With the exception of the south, most part of the region that is north from Ho, was part of the German colony of Togoland. The south most part, which was first colonized by the Danes and later on transferred to the British, was administered as part of the Gold Coast, now Ghana.
After the defeat of the Germans in World War I, the German colony of Togoland was partitioned. One portion was placed under the protectorate of Britain and became known as the British Togo. The other, under French protectorate, became the French Togo, now the Republic of Togo.
Both Togo under the British protectorate and Togo under the French protectorate were under the umbrella and supervision of the Trusteeship Council of the League of Nations, now the United Nations.
While Togoland under French Trusteeship was administered by its own Governor appointed by the French, the British protectorate of Togoland, later to be known as the Trans-Volta Togo (TVT), and then as the Volta Region (VR), was administered by the Governor of the Gold Coast who reported on the British protectorate directly to the Trusteeship Council of the League of Nations, now the United Nation (U.N). In 1954, the U.N sent a Visiting Team to the British Togoland. This team recommended a plebiscite to be held in 1956 to decide on the wishes of the people on the issues of whether the Trust Territory should be integrated into, or secede from, the Gold Coast.
Alhaji Mohammed Haroon, Volta Regional Director of Ghana Education Service (GES) on Wednesday said Ghana Education Service was justified in placing a ceiling on Parent Teacher Association (PTA) dues and levies in senior high schools.
The Ho West District Assembly in the Volta Region is to carryout major reforms in the education sector to improve standard of education in the sector, District Chief Executive, Sammy Ewoade has disclosed.
The Volta Regional Minister, Helen Ntoso has debunked the notion that nothing is going on in the region by way of development, adding that all sectors of the economy in the region are receiving attention.
Residents in the Keta Municipality have lauded the Municipal Assembly for organizing the town hall meeting to open up to the citizens the works of stakeholders particularly, the assembly, and the two Members of Parliament in the area.
In all about 91 households and schools were affected by the January 24 rainstorm.Hundreds of families in South Tongu in the Volta Region were rendered homeless following a rainstorm that swept through some communities in the district, Saturday.