Wa Sports Complex scheduled for completion by September

Mr Abdul Razack, the Site Engineer for Wa Multipurpose Sports Complex, has assured the youth of Upper West that construction works for the 5000 capacity facility would be completed and handed over by September 2019. The Project was scheduled to complete in nine months but the contractor failed to meet the timeline due to changes…

Upper West GES gets new Regional Director

The upper West division of Ghana Education Service has been assigned a new Regional Director for Education. The Director by Name Duncan Nsoh is from upper East and will Replace Mr. Evans Kpebah who retires in May. Mr. Nsoh is Expected to Take over on 3rd June 2019 which is on Monday after Mr. Kpebah…

Rosewood haulage from Tumu worrying – MCE

The current media attention on rosewood being intercepted on the highways purported to be coming from the Sissala areas is causing discomfort among officials including the Sissala East Municipal Chie Executive (MCE). “Anytime anybody is arrested, the person would say he is coming from Tumu, this does not augur well for all of us,”the Sissala…

Agricultural extension officers in Sissala East receive motorbikes

The Sissala East Municipal Assembly has presented 13 Galaxy Motorbikes to the Municipal office of the Department of Agriculture for distribution to agricultural extension agents to improve service delivery to smallholder farmers. The motorbikes are expected to facilitate transportation of the extension service workers to reach out to farmers’ and educate them on best agricultural…

Rice training program held in the Upper West

Global consumption of rice has seen a slight increase over the last several years. In the 2018/2019 crop year, about 490.27 million metric tons of rice was consumed worldwide, up from 437.18 million metric tons in the 2008/2009 crop year. In Ghana’s jurisdiction, 66% of rice consumed is imported and $400 million to $500 dollars…

Upper West Peace Council requests for inclusion in REGSEC

The National Peace Council (NPC) in Upper West Region has requested to be included in the Regional Security Council (REGSEC) for better collaboration to improve security coordination and resolution of emerging conflicts. They said the current arrangement, where it was required to give occasional report to REGSEC was not helping to address many of the…

World Bank Calls on Upper West Regional Minister

A team from World Bank has called on the Upper West Regional Minister, Dr. Hafiz Bin Salih. The team came to the region to monitor some Sustainable Rural Water and Sanitation Project being implemented in the region. They expressed their profound gratitude to the Minister for the immense support they received from him towards the…