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Jul 02, 2024

GAFCSC LAUNCHES MAIDEN PUBLIC LECTURE

The Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC) has launched its maiden Republic Day Public Lecture in partnership with One Ghana Movement. The lecture, themed "Reflections on Democratic Control Over the Military: A Way Forward for Sustainability", was held on Monday, 1 July 2024, at the Hamidu Hall in...

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Jul 02, 2024

GAFCSC COMMANDANT PAYS COURTESY CALLS ON RCOA

Commandant of the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC) Major General (Maj Gen) Matthew Essien paid a courtesy call to the Retired Commissioned Officers Association (RCOA) on Thursday, 27 June 2024.   Maj Gen Essien outlined programs offered by the College and extended an official invitation to the...

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Jun 27, 2024

COMMANDANT GAFCSC VISITS COUNCIL OF STATE CHAIRMAN

The Commandant of the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC), Major General (Maj Gen) Matthew Essien paid a visit to the Council of State Chairman, Nana Otuo Siriboe II, on Wednesday, 26 June 2024, at the Accra International Conference Center in Accra.     Maj Gen Essien, in...

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Jun 25, 2024

COMMANDANT OF GAFCSC CALLS ON SPEAKER OF PARLIAMENT

The Commandant, Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Maj Gen M Essien paid a courtesy call on the Speaker of Parliament on Tue 25 Jun24 at Parliament House in Accra.  Maj Gen Essien stated that the purpose of the visit was to formally invite the Speaker, Right Honourable Alban...

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Jun 21, 2024

COMDT GAFCSC VISITS CHIEF JUSTICE OF GHANA

The Commandant of the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC), Major General Matthew Essien, visited the Chief Justice of Ghana, Her Ladyship Justice Gertrude Araba Esaaba Torkornoo, at her office in Accra on Thursday, 20 June 2024. The purpose of the visit was to formally invite the Chief...

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Jun 17, 2024

GAFCSC COMMANDANT HIGHLIGHTS INTEGRATION AS KEY TO FUTURE WARFARE

The Commandant of the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC), Major General (Maj Gen) Matthew Essien, has emphasized the importance of agility, innovation, and integration in future warfare. He highlighted these elements as essential for effective military strategy and operations in the evolving landscape of global conflict during...

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Jun 17, 2024

EOCO BOSS URGES CSE 81 STUDENTS TO COMMIT FULLY TO PROBLEM-SOLVING

The Executive Director of the Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO), Commissioner of Police (COP) Maa Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah, has charged students of Course 81 to be fully committed to problem-solving, particularly in the training of personnel, their administration, and welfare. She made the clarion call while addressing Junior Staff...

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May 28, 2024

GAFCSC HOLDS MAIDEN MULTI-DOMAIN OPERATIONS MODULE

The Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC) has launched the inaugural Multi-Domain Operations and Future Warfare module as part of its curriculum for Senior Command and Staff Course 45 on Monday 27 May 2024 at Teshie. The module, which included weekend students from the Master of Science in...

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May 21, 2024

GTEC ASSESSES GAFCSC FOR NATIONAL DEFENSE UNIVERSITY CHARTER

The Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC) visited the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC) on Monday, May 20, 2024 at Teshie. The visit, led by Professor Ahmed Jinapor Abdulai, Chairman of the Commission, comes in response to GAFCSC's charter institutional application to become a fully-fledged university. Professor Abdulai...

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May 21, 2024

GAFCSC VISIT'S ANGOLA FOR AFRICA STUDY TOUR 2024

The Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College arranged a comprehensive African Study Tour, precisely designed to delve into the complex dynamics surrounding the recent surge of military coups across the African continent and its consequential impact on the democratic aspirations of its nations. Spanning five distinct countries, including Angola,...

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Apr 25, 2024

ZIMBABWEAN DA TO GHANA CALLS ON COMDT GAFCSC

In a diplomatic move aimed at fostering collaboration between Zimbabwe and Ghana, the Zimbabwean Non-Residential Defense Attache (DA) to Ghana, Colonel Philip Kupe, has paid a courtesy call on the Commandant of the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC), Maj Gen Matthew Essien, at his office in Teshie...

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Apr 23, 2024

RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR CONFERS WITH COMDT GAFCSC

The Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Ghana, HE Sergei Berknikov, embarked on a significant working visit to the Commandant of the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC), Maj Gen Matthew Essien, on Monday, 22 April, 2024. This visit marked a pivotal moment within the curriculum of the...

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Apr 18, 2024

COMDT GAFCSC EXTENDS WARM WELCOME TO NARC DELEGATION

The Commandant of Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC), Maj Gen Matthew Essien has welcomed a 45-Member delegation from the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC), who are currently on a one-week world study tour to Ghana on Wednesday 17 April, 2024 at Otu Barracks, Teshie. The delegation is...

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Apr 16, 2024

MAJ GEN ESSIEN ASSUMES COMMAND AT GAFCSC

Major General (Maj Gen) Matthew Essien has assumed leadership at the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC), taking over the reins and responsibilities from his predecessor, Maj Gen Bismack Kwesi Onwona. The transition occurred during a brief ceremony on Tuesday, 16 April 2024, at his office in Otu...

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Apr 03, 2024

GAFCSC MAKES GIANT STRIDES IN INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT

The Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College has made giant strides in the development of infrastructure. This was made known by the Chief of the Army Staff, Major General (Maj Gen) Bismarck Kwesi Onwona, in an address to staff and students during a working visit to the College on...

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Mar 26, 2024

TANZANIA COMMAND AND STAFF COLLEGE STUDENTS VISITS GAFCSC

The Commandant of the Command and Staff College of Tanzania (CSCT) has led a 36-member delegation to the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC) for an official visit on Tuesday, March 26, 2024. The delegation comprises eight Directing Staff and 27 course participants  who were on a one-week...

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Mar 25, 2024

GAFCSC HOLDS 20TH MATRICULATION CEREMONY FOR MDIP AND MSS STUDENTS

The Academic Division of the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC) has held its 20th matriculation ceremony for students of the Master of Science in Defence and International Politics (MDIP) and Master of Science in Security Studies (MSS) on Friday, March 22, 2024, at Teshie. A total of...

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Mar 23, 2024

GAFCSC HOLDS 10TH BI-ANNUAL PUBLIC LECTURE

In a bid to shed light on the complexities of African development within the rapidly evolving global context, students of the Senior Command and Staff Course 45 and the Master of Science in International Politics at the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College were treated to a thought-provoking public...

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Mar 18, 2024

KENYA JOINT COMMAND AND STAFF COLLEGE DELEGATION VISITS GAFCSC

A 28-member delegation from the Kenya Joint Command and Staff College (JCSC) on Tuesday, 12 March 12, 2024, visited the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College in Teshie. The delegation led by the Commandant of the College, Major General EM Kinuthia, was on a 5-day study tour in Ghana...

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Feb 22, 2024

STAKEHOLDERS IN THE MARITIME SECTOR URGED TO COMBAT EXPLOITATION AND DISRUPTION

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Dalex Finance and Leasing Company Limited, Mr Kenneth Kwamina Thompson, has urged stakeholders of the Maritime Sector to safeguard the maritime domain from unlawful exploitation. He emphasized this during the closing ceremony of this year’s Maritime Sector Governance Course, held at GAFCSC on Friday,...

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Feb 13, 2024

GAFCSC COMMENCES MARITIME SECTOR GOVERNANCE COURSE 2024

The Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC) has commenced the 2024 Maritime Sector Governance Course, on Monday 12 February, 2024, at Teshie. The 5-day course is designed to provide professional maritime practitioners, decision-makers, and stakeholders in the maritime industry with effective governance of the sector. It also aims...

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Feb 06, 2024

MAJ GEN ONWONA BIDS FAREWELL TO STAFF AND STUDENTS OF GAFCSC

Maj Gen Bismarck Kwesi Onwona has bid farewell to staff and students of GAFCSC in a brief ceremony held at the Hamidu Hall on 30 January 2024. This signified the end of his tenure as the Commandant of the College. In his farewell address, Maj Gen Onwona officially announced his...

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Jan 23, 2024

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND GAFCSC UNITE FOR A FUTURE UNIVERSITY

The Minister for Education, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, in a significant stride towards enhancing the educational landscape in the country led a 28-member delegation on a pivotal visit to the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC) on Monday, 22 January 2024 at Otu Barracks in Teshie. The visit...

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Dec 19, 2023

GAFCSC GRADUATES 76 JSC STUDENTS

The Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC) held a graduation ceremony for 76 students of Junior Staff Course 80 on Friday, December 15, 2023, at the Hamidu Hall. The 19-week course brought together students from Ghana and allied countries, aiming to train selected officers in staff functions by...

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Oct 10, 2023

GAFCSC HOLDS MATRICULATION FOR STUDENTS OF COURSE 45

GAFCSC on Thursday, 28 September, 2023, held a matriculation ceremony for the 2023/24 Masters programme for Senior Command and Staff Course 45 at the Hamidu Hall. The matriculation ceremony signalled the commencement of an 11-month academic journey for 98 students from the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) and the Armed Forces...

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Oct 10, 2023

GAFCSC CONDUCTS INDUCTION RELIGIOUS SERVICE FOR STUDENTS OF COURSE 45

The Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC) has conducted an Induction Religious Service for students of Senior Command and Staff Course 45 on Sunday, 1 October, 2023, at the Hamidu Hall in Teshie. The purpose of the induction service was to cultivate a profound sense of unity and...

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Oct 10, 2023

MAJ GEN ONWONA TAKES OVER AS COMMANDANT OF GAFCSC

GAFCSC welcomed its 22nd Commandant, Major General (Maj Gen) Bismark Kwasi Onwona, on Friday, 6 October, 2023.   The momentous occasion marked the transition of leadership at the prestigious institution, as Maj Gen Irvine Nii-Ayitey Aryeetey handed over to Maj Gen Onwona as the new Commandant. Maj Gen Aryeetey who...

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Oct 10, 2023

GAFCSC COMMANDANT WELCOMES STUDENTS OF COURSE 45

The Commandant, GAFCSC, Major General Irvine Nii-Ayitey Aryeetey, emphasized the importance of diligence and meticulousness to students of the Senior Command and Staff Course 45. He made this assertion during his welcome address on Tuesday, 19 September, 2023, at the Hamidu Hall. He encouraged the students to conscientiously plan and...

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Sep 15, 2023

GAFCSC HOLDS CONFLICT AND CRISIS MANAGEMENT COURSE 2023

As part of the modules organised under the Master of Science in Defence and International Politics, a two-week course on Conflict and Crisis Management Course was held at GAFCSC from 10 to 21 July 2023. The course was aimed at providing a clear understanding of conflict and crisis management to...

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Sep 15, 2023

GAFCSC CLOSES DEFENCE MANAGEMENT COURSE 2023

A brief closing ceremony was held at the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC) on Friday 7 July 2023 to mark the end of the Defence Management Course 2023. The 2-week Course was aimed at exposing uniformed and civilian personnel working within the security sector to the issues,...

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Sep 15, 2023

GHANA ARMED FORCES COMMAND AND STAFF COLLEGE HOLDS GRADUATION FOR JUNIOR STAFF COURSE 79

The Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC) on Friday 30 June 2023 held a Graduation Ceremony, for students of Junior Staff Course 79. The Course which commenced on 10 February 2023 was made up of 52 officers from the Ghana Armed Forces, 1 from the Armed Forces of...

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Sep 15, 2023

GAFCSC ENDS PEACE OPERATION COURSE 2023

This year’s Peace Operations Course (POC) successfully ended at the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC) on Friday, 2 June 2023. The 2-week course was aimed at creating a platform for professional and key personalities with diverse exposure to peace operations to share their experience with participants. It...

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Sep 15, 2023

BOTSWANA DEFENCE FORCE COMMAND AND STAFF COLLEGE DELEGATION EMBARKS ON A BENCHMARKING EXERCISE AT GAFCSC

A 4-man delegation led by Brig Gen Anderson Matlho, from the Botswana Defence Force Command and Staff College, carried out a benchmarking exercise at the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC) from Monday 15 May to Friday 19 May 2023. The visit was aimed at exploring collaboration models,...

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Sep 13, 2023

GHANA ARMED FORCES COMMAND AND STAFF COLLEGE HOLDS ITS 18TH MATRICULATION CEREMONY

The Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC) held its 18th matriculation ceremony for fresh students of the Master of Science in Defence and International Politics Program (MDIP) on Friday 10 March 2023 at the Hamidu Hall of the College, Teshie. The matriculation ceremony was the 10th for the weekend programme...

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