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ECONOMY-FINANCE

PURC begins stakeholder consultations on possible increase in electricity and water tariffs in July

The PURC begins stakeholder consultations on a possible increase in electricity and water tariffs beginning in July. The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has begun engaging with stakeholders to solicit their input on potential marginal increases in both electricity and water tariffs. This is due to utility companies' rising operational costs.

  18 days ago
PURC begins stakeholder consultations on possible increase in electricity and water tariffs in July

ECONOMY-FINANCE

What do you know about the electricity tariffs in Ghana?

The Executive Director of the African Center for Energy Policy (ACEP), Ben Boakye speaking to Joy News said the ACEP has predicted that Ghanaians will pay more for electricity soon.ACEP said the increase in the tariffs will be a result of a battle GRIDCo is facing in repairing its old gadgets and equipment.

  1 months ago
What do you know about the electricity tariffs in Ghana?

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Agyapa Minerals Royalities : Deputy Finance Minister, lost in his figures

The Agyapa Minerals Royalities deal continue to trigger a lot of controversies. Yesterday, the deputy Finance minister, Charles Adu Boahen, together with Ben Boakye (A.C.E.P) granted an interview to Joy News in PM Express. According to Ben Boakye of African Center for Energy and Policy reiterated the fact that if government intend to engage 49% of the Royalties into physical regime of stock exchange, they need to open up for broader consultation by involving stakeholders especially communities that are involved

  9 months ago
Agyapa Minerals Royalities : Deputy Finance Minister, lost in his figures

BUSINESS

Civil societies kick again against the Agyapa deal claiming that the Royalties are not taxes

Another kick off against the controversial Agyapa Mineral Royalties deal initiated by government is triggered again by a group of 15 civil societies this morning. The reiteration of the call remains led by Dr Manteaw and Ben Boakye from ACEP. In their call, they point out the reason behind government exempting Agyapa to pay taxes. In their analysis, they find so troubling the whole law surrounded the deal. They recall how government with the deal seeks to enter into partnership with investors. And for that ,

  9 months ago
Civil societies kick again against the Agyapa deal claiming that the Royalties are not taxes

POLITICS

Mineral Royalties : NPP promised one thing but is doing another thing today- Ben Boakye

The Executive director of African Center for Energy and Policy, (A.C.E.P) Ben Boakye descends on the New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Joy Prime TV, this morning accusing the party of having ignored its promises towards Ghana Mineral Royalties sharing in various communities. According to him, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the opposition prior to the election 2016 made significant promises to the electorate especially in various communities where substantial mining is being operated like Tarkwa and co. Mr Ben Boakye

  9 months ago
Mineral Royalties : NPP promised one thing but is doing another thing today- Ben Boakye

POLITICS

Mineral Royalties : NPP promised one thing but is doing another thing today- Ben Boakye

The Executive director of African Center for Energy and Policy, (A.C.E.P) Ben Boakye descends on the New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Joy Prime TV, this morning accusing the party of having ignored its promises towards Ghana Mineral Royalties sharing in various communities. According to him, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the opposition prior to the election 2016 made significant promises to the electorate especially in various communities where substantial mining is being operated like Tarkwa and co. Mr Ben Boakye

  9 months ago
Mineral Royalties : NPP promised one thing but is doing another thing today- Ben Boakye