For all of Monday’s trending topics, read the major stories making headlines in the Ghanaian newspapers…
2017 DEBT SERVICING TO HIT GH¢175BN
Debt servicing in 2017 is expected to hit GH¢17.55 billion, representing more than 25% of the total projected resource envelopment for next year.
MANIFESTOS MUST REFLECT NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN – NDPC
Mr Jonathan Azasoo, a Deputy Director of the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC), has called on political parties to ensure that their manifestos are in line with the National Development plan.
BNI DETAINS NPP MAN OVER GREEN BOOK & MAHAMA
The Bureau of National Investigation is still holding on to Fadi Dabbousi, a known NPP activist, after he was arrested at the Kotoka International Airport upon his arrival from a foreign trip.
OBAMA PETITIONED OVER ECG SALE
A concerned citizen who is fighting against the privatisation of ECG has petitioned the US Ambassador to investigate what he says are ‘unethical’ and ‘unlawful’ acts in the whole deal involving the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA).
GO FOR WOYOME CASH – GHANAIANS TELL GOVERNMENT
There are strong indications that the majority of Ghanaians want the Mahama-led NDC government to retrieve all monies lost by the state through corrupt scandals, especially judgment debts.
WHO IS READY TO BECOME PREZ?
The headquarters of the EC in Accra will on Thursday September 29 and Friday, September 30, 2016 witness a beehive of activities when presidential aspirants besiege the Commission with their supporters to file their nomination forms to contest the presidential election slated for December 7.
GCB BOARD DEFENDS RISK PROCEDURES
The Chairman of the Ghana Commercial Bank board, Daniel Owiredu, has defended the processes and procedures used by the bank to grant loan facilities to its customers and the general public.
DANGER: ENCROACHERS THREATEN SAFE LANDING AT KIA
Illegal developments near the security zone of the Kotoka International Airport are posing a threat to the safe landing of flights, and the B&FT reports that security agencies have begun demolishing some of the structures.
WORLD BANK FULFILLS $700M GUARANTEE FOR SANKOFA PROJECT
The world Bank, last Thursday, approved a $700 million guarantee for Ghana’s third oil and gas production filed, Sankofa-Gye-Nyame, which is said to contain more than 200 million barrels of and 1.1 trillion standard cubic feet of natural gas.
IF YOU WANT PRIVATE EDUCATION PAY FOR IT – PROF BAIDEN
Education has become “a capitalist issue” and so private universities should not be expected to charge any less than will make them viable, Prof Bernard Kofi Baiden, Dean of Business School at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.