Ban on Rosewood Harvest: Tumu Police threaten to ‘shoot’ Youth for Impounding Vehicle Loaded with Rosewood

Some youth of Tumu town accosted an articulator truck fully loaded with Rose wood leaving the township within the Kassana Road in Tumu, Sissala East District of Upper West. The action of the youth emanated from the recent re-ban of harvesting, transportation and exportation of rosewood following public outcry. Minutes after stopping the truck and…

Jirapa MCE Reportedly blows Gh¢300,000 on Renovation of her Residence

The Municipal Chief Executive of Jirapa in the Upper-West region Madam Christine Bombanye-Amadu has come under serious attacks by some assembly members of her municipality and New Patriotic Party members for allegedly blowing over Ghc300,000.00 cash on non-existent projects. The projects include a “supposed” construction of a three-classroom unit block at Mwankuri-Chachaa, a suburb of…

Upper West NADMO Boss Transferred to Headquarters

The Regional NADMO Coordinator of Upper West Region, Mr. Seidu Suleman Has Allegedly been Transferred to the NADMO headquarters in Accra as a Way to Discipline the Regional Boss after a recent issue of Distributing Expired Obaapa cooking  oil to flood victims in Wa-Mangu. It can be recollected that a Team involving the Vice President,…

Upper West Region tops in CHPS implementation – GHS

A recent exercise undertaken by Ghana Health Service on Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) verification and implementation has placed the Upper West Region first as the best performing region in CHPS implementation. The Regional Directorate of Health Services (RDHS) achieved this feat by constructing new CHPS leading to a 63 percent increase in demarcated…