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motor traffic accidents

Upper West records marginal increase in accident deaths

The total number of persons killed in various car accidents in the Upper West Region have increased marginally from 57 deaths in 2018 to...

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),...

Negative reportage deters doctors from accepting postings to Upper West

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister, has said negative representation of the Upper West Region in the media deters medical...

Upper West to achieve ODF by 2021

The Upper West Regional Inter-Agency Coordinating Committee on sanitation (RICCS) has expressed its readiness to work harder to ensure that the region achieved Open...
child marriage

NGO intensify campaign against child marriages in Upper West

The Centre for the Promotion of Democratic Governance (CENPRODEG), an NGO operating in the Upper West Region has appealed to stakeholders to intensify the...
ghana cedi

Upper West Women Farmers to receive credit facilities

An advocacy organisation, House of Liberation for Empowerment (HOLIFE) has given the assurance that women farmers in Upper West will receive credit facilities for...
Launch Code

GSA submits to Upper West MMDAs Copies of Building Codes

The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has distributed copies of maiden Ghana Building Code to Municipal and District Assemblies (MDAs) in Upper West Region to...

Upper West RICCS debate on plans to stop open defecation

The Upper West Regional Inter-coordinating Committee on Sanitation (RICCS) of Environmental Health Science in a bid to end open defecation has held a stakeholder...
Health Data Quality

Sissala West Health Directorate still leads in Upper West

The Sissala West District Health Directorate has consistently topped the 11 districts in the Upper West Region in the area of data quality production...
Nhis Review

UPPER WEST: NHIA Registers 70,000 Locals

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) registered 70,358 indigents in 2018 onto the insurance scheme and at the same time made marginal gains in...
Seed Production

Seed Producers in Upper West Targets Quality Production

Mr. Dangana Mahama, Babile Agricultural Station Manager, has advised seed producers to produce quality, high yielding and certified seeds for framers to boost crop...
Dr Hafiz Bin Salih

The Whole of Upper West Knows Me as Principled – Bin Salih

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Minister Designate of the Upper West Region, has said the people of Wa and the Upper West Region in...
Tripartite Meting

Upper West RCC and Francophone Neighbours Strengthen Border Collaboration

The Upper West Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) together with regions of South West of Burkina Faso and Bounkani of La Cote d’Ivoire have met...
Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA)

Upper West CWSA Discuss Rural Water Reforms with Stakeholders

The Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) in Upper West has met with stakeholders to deliberate on rural water and sanitation sub-sector reform arrangement...
The UW Regional Minister, Alhaji Sulemana Alhassan presented one of the beds with mattress to the Commander of the Military Detachment, Lieutenant Ralph B

Upper West Region: Military Detachment Receive Lodging Materials

The Upper West Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) has donated mattresses, beds and dining furniture worth GH¢29,000.00 to the military detachment in the Region to...
Planting trees

Upper West: 117,300 farmers enrol onto PFJs in 2018

About 117,300 farmers in Upper West Region registered under the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) programme for the 2018 second crop season, according...
Isaac Asiamah

Sports Minister Advise Youths in UW to Utilise Their Ports Centre

Mr Isaac Asiamah, minister for Youth and Sports, has called on the youth of Wa and it’s environs, to make good use of the...
Alban Bagbin

NDC Delegates From Upper West Promises to Reward Bagbin

Delegates of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Upper West Region, have pledged to reward Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin with a...
Samples of micro and macro bio gas digester toilet facilities constructed by TESS Ghana.

TESS to commence household toilets construction in UW

Toilet Engineers and Sanitation Service Limited (TESS) as part of its efforts to improve sanitation for residents in the Upper West Region, has started...
The Upper West Regional National Fire Service Commander, ACFO Nathaniel Gaddiel Ebonyi-Amoah, and his team inspecting the Baayiri/Kataa Volunteer squads.

Upper West: Bushfires poses a great danger to food security

The Upper West Regional Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Mrs Zenabu Wasai-King, says bushfires have reduced soil fertility, destroyed farm produce and...

8.2% Ghanaians Are Extremely Poor — According To GSS Report

Report on ‘Trends of Poverty and Inequality’ in Ghana has revealed that as per 2017 population projections, 6.8 million persons were captured as poor...

UNDP To Launch Human Development Report On Northern Ghana

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is to launch a Human Development Report on Northern Ghana entitled “Bridging the Poverty Gap and Fostering Socio-Economic...
Digital Graduation

Upper West: Youth In Digital Marketing Programme Graduate

Two hundred and fifty (250) youth from various districts in the Upper West Region have graduated in a Digital Marketing and Entrepreneurship Programme organised...
Asiamah youth resource centre

Wa youth resource centre under construction

Mr Isaac Kwame Asiamah, the Minister for Youth and Sports, on Saturday cut sod to kick start the construction of multipurpose Youth Resource Centre...

Upper West: Agricultural Census Management Team Installed

The Upper West Regional Management Team of the Ghana Census of Agriculture has been re-inaugurated to kick start the collection, processing and dissemination of...

13 galamsey operators nabbed in upper west

The Upper West (UW) Regional Police Command has arrested 13 suspected galamsey operators (illegal miners) around Jirapa Municipal area of the Region in a...

Upper West: 43 people contest for positions in NPP elections

Forty-three (43) candidates have filed their nomination to contest the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) regional elections in the Upper West. Six people are in...

Coalition Against Galamsey Organises Mass Meetings in Upper West

Members of the Media Coalition Against Galamsey have intensified their crusade against illegal mining in the Upper West Region by holding series of Town...

Upper West: 8000 candidates sit for WASSCE

The West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE) is ongoing smoothly in various centres in the Upper West region without any setback due to...

SEND Ghana reports of higher inequality gap in UW

The Upper West Region is the region with the highest level of inequality, the largest increase since the 1990s, Mr George Osei Bimpeh, Executive...