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17 Dec 2019 | 05:35 AM UTC

Ghana: Power outages expected in Greater Accra December 16-20

Power outages expected in Greater Accra December 16-20

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Event

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) announced daily disruptions to power supply in the Greater Accra region from 09:00 to 16:00 (local time) between Monday, December 16, and Friday, December 20, due to maintenance work. Affected areas include Taifa, Dzorwulu, Kwabenya, Valley View, Oyibi, Teshie, Sowutuom, Santana Market, Masalachi, Awoshie, Nsawam, Gbawe, Mallam, Dzorwulu, Abelenkpe, and Plant Pool.

Associated transportation and business disruptions are likely in the coming days. Related protests cannot be ruled out.  

Advice

Individuals in Ghana are advised to monitor the situation, keep battery-operated devices fully charged whenever possible, to be cautious when driving or crossing streets if traffic signals are not functioning.