For all of Tuesday’s trending topics, read the major stories making headlines in the Ghanaian newspapers….
353 GHANAIANS DEPORTED IN FIRST QUARTER OF 2016
A total of 353 Ghanaians have been returned from various countries around the world in the first three months of 2016 as a result of immigration-related issues.
508 PERISH IN ROAD ACCIDENTS IN 3 MONTHS
Road traffic accidents claimed 508 lives in the first quarter of 2016 nationwide.
WORLD BANK PREDICTS GROWTH FOR GHANA
There are high expectations for the Ghanaian economy to pick up this year, a new World Bank Group report, Africa Pulse, has revealed.
PANIC GRIPS GHANA OVER TB JOSHUA’S PROPHECY, BUT POLICE ALLAY FEARS
Today can report that Ghanaians are living in fear, following a prophecy by popular Nigerian main of God, TB Joshua, on an imminent ‘foreign attack’ on Ghana and Nigeria.
WE’RE DYING AKUOKO RESIDENTS CRY OUT
Residents of Akuoko, a predominantly farming community in the Agona East District of the Central Region, have made a passionate appeal to the powers that be to relieve them from their continuous unbearable living conditions.
TB JOSHUA CAUSES PANIC! POLICE RUN HELTER SKELTER
Popular Nigerian pastor Temitipoe Bolagun Joshua, says he has seen a vision that there is going to a terrorist attack in either his country (Nigeria) or Ghana in the next few days.
AG CITES MAHAMA IN $28,000 SA TRIP
President Mahama has been cited in the Auditor-General’s report on Public Accounts of Ghana as having used his office as the vice president in 2011 to spend $28,692 on his family while he was in South Africa.
RUBY’S MOTHER FIGHTS NACOB OVER MANSIONS
The government’s attempt to confiscate assets and property of convicted narcotics drug baroness Nayele Ametefe, aka Ruby Adu-Gyamfi, appears to be meeting stiff opposition from the family.
CEDI STABILITY BOOTS MORTGAGE MARKET CONFIDENCE
The Cedi’s strong performance against the dollar in 2016 so far, breaking the seasonal first quarter depreciation curse, is expected to restore some much needed confidence in the mortgage market, analysts have said.
AGRO-TOURISM A MULTI-TRILLION BUSINESS
The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC), Mawuena Trebarh, says the country can take in millions of foreign exchange revenue if attention is paid to agro-tourism.
TOURISM MINISTRY SEEKS ACADEMIC PATERNERSHIP
The Ministry of Tourism is a partner the University of Ghana Business School to market various tourists sites in the country, Edwin Owusu-Mensah – Director of Procurement, Protocol and Special Duties – has said.