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Women Leadership

Support women who run for leadership positions

Mr Prosper Kpankyaano, the Nadowli-Kaleo District Director of Social Welfare has called for support for women who gather the courage to run for leadership...
Mr Umar Yakubu Yaarun, Nadowli-Kaleo District Director, CHRAJ, addressing the community forum at Goli

Child marriage, teenage pregnancies cause of high school dropout

Mr Umar Yakubu Yaarun, the Nadowli-Kaleo District Director of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), has observed that child marriage and...

Surviving poverty and vulnerability: Woman labours hard for sick husband and children

After few minutes of ribs engaging strikes, she stood up and with her somehow rough fingers, wiped the sweat on her forehead apparently on...
Water Crisis

Survival of the fittest: Rural women compete with animals for water

A GNA Feature by Prosper K. Kuorsoh Wa, June 11, GNA –The lack of potable water in some rural communities in the Upper West Region...
Face Masks

Face mask: An important but almost a neglected COVID-19 Protocol in Wa

A GNA Feature by Prosper K. Kuorsoh The face mask, which is one of the important protocols recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to...
Mr Libertine Kpangkpari addressing the participants at the programme in Bamahu

Cancellation of PTA Levies affecting school management-Circuit Supervisor

Mr Libertine Kpangkpari, the Bamahu Circuit Supervisor has stated that the cancellation of the Parents Teacher Association (PTA) levies is making it difficult for...

Waiting for Death: Woman suffering from breast cancer declares

On a mat in a cold and dark corner in her room, she gazes at the ticking clock and wish her last breath...

Information Minister urges media to promote local investment opportunities

Mr Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, the Minister of Information, has urged the media to dedicate attention to promote local communities and the investment opportunities there to...
Women Leadership

Chiefs urged to remove cultural barriers affecting women’s participation in leadership

Mr Prosper Kpankyaano, the Nadowli-Kaleo District Social Welfare Officer, has appealed to traditional authorities to remove cultural barriers affecting women’s participation in leadership positions. He...
Wa market women

Wa market women cry foul over COVID-19 funds

Members of the Wa Market Women Association are crying foul over their inability to access some of the COVID-19 funds created by government to...
Mr Yakubu Sabutu, Chief Assistant Investigator in the Jirapa Municipal Office of CHRAJ

Subjecting women to dehumanizing customary practices is unlawful – CHRAJ

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has pointed out that subjecting women to customary practices that are dehumanizing and injurious to...
Wpid Black Woman Domestic Violence

Assault cases lead 2020 domestic violence chat in Upper West

Assault cases is leading the 2020 domestic violence chat with 144 out of a total of 384 reported cases according to the Domestic Violence...
Mr Sumaila Doho, the Dean of the PMs and colleagues in a pose with Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, UWR Minister

Upper West PMs congratulate minister

Presiding Members (PMs) of 10 out of the 11 Municipal and District Assemblies in the Upper West Region have congratulated Dr Hafiz Bin Salih...
Women in Leadership

Support women who offer themselves for leadership-Assemblyman

Mr Nestor Mwinterebo, the Assembly Member for the Goriyiri Electoral Area has appealed to communities to support women who courageously offer themselves to be...
Mr Yakubu Sabutu, a Chief Assistant Investigator at the Jirapa Municipal Office of CHRAJ addressing participants of the community forum at Wulling.

Be courageous to report cases of rights abuse – CHRAJ

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has advised women and vulnerable persons to eschew fear and report cases of domestic violence...
Special Funding

Dombo University appeals for special funding to bridge infrastructure gap

Management of the Simon Diedong Dombo University of Business and Integrated Development Studies (SDD-UBIDS) has appealed for a special funding instrument to help bridge...
Veil Deaths

Death ‘hanged’ on the neck

A GNA Feature by Prosper K. Kuorsoh Despite its important religious significance for Muslim women especially the married ones, the veil (Mayafi) is also increasingly...
Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin

Be patience with Parliament – Bagbin

Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, the Speaker of Parliament has appealed to the people of Upper West Region to exercise patience and have trust...
Ghana Armed Forces train US soldiers

Ghana Army must be prepared against threat of terrorism – CDS

Vice Admiral Seth Amoama, the Chief of Defense Staff (CDS), has noted that the Northern, Upper East and Upper West Regions are very critical...
Mr Alban Bagbin flanked by his wife and other high ranking government officials and Party Executives.

Parliament under my leadership will not shirk its responsibilities – Bagbin

Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, the Speaker of Parliament, has assured Ghanaians that Parliament under his leadership will not shirk its responsibilities. He said he...
Most Reverend Richard Kuuia Baawobr

Bishop of Wa commends Speaker of Parliament

The Most Reverend Richard Kuuia Baawobr, Missionary of Africa, the Catholic Bishop of Wa, has commended the Speaker of Parliament, Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford...
Photo taken on Nov. 6, 2015 shows a view of the refurbished parliamentary office in Accra, capital of Ghana. China'S State Hualong Construction Ghana Limited handed over here on Friday the completed refurbished office structure to Ghana's parliament. (Xinhua/Lin Xiaowei)

CHRAJ urges Ghanaian Parliament to pass Affirmative Action Bill into law

Mr Abdul-Rauf Alhassan, the Jirapa Municipal Director of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), has appealed to Parliament to expedite action...
capacity building workshop for the Equal Rights and Opportunities for Women and Girls Project

CHRAJ Director calls for the establishment of domestic violence fund

Government has been called upon to expedite action in establishing the domestic violence fund to cater for the needs of victims of domestic violence...
Mtn Logo

MTN donates more PPE to Upper West Regional Hospital

The MTN Ghana Foundation has donated more Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to management of the Upper West Regional Hospital to help protect staff of...
Reproductive Health

Adolescent sexual and reproductive health rights intervention launched at Jirapa

The Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights (ARHR) has initiated a project to create sexual and reproductive health and gender-based violence awareness among young girls,...

ActionAid Ghana pushes for government to ratify ILO C190

ActionAid Ghana is advocating for government to ratify the International Labour Organisation’s Convention 190 (ILO C190) to ensure safer work environment for all especially...
Children Nutrition

Child malnutrition has dire consequences on the nation-Minister

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Region Minister, has stated that failure to provide the nutritional needs of children has dire consequences for...
Kuoro Barecheh Nlowie Baninye II

Council of State aspirant promises to lobby for salary and cars for Assembly members

Kuoro Barecheh Nlowie Baninye II, an aspirants for the Member of Council of State elections in the Upper West Region has promised to lobby...
Health Covid Book

Book on the neglected remedy for COVID-19 launched

A book, "Surviving COVID-19: The Neglected Remedy" has been launched in Lawra to educate and motivate people to grow and consume locally nutritious foods...
Naa Yelpoee Mwaamuo II

Sombo community enskins new divisional chief

The people of Sombo at the weekend enskinned Naa Yelpoee Mwaamuo II as the new Chief of the Divisional Area in the Nadowli-Kaleo District...