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Bad roads affecting economic activities in Paala community

Residents of Paala community in the Wa West District of the Upper West Region have raised concerns at the lack of feeder roads and...
Electoral Commission (EC)

Four women win District Assembly elections in UWR

Only Four out of 18 women who contested the December 17 District Level Election (DLE) in the Upper West Region won to represent their...

Agriculture Extension Officers embrace IFC Warehouse Receipt System

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) Warehouse Receipt System (WRS) has been embraced by agriculture extension officers in the Sissala District of the Upper West...

National Best maize farmer loses 31-acres of maize farm to bushfire

Mr John Dimah, the 2019 National Best maize farmer has lost 31 acres of his maize farmland to fire in Tumu in the...

Negative reportage deters doctors from accepting postings to Upper West

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister, has said negative representation of the Upper West Region in the media deters medical...

Fulanis appeal for establishment of milk factory

The Fulani community in the Upper West Region has appealed to government to consider establishing a milk processing factory to process cow milk for...
Electoral Commission (EC)

Nineteen females to contest Assembly Elections in UWR

Nineteen females have filed their nominations with the Electoral Commission to contest the upcoming Assembly Member Elections in the Upper West Region, out of...
John Mahama office

Wa deserves infrastructure development – John Mahama

For a rapidly expanding municipality like Wa, it is necessary to upgrade its social and economic infrastructure to meet its development needs, Former President...

Sissala East Municipal Assembly accounts to the people

The Sissala East Municipal Assembly in the Upper West region has opened up its books to the citizens for scrutiny under its maiden 'Meet...

Information Officers advised to intensify sensitisation on Referendum

Metropolitan, Municipal and District Information Officers (MMDIOs) in the Upper West Region have been advised to collaborate with other stakeholders to sensitise the electorate...

UW smallholder women farmers demand 30 percent quota in RFJs

Smallholder women farmers in Upper West Regional have expressed worry about low number of women beneficiaries in the Rearing for Food and Jobs (RFJ)...
The UW Regional Minister, Alhaji Sulemana Alhassan presented one of the beds with mattress to the Commander of the Military Detachment, Lieutenant Ralph B

Upper West Region: Military Detachment Receive Lodging Materials

The Upper West Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) has donated mattresses, beds and dining furniture worth GH¢29,000.00 to the military detachment in the Region to...
Open Defecation

32 More ODF Communities in Upper West Region Registered

The Upper West Regional Environmental Health and Sanitation Department has recorded 32 more Open Defecation Free (ODF) communities in January 2019, bringing the total...
Cross Country National

2019 National Cross-Country Saw Yakubu and Abdulai Emerge Best Athletes

Malik Yakubu of the Ashanti region and Ramata Abdulai from the Upper West Region, toppled their male and female counterparts respectively at this year's...
Free School Uniforms

UW/R: Abraham Attah & Global Aid for the Marginalized Ghana distributes free school uniforms...

“The pupils’ Aid” project has successfully laid its footing when it begun its first distribution in the Sissala West District in the Upper West...

Was West District and Stakeholders discuss medium term plans

The Wa West District Assembly (WWDA) in Upper West Region has held a public hearing with stakeholders to solicit inputs for the district’s four-year...

Wa: GPRTU Organises Massive Crime and Passenger Education

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (G.P.R.T.U) in partnership with Ghana Police Service in Upper West Region has organised security sensitisation for drivers and...
Ghana Education Service (GES)

Girls Advocacy Clubs to undergo training under GES

The Ghana Education Service (GES) in the Upper West Region has been presented with modules for the training of members of Girls Advocacy Clubs...
Girls Support

Teenage mothers receive support from NGOs

Two non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have made available education and vocational training materials in support of teenage mothers and victims of child marriage in the...
Upper West Region

Upper West Region peace at risk from chieftaincy crisis

Mr. Amidu Chinnia Issahaku, Acting Upper West Regional Minister has observed that the worrying trend of chieftaincy litigations are a threat to the peace...
Wa East District Assembly

Wa East Assembly Unable to Find a PM Again

The Wa East District Assembly in the Upper West Region has for the fourth consecutive time failed to choose a Presiding Member (PM) to...

DCE cites deplorable road conditions as reasons boosting galamsey operations

Mr Edward Laabir, the District Chief Executive for Wa West in Upper West Region has said that poor road network within the District obstructs...

Sissala West District formulate bye-laws to halt child marriage

Nyentie, one of the communities in the Sissala West District of the Upper West Region where child marriage is more pronounced, has begun processes...
Tema Metropolitan Assembly

TMA tops Ghana District League Table

The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) took the first position on this year’s Ghana District League Table, with a score of 80, the highest score...

Bliss Eye Care Aids Vision Of Class Two Pupil

Eight-year-old Faustina Gaamuo, a class two pupil of St Paul’s Primary in the Nandom District of the Upper West Region was full of joy...

Children In Nadowli Enjoy Free Eye Screening

Parents in the Nadowli District of the Upper West Region at the weekend rushed their wards with complaints of various eye conditions to take...
Health Services Delivery

Clients Satisfied With Health Service Delivery In Ghana

About 75.79 per cent of clients of the health service in the country are satisfied with the health services delivery over the period of...

US Embassy Supports Education In 9 Communities

Nine communities have received a total of $75,000 to promote education, agriculture and economic growth at the local level, under the United States Ambassador’s...
Ghanaian Communities

Ghanaian Communities Receive Grants from US Ambassador

During an October 31 ceremony hosted at the U.S. Embassy, Ambassador Robert P. Jackson honored nine Ghanaian communities selected to receive grants to promote...
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...