This article brings you a summary of some of the top newspaper headlines in Ghana for Wednesday, August 10, 2016. Follow YEN.com.gh for details of the stories throughout the day.
DON’T USE HONORARY DOCTORATE TITLE, IT IS WRONG – NAB
The Daily Graphic’s big story reports the National Accreditation Board (NAB) as asking people who have been conferred with honorary doctorate degrees to desist from using the title ‘Dr’, since it is wrong to do so.
GHANA TO WEAN ITSELF FROM GAS SUPPLY FROM NIGERIA
The newspaper quotes the minister of petroleum, Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, as saying that Ghana is working towards weaning itself from gas supply from Nigeria.
GHANA IS ‘HARD’: DAMNING VERDICT ON MAHAMA’S GOVERNMENT – CDD SURVEY
The Finder reports in its lead story that majority of Ghanaians have given a damning verdict on how the government has performed on the economic front, as well as policy priorities aimed at improving their general living conditions.
2016 WASSCE RESULTS: OVER 140,000 CAN’T ENTER UNIVERSITY
It says over 140,000 out of the 274,262 students who sat for the 2016 West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) could not obtain grades A1 to C6 in the four core subjects and therefore do not qualify to enter universities in the country.
NDC ALLEGATIONS: EC CLEARS BAWUMIA OVER GH¢10,000 BRIBE
The Daily Guide’s big story has it that the NDC propaganda that the running mate of the NPP, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, was verified at his residence during the recent voter exhibition exercise, has been shot down by the Electoral Commission.
GHANA IN WRONG DIRECTION – SAYS CDD SURVEY
The newspaper says a recent survey of the Centre for Democratic Development has revealed that the majority of Ghanaians believe the country is heading in a wrong direction.