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Jerry John Rawlings

Jerry John Rawlings (born Jeremiah Rawlings John 22 June 1947 in Accra, Gold Coast) is a former leader of the Republic of Ghana and now ... Full story

Akua Kuenyehia

Akua Kuenyehia is a Ghanaian lawyer who has been a judge of the International Criminal Court since 2003. She is currently First Vice-President of the ... Full story

Kofi Annan

Kofi Atta Annan /ˈkoʊfi əˈnɑːn/ (born 8 April 1938) is a Ghanaian diplomat who served as the seventh Secretary-General of the UN from 1 ... Full story

Secretary-General of the United Nations

The Secretary-General of the United Nations is the head of the Secretariat of the United Nations, one of the principal organs of the United Nations. ... Full story

United Nations

The United Nations (UN) is an international organization whose stated aims are facilitating cooperation in international law, international security, economic development, social progress, human rights, ... Full story

Pan-Africanism

Pan-Africanism (Literally All Africa) is a movement that seeks to unify African people or people living in Africa, into a "one African community". Differing types ... Full story

Foreign relations of Ghana

Ghana is active in the United Nations and many of its specialized agencies, the World Trade Organization, the Non-Aligned Movement, the Organization of African Unity ... Full story

Convention People's Party

The Convention People's Party (CPP) is a socialist political party in Ghana, based on the ideas of former President Kwame Nkrumah.The CPP was formed in ... Full story

New Patriotic Party

The New Patriotic Party is a liberal democratic and liberal conservative party in Ghana and one of two dominant parties in Ghanaian politics. The party ... Full story

National Democratic Congress

The National Democratic Congress is a social democratic political party in Ghana, founded by Jerry John Rawlings, who was Head of State of Ghana from ... Full story

Common law

Common law (also known as case law or precedent) is law developed by judges through decisions of courts and similar tribunals rather than through legislative ... Full story

Universal suffrage

Universal suffrage (also universal adult suffrage, general suffrage or common suffrage) consists of the extension of the right to vote to adult citizens (or subjects) ... Full story

Ibrahim Index of African Governance

The Ibrahim Index of African Governance is an attempt to statistically monitor African governance levels throughout all the countries of Africa. Funded and led by ... Full story

Mauritius

Mauritius Listeni/məˈrɪʃəs/ (Mauritian Creole: Moris; French: Maurice, pronounced: [mɔˈʁis]), officially the Republic of Mauritius (Mauritian Creole: Republik Moris; French: République de Maurice) is an island ... Full story

Failed States Index

Since 2005 the United States think-tank Fund for Peace and the magazine Foreign Policy, publishes an annual index called the Failed States Index. The list ... Full story

Sekondi-Takoradi

Sekondi-Takoradi, population 335,000 (2005), comprising the twin cities of Sekondi and Takoradi, is the capital of the Western Region of Ghana. It is Ghana's fourth ... Full story

Organization of African Unity

The Organisation of African Unity (OAU) (French: Organisation de l'Unité Africaine (OUA)) was established on 25 May 1963. It was disbanded on 9 July 2002 ... Full story

Western Region

The Western Region of Ghana, reaching from the Côte d'Ivoire border in the west to the Central Region in the east, includes the large twin ... Full story

Ho

Ho is a town in southeast Ghana and is the capital of the Volta Region. It lies between Mount Adaklu and Mount Galenukui (Togo Atakora ... Full story

Volta Region

Volta Region is one of Ghana's ten administrative regions. It is to the east of Lake Volta. Its capital is Ho. List of districtsThe region has ... Full story

Wa

Wa is the capital of the Upper West Region of Ghana and is the main city of the Wala people. The majority of the inhabitants ... Full story

Upper West Region

The Upper West Region of Ghana is located in the northwestern corner of the country and is bordered by Burkina Faso to the north. The ... Full story

Bolgatanga

Bolgatanga, colloquially known as Bolga, is the capital of both the Bolgatanga Municipal District and the Upper East Region of Ghana, and has a population ... Full story

W.E.B. Du Bois

William Edward Burghardt Du Bois (pronounced doo-BOYZ, /duːˈbɔɪs/, February 23, 1868 – August 27, 1963) was an American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author, ... Full story

Upper East Region

The Upper East Region is the smallest of 10 administrative regions in Ghana, occupying a total land surface of 8,842 square kilometers or 2.7 per ... Full story

Tamale

Tamale (pronounced [ˈtamalɛ])[need tone] with a population of 360,579 (2007), is the capital of the Northern Region of Ghana and the Tamale Metropolitan District with ... Full story

Marcus Garvey

Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr., ONH (17 August 1887 – 10 June 1945) was a Jamaican publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator who was a staunch proponent ... Full story

Northern Region

The Northern Region is the largest area of Ghana. As of 2009, it is divided into 20 districts. The region's capital is Tamale. Climatically, religiously, ... Full story

Pennsylvania

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Listeni/ˌpɛnsɨlˈveɪnjə/ is a U.S. state that is located in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. The state borders ... Full story

Accra

Accra (/əˈkrɑː/) is the capital and largest city of Ghana, with an urban population of 1,658,937 according to the 2000 census. Accra is also the ... Full story

Greater Accra Region

The Greater Accra Region is the smallest of Ghana's 10 administrative regions in terms of area, occupying a total land surface of 3,245 square kilometres ... Full story

Lilncoln University

Lincoln University (LU) is the United States' first degree-granting historically black university. It is located near the town of Oxford in southern Chester County, Pennsylvania. ... Full story

Lilncoln University

Lincoln University (LU) is the United States' first degree-granting historically black university. It is located near the town of Oxford in southern Chester County, Pennsylvania. ... Full story

Koforidua

Koforidua, also popularly known as Kof-town, is a city in the West African republic of Ghana, about an hour by road from Accra. It is ... Full story

Eastern Region (Ghana)

The Eastern Region is one of Ghana's ten administrative regions. It covers an area of 19,323 square kilometres, which is about 8.1% of Ghana's total ... Full story

Pan-Africanism

Pan-Africanism (Literally All Africa) is a movement that seeks to unify African people or people living in Africa, into a "one African community". Differing types ... Full story

Cape Coast

Cape Coast, or Cabo Corso, is the capital of the Central Region of Ghana and is also the capital city of the Fante (Fanti) people, ... Full story

Central Region of Ghana

The Central Region is one of Ghana's ten administrative regions. It is bordered by the Ashanti and Eastern regions to the north, Western region to ... Full story

Sunyani

Sunyani is a city in the West African republic of Ghana, and is the capital of the both the Sunyani District and Brong-Ahafo Region.According to ... Full story

Brong-Ahafo Region

The Brong-Ahafo Region is located in mid-western Ghana, between the Ashanti Region and the Northern Region. Its capital is Sunyani.This region was created in 1958. ... Full story

Ashanti Region

The Ashanti Region is the third largest of 10 administrative regions in Ghana, occupying a total land surface of 24389 square kilometers or 10.2 per ... Full story

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Ludo

A ludo board is normally a square marked with a cross. Each arm of the cross is divided into three columns, with the columns ... Full story

Emmanuel Odarkwei Obetsebi-Lamptey

Emmanuel Odarkwei Obetsebi-Lamptey (April 26,  1902-January 29th 1963) was one of the "Big Six,' the group of nationalists called who were arrested imprisoned by the ... Full story

William Ofori-Atta

ATTA, OFORI- William,B.A. (Econ.). Barrister-al-Law, Solicitor and Advocate; Educationist; Politician. BORN: October 10,1910; Kibi, Eastern Region, Ghanaian. Married, with children. EDUCATION: Kibi Govt. School (1919-24); ... Full story

Dr. Ako Adjei

One of the Big Six and Minister in the First Republic In the history of Ghanaian politics Adjei can be said to be the John the ... Full story

Dr. J.B. Danquah (1895-1965)

The Watson Commission of Inquiry into the 1948 Accra riots described Dr. J.B. Danquah as the "doyen of Gold Coast politicians; the man at the ... Full story

Dr. Edward Akufo Addo

DDO, AKUFO Dr. Edward, M.A. (Oxon); B.L.; D.C.L.; JVl.O.V; O.O.V. Journalist, Jurist and Statesman. BORN: June 26, 1906; Akropong-Akwapim, Eastern Region. Son of Dora Amuafi ... Full story

Dr. Kwame Nkrumah

Kwame Nkrumah (September 21, 1909-April 27, 1972) led the Gold Coast to independence in 1957 as the state of Ghana, and thereafter, first as prime ... Full story

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