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Ghana MP was arrested in the Eric Amoateng United States and has pled guilty to drug trafficking-related charges?
forces of the
Dutch West India Company captured Axim in present-day Ghana and signed a with the local treaty West Africans in 1642 to become the major European power in the Gold Coast region?
communities of the
of Dagaaba people Ghana in the 1990s still used cowrie shells as an alternate currency, long after they had been replaced elsewhere by the Ghanaian cedi?
elephants of , Mole National Park Ghana (pictured) do more damage to the economically important trees of the park than to less valuable species?
bark of the African tree is burnt in Bombax buonopozense Ghana to drive away evil spirits?
sector of salt industry Ghana aims to compete with Brazil and Australia in supplying salt to western Africa?
was established under Ghana Navy British Royal Navy command and headed by D. A. Foreman, a retired British officer commissioned as a Ghana naval officer with the rank of Commodore?
are dolls, traditionally carried on the backs of akuaba Ghanian women who want to conceive?
obtains its Tamale, Ghana electricity from Akosombo Dam in the central Ghana?
came to power in Emmanuel Kwasi Kotoka Ghana through a military coup d'état in 1966, only to be deposed and killed in a further coup fourteen months later?
, the capital of Bono Manso Bono state, was an ancient Akan trading town in present-day Ghana, which was frequented by caravans from Djenné as part of the Trans-Saharan trade?
, an academic at the Albert Adu Boahen University of Ghana, challenged former head of state of Ghana Jerry Rawlings in the presidential election of 1992?
is the first Kwame "The Snow Leopard" Nkrumah-Acheampong Ghanaian to qualify for the Winter Olympics?
Osu Castle (pictured) is the seat of government in Ghana?
in Salaga northern Ghana was once one of the biggest slave markets in West Africa?
, then Robert Kotei Ghana's high jump record holder, once successfully foiled a military coup against the NRC government, only to be executed years later after a successful coup against his own SMC government?
", an episode of the Tuesday's Child BBC medical drama , was filmed entirely on location in Holby City Ghana?
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