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Power transmission losses within GRIDCo surges to 2,013 highs

An analysis of official data by the Institute for Energy Security shows that Power transmission losses within the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) system keep surging to 2,013 highs and possibly far in excess of the allowable loss margin. Review of...

BNI changes name to National Intelligence Bureau (NIB)

The Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) has changed its name to the National Intelligence Bureau (NIB). This is in line with Section 12 of the Security and Intelligence Agencies Act, 2020 (ACT 1030). The Director-General of the National Intelligence Bureau asked...

Takoradi kidnapped girls’ case adjourned to 2021

The Sekondi High Court has adjourned trial of the case involving the four kidnapped and murdered Takoradi girls to January 28, 2021. The Court presided over by His Lordship, Richard Adjei Frimpong, ensured that all the 23 witnesses to the...

Forestry Commission orders removal of lumber checkpoints

Chief Executive Officer of the Forestry Commission, John Allotey, has directed the immediate removal of lumber checkpoints at Kwahu-Nsabaa and Bunso on the Accra–Kumasi Highway from today. He explained that the move is to make it possible for genuine dealers...

90 suspected criminals rounded up in Accra

At least 90 suspected criminals, including two females, have been arrested by the police from their hideouts in separate swoops in parts of Accra. The exercise conducted by the Amasaman, Madina, Adenta, Teshie, Tesano and Abokobi Police commands in Greater...

President Akufo-Addo commissions Ghana’s first micro-hydro power station at Alavanyo

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has commissioned Ghana’s first micro power generating station, located at Tsatsadu, Alavanyo, in the Hohoe constituency of the Volta Region. Describing the ceremony on Saturday, November 21,  as “a happy day for the people...

Sani Abdul-Rahman best mining reporter 2019

Sani Abdul-Rahman, a financial journalist at the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) has been adjudged the best mining reporter at the 6th Mining Industry Awards in Accra. The Awards, organized by the Ghana Chamber of Mines, celebrates excellence and contributions to...

PHOTOS: Prez Akufo-Addo commissions Ghana’s first micro-hydro power station at Alavanyo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Saturday, 21st November 2020, commissioned Ghana’s first micro power generating station, located at Tsatsadu, Alavanyo, in the Hohoe constituency of the Volta Region. Describing the ceremony as “a happy day...

Akyem Batabi: Collapsed church building constructed with expired permit-report

The Committee set up to investigate the cause of the collapsed Akyem Batabi Church of Prosperity building has observed that, the 4-storey church building was constructed with an expired permit issued twenty years ago for a single storey church...

Cynthia Lamptey appointed interim Special Prosecutor

Deputy Special Prosecutor, Jane Cynthia Naa Torshie Lamptey has been made acting Special Prosecutor until a substantive one is appointed by President Akufo-Addo. This follows the resignation of Martin Amidu last Monday after his appointment three years ago. Ms. Lamptey is...

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Power transmission losses within GRIDCo surges to 2,013 highs

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