Chieftaincy litigations threatening peace in Upper West Region

April 30, 2018

Mr. Amidu Chinnia Issahaku, Acting Upper West Regional Minister has observed that the worrying trend of chieftaincy litigations are a threat to the peace and security of the region. He therefore made a passionate appeal to the Upper West Region House of Chiefs to put in place measures to resolve the disputes before they escalate. […]

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Conditions for supply of subsidized fertilizer revised

April 30, 2018

Wa, April 27, GNA – Conditions for the supply of subsidized fertilizers under the government’s signature ‘Planting for food and jobs” programme has been revised due to abuse by beneficiary farmers. The government has absorbed 50 per cent of the cost and the arrangement was for the farmer to carry the fertilizer away after making […]

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UPPER WEST REGIONAL MINISTER LAUNCHES THE TAX AND GOOD GOVERNANCE WEEK OF GRA

April 16, 2018

  As part of efforts to increase revenue, the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) launched the tax and good governance week to sensitize the populace, especially eligible taxpayers, on the need for voluntary compliance in honoring their tax obligations to the state and filing tax returns. The programme was launched on Friday 6th April, 2018 at […]

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SMALLHOLDER AGRICULTURAL MECHANIZATION PROJECT (SAMP) LAUNCHED BY AG. UPPER WEST REGIONAL MINISTER

April 16, 2018

  The Smallholder Agricultural Mechanization Project (SAMP) is a project which seeks to improve the incomes and agricultural productivity of 15,000 smallholder farmers in the Upper West Region through increased access to mechanization services of simple and affordable machinery that will also not disturb the soil structure. Addressing participants at the launch of the project […]

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MDCEs IN THE UPPER WEST REGION SIGN PERFORMANCE CONTRACTS WITH THEIR MDCDs

April 9, 2018

  The Ag. UW Regional Minister, Amidu Chinnia Issahaku has directed Municipal and District Chief Executives and Coordinating Directors in the Upper West Region to play active roles in the development of the Region and the country as a whole. He made this known at the signing of performance contracts between MDCEs and MDCDs on […]

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GIVE PEACE A CHANCE AG. UWR MINISTER APPEALS TO CHIEFS AND PEOPLE OF SISSALA WEST.

April 9, 2018

  The Ag Upper West Regional Minister Hon Amidu Chinnia Issahaku has appealed to the chiefs and people of the Sissala West District to give peace a chance. He advised them to settle their differences using the legal system when mediation fails. He made this appeal at this year’s annual Gandawii Nabahilime festival of the […]

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THREE NEWLY CREATED MUNICIPALITIES IN THE UPPER WEST REGION INAUGURATED

March 30, 2018

  A total of 44 newly created Municipalities and districts have been inaugurated throughout the Country. In the Upper West Region, the Sissala East, Jirapa and Lawra districts were upgraded to Municipalities. This was made known by the  Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hajia Alima Mahama, who in November 2017, laid before parliament […]

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20TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE TEACHERS FUND LAUNCHED IN THE UWR

March 30, 2018

  The Teachers Fund is a retirement supplement and solidarity scheme for the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) established by a Trust deed (a deed of conveyance creating and setting out the conditions of a trust) in May, 1998. The fund started with a monthly deduction of Ten pesewas as basic contributions from the […]

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FIX OUR ROADS- PARAMOUNT CHIEF FOR TUMU TRADITIONAL AREA APPEALS TO VEEP

March 30, 2018

  The paramount chief of the Tumu traditional area Kuoro Richard Babini Kanton VI has appealed to the President of the Republic of Ghana through the Vice President to fix the major trunk roads as well as the feeder roads of the traditional area before the end of the first tenure of the president. Kuoro […]

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STOP NEGATIVE ACTIVITIES HINDERING DEVELOPMENT OF THE REGION- AG. U/W REGIONAL MINISTER

March 21, 2018

  The acting Upper West Regional Minister Hon. Amidu Chinnia Issahaku has called on traditional leaders in the Upper West Region to stop negative activities hampering on the development of the region. He made this call when he addressed the general house of the Upper West Regional House of Chiefs meeting on Friday, March 2nd, […]

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