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August, 2017

  • 18 August

    Be calm but alert – Lt. Col Amponsah tells Ghanaians

    In the wake of terror attacks in neighbouring countries, the Command Operations Officer (COO) at the Southern Command of the Ghana Armed Forces Lt. Col Isaac Amponsah has advised Ghanaians to be calm but alert. He said although the Ghana Armed Forces is ready to fight any of attacks, they …

  • 16 August

    Ghana Military reaffirms readiness to fight terror attack

    The Ghana military has reaffirmed their readiness to fight against any external aggression in the country with the launch of ‘Operation Cat Chase’ at the Bundase Training Academy. The stimulation exercise nicknamed ‘Exercise Starlight Stretch’ is being held under the auspices of the Southern Command of the Ghana Armed Forces …

  • 13 August

    Sierra Leone: Young Peace Builders, Sam Smith bring hope to communities in remote villages

    by: Daniel Conteh Visiting Sierra Leone for the second time, Sam Smith met with members of the Young Peace Builders Sierra Leone and was accompanied by the organization’s Executive Director Herbert Bangura to visit two of the many communities in which Young Peace Builders have been working over the years …

  • 13 August

    ‘Operation Vanguard’ denies killing 4 miners at Kwaben

    The Anti Galamsey Taskforce “Operations Vanguard” have denied reports that they killed four miners miners at Kwaben near Anyinam in the Atiwa District of Eastern Region last night. According to Owusu, a resident of Kwaben who spoke to Awake News’ Efo Korsi Senyo earlier in an interview said, the four, who are …

  • 4 August

    Canada warns of imminent terror attack on Ghana

    Travel warnings from the Canadian embassy, the US and the UK, indicating imminent threats of terrorist attacks in the country has moved minority members in parliament to demand immediate action from government to assure the safety of the public. The countries are pointing to an increase in pick pocketing, extortion …

  • 3 August

    Rethinking Nigeria’s Paper-tiger Counterterrorism Strategy, Anti-Terrorism Law

    By Don Okereke Introduction: From been underrated and likened to a band of rag-tag, amateurish, illiterate folks few years ago, the Boko Haram Islamic Sect metamorphosed into the ‘world’s most lethal terrorist group’; deadlier than ISIS, Al-Qaeda. No thanks to the Sect’s unrelenting attacks, the 2015 Global Terrorism Index, GTI, …

July, 2017

  • 27 July

    “Africa – A Soft Landing for ISIL” David Otto

    UK based Counter Terrorism Expert, David Otto, Director of TGS Intelligence Consultants Ltd & Founder of Step In – Step Out (SISO), delivered lectures on Defence Against Terrorism at NATO School Oberammergau Germany. Delivering his lectures, Mr David Otto urged senior military trainees, NCOs and Civilian equivalents from a selected …

May, 2017

  • 29 May

    The ECG vrs Krobo Citizens Saga: Things Are Turning Bloody

    Today, Somanya turned bloody few minutes after the Ghana Police Service, Somanya Command, has arrested Mr. Jonas Tetteh (a.k.a Dendenden), an Assembly Member for the Sawer Electoral Area. The police accused Mr. Tetteh of being the ”Gang leader” who instigated the youth to embark on the militant ‘Uprising” against the Electricity Company of Ghana in Somanya last …

April, 2017

February, 2016

  • 25 February

    Common Friends & Foes – A Potent Combination

    “Do not invest your energy in shooting the messenger – address the message while the sun shines” David Otto In my observation of the current global dynamics, time does not fail mankind, instead it is mankind that fails time. For time does not change, it is mankind that changes with …