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Sneaking It Past You and Me. Critical News, 27th April 2014

Posted by Business in Ghana on April 27, 2014

Sydney Casely-Hayford, sydney@bizghana.com

I still have no water and the load shedding exercise that was supposed to be extended for two weeks, five weeks ago, is in its sixth week and showing no signs of letting up.  Now we are not even shown the civility of a timetable and dates when power will not be in your home.

And it is hot.  An intense heat rejected by the car windshield, which is now constantly complaining to the air conditioner that it simply cannot handle any more direct sun.  I spend most of my parking, seeking Neem and Mango trees just to stay out of it.  I called Meteo to see if there was any historical reason why it should be so hot this time of the year, but they have budgetary constraints and could not tell me anything until they received some money to buy fuel for the generator.

So where the gas processing plant at?  I thought we were going to be commissioning it by the end of this month?  That gas would flow from Atuabo and we would be able to power the generating plants, give us cheaper supply, but even more importantly, regular quality current and voltage.

This time Armah Kofi Buah, still in the energy seat, is silently hoping the heat will move up north. Read the rest of this entry »

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