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ECG retrieves GH¢200,000 from illegal connections at Dansoman

The Dansoman District Office of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has, since January this year, retrieved more than GH¢200,000 from customers who were using electricity illegally. The Dansoman District Manager of the ECG, Mr Vincent Osei-Appiah, told the Daily…

HIV infection in Western Region goes up

HIV prevalence in the Western Region has increased from 2.4 per cent in 2017 to 3.1 per cent in 2018. Similarly, HIV prevalence in Sekondi-Takoradi has also gone up from 1.6 per cent to 3.8 per cent, above both the…

AG receives Kasoa cops ‘killer’ docket

The Office of the Attorney General (AG) has been served with the case docket on Eric Kojo Dua, the main suspect in the murder of two police officers at Buduburam, near Kasoa. The docket which was forwarded by the police…

Cedi notes not printed to help NPP in 2020 elections – BoG dismisses claims

Head of Currency Management at the Bank of Ghana John Gyamfi has quashed claims that the new denomination printed is to fund the campaign of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to retain power in the 2020 elections. The BoG on…

Tuesday’s dumsor due to ‘power swings’ – GRIDCo

The Ghana Grid Company is blaming “power swings” for Tuesday’s widespread power outage in the country. The company in a statement, said the problem arose from the Cote d’Ivoire interconnection with Ghana leaving  several parts of the country in darkness….

I used to take 10% of contract sums before awarding them – Former NDC MCE confesses

Former Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Obuasi, Richard Ofori Agyemang Boadi alias King Zubah has confessed that he used to take a booty of at least 10% on government contracts before he would award them while in office, MyNewsGh.com reports….

GYEEDA Scandal: Persons involved were NDC financiers – Afriyie Ankrah

Former Minister of Youth and Sports, Elvis Afriyie Ankrah has admitted that he could not lead investigations into the infamous Ghana Youth Employment Entrepreneurship Development Agency (GYEEDA) scandal which involved the wrongful payment of huge sums of monies to persons…

John Mahama wrote his resignation before Mills died – Manasseh’s book reveals

Before President John Evans Atta-Mills died, his Vice-President, John Dramani Mahama, had written his resignation letter, The Ghana Report can exclusively reveal. His decision to resign as Ghana’s Vice-President was as a result of endless frustration he suffered at the…

2020 year of roads after NDC ghost projects – Ofori-Atta

The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has announced that the Akufo-Addo administration will embark on massive road construction projects in 2020. Of late, there have been widespread agitations over poor road networks across the country, notwithstanding the fact that the Mahama-led…

PDS: Government shouldn’t rush into a new concession agreement

As is now widely known, the concession agreement between the Government of Ghana (GoG) and Power Distribution Services Ghana Limited (PDS) has been terminated by the GoG. Under the agreement, PDS was to manage the staff and assets of Electricity…