Ghana

What is Ghana known for?


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2009-08-26 his last words being ''"I don't understand."'' BBC H2g2: Yellow Fever blurb. thumb 200px Statue of Hideyo Noguchi in Ueno Park (File:Statue of Hideyo Noguchi.jpg) *'''Volta basin''' - of the Gur and Mande (Mandé peoples)n groups of Burkina Faso and northern Ghana. The most conservative of the three styles. A single courtyard, characterised by high white and black painted walls

, inward curved turrets supporting an exterior wall, and a larger turret nearer the center. Characterized by the Larabanga mosque of Ghana and the Bobo-Dioulasso Grand Mosque. *'''Volta basin''' - of the Gur and Mande (Mandé peoples)n groups of Burkina Faso and northern Ghana. The most conservative of the three styles. A single courtyard, characterised by high white and black painted walls, inward curved turrets supporting an exterior wall, and a larger turret nearer


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off in Bombay with Asha Bhosle and Boy George, Gordon recorded in orchards and deserts in Pakistan, in cemeteries in Morocco, in libraries in Egypt, in percussion schools in Ghana, in remote villages in The Gambia. After studying gamelan in Bali and recording film sound in Turkey, he formed the Mira Ensemble with journalist Peter Culshaw in 1995, releasing an album 'New Hope For the Dead'. They created an elaborate theatrical presentation, which collapsed


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evolved into an internationally recognized and respected event in not only the African continent but in the world at large. Alimata Salambere, the cultural minister of Burkina Faso from 1987 to 1991 was one of the founders of FESPACO. At its third edition in 1972, the name of the festival became FESPACO (Festival Pan-Africain du Cinema et de la Television de Ouagadougou). FESPACO became an institution by governmental decree on January 7, 1972


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;ref name 'Drum beat' The '''Glo (Globacom) Premier League''' is the official name of the top professional football division (division (sport)) of the football league system (league system) in Ghana. Formed in 1956, it has


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, Uganda, Uruguay website http: www.hcfm.org main splash.php Between 1976 and 1978, Pfister changed the face of football in Burkina Faso. They were known as the Upper Volta national football team until 1984, when Upper Volta became Burkina Faso. The establishment in Burkina welcomed the German (Germans) coach and because of the natural interest in football, the Government’s commitment and Pfister's ability, Burkina Faso national football team Burkina Faso


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is a first class and commercial shopping centre situated on the spintex road of the Tetteh Quarshie Interchange.(www.accramall.com). Adinkrah symbols and sacred stools The sacred stools have traditional Adinkrah "motif" designs in them that can mean many things having to do with God, love, strength, community, and much more. Finding a guidebook which will tell you what each symbol means is advisable to prevent the possibility of buying a stool that doesn't mean what you think


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2–1 2–2 African Nations Cup - fellowships area United States of America, Bangladesh, Brazil, Chile, Haiti, India, Ireland, Kenya, Mexico, Peru, Philippines, Sierra Leone, Spain, Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda, Uruguay website http: www.hcfm.org main splash.php Between 1976 and 1978, Pfister changed the face of football in Burkina Faso. They were known as the Upper Volta national football team until 1984, when Upper Volta became Burkina Faso. The establishment in Burkina welcomed the German (Germans) coach and because of the natural interest in football, the Government’s commitment and Pfister's ability, Burkina Faso (Burkina Faso national football team) qualified for their first ever African Cup of Nations in 1978 in Ghana. It was the success with the Burkina team that opened the way for Pfister to traverse Africa, the Middle East, and Asia over the following years since his first landing Africa. Otto Pfister led Ghana to a famous win in the '''1991 FIFA U-17 World Championship'''. The Championship was held in the cities of Florence, Montecatini Terme, Viareggio, Massa, Carrara, and Livorno in Italy between 16 August and 31 August 1991. Ghana finished second to Spain in their group and progressed to the Quarter-finals where they beat Brazil 2-1 with goals from Mohammed Gargo and Nii Lamptey. After a 0-0 draw with Qatar in the Semi-finals, Ghana won 4-2 in a penalty shoot-out, lining up a final against Spain. on August 31, 1991, Ghana beat Spain 1-0 in the World Cup final in Florence, Ghana's first title. Otto Pfister led Ghana to a famous win in the '''1991 FIFA U-17 World Championship'''. The Championship was held in the cities of Florence, Montecatini Terme, Viareggio, Massa, Carrara, and Livorno in Italy between 16 August and 31 August 1991. Ghana finished second to Spain in their group and progressed to the Quarter-finals where they beat Brazil 2-1 with goals from Mohammed Gargo and Nii Lamptey. After a 0-0 draw with Qatar in the Semi-finals, Ghana won 4-2 in a penalty shoot-out, lining up a final against Spain. on August 31, 1991, Ghana beat Spain 1-0 in the World Cup final in Florence, Ghana's first title. Otto Pfister led Ghana to a famous win in the '''1991 FIFA U-17 World Championship'''. The Championship was held in the cities of Florence, Montecatini Terme, Viareggio, Massa, Carrara, and Livorno in Italy between 16 August and 31 August 1991. Ghana finished second to Spain in their group and progressed to the Quarter-finals where they beat Brazil 2-1 with goals from Mohammed Gargo and Nii Lamptey. After a 0-0 draw with Qatar in the Semi-finals, Ghana won 4-2 in a penalty shoot-out, lining up a final against Spain. on August 31, 1991, Ghana beat Spain 1-0 in the World Cup final in Florence, Ghana's first title. Otto Pfister led Ghana to a famous win in the '''1991 FIFA U-17 World Championship'''. The Championship was held in the cities of Florence, Montecatini Terme, Viareggio, Massa, Carrara, and Livorno in Italy between 16 August and 31 August 1991. Ghana finished second to Spain in their group and progressed to the Quarter-finals where they beat Brazil 2-1 with goals from Mohammed Gargo and Nii Lamptey. After a 0-0 draw with Qatar in the Semi-finals, Ghana won 4-2 in a penalty shoot-out, lining up a final against Spain. on August 31, 1991, Ghana beat Spain 1-0 in the World Cup final in Florence, Ghana's first title. Ghana qualified for the 1992 African Cup of Nations after finishing top of their qualifying group. Ghana qualified to the Quarter-finals after two 1-0 victories over Egypt and Zambia in the first round of the final tournament. Ghana beat Congo national football team to take them through to the Semi-finals where they beat Nigeria, 2-1. On January 26, 1992 in Senegal, Ghana (Ghana national football team) played Côte d'Ivoire (Côte d'Ivoire national football team) in the final of the African Cup of Nations. After extra time the final score was 0-0 and the game entered penalties. After a marathon penalty shootout, the Côte d'Ivoire (Côte d'Ivoire national football team) finally won 11-10 on penalties. The penalty shootout was significant in that it was the first in the final of a major international tournament that every player on the pitch took a penalty. Ghana qualified for the 1992 African Cup of Nations after finishing top of their qualifying group. Ghana qualified to the Quarter-finals after two 1-0 victories over Egypt and Zambia in the first round of the final tournament. Ghana beat Congo national football team to take them through to the Semi-finals where they beat Nigeria, 2-1. On January 26, 1992 in Senegal, Ghana (Ghana national football team) played Côte d'Ivoire (Côte d'Ivoire national football team) in the final of the African Cup of Nations. After extra time the final score was 0-0 and the game entered penalties. After a marathon penalty shootout, the Côte d'Ivoire (Côte d'Ivoire national football team) finally won 11-10 on penalties. The penalty shootout was significant in that it was the first in the final of a major international tournament that every player on the pitch took a penalty. Ghana qualified for the 1992 African Cup of Nations after finishing top of their qualifying group. Ghana qualified to the Quarter-finals after two 1-0 victories over Egypt and Zambia in the first round of the final tournament. Ghana beat Congo national football team to take them through to the Semi-finals where they beat Nigeria, 2-1. On January 26, 1992 in Senegal, Ghana (Ghana national football team) played Côte d'Ivoire (Côte d'Ivoire national football team) in the final of the African Cup of Nations. After extra time the final score was 0-0 and the game entered penalties. After a marathon penalty shootout, the Côte d'Ivoire (Côte d'Ivoire national football team) finally won 11-10 on penalties. The penalty shootout was significant in that it was the first in the final of a major international tournament that every player on the pitch took a penalty. Cameroon On 27 October 2007, Pfister was appointed the manager of Cameroon (Cameroon National Football Team), succeeding 80 other candidates. He coached Cameroon national football team Cameroon in the 2008 African Cup of Nations, held in Ghana. Two second half goals from Samuel Eto'o was not enough to win their opening game which finished 4-2 to Egypt. Cameroon (Cameroon national football team) picked themselves up four days later and beat Zambia convincingly 5-1. In their final group game Samuel Eto'o again scored twice as Les Lions Indomptables (Cameroon national football team) won 3-0. After finishing second to Egypt in the group stages, Cameroon progressed to the Quarter-finals where after a close encounter, they beat Tunisia 3-2. Stéphane Mbia scored early in extra time to take the Indomptable Lions through to the Semi-finals. Alain N'Kong scored a 72nd minute winner for Cameroon in a 1-0 win over Ghana in the Semi-finals, taking Cameroon to their sixth final of the African Cup of Nations. On 10 February 2008, Cameroon took on defending champions Egypt (Egypt national football team) in the Final in Accra. Egypt (Egypt national football team) scored a 77th minute goal through Mohamed Aboutrika which would be enough to win the match and be crowned the champions of the 2008 African Cup of Nations. Samuel Eto'o was the tournaments highest scorer with 5 goals. Pfister stepped down from his role on 26 May 2009.


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, if not older. The term itself, however, is much more recent. The optimism of the modernization theory school of development had led most people in the 1950s and 1960s to believe that traditional forms of work and production would disappear as a result of economic progress in developing countries. As this optimism proved to be unfounded, scholars turned to study more closely what was then called the traditional sector. They found that the sector had not only persisted, but in fact expanded


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and former First Lady Laura Bush to help with Malaria No More, an organization with a goal to end malaria deaths in Africa by 2015. Sparks joined Mrs. Bush at the Maamobi Polyclinic, where the First Lady donated a number of treated bed nets to some local female traders in order to help combat the scourge of malaria in Ghana. While there, Sparks sang "Amazing Grace" to the durbar of chiefs who had gathered at the venue to give audience to Laura Bush. Sparks said, "Traveling to Ghana with Malaria No More gives me the incredible opportunity to see for myself what a difference a simple mosquito net can make in the life of a child." Jordin Sparks Visits Ghana. Retrieved July 15, 2010. Christian examples thumb right 280px The Clearwater Virgin on Christmas Day 1996. (Image:Virgin Mary in Glass.jpg)The Virgin Mary accounts for a substantial number of sightings of this type. A typical example is the "Clearwater Virgin", where an image of Mary was reported to have appeared in the glass façade of a finance building in Clearwater, Florida, and attracted widespread media attention. The building drew an estimated one million visitors over the next several years and was purchased by an Ohio Catholic revivalism group. A local chemist examined the windows and suggested the stain was produced by water deposits combined with weathering, yielding a chemical reaction like that often seen on old bottles, perhaps due to the action of the water sprinkler. On March 1, 2004, the three uppermost panes of the window were broken by a vandal.

Ghana

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.

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