Today’s Newspaper Front Pages | Friday 21st October, 2016
EC DRAGS AYARIGA TO CID OVER ‘FAKE’ DOCTORATE DEGREE
The woes of Hassan Ayariga, the presidential aspirant of the APC are not yet over as the EC has reported him to the CID over a number of alleged criminalities he is said to have committed.
PARTIES PICK POSITIONS
The EC yesterday balloted for positions on how parliamentary candidates of the various political parties would appear on the ballot paper on December 7 when the country goes to the polls.
DISQUALIFICATION BLUES: POLICE ON HEELS OF SUBSCRIBERS FOR ALLEGEDLY COMMITTING ELECTORAL OFFENCES
The CID of the Ghana Police Service is on the heels of nine people who allegedly committed various forms of fraud in endorsing the nominations of eight presidential aspirants to contest the December 7 polls.
LEGAL BATTLE BETWEEN PPP, EC BEGINS
The legal tussle over the disqualification of the presidential aspirant of the PPP, Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, from the upcoming general election will be heard by the Accra High Court on October 25, 2016.
GOVT TO SPEND GH¢10.99BN FIRST QUARTER 2017
Parliament yesterday approved GH¢10.99 billion to finance critical government expenditure in the first quarter of 2017.
SHS GRADES ON SALE AS FACELESS PERSONS DEMAND CASH TO CHANGE WAEC RESULTS
The yet-to-be-released examinations results for private candidates conducted by WAEC could suffer another credibility crisis over possible grade manipulation.
STUDY REVEALS GHANA’S NEW HEALTH CHALLENGES
Ghanaians are living longer lives than they were 25 years ago, according to a new scientific analysis of more than 300 disease and injuries in 195 countries.
TELCOS OFFER BANKS NOVEL CREDIT-RISK MODEL
In what could be a game changer, telecom network operators in the country have offered to assist financial institutions to identify, manage and mitigate credit risk using borrowers’ consumption pattern of telecom services.
NIGERIA PROPERTY CRASH ATTRACTS FUNDS LOOKING BEYOND RECESSION
A property market crash in Nigeria offers opportunities for brave investors betting that Africa’s most populous nation will deliver high returns when it climbs out of recession.
INVESTMENT IN TECHNOLOGY AND TRANSPORT TO REINVIGORATE COCOA OUTPUT
Although Ghana’s cocoa production fell short of industry forecasts for the 2015/16 growing season, increased investment in seed development programmes and infrastructure upgrades should improve output over the coming years.