Tag Archives: Upper East Region

U/E NPP aspirant promises to re-vitalize support base

Alhaj Abdullah Otito Achuliwuor, an aspirant contesting the Upper East Regional Chair of the New Patriotic Party has promised to restructure and reactivate the support base of the party when elected into office. According to him, the party structures in the region are not well resourced to effectively win the party more parliamentary seats and improve the presidential votes of ...

Read More »

U/E: GES ‘sacks’ teachers with banking, marketing certificates

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has terminated the appointments of all new teachers with banking, marketing and finance certificates engaged as teaching and non-teaching staff after the Service’s limited recruitment exercise. According to the Upper East Regional Education Director, Patricia Ayiko, an order was given from the Headquarters of the Ghana Education Service instructing the immediate abrogation of their engagement. ...

Read More »

U/E to get database on vulnerable people

The Upper East Region will soon have a register of all vulnerable groups and households to guide the execution of government social intervention programmes. This was disclosed by Ghana National Household Registry (GNHR). The ongoing household data collection under the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MOGCSP) targets over two hundred thousand households in the region, with a population ...

Read More »

U/E MDAs pledge to provide improved services

UE MDAs sign performance contracts to improve services (1)

Municipal and District Assemblies (MDAs) in the Upper East Region have signed performance agreements with the people of the region to deliver improved social services to citizens and communities. Under the performance agreements, the 13 MDAs are required to initiate innovative strategies to generate local revenues with support from the government, geared towards job creation, prosperity and equal opportunity for ...

Read More »

U/East NPP Chair aspirant targets more parliamentary seats

An Upper East Regional Chairman aspirant of the New Patriotic Party, Filson Awankua, says his leadership will ensure the party increases its parliamentary seats in the region and create job opportunities for the citizenry. Mr. Awankua, said the few [3] NPP parliamentary seats in the region was due to the poor leadership and disunity among the regional executives. He said ...

Read More »

385 communities in U/E declared Open Defecation Free

385 out of 1,990 communities of the Upper East Region have been certified Open Defecation Free through the Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) model. The CLTS model, which encourages communities to use local materials to construct latrines was adopted in 2015 and triggered the certification of 15 communities as open defecation free, with 42 more being certified in 2016. Speaking ...

Read More »

Two ambulances for over a million people; U/East cries for help

Ali Baba Awini, the Upper East Regional Administrator of the National Ambulance Service  on Monday appealed to government and NGOs in the country to support the region with ambulances. He said the Upper East Region, with a population of about 1, 124,193, had only two national ambulances serving the entire Region, and that compelled relatives of most referred patients from ...

Read More »

Malaria deaths decline in Upper East Region

free mosquito nets

Mr. Sidney Agoyomah Abilba, the Upper East Regional Focal Person for Malaria has called on the media to disseminate information on the need to use Long Lasting Insecticide Net (LLIN) as part of measures to reduce the prevalence of malaria in the Region. The Region made progress in malaria control, as the proportion of suspected malaria treatment increased from 86.4 ...

Read More »

Gov’t to employ additional 50 State Attorneys

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Mrs. Gloria Akuffo, has hinted that government has secured financial clearance from the Ministry of Finance for the  employment Fifty (50) State Attorneys to augment and strengthen the delivery of justice in the country. Gloria Akuffo disclosed this at Bolgatanga during a familiarization tour of the Upper East Region on Thursday. The tour ...

Read More »

Binduri youth threaten chaos over district assembly office relocation

A group calling itself Concerned Youth Association of Binduri in the Upper East Region has warned that, there will be chaos and bloodshed should government attempt relocating the Binduri Assembly Office block from Binguri to Binduri. According to the group, the Upper East Regional Minister Rockson Bukari on February 1 2018, called on the Binduri chief, Naaba Akolbila Ajetwin, to ...

Read More »