Rosewood Harvesting: Minster of Lands and Natural Resources Sanctioned Issuance of Salvage Permits-Sir John

Chief Executive Officer of the Forestry Commission has made a damning revelation that Minister of Lands and Natural Resources is the brain behind the much talked about  issuance of salvage permits and not forestry commission as held by the public. The Chief Executive Officer in the person of Mr.Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie popularly known as ‘Sir John’ dispelled the misconception held by many that,his outfit took a unanimous decision of issuing salvage permits to rosewood merchants to engage in illegally felling

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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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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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