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The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has approved an 8.01 percent increment in water tariff, effective July 2019. Speaking at a press conference today [Monday], the , the Executive Secretary of the Commission, Maame Dufie Ofori, said the increment in the tariffs was necessitated by some factors including the dollar to cedi rate, projected inflation …

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The Energy Commission and the Agence Français De Development (AFD) have signed a Technical Assistant Facility (TAF) to support local banks and other key stakeholders towards the development of Energy Efficiency (EE) and Renewable Energy (RE) projects in the country. The agreement is under the Sustainable Use of Natural Resouces and Energy Finance programme (SUNREF) …

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The Bank of Ghana disclosed that nineteen thousand depositors whose funds were locked up with some microfinance companies have so far received their monies. Second Deputy governor of the Central Bank, Elsie Awadzi in an interview said the exercise has been smooth so far. She said the receiver appointed for the affected microfinance is still …

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The Executive Chairman of Jospong Group of Companies, Dr. Joseph Siaw Agyapong has affirmed the commitment of Zoomlion Company Limited, a subsidiary waste management firm, to drastically reduce the practice of landfill method of waste disposal in Ghana by ensuring that waste generated are treated, recovered, converted to organic fertilizer while plastics are recycled. To …

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Veteran hiplife star, Paa Dogo has revealed that he discovered controversial musician Kwaw Kesse. The musician told Nana Kwame Akwaboah known popularly known as DJ Slash said, he brought Kwaw Kesse into the limelight. According to him, he was the one who discovered and took Kwaw Kesse to Hammer, one of Ghana’s top and award …

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A US military surveillance drone has been shot down by Iranian forces while flying over the Strait of Hormuz. Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said the drone had violated Iranian airspace. But US military said it had been over international waters. IRGC commander-in-chief Maj-Gen Hossein Salami said the downing of the drone sent a …

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As part of activities commemorating the 27th anniversary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), the party will embark on a tree planting exercise. General Secretary of umbrella family, Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said they intend to plant 300, 000 trees across the country. This he said forms part of their contribution to fight environmental degradation and …

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Three new suspects have been arrested in connection with the kidnapping of the two Canadian nationals. The suspects arrested are Masaud Ibrahim, Moro Issaka and Yusif Mohammed. Already, the police have arrested 8 persons in connection with the incident. The eight were made of five Ghanaians and three Nigerians. Eight of the suspects, made up …

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The opposition National Democratic Congress(NDC) has taken a swipe at the ruling Nee Patriotic Party (NPP) over the one-village-one dam policy. The NDC is accusing the NPP of causing financial loss to the state because it believes what have done in some villages are dug outs and not dams. A statement signed by Sammy Gyamfi, …

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The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has started his week with visits to Saboba and Chereponi in the Northern and North East regions respectively, where he met traditional chiefs, opinion leaders and other stakeholders to help find lasting peace between the Anufos and Konkombas. Dr. Bawumia reiterated the unwavering commitment of government to ensure that …

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