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EDUCATION

Licensed Teachers Can Be Engaged by GES on 1-Year Contract to Rural Areas

This is not new because some lecturers even in the Universities serve as part-time lecturers. We can have have part-time teachers in the Junior High, SHS and basic school levels. In Ghana, the Colleges of Education now University Colleges were established to train and retain teachers into the teaching profession, the reason we have teacher retention premium allowance also for teachers, 15% of their base salary to cushion their income more.

  6 months ago ago
Licensed Teachers Can Be Engaged by GES on 1-Year Contract to Rural Areas

POLITICS

U/W: 10 Pictures Of Upper West Region You May Have Never Seen

Upper West Region has become the Fastest Developing Region in Ghana The Upper West Region in the 10th Region in Ghana Carved out of Upper Region by Former President Rawlings. Upper West Region has 6 Districts and 5 Municipalities. All Six Districts 1. Nadowli-Kaleo District 2. Wa East District

  7 months ago ago
U/W: 10 Pictures Of Upper West Region You May Have Never Seen

SOCIETY

Upper West Region gets New Regional Police Commander

Incoming Commander, DCOP Peter Ndekugri(Left) Outgoing Commander, DCOP Francis Aboagye Nyarko(Right) The Upper West Region has gotten a new Regional Police Commander by Tittle and Rank DCOP Peter Ndekugri, he will replace DCOP Mr. Francis Aboagye Nyarko, the Current Upper West Regional Police Commander.

  5 months ago ago
Upper West Region gets New Regional Police Commander

PARENTING

Midwife Cautions women in Eggu

Resident Midwife at the Eggu CHPS compound, Madam Noella Bagah has cautioned women and families who come to the facility to seek medical attention when need arises to desist from child delivery at home. While praising the women and families, she noted that it is only when they make the health centre their first place of call when they are not well that the facility will be well placed to assist them in cases of complications.

  3 months ago ago
Midwife Cautions women in Eggu

ECONOMY-FINANCE

5 MMDCEs Likely not to be Retained in Upper West Region

People are becoming more eager to know the list of MMDCEs in order for development to go on within the various districts in the country. The Assembly member for Dandafuro-Tampieni-Gurimuni located in the Upper West Region, Mr. Sori-nye Francis has expressed disgust and frustration with the delay in releasing the list of MMDCEs in the country.

  6 months ago ago
5 MMDCEs Likely not to be Retained in Upper West Region

SOCIETY

U/W: Deadly river across Buritenga and Lassie in Wa West

Residents within the Lassie enclave of the Wa West District have bemoaned a deadly river that poses threat to their lives.

  10 months ago ago
U/W: Deadly river across Buritenga and Lassie in Wa West

HEALTH

U/W: Nurses Abandon Duty over Absence of Water, Chairs in Upper West

The Unit Committee Member for Wechiau Bao, a farming Community in the Wa West District of Upper West Region have bemoaned the state of their CHPS compound due to the absence of Water to keep it running.According to Mr. Albert Kpoore, nurses who have been posted there have neglected the work and said they wont be available if there is no constant supply of Water to the Health Facility located in the heart of Wechiau Bao.

  8 months ago ago
U/W: Nurses Abandon Duty over Absence of Water, Chairs in Upper West

POLITICS

U/W: We Want to Join Wa Municipal - Nearby Community

Wa in the Upper West Region The chief and people of Siiru, a community in the Wa West District of the Upper West Region have vowed to join the Wa Municipal Assembly.

  11 months ago ago
U/W: We Want to Join Wa Municipal - Nearby Community

SOCIETY

Upper West: Armed Robber Shot Dead, Two Others Arrested.

The police department in the Upper West region of Ghana has today confirmed the arrest of two notorious armed robbers with the other shot dead after attempting to run away. According to the police, the two arrested persons in the Upper West Region have allegedly robbed and injured two victims during their operation.

  2 months ago ago
Upper West: Armed Robber Shot Dead, Two Others Arrested.

POLITICS

U/W: Affordable Housing in Wa to be Completed - Minister

Mr. Ambrose Dery(Left), Mr. Francis Asenso-Boakye(Center), Dr. Bin Salih Hafiz(Right) The Upper West Regional Minister, Dr. Hafiz Bin Salih together with the Member of Parliament for Nandom Constituency and Minister for The Interior, Hon. Ambrose Dery have visited the Office of the Minister for Works and Housing Hon Francis Asenso-Boakye to discuss issues regarding the abandoned affordable housing project located in the Upper West Region. The Project started in 2007 in Siiriyiri, a suburb of Wa West District

  9 months ago ago
U/W: Affordable Housing in Wa to be Completed - Minister

SOCIETY

7 Notorious 'Fulani' Robbers Arrested in Upper West Region

The Upper West Region Police PRO, MR. Gideon Ohene Boateng on Behalf of the Regional Command has issued a statement that 7 Notorious armed robbers have been arrested. The North Western geographical belt has witnessed some of these unfortunate attacks in the past 4 day with a robbery attack recorded at Danivaar, a suburb of Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District in the Savannah Region.

  5 months ago ago
7 Notorious 'Fulani' Robbers Arrested in Upper West Region

SOCIETY

Dampare's Men Arrest Two Robbers, Another Shot Dead In The Upper West Region.

The Police have arrested two robbers who went on operation on the dawn of 13th of November, 2021 in the Upper West Region. This robbery incident happened in the Wa West District and according to the Police, the two suspects; Musdeen Issahaku and Alhassan Musah after robbing the victims did not leave them to go free but stabbed them with a knife.

  2 months ago ago
Dampare's Men Arrest Two Robbers, Another Shot Dead In The Upper West Region.

EDUCATION

U/W: Dorimon Teachers Reject Government Accommodation

Residents of Dorimo in the Wa West District have expressed worry over failure of their school teachers to stay in the community, but prefer staying in the regional capital, Wa.

  11 months ago ago
U/W: Dorimon Teachers Reject Government Accommodation

HEALTH

U/W: Pregnant women within Wa West Community in Danger

Wa West District in Upper West Region Residents of Dankor Community in the Wa West District have expressed worry over the poor road network linking the community to other adjourning communities. A residents in the community, Madam Dari Boyeleh, stated that, the situation have led to difficulties in accessing healthcare services in other communities. Madam Dari added that, the road gets flooded anytime it rains, which posed a threat to the lives of pregnant women in particular in accessing antenatal care services

  11 months ago ago
U/W: Pregnant women within Wa West Community in Danger

SOCIETY

U/W: Robbery Cases Affecting our Market Business - Residents of Tampuoro

The chief and residents of Tampuoro, a small farming community in the Wa West district of the Upper West Region have called on the government of Ghana, particularly the Wa West district assembly to as a matter of urgency come to their aid with the construction of a road from Tampuoro through Wele-yiri to Nassah. This call comes on the back of the increase in the number of armed robbery cases on the Nassah - Tampuoro road.  Tampuoro Road in Wa West District In an interview with the residents, the chief of Tampuoro,

  1 year ago ago
U/W: Robbery Cases Affecting our Market Business - Residents of Tampuoro

POLITICS

DCE Swerves Community Of Goat, Fowls; Leaves People In Loggerheads With Chief

The people of Bienye,a community in Wa West District are still nursing their pains three years after their DCE visited them with some people and promised to provide them a dam within three months.

  10 months ago ago
DCE Swerves Community Of Goat, Fowls; Leaves People In Loggerheads With Chief

POLITICS

U/W: Community in Wa West Express Worry over absence of Some Amenities

DCE for Wa West District, Edward Sabo Labiir Residents of Bakuroteng/Bulitanga community in Lassie-Tuolu Electoral Area of the Wa West District have discredited the lack of water in the community. In an interview at the community, residents explained that, the lack of water in the community forces residents to walk long distance to fetch water from a stream which is unwholesome for domestic use. Residents says, the situation posed a big challenge to them. Residents also added that, they are living in darkness

  11 months ago ago
U/W: Community in Wa West Express Worry over absence of Some Amenities

SOCIETY

Chief To Consider Whoever Can Provide Them Water As The God Of His Community

The people of Bakyiele Koraa, a small farming community in the Wa West District of the Upper West Region have told Opera News that they have no source of drinking water in the community.

  11 months ago ago
Chief To Consider Whoever Can Provide Them Water As The God Of His Community

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Water Melon Farmers Worried of Low Sales Last Year, But Assemblyman Suggests Reduction In Production

Water melonfarmers in the Wa West District, particularly Chiatanga have complained about low sales of their produce last year.

  11 months ago ago
Water Melon Farmers Worried of Low Sales Last Year, But Assemblyman Suggests Reduction In Production

HEALTH

Over 500 children in the Wa West District have received free eye care services

Blissful Sight for Kids, a Non-Governmental Organization under the auspices of Bliss Eye Care Clinic has organized free eye screening for over 500 children at Piisie and its adjourning communities in the Wa West District of the Upper West Region.an Optometrist at Bliss Eye Care who doubled as the Chairman of the organization, Dr. Zackarea Al-Hasan Balure, in an interview said children in rural communities are disadvantaged to eye care services because their parents cannot afford the cost, saying this prompted ‘Blissful Sight for Kids’ to lend a helping hand.

  8 months ago ago
Over 500 children in the Wa West District have received free eye care services