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Launch Code

Ghana Building Code Unveiled in Upper East

The Ghana Building Code has been launched in Navorongo, Upper East Region, by the Ghana Standards Authority to provide key specifications for building and...
Light Of Hope Foundation Empowers Rural Women

Upper East Women Gets Empowered by a Foundation

The Light of Hope Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) working at Sumbrungu-Asoegoom in the Bolgatanga Municipality has set up poverty reduction scheme to empower...
Church of Pentecost

Pentecost Church rollout environmental campaign in Upper East

The Church of Pentecost in the Bolgatanga Municipality has launched an environmental campaign to rid the municipality of filth and encourage proper sanitation and...
Nhis

Four Districts in Upper East Reach 2018 NHIS Premium Targets

Out of the nine District Offices of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in the Upper East Region, four have exceeded their premium targets...
Teenage Pregnancy

Upper East Records Abnormal Cases of Teenage Pregnancy

Madam Rofina Asuru, the Upper East Regional Deputy Director of Nursing Services (DDNS) in charge of Public Health activities says the region has exceeded...
Madam Paulina Patience Abayage Tree Planting

Launching of GNG Held in Upper East Region

Madam Paulina Patience Abayage, the Upper East Regional Minister, at the weekend inaugurated the Greening Northern Ghana (GNG) Project in the Region. The GNG is...
fire

Upper East Fire Cases Drop

Statistics from the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has revealed that fire outbreaks in the Upper East Region reduced by 24 cases in 2018...
Pharmacy Council

Only One Inspecting Pharmacist Exists in Upper East

Mr Benjamin Kwarteng Frimpong, the Upper East Regional Manager of the Pharmacy Council of Ghana has attributed the increasing rate of tramadol abuse among...
Education – National Year

Upper East: National Year of Reading Unveiled

Madam Paulina Patience Abayage, the Upper East Regional Minister has launched the region’s version of ‘National Year of Reading’ with a call on stakeholders...
Ghana Revenue Authority

Upper East Adhering to Excise Tax Stamp Order

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has described as “impressive” the level of Excise Tax Stamp compliance by retailers in the Upper East Region. It said...
30 ambulances procured under Mahama not fit for purpose

Regional Minister Laments Over the Lack of Ambulances

Madam Paulina Patience Abayege, the Upper East Regional Minister has expressed concern about the lack of ambulances to transport medical cases and casualties within...
Ghana Police Service

Unknown Gunmen Kills 2 Police Officers in Upper East

Two Policemen, Constables Godfred Amartey and Lois Boateng of the Special Weapon and Tactics (SWAT) unit of the Ghana Police Service in Bolgatanga were...
accident

Upper East recorded 65 deaths from road crash in 2018

Sixty-five persons died in the Upper East Region in 2018 according to statistics from the Regional branch of National Road Safety Commission (NRSC). The figures...
Madam Paulina Patience Abayage

Regional Minister Urges Government to Help Reduce Poverty in UE

Madam Paulina Patience Abayage, Upper East Regional Minister, has called on traditional authorities and all in the society to support government policies to help...

8.2% Ghanaians Are Extremely Poor — According To GSS Report

Report on ‘Trends of Poverty and Inequality’ in Ghana has revealed that as per 2017 population projections, 6.8 million persons were captured as poor...

UNDP To Launch Human Development Report On Northern Ghana

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is to launch a Human Development Report on Northern Ghana entitled “Bridging the Poverty Gap and Fostering Socio-Economic...
Ghana Education Service (GES)

Upper East: GES Holds Inauguration for Retired CHASS

The Upper East Regional Office of the Ghana Education Service (GES) on Wednesday inaugurated its first ever Retired Conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary...
NCCE

NCCE and Upper East Security Bodies lead anti-corruption campaign

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), as part of its anti-corruption campaign and this year’s Constitutional Week Celebration has engaged and educated security...
Illegal Miners

Upper East: Illegal Miners Take Entrepreneurial Training

Trax Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) operating in Bolgatanga, has supported some youth in selected mining communities in two districts in the Upper East...

Media charged to promote tourism in Upper East

Mr John Adams, the Upper East Regional Principal Marketing Officer, Ghana Tourism Authority has called on the media to project the beautiful scenes and...
food aid

Scaling-up Evergreen Agriculture Project kicks off

A new Food Security and Climate Change Project, dubbed, “Scaling-up Evergreen Agriculture Project” is to kick start in the Bawku West, Garu and Mion...

Somoco Ghana place premium on customer care

Somoco Ghana Limited, the sole authorised distributor for Bajaj automobiles in Ghana, has held the ‘2017 Dealer Meet’ session in Kumasi, and affirmed its...
NHIS

Send Ghana request plan for NHIS re-imbursement

Send Ghana, a policy research and advocacy non-governmental organisation, has asked government to develop financial sustainability plan to manage the National Health Insurance Scheme...

Americam firm assist Upper East Regional Hospital

Mr Len Bierbrier, President of Bierbrier Development Company in the United States of America has donated a defibrillator valued at about GHȼ36,500.00 to the...
Environmental degradation

GSLWMP Chalk Success In Reducing Land Degradation

The Ghana Sustainable Land and Water Management Project (GSLWMP) has made some significant impact in reducing land degradation and enhancing maintenance...

Diabetes Fast Gaining Grounds In U/E

Mr Innocent Braimah, a Dietician at the Upper East Regional Hospital in Bolgatanga, has called on health professionals to educate the public on diabetes...
JUSTICE SOPHIA AKUFFO

Chief Justice Assess State Of Courts

Ms Justice Sophia Akuffo, the Chief Justice, has urged district assemblies to take up the responsibility to improve the infrastructure of courts within their...
World bank

Ghana’s Parliament Approves Special Drawing Rights

Parliament on Thursday approved a financing agreement between Ghana and the International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank Group for 32 million dollars...
police

Police Wives Entreated To Give Husbands Peace Of Mind

The wives of police officers in the Upper East Region have been entreated to give their husbands peace of mind and support to enable...

Residents of Soe Petition MCE On Location Of Fuel Stations

Some residents of Soe and Yorogo communities located on the Bolga-Bongo road have petitioned the Bolgatanga Municipal Chief Executive, Mr Joseph Amiyuure, over the...