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UK MILITARY TO AIRLIFT 120-MAN GHANAIAN CONTINGENT OF ARMY CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERS TO MALI, 15-16 FEBRUARY

The Ghana Air Force’s second CASA C295 pictured in Spain enroute Ghana(8 March 2012) GHANA NEWS AGENCY 2 February, 2013 General Sir David Richards, Chief of Defence Staff of the United Kingdom on Saturday held a closed-door meeting with President … Continue reading

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PEACEKEEPING MISSION: GHANA’S MAJOR GENERAL DELALI JOHNSON SAKYI ASSUMES DUTIES AS NEW UNMISS FORCE COMMANDER IN SOUTH SUDAN

GHANA BROADCASTING CORPORATION/GHANA NEWS AGENCY (compiled 17 January, 2013) Major General Delali Johnson Sakyi on Monday took his new appointment in Juba as the Commander of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan, UNMISS. Major General Sakyi succeeds Major General … Continue reading

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GHANA PLEDGE 120-MAN CONSTRUCTION ENGINEER SQUADRON FOR MALI INTERVENTION FORCE

AFP 14 January, 2013 Ghana will send 120 engineering troops to Mali to support a west African intervention force aimed at helping the country defeat Islamists who control its north, a military spokesman said on Monday. “We are sending 120 … Continue reading

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NIGERIA, GHANA AGREE TO PARTNER ON SECURITY

THISDAY 07 Sep 2012 Nigeria and Ghana have agreed to have bilateral ties that will focus on regional security between the two countries. President Goodluck Jonathan and his Ghanaian counterpart, John Dramani Mahama, who had a close door meeting for … Continue reading

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GHANA NAVY RECEIVE TWO SHIPS TO AUGMENT FLEET

The decommissioned ex-German Type 143A FAC, GNS Yaa Asantewaa P38 on sea trials GNS Yaa Asantewaa P38 and her sister ship GNS Naa Gbewaa P39 were acquired at a cost of US$35m GHANA NEWS AGENCY 30th July 2012 Sekondi (W/R) … Continue reading

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GHANA NAVY TAKE DELIVERY OF TWO EX-GERMAN ‘WARRIOR CLASS’ PATROL SHIPS ; 446 ARMY RECRUITS PASS OUT FROM TRAINING

The decommissioned ex-German Type 143A FAC, GNS Yaa Asantewaa P38 on sea trials GNS Yaa Asantewaa P38 and her sister ship GNS Naa Gbewaa P39 were acquired at a cost of US$35m GHANA NEWS AGENCY Accra, July 6 The Ghana … Continue reading

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GHANA ARMY SPECIAL FORCES EMERGE FOR THE 55TH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY P’RADE

Ghana Army Special Forces Unit Ghana Army Special Forces Unit march with RPG-7 rocket launchers in tow

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GHANA ARMED FORCES TO HOLD OPEN DAY

Ghana Army Ratel ICV-90 armoured vehicles GHANA NEWS AGENCY 1st March 2012 Accra, Ghana The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) is to hold an open day on March 7 as part of activities to mark the nation’s 55th Independence Day Anniversary … Continue reading

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GHANA: FOUR NEW VESSELS FOR NAVY TO SECURE COUNTRY’S MARITIME BOUNDARIES, COMMISSIONED

PRESIDENCY(GHANA)photo Tuesday, 21 February 2012 09:56 President John Evans Atta Mills yesterday commissioned four new vessels for the Ghana Navy, the first in 32 years, and underscored the need for the country to secure its maritime domain for its future … Continue reading

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GHANA ARMED FORCES INTRODUCE NEW BADGES OF RANK FOR GENERALS

Ghana Army Ratel ICV-90 armoured vehicles GHANA NEWS AGENCY 2nd February 2012 Accra, Ghana. The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has introduced new badges of rank for officers of General rank and equivalent. This covers Brigadier General, Major General, Lieutenant General … Continue reading

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