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Reach Str

Social transformation, key in building climate resilience – REACH-STR

Dr Charity Osei-Amponsah, a Researcher, has stated that understanding social transformation within the context of a changing climate will help local development authorities to...

GES assures of schools’ safety ahead of January reopening

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has assured parents and guardians that it will ensure the safety of all school environments ahead of reopening in...
Eu Reach Project

EU-REACH project equips M/DPCUs with skills in generating geo-data

The European Union Resilience Against Climate Change (EU-REACH) project has commenced a three-day workshop to equip the Municipal/District Planning and Coordination Units (M/DPCUs) with...
Prof Opoku Agyeman

Prof. Opoku-Agyeman rallies women to vote massively for NDC

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress, (NDC), Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang has said her selection to partner John Dramani Mahama meant...
Book Of Condolence

Upper West RCC opens book of condolence in honour of late Rawlings

The Upper West Regional Coordinating Council (RCC), Thursday opened a book of condolence in honour of the late former President Flt. Lt. Jerry John...
former President Jerry John Rawlings

Wa Naa Pelpuo, others express shock over Rawlings’ death

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

Akufo-Addo will show Hajia Humu love if elected as MP – Sammi Awuku

Mr Sammi Awuku, the National Organiser of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has assured the people of Wa Central Constituency that President Akufo-Addo will...
Dr Hafiz Bin Salih

Minister expresses worry about rise in gambling among youth

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister, has expressed worry about the rise in gambling and sports betting among the youth in...
Civil Society Organisations

CSOs on Health reiterates need to observe COVID-19 protocols

The Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) Coalition on Health has reiterated the need for politicians to observe strict Coronavirus (COVID-19) protocols in their campaign activities...

Reign Art Ghana calls for support for the art industry

Mr Mathew Delay Yiribertuore, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Reign Art Ghana, has called for maximum support for the creative arts industry as...

NGO calls for renewed attention to the plight of rural women

The Centre for Women in Agriculture and Nutrition (C-WAN), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has called for the establishment of land banks to promote rural...
Broken Home

Surviving broken homes: The touching story of a determined teenager

Zakia Abdullah is a 16-year-old second year Junior High School (JHS) girl determined to surmount the dire consequences of a broken home. The joy of...
Men Advocates

Gender Ministry targets two million men/boys as ‘He-For-She’ advocates

Madam Cynthia Mamle Morrison, Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection has disclosed that the Ministry is targeting two million men and boys as...
Science Climate Change

Northern Savannah Zone witnessing serious climate change effects

The Northern Savannah Zone of Ghana is witnessing serious effects of climate change such as increase in average temperature, changes in cloud cover and...
Science Survey Results

EU-REACH Project: Baseline survey findings to determine areas of focus

The findings of a baseline survey presented the opportunity to determine the areas of focus for the European Union (EU) Resilience Against Climate Change...
Nana Addo

Speak out and help government fight the ills in society – Chiefs urged

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged chiefs to speak out and help the Government fight the ills in society, which include corruption, social...
Nana Addo

Vote for me based on my track record – President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appealed to voters in the Upper West Region to vote massively for him in the December polls based...
Hajia Humu Awudu,

NPP’s Hajia Humu files nomination to contest Wa Central seat

Hajia Humu Awudu, the parliamentary candidate for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has filed her nomination with the Electoral Commission (EC) to contest the...
Health Mental

Centre advocates the SRHR of Persons with Mental Disorder

The Centre for People’s Empowerment and Rights Initiatives (CPRI) has stressed the need for stakeholders to safeguard the Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR)...
Chiefs Leadership

Chiefs urged to lead COVID-19 community engagement strategy

The government has asked Chiefs to lead the Community Engagement and Risk Education strategy to deepen awareness on COVID-19 and sustain the observance of...
Temasco Students

Second year JHS students in Wa attend school without nose masks

Second year Junior High School (JHS) students in Wa resumed school on Monday, October 5, 2020, but without nose masks distributed to them as...
work permit

Government to open passport centres in Cape Coast, Wa

Mr Mohammed Habibu Tijani, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, says passport application centres will soon be opened in Cape Coast...

NGO commends the government’s effort on reducing food loss

The Centre for Women in Agriculture and Nutrition in Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) based in Wa has commended the Government for its efforts...
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...
Voters Register

Low turnout for voters register exhibition is normal – EC

Mr Osman Ali, the Upper West Regional Director of the Electoral Commission (EC), says the low turnout in the ongoing exhibition of the...
Cds Visit

Minister appeals for a Military Barracks in Upper West Region

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

The President wishes to see you pass – Minister tells candidates

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister, says it is the wish of President Akuffo-Addo to see candidates of the ongoing Basic...
Economic Rice Women

Women groups in UWR trained on rice parboiling techniques

The Market Oriented Agriculture Programme (MOAP) in North West Ghana, has provided rice parboiling training techniques for 35 women in the Upper West Region...
Association Equipment

Upper West Region Rice Parboilers Association appeals for equipment

The Upper West Region Rice Parboilers Association has appealed to government, civil society organisations and​ international donor communities to come to its aid with...
Journalist Publication

Journalists are free to publish but forbidden to lie – NMC Chairman

Mr Yaw Boadu-Ayeboafoh, the Chairman of the National Media Commission (NMC) says journalists are free to publish whatever they want to but are...