Letter to Hon. Dr. Rashid Pelpuo: Where Are the Trained Doctors?

The Wa Central constituency for the past few weeks has been engaged in a popular debate on the brouhaha of 15 allegedly trained medical doctors by the Wa Central MP Hon. Alhaji Rashid Hassan Pelpuo (Ph.D.). Where communicators of the National Democratic Congress as expected are praise-singing his name, his political opponent chastised him for…

Saving academic norms in Wa Technical University

Saving academic norms in Wa Technical University Collegiality and seniority are long-held norms in higher education. Consequently, Baporikar (2015) observes that, if the goal is to make collegiality a reality in an academic institution, then nurturing collegiality and seniority is perfect for academic administrators and faculty alike, because everyone benefits when civility reigns, and everyone…

CSM, COVID-19: Investigate Dr. Osei Kuffuor Afreh – Youth Group

A youth group by Name Coalition of Concerned Citizens in Upper West have called for Authorities to investigate the Upper West Regional Director of Health for several stated reasons. According to the Coalition, the Director has performed below expectations prompting for the call. They stated the Issues the Director should have addressed in his capacity…

MY CHOSEN WORDS To Dr. Hafis Bin-Salih; On COVID-19!

Dear Regional Minister, I bring you greetings from the good people of our region. As my caption suggests(chosen words), I will try to be very brief and precise knowing that you have so much on your table. Thank you! Dr, my concerns are on our preparedness, clarity and transparency in protecting natives and fighting COVID-19.…

CSM Kills 40 in Upper West Region: Does the Life of the Vulnerable Matter?

he radio stations are discussion donations from political activists; the politicians are sharing hand sanitizers, liquid soaps and branded veronica buckets; CSOs and cooperate world are donating to government. Market women are practising hand washing, all government agencies, business and most homes have installed handwashing facilities. I cannot visit my uncle because the children cannot…

Open Letter to MCE for Sissala East: Hon. Karim Nanyua

Dear Sir, REQUEST FOR ANSWERS TO SOME BASIC QUESTIONS RINGING BELLS IN THE MINDS OF MANY A PEOPLE IN SISSALA EAST. I bring you greetings from the NDC communication secretariat in Tumu the Municipal Capital. I am simply seeking answers to a number basic questions drawn from five thematic areas namely; 1. Roads 2. Power…

The Story of Hamile – Thomas Bitie-Kitting Writes

The Hamile border town in the Lambussie District of the Upper West Region is built on land owned by the Sissalas of Hapaa in the Lambussie District. The controversy surrounding this land and town was settled by Sir Charles Noble Arden Clerk the last Colonial Governor of the Gold Coast in early 1952. Hamile is…