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UN service medals for Ghanaians in South Sudan

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Ghanaian troops deployed in South Sudan since July last year were honoured with United Nations (UN) service medals for, among others, “proving their undisputed...

US Air Force advisors train Ghanaian Armed Forces in aeromedical evacuation...

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US Air Force airmen assigned to the 818th Mobility Support Advisory Squadron recently trained six medical members with the Ghanaian Armed Forces on aeromedical...

Flintlock 2022 shows coastal nations joining the fight against Sahel extremism

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At a training facility in Jacqueville, Côte d’Ivoire, Soldiers with Ghana’s Special Forces Unit leaned a metal ladder against an earthen wall as they...

Ghana commissions Flex Fighter vessels; will be acquiring more OPVs

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Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has commissioned four new Flex Fighter vessels for the Ghana Navy and revealed that two new offshore patrol...

Nations join forces to fight illegal fishing in Gulf of Guinea

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Benin, Ghana and Togo have signed a pact to work together to reduce illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in the Gulf of Guinea. Benin...

Ghana Navy to protect offshore oil fields

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The Ghana Navy has signed an agreement with Tullow Ghana Limited for Ghanaian Navy vessels to provide security services at the Jubilee and Tweneboa...

Ghana receives Flex Fighter vessels

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Ghana’s Navy is adding four new vessels to its fleet to enhance maritime security and protect offshore oil and gas installations. The four Flex Fighter...

Lom Praha overhauls Ghanaian Mi-171

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The Czech Republic’s Lom Praha has completed the overhaul of a Ghana Air Force Mi-171Sh helicopter, which was recently seen undergoing engine runs at...

Four West African states mount operation against Islamist insurgents

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Burkina Faso, Ghana, Ivory Coast and Togo have carried out a joint military operation to counter increased attacks by Islamist insurgent groups in parts...

Africom Commander visits Togo, Benin, Ghana and Ivory Coast

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US Army General Stephen Townsend, commander, US Africa Command, continued a multi-day visit to West Africa, with stops in Togo and Benin, Ivory Coast...

Illegal fishing linked to human rights abuses in Ghana

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Emmanuel Essien has been missing since July 2019. Essien, a 28-year-old Ghanaian fisheries observer, was working on board the Chinese trawler Meng Xin 15 when...

Ghana getting two Defender class boats from the United States

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The United States’ SAFE Boats International has been awarded a $1.1 million contract to supply two Defender class boats to Ghana. The company was awarded...

Nigerian Navy critical for African security and stability – USN Commander

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Nigeria, which has the largest navy in the Gulf of Guinea region, is critical for Africa’s security and stability, a US Navy (USN) captain...

US Navy ship arrives in Nigeria as part of Gulf of...

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The United States Navy (USN) vessel Hershel “Woody” Williams has arrived in Nigeria as part of its return to the Gulf of Guinea to...

Ghana seeking to acquire six L-39NG jets

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Ghana is looking to acquire six L-39NG aircraft from Czechia’s Aero Vodochody, which would be bought through a loan agreement. Ghana’s defence ministry disclosed the...

Elbit to supply 11 Guarani armoured vehicles to Ghana

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Isarel’s Elbit Systems has signed a contract with Ghana to supply 11 Iveco Guarani 6x6 armoured vehicles to the country. The vehicles will be manufactured...

IMDEC 2021 focuses on security at sea to ensure free trade...

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Chiefs of Navies and Air Forces from across the world attended the two-day International Maritime Defence and Exhibition Conference (IMDEC) 2021 hosted by the...

Hundreds of Ghana opposition supporters march in protest at killings

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Hundreds of opposition supporters marched through the streets of Ghana's capital Accra on Tuesday morning, demonstrating against what they described as rising insecurity and...

Petram Sandock Maritime Systems confident their JV can meet Ghana’s maritime...

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African-owned maritime and defence companies Sandock Austral and Petram Fortis have teamed up to offer maritime security solutions to Ghana through the newly established...

Paramount announces platinum sponsorship of IMDEC as West African piracy surges

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Paramount Group has announced its Platinum Sponsorship of the International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference (IMDEC) taking place from 6-8 July in Accra, Ghana. Recognised...

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