Category Archives: GHANA

AFUA HIRSCH ON THE BBC: SHE DOES HAVE A PROBLEM WITH NIGERIA !!

Well, Afua Hirsch, the controversial West Africa correspondent of “The Guardian”(UK) was studio guest on the BBC World Service programme “WEEKEND” this morning, 0700 hrs-0800 hrs. She spoke from the BBC’s studios in Accra, Ghana. The more the BBC moderator … Continue reading

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ECOWAS SENIOR MISSION LEADERS COURSE(ESMLC-3)10-DAY TRAINING SESSION COMMENCES AT THE NATIONAL DEFENCE COLLEGE, ABUJA

Nigerian ECOMIL peacekeepers enter Monrovia to a hero’s wecome AUGUST 2003 Joy as Nigerian peacekeepers arrive DAILY TRUST Written by Misbahu Bashir Tuesday, 04 September 2012 Experts in peace support operations from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) … Continue reading

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AFRICAN AIR CHIEFS PLEDGE COOPERATION, TRUST, SOLUTIONS

Air Marshal Mohammed Dikko Umar , Chief of the Air Staff 31/8/2012 by Staff Sgt. Travis Edwards U.S. Air Forces Africa Public Affairs DAKAR, Senegal (AFNS) The 2012 Regional Air Chief Conference wrapped up here Aug. 30, leaving military leaders … Continue reading

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ECOWAS CHIEFS OF DEFENCE STAFF

CIV’s Gen S.Bakayoko(l), Air Chief Marshal Oluseyi Petinrin of Nigeria(c)and Lt.Gen PA Blay of Ghana

Posted in AFRICA PARTNERSHIP STATION, AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, GHANA, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, JOINT(MILITARY)TASK FORCE IN THE NIGER DELTA, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, U.S. AFRICA COMMAND, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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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NIGERIA: NATIONAL DEFENCE COLLEGE TO GRADUATE 130 SENIOR OFFICERS (120 NIGERIANS 10 AFRICANS) NEXT WEEK

Nigeria’s Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Oluseyi Petinrin PAN AFRICAN NEWS AGENCY 26 July, 2012 Ten senior military officers from 10 African countries are among the 130 officers who will graduate from Nigeria’s apex military training institution, the … Continue reading

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ONE OF THE GHANA NAVY’S PAIR OF INCOMING EX-GERMAN 58metre TYPE 153A FAST ATTACK CRAFT: GNS YAA ASANTEWAA P38, POST-REFURBISHMENT

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

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