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Scrap levies and taxes on electricity – ACEP to gov’t

The Africa Center for Energy Policy (ACEP) has urged government to scrap the levies and taxes imposed on electricity, saying these levies have led to the immense increase in the electricity tariffs. According to ACEP the Energy Levies Act which imposed these levies and taxes on electricity consumption are crippling local businesses. The Center also argued that the scrapping of ...

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Gov’t, PURC, others colluding to rip customers off – KT Hammond

The Minority spokesperson on energy, K.T. Hammond, says Ghanaians are paying more for electricity because of an alleged collusion between government, the Public Utility Regulatory Commission and the Ghana Standards Authority to tamper with the revolutions per kilowatt hour on meters. According to Mr. Hammond, his investigations have revealed that an increase in the number of revolutions per kilowatt hour has ...

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Supreme Court to rule on Richard Sky, GBA case today

The Supreme Court will today define the terms under which Presidents can appoint Justices to the Superior Courts as well as Chairpersons for the the Electoral Commission. The landmark verdict will determine whether or not the President is bound to appoint a chairperson for the Electoral Commission (EC) based on the strict advice of the Council of State, and Supreme ...

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I’ll scrap AU holiday if… –Nduom

The Founder of the Progressive People’s Party, Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom has opined that Ghana does not need a holiday to commemorate the African Union Day. 25th May of every year is set aside as a statutory holiday in member countries in Africa. But Dr. Nduom in his recent post on Facebook said such holiday reduces productivity hence must be ...

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Citi FM’s Family Day Out [Photos]

Citi FM’s annual Family Day Out is underway at the Burma Camp Leisure Center. The event climaxes the station’s Family Month, which is in May every year. Activities at this year’s event include karaoke, face painting, story telling for children, a cooking competition among the male presenters of the Citi Breakfast show and many other activities. Family Day Out started ...

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We’re ready to face NLC in court – JUSSAG

The Judicial Service Staff Association of Ghana (JUSSAG) has said it is ready to face the National Labour Commission (NLC) in court over their ongoing strike. The NLC filed a lawsuit on Tuesday seeking an order to compel workers of the Judicial Service to call off their strike but JUSSAG insist their strike is legal. JUSSAG announced a strike last week ...

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ECG’s over-billing ‘sabotaging’ Mahama’s efforts – Muntaka

The Majority Chief Whip, Muntaka Mubarak, has asked Parliament to institute a probe into the recent billing irregularities by the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG). He is of the view the ECG appears to be sabotaging efforts made by President John Mahama to alleviate the pressure brought on by the increased utility tariffs. Speaking on the floor of Parliament today [Tuesday], ...

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NLC sues JUSSAG for striking

The National Labour Commission (NLC), has filed a lawsuit seeking an order to compel workers of the Judicial Service to call off their strike. The Judicial Service Staff Association of Ghana (JUSSAG) announced a strike last week over government’s failure to approve their reviewed salaries and allowances despite an agreement to that effect. The Association has already defied an order from ...

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Suspend ‘problematic’ billing software – PURC to ECG

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC), has instructed the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), to suspend the implementation of their new billing software until further notice. A statement signed by the PURC’s Public Relations Director, Nana Yaa Jantuah, said the directive was necessitated by incessant complaints from customers who alleged that they were being over-billed by the ECG. The PURC late last year sanctioned ...

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Supreme Court sits despite JUSSAG strike

Work resumed today [Tuesday] at Ghana’s Supreme Court despite the strike by the Judicial Service Staff Association (JUSSAG). Justices of the court sat and heard two different cases which included one of the suits by Justice Paul Dery brought against investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas. Today’s hearings had two JUSSAG members at post even though their association has been on ...

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