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Tanchara Koro community arrests 18 ‘galamsey’ operators

Community members of Tanchara Koro in the Lawra Municipality of the Upper West Region have arrested a total of 18 illegal small scale miners...
Greenhouse Technology

Public urged to patronise greenhouse technology vegetables

The public, including restaurant operators, have been advised to patronise greenhouse vegetables to guarantee human safety and wellbeing. Mr Abobo Alphonsus, the...

Dynamos FC beat Shining Stars in Azumah Resources community friendly

Nadowli Dynamos FC beat Charikpong Shining Stars 3 - 0 in a friendly encounter organised by Azumah Resources Ghana Limited; an Australian mineral exploration...

Two Lawra communities connected to national electricity grid

Two communities in the Lawra Municipality have been connected to the national grid and subsequently received sensitisation on safe wiring system for successful connection...
Corruption Campaign

Help fight corruption and other societal ills – Anti-Corruption Agencies

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Mr Abraham Marteyfio, the Lawra Municipal Police Commander has called on citizens to help the Anti-Corruption Agencies to fight...

Unreported corruption deepens poverty – Citizens told

Failure to report public officials who engage in corruption, amounts to the act of deepening poverty among the poor in the country. Citizens have therefore...
Ncce New Logo

Hamile community sensitised on how to fight against corruption

The business community in Hamile in the Lambussie District of the Upper West Region have been schooled on some of the ways they can...
Ncce New Logo

Duty Bearers Need to Understand Social Auditing Better – NCCE

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has appealed to duty bearers to understand the essence of social auditing in order not to mistake...
Water Aid

WaterAid Supports WASH to Handle Challenges at Busa Health Centre

WaterAid has provided Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) facilities to help address the lack of access to facilities for quality healthcare delivery at...

CSOs Cannot Handle Issues of Social Accountability Alone

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has called on Ghanaian citizens to take keen interest in issues of social accountability and not leave...

Tumu: free eye screening poorly patronised

Free eye screening services organised for school kids in Tumu in the Sissala East Municipality of the Upper West Region recorded low turnout to...

Distant Sissala West Communities Get Electricity

Two remote communities in the Sissala West District of the Upper West Region have been hooked to the national grid bringing to an end...

NCCE Advise Ghana Government to Depoliticise Crime and Corruption

Mr. John K. Yibile, Sissala East Municipal Director, National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has called for the need to depoliticise crime and corruption...

Wa East Plans on Becoming One of Ten Best Performing Districts in BECE

The Wa East District in the Upper West Region is targeting to achieve top ten best performing districts in the Basic Education Certificate Examination...

Agricultural Problems cannot be Addressed through Agrochemicals

Mr Daniel Moss, the Agro-ecology Fund Manager based in the US, has said the use of agricultural chemicals is not a good solution to...

Seed, Soil and Agriculture initiative underway in Lawra

The Centre for Indigenous Knowledge and Organisational Development (CIKOD) has launched a project dubbed: “Seed, Soil and Culture Project” to promote the cultivation and...
FOCOS Hospital

Chief of Jirapa Wishes for a Municipal Hospital

Naa Ansoleh Ganaa II, Paramount Chief of the Jirapa Traditional Area has appealed to the government for a Municipal Hospital to adequately meet the...

Traditional leadership gap has given credence to community insecurity

Growing insecurity in many communities in Upper West Region has been blamed on widening traditional leadership gap which has triggered security threats and undermined...
Gorilla Census

2018 Agric Census: ISD meets community people

The Information Services Department (ISD) has organised a sensitisation programme at Kpongu in the Wa Municipality as part of its regional wide campaign to...
Environmental degradation

FMNR saves Lawra/Nandom communities from land degradation

Background With climate change knocking at the door as a result of increasing deforestation and droughts, the future sometimes looks very bleak and scary. It...

Regional minister calls for respect for cultural diversity

Mr Amidu Chinnia Issahaku, the Acting Upper West Regional Minister, has appealed to the people of the region to respect diversity as they uphold...
child marriage

Survivors of child marriage given training materials

A total of nine survivors of child marriage, teenage pregnancies and school dropouts in the Wa East District of the Upper West Region have...
Communities in Wa West honoured for fighting child marriage

Wa West communities praised for standing against child marriage

Three communities in Wa West District of Upper West Region have been honoured for their outstanding performances in protecting child rights and fighting child...

Ghanaians encouraged to settle their tax obligations

Mr Norbert Ambaahikpiengu, the Jirapa Municipal Director of National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has urged Ghanaians to cultivate the habit of paying their...
Chieftaincy Disputes

UWR Minister worried over bags of chieftaincy disputes retarding progress

Mr. Amidu Chinnia Issahaku, the Acting Upper West Regional Minister, has appealed to the Chiefs in the Sissala West District to address pockets of...
Telecom industry

Absence of telephone services in Kandia very worrying

Kuoro Bamula Basinjia Chieminah, the Chief of Kandia in the Sissala West District of the Upper West Region has expressed worry over the lack...

CIKOD Preaches Agro-ecological Practices in Upper West

The Center for Indigenous Knowledge and Organisational Development (CIKOD) is advocating critical mass believe in Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) and Agro-ecological practices to...

NCCE Sensitize Ghanaian Public on Buying Goods With New GRA Tax Stamp

Consumers have been encouraged to buy only products that had been embossed with the newly introduced Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) tax stamp. Mr. Ningle J....
Agriculture Scrapping Teachers

Teachers Express Concern Over Decision Remove Agric From JHS

Some teachers in Lawra Municipal and Nandom District of the Upper West Region have kicked against the decision by authorities to scrap Agriculture science...
President Nana Akufo-Addo

Tumu Kuoro Confers Nandon-Tengeh Title On President Akufo-Addo

Kuoro Richard Babini Kanton VI, Paramount Chief of the Tumu Traditional Area has conferred on President Akufo-Addo an honorary Sissala title known as “Nandon-Tengeh”...