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.
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.
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.
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.