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Bio-digester toilet users count benefit of facility

Some owners and users of bio-digester toilet facilities in the Wa Municipality of the Upper West Region, counting the benefits of the facility, indicated...

Smuggled PFJ fertilizers intercepted

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) and the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority have intercepted 84 bags (25Kg) of smuggled NPK fertilizer meant...
Social Workshop

FFPOs supported to become climate change agents

Forest and Farm Producer Organisations (FFPOs) have received support to act as primary agents of climate change to improve on the livelihoods of local...
Dr Hafiz Bin Salih

I am touched by activities of Rotary Club – Minister

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister has touted the humanitarian interventions of the Rotary Club geared towards improving the livelihoods of...
Health Covid Protocol

Rotary Club supports fight against COVID-19 in Wa

The Rotary Club of Wa has distributed nose masks to market women, drivers and some members of the public to ensure they regularly protect...
E Learning

COVID-19 induced e-learning: the stressful experiences of working mothers

One of the ravaging effects of the global pandemic christened COVID-19 is the shutdown of schools affecting over 60 per cent of total enrolled...
Disaster Committee

Minister inaugurates Disaster Management Committee in Wa

A 12-member Upper West Regional Disaster Management Committee has been inaugurated in accordance with law to prevent disasters and mitigate their effects on lives,...

Plan Ghana, ISD intensify education on COVID-19

Plan International Ghana, a child-centered Non-governmental Organisation, in collaboration with the Upper West Regional Information Service Department (ISD), has intensified public education on the...
Benard Mornah

Mornah advises WASSCE candidates to eschew examination malpractices

Candidates of the 2020 West Africa Secondary Schools Certificate Examination (WASSCE) have been advised to eschew the tendency of engaging in any form of...
Health Government Assurances

Citizens unhappy with below capacity operations of Regional Hospital

Some Citizens in the Upper West Region have expressed dissatisfaction at the inability of the new US$52 million 160-bed capacity Regional Hospital facility in...
Political Vigilantism

Political Parties urged to respect Vigilantism and Related Offences Act

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister has appealed to political parties to respect the Vigilantism and Related Offences Act 2019 (Act...
Dr Hafiz Bin Salih Upper West Regional Minister

Minister directs MDCEs to properly constitute Assembly sub-structures

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister has charged Municipal and District Chief Executives (MDCEs) in the region to ensure that various...
Education Ppe Donation

WA Secondary School Old students donate PPE to alma mater

The Wa Secondary School Old Students’ Association (WASSOSA) has donated assorted Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) worth GHC6,000.00 to their alma mater to help final...
Dr Hafiz Bin Salih

Fertilizer smuggling is gaining national attention – UWR Minister

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister, has bemoaned the rampant illicit smuggling of subsidized fertilizers meant for the Planting for Food...
Dr Hafiz Bin Salih

Regional Minister grateful to COVID-19 donors

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister, has expressed appreciation to all those who supported the region’s effort in the fight against...
Illegal Miners

Stop endorsing activities of illegal miners and loggers, chiefs told

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister, has appealed to chiefs to stop endorsing activities of illegal miners and loggers in...

GIZ hands over GHȻ400,000 worth of PPE to Departments of Agriculture

The German Development Cooperation (GIZ) has handed over in excess of GHȻ400,000.00 worth of COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to 14 District Departments of...
Politics Assembly Meeting

Presiding Member calls for unity among members

Mr Stephen Saator Gbul, the Presiding Member for the Wa West District Assembly, has called for unity and oneness among Assembly Members to...
Child Abuse

Stakeholders deliberate on community girl child protection by-laws

Stakeholders including the “Champions of Change” in the Wa Municipality have deliberated on the need to harmonize and gazette community child protection by-laws to...
Voter Registration

Voters’ registration going on smoothly in 120 centres in Upper West

The ongoing voter registration exercise, by the Electoral Commission (EC) across all 120 registration centres in the Upper West Region has so far been...

New voter registration commences in Wa Municipality

The Electoral Commission (EC) has commenced the compilation of the new voters register at some polling stations in the Upper West Region ahead of...
Sanitation Services

Dissemination workshop on sanitation guidelines held in Wa

The Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources (MSWR), on Monday held a dissemination workshop on the guidelines for targeting the poor and vulnerable for...

Government urged to create land banks to support vulnerable groups

Mr Emmanuel Wullingdool, the Executive Director of the Centre for Women in Agriculture and Nutrition (C-WAN), has appealed to the government to create agricultural...

COVID-19: All 35 confirmed cases in UWR discharged – Health Director

Dr Damien Punguyire, the Acting Upper West Regional Director of Health Services has announced that all 35 cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases...

Smokers increase their risk of COVID-19 complications – NACOC

Mr Issahaque Bakuri, the Upper West Regional head of the Narcotics Control Commission (NACOC), has indicated that people who smoke substances such as...
Dr Hafiz Bin Salih Upper West Regional Minister

NDA urged to fast-track the completion of its projects

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister, has appealed to the Northern Development Authority (NDA) to fast-track the completion of its projects...
Politics Npp Primaries Uwr

NPP Primaries: Voting underway in four constituencies in UWR

Voting has commenced smoothly across all four Constituencies participating in the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Parliamentary Primaries in the Upper West Region A total of...

NPP ready for primaries in four constituencies in Upper West

The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Upper West Region says it is ready for a successful Parliamentary Primaries across the four out...
Covid Negative

Wa Prison inmates test negative for COVID-19

All the 117 inmates of the Wa Central Prisons have tested negative for COVID-19, the Assistant Director of Prisons, Mr Francis Selorm Hagbe, Upper...
Health Vodafone Presentation

Vodafone presents COVID-19 items to Upper West Regional Hospital

Vodafone Ghana Foundation has presented assorted Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to support management of the Upper West Regional Hospital in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. The...