What is Ghana?

  • (noun): A republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea.
    Example: "Ghana was colonized as the Gold Coast by the British"
    Synonyms: Republic of Ghana, Gold Coast


Ghana i/ˈɡɑːnə/, officially the Republic of Ghana, is a country in West Africa. It is bordered by Ivory Coast to the west, Burkina Faso to the north, Togo to the east, and the Gulf of Guinea to the south. The word Ghana means "Warrior King" and is derived from the ancient Ghana Empire.

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Some articles on Ghana:

... Atimpoku is a small town located along the Volta River in the Eastern Region of Ghana, and the capital of Asuogyaman District ... The town is the site of the Adomi Bridge, Ghana's largest suspension bridge, and is one of the town's closest to the Akosombo Dam, a hydroelectric facility which supplies the majority of Ghana's ...
Richard Kingson - International Career
... Kingson is the starting goalkeeper of the Ghana national football team, and was called up for the 2006 FIFA World Cup, the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations and the. 2008 African Cup of Nations Tournament in Ghana ... In 2008, he scored a goal for Ghana in a friendly – a late equaliser in a 1–1 draw against Tanzania ...
Manfo Kwaku Asiedu
... He was raised in Ghana and educated to the equivalent of A-level standard ... He entered Britain on a flight from Ghana in late 2003 ... that Asiedu be deported back to Ghana upon release ...
Michael Essien - International Career
... Essien's international career started with the Ghana U-17 national team, the Black Starlets, when he played in the 1999 FIFA U-17 Championship in New Zealand and ... but had played for Ghana in a Pre-Tournament friendly against Egypt on 4 January 2002 ... to be part of the team that represented Ghana at the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany ...
Ghana - Education
... Main article Education in Ghana Ghanaian Junior High School students in a classroom, March 2008 The adult literacy rate in Ghana was 75% in 2007, with males at 87.2 ... Ghana has a six-year primary education system beginning at age six, and, under the educational reforms implemented in 1987 and reformed in 2007, they pass on to a three-year junior high ... Presently, Ghana has 21,530 primary schools, 8,850 junior secondary schools, 900 senior secondary schools, 52 public training colleges, 5 private training colleges ...

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    While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man’s humanity to man.
    Maya Angelou (b. 1928)