This article brings you a summary of some of the top newspaper headlines in Ghana for Thursday, July 28, 2016. Follow YEN.com.gh for details of the stories throughout the day.
JUDGES RETURN FIRE: MONTIE FM GANG JAILED 12 MONTHS
The Daily Guide in its lead story reports that the Supreme Court yesterday sentenced Salfu Maase, host of Pampaso, a political programme on an Accra-based radio station, and two other panelists who threatened the Judges with death.
TWO BABY THIEVES NABBED AT JAMES TOWN
The newspaper has it that the James Town police in Accra have arrested two women for allegedly stealing a one-month-old baby boy from its mother in the area.
MONTIE TRIO IN COOKER; OPERATORS OF RADIO STATION FINED
The Daily Graphic reports in its lead story that the Supreme Court yesterday sent a strong warning to people who make irresponsible comments on media platforms by sentencing two radio panelists and a programme host to four months’ imprisonment each for scandalizing the court.
CLOSSAG ON STRIKE OVER MARKET PREMIUM
It says members of the Civil and Local Government Staff Association of Ghana (CLOSSAG) yesterday began an indefinite nationwide strike to back their demand for the government to pay them their interim market premium.
NDC CONDEMNS JAIL TERM FOR THREE
The newspaper reports the ruling National Democratic Congress as condemning the decision of the Supreme Court to jail two radio panelists and a presenter who scandalized the court.
MORTGAGE-BACKED BONDS TO CATALYSE HOUSING SECTOR
The B&FT reports that leading mortgage provider, Ghana Home Loans, sees its decision to start raising funds locally to be a catalyst for growth of the real estate sector, ultimately leading to lower home prices.
SWEET POTATO NEEDS ATTENTION
It reports George Pra, the root and tuber liaison officer at the directorate of crop services, ministry of food and agriculture (MOFA), as proposing a swift policy intervention that will boost the capacity of farmers in the cultivation and production of sweet potato.