Hospitality Minister George Souris announced that patrons of bars and nightclubs will be allowed to buy four drinks each night before the 3 a.m. alcohol curfew begins.
Following a string of evictions in 2012, hundreds of thousands of vacated homes have recently sparked a black market for cheaper housing across the city.
The homicide count has nearly doubled since last year, in part due to eight people who were killed during the daytime from mid-January to early February.
Schoolteachers have planned a national day of protest on this coming Wednesday as pay negotiations continue to fall short of expectations.
After a week of water shortages, Ghana Water Company restored the supply of water to Accra.