Twenty –two road crashes recorded in the Upper West Region in the Second Quarter of 2018

Twenty –two road crashes recorded in the Upper West Region in the Second Quarter of 2018Statistics from the Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU) of the Ghana Police Service in the Upper West Region shows that twenty- two (22) road crashes were recorded in the region in the Second quarter of the year 2018. In all the accident cases reported eleven (11) cases were fatal, seven (7) serious and four (4) minor cases. The Wa Municipality recorded the highest number

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SISSALA EAST MUNICPAL: KEDAN LIMITED OUTDOORS THEIR PRODUCTS AHEAD OF COMMERCIAL LAUNCHING COME JUNE.

An agribusiness with a registered name ’’KEDAN LIMITED’’ established and headquartered in Tumu; the Municipal Capital of Sissala East has today 2nd May, 2018 outdoored some of their food products. According to management, Kedan Limited has been set up with the sole aim of improving lives of farmers through agribusiness especially in the northern part of the country. The company can currently boast of about 25 full time staff with the intention of employing more permanent and temporary staff. The

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Sissala East Municipal :Aggrieved Community Members Hijack a Forest Reserve for Farming and Threatens Mayhem.

A group of aggrieved community members have invaded a forest reserve in their community  and have cut down trees covering about three acrages of land in preparation for this year’s farming season. Aggrieved persons hailing from Chinchan ,a farming community located in the newly inuguarated Sissala East Municipal in the Upper West Region of Ghana. This comunity members who owns a stretch of land serving as a forest reserve  for more than 43 years till now havd have announced a seizure

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Upper West Region: Four Sissala Communities Record 49 Teenage Pregnancies In 2017

The Kulfuo Sub-District of Sissala East Municipal in Upper West Region recorded 49 teenage pregnancies in 2017, health officials have said, with 15 of them believed to be in their teens going into marriage. The staggering figure registered in four communities had Challu community topping the list with 17 recorded reported cases, followed by Mwanduonu 15, Kulfuo 12 and Tarsaw five, making a total of 49 in the sub-district. Mr Rauf Bawa Basugu, the Sissala East Municipal Health Information Officer,

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Upper West Region: Deputy Regional Minister Launches “the Tax and Good Governance Week of GRA”.

The Deputy Upper West Regional Minister in the person of Hon.Amidu Chinnia Issahaku,the Ag Regional Assistant Commissioner of Ghana Revenue Authority ,Mr. Ebenzer Mensah together with other stakeholders launch ‘’The Tax and Good Governance Week of GRA’’ The programme launching took place today 6th April, 2018 at the forecourt of the GRA Regional Office-Wa. The theme for today’s programme launch was ’’Filing your Tax Returns, your Civic Responsibility’’. The week long programme is geared towards enhancing tax compliance among eligible

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Gandawi Communities Celebrate Gandawi Naabahilime Festival

Gandawi clan celebrates their 9th annual Gandawi  Naabahilime festival in a grand style.Gandawi clan is  located in  the Sissala West District of the Upper West Region of Ghana. The clan comprises  of  8 communities namely :Buoti, Kandia,Pulima,Sorbelle,Silbelle,Kupulima,Jitong and Gbarima . This year’s celebration saw in  attendance the  Deputy Minister Upper West Regional Minister Hon.Amidu Chinnia Issahaku,Dce for Sissala West DistrictHon.Zakaria Mohammed Bakor, Former Dce’s ,assembly members,  revered chiefs ,the media fraternity and the general public. This year’s theme for the

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Anti-Illegal Rosewood Harvesting Task Force Donates School Uniform, Books and Mathematical Sets to School Children

A vigilante group dabbed”Operation Stop Rosewood Harvesting in Sissala East District ” comprising the youth with the collective aim of  stopping the operation of illegal felling of rosewood in Sissala East District have made a  donation  to school children in two communities. School children in Nabugubelle and Sumborun in the Sissala East District benefited from these donations. Items donated included,exercise books(200),mathematical sets (60) and school uniforms (120)the very needy children in school. Selection of beneficiaries was done by a team(Daniel,Munkailu,Ayamga

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THE CHANGING DYNAMICS OF DOWRY PAYMENT AMONG THE SISSALA

In olden times, the rules of inheritance impose the responsibility of finding and paying for a wife for younger brothers, sons and grandsons on the head of family. By this arrangement, the head of family was empowered to expend the collective resources of the family based on the needs of individual family members and the exigencies of the time. It is instructive to note that the same rules of inheritance require all able-bodied members of the family to work on

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Tomatoes farmers:Lack of Market Forced us to Quite Tomatoes Farming.

Tomatoes farmers association in the Upper East Region of Ghana have voiced out reasons for quiting tomatoes farming and rather have to engage in pepper farming peper. The peasant farmers,during a radio interview and represented by  focal person of the peasant farmers associati vented their frustration on the absence of ready market for their produce for many years,which paved  the way for market queens to exploite the,they buy their produce on credit couple with reluctance to pay. Follow up calls

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State Broad Caster: GBC Backtracks in Possible Prosecution of TV Licence Fee Defualters

The governing board of GBC has this afternoon issued a press statement backtracking the much talked about TV licence fee and possible prosecution of Defualters and hence the setting up of a special courts to handle cases. In a  press statement issued in an emergency meeting dated today 10th of January,2018,the board has weighed the challenges that had come with the implementation of the TV licence fee. The board noticing the outcry,anxieties,and apprehensions registered by the public with respect to

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