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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…

‘We’re acquiring emergency power barges from Kweku Ananse not Karpower’- Ministry of Power

The Ministry of Power says the contract to acquire two emergency power barges was signed with “Kweku Ananse and not Karpower” as originally announced.  In a statement aimed at restoring public trust, the Ministry of Power said: “We have an Ananse story for all Ghanaians- the two emergency power barges will be delivered in September…

Nigerian mafia delegation to learn from ECG

A group of Nigerian mobsters have visited Ghana to get tips on exploitation from the Electricity Company of Ghana. The gangsters who described ECG as “the most sophisticated racket ever devised” confirmed they are in Ghana to learn how the public electricity distribution company is able to “extorts huge amounts of money from consumers who…

The Book of Dumteronomy: The king who enjoyed free uninterrupted power supply

CHAPTER 1 The parable of the king who enjoyed free uninterrupted power supply while his people suffered in dumsor. 1. And on the morning after the twenty sixth day of the second month in the year of our worse dumsor, the reclusive prophet gathered the people of Ogyakrom to tell them a parable. And he…

Referees buy Division One club; debunks concerns over conflict of interest

The Referees’ Association of Ghana (RAG) has purchased a Division One club for an undisclosed fee, debunking concerns over conflict of interest. Members of the association who are responsible for officiating games in all divisions of Ghanaian football- including the Division One League, said they did not see how their official roles as referees could…

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…

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