[ARTICLE]Improving the rapid falling standard of education in the Upper West Region, the role of UWESU.

The upper West students' union National on the 17th of June, 2017 organized a maiden quiz competition among the senior high schools in the region as one of its core mandates. Since the birth of UWESU-National in 2011, this competition was first of it kind organized by UWESU, I stand to be corrected. The competition … Continue reading [ARTICLE]Improving the rapid falling standard of education in the Upper West Region, the role of UWESU.

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 … Continue reading Four Upper West districts ready for agric programme

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 … Continue reading Upper West has second lowest HIV prevalence rate

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 … Continue reading C4C distributes items to over 7000 people in Upper West

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 … Continue reading FIFA Live Your Goal Campaign goes to the Upper West

Kperisi Nursing Training School To Mark it’s 10th Anniversary

A Nursing College in Kperisi would be celebrating 10 years of Service in the Country. The School which was established in April 2007 has attained 10 years this April 2017. Special Guests of Honor to grace the program would be Dr. Alhaji Aminu Amidu Sulemana, Former Upper West Regional Minister, Dr. Ambrose P. Dery, Interior … Continue reading Kperisi Nursing Training School To Mark it’s 10th Anniversary

Invest in your kids Education, Otiko Djaba tells People of Upper West

The Minister for Gender, Children and Social protection, Otiko Afisah Djaba, has charged parents in the three regions of the north to invest more in the education of their children, in order to bridge the North-South development gap.She said interventions by successive governments and civil society in the area, could not yield the desired impact … Continue reading Invest in your kids Education, Otiko Djaba tells People of Upper West

[Full List]Radio Progress Upper West Music Award Winners

Radio Progress Upper West Music Awards Took Place yesterday 30th December 2016 at The In Service Training Center, Wa where a lot of interested supporters were in Attendance. Most artistes were present and took home some awards for their hard work and dedication to upper west music. Gamebwoy was not part of the winners and … Continue reading [Full List]Radio Progress Upper West Music Award Winners

You’ve wiped away my tears – Akufo-Addo thanks UW

President-Elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the increase of the NPP’s parliamentary seats in the Upper West region from zero in 2012 to five in the 2016 election has brought him great joy. Addressing the Upper West Regional House of Chiefs in Wa, on Saturday, December 24, 2016, Akufo-Addo revealed that the saddest day in … Continue reading You’ve wiped away my tears – Akufo-Addo thanks UW