Brutality without Integrity; Pale Military Shadow left in Wa. Coming events cast their shadows and one wouldn’t be much surprised at the reaction by the military to the unmasked and brutal approach at Wa Islamic SHS as if they were in confrontation with Boko haram gunmen. I write not as an alien to this event but wish to lighten this […]
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Soldiers Unleash Terror on Wa Islamic SHS Students. Academic activities at the Islamic Senior High School in Wa, the Upper West regional capital came to a standstill after police and military personnel besieged the campus in their quest to restore calm on campus. Students of the school on Thursday morning refused to eat breakfast and declined to take part […]
Defence Ministry Bans Importation Of Military Footwear The Ministry of Defence has placed a ban on the importation of footwear for the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF). The move is to ensure patronage of footwear manufactured by the Footwear Division Limited of the Defence Industries Holding Company Limited (DIHOC), which is producing shoes for all uniformed security agencies in the country.
Ghana To Send Troops To South Sudan Ghana is to contribute a full battalion of 850 troops to the United Nations (UN) peacekeeping mission in South Sudan. Disclosing this at the Flagstaff House in Accra Tuesday, President John Dramani Mahama said the decision followed a request made to him by the UN Secretary-General, Mr Ban Ki Moon. Speaking during a […]
Bundase Military Camp To Be Relocated. Citi News has gathered that government has started moves to relocate Ghana’s foremost Military Training Camp and Firing Range at Bundase to make way for the construction of a new airport. The Bundase Camp which is located within the greater Accra Region on the main Accra Afloa Highway is a training camp for Ghana’s […]
Accra Burma Camp- Man Arrested For Posing As Military Officer. A 50-year-old man has been arrested at Burma Camp in Accra for posing as a retired Colonel of the Ghana Armed Forces. The man, Asare Darko was arrested by the Military Police when he attempted to gain favours while seeking admission for his ward at the 5 Garrison Education Centre.
Election Petition Verdict: Mahama Impressed With Security Arrangements President John Dramani Mahama says he is impressed with the security arrangement to ensure law and order in the country after the Supreme Court has given judgement on the election petition. He also expressed satisfaction with the high morale and level of preparedness of security men and women towards maintaining peace and […]
Tarkwa- Two Military Impostors Grabbed The Tarkwa police have arrested two men alleged to have posed as military officers and extorted money from illegal miners and some residents of Esuaso. The two; Isaac Jackson, 21, and Isaac Kojo Biney, 28, allegedly claimed to be members of the Presidential Task Force checking illegal mining operations. They harassed their unsuspecting victims and […]
Nkwanta: Security Personnel Urged To Be Professional Security services at Nkwanta North in the Volta Region have been urged to be professional in the discharge of their duties and work within the context of the law. The Director of the Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) of the Ghana Police Service, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Angwubotoge Awuni, who made the […]
Lower Courts Barred From Seizure Of International Military Assets. The Supreme Court Friday barred all lower courts from detaining any international warship in the territorial waters of Ghana. Ordering that there should be “no further seizures of military assets by Ghanaian courts”, the highest court of the land held that the High Court exceeded its jurisdiction when it grounded ARA […]
Ghana Armed Forces Sanctions 22 Soldiers. Twenty-two military personnel who have committed crimes against the state since 2009 have been made to face the full rigours of the law. While a few have been discharged from the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF), some are in prison custody, with others still facing prosecution at the courts.
Mahama: Africa Needs A Force Against Islamist Militants. President Mahama is calling for the setting up of an African Rapid Reaction Force to fight Islamist militants in Africa. Although Ghana has not been directly affected by the activities of these insurgents, President Mahama noted that militant activities if not addressed have the ability to destabilize African Countries including Ghana hence […]