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October 10, 2017 9:19 PM GCC moves toward a greener economy as energy demand rises

JEDDAH/DUBAI — There is genuine concern to develop renewable energy in the region. According to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Gulf countries have rising energy demand and regional electricity consumption is growing at almost 8% a year, and the six countries are in the top 14 per capita emitters of carbon dioxide in the world. Saudi 65

October 10, 2017 5:03 PM No law against siting of fuel stations in residential areas

The Environmental Protection Agency says there is no law against the siting of fuel stations within residential areas following public clamour for such stations to be relocated. EPA Executive Director, Abum Sarkodie said the guidelines for the establishment of stations rather determine some distance between the fuel station and facilities like hospitals 111

October 9, 2017 10:24 AM Atomic gas explosion: Ace Ankomah questions Kojo Yankson's "khebab seller" theory

He added that it was also improbable that the same khebab seller would have had the luxury to pack-up all his ingredients , put out the fire and cover the charcoal grill before fleeing for his life. "With a ‘visible’ gas leakage, with a gas smell all over the place, and with people being evacuated, he insists on lighting a fire. So he (1) puts charcoal 53

October 9, 2017 8:32 AM Ghana records eight major gas explosions in three years

The most recent gas explosion occurred on Saturday, October 7, 2017, at Atomic Junction near Madina, Accra. Two of the cases occurred in 2014, two in 2015, one in 2016 and three in 2017. In the Greater Accra Region, the six explosions were recorded at various places within the capital. On July 19, 2014, one person reportedly died, while five others sustained 66

October 9, 2017 6:45 AM Oil stable on lower U.S. rig count, expectation of ongoing Saudi output restraint

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices stabilized on Monday, after a 2 percent slide on Friday, as the number of rigs drilling for new oil in the United States dipped and on expectations that Saudi Arabia would continue to restrain its output to support the market. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were trading at $49.38 per barrel at 0702 GMT, up 9 cents 52

October 8, 2017 9:25 PM As Johnson Sirleaf exits, Liberians thankful for peace, excited about change

MONROVIA (Reuters) - After a dozen years of recovery under Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for helping bring peace after civil war turned her country into a wasteland, Liberians are hopeful about their first democratic power transfer for 73 years. Twenty candidates are standing to replace Johnson Sirleaf in a first round on Tuesday 69

October 8, 2017 3:31 PM Soccer Star, Ex-Warlord, Politicians Seek Liberia's Presidency

Disappointed by the record of Africa’s first elected female president, Kumba Tamba is pinning her hopes on the almighty as Liberia votes for a new leader. The West African nation, founded for freed American slaves almost 200 years ago, is holding presidential and legislative elections on Tuesday that mark the end of the 12-year tenure of Ellen Johnson 72

October 7, 2017 6:15 AM GIJ finally holds 11th Congregation

The Ghana Institute of Journalism on Friday, October 6 held its 11th congregation ceremony at the forecourt of the school in Accra. The much anticipated ceremony had been postponed twice before it finally came off on Friday. The ceremony was earlier billed for September 8, 2017, and subsequently moved to 22nd of the month. Delivering the institute’s 20

October 5, 2017 3:49 PM Govt puts together 16.5 million digital addresses

Dr Bawumia said the technology would be fully launched in two weeks’ time barring any unforeseen situation. The Vice President said this when he was the guest speaker for the 3rd Advancement Lecture Series organised by the Institutional Advancement Office of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) on Wednesday. It was on the topic “Developing Stronger Economies 34

October 5, 2017 3:00 PM Ghana’s petroleum revenue hits all-time-low in 2016 [Infographic]

Ghana received a little over $247.18 million in 2016 from oil revenue – the lowest amount since Ghana began commercial production of oil in 2011. In 2011, when commercial production commenced, the country received $444.12 million in 2012 and $ 541.62 million and $846.77 million in 2013 and 2014 respectively. The country recorded the highest oil revenue 11