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Wa market traders sensitized on food safety and hygiene

Traders in the Wa market have been sensitized on food safety and hygiene to ensure they guard against food poisoning and other food-borne...
COVID 19 vaccine

Some hospital security personnel in Wa raise eyebrows over COVID-19 vaccine

Some hospital security personnel in Wa raise eyebrows over COVID-19 vaccine A number of public and private hospital security personnel in Wa are raising eyebrows...

Information Minister urges media to promote local investment opportunities

Mr Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, the Minister of Information, has urged the media to dedicate attention to promote local communities and the investment opportunities there to...
International Labour Organization

Informal sector workers, others petition government to ratify ILO C190

Informal sector workers among others have petitioned the government to ratify the International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention 190 to outlaw...
Wa market women

Wa market women cry foul over COVID-19 funds

Members of the Wa Market Women Association are crying foul over their inability to access some of the COVID-19 funds created by government to...
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...
Digital Employment

Digital media can reduce unemployment rate

Mr Issahaque M. Serekpera Naa, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Yison Tech Hub, an Information Technology (IT) organisation, says digital media have the...
Mr Sumaila Doho, the Dean of the PMs and colleagues in a pose with Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, UWR Minister

Upper West PMs congratulate minister

Presiding Members (PMs) of 10 out of the 11 Municipal and District Assemblies in the Upper West Region have congratulated Dr Hafiz Bin Salih...

Farmers advised to check information on seeds before buying

Farmers have been advised to check to ensure the right information is on the packaging material of all seed varieties before making a decision...
Agribusiness Fair

Agribusiness Fair and Conference to boost potential in North Western Ghana

The Market Oriented Agriculture Programme in North Western Ghana (MOAP NW) will host the second Agribusiness Fair and Conference from 19th to 20th May...
Bawumia Nana

Either Bawumia for 2024 or mass defections – Alhaj Bamba

Alhaj Mohammed Shukurulah Bamba, a stalwart of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Northern Region, has appealed to party members to unanimously endorse...
Business Growth

Businesses express worry over increasing electricity tariffs

Some business operators in Wa, whose operations relied heavily on the use of electricity, have expressed worry over the high electricity tariffs, which is...

Public advised to opt for ADR in dispute resolution

Mr Brains Antwi Dwumah, Upper West Regional Coordinator of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), has advised the public to settlle disputes with them as...
Special Funding

Dombo University appeals for special funding to bridge infrastructure gap

Management of the Simon Diedong Dombo University of Business and Integrated Development Studies (SDD-UBIDS) has appealed for a special funding instrument to help bridge...
Premises of the clinic

Clients express concern over encroachment on health facility

Some clients of the Wa Central Market Clinic in the Wa Municipality have expressed concern about the encroachment of the premises of the clinic,...
Veil Deaths

Death ‘hanged’ on the neck

A GNA Feature by Prosper K. Kuorsoh Despite its important religious significance for Muslim women especially the married ones, the veil (Mayafi) is also increasingly...
Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin

Be patience with Parliament – Bagbin

Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, the Speaker of Parliament has appealed to the people of Upper West Region to exercise patience and have trust...
Mr Masahudu Adams, showing his vaccination card

COVID-19 Vaccine is safe, get vaccinated – Nurses

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

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

JICA trains community health officers on COVID-19

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has through the “CHPS for Life Project” initiated a two-day training programme on COVID-19 for a total of...
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...

Poor road network affecting livelihoods at Domowa

The people of Domowa, a farming community in the Wa West district have expressed worry about the poor road network linking other communities. The...
Clean-up Exercise

Methodist Education Unit marks week with clean-up exercise

The Upper West Regional Methodist Education Unit (MEU) on Saturday organised a clean-up exercise at the Wa Naa's Palace as part of activities to...

ActionAid Ghana pushes for government to ratify ILO C190

ActionAid Ghana is advocating for government to ratify the International Labour Organisation’s Convention 190 (ILO C190) to ensure safer work environment for all especially...
Children Nutrition

Child malnutrition has dire consequences on the nation-Minister

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Region Minister, has stated that failure to provide the nutritional needs of children has dire consequences for...
Wa Co-operative Credit Union AGM

COVID-19, financial sector clean-up affect WACCU performance

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country has adversely affected the financial performance of the Wa Co-operative Credit Union (WACCU) for the...

Star Ghana initiates measures to improve maternal and child healthcare services

Star Ghana Foundation (SGF), in partnership with Community Development Alliance (CDA), have initiated a process to address the impact of COVID-19 on access to...
Upper West Regional House of Chiefs

House of Chiefs calls for collaboration with MMDCEs for development

Naa Dikomwine Domalae, President of the Upper West Regional House of Chiefs (UWRHC), has urged Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) to maintain...
Dr Hafiz Bin Salih

Remove your political hats and work as citizens-Minister

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister has asked all departmental heads in the region to remove their political hats and work...
Dr Hafiz Bin Salih

Minister calls for support to achieve government vision

Dr. Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister, on Wednesday, called on some eminent personalities in the region to seek their blessings and...