COAT OF ARMS
|Capital: AccraGovernment: Constitutional Democracy
Current President: Nana Akufo-Addo
Population: 27,043,093 (2014)
Land Size: 238,533 sq km (92,098 sq miles)
Major Ethic Groups:
- Fri - Jan 19, 2018: 'Exxon Mobil Key to Developing Ghana's Oil & Gas Industry' - President Akufo-Addo - AllAfrica News: Ghana
[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says close co-operation between Ghana and the world's largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, Exxon Mobil, will be instrumental in developing Ghana's oil and gas industry.
- Fri - Jan 19, 2018: President Akufo-Addo Receives Credentials From Japanese and Nigerien Ambassadors - AllAfrica News: Ghana
[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Thursday, 18th January, 2017, received letters of credence from two envoys accredited to Ghana, from the Republics of Niger and Japan.
- Fri - Jan 19, 2018: KRIF Ghana Unveils Customer Feedback System/Honours Journalists - AllAfrica News: Ghana
[Ghana Govt.] A world-class Customer Feedback Device― an innovative software-based system for rating customer satisfaction and for service enhancement― has been unveileded in Accra.
- Thu - Jan 18, 2018: Ghana's GIS Locks Out Applicants With Stretch Marks and Bleached Skin - AllAfrica News: Ghana
[This is Africa] In a sexist and discriminatory move the Ghanaian Immigration Service (GIS) has disqualified candidates with bleached skin and stretch marks from a massive recruitment exercise. Also barred are people with tattoos, dreadlocks and "bow legs"...
- Wed - Jan 17, 2018: No School, Period! Menstruating Girls Banned From River Crossing - AllAfrica News: Ghana
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -"These girls need to cross the river to get to their school"