Upper West: 1,022 bags of maize harvested by NYA

The Upper West Regional Secretariat of National Youth Authority harvested 1,022 bags of maize last year under the Youth in Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJs) programme introduced to ensure food security and boost job creation. The National Youth Authority (NYA) supported 120 youth in the region in a pilot project under the PFJs in…

Upper West Minister pledges heavy Infrastructural Investment

Dr Hafiz Bin-Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister, has promised heavy infrastructural investment that will see massive construction and rehabilitation of roads and completion of projects initiated by the previous administration to improve livelihoods. He said his leadership would ensure the completion and operationalization of the Upper West Regional Hospital, which was stalled over the…

Upper West seed producers aim to Bolster Quality Production

Mr. Dangana Mahama, Babile Agricultural Station Manager, has advised seed producers to produce quality, high yielding and certified seeds for framers to boost crop yield and ensure food security. They should maintain the quality of seeds through proper agronomic practices and storage at the appropriate temperature. He reminded them that “seed quality depends upon the…

Lawra Mp holds Meeting with Staff of GES

The member of parliament for Lawra municipality, Hon. Anthony N-yoh Abayifaa Karbo held a meeting with the acting Lawra Municipal Director of the Ghana Education Service and his staff. Among issues discussed were the BECE statistics in the Municipality for the past five years, the condition of service of Circuit supervisors, teachers, their problems and…

Lotto Fraudsters using NLA’s name to defraud clients in Wa

Patrons of lotto products in the Upper West Region have expressed concern on alleged growing fraudulent deals perpetuated by faceless individuals using the name of National Lottery Authority (NLA) to swindle unsuspecting people. The persons are reportedly parading themselves as officials from NLA who often advertise on traditional and social media platforms, particularly on Facebook…

Bill on UBIDS Considered by Parliament; To be Passed into Law

The parliamentary Select Committee on Education outlined bills to be considered after 8th of March 2019 when all suggestions were sorted out, University for Business and Integrated Development Studies(UBIDS) was part of the Bills to be considered. Other Bills Were also outlined including 1. Ghana Book Development Agency Bill, 2018 2. Library Services Bill 3.University…

Let’s use festivals to woo investors – Sissala West MP

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Sissala West Constituency, Mr Patrick Alhassan Adamah, has appealed to traditional authorities to effectively utilise opportunities that abound in festival celebration to woo investors for faster economic growth. Speaking during the 10th anniversary of Gandawii Naabahilme Festival over the weekend, the Legislator said festivals held the enormous potential of…