Water, electricity tariffs increase effective today

Consumers of water and electricity in Ghana will experience a price hike starting today, June 1, 2023, as the Public Utility Regulatory Authority (PURC) has recently approved an upward adjustment in tariffs. The electricity tariff will be increased by 18.36%, while water tariffs will see a 19% increase. These adjustments …

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NCA blocks over 9 million SIM cards

Some 9 million unregistered SIM cards have been deactivated by telecommunication firms in Ghana. This is in compliance with a directive by the National Communications Authority (NCA). The Minister of Communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful announced the commencement of the re-registration of all mobile SIM cards on October 1, 2021. The exercise …

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Pressure mounts on cedi; loses 9% in value to dollar last week

Pressure on the Ghana cedi continues to surge after some sterling performance two weeks ago, making it the world’s top-performing currency during the period. The local currency lost about 9% in value last week to the US dollar in the retail market to reverse the previous week’s gains. It traded …

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