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Four arrested over missing laptops

Four staff members of the Daffiama Senior High School in the Daffiama- Busie-Issah district of the Upper West region have been arrested by the Upper West regional Police command for allegedly stealing 17 laptops belonging to the school. The four, whose names are withheld for security reasons include the headmaster, the store keeper, the ICT coordinator and a security man ...

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91% of children in U/W victims of physical violence – CDA report

91% of children in the Upper West region are said to be victim of physical violence both at school and their home environments. Most of the victim are abused by adults, the youth and by their peers. This was disclosed by Mr. Salifu Yussif Kanton, executive director of Community Development Alliance( CDA), a non-governmental organization in the Upper West region ...

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Fulani herdsmen to be registered and tagged

Fulani herdsmen living in the Jirapa District of the Upper West Region are to be registered formally and given tags for easy identification. The exercise, which is to be carried out by the District Assembly, formed part of measures to control the activities of the Fulani herdsmen in the district. The decision was taken at a meeting between the Jirapa ...

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Regional Minister blames professionals for poor road work

The Upper West regional Minister, Dr Ephraim Avea Nsor, has attributed the poor quality of work delivered by contractors in the Region to poor technical services given by professionals engaged by the Assemblies to supervise the jobs. He stated that despite the array of engineers and other technical people in the Assemblies, the nation was witnessing more badly executed jobs ...

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