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Journalists Training

Journalists schooled on crime reporting.

Media Practitioners in the Upper East Region have attended a one- day training on crime reporting to ensure accurate and responsive reportage at crime...

Market women in Bolgatanga call for Education on breast cancer

Some market women in the Bolgatanga Municipality are calling for intensive education on breast cancer to enlighten them on the disease. In an interview with...
Political Vigilantism

Youth group urges political parties to abide by Vigilantism Law

A youth group based in the Upper East Region dubbed, ‘Team Azure for Peace (TAP)’, has called on the leadership of the various political...
State Institutions

Absence of decentralized state institutions hindering access to services – Study

The absence of decentralized state institutions is hindering access to essential services and justice by vulnerable communities in the Upper East Region, a study...

COVID-19: NGO builds capacity of health workers

The Basic Foundation for Women Empowerment (BFWE), a Non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in Bolgatanga, has trained a group of health workers as part of...
Ngo Queens

NGO advocates Queen mothers’ participation in traditional structures

The Community Development and Advocacy Centre (CODAC-Ghana), a Non-Governmental Organization has engaged the Upper East Region House of Chiefs to advocate the inclusion of...

Fate of 6000 targeted LEAP beneficiaries in UER in limbo

About 6000 targeted deprived persons in the Bolgatanga Municipality, Upper East Region, who were targeted under the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) four years...
Ghana's political parties

Include Nutrition and Post-harvest losses in Party Manifestoes

Mr Emmanuel Wullingdool, a development worker in the Upper East Region, has urged political parties to include nutrition and post-harvest losses in their manifestoes,...
Covid Post X

COVID-19: UER ranks second in active cases

The Upper East Region has recently recorded 21 active cases of COVID-19, which makes it the second Region with the highest number of reported...
teenage pregnancy

UE records 268 pregnancies among school girls in three quarters of 2020

About 220 Junior High School girls and 48 Senior High School girls have been confirmed pregnant in eight districts of the Upper East Region,...

Political activities have taken over COVID-19 education-UE residents

Some residents in the Bolgatanga Municipality of the Upper East Region have attributed the rise in COVID-19 cases to political activities that took over...
Tangoba Abayage

Profile of Tangoba Abayage, NPP Parliamentary Candidate for Navrongo Central

Ms Tangoba Abayage is a Ghanaian diplomat, politician and gender advocate, born on June 30 1964 at Pungu-Nembasinia, a suburb of Navrongo in the...
Electoral Commission (EC)

Fifty-One Parliamentary Aspirants file nominations in Upper East

A total of 51 Parliamentary Candidates have filed their nomination forms to contest the 15 parliamentary seats in the Upper East Region in the...
Lungu Bridge

Lungu-Awaa Bridge in a deplorable state

The Lungu-Awaa Bridge in the Bongo District of the Upper East Region is in a deplorable state. The bridge, which is located on the Lungu-Awaa-Vea...
Politics Forum Elections

Bishop urges Religious Leaders to help ensure peaceful elections

Most Reverend Alfred Agyenta, the Catholic Bishop of Navrongo-Bolgatanga Diocese, has asked religious leaders to use their platforms to appeal to Ghanaians to promote...
Mr Rex Asanga

Bolgatanga Central NPP Parliamentary Aspirant files nomination

Mr Rex Asanga, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary candidate, for the Bolgatanga Central Constituency, has filed his nomination forms to contest in the...

Paga Airstrip to be reopened-President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said the Paga airstrip in the Kassena-Nankana West District would be reopened after recommendation by a team of...

UER GNAT marks World Teachers’ Day

The Upper East Regional wing of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has commemorated World Teachers' Day (WTD) in Bolgatanga with a call...

Prices of foodstuffs on the increase in Bolgatanga

Traders in the Bolgatanga Central market in the Upper East Region have expressed worry at the increasing prices of foodstuffs during the harvest season...
National Population Council

Human resource, key to sustainable development – NPC

The National Population Council (NPC) says identifying and finding strategic solutions to challenges facing the development of the human resource of Ghana is central...
Ghana Election

Pastor urges Ghanaians to ensure peaceful general elections

Pastor Christian Abangiba, the Founder of Divine Mountains of Mysteries international, in the Garu District of the Upper East Region, has called on Ghanaians...

Schools reopen for JHS two in Bolgatanga Municipal

Form two pupils of Junior High Schools (JHS) in the Bolgatanga Municipal have resumed school following the President's directive to reopen schools for second...

President Akufo-Addo to tour Upper East Region

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is expected to begin a two-day tour of the Upper East Region to commission some completed projects and inspect...
Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA)

Travel and Tour companies urged to register with GTA

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has urged all Travel and Tour companies to register with it, explaining that the Travel Trade Enterprise Registration and...
Rev Ziba

The good hand of God converts enemies into helpers – Rev Ziba

Reverend Dominic Ziba, the Head Pastor of the Holy Ghost Temple Assemblies of God Church in Bolgatanga, has called on Christians to trust in...
Mmdas Wash

MMDAs urged to mainstream WASH activities into development plans

Stakeholders at a forum organized in Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region have called on the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to prioritize...

CARITAS Ghana donates to flood victims in UE

CARITAS Ghana, a Catholic Charity organization, in collaboration with the Ghana Catholic Bishops' Conference (GCBC) has donated some assorted items to support victims of...
Smuggling Fertilizer

CSOs in Agriculture urge government to name and shame PJF saboteurs

Civil Society Organizations in agriculture in the Upper East Region have called on the government to name and shame persons caught smuggling fertilizer meant...
Grnma Donation

GRNMA supports members in Upper East Region

The Upper East Regional Chapter of the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA) on Monday presented a cheque for GHC8,000.00 to two members...
Social Ngo Project

NGO launches project to build capacity of women

Basic Foundation for Women Empowerment (BFWE) a non-governmental organization has launched a project in Bolgatanga, Upper East Region, to support women aspiring for leadership...