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GRIDCO

This is how much power distributors lose to illegal connections annually

Illegal connections in Ghana’s electricity distribution system are denying electricity distributors more than GH¢1.3 billion annually. The loss constitutes...
Minority Leader of Parliament Haruna Iddrisu

National Security allegedly arrests official at Jubilee House in connection with ‘galamsey’

The Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, has said an official at the Jubilee House was arrested by the National Security officials few days...
fire outbreak

ECG must undo illegal connections at market places – Fire Service

The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has called on the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to undo illegal connections at market places...

Ghana’s power abundance turns into burden as energy debts mount

Ghana lured investors to its power industry to end chronic electricity shortages with deals it can no longer afford.
ECG

Eastern Region ECG recoups GH¢949,116 from power theft

The Eastern Regional branch of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) Limited has recovered GH¢949,116 from customers engaged in illegal connection of...
ECG

ECG begins night swoops to clamp down illegal connections

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has announced plans to commence night swoops to clamp down on illegal users of power in Ghana.
PDS

Dismissed PDS contractor arrested for illegal re-connection

A former contractor of the Volta Regional office of Power Distribution Services (PDS) Ghana Limited, has been arrested for illegally reconnecting customers...

Pastor arrested for power theft

The Power Distribution Service (PDS), in collaboration with police in Ashanti Region, has arrested a 48-year-old pastor at Donaso in the Ejisu...

PDS nabs electrician for clandestine installation of power meters

Staff of the business development unit of the Power Distribution Service at Suame in Kumasi have arrested and handed over an electrician...

ECG retrieves GH¢5.2m from power thieves

The Accra West Region of the Electricity Company...

Accra West ECG retrieves monies from power thieves

The Accra West Region of the Electricity Company of Ghana has from January, 2018 to October 12, 2018, retrieved Four Million and Thirty-Two Thousand,...

Tema ECG chases power ‘stealers’

The Revenue Protection Manager at the Tema Regional office of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), Zita Kyei Gyamfi, has disclosed her outfit is...

Two churches charged with illegal electricity connection

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) in collaboration with the police have arrested 12 people including two churches in Kumasi for illegally connecting to...

Assemblyman arrested for Illegal electricity connection

The Agbozume District Police in the Volta Region has arrested Dick Dogbey Amedoda, Assemblyman for Logove Electoral Area in the Ketu-South Municipality for allegedly...

Audio: NEDCO to arrest ‘power thieves’ in Brong Ahafo region

The Northern Electricity Company (NEDCo) has hinted that it will hit the streets, work places and homes soon to prosecute people involved in illegal...

Hot Audio: Female Chinese galamseyers blackmailing powerful men with sex videos

Some Chinese women in the business of galamsey have become untouchable because they hold secret recordings of sexual escapades with 'big men' in Ghana. Senior...

Hairdresser arrested for locking up police, ECG officials

A 28-year-old owner of a hairdressing salon at Amakom in Kumasi, Akwasi Asiamah, is in the grip of the police for locking...

Amewu to attempt AMERI III negotiations

Mr John Peter Amewu, the Energy Minister, on Monday said he would hold further engagement with managers of the Africa and Middle East Resources...

PHOTO: Fake ECG workers nabbed for fraud

Two men have been arrested for allegedly posing as workers of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) and defrauding some persons in Agbogba, near...
Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG)

Agbogbloshie meters are ‘normal’ – ECG

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has rejected claims by Agbogbloshie coldstore operators that the Company, through newly installed meters, is crippling...

Full text: Akufo-Addo’s 2021 State of the Nation Address

Mr Speaker, It is always good to be back in Parliament, and to discharge the duty, in accordance with...
Uganda's longtime leader Yoweri Museveni

Ugandan President Museveni wins re-election in vote his rival says was rigged

Uganda's longtime leader Yoweri Museveni has been re-elected for a sixth term, in a vote his rival has said was rigged, calling...

ECG, Ghana Police pledge closer ties

Management of the Accra West Region of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) and the Greater Accra Regional Police Command have pledged...
Vice President of Ghana, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia

You can’t steal electricity anymore – Bawumia announces

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said it will soon be impossible for anybody to steal power from the national grid through...

Full text: Akufo-Addo updates nation on enhanced response to coronavirus Pandemic

Fellow Ghanaians, Good evening.  Nine days ago, I came to your homes and requested you to make great sacrifices...

GRIDCO staff warn of December ‘dumsor’ [Video]

Hundreds of Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) staff have hit the streets Tuesday to protest huge debts owed the company by the distributors...

Cryptoqueen: How this woman scammed the world, then vanished

Ruja Ignatova called herself the Cryptoqueen. She told people she had invented a cryptocurrency to rival Bitcoin, and persuaded them to invest...

Auditor-General sues EOCO

Auditor General, Daniel Domelevo, is challenging the legality of an ongoing investigation by the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) into alleged procurement breaches...

ECG/PDS blocks credit supply to pre-paid customers at Dansoman

Some residents of Dansoman in the Greater Accra region have been denied access to electricity credit to power their meters for electricity supply to...
President Akufo-Addo receiving the report from Justice Emile Short

AWW violence: All you need to know about Emile-Short Commission Report

The Government of Ghana has issued a White Paper and published the report of the Emile Short Commission which was instituted to...
Blessing, a 26-year-old from Nigeria, inside the guesthouse where she lives with other 20 women who were also forced into prostitution [Francesco Bellina/Al Jazeera]

Nigerian women in Ghana exploited by smugglers, madams, ‘priests’

Kumasi, Ghana - Jennifer* has spent the last few weeks on the pavements of Vienna City, a hub in Kumasi, Ghana's second-largest city,...
PDS

PDS invests GHC15 million in service upgrade in Volta/Oti

Power Distribution Services (PDS), Ghana has invested a total of GH¢15,602,152.03 on service upgrading in the Volta and Oti regions.

42-year-old man grabbed for posing as PDS worker

A 42-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly parading himself as a worker of the Power Distribution Services Ghana Limited (PDS) and...

Must-read from a ‘migrant spy’: No greener pastures on the desert

It was close to midnight when the young man crawled into the desert. All around him was darkness. A hundred metres away,...

Company builds under high tension, abandons GH¢500,000 govt deal after electrocution

Park-side Limited, a construction company, has abandoned a GH¢503, 935.08 worth of contract for the construction of a...

I would have deported Aisha Huang – Former Lands Minister

Inusah Fuseini, former Lands and Natural Resources Minister Former...

Six months after Ronaldo was accused of rape, why is the case in legal...

ON A WARM October day in Las Vegas, we...

ECG loses GHC 120,000 in two months to bushfires

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) in the...