Stories from Musah Umar Farouq A delegation from the Global Water Initiative (GWI) and its partner organisations from the USA have visited the Upper West Region to inspect completed and ongoing projects in some communities. The Global Water Initiative (GWI) and its partners, which include the Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Care International, and the International [...]
by Musah Umar Farouq Two communities in the Wa West District of the Upper West Region have had their source of drinking water engulfed by filth, as the main borehole which supplies water to the two communities is now in the middle of a refuse dump site. The two communities, Zanko and Siriyiri of the [...]
from Musah Umar Farouq AngloGold Ashanti Limited has targeted 40 districts in the Upper West Region for the Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) of mosquitoes under its five-year malaria control project being supported by the Global Fund. The project is being funded with a budget of $133 million in some districts in the Upper West, [...]
by Musah Umar Farouq The Wa Community Co-operative Credit Union (WACCU) has commissioned a GH¢400,000 two storey facility, constructed through its own resources for its operations in Wa. The Board Chairman of the WACCU, Mr. Moses N. Donneyong, said with the commissioning of the magnificent facility, WACCU, with about 1,100 members and a total asset [...]
by Musah Umar Farouq The Upper West Regional Minister, Amin Amidu Sulemani, has asked religious and traditional authorities in the region to collaborate with the various district assemblies, to stem the tide of charcoal burning, in order to halt the rapid degradation of the environment. According to him, charcoal burning had become the central economic [...]
by Musah Umar Farouq The District Chief Executive (DCE) of Sissala West, Mr. Moses Dramani Luri, has expressed disappointment at the failure of 591 students in the 2011 Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Sissala West District. He disclosed that out of a total of 840 candidates who sat for the BECE, 591 of them, [...]
The Chief of Googo in the Bawku West District of the Upper East Region, Naaba Akpaam Abugri, is alarmed that some farmers in the community whose animals died of anthrax sold such infected dead animals to a chop bar operator in the area.
The Sissala East District Assembly in the Upper West Region is providing educational infrastructure for five communities in a bid to enhance effective teaching and learning at the local community level, and promote quality education delivery in the district
Fifty-four communities in the Sissala East District of the Upper West Region are to be connected to the national electricity grid before the end of the year.
Two persons, a woman and a 14-year-old cow herd, are reported killed in Sumbrungu and Timonde, following torrential rainfall at dawn last Sunday and Tuesday evening. Sumbrungu is near Bolgatanga, and Timonde is in the Bawku West district.