Tag: Ghana

ECG proposes 148% increase in electricity tariff for 2022
Business, Energy

ECG proposes 148% increase in electricity tariff for 2022

The Electricity Company of Ghana wants tariffs to be increased by 148% for 2022 and with 7.6% average adjustments between the periods of 2023 to 2026.The sharp proposed increment, according to ECG, is due to the gap between the actual cost recovery tariff and PURC-approved tariffs as well as the cost of completed projects.In a similar fashion, the Ghana Water Company is also proposing an increment in its tariffs to be able to at least recover its costs.These are contained in tariff proposals presented to the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) by the two companies. In the report, the two utility companies raised concerns about the continuous refusal of the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission to fix tariffs in line with the cost of production.For them, the situation has affect...
I’ve had a fantastic season – Bernard Tekpetey, a Bulgarian striker
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I’ve had a fantastic season – Bernard Tekpetey, a Bulgarian striker

Bernard Tekpetey, a Ghanaian striker, is pleased  with his performances this season, claiming he has had a "really good" season with Ludogorets in Bulgaria. In 35 games across all competitions, the 24-year-old has been one of Ludogorets' best players, scoring 10 goals and assisting 11 times. Ludogorets won the league for the second time in a row thanks to his goals and assists. "Before the season, our goal was to win the league, and thanks to God, we were able to accomplish that." Other things being equal, I've had a fantastic season with my club. "I'm in great shape right now, so I'm trying to work hard and keep it up," he told Wontumi FM. Tekpetey will try to make a comeback for the Black Stars ahead of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar in 2022.