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Madam Justina Owusu Banahene

Atronie community discusses development challenges with Sunyani MCE

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The chiefs and people of Atronie in the Sunyani Municipality have held a meeting with the Sunyani Municipal Chief Executive, Madam Justina Owusu-Banahene and...
Electricity Demand

Universal Electrification A Good Scheme, But IES Remains Skeptical On Renewed Promise

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The Institute for Energy Security (IES) has noticed the promise made by the President of the Republic His Excellency Nana Addo Danquah Akufu Addo...
Electricity

Bulinjin residents decry lack of electricity

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The residents of Bulinjin in the Buli Electoral Area have decried the lack of electricity at the community, which they say is adversely impacting...
FILE PHOTO: Men walk past electricity pylons as they return from work in Orlando, Soweto township, South Africa March 18, 2019. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko/File Photo

Southern African countries want more electricity from Mozambique

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Several countries in the southern African region have been asking the Mozambican authorities to increase the supply of electricity to meet the demands of...
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

Ghana’s economy contracts 1.1 per cent in third quarter 2020

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Ghana’s economy contracted by 1.1 per cent year-on-year in the third quarter (July to September) of 2020 compared to the same period in 2019...
Electricity Demand

Doggoh residents appeal for electricity in community

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Residents of Doggoh in the Kunzokalaa Electoral Area of the Jirapa Municipality have complained of the lack of electricity in the community impacting negatively...
Coal

Czech Republic set to phase out coal by 2038

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The Czech Republic is to withdraw from coal mining by 2038, according to a decision by the government's coal commission in Prague. The date is...
Chps Compound

Jachie community gets CHPS compound, electricity, mechanised borehole

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Mrs Tina Gifty Naa Ayeley Mensah, the Deputy Minister of Health, on Tuesday inaugurated a Community-based Health Planning Services (CHPS) compound to make health...
Former President Jerry John Rawlings

Rawlings was the reason for development in the North -Tangoba

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Madam Tangoba Abayage, the Upper East Regional Minister has eulogised the late former President Jerry John Rawlings for some major development projects in the...
Electricity

AU says over 600 mln Africans lack electricity despite huge renewable energy potential

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The African Union (AU) Commission on Thursday revealed that over 600 million people across the Africa lack access to electricity despite the continent's abundant...
Electricity

Government gives $130 million to ECG for efficient power supply-Minister

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Government has given US$130 million to the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to help the power generating firm replace its obsolete equipment, to reduce...
Electricity

Residents call on government to hook Abilatinga community to electricity.

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Residents of Abilatinga, community in the Garu District of the Upper East Region have appealed to government for extension of...
Education Duakwa Shs

Government to establish SHS at Duakwa

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Professor Kwesi Yankah, Minister of State in Charge of Tertiary Education, says government plans to establish a new Senior High School (SHS) at Duakwa...

Seven communities in Adansi North to get electricity

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Seven communities in the Adansi North District will soon be connected to the national electricity grid. The project is part...
Electricity

Residents appeal for electricity to enhance security

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The about 200 residents at Mireku, an emerging settlement at Abesim in the Sunyani Municipality have appealed for electricity extension to enhance the security...
Electricity

Nigerian labor union to stage strike over electricity tariff, fuel price hikes

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Nigeria's organized labor is mobilizing for a general strike on Monday to protest over the federal government's refusal to reverse the hikes in...
Politics Mali Transitioning

ECOWAS gives Mali one week to form transitioning government

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The Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), has given Mali a one-week period effective...
Community Challenges

Kobi-Basinparu community in dire need of water, electricity

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The people of Kobi-Basinparu community in the Lambussie District of the Upper West Region are in dire need of potable water and electricity to...

Assembly to supply 600,000 cashew seedlings to farmers

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The Wa West District Assembly will distribute 600,000 cashew seedlings under the government’s flagship programme of Planting for Export and Rural Development (PERD) to...
Veep Bawumia

NPP government’s economic management is superior – Veep

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Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says the Akufo-Addo led government has superior records in all sectors of the economy, comparable to the opposition National...
Electricity

Two communities connected to electricity at West Gonja

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Two communities; Sumpini and Kojokura in the West Gonja Municipality of the Savannah Region have been connected to the national grid under the government's...
Electricity

Benefits of using a grid-tied system during pandemic

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Electricity continues to be a huge problem in our country during the pandemic, where further load shedding is being experienced due to cable theft....
water

Use water, electricity wisely to save national purse, Sunyani MCE appeals

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Ghanaians have been urged to use water and electricity judiciously to save the national purse, as the government take measures to lessen the socio-economic...
water

Government extends free supply of water and electricity

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Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta on Thursday announced the extension of free water and electricity supplies to consumers. The relief package was instituted by the government...
Electricity

Power supply improves in Volta/Oti amid COVID-19

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Power supply and its reliability in the Volta and Oti regions have improved significantly following intensified maintenance works, the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG)...
Pwalugu Multi Purpose Dam Project

Africa Requires Ethiopia Fill Its Dam

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July 17, 2020 Ethiopia is entering a crucial period for the future of its nation, as we approach the second half of July. Ethiopia must...
inflation

Year-on-year inflation falls marginally to 11.2 percent in June

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The year-on-year inflation rate was 11.2 percent in June 2020, which is 0.1 percentage points lower than the May record of 11.3 percent. The monthly...
Even before the impact studies have been started, officials say 50 percent of the dam's construction has been completed [Reuters]

Egypt rejects Ethiopia’s proposal to postpone discussions on filling, operating Nile dam

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Egypt rejected on Friday an Ethiopian proposal to postpone tackling controversial points on the rules of filling and operating the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam...
In a sign of the continent’s increasing importance for Russia, its president, Vladimir Putin, held the first Russia-Africa summit in October 2019

Russia Bringing Nuclear Power to Rwanda and Other African Nations

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Resolving Libya Crisis Requires New Thinking Ignoring the geo-political overtones from Deutsche Welle (see link below), the article does discuss Russia’s role in helping Africa...
Mr John Peter Amewu

“Energy sector is gradually getting out of the woods” – Amewu

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Ghana’s energy sector is gradually getting out of the woods, Mr John Peter Amewu, the Energy Minister, has said. He said noted that at the...