This week has been a busy week, with several developments happening across Ghana. Here is a compilation of the top news you may not want to miss.
Top NDC officials visit Montie trio
This week saw top brands of incumbent National Democratic Congress (NDC) visit panelists of Montie FM implicated over deaths threats against the supreme court judges. Brother of President Mahama, Ibrahim Mahama, Trades minister, Spio Garbrah, former transport minister, Dzifa Attivor were among the personalities who visited the three inmates.
Montie 3: Ndoum opens petition to keep panelists in jail
Arguments over whether or not panelists of Montie FM be released took hold in the cause of the week. Flagbearer of the Progressive People's Party (PPP) led the campaign by signing a new petition to keep the panelists in jail.
Mahama, Akufo Addo verify names in the voters register
This week also saw flagbearers of the incumbent NDC and opposition NPP, President Mahama and Nana Addo verify their names in the register. Both political leaders have thus impressed upon supporters to get their names verified in the ongoing verification register so as to avoid frustration ahead of the 2016 general elections.
Reduction in fuel prices
The chamber of petroleum consumers revealed this week that fuel prices have been reduced by 5 %. Ghanaians are being asked to patronize the few oil marketing companies who have demonstrated price sensitivity over the period as its the only way those charging higher currently will begin to appreciate the need to give value for money in petroleum prices.
Ghana takes part in Rio Olympics
Ghana 15 athlete contingent for the 31st edition of the Olympic Games flew out of the country for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Sunday night. The team which comprised of 16 officials are expected to excel in the which will be held in the Brazilian city of Rio between August 5-21.
Ghanaians with fake doctorate degrees
A new research which seeks to oust the increasing number of fake “doctorate” degree holders in Ghana has been published with alarming revelations. The results and finding of the research were published by one Dr. Prosper Yao Tsikata, an Assistant Professor of Communication and Dr. A. Kobla Dotse, Director, Chemical R&D both the Valdosta State University in the United States.