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Nangodi: Over 200 security personnel trained on counter terrorism

By: Peter Agengre In an effort to strengthen the security operatives and build their capacity to counter terrorism, over two hundred police personnel have completed a capacity building program at the Security Resilience and Peace Building Training and Educational Centre at Nangodi in the Upper East Region. It was a collaborative initiative between Projects Banbo […]

Election 2024: Hassan Ayariga visits Kusasi and Mamprusi Communities in Upper East

By: Seth Ayiah Founder and Presidential Candidate of the All-People’s Congress (APC) Hassan Ayariga has launched his campaign in the Upper East region with a visit to Kusasi and Mamprusi communities to express his concern about current happenings in Bawku and how peace can be maintained.  Welcomed by both communities, Dr Ayariga was tasked with […]

Flood hinders access to education, healthcare at Vea, surrounding communities


Residents of Vea and its surrounding communities in the Bongo District of the Upper East Region are struggling to access education and healthcare delivery, among other social services, due to the recent torrential rains. The rains have flooded the main road near the Vea Dam, which links the communities to the Regional Capital, Bolgatanga and […]

Binduri SHS shut down temporarily over lack of food

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH The Binduri Community Day Senior High School (SHS) in the Upper East Region has been temporarily closed down. The closure stems from the school’s inability to provide meals for the students since May 29, 2023. In protest against the school administration and the government, the students boycotted classes on Tuesday, July 11, […]

MOFA lifts ban on movement and consumption of ruminants in Upper East

MOFA lifts ban on movement and consumption of ruminants in Upper East

By Anthionette Abbah The Ministry of Food and Agriculture has lifted the ban on the movement of ruminants and slaughtering of the same for consumption in the Binduri District of the Upper East Region.  The ban was imposed after cases of Anthrax were recorded in the district.  A statement signed by the Minister of Food […]

Informal Sector businesses in Upper East receive training in digital marketing  


Some informal sector business owners and operators in the Upper East Region have received training on digital marketing, to take advantage of the revolution in the media space to boost operations and increase revenue. The participants, consisting of smock and basket weavers, leather craft dealers, hairdressers, and dressmakers among other artisans, also received training on […]

Ban on meat consumption in Upper East

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By: Peter Agengre Four Districts in the Upper East Region have confirmed some anthrax outbreaks. These include Binduri, Bawku West, Talensi and Bolgatanga Municipal. Out of these numbers, one person was confirmed dead after consuming the meat of some cattle affected by anthrax.  Following the new confirmed death of two cattle of anthrax at Duusi […]