The newly appointed Upper East Regional Minister, Hon. Rockson Ayine Bukari, formally arrived in the region on Wednesday to take charge of the region’s administration as he called on the people to be loyal to government’s course for development and also show positive ethics at their various work places.
The Rural Enterprises Programme (REP) through the Atebubu-Amantin district office of the Business Advisory Centre (BAC) has trained about 52 artisans in occupational safety, health and environmental management in Amantin.
The Non-Formal Education Division of the La-Nkwantanang Madina Municipal Assembly (LaNMMA) has held its first Graduation ceremony.
On the 8th December 2016 Mr Samuel Atta – Mills the younger brother of the late President John Evans Atta- Mills was declared the winner of the Komenda Edina Eguafo constituency (KEEA) Parliamentary seat with 21,957 votes while the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) candidate, Mr. John Sterlin, followed with 18,860 votes and the incumbent Member of Parliament, Hon. Dr Stephen Ato Arthur, garnered 15,960 votes and the Convention’s Peoples Party candidate Mrs Rose Tenadu followed with 410 in that order.
President John Dramani Mahama on Monday inaugurated the newly constructed Benya Bridge and the Fishing Processing Factory late in the night at Elmina in the Komenda Edina Eguafo Abrem (KEEA) Municipality.
The Electoral Commission, (EC) with support from the European Union (EU) has organized a one-day capacity building workshop for media personnel in the Upper East Region in Bolgatanga.
The Catholic Relief Services (CRS) in collaboration with Mobile Business Clinic (MBC-Africa) has organized the first in a series of 6 training programmes for thirty smallholder seed yam producers in Atebubu with the objective of attaining the goals of the Yam Improvement for Incomes and Food Security in West Africa (YIIFSWA) project.
The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP), in collaboration with the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), has registered five hundred (500) elderly men and women onto the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in the Sunyani West District.