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March 6, 2018 8:43 AM Tipper trucks were burnt by Operation Vanguard soldiers – Minister

The Northern Regional Minister, Salifu Saeed, has distanced the Northern Regional Security Council from the actions of military personnel who are said to have set ablaze some earthmoving equipment belonging to sand winners in the Kumbugu District. A contingent of military personnel set fire to 14 tipper trucks and an excavator used for sand winning in the Dalun 20

March 5, 2018 2:52 PM Bolga: Soldiers ‘assault’ police officer for wearing military shorts

A police officer with the Bolgatanga Special Weapons and Tactics Unit of the Ghana Police Service has been allegedly assaulted by some uniformed men believed to be members of the military. According to an internal communique from the Upper East Regional Police Command, the attack occurred when some soldiers confronted the police officer, Asiamah Raymond 14

March 1, 2018 4:49 PM Soldiers to help fight ruthless armed robbers – Gov’t

Ghanaians can expect to see military personnel flooding major cities nationwide as part of efforts to halt the surge in robberies and violent crime in some parts of the country. This was announced by the Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid, after Vice President Mahamadu Bawumia called an emergency meeting with top security officials on Thursday following 29

October 31, 2017 2:37 PM Arrested Soldiers Not Members Of Operation Vanguard

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) says three soldiers who were arrested for allegedly extorting monies from some residents at Aboso in the Western Region are not members of the anti-galamsey taskforce, Operation Vanguard. A statement signed by the Director of Public Relations of GAF, Colonel E. Aggrey-Quashie confirmed that the three are from the Air Force 27

October 31, 2017 1:57 PM Arrested soldiers not from Operation Vanguard – GAF

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has said the three soldiers arrested for alleged extortion are from the Air Force Base in Takoradi and not members of Operation Vanguard. A statement issued by GAF, and signed by the Director of Public Relations, Colonel E. Aggrey – Quashie, stated: “GAF in collaboration with the Police are investigating the matter and if it comes 22

October 31, 2017 8:57 AM Hypocrisy Of Cloth Has Blindfold Koku Anyidoho

It’s upsetting, to hear the NDC and the likes of Koku Anyidoho talk about the subject of security and political vigilante groups and violence in this country in a manner to run the current government down. Clearly you easily note, there is some element of skewedness of the subject in favour of their political interest and identities, based on their biased 27

October 30, 2017 2:27 PM "It's now turned into war"- 8 dead in 6 days of clashes with herdsmen

Renewed clashes between nomadic herdsmen and residents in the Kwahu East district of the Eastern region have left 8 persons dead in less than a week. Leader of the Kwahu Youth for Social Development, Solomon Tettey told Myjoyonline.com, the killings began last week Tuesday after three herdsmen were found dead. In what appears to be a reprisal, the herdsmen 20

October 30, 2017 6:06 AM NPP Gov’t has lost control over vigilantism – Mahama

Former President John Mahama believes the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government is becoming incapable of dealing with vigilante groups affiliated to it, that continue to wreak havoc without any significant consequences. In a brief post on Facebook, Mr. Mahama also questioned the silence of “moral society” which he said had become mere spectators 21

October 29, 2017 10:15 PM In Niger, Where U.S. Troops Died, a Lawless and Shifting Landscape

The United States has about 800 service members in Niger, yet the scale of its military operations there surprised even two high-ranking senators: Chuck Schumer of New York, the Democratic leader, and Lindsey Graham, an influential South Carolina Republican, said in recent interviews on “Meet the Press” that they had not realized the extent of the military’s 33

October 29, 2017 2:08 AM Togolese ‘fleeing human rights abuses’ to Ghana: UN

More than 500 Togolese nationals have sought refuge in neighbouring Ghana because of a government crackdown on opposition protests, the UN refugee agency said Friday. “So far, 513 asylum seekers have been registered by the Ghanaian authorities,” UNHCR spokesman Babar Baloch said in a statement. They crossed the border to Chereponi, Zabzugu and Bunkpurugu-Yunyuo 23