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.
Electricity Meters, Borehole, Others Destroyed by Security Forces in Wa East
The chief and people of Manwe traditional area in the Wa East District of the Upper West Region have expressed their displeasure over the actions of the joint security forces that invade the Manwe community on Thursday. The forces destroyed some properties that are said to belong to some residents who were suspected to be illegal miners.
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.
FixGES: Minister Donates 200 Desks to Students in Wa East
As part of Efforts to fix the challenges in Ghana Education Service, The Upper West Regional Minister, Dr. Hafiz Bin Salih has donated 200 Desks to schools within Goripie, a Community in Wa East District of Upper West Region. The Minister Assured the community which happens to be his hometown more support should the need arise.
Doctor Reveals Challenges Facing Agriculture in The North of Ghana
Hon. Dr. Suleman Ewurah Kandia Mahama, The District Chief Executive for Wa East District Assembly of the Upper West Region, , has described poor road network, and other human activities as serious impediments that hinder the toils and efforts of actors in the agricultural sector. The DCE made these known while addressing the Chiefs and people of the Wa East District at Kulkpong during the celebration of the district’s edition of the 37th National Farmers’ Day on Friday 3rd of December, 2021.
Wa East DCE Begins two 1V1D Projects
Dr. Ewurah Suleman Kandia Mahama, the District Chief Executive (DCE) for the Wa East District Assembly, has cut sod for the construction of two irrigation dams at Gilang and Tuasa which are predominantly farming communities in the District. Speaking at the sod-cutting ceremony on Friday, November 19, 2021, the DCE said the dams have come at the right time to augment farming activities in the communities which households and families largely depend on for earning decent living, and especially where rainfall patterns can no longer be predicted.
Farmers accuse nomadic Fulani herdsmen of thwarting farming activities
Some farmers in Kpalworgu in the Wa East District have expressed worry over the prevalence of Fulani Herdsmen in the community, saying the menace is thwarting their farming activities. In an interview at the community, the residents who are predominately farmers, say their efforts towards farming were rendered futile by Fulani men and their cattle.
Some Wa East Residents Remind politicians of their electricity promise
Dr. Godfed Jasaw, MP for Wa East District In the absence of light comes darkness, the reason the people of Dupari in the Wa East District have called on their Member of Parliament, Dr. Godfed Jesaw Seidu to as a matter of urgency heed to their call for electricity to be extended to their area.
U/W: Wa East Road Network 'Cries' for Help[Photos]
As i paid a working visit to the Wa East district of the Upper West Region i came across the stark reality of what is a "bad road" in Ghana.The road from Wa, passes through to Busah, Manwe, Goripie,Bulenge,Chagu all the way to yaayongyiri to Funsi the district capital of Wa East.
Wa East: Manwe in Sanitation Crisis
D.C.E for Wa East, Mr. Moses Jotie One community in the Wa East District of the Upper West Region that is seriously grabbling with a pungent overwhelming practice of open defecation is Manwe.
U/W: Katua Residents Write to Wa East DCE
DCE for Wa East District, Mr. Jotie Moses People of Katua in the Wa East District of the Upper West Region, are complaining that basic schools in the community are without furniture.
U/W: Wa East Library Set to be Constructed
Bulenga community in the heart of Wa East District of Upper West Region is set to get a new library from group interventions.
U/W: Naahaa Community Demands Support to finish Nurses Abode
The chiefs and people of Naahaa in the Wa East District of the Upper West Region have called for help of any kind to enable them complete an accommodation project they started years ago for their health personnel.
U/W: Livestock theft on the Rise in Wa East
The Assemblyman for Charingu electoral area, Honourable Issahaku Fuseini has bemoaned the sudden rise in the stealing of animals, especially cattle in his electoral area located within the Wa East District of Upper West Region.
Yellow fever kills 25 people.
The outbreak of the yellow fever disease in the Savannah and Upper West regions has claimed 25 lives, the Ghana Health Service has confirmed. The outbreak which was initially detected in the Savannah region, has now spread to the Wa East district in the Upper West region, two more persons died at the Wenchi Methodist hospital in the Bono Region.
U/W: Former Wa East MP battles for DCE Slot
Mr. Godfrey Tangu was MP for Wa East A former Member of Parliament for Wa East Constituency, Mr Godfrey Tangu has applied to his Constituency Chairman to be appointed as District Chief Executive for the Wa East Constituency. Mr. Tangu Is Part of 13 Applicants seeking the Stand to be appointed as District Chief Executive by the President.
“Her house caved in on her. She passed away upon reaching the clinic”. Ahmed Mustapha narrates
Incidents resulting from the floods that caused severe havoc in the Upper West Region of Ghana a week ago, indicate that a woman of 80 years of age died after her house caved in on her in Wa. The Management of Disaster authorities hints more damages could occur as more rains are expected in the coming days ,amidst concerns about lack of relief items for those affected.
Wa East; 83% of Adolescent Girls Engages in Sexual Relationship for Sanitary Pad
Research conducted by the Upper West Regional Youth Parliament with funding support from Plan International revealed that 83% of adolescent girls sleep with men to secure monies for basic needs including sanitary pads. The study was on the topic; "Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in the Wa East District of the Upper West Region: A synthesis of Research Evidence’’.
My schools lack infrastructure - Assembly member cries
The Assembly Member for Bayiri Electoral Area in the Wa East District, Samuel Naa Yendor has bemoaned the poor educational system in his electoral area. He said some schools in the Electoral Area have no classroom blocks which compelled the school children to sit under trees. Mr Yendor who said this in an interview observed that school children are unable to go through effective teaching and learning in the rainy season since schools have to close anytime it threatens to rain. The Assembly Member therefore appealed
U/W: Lack of Electricity, housing Affecting Teachers output in Guonuo
Residents of Guonuo in the Wa East district of the upper west region, have observed that teachers in their community are committed and willing to serve, but lack of electricity and adequate accommodation for such teachers are grave impediments to their commitment and performance.Mr. Abdulai Haris, noted that teachers need do research and prepare their lesson notes, before going into the classroom to teach.