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PDS suspends load-shedding after GRIDCo’s directive

PDS suspends load-shedding after GRIDCo’s directive

Power Distribution Services (PDS) has suspended the load-shedding exercise which started today [Friday]. The company released separate schedules for load-shedding across the country on Friday citing a shortfall in power supply. The statement said the decision was taken after a meeting with the Volta River Authority (VRA) and Public Utilities and Regulatory Commission (PURC). But

Minority raises red flag over new investor for Komenda sugar factory

Minority raises red flag over new investor for Komenda sugar factory

The Minority has accused government of deliberately causing the Komenda Sugar Factory to be undervalued so it can be sold off cheaply. According to the Deputy Minority Spokesperson for Trade, Industry and Tourism, Yusif Sulemana, government has side-stepped recommendations of a technical audit of the project only to pursue a motive

PDS’ first load shedding time table out: 8 regions affected

PDS’ first load shedding time table out

The Power Distribution Services (PDS) has released its first load shedding time table in which it announces a 12-hour power outage in eight regions of the country. Greater Accra; including Tema, Oti, Ashanti, Volta, Central, Western, Western North and Eastern regions will experience the 6AM to 6PM outages on Friday, April

World Bank approves $143m to scale-up higher education support in Ghana, others

World Bank approves $143m to scale-up higher education support in Ghana

The Board of the World Bank Group has approved a total of $143 million to help Ghana, Burkina Faso, Djibouti, Guinea and Senegal to step up the quality and provision of applied research and higher education. The International Development Association (IDA) credits and grants were approved on March 27, 2019, with

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