Ghanaian Chronicle

Woodworkers Undergo Training To Be More Competitive

  The influx of foreign furniture into Ghana is compelling many local woodworkers to fold up their businesses. In its bid to address this trend, the Woodworkers’ Association of Ghana in the region has organised a day’s workshop for its members, aimed at improving the quality of their products and their entrepreneurial skills, to help […]

Farmer Electrocuted In Sandema

    Stories by William N-lanjerborr Jalulah A 57-year-old farmer from Bilensa, near Sandema in the Builsa South District, on Thursday met his untimely death, when he was electrocuted. The farmer, whose name was given only as Azetiska, was said to have climbed a neem tree to cut a branch, but unknown to him, some […]

Bongo Children Undergo Oral Screening

Mrs. Rosemond Anaba greets everyone

Stories by William N-lanjerborr Jalulah   Due to what experts say are high fluoride deposits found in the water-table in the Bongo District of the Upper East Region, people, mostly children, in that area have discoloured teeth, with some the condition is mild, while in others it is severe and disgusting. The discomfort that comes […]

Ten In Bolgatanga Police Grip …For Cultivating And Trading In Marijuana


  Stories by William N-lanjerborr Jalulah Ten persons from the Bapiiala community of the Talensi District were arrested last Wednesday for cultivating and trading in cannabis, otherwise referred to as marijuana or “Wee”. The arrest of the suspects, five men and five women, was upon a tip-off, which led the police to conduct a dawn […]

BOGISS Wins NHIS Regional Quiz Competition

Sylvester Mensah, CEO, NHIA

  Stories from William N-lanjerborr Jalulah It was a battle of brilliance when students of Bolgatanga Girls’ Senior High School (BOGISS) and those of Navrongo Senior High School (NAVASCO) clashed on Saturday on GBC URA Radio in a keenly contested quiz competition. The contest formed part of the many activities outlined by the National Health […]

Vending Machines Raise Condom Patronage In Bolga

Dr Angela El-Adas Director-General Ghana AIDS Commission

  Stories from William N-lanjerborr Jalulah The introduction of condom vending machines, popularly referred to as “Condom ATM”, in the Upper East Region has seen high patronage by the youth. The Ghana AIDS Commission, and its partner organisations, recently introduced the machines as part of efforts to reduce the prevalence of HIV, and also to […]

Retired Teachers Honoured On World Teachers’ Day

Daniel A. Syme - Upper East Deputy Minister

  The efforts of some retired teachers in the Upper East Region were rewarded on World Teachers’ Day, when they received awards from the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT). The Director of Education for Kassena-Nakana East Municipality, Mr. Stanislaus Alu Kadinddi, reminded GNAT members that the day was established in 1994, and has since […]

Kalabash Foundation Provides 28 Communities With Safe Drinking Water


    From: William Nlanjerrbor Jalula     Twenty-eight communities in the Upper East Region are now benefiting from safe drinking water, through the initiative of Kalabash Ghana Foundation, a local non-governmental organisation, based in Bolgatanga. In an interview, the Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation, Mr. Justin Adonadaga, disclosed that between 2008 and 2012, […]

NHIS Makes Gains In Nabdam And Talensi Districts


  From: William Nlanjerrbor Jalula   Since the introduction of National Health Insurance Scheme in the Talensi and Nabdam districts in May 2012, the two schemes have made over 4,000 new registrations, and about 8,000 renewals. Some of the new registrations and renewals were done free of charge for people in the districts to help […]

Stakeholders Worried Over Impact Of Ban …On Motorbike Healthcare Delivery In Bawku

Upper East Regional Minister, Alhaji Limuna Mohammed-Muniru

  From: William Nlanjerrbor Jalula The long ban of the use of motorbikes by men in Bawku is seen to be impacting negatively on healthcare delivery in the area. The ban was imposed about two and a half years ago, as one of the many measures instituted by National Security, in consultation with the Upper […]

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