Obama’s speech in Ghana. July 11, 2009

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ______________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release July 11, 2009 REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT TO THE GHANAIAN PARLIAMENT Accra International Conference Center Accra, Ghana 12:40 P.M. GMT THE PRESIDENT: (Trumpet plays.) I like this. Thank you. Thank you. I think Congress needs one of those horns. (Laughter.) That sounds pretty […]

AlJazeera report on Ghana's election

Ghana is often described as a beacon of functioning democracy in West Africa. It has had free and fair elections since the end of military rule in 1992, following a referendum that made law its multi-party system.

Ghana revises up 2010 deficit

Ghana revised its 2010 public deficit up to 6.8 percent of output from a previous estimate of 3.7 percent on Monday and signalled the current year deficit would likely be adjusted too.

Ghana's Mills launches 2012 re-election bid

ACCRA, May 5  – Ghanaian President John Atta Mills launched his bid for a second term in a December 2012 election on Thursday, announcing he would seek the ticket of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) in July primaries.

Africa Cup: record win for Egypt

Egypt has won the Africa Cup of Nations against Ghana in Luanda (Angola) today with one goal scored by Mohamed Gedo at the 85th minute. This is a record third successive time Egypt wins the Africa cup. “The substitute Mohamed Gedo scored the winner five minutes from full time after playing a one-two with Mohamed […]


Full Name Ghana Capital Accra Form of Government Constitutional Presidential Republic Date of Independence 6 March, 1957 Date of Entry into the UN Total Area 238,535 km2 (91st) 92,098 sq mi Total Population (2007 estimate) 23,000,000 (48th) Time Zone GMT Currency Ghanaian Cedi GDP (nominal, 2007 estimate) $15.160 billion GDP Per Capita $690 Human Development […]