What is Ghana known for?

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(UTC) *'''Delete''' - fictional, non-historic events. (Quick history lesson, BTW - they held the Gold Coast in modern Ghana and an island off, I think, Mauritania in that period; nowhere else, really, until they'd become Germany in the late c19th. The really surprising colonial power was Courland, just up the Baltic coast from them, though...) Shimgray (User:Shimgray) 01:42, 9 Dec 2004 (UTC) *Delete: The contributor tossed a welter of Prussian-themed articles all at the same time

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: stories 201304291808.html ?maneref title Ghana: Why Privatise Ghana Oil? publisher accessdate 22 September 2013 Industrial minerals mining Known for its industrial minerals, Ghana is the world's 7th largest producer of gold; producing over 102 metric tons of gold and the 10th largest producer (List of countries by gold production) of gold in the world in 2012; producing 89 metric tons of gold and Ghana is the designated 2nd largest producer of gold on the Africa continent (African continent) behind the designated first South Africa.

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and Ghana. these varieties are better-known than Nigerian palm-wine. However, ''palm-wine'' originally referred to a diverse set of styles played with string instruments, characteristically, guitars or banjos) with shakers (shaker (percussion)) and hand drums accompanying

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2014 author West African Examinations Council(corporate site: Ghana) Hence, the pupil has the choice between general Education (assumed by Senior High School) and vocational Education (assumed by technical Senior High School, Technical and vocational Institutes, completed by a massive private and informal offer). Senior High School lasts three years and ends on the West African Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). The WASSCE is needed to join a University

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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

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on Abogu, Ashanti (Ashanti (region)) (now Ghana), Major Sartorius removed, under heavy fire, a mortally wounded Houssa (Hausa people) non-commissioned officer and placed him under cover. His citation read: Early life Her Dutch (Netherlands) father

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has also worked for the British Council in Ghana, where he directed Trevor Rhone's ''Old Story Time'' as the first major production at the newly built National Theatre (National Theatre (Accra)). Phillips also lectured at the School of Performing Arts, University of Ghana and for three years was a consultant for the British Council on a special project in Tanzania to create a company of performers and teach them the principals and practice of theatre in education. He has directed in Germany, The Netherlands, and France. He has also managed a 60-strong company of singers, dancers, and musicians from South Africa on a touring tribute to Oliver Tambo that was presented at the Barbican Centre in London and at Salisbury Cathedral, England. '''Nii Odartey Lamptey''' (born 10 December 1974) is a former Ghanian (Ghana) professional footballer (Association football) and current assistant manager of Sekondi Wise Fighters. During his career he played as a striker (striker (association football)) from 1990 until 2008 notably for Aston Villa (Aston Villa F.C.), PSV Eindhoven, Coventry City (Coventry City F.C.) and the Ghana national football team. Geographic range The Western green mamba is native to West Africa and occurs in southern Senegal, Gambia (The Gambia), Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, and southwest Nigeria.

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, the Congo (Congo Basin) and France, ''dah'' or ''dah bleni'' in other parts of Mali, ''wonjo'' in the Gambia, ''zobo '' in western Nigeria (the Yorubas in Nigeria call the white variety Isapa (pronounced Ishapa)), Zoborodo in Northern Nigeria, ''Chaye-Torosh'' in Iran, ''karkade'' (''كركديه''; in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Sudan, ''omutete'' in Namibia, ''sorrel'' in the Caribbean and in Latin America, ''Flor

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Trade Fair", "MTF" or an equal sign written on the back of his left hand and the letters "MTF" can be seen emblazoned on his piano. In 2010, MacIsaac wrote a charity single, "Dreams", to benefit Kwame Nkrumah-Acheampong, a skier from Ghana who

;ref name "" * ''P. s. versteri'': this subspecies has a deep-orange red vest; its range is from the Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire) and Ghana east to western Nigeria. In 2010, Kelly, Ditrich and Frank joined Ashley MacIsaac and folk musician Matthew Harder in recording a charity single, "Dreams", to benefit Kwame Nkrumah-Acheampong, a skier from Ghana who


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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