Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama had a closed-door meeting with United Kingdom's Chief of Defense Staff General Sir David Richards on Saturday in Accra to discuss Mali issue, the state-run Ghana News Agency reported. The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) is waiting for the green light from ECOWAS to send 120 soldiers to the besieged nation of Mali.
|U.S. Marine Cpl. Richard Hazenburg of 2nd Platoon, Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, instructs Ghanaian soldiers on the M-240G medium machinegun at a jungle warfare school at Achiase, Ghana. (Credit photos U.S. Defense)|