Today's newspaper headlines: Friday, July 8, 2016

Today's newspaper headlines: Friday, July 8, 2016

This article brings you a summary of some of the top newspaper headlines in Ghana for Friday, July 8, 2016. Follow YEN.com.gh for details of the stories throughout the day.

Today's newspaper headlines: Friday, July 8, 2016

PREGNANT WOMEN AT RISK - FOR EATING CLAY

The Weekend Finder’s lead story has it that pregnant women who resort to eating baked white clay popularly known as 'ayilor' have been warned against the practice because it has serious implications for their health.

YOU RISK 10 YRS IN JAIL, IF...

It reports that distributing or possessing videos of minors engaged in sexual activities or their nude pictures on any of the social media platforms could land a person in jail for 10 years.

ABANTU CALLS FOR PASSAGE OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

The newspaper reports a call by the women's right advocacy group, ABANTU for Development, for the Affirmative Action Bill to be passed into law by parliament ahead of the 2016 polls.

GOVT URGED TO FAST TRACK SDGS INTO DEVT PLAN

It reports that the government has been urged to speed up the integration of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into the country's developmental framework to improve dialogue and accountability to citizens.

Today's newspaper headlines: Friday, July 8, 2016

BNI DEFENDS JUDGES 'KILLERS'

The Daily Guide says in its top story that the Bureau of National Investigation (BNI) is putting up a spirited defence of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) communicators who threatened to kill the Supreme Court judges on a live radio programme over issues involving the Electoral Commission (EC).

FACE SUPREME COURT TUESDAY

It reports that the Supreme Court has formally ordered embattled Salifu Maase, aka Mugabe, host of "Pampaso," current affairs programme on Montie FM, as well as two panelists on the show who issued death threats on the lives of the Supreme Court judges, to appear before the court on Tuesday.

TENSION OVER OKUAPEMHENE STOOL

The newspaper reports that the stool mother (Abrewatia) of the Sekyiabea family - one of the ruling houses in Akropong Akwapim - Nana Lily Agyeman, on Thursday swore the great oath of the Akuapem Traditional Council against the installation of Kwasi Akuffo aka Joe Faree as the new Okuapemhene.

9 KILLED AT SALAFEST IN K'SI

It reports the death of nine people - six females and three males – in a stampede which occurred at the Asawase Community Centre during a Sallah jam.

AKUFO-ADDO IS WINNING - ADWOA SAFO

It quotes Sarah Adwoa Safo, the NPP’s parliamentary candidate for Dome-Kwabenya, as saying that three-time flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, will succeed in his bid to becoming the next president of Ghana.

Today's newspaper headlines: Friday, July 8, 2016

SALLAFEST DISASTER - 9 VICTIMS BURIED

The Daiy Graphic leads with news of the death of nine people in a stampede at the Asawasi Community Centre in Kumasi.

MONTIE FM, 3 OTHERS FOR SUPREME COURT TUESDAY

It reports on the Supreme Court’s order for the two political communicators who allegedly threatened the lives of judges of the superior court to appear before it on July 12, 2016.

IDEG, CFI HAIL APEX COURT FOR REMOVAL OF NHIS REGISTRANTS ON ELECTORAL ROLL

The newspaper says the Institute of Democratic Governance (IDEG) and the Civic Forum Initiative (CFI) have hailed the Supreme Court order to the Electoral Commission (EC) to remove from the biometric voters' register (BVR) names of voters identified to have registered using their National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) cards.

'POWER INTERRUPTIONS DUE TO TEMPORARY DIFFICULTIES'

It quotes the ministry of power as saying that the interruptions in electricity supply are due to temporary difficulties occasioned by a delay in the supply of light crude.

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