Sissala East: The Okoa Project Pilots Prototype Ambulances in Deprived communities

The Okoa Project is an International Non-Governmental Organization that was given birth to in Tanzania with the aim of increasing access to health care by facilitating medical transportation of sick person’s especially pregnant women in to the nearest health facilities in very deprived communities. The Okoa project’s intervention revolves around the ingenuity of engineers(local artisans and technical students) to come out with practical and innovative solutions to local problems and thus ensuring sustainability. Against this back drop, The Okoa Project

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An Irate Youth of the Sissala East Municipal Stormed The Municipal Forestry Office over Resurgence of Rosewood Harvesting

An irate youth comprising Sissala Union and Sissala Youth Forum today, 18th February, 2020 stormed the Municipal Forestry office over an alleged action and inaction of the officers suspected to be the results of the creation of fertile grounds for the resurgence of the harvesting of rosewood in the area. The Sissala East Municipal is one among the hardest hit in the Upper West Region by the nefarious activities of illegal loggers amidst numerous protests and resistance by well-meaning people

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Sisaala East Municipal: Tumu Lorry Park to be given a Befitting Upgrade; says Upper West Deputy Regional Minister

According to the Minister, barring any last minute changes, the Tumu lorry park will receive a major face-lift to save it from the current small size and deplorable state leaving the main road always impassable by stationary long vehicles on transit. The Deputy Upper West Regional Minister, Mr.Amidu Issahaku Chinnia has disclosed that, plans are far advanced for a contractor to move to sit and start working on the Tumu Lorry Station. This, the Minister said will brace the lorry

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Sisaala East Municipal to Benefit from a Multi -Purpose Soya Beans Processing Factory

The Sisaala East Municipality in the Upper West region of Ghana is about to get its share of the government flagship policy of One District! One Factory! This new development was contained in an address delivered by the Sisaala East Municipal Chief Executive; in the person of Hon. Karim Nanyua. According to the MCE, a feasibility studies was under taken and the reports reaching him indicates that, the above mentioned project will commence very soon. Meet the press series is

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Sissala East: National Board for Small Scale Industries and Rural Enterprise Programme Organize A Training for Clients

National Board for Small Scale Industries and Rural Enterprise Programme organized a sensitization program for a cross section of their clients in the Sissala East Municipal. The event took place in the on the 17th October, 2019 and hence brought together business fraternity in the Municipality comprising of the following: (1)Sachet water producers (2)Soap and detergents producers (3)Honey producers and the (4) Local beverage producers The rational for having the sensitization was geared towards equipping participants with registration requirements of

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Sisaala West District Assembly HOST Junior Staff Course 72 Military Officers

The Sisaala West Assembly headed by the District Chief Executive in the person of Hon.Mohammed Bakor  flanked by the District Police commander and the District Coordinating Director on the 24th September, 2019 hosted  JSC (Junior Staff Course)72 military officers. The officers numbering about 30 included two Nigerians and one Liberian and the rest being Ghanaians. The visiting team comprises of Armed Forces, Navy, Air force, and their counterpart from CEPS. The DCE for Sisaala West District briefed them on government

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CDA Director Lashes out at the Sissala East MCE for Incompetence and Corruption Related Activities

The Country Director for Community Development Alliance (CDA) a Non-Governmental Organization locally based in Ghana,has expressed his disappointment over what he describes as sheer incompetence and corrupt attitude of the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Sissala East in the person of Hon. Karim Nanyua. This message was contained in a facebook page owned by the Chief Executive Director with name ‘’Issifu Salifu Kanton’’ This attacks comes at a time there is an intensified public outcry on the depletion of the

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Incumbent M.P Whip UDS Lecturer and another Person in NDC Primaries

The Nabdam Constituency delegates of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) on Saturday 24 August 2019, elected Dr. Mark Kurt Nawaane, who is a medical doctor by profession and also the incumbent Member of Parliament to represent the Party in Parliament, come 2020 elections. Nabdam District in the Upper East Region of Ghana along with the rest of the country conducted their primaries for the biggest opposition party in Ghana (NDC) where Dr. Nawaane bagged home 321 votes representing 79.85 percent

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UER: Two die in Pelungu – Sekoti road flood

People in the Nabdam District of the Upper East Region were thrown into a state of shock and mourning when two people lost their lives after a heavy downpour. This incident happened on 22nd August,2019 and after Thursday’s rainfall that lasted for more than 6 hours got the Pelungu-Sekoti Bridge flooded. An unidentified stout man in his early 50’s and a woman identified only as a native of Nyogbare got drowned in the river that connects Pelungu to Sekoti. Both

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Acute Shortage of Subsidized Fertilizer Hits Sissala East Municipal and its Environs

Farmers in Sissala East Municipal and its environs(Sissala West District) who thronged to a distribution centre to access few subsidized fertilizer clearly depicts signs of the area acute shortage of fertilizer and thus have left many in scramble for as crops are yearning for fertilizer. Sissala East Municipal is currently touted as the second best in terms of higher national maize yields and formerly the highest in the country as the area continue to suffer in the hands of governments

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