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border war, and the war was part of a monolithic communist objective for a world dictatorship of the proletariat. This was further triggered by Mao Zedong's views that: "The way to world conquest lies through Havana, Accra, and Calcutta". Calvin believes that Chinese actions show a "pattern of conservative aims and limited objectives, rather than expansionism" and blames this particular conflict on India's provocations towards China. However, Calvin also expresses

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- LSE Arts and World Bank event work Public Events publisher London School of Economics date 6 June 2011 url http: publicEvents events 2011 20110606t1900vSL.aspx accessdate 7 November 2011 DATE OF BIRTH 10 January 1977 PLACE OF BIRTH Accra, Ghana DATE OF DEATH Beavogui, a member of the Toma ethnic group, Thomas O'Toole and Janice E. Baker, ''Historical Dictionary of Guinea'' (4th edition, 2005

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, Accra. The university opened in March 2002, founded by Patrick Awuah, a graduate of Swarthmore College and Haas School of Business. Ashesi’s mission is to train a new generation of ethical, entrepreneurial business leaders in Africa and to nurture excellence in scholarship, leadership and citizenship. Ashesi, which means “beginning” in the Akan language (Akan languages) is a new beginning for higher education in Ghana. Housed in a campus that is equipped with state-of-the-art

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') in 1975. He also has an Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy from University of East Anglia. Burns was married to Emma Clifford from 1982 until their divorce in 2000. They have a son (born October 1991) and daughter (born November 1987). Burns is interested in American politics, collecting political books, swimming (human swimming) and tennis. '''Kumasi''' (historically spelled '''Comassie'''

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accessdate 22 July 2010 publisher GhanaWeb Since the early 1990s, a number of new buildings have been built, including the multi-storey French-owned Novotel hotel. The city's National Theatre (National Theatre (Accra)) was built with Chinese assistance. In 2010, the GaWC designated Accra a Gamma-minus (Global city#GaWC study)-level world city, indicating a growing level of international influence and connectedness.

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align center DGAA Kotoka International Airport - Eshun was born in London, the younger brother of writer Kodwo Eshun. Although three years of his childhood were spent in Accra, his family are Fante (Fante people) from Ghana, for the most part he was brought up in Black Gold of the Sun by Ekow Eshun He attended Kingsbury High School in North West London. and read politics and history Evening Standard: Ekow Eshun profile at the London School of Economics. BBC profile During his time there he edited both Features and Arts for the student newspaper, ''The Beaver''.

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High School commonly known as ("Ahisco");, West Africa Secondary School, commonly known as "WASS"; the Accra Girls' School, commonly known as "Agiss"; Kaneshie Secondary Technical School ("Kateco"); the Armed Forces Secondary Technical; St. John's Grammar School; Action Senior High & Technical School ("Action"); and the City Secondary and Business College ("Cibusco"), among others. Universities

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service, public administration, education, health and other social services). The tertiary service sector is the city's largest, employing about 531,670 people. The second-largest, the secondary sector, employs 22.34% of the labor force, or around 183,934 people. 12.2% of the city's workforce are reportedly unemployed, totalling around 114,198 people. Primary sector File:Overzicht baai met boten in de zee - Accra - 20375372 - RCE.jpg thumb

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, one of the leading secondary schools in Ghana, where he established himself as a good football (football (soccer)) player. He obtained the Senior Cambridge School Certificate in 1937. He then joined the Ghana Civil


'''Accra''' which is inhabited by about 4 million people, making it the second largest metropolitan conglomeration in Ghana by population, and the eleventh-largest metropolitan area in Africa (List of metropolitan areas in Africa).

Accra stretches along the Ghanaian Atlantic coast (Atlantic Ocean) and extends north into Ghana's interior. Originally built around a port, it served as the capital of the British Gold Coast (Gold Coast (British Colony)) between 1877 and 1957. Once merely a 19th-century suburb of Victoriaborg, Accra has since transitioned into a modern metropolis; the city's architecture reflects this history, ranging from 19th-century architecture buildings (colonial architecture) to modern skyscrapers and apartment blocks.

Accra serves as the Greater Accra region's economic and administrative hub. It is furthermore a centre of a wide range of nightclubs, restaurants and hotels.

The central business district of Accra contains the city's main banks and department stores, and an area known as the Ministries, where Ghana's government administration (Government of Ghana) is concentrated. Economic activities in Accra include the financial and agricultural sectors, Atlantic fishing, and the manufacture of processed food, lumber, plywood, textiles, clothing and chemicals.

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