE, MCD HIRE THUGS TO BEAT ASSEMBLY MEMBERS IN WENCHI
The Today reports in its lead story that the office of the Wenchi Municipal Assembly (WMA) in the Brong Ahafo Region was virtually turned into a boxing ring on Wednesday, June 29, 2016.
CHIEF ACCUSES LANDS COMMISSION OF SELLING COMMUNITY LANDS
It says the chief of Abehenase in the Ga West Municipality of the Greater Accra Region, Oblempong Nii Kotey Susubiribi Onyaa I, and his elders have accused the lands commission of selling lands that have been bequeathed to them by their forefathers.
EC MEETS SC 6-DAY DEADLINE
The newspaper reports in its third big story that the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana yesterday presented to the Supreme Court, the list of voters who registered with the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) cards during the 2012 registration period.
INCREASE IN MARKET LIQUIDITY AMIDST RISING RISK LEVELS
It also has it that the broader market returns inched up on previous level as trading activity in terms of volumes and values on the bourse shored up. The Composite Index (CI) and the Financial Stock Index (FSI) increased by 14.92 pts and 9.83 pts respectively.
IFS VINDICATED AS IMF SLASHES UNREALISTIC TARGETS DURING SECOND REVIEW OF GHANA'S ECF-SUPPORTED PROGRAM
The Daily Heritage leads with news that the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), a renowned economic think-tank, has conducted an extensive evaluation of the second review of Ghana's extended credit facility-supported programme by the Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The second review by the IMF was conducted in January 2016.
200 BUILDINGS DEMOLISHED
It reports that land developers at Abbeyman in the Amasaman Municipality of the Greater Accra Region could not hold their tears on Saturday June 25, when some armed men stormed a 100 acre land at Abbeyman and pulled down over 200 buildings and fence walls.
DUNCAN WILLIAMS LEADS GHANA TO PRAY FOR PEACE TOMORROW
The newspaper reports in its third big story that the National Association of Charismatic and Christian Churches (NACCC) will tomorrow, July 1, 2016 hold its second national day of prayer across all the 10 regions aimed at offering prayer for the prosperity of the country ahead of the general election.
MAMPONG-AKWAPIM CHIEFS THREATEN DEMO OVER DYING TETTEH QUARSHIE HOSPITAL
It has it that the chiefs of Mampong-Akwapim in the Eastern Region are threatening to stage a demonstration over the gradual collapse of the Tetteh Quarshie Memorial Hospital.