s to the European Parliament begin, allowing citizens from across all then-9 European Community member states (Member State of the European Union) to elect 410 MEP (Member of the European Parliament)s. It is also the first international election in history. * August 20 – Grenada recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR). * August 24 – Ghana recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR). * August 27 – Lord Mountbatten of Burma (Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma) and 3 others are assassinated by the Provisional Irish Republican Army. He was a British admiral, statesman and an uncle of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. On the same day, the Warrenpoint ambush occurs: Provisional Irish Republican Army members attack a British convoy at Narrow Water, County Down, killing 18 British soldiers. * December 28 – The first American test-tube baby, Elizabeth Jordan Carr, is born in Norfolk, Virginia. * December 31 – A coup d'état in Ghana removes President (Heads of state of Ghana) Hilla Limann's PNP (People's National Party (Ghana)) government (Limann government) and replaces it with the PNDC (Provisional National Defence Council) led by Flight Lieutenant Jerry Rawlings. * Wilhelm Wundt establishes the first psychology research laboratory at the University of Leipzig. * Tetteh Quarshie first brings cocoa (Cocoa bean) to Ghana from Equatorial Guinea. * Colonel Ahmed Arabi forms the Egyptian Nationalist Party. * December 26 – Gerald R. Ford (Gerald Ford), 38th President of the United States (b. 1913) * December 29 – Charles Addo Odametey, Ghanaian football (association football) player (b. 1937) * December 30 One such think tank was The Institute of Economic Affairs, Ghana, which was founded in 1989 when the country was ruled by the Provisional National Defence Council. The IEA undertakes and publishes research on a range of economic and governance issues confronting Ghana and Sub-Saharan Africa. It has also been involved in bringing political parties together to engage in dialogue. In particular it has organised Presidential debates every election year since the Ghanaian presidential election, 1996. Distribution ''Hippopotamus amphibius'' was widespread in North Africa and Europe during the Eemian
the second defeat of his career. In 1966, he was extradited from Ghana to West Germany where the trial against him was opened in Frankfurt on 23 September 1970. However, Schumann was released from prison on 29 July 1972 due to his heart condition and generally deteriorating health. However, he did not die until 5 May 1983, 11 years after he had been released. As Robert Jay Lifton has observed "...Schumann has great importance for us because of what he did – intense involvement
talent show and at the Soul Cafe, China Club, Madison Square Garden, Caroline's Comedy Club and Greek Fest 2000. The Ashanti Picture Pages In her first major singing performance, Ashanti performed Yolanda Adams's "More Than a Melody". She also appeared in a number of big-name music videos, in addition to other dance work. Illegal cocaine trade via West-Africa Cocaine produced
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under its own weight after two performances at the Place Theatre, in London and an appearance at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1997. '''Frooti''', or Mango Frooti, as it is popularly called, is the largest-selling mango drink in India. It is the flagship product of and the most successful drink offered by Parle Agro India Pvt. Ltd. (Parle Agro) Frooti was launched in 1985 in TetraPak packages. It is also now available in PET (Polyethylene terephthalate) bottles
ships on their way to Asia stocked with machine-made texiles that mimicked Indonesian Batik stopped at many West African ports on the way. The fabrics did not do well in Asia, however in West Africa mainly Ghana where there was an already established market for cloths and textiles, the client base grew and it was changed to include local and traditional designs, colors and patterns to cater to the taste of the new consumers.
Evidence of Slave and Overseer Living Conditions on an Antebellum Plantation''. Journal of Black Studies, Vol. 14, No. 2. pp. 185-200 and Aborigines along the coast in southern Queensland, Australia, regularly included rats in their diet. Hobson, Keith A.; Stephen Collier. (April 1984) ''Marine and Terrestrial Protein in Australian Aboriginal Diets''. Current Anthropology, Vol. 25, No. 2. pp. 238-240 1970s In 1971, Reich embarked on a five-week trip to study
, competency, social status, financial situation, and disparaging remarks about the other player's family members—mothers in particular—are common. Commentary is often related to sexual issues, where the game is then referred to as the "Dirty Dozens". Chimezie, Amuzie (June 1976). "The Dozens: An African-Heritage Theory", ''Journal of Black Studies'', Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 401–420. The game is almost exclusive to African Americans; whites often
the African diaspora such as Malcolm X and Stokely Carmichael, to whom he offered asylum (and who took the two leaders names, as Kwame Ture). See Molefi K. Asante, Ama Mazama. Encyclopedia of Black Studies. pp78-80 He, with Nkrumah, helped in the formation of the All-African Peoples Revolutionary Party, and aided the PAIGC guerrillas in their fight against Portuguese (Portugal) colonialism in neighboring Portuguese Guinea. The Portuguese Green Sea
Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study Student missions conferences occur frequently in the fellowship. Examples of this are Urbana (Urbana (convention)) (North America), Mission Korea (South Korea) and "Whom Shall I Send?" (Sudan). Plans for future conferences are developing, and at present there are such events planned in India, Rwanda, Malawi, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria
College, Oxford Exeter College, Oxford University , graduating with an honours degree. He also studied international relations and international law at the London School of Economics after being appointed one of Ghana's first Foreign Service Officers.
Physical" Ghana spans an area of ,
geography ghana_geography_location_and_size.html title Ghana: Location and Size publisher photius.com accessdate 24 June 2013 lies between latitudes 4° (4th parallel north) and 12°N (12th parallel north), and longitudes 4°W (4th meridian west) and 2°E (2nd meridian east); and the Prime Meridian passes through Ghana, specifically through the industrial port town of Tema. Ghana is geographically closer to the "centre
extending northward from the south-west coast of Ghana on the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean with the Kingdom of Ashanti or the southern part of Ghana being a primary location for mining of industrial minerals and timber. Ghana encompasses plains, waterfalls, low hills, rivers, Lake Volta, the world's largest artificial lake
Ghana is the 7th-best governed country (List of African countries by Index of Governance 2013), 5th-most stable country (List of countries by Failed States Index) and rated thirteenth-highest HDI (List of African countries by Human Development Index) on continental Africa. Ghana's economy is the 6th-largest on the Africa continent (List of African countries by GDP (PPP)) by purchasing power parity and Nominal GDP and is one of the fastest growing (List of countries by real GDP growth rate) in the world. In terms of purchasing power parity per capita income, Ghana has the highest per capita income in the subregion of western Africa and Ghana has the tenth−highest per capita income on continental Africa. Ghana is one of only five countries in Africa with a free press (Freedom of the Press (report)).
Ghana has been a significant petroleum and natural gas producer since December 2010, and one of the world's largest gold and diamond producers, and is projected to be the largest producer of cocoa (Cocoa bean) in the world as of 2015. Ghana is home to Lake Volta, the largest artificial lake in the world by surface area.