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Covid Vaccine

COVID-19 vaccine: Mixed feelings among nurses in Upper East

Some nurses in various health facilities in the Upper East Region have expressed mixed feelings about the COVID-19 vaccines scheduled to be rolled out...
Tong Raan Kugbilsong Nalebegtang

Tong-Raan retains Council of State seat in Upper East

Tong-Raan Kugbilsong Nalebegtang, the Paramount Chief of the Talensi Traditional Area has beaten four contestants to retain his seat as the Upper East Regional...
child marriage

Stakeholders in Upper East resolve to end child marriage

Stakeholders in selected districts of the Upper East Region have resolved to end teenage pregnancies and child marriages in their jurisdictions. They said...
Politics Special Voting Garu

Special Voting starts in Ernest in Upper East

Voting at Garu district has started with all Covid-19 protocols followed without challenges at various polling stations. Mr. David Amoah, District E.C Officer...
Election Reporting

Journalists advised to be circumspect in projecting election results

Journalists have been advised to be prudent in putting out results of the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections to ensure members of the public...
Veep Visit

We want the development of the North-Veep

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, says the development of the Upper East, North East, Northern, Savannah and Upper West Regions are cardinal...
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...
Flood Victims

GNAT supports flood victims in the Upper East and Northern Regions

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has presented quantities of relief items to flood victims in the Upper East and Northern Regions. ...
Astro Turf

AstroTurf will solve infrastructure deficit in Upper East – Overlord

Tongraan Naab Kugbilson Nalebegtang the Overlord of Talensi Traditional area, in the Upper East Region, has said the construction of an...

GHS to administer anti-malaria drugs to 244,199 children in Upper East

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) in the Upper East Region on Saturday began administering the Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC) therapy to children aged three...

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,...
Electoral Commission (EC)

EC registers 125 persons during pilot exercise in Upper East

The Electoral Commission (EC) has successfully registered 125 Ghanaians in the Upper East Region during the two-day piloting exercise of the New Voters’ Registration. Speaking...

Upper East records 10 new COVID-19 cases

The Upper East Region has recorded ten new COVID-19 cases from three Districts, bringing the total number of cases to 18 and one death. The...

MMDAs asked to close markets for disinfection exercise

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has directed Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in the North-East, Savannah, Upper East and...
Face Mask

Health facilities in Upper East have no face masks

Public health facilities in the Upper East Region have no disposable face masks and other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to protect frontline healthcare providers...

Fire guts Buipe BOST depot truck park

There was an incident of fire at the truck park of the Buipe Depot of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST),...

Upper East records 16 rabies related deaths in four years

Sixteen rabies-related deaths in the Upper East Region, have been recorded by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) in the past four years. Mr Baba...

Voting has been smooth and peaceful in the Upper East

Voting in the District Level Elections (DLEs) has been smooth and peaceful in the Upper East Region. Voters were seen standing in queues, waiting patiently...
Maternal mortality rate

MBFHI project aids in maternal mortality reduction in Upper East

The Mother Baby Friendly Health Initiative (MBFHI) programme in the Upper East Region has contributed to the reduction of maternal mortality in the Region,...
Npp Flag

Thirty aspirants to contest in the NPP primaries in Upper East

Thirty Parliamentary aspirants of the New Patriotic Party, in the Upper East Region, have been vetted and qualify to contest in the parliamentary primary...
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...
Light Of Hope Foundation Empowers Rural Women

Upper East Women Gets Empowered by a Foundation

The Light of Hope Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) working at Sumbrungu-Asoegoom in the Bolgatanga Municipality has set up poverty reduction scheme to empower...
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...

Four Districts in Upper East Reach 2018 NHIS Premium Targets

Out of the nine District Offices of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in the Upper East Region, four have exceeded their premium targets...
Teenage Pregnancy

Upper East Records Abnormal Cases of Teenage Pregnancy

Madam Rofina Asuru, the Upper East Regional Deputy Director of Nursing Services (DDNS) in charge of Public Health activities says the region has exceeded...
Madam Paulina Patience Abayage Tree Planting

Launching of GNG Held in Upper East Region

Madam Paulina Patience Abayage, the Upper East Regional Minister, at the weekend inaugurated the Greening Northern Ghana (GNG) Project in the Region. The GNG is...

Upper East Fire Cases Drop

Statistics from the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has revealed that fire outbreaks in the Upper East Region reduced by 24 cases in 2018...
Pharmacy Council

Only One Inspecting Pharmacist Exists in Upper East

Mr Benjamin Kwarteng Frimpong, the Upper East Regional Manager of the Pharmacy Council of Ghana has attributed the increasing rate of tramadol abuse among...
Education – National Year

Upper East: National Year of Reading Unveiled

Madam Paulina Patience Abayage, the Upper East Regional Minister has launched the region’s version of ‘National Year of Reading’ with a call on stakeholders...
Ghana Revenue Authority

Upper East Adhering to Excise Tax Stamp Order

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has described as “impressive” the level of Excise Tax Stamp compliance by retailers in the Upper East Region. It said...