Sissala East Municipal: Philanthropist Nears the Promise of Setting up 5 Community Libraries in Deprived Communities

A partnership project between a well renowned philanthropist and 5 communities to setting up community libraries in the Sissala East municipal of the Upper West Region of Ghana is nearing completion as Mr.Kingsley Mahama Kanton takes delivery of books in Tumu and from friends in abroad. Though partnership, a chunk part of the efforts comes from the philanthropist. Mr.Kingsley Mahama Kanton known as a philanthropist, a onetime parliamentary candidate on the ticket of Peoples National Convention party (PNC) and also

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Deliver us from Communication blackout; says Gandawii Communities

The Chiefs and people of Gandawii communities in the Sissala West District of the Upper West Region of Ghana have appealed to government to facilitate the availability of mobile telephone network in their 6 clan communities. This clarion call was made at the celebration of this year’s Gandawii Naabahilime festival. This year’s theme was ’Celebration Ten Years of the Gandawii Unity and Cultural Revival’. The event was held in Sorbelle Communiy in the Sissala West District of Upper West Region

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Gandawii Festival: Up-grade Sorbelle CHPS Compound to a Health Centre Says Gandawii Clan

The Chiefs and people of the Gandawii Clan comprising 6 communities have made a strong call to the government to up-grade Sorbelle CHPS compound to a health center since that is the centre of their enclave and by large would serve as a nearest referral centre. They bemoaned the deplorable nature of their roads leading to the District capital has a hindrance to accessing health care especially emergency cases. This message in a welcome address was, among a number of

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Up-grade Tumu Customs Barrier to An international Standard;Says Tumu Kuoro

The paramount Chief of Tumu traditional area His Eminent Chief Richard Babini Kanton VI who is also a member of council of elders has made a passionate appeal to the president of the republic of Ghana His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo to as part of his quest to develop Sissala area and the Upper West Region as a whole to as a matter of enhancing trade between countries,relocate the current Customs Barrier to the boundary between Ghana and

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Help us Fight Rosewood Harvesting; Minister charges locals

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources has from yesterday 11/03/2019 re-echoed on the ban of harvesting, transporting and exporting of rosewood. Based on this, the ministry has charged on the locals whose areas have become fertile grounds for these activities to fight off loggers of the rosewood species. He added that, locals could impound trucks loaded with rosewood if spotted in their jurisdiction with assistance of the security agencies. The Ministry has directed the Forestry Commission to suspend the

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Give Priority to Children in Most Deprived Areas; Says D.C.E for Nadowli-Kaleo

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Nadowli-Kaleo, Madam Katherine T.Lankono has made a passionate appeal to the NGOs and other players working in education sector to as a matter of making an impactful targeting, give much priority to children in deprived communities who cannot access basic education in the country, she made this call with emphasis on Nadowli-Kaleo District as this when implemented would a ensure a sound foundation is laid for the children and hence them realizing their full

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Upper East Region: Group Calls for the Revamping Of the Defunct Bolgatanga Meat Factory

A concern group of persons from the Upper East Region with name ‘’Narrative Changers’’ have raised their voice to the government of Ghana to as a matter of urgency and development revamp the defunct meat factory in the region.  The GIHOC Zuarungu Meat Product Limited in Dulugu was set up in the year 1965 operating to full capacity. The meat factory used to source for its raw materials from the region and neighboring Burkina Faso and also from Mali. The

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SISAALA LAND IS READY FOR THIS YEAR’S MEGA PARRI GBIELLE FESTIVAL

  The Sisaala is poised to host numerous visitors as they celebrate an annual festival known as Parri Gbielle. The festival which was given birth to in the year 1965 and was short lived due to disunity. The celebration of the festival bounced back to life in the year 2009 when Tumu Kuoro Richard Babini Kanton IV took over as the chief of the Tumu and the paramount chief of the Tumu traditional area. Paari Gbielle festival is annually celebrated

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REJOINDER: ”Wa Sec.Tech:Sports Teacher ”Removed”for Allegedly Aiding Students Possess and Charge their Phones’’BY Upperwestmedia.Net

We the family and friends of Rasheed formerly a resident of Kuntah,a suburb of Wa and also a former Physical Education tutor at Wa Secondary Technical Senior High School have read with dismay a defamatory publication on your online news portal called UpperWestMedia.Net on the 03 rd of February, 2019 with caption ”Wa Sec.Tech:Sports Teacher ”Removed”for Allegedly Aiding Students Possess and Charge their Phones’’ and has since gained prominence on Facebook. We therefor wish to express out heart felt disappointment

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THE HYPOCRISY IN US; THE VERY CAUSE OF THE INSECURITY IN GHANA

The Ghana Police service is by the laws of Ghana mandated to keep law and order or protect lives and properties. In summation, they are responsible for the internal security issues of the country. The Ghanaian constitution (chapter fifteen) states it clearly that, the police service shall be equipped and maintained to perform its traditional role of maintaining law and order. It also states that, there shall be a police council consisting of ten persons. Of all these appointments to

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