This article brings you a summary of some of the top newspaper headlines in Ghana for Tuesday, July 19, 2016. Follow YEN.com.gh for details of the stories throughout the day.
WE NEED MORE CASH SAYS EC
The Daily Guide in its lead story quotes the chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Charlotte Osei, as saying that the commission will need GHc1.2 billion for the 2016 general elections, although the government has approved an amount of GHc822 million in this year's budget for its operations.
NDC DROPS CANDIDATE FOR VICTOR SMITH
It reports that the National Democratic Congress (NDC) had asked Anthony Gyimah, the party's parliamentary candidate for the Abuakwa North Constituency in the Eastern Region, to withdraw from this year's parliamentary race.
SLOW START OF VOTER EXHIBITION
The newspaper says the exhibition of the biometric voter register started smoothly across the country, but at a slow pace.
I WAS POSSESSED
It has it that the hearing of the contempt case against the host and two panelists of Accra-based Montie FM, took a dramatic turn yesterday as Alistair Tairo Nelson, one of the alleged contemnors, said he was possessed by "kpokpogbligbli" to make those utterances attributed to him.
ZANETOR CLEARED FOR KLOTTEY KORLE SEAT
It reports that the Supreme Court yesterday, with a four-one majority decision, gave the green light to Dr Zanetor Agyeman-Rawlings, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for the Klottey Korle Constituency, to contest for the seat on the ticket of the party.
450MW POWER BARGE COMING
The Finder reports in its lead story that the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) and Karpower Ghana Limited have reached advanced stages of negotiations to increase Karpower's generation capacity to 675 megawatts (MW) before the end of this year as part of steps to resolve the power crisis permanently.
COMPANIES IN TROUBLE
It has it that the registrar-general's Department has given companies that have failed to re-register and also file their annual returns up to December 31, 2016 to do so or have their names struck out.
PETROLEUM MINISTER APPOINTED CHAIRMAN OF WAGP
It reports that petroleum minister, Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah has been named Chairman of the West Africa Gas Pipeline (WAGP).
USAID AND NASA USING TECHNOLOGY FOR DEVT IN WEST AFRICA
The newspaper reports that the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have announced a five-year programme titled SERVER West Africa.
I HAD 'KPOKPOGBLI GBLI' - HUMBLED 'CARELESS TALKER' TELLS SUPREME COURT
The Daily Heritage reports in its lead story that the Supreme Court described as "disgusting", the attitude of the supporters of the four persons who were found guilty of contempt for threatening to kill the judges who sat on the voters register case.
RAWLINGS FACES ADDISON - AFTER CROSSING LEGAL HURDLE
It says the controversy surrounding the eligibility of the National Democratic Congress' parliamentary candidate-elect for the Klottey Korle Constituency of the Greater Accra Region has been put to rest with a ruling by the Supreme Court in favour of Dr Zanetor Rawlings.
REJECT NPP FOR DISRESPECTING YOU
The newspaper has it that ahead of 2016 general election, the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) is calling on the people of Volta Region to vote massively against the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) because the party does not respect their voting rights.
I SETTLED SHATTA WALE AND PRODIGAL'S FIGHT - REGGIE ROCKSTONE
It reports that one member of the music trio, VVIP, Reggie Rockstone has urged fans to discard the notion that, he is unperturbed about the feud between his member, Prodigal and Shatta Wale.