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The Ministry of Roads and Highways through Ghana Highways Authority and Department of Feeder Roads has cut Sod on Monday, 17th April, 2023 for works to commence on the Upgrading of Two major roads in the Upper Denkyira West District which have been albatross around the neck of the Development Authority and the Central Government since it slows done economic activities.

The two major roads; Ayanfuri – Kwameprakrom Road (8.3) and the Asamang – Subin – Nkwantanum (14km) were to be constructed by GHAKOF Limited and Destiny Hands Ghana Limited respectively in two years. The occasion was graced by the Minister of Transport, Hon. Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, Hon. Justina Marigold Assan, Former MP Hon. Samuel Nsowah-Djan and Hon. DCE Hon. Richmond Koduah with Hon. Stephen Jarula, the Deputy Minister of Roads and Highways as the Chairman. The events which was separately held at Ayanfuri and Afiefiso were well attended by the Chiefs and the people of the catchment communities.

The Speakers took turns in advising Government, Contractors, the populace and all stakeholders not to shirk their respective responsibilities to prevent undue delay of the project and to ensure they are completed as scheduled to achieve their intended objectives.


The District Celebrations of the Independence 2023 which is the 66th observation was held in Diaso the District Capital where 18 Schools participated in the March Past. Among the contigents were the Security personnel, health workers amongs many others. The dignitaries present included the District Chief Executive, Hon. Richmond Koduah, the District Director of Education, the District Police Commander, and a host of others. 


The upper Denkyira West District Assembly celebrated the maiden edition of Upper Denkyira West District Homecoming Festival, from 26th December, 2022 to 1st January, 2023 across the District aimed at showcasing the rich cultural heritage of the people, promoting tourism and attracting business investment to enhance development of the District.

  The homecoming celebration dubbed ‘Mefri Denkyira,22’ was a packed programme which ran through the whole week from Monday to Sunday under the theme for the homecoming is ‘Developing Together’.

The cebrations commenced on Monday 26th December with a float through the principal streets in three areas; from Jameso Nkwanta to Diaso, from Nkotumso to Ayanfuri and Akwaboso, Afiefiso and Ameyaw stretch in the morning from 6:30am to 8:30am. Then there were football matches in the afternoon from 12pm. With the football games, 16 teams were divided into group of 4, to play a knock out matches on 4 different parks namely Nkotumso, Ampabena, Subin and Modaso parks. Then the winners progressed to play in the quarter finals slated for a different day. There was an evening bash around 6:00pm of the same evening at Diaso, Ayanfuri And Subin.

On the second day, Tuesday 27th December, the morning started with clean up exercise from 6:30am to 9:00am. In the afternoon, day’s activity continued with the grand final of the district science and maths quiz at Ayanfuri exactly 12:00 noon. The finalists who have qualified through various stages of the competition converged at one venue to compete for the final prize of the science and maths competition. In the evening, there was dinner and awards night which started at Ayanfuri at 7:00pm in the night. The awards were in a form of honour to the recipients for their outstanding commitment and hard work towards the development of the district.


On Wednesday 28th December, there were quarter final matches of the football competition at 12:00pm in Breman and Ntom parks respectively. There were also jams at Subin in the evening at about 6:00pm.

On Thursday 29th December which was tagged the YELLOW DAY began with the ‘YELLOW T-SHIRT- ON- JEANS DAY in the morning accompanied by a street carnival which started at exactly 8:00am from Diaso to Jameso Nkwanta and back to Diaso. There was also a visit to the Ave Maria Grotto Rock Site at Asantefokrom near New Obuasi which is the major Tourist destination in the Distination in the District. There was also street jams and variety show in the evening around 6:30pm at Diaso.

On Friday December 30th, there was a Muslim prayer at exactly 12:00pm at New Obuasi. The people of the community converged at New Obuasi mosque and had such prayers. At exactly 1:30pm the semi- finals of the soccer games continue at Jameso Nkwanta park. In the evening, there was an artiste night and beauty pageant dubbed “Miss Mefri Denkyira” during the late hours of the day.

On Saturday 31st of December, there was a Grand Durbar which climaxed the occasion. The durbar brought together prominent persons such as the Transport Minister, the Central Regional Minister, Acting President of Denkyira Traditional Council, the chiefs of the various stool lands, the Member of Parliament of the upper Denkyira West Constituency, the District Chief Executive, the various heads of departments of the district, traditional council, all assembly members of the district, Transport minister, etc. to grace the occasion. The programme started at exactly 9:30am in the morning. The occasion was also used to riase funds towards establishment of Educational Fund also to exhibit and project the rich culture of the people.

Finally, on Sunday 1st of January, there was keep fit and aerobics in the early hours at 6:30am. Also, medical screening was carried out during this time. In the afternoon at about 2:00pm, the third place of the football games followed by the finals of the soccer competition at Diaso. Then in the evening there was an inter- denominational thanksgiving, coral festival and gospel rock show at 6:30pm. Various heads of churches were invited to the thanksgiving service.

Several dignitaries were participated in the  various activities through out the week. Most of these dignitaries cut across the entire durations of the programmes. Some of which were the District Chief Executive of the District, the District Coordinating Director, Transport Minister, Traditional Council of the District, Pastors of the various Churches in the District, Imams of the various Mosques in the District, Referees for the football competitions, other prominent persons in the District, All Assembly Members in the District.



On 28th December 2022, the Upper Denkyira West  District Assembly through the Social Welfare/ Community Development Department distributed some items to registered Person With Disabilities at the District Assembly’s premises.

The Items were funded by the District Assembly Common Fund (DACF).

The Items include an Industry Sewing machine, Fufu pounding Machine, Refrigerator and other items for their livelihood empowerment.

They were also trained on how to prepare Soap and Agro-Processing products as alternative livelihood empowerment programme for Person With Disabilities. 

About 38 people received the item distributed by the District Chief Executive, who advised them to use whatever item they received should be used profitably for their well-being.

Ghana Enterprise Agency to Support Businesses on You Start

The District Officer  of Ghana Enterprise Agency, Evander Osei in a meeting indicated that the GEA is set to provide entrepreneurship training to 50,000 youths and support a number of them with start-up grants under the Ghana Jobs and Skills Project.

“This programme will be providing entrepreneurship training to 50,000 youths who have the potential to start a business, as well as support a number of them with start-up grants under the Ghana Jobs and Skills Project, which is part of the first phase,” he said.

He made this known on Monday this week, at the launch of the YouStart District Entrepreneurship programme in Diaso, and to officially indicate readiness to provide backstopping to businesses on filling the YouStart application portal, which will be open for 6 weeks aimed at providing financial support to potential beneficiaries in the District 


By way deepening participation and identifying the felt needs of the people the Information Service Department organized series community  engagements by the DCE to all the recognized communities and farmsteads in the District in August. 

The main issues discussed included : 

  1. District Assembly Functions and Major activities and services 
  2. Causes of hardships in the country and major mitigating interventions 
  3. Trending developmental issues and 
  4. Assembly and Governments development projects 

The communities also used the opportunity to make developmental requests