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Things you should know about Ghana’s Independence

12 Facts about Ghana to know on It's Independence Anniversary


  • Ghana is ranked the most peaceful country in Africa by the Global Peace Index.
  • Ghana's currency cedi comes from a local word that means cowry shell.
  • The name Ghana means Warrior King.
  • Ghana has the largest market in West Africa.

Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah was elected the leader of the Gold Coast government in 1952 after he won the Gold Coast legislative election in 1951. Led by the big six, the Gold Coast declared its independence from the British oThe Republic of Ghana is named after the medieval [The Gold Coast ]]n GhanaEmpire. The empire became known in Europe and Arabia as the Ghana Empire after the title of its Emperor, the Ghana.n 6 March 1957.


Ghana has been ranked the most peaceful country in West Africa and third on the continent in the 2020 Global PeaceIndex report. ... Ghana's rise in the rankings was despite Sub-Saharan Africa recording a slight fall in peacefulness on the 2020 GPI, with an overall score deterioration of 0.5 percent.17 Jun 2

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