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Tanzania restores power to parts of country after nationwide blackout

Electricity supply returned to normal in some parts of Tanzania connected to the national grid after nationwide blackout, the Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO)...

Tanzanian president promises to end erratic power supply

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Tuesday reiterated his government's commitment to addressing erratic supply of electricity to improve the country's investment climate. "Currently, the country's...
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Tanzanian president urges regional authorities to strengthen industrial construction

Tanzanian president John Magufuli on Monday ordered regional commissioners to step up the construction of industries in their areas, saying those who do not...
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GRIDCo Laments Over Effects of Illegal Mining on Power Supply

The Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) has complained about the destructive activities of illegal miners and warned that this has become a huge threat to...
An employee works on electric pylons at a power station in Greater Noida on the outskirts of New Delhi June 8, 2012. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma/Files

Ghanaians enjoying stable power supply

After a long and devastating period of unstable power in the country, Ghanaians now sigh with relief with stable power supply for past months. It...
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Water, power supply in Madagascar’s capital returning to normal

Water and electricity supply to Antananarivo, Madagascar's capital, "is returning to normal," Madagascar's prime minister said Thursday. "The electricity supply by the...
An employee works on electric pylons at a power station in Greater Noida on the outskirts of New Delhi June 8, 2012. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma/Files

Ghana granted US$500 million credit to improve power supply

The LOC issued in London, Britain will guarantee payment obligations by state owned Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, to energy companies Vitol and ENI related...
Eskom

Strike threatening to disrupt electricity supply in S. Africa

Workers at Eskom embarked on a full-blown strike to demand decent wage increases between eight to 10 percent, and a 3,000 rand (about 225...
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TUC says Ghana’s Unreliable Power Supply is a National shame

Mr. Kofi Asamoah, the Secretary General, said the solution, however, did not lie with the intended privatization of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG),...
An employee works on electric pylons at a power station in Greater Noida on the outskirts of New Delhi June 8, 2012. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma/Files

Power Supply To Ayensu Starch Factory Halted Over Debts To ECG

This is part of ECG’s efforts to get companies indebted to it, to pay all their debts. As part of that action, power supply to...

Ghana Buckles Up To Secure Electricity Power Supply

While Ghana’s hydrocarbons sector has seen relatively stable output over the first few months of 2016, a two-week period of inspection and maintenance work...

N-Gas Chases VRA Over US $100million Debt

The two-week deadline expires this week. The debt jeopardises WAPCo’s very existence as a company. The debt covers gas supplied to VRA and the cost of...
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Mahama Makes U-Turn On Dumsor; Says It Is Not Yet Over

John Mahama was heard during the State of the Nation address saying that although there are some challenges in the distribution of power, his...
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Namibia sets aside US$6.7 million for power supply

Kandjoze said that the country's over-reliance on electricity imports would put Namibia's strategic vision and industrialisation in a dangerous position. In 2015, Namibia awarded an...
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Unreliable Power Supply Still Afflict Majority In Africa

 In some countries, that proportion is four in 100. Based on nearly 54,000 interviews in 36 African countries in 2014/2015, Afrobarometer’s report concludes that...
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Government Leaves State Institution Without Power

Power Supply to all state institutions indebted to the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) will soon be cut off to enable the company raise...
Atuabo Gas Processing Plant

Ghana Gas Completes Maintenance Work On Atuabo Plant

The Processing plant was shut down to allow routine maintenance work on it. The routine work was scheduled to take weeks, but engineers used five...
Haruna Iddrisu

Energy levy to address existing debt in energy sector

He said government has made a commitment to Ghanaians to fix the power problem and as such there is the need to generate money...
Eskom

South Africans assured of stable power supply

Power station units that had been taken offline for maintenance during the festive season in order to take advantage of the low demand of...

Industrial economist cites macro-instability, for slump in Ghana’s industrialization

Moses Agyemang, Senior Economist at the Private Enterprises Federation (PEF), said the macro-instability with Ghana as an inflation-prone country made it difficult for industry...
Eskom

South African firm denies secret deal with Zimbabwe over power supply

"South Africa, through Eskom, has been involved in the electricity sector in various countries in Africa for a long time and has utilised different...
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Ghana gains, Nigeria loses on consumer confidence levels – Nielsen

Nielsen West Africa MD Lampe Omoyele says; “The confidence score in Nigeria, while still overwhelmingly positive, is likely a reflection of the more recent...
Finance Minister Seth Terkper

Ghana must be more prudent in 2016 – Terkper

These investments have resulted in the creation of tens of thousands of jobs for the youth, Mr Terkper stated during the presentation of the...
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Botswana to limit power load as power supply challenged

Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) on Monday said it will remotely manage customer loads as it is anticipating power supply challenges during the winter season....
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South Africa Suspends Load Shedding: Power Supply Stable

Power supply was relatively stable, meaning that there would be no load shedding for the time being, South Africa's monopoly power utility Eskom said...
President Jonathan Goodluck

Borno State To Place On New Sources Of Power Supply

From. Sadiq abubakar Maiduguri Few hours after reconnection of Borno state to national grid,, President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered the opening of two news sources...

Maintaining uninterrupted power supply in Ghana

... The Responsibility Of ECG/GRIDCO/VRA By Alhaji Alhasan Abdulai Since December 25, a greater part of Accra has not been experiencing the dreaded power cuts. I...
Baba Yara Stadium ? Venue for the congress

NDC promises a ‘dumsor’ free delegates congress

With barely three days to the upcoming national delegates congress of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi, the...

Angry Residents Protest Epileptic Power Supply In Enugu

From Chuks Collins, Awka About 500 resident electricity consumers/customers of the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) in Awka?on Wednesday?stormed the company?s business office along Nnamdi...
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Power cut hits India?s financial hub

South and central parts of India's financial hub Mumbai were left without electricity from the start of business hours Tuesday. The supply would be restored...