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General News of Tuesday, 20 March 2018


Today at the newsstands

FrontPage headlines all captured in the 'papers'

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

Daily Graphic:

- Atiwa residents walk to Flagstaff House against bauxite mining

- Akakpokope food poison findings referred to Police

- COPEC petitions special prosecutor.. It wants 1.8 million crude oil sale by BOST investigated

Daily Guide:

- Cocobod nails Opuni over fake fertilizer

- One village, one dam kicks off

- CID chases fake Zehn security boss

- One killed in renewed clashes at Ahwiaa

- Cabinet approves RTI Bill

The New Crusading Guide:

- Don't defend Opuni... NDC Group tells members

- COPEC drags BOST to special prosecutor over financial loss allegations

- Fingers behind Ghana's Crude Oil

- Keep the faith...President assures Dorimon Elders

The Chronicle:

- Kids boycott death-trap school.. Sefwi Wiawso Assembly turns deaf ear in spite of 5 years of constant reminder

- Police arrest teacher for brutalising son


- Cabinet okays RTI Bill for parliament

- PPP man donates to inmates at Kete-Krachi prisons on 40th B'day

- DCE, Computer man fight over community center project

- Ministers break silence on Ga Paramount Chieftaincy dispute

Daily Heritage:

- Stroke alert even 30-year-olds at high risk, poor lifestyle major threat

- Comet to pay GH¢18,500 compensation to Mallam Market salt traders

- Another Ponzi scheme hits Ghana as scores lose millions to Savanna Brokerage

- COPEC runs to Special Prosecutor over transactions of BOST

Daily Statesman:

- War against corruption - Cabinet okays RTI Bill

- Stop defending Opuni and co - NDC groups caution leaders

- Cape Coast assembly set for decongestion exercise


- Doubling GDP per capita in 6yrs unrealistic - World Bank

- Free Zones Authority strategises to serve industry better

- Oil, service based growth perpetuating poverty - WB Report

- Campaign to get consumer protection law passed gathers momentum

- GN Bank to meet GH¢400M capital by Q3

- President to address business leaders at UK-Ghana investment summit

Graphic Showbiz:

- Zylofon unfair to us - underground act Bra Obofour

- VGMA new artiste of the year winners over the years

Day Break:

- GPHA , Police nab oil pirates

- Ofori-Atta launches TREE project to support govt's ' Ghana Beyond Aid' agenda

- Use youth bravery to build and defend peace - Vice President

Ghanaian Times

- Declare Montie 3 pardon null and void.. Supreme Court hears case today

- Ahwiaa youth in bloody clash again ! One dead , school closed down

- Armed men abduct 4 children at Asutsuari

- NIB launches 55th anniversary celebrations

- Ghana, Qatar hold bilateral meeting in Accra

- Govt urged to halt fumigation at Tema Port

ABC News:

- Agricult Lithovit fertilizer tainted - Standard Authority reveals

The Custodian:

- Cabinet has approved RTI Bill to fight corruption, says Bawumia

- Akufo-Addo rallies national support for Free SHS

- Use condoms to prevent pregnancies, MPs tell teenagers

- We are not your kids - De Sooso tells JJ

- Joe Wise builds ultramodern edifice for Bekwai Polic