As Ghanaians prepare for new transport fares to be announced in June following a recent 9% hike in fuel prices, they should also be ready to pay a little higher for sachet water.

A big Nigerian bank is shortening its opening times in the latest sign of the impact of the fuel shortage.

The ongoing strike action by workers of the West African Gas Pipeline Company, WAPCO, in Nigeria, has taken a toll on the Asogli Thermal Plant which has been shut down due to the unavailability of gas.

The Volta River Authority (VRA) has given the assurance that contingent measures have been taken to mitigate the effects of a strike action by workers in Nigeria’s petroleum sector.

Managers of the West Africa Gas Company, WAPCO, say they have currently cut supply of gas to Ghana, as a result of a strike action by workers of the Nigerian Gas Company.

A Deputy Minister of Finance, Mona Quartey, says Ghana’s economic difficulties will only ease after the three-year extended credit facility from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Following the upgrade of its microwave backbone between Accra and Takoradi, telecom operator Tigo says its customers along that stretch will continue to enjoy a seamless connection every time there is a fibre cut.

Vodafone makes new appointments

Thursday, 21 May 2015 05:41

Vodafone Ghana has announced three new appointments to its already established talent pool as it seeks to continue its leadership in creativity and innovation in the telecommunication industry.

About 2,000 South African workers of MTN Group went on strike on Wednesday demanding more pay, the first major industrial action to hit Africa's biggest mobile phone operator since its formation in 1994.

Ghana's major power generator, the Volta River Authority, VRA, has secured a 50 million Euro loan through the Government of Ghana from Agence Francaise de Developpment (AFD) to refurbish the Kpong Generation Station.

Five of the world's largest banks are to pay fines totalling $5.7bn (£3.6bn) for charges including manipulating the foreign exchange market.

Pressure group #OccupyGhana has rejected the recent upward price reviews of fuel products by the National Petroleum Authority (NPA).