Mon, 26 February 2024
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Accra gets tough on sanitation

1 house 1 toilet project launched in Accra.The Accra city council has told residents to improve the capital's poor sanitary situation by desisting from the practice of open defecation.The head of the...
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Ghana promises end to black outs

Government claims three-year power crisis at an end. The Ghanaian government has announced an end to the power outages that have caused severe difficulties for the country's residents and businesse...
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Expansion of Accra-Tema motorway

Roadworks part of Tema port upgrade The Tema-Accra dual carriageway is to be converted into a three-lane highway, with construction work scheduled to begin September 2015. The works are part of...
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Accra-Tema train service suspended for works

The 24-km inter-urban railway line between Accra and neighbouring town Tema faces being suspended for up to six weeks following plans to remove Accra's overhead Bailey bridge. The existing temporar...
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Accra requests Chinese funds to upgrade rail network

The Investment and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) is to provide Ghana with a loan of $900 million for the rehabilitation of the country’s Eastern Rail lines; Accra to Nsawam (north of the capit...
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Global Technology Centre in Accra

A Global Technology Centre has been established in Accra by the Sister Cities Foundation, a cross-cultural organisation supported financially by Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda. &nbs...
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Accra harbour project to begin.

Work on the long-awaited Accra harbour project in James Town is due to begin in August, according to the director of the Old Accra Conservation Development Project Nii Teiko Tagoe. The redevelopment...
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Lighting Africa 2008 Conference.

The first ever international business conference for environmentally friendly off-grid lighting takes place in Accra from 5-8 May. Representatives of the global lighting industry, international and lo...
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New boreholes in Accra.

Accra is to get 13 new or improved boreholes in an attempt to mitigate the ongoing water shortages in the capital and surrounding areas. Neighbourhoods set to benefit from the works include Tantra Hil...
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Water shortages in Ghana.

Ghana is in the grips of a serious water crisis due to work on infrastructure and prolonged dry weather, local news sources report. In mid-February the privately owned Aqua Vitens Rand Limited (AVRL...
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Ghana’s Onetouch gives Accra’s roundabout a new look.

Kwame Nkrumah Circle, Cantonments, Dansoman, Nima and La Interchange roundabouts are to get a make-over sponsored by Onetouch, the mobile phone division of Ghana Telecom, as part of its corporate soci...
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Electrical supply in Ghana: Construction of Bui dam.

Work has begun to build a new hydroelectric dam at the town of Bui in the Black Volta region in mid-western Ghana. Construction is being carried out by China


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