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Ghana to receive Chinese patrol boats this month

Ghana will later this month receive four patrol boats from China as part of a military cooperation deal between the two countries. China has also offered the Ghana Armed Forces a $7.5 million assistance package.

Ghana and South Africa mark first success in African radio telescope network

A communications antenna in Ghana has been converted from being a redundant telecoms instrument into a functioning very long baseline interferometry (VLBI) radio telescope.

Protector helps Ghanaian authorities hone skills to safeguard shipping in Africa

Normally found off the Antarctic peninsula, surveying un- or poorly-charted waters and carrying out experiments with polar scientists, once autumn descends on the Southern Hemisphere, the Royal Navy vessel HMS Protector retreats to African waters to promote the UK and improve maritime charts of the waters off the continent.

Ex United Accord 2017 concludes in Ghana

Participants from 20 countries celebrated the conclusion of United Accord 2017, a combined-joint military exercise, at the Kofi Annan Peacekeeping Training Centre, Accra, Ghana on May 30.

Exercise Obangame Express 2017 begins

Maritime forces from Gulf of Guinea nations, Europe, North and South America, as well as several regional and international organizations officially began the multinational maritime exercise Obangame Express 2017 with a main official ceremony taking place in Accra, Ghana, March 23.

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