The current economic situation of Ghana has been bemoaned by some well-known Ghanaians including key figures in the arts and entertainment industry. Many of them have on various media expressed their frustration about how they are unable to undertake their professional and personal activities due to worsening power situation among other challenges.
Ghana’s ‘Rap Doctor’, Okyeame Kwame in a Facebook post on Tuesday lamented over the current economic situation in the country citing the recent 9 percent increment in fuel prices and the worsening power crisis.
Ghanaians are grappling with the recent 9 percent upward adjustment of fuel crisis, increase in bank interest rates, high inflation rate as well a worsening power situation which has come to be known popularly as ‘dumsor’.
The emotion behind the self-acclaimed Best Rapper alive’s post was clearly of a disappointed, shocked and sad Ghanaian who wished things could be better.
Many Ghanaian celebrities have in the last few months been very vocal in commenting on social and economic trends in the country kind courtesy social media.
Last Saturday, Ghanaian actress Yvonne Nelson together with some other celebrities staged a peaceful vigil with thousands of Ghanaians in attendance demanding that the government urgently worked to better the supply of power in the country.
Her action has provoked Ghanaians into demanding government action in making the lives of Ghanaians better.