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2017-02-27

[N] Chiefs deny writing to presidency to select Tahidu as DCE
[N] KNUST student didn’t fail her exams – PRO
[N] PNC, PPP, CPP in merger talks - Bernard Mornah
[N] Ghana and Czech Republic strengthen ties
[N] Ghana@60: Truth has no partisan colour - Rawlings
[N] Brong Ahafo Region: Strong winds wreak havoc in Amangoase
[N] Ashaiman gas explosion: 8 dead, 4 vehicles burnt, dozens injured

2017-02-26

[N] Stop poisoning 'Koobi' - Prof Frimpong-Boateng
[N] Several persons dead in Tema gas explosion
[N] 18 Ghanaians rescued as SA Xenophobic attacks worsen
[N] ECG kick starts mass disconnection exercise in Ashanti Region
[N] SA Xenophobic attacks: Five Ghanaians rescued
[N] Woman, 34, appeals for support to fund 6 months dialysis bills
[N] Tanker yard at Ashaiman on fire
[N] Bawku hospital records 20 maternal deaths in two years
[N] Akufo-Addo urges Police to be neutral
[N] Man stabbed to death over ‘banku’ in Gushegu
[N] Man, 57, kills wife over sex

2017-02-25

[N] Don’t turn school worships into deliverance services - GES
[N] Fix dumsor - Kweku Baako to Akufo-Addo
[N] Paul Ansah is new GPHA boss
[N] KNUST police to question roommate of suicide student
[N] Eleven injured during rainstorm at Akyem Asene
[N] Information Minister visits Ghana Publishing
[N] 35-year-old man defiles girl, 5

2017-02-24

[N] MP’s daughter allegedly commits suicide on KNUST Campus
[N] Opuni will be vindicated – Sam George
[N] Too many people flooding Flagstaff House - K.B Asante
[N] 2 mobile money robbers nabbed
[N] Parliament bans placards on budget day
[N] We are not aware teachers are impregnating school girls - GES PRO
[N] Be serious about the president’s security – Analyst tells security operatives
[N] Police hunt for 16-year-old student for attempted murder
[N] John Mahama's keynote address at 2016 African Leadership Magazine Person of the
[N] 'Bad policies' cause of Ghana's dependency on donors - KB Asante
[N] Work on Pokuase interchange to begin in September
[N] 22 suspected assailants of Kumasi ‘naked woman’ bailed
[N] You're a homosexual & disgrace to your family - Foh-Amoaning fires Amnesty Board

2017-02-22

[N] ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ to begin with GHc 560m cost
[N] Parliament’s image dips due to bribery allegation - Report
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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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