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Celebrate ‘sor’ like a Black Stars goal or we will ‘dum’ your lights immediately- ECG

Celebrate ‘sor’ like a Black Stars goal or we will ‘dum’ your lights immediately- ECG

Ghanaians who fail to shout and cheer whenever power is restored to their homes during this intense load-shedding period will be punished with immediate power cuts. The warning was issued by the Electricity Company of Ghana in a statement expressing the energy distributor’s displeasure with Ghanaians for “celebrating sor with less shouts and screams than…

Prez creates Ministry of Prayer to ‘banish dumsor’ with prayers and fasting

Just days after he “banished dumsor” with prayers, President John Mahama has created a Ministry of Prayer to render a combination of sustained prayers and fasting to keep the dumsor away from Ghana eternally. The creation of this new ministry comes barely two months after the president established the Ministry of Power- which promised to…

UK company to improve energy situation in Ghana with turbines powered by hot air

Just a week after being hit with the harrowing news of intensified load shedding warning of power cuts lasting up to 24 hours, Ghanaians can now afford to smile and start singing hallelujah because there seems to be an end in sight for the nation’s chronic energy problem. A British energy company has reportedly come…

Hurricane Incompetence expected to cause 24hrs blackouts- ECG

A powerful hurricane is set to cause unprecedented disruptions in electricity supply lasting up to 24 hours, according to dumsor storm forecasters at the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG). Hurricane Incompetence, a category 4 storm, is presently travelling over the Volta lake and expected to batter an already struggling economy when it strikes Ghana in…

ECG sues telecom provider over poor service

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) is reportedly suing its telecommunications provider for poor services which includes network failure and disruptions. Lawyers for ECG described the telephone and internet services as “below par,” “not value for money” and “frustrating.” Hence, ECG wants the court to declare the telecom provider to be in breach of its…

We’ll publish dumsor timetable as soon as we fix our generator- ECG

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has apologised for the delay in the release of the timetable for its latest load-shedding exercise, blaming the broken down portable generators at the company’s headquarters. “We wish to sincerely apologise for the delay in the release of the much-demanded timetable. All the portable diesel generators at our headquarters…

New Scheme To Ease Traffic In Accra

It is true when they say help comes from unexpected places, and in this particular instance, from the most unexpected place. The residents of Accra who consistently bemoan the impenetrable traffic congestion in the city can breathe easy, help is on the way! The smart cookies at the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA)  and the Electricity…

Azonto Fiasco: The Azonto For Gas Deal

The government of Ghana has allegedly signed off the intellectual property rights on Azonto -the popular Ghanaian dance routine- to the people of Nigerian in exchange for uninterrupted supply of natural gas. This Ghanaian- well formerly Ghanaian- dance which involves elaborate arm, hip and foot twisting, has in recent times, taken over dancefloors not just…

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