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Grcs Program

Ghanaian Youth Urged to Cultivate the Spirit of Volunteerism

The Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) has called on Ghanaians particularly young men and women to imbibe volunteerism spirit for humanitarian work to support...
ghana cedi

Upper West Women Farmers to receive credit facilities

An advocacy organisation, House of Liberation for Empowerment (HOLIFE) has given the assurance that women farmers in Upper West will receive credit facilities for...
Direct Aid Ghana

Noor Islam Helps 600 Muslim Families in Wa

Management of Noor Islam Institute for Development (NIID) has donated assorted food items to about 600 poor and needy families in the Upper West...
Nya

Upper West NYA find ways to bridge the gender inequality gap

The National Youth Authority (NYA) in Upper West has inaugurated a network of young women who are to be empowered to champion gender inequality...
Social Gna Awarded

GNA Awarded for leading social accountability fight

The Action for Sustainable Development (ASUDEV), a nongovernmental organisation, has awarded the Ghana News Agency (GNA) office in Upper West for championing social accountability...
Social Jirapa Roads

Roads in Jirapa town to be given a facelift

The Jirapa township roads stretching to about 15 kilometres have been awarded to two local contractors to begin rehabilitation works this month at the...
Foods and Drugs Authority

Non-compliant food vendors will have their licenses taken back – FDA

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has warned owners and managers of Hotels including operators of Canteens, Chop Bars, Kitchens and Restaurants to comply...
Review Meeting

Upper West Minister Assures people of massive infrastructural development

Dr Hafiz Bin-Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister, has promised heavy infrastructural investment that will see massive construction and rehabilitation of roads and completion...
Professor Edmund Nminyem Chiir Delle

Professor Edmund Delle Enskinned New Nandom Naa

The Royal family of Nandom, following the demise of late Nandom Naa Dr Charles Puobe Imoru in accordance with their customary practice, on Thursday...
Launch Code

GSA submits to Upper West MMDAs Copies of Building Codes

The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has distributed copies of maiden Ghana Building Code to Municipal and District Assemblies (MDAs) in Upper West Region to...
Gsa Farmers

GSA deepens campaign against contamination of grains in Ghana

The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has engaged smallholder farmers, downstream consumers and top value chain actors in the Upper West Region on ways of...
National Lottery Authority (NLA

Wa: Lotto Fraudsters Using NLA Name to Defraud Clients

Patrons of lotto products in the Upper West Region have expressed concern on alleged growing fraudulent deals perpetuated by faceless individuals using the name...
Gra Programme

UW GRA Rolls Out Tax Education Programme

The Customs Division of Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) in the Upper West Region has launched its tax and good governance week to educate citizens...
Bosuoyiri M A Primary

Bosuoviri M/A Primary Gets Support

A Non-Governmental Organisation in Wa, Humu Foundation has supported Bosuoyiri M/A Primary School with 50 dual desks after the Ghana News Agency reported about...
School Appeal

Kpankole Farming Community Needs a School

Residents of Kpankole in Wa Municipality have appealed for establishment of a school in the community to enrol several children of school going age...
Accountability Award

ASUDEV Social Accountability Media Awards Launched

Action for Sustainable Development (ASUDEV), a not-for-profit organisation has launched its maiden edition of the Social Accountability Media Awards in Wa. The award is for...
Blind Graduate

Visually Impaired Student Graduates with First Class

A 25-year-old blind student, James Yelsong, was among the only three candidates who graduated with first class in Diploma in Basic Education (DBE) from...
Gra Targets

Wa: GRA’s Small Tax Office Surpasses Target for First Quarter

The Wa Small Tax Office of Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has surpassed its revenue collection benchmark for the first quarter of 2019, out of...
Health Skin Bleaching

FDA Cautions SHS Students on Skin Bleaching and Tramadol Usage

Mr Isaac Jakalia, the Upper West Regional Regulatory Officer of Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), has advised students to stop bleaching their skins and...
Nja College Of Education

U/WR Minister Assures That All Delayed GETFUND Project Contractors will be Paid

The Upper West Regional Minister, Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, has promised to facilitate payment of contractors working on Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) projects...
Gra Customs

U/WR: GRA’s framework on revenue collection strategies outlined

The Customs Division of Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has outlined several strategies aiming to “achieve and exceed” its 2019 revenue collection target of GHc4.48...
Dictionary

Wa Municipal Begins Project One-Pupil One-Dictionary

The Wa Municipal Assembly has initiated a project dubbed “One-Pupil-One-Dictionary” (1P1D) to help improve poor performance of pupils in the English Language. To put the...
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-SARI)

CSIR-SARI promoting climate change adaptation strategies in agriculture

Dr Alhassan Lansah Abdulai, Agro-Meteorologist at the Savannah Agricultural Research Institute of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-SARI), has said the Institute is...

UWR Minister Gives 442 Motorbikes for Assembly Members Use

Mr Amidu Chinnia Issahaku, Acting Upper West Regional Minister has handed over a total of 442 motorbikes for onward distribution to Assembly members across...
defecation

Upper West RICCS debate on plans to stop open defecation

The Upper West Regional Inter-coordinating Committee on Sanitation (RICCS) of Environmental Health Science in a bid to end open defecation has held a stakeholder...
Ghana Education Service (GES)

Reports Indicates That Special Schools Have Become Dumping Grounds

Mr Justine Kpan, the Upper West Regional Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Ghana Education Service (GES) has observed that some parents have turned...
Wpid Greed

We Must resolve as a people to shun greed

Chief of Tibani in Nadowli-Kaleo District, Naa Robert Loggah has called for a national resolution to abate “high level of greed” and protect public...
agricultural productivity

Ghana’s Agriculture policy interventions aims at generating bumper harvest

Dr Gyiele Nurah, Minister of State at the Ministry of Agriculture, has said increased investment by government since 2017 has revived the country’s agriculture...
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...
Nhis Review

UPPER WEST: NHIA Registers 70,000 Locals

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) registered 70,358 indigents in 2018 onto the insurance scheme and at the same time made marginal gains in...