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Prez creates Ministry of Power Barges amid further power plant delays

Prez creates Ministry of Power Barges amid further power plant delays

President John Mahama has created the Ministry of Power Barges, which will be responsible for cobbling together “new and creative excuses” to explain the length of time it is taking to deliver the “emergency” power plants from Turkey. The delivery of the power plants, originally scheduled for April, then September then November, was previously overseen…

ECG to lay off workers due to worsening power crisis

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has become the latest company to announce plans to lay off workers due to the worsening energy crisis in the country. A statement from the public electricity distribution company said “the dumsor has increased operational cost, hence, it has become necessary for ECG to slash its workforce” in order…

Candy Crush addicts to hold protests against dumsor

Addicts of the popular mobile game app, Candy Crush Saga will also take to the streets of Accra to protest against the worsening power crisis in the country. The protest march dubbed “Dumsor Crush” will involve thousands of Ghanaians who believe the irregular power supply is to blame for their slow progress up the Candy…

Politicians to spend 4 years in jail after every 4 year term

The people of Ghana are calling for the amendment of the country’s constitution to include a compulsory 4 year jail term for all political office holders after every 4 years in office. The proposed amendment is in response to the unending series of corruption scandals which has become a feature of Ghanaian politics. “Not a…

ECG declares tomorrow ‘Romantic Dinner in the Dark Day’

As cupid prepares to shoot his arrow this Valentine’s Day, ECG is also set to push that ‘OFF’ button to make the romantic celebrations a memorable one. The Electricity Company of Ghana has launched a special Val’s Day programme dubbed “Romantic Dinner in the Dark Day.” ECG will schedule a 12 hour nationwide power outage…

Ghana to buy power from Ivory Coast to watch concluding episode of Maricruz

Ghana will purchase another 80MW of power from Ivory Coast to guarantee uninterrupted power supply for the concluding episode of Corazon Indomable- a popular Mexican soap opera renamed Maricruz by Ghanaian fans. This is believed to be a move to appease non football fans upset by government’s decision to splash out on an 80MW power…

WANTED: Flagstaff House seeks a new yes-man

Do others describe you as ‘not too polished’ and ‘not too refined?’ Are you an expert in buga buga politics? Do you have a knack for defending the indefensible? Will you happily sing the praises of big men? If you answered yes to all these questions, then this may be the job for you. Employer: Flagstaff House…

D is for dumsor; nursery sch re-writes phonics song to reflect current times

A nursery school in Accra has become the first in the country to alter a major part of its teaching material to include vocabulary that a 21st century Ghanaian child will encounter in their everyday communication with parents and other members of the society. The popular children’s phonics song which previously read, ‘A’ is for…

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