This article brings you a summary of some of the top newspaper headlines in Ghana for Monday, August 15, 2016. Follow YEN.com.gh for details of the stories throughout the day.
ECONOMY WILL BE ROBUST IN 2017 – MAHAMA
The Finder reports President John Mahama as saying that the government targets single-digit inflation, deficit to GDP of below 3%, debt to GDP of below 60%, a stable currency and significantly lower interest rates by the time Ghana exits the current three-year IMF bailout programme next year.
WAEC GIVES CANDIDATES 11 DAYS TO REGISTER FOR NOV/DEC
It says the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) will re-open registration for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private Candidates, 2016 today.
RAWLINGS WARNS NDC: DON’T UNDERRATE NPP
The Daily Guide has it that former President John Rawlings sounded philosophical when he addressed members and supporters of the NDC at the party’s official campaign launch at the Cape Coast Stadium yesterday.
MILLS POSTERS POP UP
It says that the debate over the circumstances surrounding the death of President John Atta Mills appears to have been rekindled in Cape Coast where the ruling NDC launched its campaign at the weekend.
2016 ELECTION WILL BE TOUGH – MAHAMA
I’M CONFIDENT OF NDC VICTORY – PREZ
The Daily Graphic reports in its lead story that the NDC launched its 2016 election campaign in style yesterday, with President John Mahama predicting that although the elections would be tough, he was confident that the NDC would triumph.
ANOTHER RECRUITMENT SCAM EXPOSED
The newspaper has it that two persons have been arrested by the police at Abuakwa, near Kumasi, for allegedly defrauding over 200 people in a sham recruitment scheme.