Ghanaian Chronicle

Jirapa DCE Calls For Development

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  From Musah Umar Farouq, Jirapa    THE DISTRICT Chief Executive for Jirapa in the Upper West Region, Madam Vivien-Nelly Kunko Benongkore has appealed to the chiefs and people of the area to join forces in order to bring development to the district. She stated at a durbar organized by the chiefs and people of […]

108 Girls Forced Into Marriage In Region …In Two Years

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  Stories from Musah Umar Farouq The Action Aid Programme Manager, Mr. George Dery, has announced that a research into marriage by abduction in three districts in the Upper West Region has revealed that it is influenced by culture beliefs, poverty and societal pressure. Mr. Dery pointed out that research findings point to the phenomenon […]

Action Aid Ghana Supports Wa School For The Deaf

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Stories from Musah Umar Farouq   Action Aid Ghana has presented 100 mattresses and 100 plastic buckets to reduce the challenges of the inmates of the Wa School for the Deaf. The donation is part of Action Aid’s commitment to ensuring that all people have a right to life in dignity. Mr. George Dery, Programme […]

300 Persons Benefit From SADA/Guinea Fowl Project In Region

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From Musah Umar Farouq About 300 out of 1,500 people in the Upper West Region are benefiting from the Guinea Fowl Project under the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA), Mr. Henry Kangah, Chief Executive Officer of SADA/Asongtaba Guinea Fowl Production and Marketing Company in the Upper West Region, has disclosed. He further disclosed during a […]

Teachers Kick Against Rape Research Findings

From Musah Umar Farouq Teachers of second cycle institutions in the Sissala East District of the Upper West Region have strongly protested against the publication of research findings on the level of sexual harassment in Senior High Schools (SHSs) in the District. The research, which was conducted by Action Aid-Ghana, has been opposed by the […]

Retired Educationist Re-Elected PM For Sissala West Assembly

From Musah Umar Farouq A sixty-seven year old retired Educationist, Mr. W. W. Tengviel, has been re-elected Presiding Member of the Sissala West District Assembly. Mr. Tengviel, the sole contestant, polled 26 votes from the 28 assembly members present at the election, which was supervised by the Electoral Commission (EC). The election, which took place […]

Queen Mother Elected To Represent B/A @ Council Of State

  From Michael Boateng, Sunyani   Nana Saah Gyamfuah II, Queen of Anyimah in the Kintampo South District was on Wednesday elected as the Brong Ahafo Regional Representative to the Council of State. The 43- year-old traditional ruler and businesswoman polled 32 votes in an election conducted by the Electoral Commission (EC) in Sunyani to […]

14 Deliveries On X’Mas & New Year Says In Bolga

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A total of fourteen babies, made up seven males and seven females, were delivered at the Upper East Regional Hospital, Bolgatanga, on Christmas and New Year days respectively. All the seven babies delivered on Christmas day – three males and four females – were delivered normally. The Medical Director of the hospital, Dr. Peter Baffoe, […]

PWDs Threaten Election Boycott Over Unpaid DACF …As Australian Government Promotes Sports Among Disabled

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By William N-lanjerborr Jalulah   With barely two weeks to the December general elections, members of the Ghana Federation of the Disabled in the Upper East Region have threatened they would boycott the polls if their 3% of the District Assembly Common Fund (DACF) in the Talensi and Nabdam districts is not released. The federation […]

COMPUTERS FOR WA HEATH DIRECTORATE

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THE MINISTER of Health, Mr. Alban Bagbin has donated one desk top and four laptop computers valued at GH¢4,400.00 to the Regional Health Directorate at Wa. The donation is to help the staff to sharpen their skills in ICT for the execution of their duties. Bagbin advised the staff to take advantage of the computers […]

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