For all of Monday’s trending topics, read the major stories making headlines in the Ghanaian newspapers….
Kufuor Predicts 56% For Nana
Former President, John Agyekum Kufuor has stated that the grounds are fertile for Nana Akufo-Addo to win 56 percent of the valid votes in the 2016 elections to restore hope to the country.
Rehabilitated Adomi Bridge Commissioned
President John Mahama last Saturday commissioned the rehabilitated Adomi Bridge at Atimpoku, the Asuogyaman district in the Eastern Region.
TUC Declares Demo, Strike To Enforce Reduction In Utility Tariffs
The General Council of the Ghana Trades Union Congress (TUC) has unanimously voted to embark on demonstrations and ultimately declare a strike to press home their demands for a reduction in recently announced water and electricity tariffs.
Ambassadors Told To Tell The Ghanaian Story
The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Hanna Tetteh, has tasked diplomats to take responsibility and tell the Ghanaian story to the world in order to promote the country.
Prez Re-opens Adomi Bridge
Ghana’s bridge – the Adomi Bridge – was re-opened to traffic last Saturday after 12 months of rehabilitation works.
I Can Work With Everybody – Akuffo-Addo Declares, Unveils Campaign Team
The presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has stated that he can work with everybody in the party who shares its vision to recapture power during the 2016 general elections.
Karpowership Adds 215.22MW To National Grid
The Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) has transmitted 215.22 megawatts of power from the Karpower ship, Karadeniz Aysegul Sultran onto the national grid, thereby boosting power supplies nationwide.
Mobile Money Users Double In 12 Months – Report
A new World Bank report on financial inclusion has found out that the number of Ghanaian adults with active mobile money accounts has doubled in the past year, and now stands at 17 percent of the adult population.
2016 Elections To Cost Ȼ1.2 Billion
The Electoral Commission of Ghana has indicated that the 2016 presidential and parliamentary general elections could cost the country about Ȼ1.2 billion, which will make it most expensive elections in the history of the country.