NPP Decides: 5 Upper West Constituencies to Battle it Out

The New Patriotic Party will be voting to elect their parliamentary candidates in Upper West. The Elections slated for 20th June 2020 amidst the Covid-19 will have five constituencies partaking, these constituencies include: Sissala East Sissala West Wa East Lawra Nandom The Nandom Constituency will have only the current member of Parliament for the area,…

Wa: Newly Trained Teacher Commits SUICIDE Over Unpaid Salary

Information reaching the BBC Ghana newsdesk this morning indicates that a newly trained teacher has committed suicide murder in the Upper West Region of the country. The late Irene Owusu Badzi was a student of Tumu College of Education in the Upper West Region of Ghana but hailed from the Volta region of the country. The report further indicated…

Upper West Director of Health Transferred

The Upper West Regional Director of Ghana Health Service, Mr. Osei Kuffuor Afreh has Been transferred out of the Region. According to a Letter Dated 20th April 2020 and Signed by Dr. Patrick Kumah-Aboagye, Director General, Mr. Afreh will be heading to the Headquarters to aid in other Assignments regarding Coronavirus. The Reassignment will take…

Serotype X causing high CSM deaths in Upper West

Serotype X; a rare subtype of Nesseria meningitides is said to be responsible for about 70 per cent of the Cerebral Spinal Meningitis (CSM) related deaths in the Upper West Region. Regional health authorities are worried as the disease has already claimed 37 lives in 13 weeks from 62 confirmed cases out of 247 suspected…