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Chief Richard Babini Kanton Vi

Cultural Decline within Sissila Communities is worrying – Tumu Kuoro

Kuoro Richard Babini Kanton, Paramount Chief of the Tumu Traditional Area in the Sissala East District has complained about the cultural decay among the...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

Tumu Kuoro Confers on President Akufo-Addo Nandon-Tengeh Title

The chiefs and people of the Tumu Traditional Area have bestowed the title “Nandon-Tengeh” on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in appreciation of his...
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

President Asks Ghanaians to Reunite for Development

President Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says it is the determination and ambition of his government to bring development to all parts of Ghana without discrimination. He...
A mother cooks for her children near the sprawling Achimota dump site in the outskirts of Accra, capital of Ghana, May 30, 2012. Environmental problems is one of the big challenges that Ghana faces. The western African country recorded 14.4 percent GDP growth last year, but it has to balance the development and environment protection. (Xinhua/Mary T. Richter) (lyq)

UWR Gradually Becoming an Environmental Danger Zone

“As you sow, so shall you reap” On one faithful Saturday morning in Wa, the Upper West Regional Capital, this writer was on his retinue...
farmers

Local authorities negotiate with landlords to support women farmers

Traditional authorities in Lambussie District of Upper West Region are working closely with landlords and persuading husbands to release productive lands for women farmers...

Sombo Youth Praises Nadowli/Kaleo MP Mr. Alban S.K. Bagbin

The Youth of Sombo in the Nadowli/Kaleo District has hailed Mr. Alban S.K. Bagbin, Member of Parliament for Nadowli/Kaleo Constituency for providing dedicated services...
ghana cedi

Monyupelle people appeal to government to release DACF

Residents of Monyupelle Community in the Nandom District have appealed to government to release the District Assemblies Common Fund (DACF) to enable the various...
armywormsgross

Fall Army Worms Cleans Out Hectares of Maize Farms in Wa

The Fall Army Worm has attacked 3,587 hectares of maize farms, destroying 37 hectares completely and affecting 3,829 farmers in the Wa Municipal. This negative...
Upper West Region

Two Agencies to Establish Offices in Upper West Region

Two government agencies, the Passport Authority and the Ghana Exports Promotion Council will open new offices in the Upper West Region to help reduce...

Journalist urged to be assertive and professional in discharge of duty

Mr Abu Kuntulo, an expert in labour relations, has called on journalists and media practitioners to be assertive and professional in their line of...
tuberculosis

UWR: Tuberculosis screening increased

The Upper West Regional Directorate of Health Services has intensified its screening efforts at identifying persons with Tuberculosis, taking on-board screening of miners in...

Jirapa District Records High Teenage Pregnancy And Unsafe Abortions

Teenage pregnancy and unsafe abortions have become a worrying phenomenon in the Jirapa District of the Upper West Region. Teenage pregnancies increased from 251 in...
President John Mahama

#GhElection: President Mahama Takes Wa Central Constituency

President John Dramani Mahama of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has won the Wa Central Constituency with 32,664 votes. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of the...

#GhElection: Certified results from EC declares Anthony Karbo winner

The Electoral Commission has declared Mr. Anthony Karbo, a Parliamentary Candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) winner in the December 7 elections. Mr. Karbo...

Elders, youth Appeals against a teacher’s transfer

The youth and elders of Funsi in the Wa East District of the Upper West Region, have protested against the transfer of the Assistant...

Upper West: Voters stood in the cold Harmattan to vote

Determined voters in the Wa Central Constituency defied the early cold that ushers in the harmattan to form long queues to select who would...

Bawumia’s press secretary kicks the bucket

Mr Kwabena Boadu, in his mid 30s was found dead in the bathroom at Jam Guest House at about 0630 hours. His body has...
Cocoa farmers

Couple Successfully Grow Cocoa In North

At Busa, where the Wa Municipal edition of this year’s Farmers Day celebration took place, journalists saw cocoa pods and seeds from the couple...
Wa Polytechnic

Committee Calls For Appointment Of Rector For Wa Poly

The IMC took appropriate steps using the process to recommend the three persons for appointment as Rector, Registrar and Finance Officer. Recommendation for the appointments...
Chiefs

U/W: Chiefs Urge Politicians To Be Tolerant This Election Season

Naa Dr. Puoure Puobe Chiir, President of the Upper West Regional House of Chiefs, in a communiqué after a “Stakeholders for peace forum”, said...
farmers

Alhassan Abu crowned Wa Municipal best farmer

Mr Abu, who was among 17 other award winners, had been in the farming business for the past 21 years obtained his knowledge and...

Alhaji Iddi Appeals To Politicians To Dissociate SADA From Politics

Take issues of SADA out of politics because some political parties are bent on making political capital out of SADA and are absolutely misinforming...
Community Policing

YEA presents cycles to enhance Community Policing

“The purpose for which you are employed must not be unproductive but beneficial to the people and the Government,” he said. He,...
Nana Akufo-Addo

Nana Akufo Addo defends his policies

“Do not tell me and the NPP that the two policies are impossible”, Nana Addo said amidst cheers from supporters at a political rally...

Electorates encouraged to endorse peace loving leaders

“In everything we do, let us exercise peace and let us choose our leaders with peace and not war”, Father Patrick Segkpeb, an...
Nana Akufo-Addo

Bulenga Naa Makes Nana Addo “Kanyiri-Naa”

The Chiefs applauded him for his singular love for peace in Ghana. The Bulenga Naa, Naa Seidu Abdulai Nawologmo, the Paramount Chief of the...
water

UWR: Foundation provides Communities with potable water

The Royal Bank Foundation, which was founded by the Late Alhaji Adamu Iddrisu, is now known as Alhaji Adamu Iddrisu and The Royal Bank...
National Peace Council

Peace Council: Don’t give politicians a chance to brew conflict

He urged the teams to put aside political considerations and be bold to point out to them if they are causes of conflicts in...
An employee works on electric pylons at a power station in Greater Noida on the outskirts of New Delhi June 8, 2012. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma/Files

Upper West: SHEP 5 Project Unveiled

The project would have an average of five communities each across the entire 11 districts in the Region connected to the national electricity grid,...
Agriculture

Is Agricultural Transformation in Ghana Realistic Enough?

Agriculture is the bedrock of any meaningful national industrialisation effort, and engages more than 60 per cent of Ghana’s working population. Therefore, the incalculable importance...