Wa Polytechnic Introduces B-Tech, Laboratory Science Technology for 2020/2021

Wa Polytechnic with effect from 2020/2021 academic year will introduce a new higher national diploma program in Science Laboratory Technology. This program according to management of the institution will prepare entrants toward the breakthrough they expect in the job market by imbibing them with the requisite skills to serve in Industries, Educational Institutions, Regulatory agencies,…

Fire claims 15 lives in Upper West in 2019

The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) recorded 15 fatalities resulting from various fire outbreaks in the Upper West Region in 2019, showing an increase in one case in 2018. The total number of casualties, however, decreased from 40 cases in 2018 to 33 cases in 2019. Meanwhile the total number of recorded fire incidence in…

UW Regional Hospital Begins operations Today

The 160-bed capacity Upper West Regional Hospital is finally opened to the public today, Thursday, 9 January 2020, after several months of delay. The US$ 52-million facility, although opened by President Akufo-Addo at an elaborate ceremony in August 2019, has since not been operationalised. Health Minister Kweku Agyeman-Manu, in an interview attributed the delay to…