Today at the newsstand | General News 2017-12-20

General News of Wednesday, 20 December 2017



FrontPage headlines all captured in the ‘papers’

Stories making headlines on the front pages in the major newspapers include:

Daily Heritage:

*Dep. Min, MP in open verbal fight in parliament over ‘extortion’ from expatriates

*Ghana is sick – Prophet Attarche

*William Asiedu elected ATWAG president…Dec 23 for PRO election re-run

Daily Guide:

*CJ breaks silence on ‘ EC Bosses ‘ probe

*Kumasi gang rapists caged

*8 Mahama suspects freed

*Asare Bediako chases Wontumi for NPP Chairman

The Ghanaian Observer:

*NDC fights ‘Boga’ votes as CODEO backs EC over ROPAA

*Senior Minister promises more jobs in 2018

*Bantama cries for raped girl

*Government wages war on free SHS saboteurs

*Northern Chiefs fight for new region

Daily Graphic:

*Food prices up as Christmas draws near

*3 Kumasi gang-rape suspects before court

*Language historical ties shouldn’t determine investment choice – Awal

*Police exam leak

*8 freed in Major Mahama murder case

*17,000 youth to be engaged in afforestation in mining communities

The Daily Statesman:

*Project Ghanaian values – President urges media

*DI ready to manage NPP’s ideological institute – Kingsley Nyarko

*President begins 3-day tour of Eastern Region

*NPP is a beacon of democracy – Fred Amankwah-Sarfo

The Finder:

*2017 : Fuel prices inched by 19.4% – rising crude oil prices and cedi depreciation to blame

*ADB must scale up agric financing – Otumfuo

*1,000 field staff to fight forest and wildlife crimes

*President charges media to uphold the truth

The Daily Searchlight:

*ECG probe begins; Committee named

*ROPAL implementation long overdue – John Boadu

*MMDCEs and MPs should avoid turf struggle – Osafo Maafo

Crusading Guide:

*Creation of new regions not for NPP’s advantage

*Continue to project our democratic credentials, Akufo-Addo tells Press Corps, commends them for the good works

*Illegal encroachments on Weija Water dam

*Miracle cross discovered in Ghana; Tourism Minister calls it blessing from God

The Chronicle:

*Ghana’s survival under threat, says Operational Vanguard Commander

*Media must tell the truth – Akufo-Addo

*Stop Goldfields in its tracks – GMWU

*Confidence trickster in police grips

The Daily Dispatch:

*It is good ROPAA will be implemented but it will be very expensive

*US$100,000 charge to dine with Prez embarrassing – Ken Agyapong

*No matter the cost, ROPAA will have to be implemented – Lawyers for plaintiffs.

Daily Guide:

*CJ breaks silence on EC bosses’ probe

*Kumasi gang rapists caged

*8 Mahama suspects freed

*Asare Bediako chases Wontumi for NPP chairman

Goldstreet Business:

*Petroleum contracts to go public as gov’t expands oil accountability frontiers

*Information centre to complement PIAC – Jantuah

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