This article brings you a summary of some of the top newspaper headlines in Ghana for Wednesday, July 20, 2016. Follow YEN.com.gh for details of the stories throughout the day.
MY HUSBAND NAMED AFOKO
The Daily Guide reports in its lead story that Adams Mahama, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Upper East Regional chairman, mentioned the names of the suspects who allegedly poured the acid on him prior to his death.
MURDER AT EAST LEGON
It says a 20-year-old woman has been arrested by the East Legon District Police for allegedly beating up her three-year-old step-daughter to death at Mempeasem, near East Legon, in Accra.
NDC GOV'T BORROWS GHC100BN
The newspaper reports that the President John Dramani Mahama-led National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration has etched its name in Ghana's political history as a government that heaped so much debt on the people of Ghana to the tune of GHc96.1 billion over a period of eight years.
MAHAMA NORTHERN REGION TOUR WAS DISASTER - NPP
It reports the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Northern Region as describing President John Dramani Mahama's 'accounting to the people' tour of the region as embarrassing to him, saying that his own people in the region refused to show up in their numbers to welcome him.
POLICE RECRUIT BUSTED WITH FAKE SHS RESULTS
It reports in its fifth big story that Donkor Eric, a prospective 23-year-old police recruit from Banda Ahenko in the Brong-Ahafo Region, has been nabbed in Sunyani for allegedly altering his senior high school grades with intent to beat the enlistment officials in the ongoing recruitment exercise.
NOVEMBER 7 CAN'T BE CHANGED - AG
The paper quotes Marietta Brew Appiah-Opong, the attorney-general (AG) and minister for justice, as saying that the proposed November 7, 2016 date for the general election cannot be changed.
'JUJU' SCARE HITS NDC
The Finder leads with news that the resignation of some elected parliamentary aspirants of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) party has been linked to suspected juju-induced sickness.
FRESH SCAM HITS DKM DEPOSITORS
It reports the Registrar-General as cautioning customers of Diamond Microfinance Limited (DKM) against paying money to some unscrupulous persons extorting money from depositors ostensibly to process their claims for them at the registrar-general's department.
JOURNALISTS CALLED TO ORDER AHEAD OF 2016 ELECTIONS
The newspaper says in its third big story that Journalists, media managers, and workers have been cautioned to exhibit the highest professional standards in the discharge of their duties.
NATIONAL CHILDREN AND MOBILE LIBRARY PROJECT BEGINS
It has it that work on a Ghc16 million national children and mobile library project funded by the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has begun in Accra.
ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGIES DISCUSSED
The paper reports that Dr Joseph Mainoo, co-founder of Pro Vita Hospital, has called on all fertility centres in the country to develop a common system of operation in order to eliminate the high incidence of sperm and egg donors abusing themselves in the quest of getting money.
NDC TO INTRODUCE NEW APPROACH TO APPOINTMENT OF MINISTERS, DCEs
It has it that in the coming years, regional and district executives of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) will decide the appointments of ministers and metropolitan, municipal and district chief executives should the party win the 2016 elections.