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Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA)

UER needs to focus on irrigation – Director

Mr Francis Ennor, the Upper East Regional Director of Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), has called for a special focus on irrigation as...

Why Ghana’s savannah woodlands demand critical attention

A GNA Feature by Fatima Anafu-Astanga Forests play an important role in the lives of people living close to them. Women and men in most rural...

Bush fire most dangerous weapon to savannah woodland – Forestry Commission

Mr Emmanuel Ntiako, the Upper East Deputy Regional Manager of the Forestry Commission, says the bush fire is the most dangerous weapon to the...
Nadmo Training

NADMO builds capacity of stakeholders in disaster management

The National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) has held a two-day training to build the capacity of stakeholders to ensure effective and efficient management of...

CCFC supports 13 health centers in UE with PPE

The Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC), has distributed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to 13 Hospitals, Health Centres and Community Based Health Planning and...

Tertiary institutions in Upper East preparing to re-open

As part of preparations to re-open tertiary institutions in the Upper East Region, Zoomlion Ghana, over the weekend started fumigating and disinfecting all campuses,...

Bolgatanga East Assembly provides members with PPE

Members of the Bolgatanga East District Assembly have received PPE to help them promote effective hand washing in their families and communities, as part...
Covid 19

Take President’s directives on COVID-19 seriously

Professor Kenneth Pelig-Ba of the University for Development Studies at the Navrongo Campus, on Monday called on the Public to take the caution statement...

KpasenKpe Sub basin deliberates fresh plans

The Water Resource Commission in the Upper East Region and the Kpasenkpe Sub- Basin Committee of the White Volta Basin on Friday discussed ways...

Institutional gaps in mining must be addressed-TWN

Dr Yao Graham, the Coordinator of Third World Network (TWN) has reiterated the need for institutional gaps in the mining sector to be addressed. He...
Nawuni River

Public advised to take Water and Environmental Issues Serious

Mr Ayidari-Naa Juati, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the White Volta Basin, has urged the public to refrain from activities that...

Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly goes digital

The Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly has started a digitised property rates collection process to whip up revenue generation. This forms...
Africa’s Bright Economic Future Is Its Youth

Take advantage of government interventions, youth urged

Chief Issah Ibrahim, the Executive Director of Integrated Youth Needs and welfare (INTYON) in the Upper East Region, has advised the youth to avoid...
World Vision

Natural regeneration, best method to restore land – World Vision

Mr Samuel Abasiba, the Talensi District Manager of World Vision Ghana in charge of Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR), has called on government to...
Women farmers

Farmers in Builsa commend Warehouse Receipt System

Farmers in the Builsa North District of the Upper East Region, have commended the Warehouse Receipt System (WRS) for providing storage facilities and promoting...

Five Upper East districts affected by floods get support

The Presbyterian Church in collaboration with Act Alliance, a coalition of protestant churches engaged in humanitarian Aid and headquartered in Switzerland, have distributed...

E- Agriculture – Driver for bigger markets

Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) has a high potential to boost markets for farmers, if more efforts are put into addressing the problems they...

Priest advises Christians to live moderate lives at Christmas

Reverend Father Vitus Aditah, a Catholic Priest, on Christmas eve urged Christians to live temperate lives during the season and reject evil and worldly...

2SCALE introduces dry card for reducing moisture in crop produce

A Dry Card technology, which is to solve post-harvest losses and management of grains has been introduced to input...
Accra floods

WASH facilities can save flood victims- Stakeholders

Stakeholders implementing water, sanitation and hygiene interventions in disaster prone communities (WASH DPC) in the Upper East Region, have said WASH facilities were resilient...
Veep launches Free SHS in Tamale

1.2 million students to benefit from free SHS this year

Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information, has said about 1.2 million children will be benefiting from the Free Senior High School (SHS)...
Reverend Dr Emmanuel Abole Abugre

I will lead an evidence based campaign – Parliamentary Aspirant

Reverend Dr Emmanuel Abole Abugre, the NPP Parliamentary aspirant for the Bolgatanga East Constituency has reiterated his plans to lead an evidence...
Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration Logo

Yameriga Hills and The Restored Lands

“ The hills close to the community were difficult places to climb to because it was as bare as a desert and...
Launch Code

GSA Starts Handing District Assemblies Building Code

The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has kick-started distribution of the first comprehensive Ghana Building Code to metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs) across the...
Launch Code

Ghana Building Code Unveiled in Upper East

The Ghana Building Code has been launched in Navorongo, Upper East Region, by the Ghana Standards Authority to provide key specifications for building and...
World Vision

WVI Land Restoration Project Covers Women in Yameriga

Women from Yameriga in the Talensi District of the Upper East Region have praised WVI for its Farmer Managed Natural Resource Regeneration (FMNR), which...
Church of Pentecost

Pentecost Church rollout environmental campaign in Upper East

The Church of Pentecost in the Bolgatanga Municipality has launched an environmental campaign to rid the municipality of filth and encourage proper sanitation and...
National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE)

NCCE Urge Public to Attach All Seriousness to the Social Audit of Projects

Mr Omar Jafaru Alsadiq, the Upper East Regional Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has admonished members of the public to...
Dirty Water

Residents of Pwalugu are Exposed to Water Borne Diseases

The fate of residents of Pwalugu is endangered as they are exposed to water borne diseases for lack of access to good sources of...
Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA)

CWSA Urge Communities to Maintain Community Water System Efficiently

Mr John Godson Aduakye, Upper East Regional Manager of the Community Water and Sanitation agency (CWSA) has admonished Communities to effectively manage their water...