Female Farmers at Piisi Appeal for Tractor Services and Support

Women at Piisi in the Wa Municipality of the Upper West Region, who are into active farming of food crops and vegetables, are appealing to government, individual tractor owners and Non-Governmental Organizations for adequate and timely availability of tractors in the community, especially during farming season. In an interview with Info Radio, the female farmers…

Businesses in Wa worried about electricity tariff increment

Some business operators in Wa have expressed worry about the proposed increment in Electricity tariffs, as that will adversely affect their business. They said the COVID-19 had a great toll on their business, and said the increment in electricity will worsen the situation. The business operators whose work depend on electricity told Info Radio in…

Government to Reshape Wa-Sawla Road

Government has agreed to secure a US$250 million loan facility to reshape the Bole-Sawla-Wa road, Mr Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, the Majority Leader in Parliament, has said. He said US$150 million had been secured as the first part and that the Roads and Highways Minister, Mr Kwesi Amoako Atta, would perform the commissioning for work to start…

2021 Budget: Wa-Bulenga Road 55% Complete

Caretaker Finance Minister and Minister for Parliamentary Affiars,  Kyei Mensah Bonus has read the budget for 2021 in parliament in the Absence of a Finance minister. According to the Address,  the Majority leader outlined some projects the will be continued by the government,  stating that the Wa through Bulenga to Walewale Road which is 55kilometers…

Women trained in rice processing in UWR

About 300 women in the Upper West Region have benefited from a skilled enhancement in rice parboiling to enable them add value to their processed rice in order to improve on the market value of their produce. The beneficiaries were rice parboilers from nine selected communities in three districts and municipalities in the region-Wa Municipal,…