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Sachet Water will be sold at 50pesewas from Monday



Sachet Water will be sold at 50pesewas from Monday

The Sachet and Packaged Water Producers association’s executive body has announced an increase in the price of their goods starting the following Monday.

The hike will worsen Ghana’s existing dire economic circumstances, under which many Ghanaians are currently struggling.

The Sachet and Packaged Water Producers are advising their members to raise the price of their iced sachet water from the current 30 pesewas to 50 pesewas.

Additionally, it has been suggested that iced water bottles larger than 500ml should be sold for 3ghc rather than 2ghc.

The price reviews were required by the rising costs of inputs including fuel and packaging materials, which are primarily IMPORTED, as well as increases in power and water, which became effective on September 1, 2022.

The group is advising all regional associations to follow the price modifications and provide uniformity throughout the nation.

Below is a full statement put out by the association.

Press Release on packaged water price review.

The National Association of Sachet and Packaged Water Producers’ (Naspawap) national executive committee has decided to suggest the following pricing reviews for bottled and sachet water after consulting with stakeholders.

These evaluations act as a manual for all regional associations and promote standardization throughout the nation. The NEC also warns that minor discrepancies across regions may exist as a result of haulage to far-off locations.

It is suggested that iced water bottles 500ml and 750ml or medium size be sold for 2ghc and 3ghc, respectively.

It is advised to drink iced sachet water at 50 PESEWAS.

500ml by 30 ml sachet water bags will now be sold from retail trucks for 7ghc each. With immediate effect, a bag of

The price reviews have been necessitated by rising cost of inputs such as fuel and packaging materials which are mainly IMPORTED, increases in electricity and water which took effect from September 1, 2022. At our previous review in March 2022, the dollar was in the region of 8.5ghc. Currently it is inching up to 10ghc. Fuel prices have significantly gone up since our last review. It was 9 and now it is 14.5ghc, which is 61 % change since. March 23, 2022.

The suggested adjustment is to help producers cover their production costs.

We appreciate the difficulties our consumers have to go through to endure these hardships. We appeal to all to bear with us.

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Meet MC Desaint, The Young Celebrated Event Host Who Has Been Perking Up Events In Ghana




The act of Mcing requires that the Master of Ceremony steers the whole affair into a nice and fruitful sequence. The young sensation, MC Desaint does just that. Let us take a peek into his career and get to understand why he is regarded amongst the best in his line of hustle in Ghana.

MC Desaint born, Isaac Kwafo Djan hails from the Eastern Region but resides in Labadi in the Greater Accra Region. He had his basic education at La Experimental School, Abeka Motorway 2 Jhs and Aquinas Senior High School for high school.

After high school, MC Desaint found it joyous to master ceremonies. He did not know how to begin with until one Mr Prince Owusu Ansah, CEO of Prinlive Fashion School, then his advisor and boss motivated him to start since he finds it in him. He then pushed him to it by giving him the opportunity to host his school’s first graduation ceremony (first gig).

MC Desaint has hosted over 600 events, both corporate and social. Amongst them is, “3 Music Abeka Homowo Festival Jam 2022” and several other big stages.

What makes MC Desaint exclusive from all other MCs in Ghana is that he is agile on the microphone, eloquent, articulate, jovial and very passionate about his craft. He makes every event he is on lit because he spits literary flames.

MC Desaint see himself in the near future as as a presidential MC and gearing towards all the big stages both locally and internationally.

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IMF team to visit Ghana from 26 September to 7 October




IMF team to visit Ghana from 26 September to 7 October

From September 26 to October 7, a staff delegation from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Stéphane Roudet, mission leader for Ghana, will be in Accra to continue negotiations with the Ghanaian government about policies and reforms that could be financed by an IMF funding arrangement.

During the tour, IMF employees will also interact with other stakeholders further.

Between July 6 and July 13, 2022, a staff delegation from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Carlo Sdralevich visited Accra to assess the country’s economic situation and talk about the general framework of the government’s Enhanced Domestic Program that could be financed by an IMF lending arrangement.

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Vice-President Bawumia, Finance Minister Ofori-Atta, and Governor Addison of the Bank of Ghana met with the IMF delegation (BoG).

In order to discuss social spending, the team also visited with the Finance Committee of the Parliament, nonprofits, and development agencies like UNICEF and the World Bank.

“Ghana is dealing with a severe economic and social situation in a challenging international climate. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a dramatic worsening of the financial and debt crisis.

Investors’ worries have also led to credit rating downgrades, capital outflows, a lack of access to external markets, and higher domestic borrowing rates, according to a statement from Sdralevich.

BoG reschedules MPC meeting

Prior to this, the BoG changed the date of its impending interest rate decision from 26 September to 7 October in order to coincide with the conclusion of an IMF mission to the nation.

“To allow the decision on the policy rate to benefit from the wider talks to be made during the term, the Bank of Ghana is rescheduling its 108th Monetary Policy Committee meeting to coincide with the end of the IMF mission. On October 7, 2022, a decision about the direction of monetary policy will be made public, according to a statement from the BoG.

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