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POLITICS

I Don’t Know Whether To Cry Or Laugh When Bawumia Speaks - Murtala Mohammed

Murtala Mohammed, MP for Tamale Central and Chinnia Issahaku, MP for Sissala East joined Serwaa Amihere on the GHToday show to discuss trending stories in the dailies. Parliament is today set to start the debate on the recently proposed budget for 2022. All eyes will be on the law makers as the Minority have insisted that they will stand against the budget.

  6 days ago ago
I Don’t Know Whether To Cry Or Laugh When Bawumia Speaks - Murtala Mohammed

POLITICS

When ‘Dadabees’ Are Left To Run The Country, Everything Goes Wrong – Panelist Tells Serwaa Amihere

The nation is still debating the 2022 proposed budget. Indeed, Parliament started the debate session today, Tuesday, November 23, 2021 with interesting arguments from both sides of the house. the key area of contention over the new budget is the proposed 1.75% tax meant to be imposed on Ghanaians whenever they conduct mobile money transactions.

  6 days ago ago
When ‘Dadabees’ Are Left To Run The Country, Everything Goes Wrong – Panelist Tells Serwaa Amihere

CAREER-JOBS

Government Has Permanently Employed 49,000 NABCO Personnel – NPP MP Declares On Live TV

Unemployment issues in the country are becoming serious with less jobs and many graduates being churned up all the time. One of the policies that the ruling New Patriotic Party did to solve the issue was the creation of NABCO. Using different models, the government claimed that it had employed about 100,000 people and paying them about 700 cedis.

  27 days ago ago
Government Has Permanently Employed 49,000 NABCO Personnel – NPP MP Declares On Live TV

ECONOMY-FINANCE

GRA's Proposed Site that could generate Ghc1 Million Quarterly Abandoned in North of Ghana

The Ghana Revenue Authority has Proposed a Border Post Site to be Constructed in Tumu, the Sissala East Municipal Capital Of Upper West Region but has since not seen a major development after a publication on daily graphic in 2017. The Border town road network that could rake in over Ghc1 Million every quarter of the Year has been left unattended to, a single room has however been constructed for temporal use but the proposed site has not seen any major developments per reports gathered by Mr. Balu Mohammed, reporter for Tumu Based Radford FM at the Site he visited.

  20 days ago ago
GRA's Proposed Site that could generate Ghc1 Million Quarterly Abandoned in North of Ghana

MILITARY

U/W: Terrorist Camp Spotted in Upper West

Brig. General Moses Aryee has stated that the Ghana Armed forces have deployed Troops to Border towns in Upper West. District like the Sissala West District, Sissala East and Lambusie District are the most closest of the Districts to southern Burkina Faso. The Military Officer Assured that the Military will partner with officers of Customs, Ghana National Fire Service and Ghana Prisons Service together with The Ghana Immigration Service to Combat crime in the North of Ghana.

  5 months ago ago
U/W: Terrorist Camp Spotted in Upper West

SOCIETY

Persons with Disability Make First Demand to New Sissala East MCE

The differently abled association in Tumu have asked the Sissala East Municipal Assembly during a 2022 budget hearing to provide them with a resource center. The Center According to them will provide skills training for their members. "Such a facility will help train our members and equip them with skills to contribute to the society".

  1 month ago ago
Persons with Disability Make First Demand to New Sissala East MCE

CAREER-JOBS

U/W: Upper West MMDCE Applications: 129 Express Interest

MMDCEs applicants in the eleven constituencies here in the upper west region have met a stiff competition as higher numbers have surfaced from several constituencies, lots of party members have submitted their forms to their Chairman.10 DCE aspirants file for Sissala West District 7 potential DCE aspirants for Sissala East Municipality 13 applications received for MCE for Jirapa 5 applicants for DCE in Lambussie 9 applicants for DCE for DBI 19 candidates file for Wa Municipal Chief Executive slot 1 application received for MCE for Nandom 18 people apply to contest for DCE for Wa West District 12 contestants file for DCE for Wa East District 10 DCE aspirants file for Sissala West District 7 potential DCE aspirants for Sissala East Municipality 13 applications received for MCE for Jirapa 5 applicants for DCE in Lambussie 9 applicants for DCE for DBI 19 candidates file for Wa Municipal Chief Executive slot 1 application received for MCE for Nandom 18 people apply to contest for DCE for Wa West District 12 contestants file for DCE for Wa East District 6 people apply to become MCE for Lawra 15 People File for Nadowli-Kaleo

  6 months ago ago
U/W: Upper West MMDCE Applications: 129 Express Interest

POLITICS

U/W: 3 Districts Go on Demo over Farm Roads Snub in Upper West

Three Constituencies in Upper West Region have gone on demonstration and submitted a petition to the Upper West Regional Minister and Minister for Roads over what they termed as neglect of their districts, According to the group, the European Union Awarded a Farm Roads Contract worth 35million Euros in Upper West in Partnership with the Ministry of Road whilst Neglecting Three Constituencies including the Sissala West, Sissala East and Wa East Districts.

  6 months ago ago
U/W: 3 Districts Go on Demo over Farm Roads Snub in Upper West

ECONOMY-FINANCE

U/W: Maize Farmer threaten not to Supply to Markets

Some Maize farmers in a section of Sissala East Municipality have threatened not to supply maize to various markets in the Upper West Region and Ghana at large if their roads are not fixed. Expressing their displeasure with the neglect they face, some residents directed the blame to the Roads minister Mr. Amoako Atta and the Member of Parliament, Mr. Amidu Chinnia who has promised to assist in getting their concerns addressed, it can be recalled that the Sissala Enclave were left out during the award of farm road contracts favoring Wa West, Nadowli-Kaleo and other Municipal Districts such as Wa Central.

  2 months ago ago
U/W: Maize Farmer threaten not to Supply to Markets

SOCIETY

U/W: 6 Upper West Districts Missing from Ghana Statistical Service Software

The Ghana Statistical Service has almost completed its census exercise started early in June this month, the census night was carried out on 27th of This month and in the process, 6 districts in Upper West Region were coin to be missing from the List of Districts. Several people from Sissala East and Sissala West have written to express their displeasure about the development.

  5 months ago ago
U/W: 6 Upper West Districts Missing from Ghana Statistical Service Software

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.

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

ECONOMY-FINANCE

The washed off Kassana bridge in the Sissala East District of Upper West Region.

Sissala East District of Upper West Region has encountered challenges to have access to their farms due to the breakage of the bridge Crossing the road. The above picture shows how the bridge has been washed off. Kassana bridge washed off putting economic and agricultural activities on pending.

  5 months ago ago
The washed off Kassana bridge in the Sissala East District of Upper West Region.

POLITICS

U/W: Former Deputy Upper West Minister Reappointed

The Former Deputy Upper West Regional Minister who also serves as Member of Parliament for Sissala East Constituency, Mr. Amidu Issahaku Chinnia has been reappointed as Deputy Minister of Water and Sanitation as part of the Akufo-Addo Administration.He was congratulated by youth of Sissala East Land and His former boss the Upper West Regional Minister Dr. Hafiz Bin Salih.

  7 months ago ago
U/W: Former Deputy Upper West Minister Reappointed

POLITICS

U/W: MP Expresses Displeasure to Upper West Minister over Farm Roads Contract

Member of Parliament for Sissala West, Mr. Mohammed Sukparu Member of Parliament for Sissala West Constituency, Mr. Mohammed Sukparu has expressed displeasure with how some districts were ignored when road projects estimated to be over 600kilometers were allocated to some districts identified as farming communities whilst neglecting 3 Constituencies(Sissala West, Sissala East and Wa East) which are actually the farming communities.

  6 months ago ago
U/W: MP Expresses Displeasure to Upper West Minister over Farm Roads Contract

POLITICS

U/W: PNC Parliamentary Candidate for Sissala East Resigns

The PNC Parliamentary candidate for Sissala East in the Upper West Region has resigned from the Party stating personal reasons as a factor.According to Mr Kingsley Kanton, he has decided to part ways with the Party beginning 14th April 2021.Statement "RESIGNATION FROM THE PEOPLE'S NATIONAL CONVENTION (P.N.C) I bring you felicitations.

  7 months ago ago
U/W: PNC Parliamentary Candidate for Sissala East Resigns

POLITICS

U/W: Chiefs Meet Government Again over Sissala Roads

Chiefs of Sissala Traditional Area in Upper West Region have stormed Accra to demand their fair Share of the EU farm Roads Allocated to the Region. According to the Chiefs, the Sissala Land is a farming community yet neglected in the distribution of Farm roads contract. Statement from Sissala Royal Elder (Issah Salifu Kanton)

  6 months ago ago
U/W: Chiefs Meet Government Again over Sissala Roads

HEALTH

Moving Health Is The Future Of The Community Emergency Medical Transport System.

On 18 February 2020, The Okoa Project and Virtue Foundation displayed the main model of a privately produced tricycle rescue vehicle which was planned in counsel with nearby trailblazers, craftsmans, and local area pioneers, and individuals from more than 20 networks in the Sissala East region.

  4 months ago ago
Moving Health Is The Future Of The Community Emergency Medical Transport System.

SOCIETY

Lack of Meteorological officer in the Sissala East Municipality affects information dissemination

Absence of Meteorological officer in Tumu affects information dissemination. The Ghana Meteorological Agency GMA said that absence of readily available rainfrainfall data from the Sissala East Municipality was affecting the timely release of weather information to the people in the Sissala East Municipality. This, the Agency GMA said, was due to the release of an active District Officer in the Sissala East Municipality to read and pick the weather information for accurate weather predictions for the area, which produces large volume of cereal for the country.

  5 months ago ago
Lack of Meteorological officer in the Sissala East Municipality affects information dissemination

EDUCATION

U/W: Far Away School in Sissala East, A Death Trap with No Teachers

A community school located in the Sissala East Municipality of Upper West Region has been ripped off by rain leaving students stranded.Residents have since called on municipal chief executive of the area, Mr. Karim Nanyua to assist in getting the issue addressed in order for the students to return to the classroom for effective teaching and learning to continue.

  6 months ago ago
U/W: Far Away School in Sissala East, A Death Trap with No Teachers

ECONOMY-FINANCE

How (NGIDP) is Improving Agriculture in Northern Ghana is Amazing

The Northern Ghana Integrated Development Project (NGIDP) is an organization aimed at promoting opportunities for sustainable agriculture, social protection, and decent work in the agricultural sector.

  8 months ago ago
How (NGIDP) is Improving Agriculture in Northern Ghana is Amazing