Today's newspaper headlines: Thursday, August 4, 2016

Today's newspaper headlines: Thursday, August 4, 2016

This article brings you a summary of some of the top newspaper headlines in Ghana for Thursday, August 4, 2016. Follow YEN.com.gh for details of the stories throughout the day.

Today's newspaper headlines: Thursday, August 4, 2016

NPP, NDC FIGHT

The Daily Guide reports in its lead story that the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) are at war over the mode of transmission of election results for the December 7 polls.

$1BN POWER DEAL TOO EXPENSIVE - MINORITY

It reports that parliament has ratified the $647 million power agreement for the purchase of combined cycle gas turbine power plant to be situated at Tema.

EC EXTENDS VOTER REGISTRATION

The newspaper has it that the Electoral Commission (EC) has extended the re-registration period for National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) registrants whose names were deleted from the electoral roll as ordered by the Supreme Court.

AMERI SWALLOWS VRA

It says staff of the Volta River Authority have protested against government's decision to cede three assets of the power generating company to external parties

NPP, NDC FIGHT

The Daily Guide reports in its lead story that the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) are at war over the mode of transmission of election results for the December 7 polls.

$1BN POWER DEAL TOO EXPENSIVE - MINORITY

It reports that parliament has ratified the $647 million power agreement for the purchase of combined cycle gas turbine power plant to be situated at Tema.

EC EXTENDS VOTER REGISTRATION

The newspaper has it that the Electoral Commission (EC) has extended the re-registration period for National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) registrants whose names were deleted from the electoral roll as ordered by the Supreme Court.

AMERI SWALLOWS VRA

It says staff of the Volta River Authority have protested against government's decision to cede three assets of the power generating company to external parties.

Today's newspaper headlines: Thursday, August 4, 2016

EC GIVES LIFELINE TO 'NHIS VOTERS'

The Daily Graphic reports in its lead story that the Electoral Commission (EC) has offered a second window of opportunity to more than 30,000 voters whose names were deleted from the electoral roll for using National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) cards but who failed to re-register during the just-eded re-registration exercise.

GHANA IS UK'S 5TH LARGEST EXPORT MARKET IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

It quotes the British High Commissioner to Ghana, Mr Jon Benjamin, as saying that Ghana is the United Kingdom's (UK's) fifth largest export market in sub-Saharan Africa.

PREZ MAHAMA, AKUFO-ADDO VERIFY NAMES IN REGISTER

It has it that President John Dramani Mahama and Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday verified their names in the biometric voters' register.

AKOMFRAH, YEBOAH NOT REINSTATED - CPP CHAIRMAN

The newspaper quotes the Central Committee (CC) of the Convention People's Party (CPP) as saying that two interdicted officers of the party, Richmond Nii Armah Akomfrah and Ernest Kofi Yeboah, General Secretary aand National Youth Organiser respectively, have not been reinstated.

Today's newspaper headlines: Thursday, August 4, 2016

PROBE BAWUMIA FOR VERIFYING NAME IN HIS HOUSE, NDC TELLS EC

The Daily Heritage leads with news that the National Democratic Congress (NDC) wants the Electoral Commission (EC) to probe and unravel the reason why officials of the EC transported verification kits to the house of the vice Presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, in the ongoing voter register verification exercise.

OSU CHIEFS URGE BUSINESSES TO DONATE TOWARDS HOMOWO FESTIVAL

It quotes the president of Osu Traditional Council and Paramount Chief of Osu, Nii Okwei Kinka Dowuona VI, as saying is that businesses, companies and individuals who operate in the area should pay homage to the chiefs and elders of Osu during the celebration of the 2016 Homowo festival.

REGISTRAR-GENERAL'S DEPT EXTENDS GRACE PERIOD FOR DEFAULTING BUSINESSES

The newspaper reports that the Registrar-General's Department (RGD) has extended the date for sanctions on defaulting businesses to October 3 in the wake of Civil and Local Government Service Association of Ghana's strike action.

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