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.
A model Community Senior High School(SHS) scheduled for the Talensi district, as part of President Mahama’s initiative of building at least 50 of the 200 community Senior High School project across board is highly on course at Yameriga, a community in the area.
Mr George Nonterah, District Chief Executive, for the Kassena Nankana West District Assembly has commended the efforts of WVG and the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives for partnering with the Government and the district to fight the Ebola disease.
The Climate Change Adaptation in Northern Ghana Enhanced (CHANGE Project) implemented by Trade Aid Integrated, a Bolgatanga based non-governmental organization on Tuesday urged its beneficiary farmers to go into dry season farming as it had funds to support them.
The Bolgatanga High Court has impounded vehicles of the Talensi District Chief Executive (DCE) and the Coordinating director for non-payment of the full contract sum for a project awarded to Tomore and Sons Company Limited.
The District Chief Executive of Bongo in the Upper East Region, Mr. Ayamdor Alexis Adugdaa last Saturday led hundreds of residents in the area on the much-awaited National Sanitation Day (NSD) to clear filth across district.