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2017-03-24

[B] Western region men demand highest pay in Ghana – Report
[N] Tighten MPs' security – Irbard Ibrahim
[N] NPP meets over attacks on REGSEC coordinator
[N] Prof. Botchwey cries out to NDC ‘dissidents’ to pipe down
[N] France to relocate Embassy in Accra
[N] 12 per cent Ghanaians jobless - Statistical Service
[N] Stop the blame game – NDC members cautioned
[N] Government to roll-out housing programme for military - Dr Mahamudu Bawumia
[N] Ashanti Regional Security Coordinator attacked
[N] Documentary on Ghana’s political history stirs controversy
[N] Koku Anyidoho, Anita Desoso have agenda to block Mahama’s comeback – Yamin
[N] Appoint DCE from Abetifi – Group
[N] We’ll deal with NPP macho men – Police
[N] Group pushes for repeal of ‘outmoded’ suicide law
[N] Students beat up school bursar over food, ICT payments
[N] Public reaction to John Dumelo's car seizure
[N] John Dumelo caught with state car

2017-03-23

[N] Decriminalize suicide - Clinical Psychologist
[N] Labour Force Survey report out
[N] Naabu wants to ride on Mahama’s popularity with his controversy-Ackon
[N] BECE candidate drowns in abandoned galamsey pit
[N] GJA postpones election indefinitely over disputes
[N] Mahama more experienced than Akufo-Addo – Kofi Adams
[N] Bus branding scandal cost us 2016 election – Twum Boafo
[N] 72 year-old man found dead in a gutter
[N] If I start talking, the NDC will collapse - Allotey Jacobs
[N] Flagstaff House assault: Court issues warrant for arrest of 2

2017-03-22

[N] Africa must use its resources to create prosperity – Nana Addo  
[N] One arrested for attempted human sacrifice in Western region  
[N] Anti-Human trafficking fight: Ghana risks losing $600m – Ambrose Dery
[N] Ambulance service goes 'wild' over 'false' ambulance accident story
[N] Djibril Kanazoe dragged before court for alleged tax evasion
[N] NDC plots to ditch Mahama
[N] Akufo-Addo should appoint more ministers – Nhyiaeso MP defends
[N] We were more divided than the NPP prior to 2016 polls - Boateng Gyan
[N] I am not interested in 2020 Presidency - Dr Omane Boamah
[N] NDC Primaries: I will beat John Mahama hands down – Namoale
[N] Assemblymen request for motorbikes
[N] 41 Police recruits sacked for forgery

2017-03-21

[B] Some OMC’s reduce fuel prices in line with recent tax cuts
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General News

[ 2017-02-16 ]

Dominic Nitiwul,Minister of Defense

Ghana spent $450,000 to transport troops to The Gambia - Dominic Nitiwul
Minister of Defense, Dominic Nitiwul has revealed
that it cost the country 450,000 US dollars to
transport troops that supported the ECOWAS forces
during the precarious situation in The Gambia.

About 205 soldiers were sent to the Senegal to
back a joint regional force that had planned a
military intervention when The Gambian former
leader, Yahya Jammeh refused to step down after
losing election.

Briefing Parliament on Ghana’s involvement in the
joint ECOWAS operation to secure The Gambia in
January, the minister explained that the country
spent US$450,000 on that assignment due to the
failure of the US to air-lift troops.

This, Dominic Nitiwul, said delayed the Ghanaian
contingent’s participation in the entire
operation. Meanwhile, the minister has brought to
the fore the urgent need to resource the Ghana
Armed Forces.

“It is suggested that strategic series and other
equipments need by the Armed Forces for such
emergencies and for deployment at home and abroad
be seriously looked at.

“But our troops are safe, Ghanaians in the Gambia
are safe and our participation in the ECOWAS
Mission has been commended highly by the ECOWAS
mission, the international community and the
Gambia.”

Source - 3news.com



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