Today's newspaper headlines: Wednesday July 13, 2016

Today's newspaper headlines: Wednesday July 13, 2016

This article brings you a summary of some of the top newspaper headlines in Ghana for Wednesday, July 13, 2016. Follow YEN.com.gh for details of the stories throughout the day.

Today's newspaper headlines: Wednesday July 13, 2016

JUDGES MAD AT MONTIE FM GANG

The Daily Guide reports in its lead story that the Supreme Court justices hearing contempt charges against the owners of Accra-based Montie FM and three others were yesterday furious that the station owners refused to make themselves available to the court as ordered.

MUGABE RUNS FOR COVER

It says the embattled Montie FM afternoon political programme host, Salifu Maase popularly called Mugabe, who has been cited for contempt alongside others by the Supreme Court, is on his knees begging the court to "tamper justice with mercy and compassion".

NDC GOONS ATTACK JOURNALISTS

The newspaper reports that there was pandemonium at the Supreme Court yesterday as supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) brazenly assaulted journalists covering the case involving embattled Salifu Maase aka Mugabe, host of "Pampaso," a political talk-show on Montie FM, and two other panelists on the programme who issued death threats on the lives of the judges.

KOJO BONSU KICKED OUT

It says after several failed attempts, including apologies to save his job, Kojo Bonsu has finally succumbed to immense pressure by the Kumasi Traditional Council (KTC) as he tendered in his resignation letter as the Chief Executive of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) Tuesday afternoon.

MINORITY DECRIES NEW MINISTERIAL APPOINTMENT

It reports that the appointments of Emmanuel Bombande, John Oti Bless and Joseph Agmor Tetteh as deputy ministers-designate for foreign affairs and regional integration, local government and rural development and the Eastern Region respectively have officially been communicated to parliament and referred to the appointments committee by the speaker, Edward Doe Adjaho.

Today's newspaper headlines: Wednesday July 13, 2016

GOV'T BAILS OUT VRA

The Daily Graphic leads with news that the plans to to pay the GHc2.2 billion debt the Volta River Authority (VRA) owes local banks and its suppliers.

PRODUCE OTHER DIRECTORS OF MONTIE FM - SUPREME COURT

It reports that the Supreme Court yesterday ordered the board of directors of Montie FM, the radio station on which two political commentators allegedly threatened the lives of judges of the superior court, to appear before it on July 18, 2016.

JOB CREATION OF UTMOST IMPORTANCE TO GHANA'S FUTURE - AKUFO-ADDO

The newspaper quotes the 2016 flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as saying that the creation of hundreds of thousands of jobs for the teeming masses of unemployed Ghanaian youth is of utmost importance if Ghana is to guarantee a bright future for its citizens.

PUNISH KENNEDY AGYAPONG - QUEENMOTHERS APPEAL TO PARLIAMENT

It reports that the Greater Accra Queen mothers Association has appealed to parliament to take action against Mr Kennedy Agyapong, Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central, for making undeserving comments about the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs Charlotte Osei.

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