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Basket weavers

Basket and hat weavers trained on registration of GIs

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Leaders of basket and hats weavers associations in Bolgatanga, the Upper East Regional capital, have been trained on registration of Geographical Indication (GI) as...
Upper East Uncompleted Theatre

The Upper East Uncompleted Theatre: A setback to the region’s cultural heritage

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A GNA Feature by Anthony Adongo Apubeo The Upper East Region is one of the few regions in Ghana that has a lot of cultural...
Deforestation

Deforestation-Who bears the brunt

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GNA Feature by Fatima Anafu-Astanga Local community participation in forestry management and the availability of forests user rights in Ghana, supported by legal and political...
Christians

Easter reminds Christians to protect God’s gift of life – Bishop Agyenta

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Most Reverend Alfred Agyenta, the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Navrongo-Bolgatanga, has said Easter is a reminder to Christians and all people over...
rice

The Upper East and North East Rice Valleys: The Hub of Food Basket of...

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Despite the huge agricultural potentials of Ghana, there has never been a year without the country facing food and nutritional insecurity problems. In fact, research...

Leaders must emulate Christ’s model of service – Bishop Agyenta

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Most Reverend Alfred Agyenta, the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Navrongo-Bolgatanga, has called on Ghanaian leaders to emulate Jesus Christ’s model of dedication...

Upper East GNAT cuts sod for hostel facility

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Madam Phillipa Larsen, the National President of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), has broken the ground for the construction of a hostel...
NCCE Resources

Resource NCCE for national development

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Stakeholders at a forum in Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region have called on the government to resource the National Commission for Civic Education...
Seeds

Allow farmers and scientists work on seed production – Government urged

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Mr Bernard Guri, the Executive Director of Centre for Indigenous and Organisation Development (CIKOD), has reiterated the need for government to allow farmers work...
YHFG and journalists

Media urged to prioritize adolescent sexual health

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The Youth Harvest Foundation Ghana, a youth development focused organization, has called on the media fraternity to prioritize issues of Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health...
Stakeholders at the forum

UE Stakeholders appeal to Global affairs Canada and UNICEF to extend SPREAD

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Stakeholders in the Upper East Region have appealed to the Global affairs Canada and UNICEF to extend the...
The Programme Manager of YHFG, Mr Albert Akafari, disseminating the findings of the draft evaluation report to stakeholders

Queen Mothers in Bongo stage campaign to help fight early child marriage

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Queen Mothers in the Bongo Traditional Area in the Upper East Region have staged a campaign to help fight early child marriage, teenage pregnancies...
Nutrition SDGs

Addressing nutritional challenges holds key to attaining SDGs

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Hajia Alima Sagito Saeed, a Member of the Ghana Coalition of Civil Society Organizations for Scaling up Nutrition (GHACCSSUN), has said addressing the nutritional...
Farmers - Agroecology

Farmers petition government of Ghana to invest in agro-ecology

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Some farmers Associations have appealed to the government to consider investing in agro-ecology to help address the impact of climate change on smallholder farmers...
Zoomlion

Let’s rid our streets and communities of litter-Zoomlion

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Mr John Sackey, the Upper East Regional Manager of Zoomlion has reiterated the need for proper storage and disposal of waste for effective management...
MMDAs on nutrition

MMDAs urged to mainstream nutrition issues into Development Plans

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Stakeholders at a forum in Bolgatanga have called on the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to prioritize and mainstream issues of nutrition into...

NGO restocks basic school libraries in Bolgatanga

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The Centre for Sustainable Rural Development (CESRUD), a non-profit organization, has supplied reading books to 22 basic schools in the Bolgatanga Municipality of...
Criminal Assizes

Criminal Assizes launched in Upper East Region

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The Judiciary Service in the Upper East Region has launched the 2021 Criminal Assizes at the Bolgatanga High Court with a call on stakeholders...
court

Spiritualist before Court for killing wife and daughter

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Mbawona Tindana, a 35-year old traditional spiritualist from Kolpelga in the Talensi District of the Upper East Region has appeared before the Bolgatanga High...
Marriage

Bolgatanga Department of Social Welfare solving 18 marriage-related cases

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The Department of Social Welfare in the Bolgatanga Municipality of Upper East Region has so far received and currently working on 18 marriage disputes...
LG Ambassador

LG sponsors three poverty reduction projects in two regions

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LG Electronics, a South Korean Multinational Electronics Company, has awarded GHS150,000.00 to three communities in the Upper East and North East Regions to implement...
Farmers

Farmers urged to adopt early maturing crops

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Farmers in the Northern Ecological Zone have been urged to adopt early maturing crops to increase food production and sustain food supply to families. Mr...
Leap Programme

A total of 1,024 new households in Bolgatanga Municipal enrolled on LEAP

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About 1,024 deprived households in the Bolgatanga Municipality of the Upper East Region, have been newly enrolled onto the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty...
Ghana police

UER Police launches new patrol models to combat crime

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The Upper East Regional Police Command has launched a new Operational Patrol Model to revitalize the efforts and interventions towards combating crime and protecting...
UNFPA

UNFPA urges Queenmothers to help end teenage pregnancy

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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has called on Queenmothers in the Upper East Region to help end teenage pregnancy and child marriage. ...
covid-19

Don’t relent on COVID-19 education

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Mr Johnson Opoku, the Director of Programmes, National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has urged staff of the Commission to continue sensitizing people on...

Dialogue on conflict, security and stability held in Bolgatanga

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The Strengthening, Transparency, Accountability and Responsiveness - Ghana (STAR-Ghana) Foundation has held a Regional stakeholder dialogue on conflict, security and stability in Bolgatanga, the...
Vegetable Farmers

MoFA to address market challenges facing Bolgatanga Vegetable farmers

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The Upper East Regional Department of Agriculture has assured vegetable farmers in the Bolgatanga Municipality and its environs of its commitment to address the...
SGBV NHIS

Include SGBV in NHIS package – Panelists

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Stakeholders at a panel discussion in Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region have called on government to include victims of Sexual and Gender Based...
Covid

UER loses two health workers to COVID-19

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Out of the total of 35 persons who have lost their lives through the coronavirus related infections in the Upper East Region, two were...