November 5th, 2019

NDC PDS hypocrisy sickening – NPP

The National Communication Director of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Yaw Buaben Asamoa, has stated that the Government of the United States respects the […]
November 4th, 2019

Terminating PDS deal makes economic sense – Prof. Quartey

Director of the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) at the University of Ghana, Professor Peter Quartey, has backed government in terminating the […]
October 31st, 2019

PDS saga is policy crisis – Ivor Greenstreet

Mr Ivor Kobina Greenstreet, the 2016 Flag bearer of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), has described the issues about the Power Distribution Service (PDS) deal […]
October 31st, 2019

Termination of PDS deal won’t mar Ghana-US relations – Ofori-Atta

The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta has downplayed fears that the termination of the Power Distribution Services (PDS) deal will adversely affect the relationship between […]
October 31st, 2019

PDS deal cancellation was to protect $3 billion ECG assets — Ofori-Atta

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta has explained that government cancelled the power concession agreement with Power Distribution Services(PDS) to protect the 3 billion dollar assets of […]
October 29th, 2019

CPP, Greenstreet back PDS cancellation

The Convention People’s Party (CPP) and its 2016 presidential candidate, Ivor Kobina Greenstreet, have thrown their weights behind the termination of the Power Distribution Services […]
October 28th, 2019

‘State capture’ and PDS brouhaha

Gabby Otchere-Darko’s observation about the NDC’s newfound mantra ‘state capture’ which found space in the John Mahama’s sulking expression about the terminated PDS deal calls […]
October 28th, 2019

PDS saga: ‘We will concentrate on other projects under MCC agreement’ – US Embassy

Press Attaché at the United States Embassy, Naomi Mattos, has assured that the United States Government along with the Government of Ghana will concentrate on […]
October 28th, 2019

U.S Embassy justifies its insistence on Ghana keeping PDS deal

The US Embassy has explained why it insisted on Ghana keeping the Power Distribution Service (PDS) deal despite the government’s claim that the consortium lacked […]
October 27th, 2019

Government caused PDS ‘mess’ – IMANI

Policy think tank, IMANI Africa, has stated that the government is to blame for the Power Distribution Services (PDS) ‘mess’ however, it disagrees with calls […]
October 27th, 2019

Reasons for terminating PDS deal not convincing – Yaw Oppong

Private legal practitioner, Yaw Oppong is not convinced by the reasons given for the termination of the Power Distribution Services (PDS) concession agreement. Mr. Oppong […]
October 25th, 2019

PDS Contract termination: Staff disappointed as company cloth goes to ‘waste’

Several workers of the Electricity Company of Ghana(ECG) who were offloaded to the Power Distribution Services (PDS) say they are hugely disappointed that the new […]
October 25th, 2019

PDS Deal: Go to B’Faso and bring back the guinea fowls if you’re sad – Bantama MP to Mahama

The Member of Parliament (MP) for the Bantama Constituency, Daniel Okyem Aboagye has chastised former President John Mahama for his recent comments on the controversial […]
October 25th, 2019

Government caused PDS ‘mess’ – IMANI

Policy think tank, IMANI Africa, says government is to blame for the PDS ‘mess’. It, however, says it disagrees with calls for the prosecution of […]
October 25th, 2019

PDS saga: Government to select from 6 companies – Oppong Nkrumah

Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah has disclosed that government will select from the six companies shortlisted in the previous bidding process as the new concessionaire […]
October 25th, 2019

PDS Termination: Amewu lied, he has no credibility – Sammy Gyamfi stings

The National Communications Officer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sammy Gyamfi, has described the Energy Minister, John Peter Amewu, as a liar without […]
October 25th, 2019

I’ve not contradicted myself – Jinapor justifies his ‘shifting’ positions on PDS termination

A former Deputy Power Minister, John Jinapor is denying he contradicted himself when he said the government could face a lawsuit from the Power Distribution […]
October 25th, 2019

PDS Termination: Akufo-Addo faced opposition from his own ‘colleagues’ – Kweku Baako

It was President Akufo-Addo’s decision to terminate the Power Distribution Services deal according to the Managing Editor of the New Crusading Guide newspaper, Kweku Baako […]
October 24th, 2019

PDS deal sign of unprecedented incompetence or witchcraft – Prof Asare jabs

Outspoken lawyer, Prof Stephen Kwaku Asare, has said the events that culminated in the termination of the power concession agreement between Ghana government and Power […]
October 24th, 2019

Calls to prosecute persons involved in PDS fiasco are misguided – Franklin Cudjoe

The Founding President of think tank, Imani Africa, has said calls for the prosecution of officials involved in the Power Distribution Services (PDS) debacle are […]
October 24th, 2019

Akufo-Addo should be commended for terminating PDS deal – Dep. Energy Minister

Deputy Minister in charge of power, William Owuraku Aidoo has said President Nana Akufo-Add should be commended for taking a firm decision to terminate the […]
October 24th, 2019

PDS saga: Ghana could lose GH¢10bn – Mould

Ghana is likely to lose more than GH¢10 billion if the country does not consider the lifeline given by the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) as […]
October 24th, 2019

Abrogation of PDS contract bold

In the past 96 hours and counting, the country‘s attention has been focused on issues surrounding the abrogation of the contract between the Government of […]
October 24th, 2019

PDS workers won’t be worse off under ECG – PRO

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has assured that staff of Power Distribution Services (PDS) will not be worse off working for ECG. According to […]
October 24th, 2019

PDS saga: The shady happenings were avoidable – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has described as “sad” the decision by the government of the United States of America to withdraw some $190 million […]
October 24th, 2019

PDS saga won’t affect Ghana’s image – Antwi-Danso

International relations expert Dr Vladimir Antwi-Danso has downplayed claims by the minority in parliament that the PDS brouhaha will affect Ghana’s international image. According to […]
October 24th, 2019

PDS saga: It’s ‘reckless, fraudulent, irresponsible’ cause of financial loss – Haruna Idrissu

The Minority in Parliament is accusing the Akufo-Addo government of causing financial loss to the state with the botched Power Distribution Services Ghana Limited concession […]
October 24th, 2019

PDS scandal: ‘We need to clear Amewu and Ofori-Atta out of the way’ – Sammy Gyamfi

National Communications Officer of the opposition National Democratic Congress [NDC], Sammy Gyamfi is not cool with government’s attempt to defend issues pertaining to the infamous […]
October 24th, 2019

American ‘nyate, nyate girl’ orders Ghana to restore PDS, Ghanaians react

Some Ghanaians have waded into the controversial electricity distribution saga, involving the government, Power Distribution Services (PDS) and the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), with a […]
October 24th, 2019

PDS termination: I am deeply disappointed in Akufo-Addo – Mahama

A former President of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama, has expressed his disappointment in the Akufo-Addo led administration over the termination of the Electricity Company of […]
October 23rd, 2019

PDS deal termination: Gov’t can recoup lost $190m in 6 months – Kofi Bentil

Vice President of policy think tank, IMANI Africa, Kofi Bentil, has lauded government for standing their ground despite pressures from the US government. He also […]
October 23rd, 2019

PDS saga is not a crisis of confidence with the US – Oppong Nkrumah

Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has said the termination of the Power Distribution Service (PDS) concessionaire agreement does not merit a crisis of confidence with […]
October 23rd, 2019

PDS is symptomatic of Ghana losing sovereignty – CPP

The Convention People’s Party (CPP), has blasted the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for their blame game over the Power […]
October 23rd, 2019

Ghana government stands ground against US over PDS agreement termination

Amid the outcry over the botched concession agreement between the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) and Power Distribution Services (PDS), the Government of Ghana has […]
October 23rd, 2019

PDS saga: Ghana risks losing more aid from US, allies – PIAC predicts

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), is predicting doom for Ghana following the cancellation of the Power Distribution Services (PDS) concession agreement. Chairman of […]
October 23rd, 2019

Support government’s position on termination of PDS agreement – MP to Ghanaians

The Member of Parliament for the Tarkwa Nsuaem constituency and Vice-Chair of the Mines and Energy Committee of Parliament, Mr. George Mireku Duka has called […]