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(Currencies) a Ghanaian monetary unit worth one hundredth of a cedi
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(peɪˈseɪ wɑ)

n., pl. -wa, -was.
a monetary unit of Ghana, equal to 1/100 of the cedi.
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Noun1.pesewa - 100 pesewas equal 1 cedi in Ghana
Ghanian monetary unit - monetary unit of Ghana
cedi - the basic unit of money in Ghana
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'Our checks have it that some of our neighboring countries pay as low as 0.9 Cent per Kw/h of electricity so until the enquiry is concluded we are requested that the old tariff of GH0.41 pesewas must be maintained as an interim tariff'.
All who cross the bridges--apart from schoolchildren, who are exempt--willingly pay a toll of five or ten pesewas, depending on the length of time spent 'on the other side'.
Some of the goods are selling for as low as ten pesewas (approximately five cents), while quality remains high.
When off-loaded, they are sorted out and grouped in sizes that sell for between 30-70 pesewas (about 9-22 cents USD).
"THIS is my business," she said, pointing with all the pride of the CEO of Goldman Sachs to the neat piles of 90 pesewas stacked on her little table.
In addition, representatives of a local pharmaceutical company visited the training site, provided sellers with marketing support and a sample demonstration of the injectable, and sold the product to them for 30 pesewas (about US$0.13) per vial, to be resold for 50 pesewas (about US$0.21).