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Mi-172 helicopter

State-of-the-art utility Mi-172 helicopter is ready for commercial deliveries

Russian Helicopters Holding Company (part of Rostec State Corporation) obtained a type certificate for medium utility Mi-171A2 helicopter in a convertible configuration from the...
AfDB

Lesotho’s First Utility-Scale Solar Project Gets Support from SEFA

The African Development Bank (AfDB)-managed Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) approved a US$ 695,500 grant to NEO I SPV Pty Ltd., a subsidiary...

Utility and Fuel Prices Will Remain The Same – Ken Ofori Atta

Consumers are to experience an immediate halt in the increase of utility and fuel prices in the short to medium term in what will...

C’Poly Ask Govt to Explain Well The Payments of Utility Bills

The Student Representative Council of the Cape Coast Polytechnic has called on government to come clear on its policy on tariff payment in...
tax

Tax protection groups around the world to push for lower taxes

According to Ghana Taxpayers League, the fight against corruption, ensuring effective use of taxes, as well as good governance by making government officials accountable...

Petroleum products tax and the heavy burden it brings

With only a few days gone into the introduction of a new petroleum products tax leading to an increase of fuel prices and lorry...

Government prepares to pay GH¢5,130k Owed By SOEs

The amount also includes statutory funds and the pension fund. Government said it will first clear GHc2,313.2 million in 2016 and clear the remaining...
Wpid Sachet Water X

Tariff Hikes To Shoot Sachet Water Prices Up

According to President of the Association of Sachet and Packaged Water Producers, Magnus Nunoo, business is being badly affected since electricity, water and fuel...
TUC

TUC Warns Government Not Show Bad Faith in Talks

In light of the revelation that, contrary to the announced 59.2 percent electricity tariff increase announced by the Public Utilities and Regulatory Commission (PURC),...

Ghanaian workers takes to the streets over utility and fuel increment

Thousands of workers in Ghana are hitting the streets today in protest of the recent hikes in petroleum products and utility tariffs. The Trades Union...
Kofi Asamoah in talks with President John Mahama

Ghanaian workers to protest over utility & fuel price hikes

The declaration follows the announcement of a 59.2 percent rise in electricity tariff across board and 67.2 percent increase in water by the Public...

Liverpool Shows Interest in Daniel Amartey

Daniel Amartey is drawing interest from Liverpool and other European clubs Ghana international defender Daniel Amartey who can also play in central midfield is...

More Groups Call for Reduction in Utility Tariffs

Some individuals, groups, and political parties are set to join labour unions to press on the Public Utility and Regulatory Commission (PURC) to reduce...

‘2015 Christmas Comes Without Bonuses From Employers

Can you think about a Christmas without a bonus from your employer? Financial Consultant, Charles Mensah, says employees are not likely to get Christmas bonuses...

Businesses cry foul over utility price hikes

The Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) has described as shocking, the decision by the PURC to increase utility tariffs. The President of the...
Prof. Jane Naana Opoku-Agyeman

Don’t disconnect education and health institutions – Education Min.

“The assurance I want to give these agencies is that the Ministry of Education is continuing to work hard at resolving root cause of...
PURC

Wereko Brobbey charges PURC to abort hearings on tariffs

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC_) last week began a road-show of regional public hearings on proposals made by the utility companies increase electricity...
Samuel Sarpong Executive-Secretary-PURC

Consumers vow not to pay killer 100 percent increment in tariffs

?We won't pay because we can?t afford them? was the response of some consumers of utilities in the Ashanti Region who attended a public...

Ghanaians to be Slapped With Heavy Utility Tariff

Public Relations Officer for the PURC, Nana Yaa Gyantuah Ghanaians must brace themselves to pay more for utility tariff as the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission...

Load shedding deals heavy blow to South African economy

Constant load shedding is dealing a heavy blow to South Africa's already faltering economy, the opposition Democratic Alliance (SA) said on Tuesday. ...

Tertiary students to protest payment of utility bills with nationwide demo

Tertiary students say they may be gearing up for a massive demonstration against government?s decision for students to pay part of their water and...
Ghana Cedi

Ghana capital market says, ready to rescue utility companies

Captains of Ghana?s capital market said here on Wednesday that they were ready to assist the country?s utility companies to raise the needed capital...

Students and staff to start paying own utility bills in

Students and tertiary institutions staff residing on campuses across the country would soon start paying their own utility bills to relieve government of the...
Eskom

Highest level of load shedding implemented in South Africa

Load shedding has been moved from stage two to stage three in some parts of South Africa due to high demand or urgent maintenance...

Lumor to make a difference for Ghana U20 WC squad

Lumor, first from left, is poised to make the grades for Ghana U20 WC campaign By El Akyereko Frimpong Follow the writer on Twitter: @AkyerekOfficial FC Porto?s...

PURC seeks law to punish utility providers over poor communication

Utility service regulator Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) says it intends to seek legal backing to sanction providers, who fail to communicate effectively with...

Airtel Nigeria rewarded 7 entrepreneurs

Airtel Nigeria has rewarded 7 entrepreneurs with exceptional apps and business startups ideas with a sum of 1million Naira each. This gesture is to support...

New reviewed utility tariffs to be announced

The Public Utilities and Regulatory Commission, (PURC), is expected to review utility tariffs by next week. According to the commission, it would take into consideration...
Vattenfall

Vattenfall demands $6b compensation from German government

Vattenfall is demanding 4.7 billion euros (6 billion dollars) in compensation from the German government for shutting down its nuclear plants, Economy Minister Sigmar...

Consumers brace up for utility adjustment

William Amuna - MD, GRIDCo Utility Providers in the country have called for an upward revision in tariffs owing to the rising cost of their operations. The Public Utilities...