Anti-Illegal Rosewood Harvesting Task Force Donates School Uniform, Books and Mathematical Sets to School Children

A vigilante group dabbed”Operation Stop Rosewood Harvesting in Sissala East District ” comprising the youth with the collective aim of  stopping the operation of illegal felling of rosewood in Sissala East District have made a  donation  to school children in two communities. School children in Nabugubelle and Sumborun in the Sissala East District benefited from these donations. Items donated included,exercise books(200),mathematical sets (60) and school uniforms (120)the very needy children in school. Selection of beneficiaries was done by a team(Daniel,Munkailu,Ayamga

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Tomatoes farmers:Lack of Market Forced us to Quite Tomatoes Farming.

Tomatoes farmers association in the Upper East Region of Ghana have voiced out reasons for quiting tomatoes farming and rather have to engage in pepper farming peper. The peasant farmers,during a radio interview and represented by  focal person of the peasant farmers associati vented their frustration on the absence of ready market for their produce for many years,which paved  the way for market queens to exploite the,they buy their produce on credit couple with reluctance to pay. Follow up calls

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State Broad Caster: GBC Backtracks in Possible Prosecution of TV Licence Fee Defualters

The governing board of GBC has this afternoon issued a press statement backtracking the much talked about TV licence fee and possible prosecution of Defualters and hence the setting up of a special courts to handle cases. In a  press statement issued in an emergency meeting dated today 10th of January,2018,the board has weighed the challenges that had come with the implementation of the TV licence fee. The board noticing the outcry,anxieties,and apprehensions registered by the public with respect to

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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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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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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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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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