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Sissala Chiefs demand fair share of 670km EU funded roads in Upper West

Chiefs and farmers in the Sissala area of the Upper West Region are demanding a fair share of the 35 million Euros (670.10km) European...
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...

Thaddeus Sory supports Widows in Upper West

Mr Thaddeus Sory, a legal practitioner has donated assorted items to the St. Immaculate Widows Association at Daffiama in the Daffiama-Bussie-Issa District to enable...
Dr Damien Punguyire

Over 9,000 health staff in Upper West to receive COVID-19 jab

Dr Damien Punguyire, the Upper West Regional Director of Health Services, has announced that about 9,500 health workers in the Region will be vaccinated...
Health Review Meeting

Upper West health sector performed better despite COVID-19 – Director

The health sector in the Upper West Region performed better in 2020 despite the dire impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Dr. Damien Punguyire,...
Coat of arms of Ghana

Seven file to contest Council of State Election in Upper West

A total of seven candidates have filed their nominations to contest the election of the Member of Council of State position to represent the...
Politics Rawlings Reaction

Upper West eulogises former President J. J. Rawlings

Some Residents in the Upper West Region have eulogised former President Jerry John Rawlings, as his mortal remains goes to rest today. ...
National Democratic Congress (NDC)

Upper West NDC congratulates Bagbin

The Upper West Regional Secretariat of the National Democratic Congress has congratulated Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin on his election as Speaker of the...
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...

FDA moves to uproot drug peddling in Upper West

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has undertaken a market swoop in some parts of the Upper West Region to uproot activities of drug...
Rabies Vaccination

Resource constraints affecting rabies vaccination in Upper West

Dr Sulemana Sako, the Upper West Regional Veterinary Officer has attributed low figures recorded in the area of vaccination of dogs and other pets...
Mtn Presentation

MTN presents face masks to two Hospitals in Upper West

MTN Ghana Foundation has presented a total of 5,700 pieces of face masks to the management of the Upper West Regional Hospital in Wa...
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...