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Health Director expresses concern about increasing neonatal deaths

Dr Osei Kuffuor Afreh, the Upper West Regional Director of Health Services, has expressed concern about the increasing rate of neonatal mortality in the...

Staff advised to be committed and loyal

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister, has advised staff of the Local Government Service to be committed to their job...

Turn defunct meat factory into ​multipurpose abattoir – Prof. Millar

​Professor David Millar, President of the Millar​Institute for Transdisciplinary and Development Studies has urged government to turn the defunct Meat Factory at Zuarango into...

Stakeholders appeals for establishment of Shea Board Authority

Stakeholders at a Northern Development Forum have appealed to government to separate the Sheanuts from the Cocobod and establish a Sheanut Board or...

About 9,860 children are to be immunised in Wa Municipality

The National Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) campaign had taken off in the Wa Municipality and about 9,860 children between 21 months and 48 months...

School records two fire outbreaks in one month

Two fire outbreaks had been recorded in the Islamic Senior High School (SHS) in the Wa Municipality between January and February, 2020, causing havoc...
ghana chocolate

GTA calls for investment in chocolate production

Mr Moses Ndebugri, the Upper West Regional Director of the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), has appealed to international and private investors to spend on...
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Forum commends president for pro-poor policies

The Northern Development Forum (NDF) has commended President Nana Akufo-Addo for the policy initiatives that have the potential to change lives, radically reduce poverty...

Minister solicits German support to build MMDAs capacity

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister has lauded the German Government for initiating refresher courses on critical areas of decentralisation...

NGO wants GES to adopt its Project

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has been called upon to adopt the Quality Assurance Project (QAP) to complement the implementation of the Standard Based...

House of Chiefs advocates interventions against climate change

The Upper West Regional House of Chiefs has advocated the need for pragmatic interventions to fight the menace of climate change to save...

President urges Ghanaians to take interest in national security

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged Ghanaians to individually and collectively take serious interest in issues of security concerning the country. He said events...

Five critical roads in UWR penciled for construction

Five roads in the Upper West Region have been scheduled for construction this year under the government's Critical Roads Project. The projects included the...

Only dictators don’t like the media – NPP Chairman

Mr Saanbaye B. Kangberee, the Upper West Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has reiterated the importance of...
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...

Youth smoking faeces, drinking sanitary pads worrying – NACOB

Mr Issahaque Bakuri, the Upper West Regional Commander of the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) has expressed worry about some youth who smoke dried faeces...
Nation Builders Corps (NABCO)

A strong NABCO brand will enhance employment opportunities – Anyars Ibrahim

Dr Anyars Ibrahim, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Nation Builders Corps (NABCO), has said an enhanced and strengthened NABCO brand would enhance their...

Stakeholders urged to help dispel misconceptions about GIFTS implementation

Stakeholders have been called upon to help dispel misconceptions impeding the implementation of the Girl’s Iron-Folate Tablets Supplementation (GIFTS) Programme in the Upper West...
Women farmers

Farmers advised to practise Integrated Soil Fertility Management

Dr Alhassan Lansah Abdulai, an Agro-Meteorologist at the Wa office of the Savannah Agricultural Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research...

Police arrests over 20 in a shooting incident

The Upper West Regional Police Command says it has arrested more than 20 persons in connection to a shooting incident at Sakai in the...

Adhere to the ethics of GHS –Health Minister

Dr Alexander K. Abban, the Deputy Minister of Health, has appealed to staff posted to the Upper West Regional Hospital to work with professionalism...

Fire claims 15 lives in Upper West in 2019

The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) recorded 15 fatalities resulting from various fire outbreaks in the Upper West Region in 2019, showing an...

Learn from the ant to succeed – Pastor tells Christians

Reverend Dr Timothy Seidu, Head pastor of the Faith Fundamental Baptists Church in Wa, has advised Christians and Ghanaians in general to draw lessons...

Christians advised against false prophets

The Reverend Minister of the Mangu Methodist Church in in Wa, Rev. Monica Achana has advised Christians to be careful of false prophets in...

Antimicrobial Resistance in Ghana; a public health threat in darkness

Ghana and the rest of the world stand the risk of losing one life every three seconds to an infectious disease by 2050, if...

Minister donates to religious institutions on Christmas

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister, has donated soft drinks to some religious bodies, political parties and institutions in the...

Killing the customer with bare hands

In this era of globalisation and civilization one would have expected a high level of careful and hygienic food handling practice to improve...

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...

Government admits huge indebtedness to NEDCO

Dr. Hafz Bin-Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister, has admitted that the government is highly indebted to the Northern Electricity Distribution Company (NEDCO) and...
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...