9 Facts About Ghana

1. In 2011, Forbes magazine, published that Ghana was ranked the eleventh most friendly country in the world.

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2. Music of Ghana is diverse and varies between different ethnic groups and regions.

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3. Since 2006, Ghana is an associate member of the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie, the global organisation that unites French-speaking countries.

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4. University of Ghana has seen a shift of its traditionally best students to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

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5. The Government of Ghana has drawn up plans to nationalise Ghana's entire mining industry to increase government revenues.

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6. The Government of Ghana has drawn up plans to nationalise Ghana's entire petroleum and natural gas reserves to increase government revenue.

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7. In 1957, the Ghana Armed Forces consisted of its headquarters, support services, three battalions of infantry and a reconnaissance squadron with armoured vehicles.

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8. The Government of Ghana is elected by universal suffrage after every four years.

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9. Flag of Ghana, consisting of the colours red, gold, green, and a black star, became the new flag in 1957 when Gold Coast gained its name Ghana.

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