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SOCIETY

Mixed Reactions As These Men Set Their Table To Eat In Their Flooded Compound

Some Ghanaians have come to understand that the Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's government has no concern for them. In view of this, they try to manage any situation they come across themselves. There are a lot of places in Ghana that get flooded every year due to poor drainage systems but leaders closed their eyes to them.

  17 days ago ago
Mixed Reactions As These Men Set Their Table To Eat In Their Flooded Compound

SOCIETY

Ghana Armed Forces storm three districts in Upper West region

Friday, August 20 2021 Troops from the 48th Engineer Regimen of the Ghana Armed Forces have been deployed to three districts in the Upper West region to help manage the devastating flooding situation in the areas. The role of the millitary will be to create access routes in the Nadowli-Kaleo district, Jirapa district and the Lawra municipality.

  2 months ago ago
Ghana Armed Forces storm three districts in Upper West region

POLITICS

Former Deputy Roads Minister Running from DIKPE Bridge Project?

The constituents of Lawra are in a state of shock and disbelief about how H.E Nana Addo and Anthony Karbo( Former MP for Lawra and deputy Roads and Highways minister) have Suddenly developed allergy to the once much touted Dikpe Bridge project, a project that is dear to their hearts.

  2 months ago ago
Former Deputy Roads Minister Running from DIKPE Bridge Project?

SOCIETY

ECOWAS Road Blocked by Heavy Flood in Upper West [Photos]

Several People have been Left Stranded in Parts of Upper West Region After a heavy downpour today 13th August 2021. The Rains Started at 1am In the Morning till 10am in the morning, 9Hours. Many vehicles heading towards Lawra, Mali's Bamako, Burkina's Bobo Diulaso and other Neighboring Communities have been left stranded, some other Public sector workers have been left stranded and cut off from their work place.

  2 months ago ago
ECOWAS Road Blocked by Heavy Flood in Upper West [Photos]

SOCIETY

Flooding in Upper West: Cost of a Bag of Maize Moves Up by 50%

The Month of August and Parts of September has triggered much losses than gains in the Upper West Region. The development has compelled traders to adjust prices of some necessary goods and services upwards. A bag of Maize has moved from Ghc200 to Ghc300 in the beginning of September within Upper West, it is projected to move up to Ghc380 in the coming weeks due to demand and supply factors.

  1 month ago ago
Flooding in Upper West: Cost of a Bag of Maize Moves Up by 50%

HEALTH

Lawra Municipal Hospital Well Equiped, Bede Ziedeng Should Come Again

Bringing bare the facts and exposing the ambiguous statements issued by Lawyer Bede Ziedeng in his maiden speech on the floor of parliament regarding the current state of the Lawra Municipal Hospital. It is a fact that this piece might not fall on "good soil" especially readers who might wear political lenses.

  3 months ago ago
Lawra Municipal Hospital Well Equiped, Bede Ziedeng Should Come Again

POLITICS

[Photos]Road Minister Enskinned as Chief in Upper West?

The Minister for Roads and Highways and Member of Parliament for Atiwa West Constituency in the Eastern Region, Mr Amoako Atta has been enskinned as Chief in Upper West Region of Ghana for Various Reasons. The Major reason was that the Minister was able to address an emergency road development that halted economic activities in the region.

  1 month ago ago
[Photos]Road Minister Enskinned as Chief in Upper West?

EDUCATION

Jirapa Best Student Now Serving On Farms After Inability To Buy KNUST Admission

Twenty six-year-old Alex Kontondaba Lieyour, who graduated with aggregate 9 from the Lawra senior high school school, is yet to pursue his dream of becoming a lawyer two years after completion. Alex, who completed school because the runner-up in 2019, now goes around working for people to support his 75-year-old father to require care of his family as he couldn’t raise his fees when he was offered admission to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to pursue Actuarial Science.

  26 days ago ago
Jirapa Best Student Now Serving On Farms After Inability To Buy KNUST Admission

POLITICS

Lawra Hospital: NDC Communication Team Spits Venom on NPP?

The debate is on as the NDC Communication team for Lawra have issued yet another response to their major competitors in politics, the new patriotic party. According to Mr. Daanoma Aloysius, an Educationist and the NDC Communications Officer for Lawra, the New Patriotic party is rather putting inn efforts to cover the "mess" they are about to leave behind and as a result have written several communiques to the media to defend the indefensible.

  3 months ago ago
Lawra Hospital: NDC Communication Team Spits Venom on NPP?

POLITICS

U/W: Former MP Donates Photocopier, Printer to District Office in Upper West

The municipal chief executive for Lawra, Hon. Martin D. Bomba-ire in a very short meeting with the Municipal Director of health service Lawra, Dr Ziem and some staff presented a brand new Canon photocopier machine and a printer to the Lawra Municipal Health Administration. The items which were donated by the former MP is in fulfilment of a request made by the health director last year and were presented on the behalf of the former member of Parliament.

  4 months ago ago
U/W: Former MP Donates Photocopier, Printer to District Office in Upper West

SOCIETY

Native of Lawra Donates 1 Acre of Land for Police Housing Project

The Municipal Chief Executive of Lawra, Hon. Martin Bomba-ire secures and hands over Land documents to the Lawra Municipal Command at Babile in the Upper West Region of Ghana. In a brief remark, he said the police are our friends hence the need to do every thing possible to ensure their security and comfort.

  3 months ago ago
Native of Lawra Donates 1 Acre of Land for Police Housing Project

HEALTH

U/W: Lawra MCE hands Over Health Center to Community

The Municipal Chief Executive for Lawra, Mr. Bomba-Ire Martin on the behalf of the former member of parliament for Lawra, Mr. Anthony Abayifaa Karbo has handed over the Renovated Babile Health Centre to the Lawra Municipal Health directorate for use. He explained that the facility will improve access to healthcare delivery in the electoral area being overseen by Alex Yirikye as Assembly Man.

  4 months ago ago
U/W: Lawra MCE hands Over Health Center to Community

SOCIETY

U/W: Urban Roads Director to Relieve Some Contractors of Their Duties

The Upper West Regional Director for urban roads, Mr Frank Osei Sekyere has sent a strong signal to all contractors who have not yet moved to site or completed their drains projects risk losing the projects in a week.He gave the warning during a brief meeting with the contractors to let them appreciate the need to move to site after the three month project duration period has elapsed with relevant citation from the law governing road projects.

  5 months ago ago
U/W: Urban Roads Director to Relieve Some Contractors of Their Duties

EDUCATION

U/W: Lawra MCE, NADMO Presents Relief Items to SHS after Fire Outbreak

The Municipal Chief Executive for Lawra, Hon.Martin Domotiere Bomba-ire, early this week donated relief items to Brifoh SHS to support the affected students in last Friday, 21st April, 2021 fire disaster in the school.The donation came after he in collaboration with the Ghana Education directorate and the school authorities successfully relocated the affected students to the private hostel while the 13 badly hit ones were supported with lorry fares to go home for a week.

  5 months ago ago
U/W: Lawra MCE, NADMO Presents Relief Items to SHS after Fire Outbreak

POLITICS

U/W: Lawra Municipal Assembly to get a Facelift

The MCE for Lawra Hon.Martin D. Bomba-ire was privileged to host the consultant and the contractor earmarked to renovate the Lawra Municipal Assembly block.The purpose of the meeting was to enable the consultant to officially introduce himself and to also introduce to the MCE the contractor who won the bid for the renovation of the Assembly Block.

  5 months ago ago
U/W: Lawra Municipal Assembly to get a Facelift

HEALTH

Lawra MP Reminds Gov't about State of Health Facilities in his Municipality

The Member of Parliament for Lawra Constituency, Lawyer Bede Ziedeng has reminded the Government of the Poor state of health care delivery in his district over lack of she necessary logistics and human resource. In his statement, he had this to say: "Thank you Mr. Speaker for the opportunity to make my maiden statement in this August house.

  3 months ago ago
Lawra MP Reminds Gov't about State of Health Facilities in his Municipality

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Most Supportive Social Policy in one of the Oldest Districts in Ghana

The Member of Parliament for Lawra Constituency, Lawyer Bede A. Ziedeng has supported farmers with tractors to boost agricultural activities in the area. Dating back to 2015, the current sitting Member of Parliament Hon. Lawyer Bede A. Ziedeng commenced an agricultural Social Intervention by setting up an Agric Mechanization Center in the Lawra constituency.

  3 months ago ago
Most Supportive Social Policy in one of the Oldest Districts in Ghana

HEALTH

U/W: MCE Cautions Constituents over Disrespect for Public Sector Workers

The MCE for Lawra, Hon Bomba-Ire Martin was joined by the Municipal Health Director, Dr Bernard Ziem on 27th May, 2021 to officially launch the newly built state of the art Clinic at Birifo Baapari in the Lawra Municipality. This means the clinic which was commissioned last year and handed over to the health directorate by the then Member of Parliament, Hon Anthony Abayifaa Karbo starts operating this day.

  4 months ago ago
U/W: MCE Cautions Constituents over Disrespect for Public Sector Workers

POLITICS

Member of Parliament for Lawra Constituency Trolled for Donating Pure Water to Fire Victims

Member of Parliament for Lawra in the Upper West Region, Hon.Bede Ziedeng, has attracted the anger of his constituents after he has made a donation of 150 bags sachet of water to Students of Brifoh Senior High School Following a fire outbreak that destroyed properties.The fire which started in the morning of Friday [April 23] damaged the School’s girls dormitory displacing over 60 students who also lost personal belongings and education materials.

  5 months ago ago
Member of Parliament for Lawra Constituency Trolled for Donating Pure Water to Fire Victims

ECONOMY-FINANCE

People in Upper West region lament over inadequate service by GCB in the region.

The people of Upper West region complain bitterly of inadequate service of GCB in to clients in the region. The Ghana Commercial Bank is the common recognized state bank branched across the country. Many governmental transactions are done through it such as payment of salaries, taxes, bills etc.

  3 months ago ago
People in Upper West region lament over inadequate service by GCB in the region.