October 19th, 2019

Engage NDC on PDS deal to end controversy – Kweku Baako advises gov’t

Veteran journalist, Adbul Malik Kweku Baako, has counselled the Executive to engage with the Minority National Democratic Congress (NDC) on the state’s power agreement with […]
October 18th, 2019

We’ve not ceded 30% of Meralco to any company – Amewu clarifies

Energy Minister, John Peter Amewu has denied assertions by the opposition NDC that government has ceded 30 per cent of Meralco’s shares in Power Distributions […]
October 18th, 2019

Gov’t can’t control agreements among PDS concessionaires – Amewu fights off critics

The Energy Minister has said although the government has a contract with the Power Distribution Services (PDS) it cannot control deals among members of the […]
October 18th, 2019

Peter Amewu slams NDC over PDS, State-capture claim

Peter Amewu, the Energy Minister has denied claims by the National Democratic Congress that there is an attempt by the government to secretly restructure the […]
October 18th, 2019

NDC accuses Finance Minister over PDS

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) says it has evidence of contradicting names of shareholders of the Power Distribution Services (PDS). It has, therefore, asked the […]
October 18th, 2019

Government must come clean on PDS concession agreement – NDC

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) is demanding answers from the government for handing over thirty percent shares in the power distribution industry in the […]
October 17th, 2019

Gov’t must terminate PDS concession agreement now – Kwabena Donkor

A former Minister of Power wants government to abrogate its concession agreement with the Power Distribution Services (PDS). According to Dr. Kwabena Donkor, the government […]
October 15th, 2019

Four granted bail over PDS’ tyre theft

Four persons have been granted a GH¢50,000.00 bail with two sureties each for allegedly stealing 40 pieces of tyres valued at GH¢50,000.00 belonging to the […]
October 13th, 2019

Contractor in police custody for illegal connection

The Power Distribution Services Ghana Limited (PDS) in the Volta Region has apprehended one Bright Kofi Bansah, a former “farming out” contractor of the Company […]
October 7th, 2019

Challenges with purchasing prepaid credit fixed – PDS

Power distributors, PDS say they have fixed the challenges that made it impossible for some consumers to purchase power during the weekend. “Affected customers can […]
October 2nd, 2019

I can turn PDS around – Dr Oteng-Gyasi

Chief Executive Officer of Tropical Cable and Conductor Limited Dr Tony Oteng-Gyasi has revealed that he has the potential to turn around the fortunes of […]
September 30th, 2019

Meralco to pull of PDS partnership over ‘political uncertainty’

Manila Electric Co. (Meralco), the Philippino company that is part of the companies in charge of power distribution, is planning to pull out its investment […]
September 26th, 2019

PDS suspension: Meralco wants to pull out of Ghana’s power sector

Meralco, the Philippino company that is part of the companies in charge of power distribution, is planning to pull out its investment from Ghana’s electricity […]
September 24th, 2019

Jinapor responds to Otchere-Darko’s allegations on PDS scandal

I watched Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko’s latest interview with Paul Adom Otchere on the Good Evening Ghana where rather than speaking to the facts and addressing […]
September 20th, 2019

AGI rubbishes claims of 51% shares in PDS

The Association of Ghana Industries has rubbished media reports indicating that they have 51% shares in the Power Distribution Service (PDS) concession agreement which has […]
September 16th, 2019

PDS fights back

Financial Engineer, Ato Benson has exposed what he considers to be an “empty” argument put forward by the vice president of policy think tank, IMANI […]
September 14th, 2019

Minority gathers signatures to recall Parliament over PDS debacle

As the PDS scandal lingers on without a sign of government’s official report, the Minority in Parliament is gathering signatures to get Parliament recalled over […]
September 13th, 2019

PDS deal: MiDA shifting blame to Bawumia – ACEP suspects ‘mischief’

Transaction advisors in a concession agreement with energy company, Power Distribution Services (PDS) have been accused of shifting blame after controversy gutted the agreement. In […]
September 12th, 2019

PDS deal: MiDA shifting blame to Bawumia – ACEP suspects ‘mischief’

Transaction advisors in a concession agreement with energy company, Power Distribution Services (PDS) have been accused of shifting blame after controversy gutted the agreement. In […]
September 12th, 2019

Government, MiDA knew PDS was financially weak – ACEP

The Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) has said both the government of Ghana and the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) were very much aware Power […]
September 11th, 2019

Akufo-Addo, Bawumia scheming to let PDS scandal die a natural death – NDC

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has accused government of conniving among themselves to ensure that issues surrounding Power Distribution Services (PDS) Ghana Limited fade […]
September 11th, 2019

Government scheming to handover PDS’ assets to French EDF – NDC

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has accused the Akufo-Addo-led government of planning to engage, EDF, a French energy firm to take over the operations […]
September 11th, 2019

Government’s ‘criminal negligence’ gave PDS a chance to evade due process – NDC

Negligence and delays on the part of government was used as an advantage by the Power Distribution Service (PDS) to apply for certain conditions of […]
September 9th, 2019

PDS ‘milks’ ECG to pay $12m guarantee

It appears the new managers of the Electricity Company of Ghana’s (ECG) assets, Power Distribution Services (PDS) Limited, is relying heavily on cash flow from […]
September 8th, 2019

Minority demands bi-partisan probe into PDS agreement

The Minority in Parliament has called for a bipartisan inquiry into issues surrounding the PDS agreement. Member of Parliament (MP) for Bongo, Edward Bawa said […]
September 7th, 2019

PDS probe: Wait on final report; FTI report misleading – Government urges Ghanaians

The government has urged the public to be patient and wait for the full report on the investigation into the suspended Power Distribution Services (PDS) […]
September 6th, 2019

Government committee finds no valid demand guarantee in PDS deal

Government report on electricity concessionaire agreement has revealed over $12 million allegedly paid by Power Distribution Services (PDS) as guarantee was not received by the […]
September 6th, 2019

PDS has not been cleared – Deputy Information Minister

“Power Distribution Services (PDS) Ghana Limited has not been cleared fully,” says Deputy Minister of Information, Pius Enam Hadzide. According to Pius Enam Hadzide, the […]
September 6th, 2019

The PDS puzzle! Consultant ‘clears’ firm but govt, MiDA reject report

FTI Consulting, a United States-based consulting firm commissioned by the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) to investigate whether or not Power Distribution Services (PDS) Ltd duly […]
September 6th, 2019

President, Gabby played no role in PDS — PDS Chairman

The Chairman of the Power Distribution Services (PDS) Ghana Limited, Mr Philip Ayesu, has said President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and Mr Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko, […]
September 6th, 2019

Cabinet in crunch meeting over PDS report

A source within government has dismissed reports making rounds that the Power Distribution Services (PBS) Ghana Limited, whose contract to handle assets of the Electricity […]
September 5th, 2019

PDS Scandal: They want to cut my head – Kennedy Agyapong cries out

Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong insists the Power Distribution Service (PDS) deal with government is that bad reiterating the need for President […]
September 5th, 2019

PDS/ECG agreement: MiDA report exposes PDS

Some documents meant for the seat of Government sighted by kasapafmonline.com has revealed that the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, should waste no time in […]