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Dumsor: Government starving GRIDCo, ECG of funds – Minority

The Minority in parliament has blamed the recent power outages on the failure of government to release funds to GRIDCo and ECG. Consumers of electricity have been complaining about intermittent outages in Accra, Kumasi, and other places in the country. In an interaction with the media in parliament, minority spokesperson …

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7 hour Dumsor to hit parts of Accra from today

Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has announced a 7-hour dumsor in part of Accra beginning today, Monday, June 8, 2020. The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), has explained that the power cuts are necessary to undertake planned maintenance works to improve service delivery The exercise is scheduled to end on Thursday, …

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Did dumsor infect or kill anybody? Adongo questions Bawumia

Bolga Central MP Isaac Adongo has said Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia’s recent comparison of the energy crisis (dumsor) under Mr John Mahama’s presidency and the coronavirus pandemic under President Nana Akufo-Addo’s government, lacked “intellectual depth”. Dr Bawumia, on Monday, in a response to Mr Mahama’s comment that COVID-19 has sent …

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ECG ‘torments’ Kumasi with ‘dumsor’

Residents of Kumasi are furious over the seeming poor performance of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) in the Ashanti region. Their anger stems from increasingly power interruption, known as ‘dumsor’ by the power distributor, as frequent power cuts without prior notice to customers have become the order of the …

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Dumsor is coming – IES warns

The Institute of Energy Security (IES) has warned of an imminent disruption in power supply during this season of coronavirus pandemic. The Institutes has therefore advised the government to adequately resource electricity service provide in order to prevent the catastrpohy. Research and Policy Analyst at the Institute, Raymond Nuworkpor, in …

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SOTN2020: We have overcome dumsor – Akufo-Addo declares

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced an end to the erratic power supply the country has been experiencing over the past years. According to the president, his government has taken necessary steps in making sure the deals and agreements have been signed to ensure that Ghanaians enjoy stable power …

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Dumsor is back, give us a timetable – Minority

The Ranking Member on the Mines and Energy Committee, Adam Mutawakilu says dumsor is back but the government has failed to provide a timetable so Ghanaians would be aware. According to him, Ghana is currently experiencing load shedding due to what he termed as the incompetence of the current administration. …

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