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In the Ghanaian city of Accra people living in communal houses have been hit hard by electricity price rises.

Many economists – including aid donors from richer countries – argue consumers should pay the market cost of fuel. They say companies will only have an incentive to provide a quality service if they're making a profit.

It's short term pain for long term gain. But who feels it most? Edwin Kumah-Drah started by speaking to Amatago, a fisherman.

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11/08/2004

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