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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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GHANA: VICE PRESIDENT COMMISSIONS NEW AIRCRAFT FOR GHANA AIR FORCE

CASA C295 20 December 2011 GHANA NEWS AGENCY Vice President John Dramani Mahama has commissioned a twin-turboprop transport aircraft for the Ghana Air Force with a call on the pilots and crew to regularly maintain the plane to achieve its … Continue reading

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GHANA ARMY RECRUITS PASS OUT FROM TRAINING

Accra, Dec. 20, GNA Brigadier General Dela Johnson Sakyi, Commander of Army Combat Training School, has urged recruits of the Basic Infantry Training Course (BITC2/2011) not to surrender in the face of difficulties but to remain focused and strong. He … Continue reading

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SIX KILLED IN ATTACK ON NOMADS IN NORTHERN GHANA

Ghana Police APC • Death toll rises to nine, nine persons seriously injured ACCRA, Dec. 7 (Xinhua) Six people believed to be of Fulani nomadic extraction were shot dead and several of others were critically injured in north Ghana early … Continue reading

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CHINESE, GHANAIAN DEFENCE MINISTERS AIM TO STRENGTHEN MILITARY TIES

ACCRA, Nov. 23 (Xinhua)    Visiting Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie and his Ghanaian counterpart Lt. Gen. Joseph Henry Smith expressed the willingness to strengthen friendly military cooperation between the two countries during their talks here Wednesday. Defense departments and … Continue reading

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