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Mr Peter Maala, Regional Coordinating Director, planting a tree on behalf of the Regional Minister

Upper West Region to plant 1,000 trees in two years

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The Upper West Regional Department of the Parks and Gardens (P&G) is to plant and nurture one thousand trees in two years under the...

Three schools in Wa West risk closure

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The Nakor, Polee and Lanyiri basic schools in the Wa West District of the Upper West Region risk closure due...

Allergic conjunctivitis is a common eye problem among Piisie school children

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Ineffective/allergic conjunctivitis has been identified as the common eye problem among school pupils in Piisie and surrounding communities in the Wa West District of...
Agribusiness Fair

Agribusiness Fair and Conference to boost potential in North Western Ghana

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The Market Oriented Agriculture Programme in North Western Ghana (MOAP NW) will host the second Agribusiness Fair and Conference from 19th to 20th May...
Mr Masahudu Adams, showing his vaccination card

COVID-19 Vaccine is safe, get vaccinated – Nurses

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Some nurses in the Upper West Region who received their COVID-19 jabs described the Covid-19 vaccine as safe and advised the public to get...
Mtn Logo

MTN donates more PPE to Upper West Regional Hospital

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

Female agricultural extension volunteers Trained in Tumu

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Over 60 female agricultural extension volunteers in the Sissala East and the Wa East Districts have benefitted from a three-day zonal based sensitization on...

Women trained in rice processing in Upper West Region

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About 300 women in the Upper West Region have benefited from a skilled enhancement in rice parboiling to enable them add value to their...
Doctor

Upper West Region fails to meet doctor-patient ratio for 2020

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The Upper West Regional Health Sector Performance Review Report for 2020 has revealed that the Region had failed to meet the doctor-patient ratio target...
Social Women Training

MP supports 40 women with soap making skills

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Forty women in the Sissala East Municipality of the Upper West Region have benefitted from Soap and Dettol-making training in the area as means...
teenage pregnancy

Upper West winning war against teenage pregnancy despite COVID-19

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The Upper West Region has made strides in reducing teenage pregnancy despite COVID-19 pandemic, which engulfed the country in March 2020. Available statistics from the...
Office Inauguration

Nobody will build Upper West Region for us – Eledi

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Mr Clement Eledi, the President of the Upper West Regional Bar Association, says the development of the Upper West Region is in the hands...
Afful Basit

Afful Basit wins 2021 National Cross Country race

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Afful Basit from the Central Region and Belinda Segbobu from the Upper West Region stole the show at the 2021 National Cross Country race...
Radio

Radio is gradually losing its standard in UWR – Senior Broadcaster

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Mr Ivan Domasaa, a Senior Broadcaster in the Upper West Region, has bemoaned the falling standard of radio programming in the Region, blaming it...
Social Illegal Migration

GIS firms up measures to curb illegal migration

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The Upper West Regional Command of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) says it has firmed up measures to ensure that illegal migration into and...
bad road network

Bad roads affecting healthcare delivery at Buka

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The bad road network linking Buka and Jambussie communities in the Wa West District of the Upper West Region is adversely affecting access to...
Kuoro Barecheh Nlowie Baninye II

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

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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 Delivery Services

Birth attendant appeals for support to complete maternity unit

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Madam Zinabu Yakubu, a Traditional Birth Attendant (TBA) at Tanina in the Wa West District, has appealed to benevolent individuals and organisations to support...
Naa Yelpoee Mwaamuo II

Sombo community enskins new divisional chief

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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...
Chiefs

Chiefs and Queen mothers of Nadowli-Kaleo congratulate Bagbin

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The Chiefs and Queen mothers of Nadowli-Kaleo District in the Upper West Region have congratulated Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, on his election as...
accident

Accident deaths decreases in Upper West Region

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Total number of persons killed through various road crashes in the Upper West Region have decreased from 58 in 2019 to 54 in 2020...
Pictures of the burnt cashew plantation at Tanchara Koro

Tanchara Koro community arrests 18 ‘galamsey’ operators

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

MTN Ghana donates to Christmas Babies in Wa

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The Upper West Region office of MTN Ghana has donated assorted items including baby oil, baby diapers, soaps and wrappers among others to...
Health Fda Training

FDA organises training for pre-packaged food, sachet water producer

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The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has organised a training programme for pre-packaged food and sachet water producers in the Upper West Region on...
President John Dramani Mahama

Mahama wins all 11 Constituencies in Upper West Region

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Mr John Dramani Mahama, Leader of the NDC in the 2020 General Elections has won the Presidential Elections in all 11 Constituencies in the...
Armed Robbery

Armed robbers kill farmer for not obeying ‘lie down’ instructions

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Mr Aduko Atampuri, a 26 year old farm help was allegedly shot dead by suspected armed robbers on the Bandei-Vamboi road in the Sissala...
Covid-19

COVID-19 and disruptions in rural development processes

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A Town Hall meeting had been planned as part of the review process of the district medium-term development plan (DMTDP), to discuss agricultural development...
former President Jerry John Rawlings

Wa Naa Pelpuo, others express shock over Rawlings’ death

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Wa Naa Fuseini Seidu Pelpuo IV, the Overlord of the Waala Kingdom is among many others in the Upper West Region who expressed their...
Disinfection

Zoomlion disinfects 823 basic in Upper West Region

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Zoomlion Ghana Limited has embarked on a disinfection exercise of 823 basic and Senior High Schools (SHSs) in the Upper West Region ahead of...
Cds Visit

Minister appeals for a Military Barracks in Upper West Region

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Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister, has appealed to the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) to consider the establishment of a...