Starting from the 1st of July, Ghanaians will see their electricity tariff climb by just over 11%, this is according to CNBC Africa.

In addition, water tariffs will go up by 8.01% according to the new tariffs permitted by Ghana’s Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC).

According to the PURC's executive secretary, "this 2019-2020 Major Tariff Review Decision is the outcome of prudent cost review and effective monitoring undertaken by the Commission."

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Details of the approved electricity tariffs and the rationale for the decision will be published on the Commission's website.

Read the press statement here issued on 21 June 2019.