Tag Archives: Ghana-US defence cooperation agreement

Ghanaians quiz US Embassy on Twitter over ‘military base’ deal

Over the past few weeks, Ghanaians have been debating the government of Ghana’s defence cooperation agreement with the United States. Under the agreement, Ghana will among other things host some US troops as well as give them free access to Ghana’s radio spectrum. They will also be given unhindered access to some of the country’s key military installations, but many Ghanaians, including ...

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Minority MP backs suit against ‘unconstitutional’ US military camp deal

James Agalga

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Builsa North, James Agalga has suggested that Minority Members of Parliament are ready to back the suit filed by a member of the party against the government over the defence cooperation agreement with the United States. Brogya Genfi, is among other things, praying the Court to “set aside” the agreement on grounds ...

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Minority stages walkout over US ‘Military base’ deal

The Minority in Parliament have staged a walkout from Parliament over the Ghana-US defence cooperation agreement currently before the House for consideration. This was after the caucus leader, Haruna Iddrisu, made known his side’s reservations about the agreement on the floor on Friday evening. Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, spoke for close to 17 minutes giving a litany of reasons why ...

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