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FDA urges public to look out for food hygiene permit

The Food and Drugs Authority is urging the public to be wary of places they buy food, either on the streets or in restaurants and hotels for their safety and to stay away from vendors without FDA permits.

GRIDCo, ECG announce three-week power disruption

The Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) and the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) have jointly announced the likelihood of load management measures due to a reduction in gas supply from Nigeria.

WAPCo announces temporary gas supply reduction due to maintenance in Nigeria

The West African Gas Pipeline Company Limited (WAPCo) has announced that it is experiencing a drop in gas volumes available for transportation.

WAPCo said this is due to ongoing maintenance works by one of its gas producers in Nigeria.

“One of the producers of the natural gas WAPCo transports from Nigeria has shut down its facility for a three-week maintenance, resulting in a decrease of gas available for WAPCo to transport to customers in Togo, Benin and Ghana” a portion of press release dated June 12 signed by its Director of Corporate Affairs, Isaac Adjei Doku reads.

“The current situation is entirely out of WAPCo’s control. WAPCo continues to transport gas from the Westen Region of Ghana to Tema, also in Ghana, and we expect normalcy to return after the maintenance activities,” it assured.

NIA staff suspends strike

The National Identification Authority (NIA) has announced its decision to suspend the indefinite strike that was declared on June 10, 2024.