Jan. 28: Top 5 stories of the day

By Mutala Yakubu
 Top 5 stories of the day
Top 5 stories of the day

Here are the top 5 stories of the day


Takoradi Kidnapping: Arrested suspect says girls are alive-Gender Minister

The Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Mrs Cynthia Mamle Morrison says Samuel Udoetuk Wills who is a suspect in the Takoradi kidnapping has disclosed to the police that the girls are alive.

Read more: https://www.primenewsghana.com/general-news/takoradi-kidnapping-arrested-suspect-says-girls-are-alive-gender-minister.html?template=primeuover&is_preview=on


Menzgold saga: Ghana Police Service to brief Ghanaians this weekCustomers of embattled gold dealership firm Menzgold will get an update of the state of the firm and cases against them this week.

Read more: https://www.primenewsghana.com/general-news/menzgold-saga-ghana-police-service-to-brief-ghanaians-this-week.html?template=primeuover&is_preview=on


NDC flagbearer race: Party turns down suggestions by aspirants over printing of ballot papers

The NDC has turned down suggestions of some six flagbearer aspirants of the party to award the contract of printing ballot papers for the upcoming elections to a state-owned printing house.

Read more: https://www.primenewsghana.com/politics/ndc-presidential-race-ndc-turns-down-suggestions-by-aspirants-over-printing-of-ballot-papers.html?template=primeuover&is_preview=on


AFCON 2019: CAF change dates for tournament

Africa’s supreme football governing body, CAF, has changed the dates for the kick-off of the 2019 Egypt Africa Cup of Nations.

Initially, the tournament was scheduled to kick off on Saturday 15th June and run for 28 days to July 13th but has been pushed backward by six days.

Read more: https://www.primenewsghana.com/sports/afcon-2019-caf-change-dates-for-tournament.html


Bank of Ghana drops policy rate to 16%

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Ghana has reduced its key lending rate to commercial banks in the country. The Committee reduced the policy rate by 100 basis points to 16 per cent.

Read more: https://www.primenewsghana.com/business/bank-of-ghana-policy-rate.html

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