U/W: Seven Arrested For Harvesting Rosewood In Sissala

The youth in the Sissala East district in the Upper West region through a taskforce which was set up on Tuesday, with the support of the police has arrested seven persons for harvesting rosewood in some communities in the area. On the first day of operation,  the taskforce visited Nabugbelle, Dolibuzon and Yagantu where the merchants instead of carting away rose wood that were lying in the community per the license that was issued by the ministry of Lands and

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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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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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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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BIGBOSS RAMPAGING: PRODUCE CULPRITS BY MONDAY OR SUFFER MY WRATH – HEADMASTER TO FINAL YEAR STUDENTS

Students in the Bolgatanga Senior High School today went on rampage after a colleague, Eliasu Zakari died at the Bolgatanga Hospital. The students blamed the death of their colleague on the failure of the Senior House Master to sign an exeat for the student who hails from Lalsa/Deega in the Bawku East Municipality. Seidu Sulemana Akurugu who was on the campus reported that the male students of the school vandalized some vehicles on the campus. He indicated that the timely

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BIGBOSS: STUDENTS GO ON RAMPAGE AFTER COLLEAGUE’S DEATH

Students of the Bolgatanga Senior High School are on rampage after a male student lost his life. The students according to A1 Radio News’ Seidu Sulemana Akurugu are blaming the school’s Senior House master for the death of their colleague. According to them, the refusal of the Senior House Master to sign the exeat for their colleague on time led to his untimely death. Seidu Sulemana reports that personnel of the Ghana Police Service have moved in to restore calm

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Sissala East District Circuit Court Orders for the Destruction of Seized Unwholesome Food Products from 13 Shops

About 12 provisional shops and a drinking spot appeared before the Sissala East Distrcit circuit court for selling unwholesome food products to the public. The Sissala East District Environmental Health and Sanitation Unit embarked on a mass inspection to provisional shops in the Tumu township for the sale of unwholesome food products. It was during this unannounced exercise that,12 provisional shops and a drinking spot were unearthed to have being involved in the sale of unwholesome(expired) food products ranging from

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