*NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES, AUGUST 24.*👇
*OBINIM ARRESTED FOR GH¢12M FRAUD, FLOGGING MEMBERS*
Bishop Daniel Obinim, leader and founder of International God’s Way Church, yesterday wept bitterly while in the custody of the police CID for allegedly defrauding a businessman.
*COP ROBBERS IN COURT*
It is emerging that the two serving police officers who attempted robbing the GCB Bank bullion van that was coming from Donkokrom in the Eastern Region has always harboured the intention to rob.
*MAHAMA UNDER FIRE OVER MONTIE 3*
President John Mahama’s decision to order the release of three NDC activists who were jailed for contempt of the Supreme Court has sparked outrage throughout the country.
*OBINIM GIVES IN TO POLICE*
The woes of the Bishop Obinim appear to be deepening as a fresh case of fraud has been leveled against him.
*EC INTRODUCES KEY REFORMS*
The EC has announced 27 key electoral reforms as part of preparations towards delivering free and fair elections.
*CHILD MERCY KILLINGS GALORE*
It has emerged that many parents with Cerebral Palsy children are contemplating killing them as others have already done due to the frustrations they are going through as a result of lack of support systems.
*IMF WITHHOLDS $115M CASH FROM GHANA*
The IMF is holding back$115 million from Ghana, which is the planned fourth disbursement in the what some critics say reflects the Fund’s disapproval of how Ghana is implementing conditionalities in the three-year bailout programme.
*PPP JABS MAHAMA OVER MONTIE 3 PARDON*
PPP has taken a swipe at President John Mahama, stressing that the President’s decision to release the three persons jailed for scandalising the court was ‘in bad faith and will remain a scar on our democratic credentials’.
💥Mahama’s Montie release worst decision since independence- Says Nduom. myjoyonline.com
💥The Electoral Commission (EC) has said Ghana is not ready for an electronic voting system despite technological advancement in the 21st Century. citifmonline.com
💥Citifmonline.com has sighted a letter interdicting the Central Regional Director of the Social Welfare Department, for allegedly demanding of bribe of Ghc6,000, for the purposes of expenses on a child to be adopted at the Mother Care Orphanage at Agona Swedru by one Dr. and Mrs Florian Carl
💥Ghanaian defender Claud Adjapong handed Italy’s U19 call up. Ghanasoccernet.com
💥Fulham have joined a long list of clubs interested in signing Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan. Ghanasoccernet.com
💥Italian side Roma failed to reach the Champions League group stage after having two men sent off in a 3-0 second-leg defeat by Porto. BBC.com
💥A magnitude 6.2 earthquake has struck central Italy, leaving at least six people dead and others trapped under rubble, Italian officials said. BBC.com
💥North Korea has fired a ballistic missile from a submarine off its east coast, say the US and South Korea. BBC.com
*💥The New York Times said on Tuesday its Moscow bureau was targeted by a cyber attack this month but that there was no evidence the hackers, believed to be Russian, were successful*. Reuters.com
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