Today's front pages: Monday, October 17, 2016

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DANGOTE SHAKES GHACEM

The management of Dangote Cement Plc says the company is well positioned to become the leader of the cement industry in Ghana and Africa within the shortest possible time.

IMF PUNCHES HOLES IN BANKING LAWS

About three critical legislations enacted by Parliament to guide the financial services sector and the management of public funds are set for amendment less than seven months into their passage.

LOCAL DOLLAR BOND SET TO BEGIN AT TRAIN OF ISSUANCE

The overwhelming success of government’s debut local dollar bond could serve as a precedent for bigger and longer term issuances, Kofi Awuku, a member of the book building team has said.

ACCESS BANK LAUNCHES GH¢104M IPO

Access Bank Ghana Plc on Friday launched its Initial Public Offer (IPO) for prospective investors to buy shares in the bank and be a part of its growing fortunes.

NDC TARGETS BAWUMIA

The NDC has launched what political analysts term a blistering attack on Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, the NPP vice presidential candidate.

GII INDICTS MAHAMA OVER VOTE BUYING

President John Mahama and ruling NDC have reportedly been caught in a massive vote-buying exercise across the country.

RUBY COCAINE DUMPS GHANA?

Daily Guide is reporting that the Interior Ministry has received an application from the convicted drug dealer, Nayele Ametefe aka Ruby Adu-Gyamfi, declaring her intention to renounce her Ghanaian citizenship.

DON’T DECLARE RESULTS – CATHOLIC BISHOPS ADVISE MEDIA, POLITICAL PARTIES

The Ghana Catholic Bishops Conference has advised all political parties, the media, and all Ghanaians to refrain from announcing any results of the December general election before they are declared by the Electoral Commission.

YOU’RE WELCOME TO CPP – DR DELLE URGES DISQUALIFIED ASPIRANTS

The National Chairman of the Convention People’s Party, Professor Edmund Delle, has stated that the successful filing of nomination by the party’s presidential candidate, Mr. Ivor Greenstreet, vindicates the party’s position that it is the only Nkrumahist party in the country.

GOV’T HITS JACKPOT AS TAXES ON PETROLEUM PRODUCTS HIT GH¢3.4BN IN JUST SIX MONTHS

The government has bagged over GH¢3.4 billion from taxes imposed on petroleum products for the first six months in 2016.

YOUTH JOBLESSNESS FUELING ‘WEE CULTIVATION – CHIEF

The acting Paramount Chief of Kpalime Traditional Area in the South Dayi District of the Volta Region has expressed concern about the increasing rate of unemployment in his area which he described as “a major key social risk.”

DANGOTE FERTILIZER TO PUSH DOWN PRICES

The price of fertilizer on the Ghanaian market is expected to stabilize and possibly drop appreciably when Dangote Fertilisers hit the market in early 2018.



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