This article brings you a summary of some of the top newspaper headlines in Ghana for Tuesday, July 26, 2016. Follow YEN.com.gh for details of the stories throughout the day.
COP KILLS IN-LAW, 2 KIDS
The Daily Guide reports in its lead story that a police officer attached to the rapid development force (RDF) of the Tema Regional police command yesterday evening reportedly gunned down his two children and mother-in-law before committing suicide with an AK47 assault rifle.
TERKPER DODGES DUMSOR OWES NIGERIA GAS $150M
The paper reports that the finance minister, Seth Terpker, yesterday asked parliament to approve a supplementary budget estimate of GH¢1.9 billion as against last year’s estimate of GH¢886 million, which the minister said would be used basically to pay contractors and suppliers.
DUMSOR: SITUATION BAFFLING 480 MW SHED YESTERDAY DESPITE AVAILABILITY OF LIGHT CRUDE OIL
The Finder reports that despite taking delivery of light crude oil which is being used to run some thermal power plants, the ECG yesterday shed 480 MW of power, plunging many communities into further darkness in the worsening rolling power cuts, popularly called dumsor.
WE’LL KEEP BUDGET IN CHECK – TERKPER
The Daily Graphic quotes the minister of finance, Seth Terkper, as saying that government is resolved to resist budget overruns in this election year and will sustain fiscal discipline even as it invests prudently in infrastructure and social development.