Ghanaian Chronicle

Promote Reading In Your Movies … Dr. Agambila Tells Movie Producers


From William N-lanjerborr Jalulah, Bolgatanga THE VICE President of the Ghana Association of Writers (GAW), Dr. Gheysika Agambila, has appealed to Ghanaian movie writers and producers to include scenes of people reading books, bookshelves and books in their movies, to revive the crumbling interest in reading in Ghana.

B-Poly Students Call For Improvement In ICT Facilities


  THE PRESIDENT of the School of Business and Management Studies (SOBAMS) of the Bolgatanga Polytechnic, Mr. Gyebi Emmanuel Aboagye, has called on the management of the school and government to address the challenges students go through in learning Information Communication Technology (ICT).

22 Farmers Receive Awards On Farmers’ Day

A section of the prizes they awardees received

  By William N-lanjerborr Jalulah The Overall Best Farmer award of the 29th Farmers’ Day celebration 2013 in the Upper East Region went to Mr. Daniel Duut from the Garu-Tempane District, while Mr. Yusif Asurikabiya from the Gowrie Abaabisi community in the Bongo District was adjudged the Overall District Best Farmer. For his prize, Mr. […]

MTN Provides St. Charles Primary School With ICT Centre

The ICT Centre

  By William N-lanjerborr Jalulah Teachers and pupils of St. Charles Primary School in the Bolgatanga Municipality have become the latest beneficiaries of the MTN Foundation’s Information Communication Technology (ICT) Centre project for selected communities and institutions in the country. The managers of the MTN Foundation, in December 2011, joined hands with then Deputy Upper […]

B-Poly Industrial Art Students Attend Papermaking Training


  Stories from William N-lanjerborr Jalulah   Fifty students of the Industrial Art Department of the Bolgatanga Polytechnic in the Upper East Region have attended one week training in papermaking, in their bid to broaden their scope of using available local materials to produce quality artistic works. Paper mmaking is the process of making paper, […]

750 Children Benefit From CBE Programme


Stories from William N-lanjerborr Jalulah     A total of 750 children, drawn from 25 communities in the Bongo District, who are not in school, have become beneficiaries of the Complementary Basic Education (CBE) Programme. The issue of education for children in the region has become very critical, due to the fact that the region […]

Nabdam Constituency In Focus

Constructional works at Nangode

    By William Nlanjerrbor Jalulah Nabdam Constituency is one of the 13 constituencies in the Upper East Region. It is in the Nabdam District, one of the newly-created districts, with a population of about 100,000, including those living within and outside of the constituency. Nangode, the capital, of the constituency is about 13 miles […]

GHS Meets Polio Vaccination Target

poli piz

  Upper East File By William N-lanjrborr Jalulah The Ghana Health Service in the Upper East Region has met its target in the just-ended Synchronised National Polio Immunization Round II. The service targeted 253,154 children in the exercise, but achieved 273,904, representing 108.2%. Children 0-59 months, irrespective of their previous vaccination status, were vaccinated against […]

RISE-Ghana Advocates For TB Programmes To Target Vulnerable Populations

Ahmed Awal, Resource Mobilization Advisor, RISE-Ghana

    Rural Initiatives for Self-Empowerment-Ghana (RISE-Ghana), a Bolgatanga-based non-governmental organisation, is advocating for the urgent need to launch Tuberculosis (TB) programmes targeting vulnerable populations such as prisoners, miners and mining communities in hard-to-reach areas. The organisation says limited access to health care was preventing early case notification, treatment and adherence to treatment, as clients […]

Bolga Residents Demonstrate Against Police

Demonstrators besiege Bolgatnaga Municipal Assembly

  Hundreds of residents of Bolgatanga, on Thursday, demonstrated against what they termed as the “unprofessional attitude of some police officers”, regarding an exercise intended to enforce road traffic regulations. In the middle of this year, the Upper East Regional Police Command, through its Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU), started an operation aimed at […]

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