Zoomlion’s Vector Control unit trains staff in upper west region on mosquito control

The Vector Control unit of Zoomlion Ghana limited has undertaken a training programme for its staff in the various districts in the upper west region to enhance their technical knowledge in effective larval source management. Larval source management entails all activities undertaken at mosquito breeding sites to reduce mosquito population and control other vector-borne diseases.…

Jirapa municipality hit by shortage of doctors

An acute shortage of doctors has hit the Jirapa municipality of the Upper West Region. The Municipality, with a population of over 120,000 is currently depending on only two doctors because the other four are on study leave. The Jirapa Municipal Director of Health, Florence Ansongwmine speaking at a media encounter said the situation is…

Price of Charcoal Up by 100% in Sections of Upper West

The cost of charcoal has shot up by 100% in Wa and other districts in Upper West. According to costumers the price is sudden and unfortunate as it has affected their budget for the month. They added that gas was also very expensive and expected charcoal to cushion them through the month but their expectations…

Workers of Upper West Hospital Not Paid July Salaries – Report

A number Staff of the regional Hospital in Wa-Kabanye not been paid their July Salaries. Speaking to Upperwestmedia Team, a worker confirmed the development stating that as at 31st July 2019, they haven’t received any alert on their phones and payslips suggesting they have been paid. The Workers claim its probably due to the current…

50 Boreholes Set for Lawra Municipality – Anthony Karbo

Deputy Roads Minister who doubles as Member of Parliament for Lawra Constituency, Anthony Abayifaa Karbo has informed the public of his ongoing borehole projects in the Municipality. The Boreholes numbering 50 will make water available and accessible to the people. Yesterday, I toured the sites for the drilling of some fifty (50) boreholes in the…

Nadowli-Kaleo: Cashew Planting to be Supported

The Nadowli-Kaleo Assembly has issued a helping hand to farmers willing to add cashew farming to their farming activities in the District. The program which begun in 2018 has been able to cover a number of farmers in the district and per the District Chief Executive’s statement, it will create job opportunities and reduce rural…

Upper West NHIA improves on key performance targets

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) in the Upper West has registered an impressive improvement in its key performance targets for this year with active members growing from 82 to 89 per cent as at June 2019. The feat was attributed to hard work, determination and commitment exhibited by management and staff, which also saw…

Cost Of Cement Goes Down in Some Shops within Wa

The price of Cement in Wa and its surrounding environments have caused scare in people in the last few weeks. Price of Ghacem Cement shot up to Ghc42 whilst Cimaf shot up to Ghc41.50 this halted some construction works due to the cost if purchases. Some few shops have been cross checked today in sections…