GPRTU begins sensitization for Ghanaians on transport fare adjustments

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union has announced a sensitization session for Ghanaians on a possible upward adjustment of transport fares.  Abbas Imoro, the Industrial Relations Officer of the union, debunked reports that the union is meeting with the Ghana Road Transport Coordinating Council over their decision to increase transport

Read More

COPEC predicts another fuel price increment, urges Ghanaians to prepare

Ghanaians are to brace themselves up again as projection coming in from the Chamber of Petroleum consumers Ghana (COPEC) points to a marginal increase in petroleum products prices from Sunday, May 1 2022. The energy think tank in its statement said it expects petrol and diesel to be sold at

Read More

Blame NDC, Covid-19 and Russia-Ukraine war for economic hardships – Dr Bawumia

During his much-anticipated speech about Ghana’s economy, the Vice President and Head of the Economic Management Team enumerated some key items that led to the high public debt the country is having now. According to Dr. Bawumia, expenditure on Covid-19, banking sector clean up and payment for excess power in

Read More

GPRTU suspends announcement of new transport fares until next week

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union has announced that a meeting with the Transport Ministry on Tuesday, April 12 2022 would determine the percentage increase in transport fares. This announcement was on the back of an initial meeting between GPRTU and other unions on Monday to deliberate on a possible

Read More

We will still increase transport fares – GPRTU warns even as fuel prices go down by 15 pesewas

The government’s decision to reduce petrol by 15 pesewas from today April 1 2022 will inform the percentage the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) will upwardly adjust transport fares, the leadership of the union has revealed. Meanwhile, the fuel prices are expected to be reduced by 15 pesewas today

Read More

Drivers to increase transport fares by 15% despite 15 pesewas reduction in fuel prices

The adjustment of fuel prices by 15 pesewas has been seen as an insult by Mr David Agboado the Public Relations officer of the Concerned Drivers Ghana. He was responding to a question on the Active Morning Show about what the reduction will do for the drivers. According to him,

Read More

Suspend taxes on petroleum products – TUC appeals to government

The sorry situation of Ghana’s economy has caused the Ghana Trades Union Congress to petition the Finance Ministry about some urgent demands to help alleviate the plight of workers in the face of the rising cost of living and also the skyrocketing fuel prices. Written by Secretary-General Dr Yaw Baah

Read More

Weak cedi performance the reason for rising fuel prices – Edward Bawa

Edward Bawa, the Bongo Member of Parliament, has stated that the Government of Ghana and the Bank of Ghana (BoG) must find a way of making dollars available at a fixed rate to aid oil product importers. According to Mr Bawa the weak performance of the cedi against other major

Read More

Ghana is not the only country faced with economic difficulties – President Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has indicated that Ghana is not the only country faced with economic challenges but the world as a whole is going through that. Blaming the situation on the Covid-19 pandemic the world has been battling with for over two years now. “Our nation, and indeed every country on

Read More