This article brings you a summary of some of the top newspaper headlines in Ghana for Friday, July 15, 2016. Follow YEN.com.gh for details of the stories throughout the day.
KUFUOR, NANA STORM MANHYIA
The Daily Guide reports in its lead story that former President John Agyekum Kufuor yesterday led the New Patriotic Party (NPP) flagbearer, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to pay homage to the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, and the Asanteman Council at the Manhyia palace in Kumasi
EC BOSS FIGHTS MEDIA
The paper reports the chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Charlotte Osei, as expressing worry over what she described as "unpalatable media reportage" on the commission without directing the same attacks at the political parties which actions undermine its efforts.
SUPREME COURT REGISTRAR FIRED OVER MONTIE GANG?
It says unconfirmed reports indicate that James Mensah, acting registrar of the Supreme Court, has been removed from office.
3 WAMCO WORKERS KILLED IN DEADLY CRASH
The newspaper reports that three workers of the distressed Takoradi-based West African Mills Company (WAMCO), a cocoa processing firm, died in a ghastly accident that occurred at Komenda Sefwi, near Beposo on the Cape Coast-Takoradi highway.
EC DELETED NAMES OUT
It says in its fifth big story that the Electoral Commission (EC) has finally released the deleted names of 56,772 persons thought to have used the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) card as a form of identification to register as voters.
BRING MORE EVIDENCE - CHRAJ
It has it that the issue of the car gift presented to President John Mahama by Burkinabe contractor, Djibril Kanazoe, has taken an interesting turn, with the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) asking for more evidence before it can investigate the saga.
GHANA PAYING NEARLY $10M A MONTH TO THE AMERI POWER PLANT
The Daily Heritage’s lead story has it that the New Patriotic Party (NPP), like many Ghanaians, is highly distressed that Ghana is paying $8.3 million a month to the Ameri plant even though the plant has not generated any electricity in the past one month.
I AM OVERWHELMED WITH YOUR ENDORSEMENT - MAHAMA
It says President John Mahama has expressed gratitude to all Ghanaians for the overwhelming endorsement of his government's performance.
SUAME MAGAZINE KEY TO '1-DISTRICT-1-FACTORY' POLICY - AKUFO-ADDO
The newspaper reports the 2016 flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, as telling artisans at the Suame Magazine that they have an important role to play in helping to bring fruition his policy of helping to establish one factory in each of the 216 district across the country.
GADNET BLASTS KEN AGYEPONG
It reports that the Federation of Gender and Development Network International (GADNET) has described the derogatory comments against the Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs Charlotte Osei by the Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central, Mr Kennedy Ohene Agyapong as uncouth and retarding.
1.6 MILLION FLEE FROM MARRIAGE - THEY PREFER CO-HABITATION
The Weekend Finder in its leads story reports marriage counselor Frank Adofoli as saying that the increasing acceptance of cohabitation by society is destroying the fabric of marriage.
TANO-OFFIN FOREST RESERVE UNDER THREAT
It says efforts to conserve remaining plundered forest reserves in the country have received another major setback as another has been given out for mining activities.
ALABASTER BOX UNVEILS 3 ALBUMS, GEARS UP FOR TOUR
The newspaper reports that Ghana's leading acapella group, Alabaster Box, has chalked yet another feat by being the first acapella group in the country to upload three albums at a go on four online channels.
WE CANNOT WAIT TO WORSHIP WITH GHANAIANS - BROOKLYN TABERNACLE CHOIR
It reports that Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir, the headline act for this year's edition of the biggest gospel gathering in Ghana, Airtel Adom Praiz, says they cannot wait to worship with Ghanaians on August 5.