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Hon. Ephraim Avea Nsoh (Dr)
Hon. Daniel Awenyue Syme

Upper East is located in the north-eastern corner of the country between longitude 00 and 10 West and latitudes 100 30”N and 110N. It is bordered to the north by Burkina Faso, the east by the Republic of Togo, the west by Sissala in Upper West and the south by West Mamprusi in Northern Region. The land is relatively flat with a few hills to the East and southeast. The total land area is about 8,842 sq km, which translates into 2.7 per cent of the total land area of the country.


some stories in this region

  • BOLGA:’Street naming is good for revenue mobilization’

    Mr Daniel Syme, Deputy Upper East Regional Minister, at the weekend described the street naming and property addressing project as key for revenue mobilization for Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Assemblies.

  • BUILSA N: Sandema SHS solicits for support

    Students of the Sandema Senior high School in the Builsa North District of the upper East Region are living in abandoned structures, described by authorities as “death trap”.

  • GARU : Assembly escapes Prez. Mahama’s Street naming deadline date

    The Garu Tempane District Assembly has today embarked on their street naming exercise as part of effort at escaping President John Dramani Mahama’s 30th September deadline date of getting every street named.

  • K NANKANA E:Atosale gets borehole

    World Vision Ghana (WVG) has inaugurated a borehole valued at about 9, 000 US dollars for the people of Atosale , one of the deprived communities in the Kassena-Nankana East Municipality in the Upper East Region.

  • BUILSA S: Assembly bans sale of bush meat

    The Builsa South District Assembly has placed a temporary ban on the sale of bush meat as part of measures to help prevent the infection and spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

  • BOLGA:Minister advocates multi-sectorial approach to health challenges

    Dr Kwaku Agyeman-Mensah, Minister of Health, addressed the Annual General Meeting of District Directors of Health in Bolgatanga, with a call for multi-sectorial approach to facilitate and improve health delivery in the country.

  • K NANKANA E: Interior Minister decries ethnic sentiments

    Mr Mark Woyongo, Minister of the Interior and Member of Parliament (MP) for Navrongo Central, has appealed to National Democratic Congress (NDC) party delegates not to allow ethnic sentiments to destroy their ranks.

  • BAWKU:Small Arms Commission to mediate Bawku crisis

    The Small Arms Commission says the only approach to getting the people of Bawku to surrender their weapons is to persuade them.

  • TALENSI: Residents sensitized on Ebola

    Awareness creation has become a major tool to dealing with the current outbreak of the Ebola Virus which has become the greatest health concerns to the world in recent times.

  • BAWKU: Mamprusis plead for Damba Festival in Bawku

    The leadership of the Mamprusis in the Bawku municipality has assured government and the upper East security committee of its commitment to ensure lasting peace in the area, but says the Mamprusi representatives on the inter-Ethnic peace committee would not return to the group until government had met their demand.



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