This article brings you a summary of some of the top newspaper headlines in Ghana for Thursday, August 11, 2016. Follow YEN.com.gh for details of the stories throughout the day.
WE CAN’T MEET CLOGSAG’S DEMAND; IT WIL BE CONSIDERED NEXT YEAR – PRESIDENT
The Daily Graphic in its lead story quotes President John Mahama as saying that the government cannot meet the demand of striking members of the Civil and Local Government Staff Association of Ghana for the payment of their interim market premium.
WITHDRAW FROM IMF PROGRAMME – TUC TELLS GOVT
It reports the Trades Union Congress (TUC) as urging the government to take a bold decision to withdraw from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme because of its negative impact on the lives of Ghanaians.
GOVT HAS NO INTENTION TO BAN SOCIAL MEDIA
The newspaper quotes the minister for interior, Prosper Bani, as saying that the government does not intend to ban the use of social media on election day.
KUFUOR JABS EC OVER 2016 POLLS
The Daily Guide leads with news that former President John Kufuor has cautioned the Electoral Commission to be transparent and accountable in order for Ghana to have peaceful general elections on December 7.
NDC STORMS NSAWAM FOR JAILED MONTIE 3
The newspaper has it that the Nsawam Medium Security Prison has suddenly become a tourist centre following the incarceration of the Montie 3 by the Supreme Court.
FASHION MODEL KILLED
It has it that members of the family of Jennifer Amegabor-Smith, a model and one of the most known faces on the runway, are yet to come to terms with the circumstances that led to her death.
NEW BILL SEEKS TO SANITISE RENT MARKET
The B&FT reports in its top story that a new rent bill is before cabinet and its intention is to instil some discipline in the country’s rent market, which has flouted the existing law that limits rent advance to six months, and bring relief to the nightmarish experience of tenants.
COCOYAM FACES NEGLECT
According to the newspaper, Cocoyam has been identified as one root crop which has the capacity to increase the incomes of smallholder farmers through investment and value addition, but its cultivation is on the decline.