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Power outages: Akufo-Addo orders suspension of electricity export

Power outages: Akufo-Addo orders suspension of electricity export

President Akufo-Addo has instructed the Volta River Authority to decrease the export of electricity to neighboring countries in reaction to the ongoing intermittent power outages, or "dumsor," according to Samuel Atta Akyea, the chairman of

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VRA ends controlled spillage from Akosombo Dam

VRA ends controlled spillage from Akosombo Dam

The Volta River Authority (VRA) has ended the controlled spillage from the Akosombo Dam, which began on September 15. The Authority announced the end of the spillage in a statement on Monday, October 30, 2023.

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Akosombo Dam spillage: We’ve not contracted Zoomlion to undertake fumigation activity – VRA

Akosombo Dam spillage: We’ve not contracted Zoomlion to undertake fumigation activity – VRA

The Volta River Authority (VRA) has discarded reports in the media that it has awarded a contract to waste management giant, Zoomlion Ghana Limited to undertake fumigation of communities affected by the controlled spillage from

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VRA committed GH¢20m toward relief efforts for Akosombo dam spillage victims so far

VRA committed GH¢20m toward relief efforts for Akosombo dam spillage victims so far

The Volta River Authority (VRA) has disclosed that it has spent over GH¢20 million on relief items for residents affected by the Akosombo Dam spillage. According to the Authority, the amount was used to purchase

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Akosombo Dam spillage: Mahama urges VRA to expedite relief action for affected communities

Akosombo Dam spillage: Mahama urges VRA to expedite relief action for affected communities

Former President and NDC 2024 flagbearer, John Mahama, has called on the Volta River Authority (VRA) to hasten efforts to support residents in communities along the Volta River affected by the spillage from the Akosombo

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VRA warns possible spillage from Akosombo, Kpong dams

VRA warns possible spillage from Akosombo, Kpong dams

The Volta River Authority (VRA) has announced a possible controlled spillage from the Akosombo and Kpong Dams. In the statement signed by the Chief Executive of the organization, Emmanuel Antwi-Darkwa, the Volta River Authority observed