PUPILS OF GBENEBISI SCHOOL FORCED TO STUDY UNDER TIN SHEDS

Pupils of Gbenebisi Primary school in the Sissala East District of the Upper West region are compelled to use  tine sheds as classrooms due to inadequate classrooms for teaching and learning.  Gbenebisi is a farming community located in the south east of the Sissala East District. the community is about 57 miles away from the District capital,with a very terrible road network.The people in the community are mainly of the Gurusi and Sissala tribe,with the Gurusi dominating.Due to the heterogeneous

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Sissala East District: The Sorry State of Our Library

According Wikipedia’ ’A library is a collection of sources of information and similar resources, made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing. It provides physical or digital access to material, and may be a physical building or room, or a virtual space, or both’’. Yes indeed, we have a physical building supposedly meant as custody for sources of information and similar resources should be made accessible to the people especially knowledge seekers in the District.  The Sissala East District library

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Wole Soyinka: how to detoxify young minds from indoctrination

With Africa’s campuses beset by religious zealotry, Wole Soyinka suggests universities provide a year of materialist induction to free students of dogma and extremism December 22, 2016 By Wole Soyinka Source: Rex A few years ago, I had reached the stage of despair over the deterioration of the university system in my own country, Nigeria, under successive regimes of both civilian and military orders. Even the basic, campus social life had broken down, a condition that I tried to summarise in

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CALM HAS BEEN RESTORED IN GWOLLU TOWNSHIP FOLLOWING YESTERDAY’S CHAOS

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for the Sissala West,Mr.Zakaria Mohammed Bakor has been given the green light to return to his office after some aggrieved party sympathizers stormed his office yesterday in the afternoon and locked up the office when they met his absence Calm has since returned to the District captial Gwollu following the intervention of the Regional minister  Mr.Sulemana Alhassan and his Deputy Mr.Amidu Issahaku Chinnia who swiftly drove in to subdue tensions and ostensibly find lasting solution

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THE SISSALA MAN HAS THROWN HIS INTEGRITY TO THE DOGS

I write with grief and heavy heart as political leaders and traditional authorities who ought to protect our land from the gripes of unscrupulous and money conscious people have gone behind us to get their dirty looking palms greased. Barely a month ago, King Kong and his small kings had a crunch meeting to deliberate on austerity measures to halt the invasion of rosewood merchants into our fragile ecological zone with the intention of raping the vegetation. In this said

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Angry Party Youth Besieged the Sissala West DCE’s Office and Had it Locked .

Rampaging youth believed to be party sympathizers of the National Patriotic Party(NPP) in the Gwollu,the capital of the Sissala West District,today stormed the office of the DCE. The rampaging Party youth led by the current party constituency party chairman in the person of Mr. Kanchuo Dramani , another very known party member affectionately called Waleka and another Asante. According our source, this chaos was caused as a result of sudden withdrawal of the name of a hard working party member

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Sissala East District Assembly failed to Elect A Presiding Member After First Round of Voting

The Sissala East District Assembly failed to elect a presiding member after First round of voting. In a general meeting today at the Sissala East District Assembly conference hall, to as part of issues for discussion had a first round of  voting to elect a presiding member. The former presiding member,who happens to be the only contender was subjected to voting by the house . After a successful voting and  counting by Electoral Commissioner ,it emerged that, out of the

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Men Who Impregnate Girls Under 18 in Sissala Districts to Pay Cow, Money et al.

  Traditional leaders have joined forces with parents in the Sissala East and West areas in the Upper West Region to devise some by-laws to protect young girls against teenage pregnancy and child marriage. Depending on the degree of the offence, the man would be forced to pay as high as GHc 1,000 in addition to items such as cow and food. The chiefs and people in the two districts formulated the laws to also improve the not-too-encouraging level of

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Train derails at Tesano; scores injured

An Accra-bound train from Nsawam has left some passengers injured after it derailed at Tesano on Monday morning. It is unclear yet what caused the train to derail. Details are scanty on the accident, but the injured according to reports, have been sent to an unnamed hospital. The injured persons according to an account by an eyewitness, were assisted out of the train by some police recruits from the Tesano Police Training School, who were on their normal training routine. Coaches

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Mohamed’s Story of Hell on Earth in Libya

This is the moving story of Mohamed, a Cameroonian, about his 3-year journey through North Africa in his attempt to reach Europe. It’s a story of ordeal and suffering and encounters with death, which made the young man to finally decide to return home. “I left Cameroon back in 2013 to find work elsewhere. I spent a year and a half in Algeria and then six more months in Morocco. After they repatriated me to Mauritania, I went back to

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