For all of Wednesday’s trending topics, read the major stories making headlines in the Ghanaian newspapers….
AFOKO SUES NANA OVER SUSPENSION
Three supporters of the embattled National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party have filed a motion for interlocutory injunction at the Human Rights Division of the High Court seeking to restrain the leadership of the party, including the presidential candidate, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, from suspending Paul Afoko as party chairman.
KWABENA AGYEPONG VEHICLE SMASHED
Leadership of the New Patriotic Party has condemned an attack on the vehicle of its General Secretary, Kwabena Agyepong.
DEMO ROCKS FIFI KWETEY
Members and sympathizers of the National Democratic Congress, together with residents in Ketu South constituency of the Volta Region have taken to the streets to protest against Fifi Fiave Kwetey, the Member of Parliament for the area.
OLD PASSPORTS STILL VALID
The need to acquire biometric passport is gradually dawning on many Ghanaians as some foreign missions demand that visa applicants using machine readable passports acquire biometric passports before they are granted.
COURT INJUNCTION DEEPENS NPP CRISIS
The crisis in the opposition New Patriotic Party seems to have no end as hardly a day passes by without a new episode to the internal feud that has characterized the activities of the party lately.
WE ARE AT THE END OF DUMSOR
Power Minister, Kwabena Donkor has described the three-year long energy crisis in Ghana as temporary, saying the crisis is on the verge of its end.
PROTECT THE POOR, INVEST IN LABOUR TO REDUCE CONFLICTS
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has suggested to the government to factor into the 2016 budget statement employment creation, investment in labour market institutions, social protection for the poor and support for the private sector.
NPP SUPPORTERS ATTACK KWABENA AGYEPONG
Supporters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) yesterday attacked the General Secretary of the party Kwabena Agyepong, at the party’s headquarters at Asylum Down in Accra.
POLICE IMPOUND 800 VEHICLES FOR MISUSE OF DV, DP NUMBER PLATES
The Accra Regional Police Command has impounded 800 vehicles in an effort to enforce the ban on misuse of unregistered vehicles.
PAUL AFOKO SUES NEW PATRIOTIC PARTY
Contrary to reports that the embattled national chairman of the New Patriotic Party, Paul Afoko is set to follow the grievance channels of the party to seek redress at the National Council of the party, signals picked indicate that the embattled chairman has hauled the party to corut.
NDC ACCUSES NPP OF RUNNING AWAY FROM DEBATE ON VOTERS REGISTER
The ruling National Democratic Congress has deplored attempts by the New Patriotic Party to avoid meeting with the panel tasked by the Electoral Commission to collate views and review proposals on the voters register.
ACCRA MAYOR CUTS SOD FOR START WORK ON Ȼ4M PROJECTS
The mayor of Accra, Alfred Oko Vanderpuije on Tuesday cut the sod for two projects in the Accra Metropolis.
EUROBOND SPENDING QUESTIONED AS ENTIRE $1B USED TO PAY DEBTS
Some economic analysts are not impressed by government’s decision to use the entire $1 billion Eurobond to refinance maturing short term domestic debts as against using the funds to finance infrastructure, which has been government’s long-held position.
REGULATORY AGENCIES WOEFULLY UNDER-STAFFED
Public regulatory agencies engaged in the issuance of permits, licences and business certificates are poorly staffed as businesses bemoan delays and their concomitant losses.