Four Upper West districts ready for agric programme

Four districts in the Upper West Region (UWR) which benefitted from a five-year rice sector support project have declared their readiness to participate in the Planting for Food and Jobs initiative which the government launched last month. They are the Wa East, Wa West, Sissala East and Wa municipalities. The erstwhile Export Development and Agricultural…

Upper West has second lowest HIV prevalence rate

The Upper West Region has the second lowest HIV prevalence rate of 1.3 per cent in 2015 according to the HIV Sentinel Survey. Northern Region has the lowest rate of 1.2 per cent out of the 10 regions in Ghana. Mr Amidu Chinnia Issahaku, Deputy Upper West Regional Minister, said this during the Regional Dissemination…

C4C distributes items to over 7000 people in Upper West

The Coalition for Change (C4C) has distributed over 7000 assorted items to the poor and vulnerable in various communities of the Upper West Region. The Christian African Relief Trust (CART), a United Kingdom (UK) based charity organisation, donated the items to C4C for distribution to people in dire need of basic life support items. The…

FIFA Live Your Goal Campaign goes to the Upper West

The next FIFA Live Your Goal Campaign will be held in the Upper West region on May 13, 2017. The FIFA programme organised through the member associations is designed to hunt for football talents. The one day programme will be staged at the Wa Sports. The age barrier for the program is between 10-15 years…