Bolgatanga (Ghana)

Type: City
Name: Bolgatanga (Ghana)
Country: Ghana
Latitude: 10.79
Longitude: -.85
population: 39,870
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Please return to work -- govt begs striking workers

Despite suing them in court, government has appealed to the 12 labour unions who have been on strike since last week to return to work as negotiations on their concerns continue.Deputy Communication Minister Edward Ato Sarpong made the appeal to the strking ... [Published Joy FM - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

ActionAid to build youth centre in Bolgatanga

Bolgatanga, Oct. 28, GNA - ActionAid Ghana (AAG) has planned to build a multi-purpose youth centre in Bolgatanga to train the youth in the three Northern Regions.The facility, which is expected to cost about 300, 000 Euros when completed early next year, ... [Published Ghana News Agency - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Civil Society Group Questions Whereabouts Of Regional Minister

A civil society organization, Northern Patriots in Research and Advocacy (NORPRA), has expressed concern about the absence of the Upper East Regional Minister, Mr. James Z. Tiiga, from post.A release signed by Mr Bismark Ayorogo Adongo, President of NOPRA ... [Published Peace FM - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Forestry Decries Rate Of Deforestation

Mr. James Ware, Upper East Regional Director of Forestry Commission, has decried the alarming rate of deforestation in the Region and called on communities close to forest reserves not to misuse the vegetative cover as that would adversely affect the ... [Published Peace FM - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Teachers abandondon classrooms….but GMA, nurses working

Monitoring done by The Chronicle yesterday revealed that the strike action declared by the public sector workers was largely carried out by teachers, as other workers reported to work. Members of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) and nurses all reported ... [Published Ghanaian Chronicle - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Deforestation in Upper East alarming

Mr James Ware, Upper East Regional Director of Forestry Commission, on Wednesday decried the alarming rate of deforestation in the area.He therefore called on communities close to forest reserves not to misuse the vegetative cover as that would adversely ... [Published Spy Ghana - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Efforts by government to transform agriculture sector

Mr Fiifi Kwetey, Minister of Agriculture, on Thursday said the Vea and Tono Irrigation dams in the Upper East Region would soon see massive rehabilitation and restructuring .Mr Kwetey said the plan was part of efforts by government to transform the agricultural ... [Published Spy Ghana - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

VIDEO PPR-TV: Cardinal Resources Ltd Ghana Gold Hits Keep Coming For Cardinal

Perth, Australia (ABN Newswire) - Cardinal Resources Ltd (ASX:CDV) is on the path to becoming a near-term producer at its flagship gold project in Ghana, West Africa, where significant, high grade results has prompted a further drill campaign to increase ... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

Shortage of psychotropic medicine in Upper East

Bolgatanga, Oct. 12, GNA - As Ghana marked World Mental Health Day, mental patients in the Upper East Region have no access to the psychotropic medicine often administered to them at health facilities.This was made known at a media engagement organised ... [Published Ghana News Agency - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Bad Lifestyles cause diseases

Bolgatanga, Oct. 11, GNA - Bad Lifestyles have been identified as one of the major causes of many illnesses among the Ghanaian populace.The Upper East Regional Health Promotion Officer, Mr Rexford King James Adjei, who made the observation at a Regional ... [Published Ghana News Agency - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Upper East records Cholera Death

The Upper East Region has recorded its first cholera death from the Kassena-Nankana West District.With an initial two cholera cases from Bol­gatanga in September 2014, cases in the region have risen to 45 by Mon­day, October 6, with cases coming from ... [Published Modern Ghana - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Barcamp Train heads to Bolga Saturday

GhanaThink Foundation, a think-tank that mobilizes and deploys talents, is set to host a Barcamp in Upper East regional capital, Bolgatanga.The event dubbed Barcamp Bolga 2014 will take place on October 11, 2014 at the SSNIT Conference Hall in Bolgatanga. ... [Published Modern Ghana - Oct 09 2014]

Quotes

"Being on strike does not in any way resolve the issues; so we are appealing to the 12 labour organisations that are on strike at the moment to please get back to work" , he said
"Mr. Speaker, a walk through my constituency will reveal how refuse dumped in front of homes, waste collected from gutters and dumped by the roadside, huge refuse dumps in our market places or individuals disposing of waste through burning have all become rampant."
...in Bolgatanga that brought together pastors and leaders of the church, Muslim clerics and leaders of other faith-based institutions under theme of "Building Broad Coalition for Combating Corruption and Enhancing Integrity in Ghana" , designed to encourage spiritual leaders to use the pulpit and other places of worship to educate and enhance the integrity of members and the public...
"We have repositioned the drill further west to hopefully expand the gold potential with the depth continuation of all three gold zones over the coming months" he said

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Please return to work -- govt begs striking wor... [Published Joy FM - Oct 29 2014]
ActionAid to build youth centre in Bolgatanga [Published Ghana News Agency - Oct 28 2014]
Civil Society Group Questions Whereabouts Of Re... [Published Peace FM - Oct 28 2014]
Secret Recordings: Expanding The Frontiers Of P... [Published Daily Guide Ghana - Oct 27 2014]
Watertown Noon Rotary Club, for 100th anniversa... [Published Watertown Daily Times - Oct 24 2014]
Forestry Decries Rate Of Deforestation [Published Peace FM - Oct 24 2014]
Teachers abandondon classrooms….but GMA, nurses... [Published Ghanaian Chronicle - Oct 23 2014]
Rot in cross border trade…Hon. Hannah Tetteh’s ... [Published Ghanaian Chronicle - Oct 22 2014]
Deforestation in Upper East alarming [Published Spy Ghana - Oct 22 2014]
"Go Home And Prepare For Power." That's Right, ... [Published Modern Ghana - Oct 21 2014]
Dealing With the Sanitation Conundrum... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 20 2014]
Mind-Boggling Corruption - Is the Chur... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 20 2014]
Ghana, Korea deepen co-operation [Published Graphic Ghana - Oct 20 2014]
Efforts by government to transform agriculture ... [Published Spy Ghana - Oct 20 2014]
Three Die Of Suspected Cholera In Bawku [Published Peace FM - Oct 18 2014]
Why Hon.Abuga Pele Will Be Vindicated! [Published Spy Ghana - Oct 18 2014]
Rippling effects of reshuffling Regional Ministers [Published GhanaWeb - Oct 17 2014]
Dealing with the sanitation conundrum in Ghana [Published Ghanaian Chronicle - Oct 16 2014]
Airtel helps school in Kanjaga [Published Joy FM - Oct 14 2014]
Introduction of new Electronic Roadworthiness C... [Published Spy Ghana - Oct 14 2014]
VIDEO PPR-TV: Cardinal Resources Ltd Ghana Gol... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 13 2014]
Shortage of psychotropic medicine in Upper East [Published Ghana News Agency - Oct 12 2014]
Bad Lifestyles cause diseases [Published Ghana News Agency - Oct 11 2014]
Rural Urban Migration: The gain and pain [Published GhanaWeb - Oct 11 2014]
Kassena-Nankana hit by cholera [Published Ghana News Agency - Oct 10 2014]
Upper East records Cholera Death [Published Modern Ghana - Oct 10 2014]
Barcamp Train heads to Bolga Saturday [Published Modern Ghana - Oct 09 2014]
Afrikids programme to reach 2,375 out-of-school... [Published Graphic Ghana - Oct 08 2014]
Airtel rescues Dubila Primary School [Published Modern Ghana - Oct 07 2014]
Peasant Farmers Advocate Cattle Ranching Law [Published Daily Guide Ghana - Oct 07 2014]
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