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Ameri plant transfer to Kumasi is good but don’t politicize it – Energy Analyst

By Nathaniel Nartey Energy Analyst Kwame Juntuah has appealed to politicians not to play politics with government's takeover of the 250-megawatt Ameri power production plant and its subsequent relocation Kumasi. According to him, the move is a country strategy to...

Government to hold further engagement with operators of AMERI plant- Minister

Substantive Minister of Energy John Peter Amewu says his first priority is to further engage managers of the Ameri Plant on the power deal before government takes a final decision. Mr. Amewu said the engagement will be done in an...

Government to relocate Ameri Power Plant to Kumasi

Plans are underway to relocate the Ameri Power Plant to Kumasi, the Ashanti regional capital after Build, Own, Operate and Transfer (BOOT) Agreement between the Government of Ghana and Ameri Energy expired in January, 2021. The relocation of the power...

IES fears return of ‘dumsor’ if government refuses to take over Ameri Power deal

The Institute of Energy Security (IES) has predicted a complete shutdown in power supply in Ghana following the lack of preparedness by government to take over the Ameri Power deal. The deal was signed by government in 2015 at...

Eat plants, conserve land to curb climate change — IPCC

Limiting global warming to less than 2ºC will need significant improvements to land use through changes such as switching to plant-based food, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) said on Thursday. A special report on the relationship between climate...

Helicopter crash in Kenya kills 4 Americans, Kenyan pilot

Four Americans and a Kenyan pilot have died in a helicopter crash in northwestern Kenya. The aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff Sunday. The incident happened on the remote Central Island National Park on Lake Turkana. Gilbert Kibe, director general of the Kenya...

GRIDCO says current power outages not generation problem

The Ghana Grid Company has attributed the current power outages in parts of Accra and Kumasi to problems within the transmission system and interruptions within the gas sector. The company has dismissed reports that there is a generation problem. At...

Pharmacists say patronage of contraceptives is encouraging these days

By Jennifer Frimpong Wiredu The use of contraceptives is essential in preventing unwanted pregnancies and Sexually Transmitted Infections STI’s. Typically, of the Ghanaian society, sex education or on contraceptives is regarded “a-no-go-area” of discussion in the home. This creates avenues for...

Surge in unhealthy lifestyle: Diabetes claiming more lives

SOURCE: GRAPHICONLINE Health experts say the country is losing at least 15 lives, mostly in their most productive ages to diabetes every day due to the surge in unhealthy lifestyles. Diabetes mellitus is also a major cause of blindness, kidney failure,...

NPA to streamline the Bitumen industry

By: Rebekah Awuah Poised to ensure that bitumen which is used in the road construction in Ghana, is of high quality and the supply is streamlined, the National Petroleum Authority has paid a working visit to the Societe Multinationale de...
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Paracetamol is the most abused painkiller- Dr. Nii Lante

By Seli Baisie A Physician Specialist, Dr. Nii Lante Okunka Blankson says the most commonly abused painkiller is paracetamol. This, according...
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End your demonstration at 4 pm – Court to Arise Ghana group

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH Her Ladyship Comfort Kwasiwor Tasiame has directed Arise Ghana organisers of the #KromAyeShe demonstration to end their public protests at 4 pm...

Ambassador Gambila of Burkina Faso cautions youth against fake promises of greener pastures abroad

Ghana’s Ambassador to Burkina Faso, Boniface Gambila has expressed worry about the youth who get deceived by unknown people to travel to Burkina Faso...

Gabby Asare Otchere Darko laments low returns from E-levy

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH Gabby Asare Otchere Darko has bemoaned the low revenue returns from the much-touted Electronic Transfer Levy (E-Levy). In a series of tweets Monday,...

Eggstra-O Campaign roadshow makes a stop in Ho

By Tilda Acorlor The Project Lead of the Eggstra-O Campaign, Ndidi Fordjoe says women and children must eat eggs to grow well and healthy. She...