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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The New Building for Our “Useless” Parliament

July 2, 2019 Parliament says the construction of a new chamber building will start by the end of this year In July 2018, I conducted a poll on Facebook on the usefulness or otherwise of the parliament of Ghana in our democracy. Here is the question I asked: “Is parliament useful in its contribution to our democracy and development as a nation or it is a useless institution which has failed in its role as a check on the executive

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Politics of infrastructure: The case of Ghana.

No doubt, infrastructures and material technologies shape and define developmental paths, especially in poorer economies in Africa. Discourses about their construction, functionality and management has enjoyed relatively high attention by policy maker, engineers, architectures and policy makers alike. However, the politicization of infrastructure is a new dimension that requires further interrogations. Since, Ghana’s return to democracy in 1992, and particularly after political  power changed hands in 2000, infrastructures’ construction has often played a major role in the political economy of the two

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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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Why Kete-Krachi deserves the capital of Oti Region

Aerial shots of some part of Kete-Krachi Lakeside The people of Kete-Krachi say they deserve and are prepared to host the capital of the newly-created Oti Region. They argue that siting the regional capital in Kete-Krachi will open up that area for development and also open up the Oti Region to the regions that share boundaries with Kete-Krachi to the north and west. They argue that due to the location of Kete-Krachi, travellers to the regional capital, if sited there,

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THE NORTH, DAGBON AND A RANT

Never have I ever thought that hurting words from people could lead one to commit a suicide. I have always assumed such a thing as a textbook hypothesis. It felt like a dagger through heart when I recently read a comment on Ghanaweb concerning the recent developments about the North especially Dagbon. The comment reads: “No matter the high level of education of northerners especially Dagombas, they will still have some traces of violence and stupidity in them. Why do they

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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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