AKUFO-ADDO’S ADDRESS ON MILITARY AGREEMENT WAS HARD BUT TIMELY, IMPORTANT – RAWLINGS.

AKUFO-ADDO’S ADDRESS ON MILITARY AGREEMENT WAS HARD BUT TIMELY, IMPORTANT – RAWLINGS. Former President John Rawlings has said although last Thursday’s televised address by President Akufo-Addo on the Ghana-U.S. military deal was hard “it was important and timely”. The former President had cautioned against the 2018 Defence Cooperation Agreement (DCA) that will allow the US military troops an unfettered access to facilities in Ghana. He said although Ghanaians may have love for Americans, they will not be happy to have “foreign troops on such a scale” living among them. The former President was not the only one concerned about a purported negative national security implication of the agreement. Some commentators have suggested

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“NO US MILITARY BASE IN GHANA” – PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO – THE PRESIDENCY, REPUBLIC OF GHANA.

“NO US MILITARY BASE IN GHANA” – PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO – THE PRESIDENCY, REPUBLIC OF GHANA. The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has affirmed, in no uncertain terms, that Ghana has “not offered a military base, and will not offer a military base to the United States of America.” According to President Akufo-Addo, “the United States of America has not made any request for such consideration and, consistent with our established foreign policy, we will not consider any such request.” In an address to the nation on Thursday, 5th April, 2018, the President stated that “in consideration of the realities of our circumstances and the challenges to peace in

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HOT AUDIO: AKUFO ADDO TO SPEAK ON MILITARY DEAL THIS WEEK.

HOT AUDIO: AKUFO ADDO TO SPEAK ON MILITARY DEAL THIS WEEK. The Editor-in-Chief of the New Crusading Guide newspaper, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako Jnr has revealed that President Akufo Addo will soon speak on the Ghana-US defense cooperation agreement. According to him, the President made the decision to speak on the issue and has finally decided to address the nation this week in order to put the matter to rest. CLICK TO LISTEN THE AUDIO: “There is this talk that the President must speak. Last week the President took a decision to speak on the matter this week. Let’s hear him and when we do, we have more to discuss”

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PARLIAMENT APPROVES CONTROVERSIAL US ‘MILITARY BASE’ BEAL.

PARLIAMENT APPROVES CONTROVERSIAL US ‘MILITARY BASE’ BEAL. Parliament on Friday night, March 23, 2018, approved the controversial Ghana-US defence cooperation agreement which seeks to provide the United States access into the country to camp its military forces. The approval was done by only Majority Members of Parliament because the Minority staged a walkout during the debate on the Floor of the House. It appears the House was bent on getting the agreement through before it rises for recess. “This House adopts the report from the joint committee on defense and interior,” the Speaker of Parliament, Professor Mike Oquaye said after the approval. Prior to staging the walkout, the Minority Leader,

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GOV’T CLEAR US TO ESTABLISH MILITARY BASE IN GHANA.

GOV’T CLEAR US TO ESTABLISH MILITARY BASE IN GHANA. Ghana government is requesting parliament to approve a defence cooperation agreement with the United States that would enable the US military to establish a base in the country. Cabinet at its 28th meeting on March 8, 2018 approved the agreement, following which the Defence Minister Dominic Nitiwul, has since March 14, 2018 asked parliament to give effect to the agreement. Approval of the agreement would grant US military personnel, defence contractors and agents among other executive officials unrestricted access to Ghanaian facilities for military and humanitarian purposes. A copy of the agreement sighted by 3news.com reveals Ghana would grant the US military

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PHOTOS: BRONX FIRE HERO REMEMBERED FOR SELFLESSNESS AT FUNERAL MASS.

PHOTOS: BRONX FIRE HERO REMEMBERED FOR SELFLESSNESS AT FUNERAL MASS. Mensah, 28, was mourned Saturday at a funeral mass which recalled the characteristic selflessness that cost the young soldier his life. Our Lady of Mount Carmel R.C. Church was packed with friends and family, many wearing colors from his native Ghana, and with fellow members of the military who praised his heroism. Mensah died Dec. 28 while helping neighbors escape his five-story apartment building while it was engulfed in flames. Mensah reportedly rushed in and out of the burning building four times. He was among 13 people killed in the city’s deadliest fire in more than a quarter-century. In a

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THE 23 MOST POWERFUL NATIONS ON EARTH.

THE 23 MOST POWERFUL NATIONS ON EARTH. The US has retained its position as the world’s most powerful nation, despite declining respect for its leadership. That’s according to US News and World Report, which has released the latest edition of its annual “Best Countries” study. The media organisation evaluated 80 countries across a range of criteria, including cultural history, citizenship, and quality of life. Another key measure was “power,” which determined how economically and politically influential a country was and weighed the strength of its international alliances and military. More than 21,000 business leaders, informed elites, and general citizens were surveyed with the goal of discovering how nations are perceived

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GHANAIAN MEN ARE AFRAID TO PROPOSE TO US – MILITARY WOMEN CRY OUT

GHANAIAN MEN ARE AFRAID TO PROPOSE TO US – MILITARY WOMEN CRY OUT. A group of military women have blamed their singleness on the timidity of some Ghanaian men, saying they (men) lack the courage to propose to them.According to them, their statuses as military women mostly strikes fear into men, and that is the reason why they find it difficult to marry. This, they believe, is the main reason for their singleness, adding that in terms beauty, they can match any civilian lady in the country. “When we took the hard decision to defend and serve mother Ghana we never anticipated that it was going to cost us an

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HOT AUDIO: CHINESE ILLEGAL MINERS ARRESTED IN E/R; CASH, GUNS SEIZED

HOT AUDIO: CHINESE ILLEGAL MINERS ARRESTED IN E/R; CASH, GUNS SEIZED. Nine Chinese and two Ghanaians have been arrested by a combined team of Forestry Commission staff and Operation Vanguard taskforce in the Kweikaru Forest Reserve in the New Abirim district of the Eastern Region. The combined team seized an amount of GH¢ 66,000; 2,567 Japanese Yen, €100, $ 340, one pistol, a pump action gun, one automatic rifle, and ammunition. The Chinese arrested are, Johnson Zhang, 29; Wang Zheng hou, 55; Wang Zhi Dong, 47; Tony Yin, 47; Cheng Sheng Xhi, 61; Zao Wen Lu, 43; Liu Zhang Hai, 49; Wang Zhi Gong, 47 and, Shi Zhi Hai, 49.

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GALAMSEY FIGHT GETS TOUGH: MILITARY DEPLOYS 10 PLATOONS TO MINING SITES

GALAMSEY FIGHT GETS TOUGH: MILITARY DEPLOYS 10 PLATOONS TO MINING SITES. The government has stepped up its fight against illegal mining activities as the Military prepares to deploy ten platoons to protect mining sites from the menace on Monday. The deployment today is the first phase of what is expected to a long-term campaign to protect mining concessions. The Lands and Natural Resources Minister, John Peter Amewu, announced in July an extended military operation aimed at ridding small-scale illegal miners from the mining concessions big mining companies. Deployment of at least 300 military personnel also follows negotiations between the Chamber of Mines and the Ghana Armed Forces. The deployment, according to the Ministry is

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VIDEO: SOLDIERS MOURN MAJOR MAHAMA WITH ‘GYAMA’ AT THE STATE HOUSE

VIDEO: SOLDIERS MOURN MAJOR MAHAMA WITH ‘GYAMA’ AT THE STATE HOUSE. Watch soldiers of the Ghana Armed forces mourn their fallen comrade with JAMA BY: SHADRAK KANKAM/GRAPHIC.COM.GH DISCLAIMER: “The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author and do not neccessarily reflect those of  Ghana Media World. The contents of this article are of sole responsibility of the author(s).  Ghana Media World will not be responsible or liable for any inaccurate or incorrect statements contained in this article.” © GHANAMEDIAWORLD.COM HAVE A SAY. WHAT DO YOU THINK? DROP COMMENTS! SOURCE:  WWW.GHANAMEDIAWORLD.COM @ghanamediaworld on Twitter / lnstagram  ghanamediaworld Do you have a story for The Ghanameiaworld Online news team? Email us

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