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ECG concession will create more jobs – Group

September 12, 2016, Author: Deborah Acquah

Strategic Thinkers Network (STRANEK), a research organisation, has endorsed plans to give the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to a concessionaire for 25 years saying the move by the government is timely. The government of Ghana intends privatising the state power distributor. However, the decision has been met with stiff opposition from workers of ECG […]

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W/R: ECG cuts power to Elubo Clinic over GHC40k debt

September 6, 2016, Author: Deborah Acquah

Power supply to the Elubo health center in the Western region has been cut over an unpaid debt. Western regional public relations officer of the ECG, Philip Osei Bonsu, who confirmed the development to Starr News’ correspondent Emmanuel Ohene Gyan disclosed that the administrative block and residential accommodations for the health officials have been disconnected […]


80% of Ghanaians call for privatisation of ECG – Survey

August 19, 2016, Author: Deborah Acquah

A recent survey by the African Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) has revealed more than 80% of Ghanaians want the Electricity Company of Ghana to be privatised. Speaking to 3 FM about the need for broad consultations before political parties put their manifestos together, the Executive Director of ACEP Dr Amin Adams said three reasons […]

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No need for timetable; dumsor temporary – PURC

July 26, 2016, Author: Deborah Acquah

The Public Utilities and Regulatory Commission (PURC), has said the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) cannot release a load shedding timetable because the current erratic power supply is just a temporary problem. The PURC’s announcement comes on the back of mounting pressure from the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), residents and civil society groups, asking […]

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Dumsor: CPP demands load-shedding timetable

July 26, 2016, Author: Deborah Acquah

The Convention People’s Party (CPP) has reiterated calls for a load-shedding timetable in light of recent, consistent power cuts in many parts of the country. According to the CPP, it was necessary for the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to publish a schedule to enable Ghanaians incorporate it into their daily activities. “It would be […]

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Presidency ‘blocking’ load shedding timetable – ECG staff

July 23, 2016, Author: Deborah Acquah

Some disgruntled workers of the Electricity Company of Ghana have accused the presidency of preventing the power distributor from publishing a timetable for the erratic power situation in the country. According to the irate staff, the seat of government has warned the management of ECG not to announce a timetable, even though it has long […]


Publish load shedding timetable – NPP to ECG

July 15, 2016, Author: Deborah Acquah

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) is demanding an immediate timetable for Ghanaians in the face of “a patterned loadshedding over the last few months”. In a statement issued on Thursday, July 14, the leading opposition party says it is deceit on the part of the John Mahama-led government to claim that there is no loadshedding […]


Unite in your opposition to sale of ECG – PUWU to Ghanaians

July 14, 2016, Author: Deborah Acquah

The Public Utility Workers’ Union (PUWU) has called for Ghanaians to unite in their opposition to the deal to lease the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to a foreign entity for 25 years, warning that, letting go the national asset would have dire consequences. The whole concession arrangement, it indicated, was bad for the people, […]


‘Dumsor’ likely to intensify due to Nigerian strikes

July 8, 2016, Author: Deborah Acquah

Ongoing blackouts in Ghana are likely to linger for a while as workers in Nigeria’s oil industry intensify their industrial action. The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, (PENGASSAN) has embarked on a severe strike over some unresolved industry issues with the central government. The development is expected to completely shutdown all […]


Realigning ECG tariffs without parliamentary approval illegal – MP

July 8, 2016, Author: Deborah Acquah

Member of Parliament for Ablekuma North, Joe Appiah says the government’s decision to realign ECG tariffs is illegal since it is subject to parliamentary approval. Mr. Appiah made the statements on Atinka FM’s AM Drive with Kaakyere Ofori Ayim. According to him, MPs represent 27 million Ghanaians in the House hence should be part of […]

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