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Energy Commission’s 2023 advisory highlighted risk of power outages

Energy Commission’s 2023 advisory highlighted risk of power outages

The Energy Commission has warned of a potential power outages in December, citing inadequate gas supplies and financing shortfalls. The advisory came before recent power outages across the country, prompting renewed calls for a blackout

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Tema General Hospital rejects Neonatal Unit ‘baby death’ video

Tema General Hospital rejects Neonatal Unit ‘baby death’ video

Tema General Hospital has refuted allegation of a baby dying at its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) following a power outage at the facility. A video of a baby in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, whirled

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United Cadres condemns ‘arrogant’ remarks by Energy Ministry

United Cadres condemns ‘arrogant’ remarks by Energy Ministry

The United Cadres Front (UCF) has expressed dismay over what they perceive as the arrogant and insolent behavior exhibited by Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, the Minister of Energy. This followed a response given by the

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Group to embark on #Fixthisdumsor demo on April 26

Group to embark on #Fixthisdumsor demo on April 26

A group calling itself, the Ghana Elections Project, has announced plans to embark on a protest against the current power crisis, colloquially called “dumsor” in the country. Ghanaians have been facing challenges with power supply

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Mahama solved dumsor, current administration failed to maintain it – Prof. Fosu-Mensah opined

Mahama solved dumsor, current administration failed to maintain it – Prof. Fosu-Mensah opined

A communications team member of the National Democratic Congress, Professor Benedicta Yayra Fosu-Mensah says the Nana Akufo-Addo administration has failed to maintain John Dramani Mahama's effort towards sustainable energy in the country. Speaking on Good

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There is no dumsor, no need for a timetable – ECG

There is no dumsor, no need for a timetable – ECG

Despite repeated power outages across the country, the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) says that a load-shedding timetable will be unnecessary. The power distribution company refuted claims the dreaded load-shedding period colloquially called dumsor has

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‘Dumsor’ likely to occur during peak hours – ECG

‘Dumsor’ likely to occur during peak hours – ECG

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has announced that it is likely there will be power outages during peak hours. The power company noted that the peak hours are between 7 pm and 11 pm.

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Ghana Power Outages: COPEC calls for transparency on financial challenges

Ghana Power Outages: COPEC calls for transparency on financial challenges

The Executive Secretary of the Chamber of Petroleum Consumers Ghana (COPEC), Duncan Amoah, has called on the government to be transparent regarding the underlying financial challenges in the power sector. His comments come at the

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EXPLAINER: Why Parliament was plunged into darkness on Thursday

EXPLAINER: Why Parliament was plunged into darkness on Thursday

In a surprising event, the Parliament of Ghana was without light on Thursday, February 29, when it convened to deliberate on the State of the Nation Address (SONA) delivered by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

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Parliament experience brief ‘dumsor’

Parliament experience brief ‘dumsor’

Parliament experienced a blackout on Thursday, February 29 during the day’s proceedings. Deputy Finance Minister Abena Osei was on the floor opening the debate for the State of the Nation Address when the light in