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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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UK TO FIGHT BOKO HARAM

President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria THE NATION 14 March, 2012 EXCERPTS: Britain yesterday pledged to step up its backing for Nigeria in the battle against the Boko Haram insurgency. Defence Secretary Philip Hammond spoke AT the House of Commons while … Continue reading

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INDIA TELLS BRITAIN: WE DON’T WANT YOUR AID

THE SUNDAY TELEGRAPH(UK) By Andrew Gilligan 05/02/2012 India’s Finance Minister has said that his country “does not require” British aid,describing it as “peanuts”. Pranab Mukherjee and other Indian ministers tried to terminate Britain’s aid to their booming country last year … Continue reading

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