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Ghana: Country in West Africa
Ghana, officially the Republic of Ghana, is a country in West Africa. It abuts the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean to the south, sharing borders with Ivory Coast in the west, Burkina Faso in the north, and Togo in the east. Ghana covers an area of 238,535 km2 (92,099 sq mi), spanning diverse biomes that range from coastal savannas to tropical rainforests. With nearly 31 million inhabitants, Ghana is the second-most populous country in West Africa, after Nigeria. The capital and largest city is Accra; other major cities are Kumasi, Tamale, and Sekondi-Takoradi.

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Ghana economic crisis: Inflation affecting both business and consumers [Video]

Ghana economic crisis: Inflation affecting both business and consumers

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Ghana keep hopes of last 16 alive with dramatic win over South Korea [Video]

Ghana keep hopes of last 16 alive with dramatic win over South Korea

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Ghana beat South Korea 3-2 to keep World Cup hopes alive

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Ghana, South Korea both make three changes for World Cup clash

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Record-breaking Ronaldo scores in 5 consecutive World Cups [Video]

Record-breaking Ronaldo scores in 5 consecutive World Cups

The Portuguese striker became the first male player to score at five World Cups with his 65th-minute penalty in a 3-2 win over Ghana on Thursday.

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Brazil vs Serbia, Portugal vs Ghana… a look at Thursday's World Cup schedule [Video]

Brazil vs Serbia, Portugal vs Ghana… a look at Thursday's World Cup schedule

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Ronaldo's Portugal prepare for Group H opener against Ghana [Video]

Ronaldo's Portugal prepare for Group H opener against Ghana

Portugal will be facing Ghana for Group H opener on Thursday a couple of hours after Uruguay plays against South Korea.

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Ghana's president warns of spreading terror threat in West Africa [Video]

Ghana's president warns of spreading terror threat in West Africa

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Watch: Cristiano Ronaldo takes over Times Square to unveil Madame Tussauds wax figure [Video]

Watch: Cristiano Ronaldo takes over Times Square to unveil Madame Tussauds wax figure

Cristiano Ronaldo took over Times Square, virtually, on Monday ahead of Portugal's World Cup opener against Ghana to unveil his latest wax figure for Madame Tussauds New York.

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Everything You Need to Know About World Cup 2022 [Video]

Everything You Need to Know About World Cup 2022

Everything You Need , to Know About , World Cup 2022. On November 20, one of the most highly-anticipated World Cups in recent memory is scheduled to begin. This is everything you need to..

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Ghana demonstrators demand President's resignation as inflation worsens |Oneindia News*International [Video]

Ghana demonstrators demand President's resignation as inflation worsens |Oneindia News*International

Hundreds of protesters have marched through Ghana’s capital, Accra, calling for the resignation of President Nana Akufo-Addo amid an economic crisis that has seen fuel and food costs spiral to record..

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Ghana president seeks to reassure over economic 'crisis' [Video]

Ghana president seeks to reassure over economic 'crisis'

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Cocoa Foundation meeting: Ivory Coast and Ghana boycott event over price dispute [Video]

Cocoa Foundation meeting: Ivory Coast and Ghana boycott event over price dispute

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