This Week In Numbers

This Week In Numbers

This week saw the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) approve utility tariffs increment to about 60% for both water and electricity.

The PURC announced that beginning Monday December 14; consumers will pay an increment of 59.2% and 67.2% on electricity and water tariffs respectively.

According to the PURC, it took into account the concerns of all stakeholders and had thus refused the higher increment providers demanded.

The week also saw discussions far advanced for work on the Offshore Cape Three Points Sankofa Gas Project. The project is touted as the biggest gas investments in the sub-region.

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It will join Ghana to the league of hydrocarbon procuring nations. The project is worth US$7bn.

Finally, this week saw government allocate GHC 120m to the rice, shea, cashew and agro-processing sub-sectors of the country to boost activities in the agricultural sector.

 

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