Today's newspaper headlines: Friday, August 12, 2016

Today's newspaper headlines: Friday, August 12, 2016

This article brings you a summary of some of the top newspaper headlines in Ghana for Friday, August 12, 2016. Follow YEN.com.gh for details of the stories throughout the day.

Today's newspaper headlines: Friday, August 12, 2016

ADDRESS BASIC EDUCATION PROBLEMS TO DEAL WITH POOR WASSCE RESULTS – TEACHER UNIONS

The Daily Graphic reports in its lead story that the two main teacher unions, the Ghana National Association  of Teachers (GNAT) and the National Association  of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) say addressing problems at the basic education level is key to solving the problem of poor performance of students in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination.

GOVT INCREASES ALLOWANCE OF SOLDIERS ON PEACEKEEPING DUTIES

It says the government has increased the allowance for Ghanaian troops on United Nations Peacekeeping operations by $1 a day.

EXTEND TENURE OF PRESIDENCY – KUFUOR

The newspaper quotes former President John Kufuor as calling for a review of the 1992 Constitution  to extend the tenure of office for elected Presidents.

Today's newspaper headlines: Friday, August 12, 2016

SOLDIERS BOMBARD MAHAMA AT BURMA CAMP

The Daily Guide reports in its lead story that President John Mahama yesterday tasted the anger and frustration of the officers and men of the Ghana Armed Forces when he visited the Burma Camp military base in Accra.

NDC ‘STEALS’ NPP SLOGAN

The newspaper says the ruling NDC appears to have taken the manifesto slogan the NPP used for the keenly contested 2012 general elections and doctored the opposition party’s Hope video advert for its (NDC’s) 2016 campaign.

YOU ARE NOT GOD – A-G TELLS JUDGES

It reports that Attorney-General Mareitta Brew Appiah-Oppong has charged judges, who are usually referred to as ‘next to God’, to show courtesy  everybody because they are not gods.

Today's newspaper headlines: Friday, August 12, 2016

‘WEE’, ALCOHOL NEW CRAZE FOR GIRLS

The Finder reports that a serious health and social disaster lurks to hit raw nerves of the Ghanaian society if no pragmatic steps are taken to curb the increasing rate of alcoholism and use of marijuana among the youth in the country.

MODERN TREATMENT PROCEDURE FOR LIVER CANCER PATIENTS

The newspaper says people with liver cancer disease in Ghana have a new hope with the introduction of a new treatment procedure call the Microwave Tumour Abiation.

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