What is Ghana known for?

population significant

was 86.60% White (White (U.S. Census)), 5.72% African American (African American (U.S. Census)), 0.14% Native American (Native American (U.S. Census)), 4.39% Asian (Asian (U.S. Census)), 0.01% Pacific Islander (Pacific Islander (U.S. Census)), 1.67% from other races (Race (United States Census)), and 1.47% from two or more races. Hispanic (Hispanic (U.S. Census)) or Latino (Latino (U.S. Census)) of any race were 6.00% of the population. Significant pockets of Croatian, Bosnian (Bosnians), Irish (Irish people), Ghanaian, German (Germans), Greek (Greeks), Colombian, and Syrian communities are present in Westwood. * 1765 - Suriname Governor General Crommelin convinces three Moravian missionaries to work near the head waters of the Gran Rio. They settle among the Saramaka near the Senthea Creek in Granman Abini's village where they are received with mixed feelings. * 1766 - Philip Quaque, a Fetu youth from the Cape Coast area of Ghana who spent twelve years studying in England, returns to Africa. Supported as a missionary by the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, Quaque is first non-European ordained priest in the Church of England * 1767 - Spain expels the Jesuits from Spanish colonies in the New World * 1827 - Missionary Lancelot Edward Threlkeld reports in ''The Monitor'' that he was "advancing rapidly" in his efforts to disseminate Holy Scripture among Indigenous Australians of the Hunter (Hunter River) and Shoalhaven (Shoalhaven River) Rivers.


the Essiama village junction turnoff. The '''Rakatak''' is a percussion instrument that originates from Ghana. The rakatak is made of several calabash gourd shells attached to a long, narrow wooden shaft joined to the longer main wooden handle at a 90-degree angle. Rakataks are often used in traditional African or neo-pagan (Paganism) music. In the summer of 2005, the Moroccan Army accelerated the expulsion (started in late 2004) of illegal immigrants detained in northern Morocco to the eastern side of the wall, into the Free Zone (Free Zone (region)). The Polisario Front and the MINURSO rescued several dozens lost in the desert, who had run out of water. Others died of thirst.


Park – Assin Attandaso Resource Reserve accessdate 14 July 2014 publisher Bird Life organization Further reading * Arhin, Kwame, ''The Life and Work of Kwame Nkrumah'' (Africa Research & Publications, 1995) * Babatope, Ebenezer, ''The Ghana Revolution: From Nkrumah

'' (James Currey, 2007) * Falola, Toyin and Salm, Stephen J, ''Culture and Customs of Ghana'' (Greenwood, 2002) * Grant, Richard, ''Globalizing City: The Urban and Economic Transformation of Accra, Ghana'' (Syracuse University Press, 2008) * Hadjor, Kofi Buenor, ''Nkrumah and Ghana'' (Africa Research & Publications, 2003) * Hasty, Jennifer, ''The Press and Political Culture in Ghana'' (Indiana University Press, 2005) * James, C.L.R., ''Kwame Nkrumah and the Ghana Revolution'' (Allison &

publication attempt

, patron of the arts, and close personal friend of Chaim Weizmann (cf. letter dated 7 10 1942, C.W. to M.E., St. Regis Hotel, NYC), helped found the ''Abendblatt'' Yiddush Newspaper, ''The Jewish Forward'', and Chaim Nahman Bialik and Shmaryahu Levin's ''Dvir'' Publishing Company in then Tel Aviv, Palestine, friend of Shalom Asch, and funded childhood "newsie" friend Samuel Roth's first U.S. publication attempt of James Joyce's ''Ulysses'' in 1927 and, through the Morris Eisenman

international made

Republic to Sudan and Uganda. No type locality (Type locality (biology)) was given in the original description. McDiarmid RW, Campbell JA, Touré T. 1999. Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. 1. Herpetologists' League. 511 pp. ISBN 1-893777-00-6 (series). ISBN 1-893777-01-4 (volume). DynCorp International made several acquisitions in 2009 and 2010 to adapt to the defense sector’s shift towards diplomacy

band history

from one Ghanaian ethnic group to the other. '''Lake Bosumtwi''' (also spelled Bosomtwe), situated within an ancient meteorite impact crater, is approximately 8 km across and the only natural lake in Ghana. It is situated about 30 km south-east of Kumasi and is a popular recreational area. There are about 30 villages near this crater lake, with a combined population of about 70,000 people. Band history Track 5

centuries personal

in present-day Ghana. His comedy ''Min in het Lazarus-huys'' ("Love in the Madhouse (Psychiatric hospital)", 1672) was very popular in the 17th and 18th centuries. Personal life Wahlgren was born in Gothenburg, Sweden, to a Swedish mother and a Ghanaian father.

cover early

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

gold green

presidential election, 1960 Nkrumah declared Ghana as a republic as the first President of Ghana. The flag of Ghana, consisting of the colours red, gold, green, and the black star, became the new flag in 1957. Designed by Theodosia Salome Okoh, the red represents the blood that was shed towards independence, the gold represents the industrial minerals wealth of Ghana, the green symbolises the rich grasslands of Ghana, and the black star is the symbol of the Ghanaian people and African emancipation.

radio appearances

programming for WBAI in the early 1980s Wolio from the Pacifica Radio Archives, November, 1982. and has made appearances on alternative radio over the years. Radio appearances include Alternative Views, 1992;


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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