Wednesday, October 22, 2014 2:06 AM EST


The Republic of Ghana is a country located in West Africa that borders Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) to the west, Burkina Faso to the north, Togo to the east and the Gulf of Guinea to the south.

Ghana is the second largest producer of cocoa  in the world and is also home to Lake Volta, the largest artificial lake in the world.

Ghana is a member of many international organizations including the Commonwealth of Nations, the Economic Community of West African States, the African Union, La Francophonie (Associate Member) and the United Nations.

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Articles About Ghana

Government Health Workers Administer Blood Tests For The Ebola Virus In Kenema, Sierra Leone
Ebola Outbreak Blamed on Infected Bushmeat; First Family to Catch Virus Hunted Bats

By IBTimes AU

The current Ebola outbreak may have been caused by contaminated bushmeat specifically from some species of fruit bats popular in Africa. (Oct 20)


A member of the CG Environmental HazMat team disinfects the entrance to the residence of a health worker at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital who has contracted Ebola in Dallas, Texas, October 12, 2014.
Ebola Spreads Through Red Cross Vaccine - Ghana Nurse ‘Testifies’; The Truth About Red Cross

By IBTimes AU

A Ghana nurse is testifying that Ebola is spread through vaccine (Oct 20)


Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara
Canelo Alvarez Pulls Out In Bout Against Clottey Due To Ankle Injury, Bigger Fight In 2015 Anticipated

By IBTimes AU

Canelo Alvarez is passing up on the Joshua Clottey fight in December due to an ankle injury (Oct 09)


Members of Germany's 2014 Brazil World Cup squad appear on stage during celebrations
La Liga Transfer News: Germany’s Shkodran Mustafi to Valencia

By IBTimes AU

One of Germany’s top defenders, Shkodran Mustafi is headed to Valencia after signing a five-year deal with the Spanish club. The contract is reportedly from a range of €8 million to €9.5 million and the move will complete the transfer from Italian Seria A’s Sampdoria. (Aug 07)


Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo (C) is consoled by Ghana players
Ghana Travel Requires High Degree of Caution

By IBTimes AU

The government advised Australians to exercise a high degree of caution when travelling to Ghana (Aug 05)

Health workers take blood samples for Ebola virus testing at a screening tent in the local government hospital in Kenema
Travel Advisory Issued Against Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone

By IBTimes AU

Australians are being advised against travelling to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone due to Ebola outbreak (Aug 04)


Transfer News: Norwich Snubs Bid from Premier League Club for Midfielder

By IBTimes AU

Relegated side Norwich City revealed that they received a bid from an unnamed Premier League club for midfielder Alex Tettey. (Jul 30)


jozy altidore
Premier League News: Sunderland Boss Confident that American Striker will Recover Soon

By IBTimes AU

Sunderland boss, Gus Poyet, is confident that American striker Jozy Altidore will be able to recover in time for preseason after hitting the sidelines due to a hamstring injury during USA's opening match against Ghana in the World Cup finals. (Jul 10)


Argentina's Lionel Messi controls the ball during a team soccer training session at the arena di Corinthians stadium in Sao Paulo
FIFA World Cup 2014 Final Predictions: Match #64 Argentina vs. Germany

By IBTimes AU

Match number 64 will decide the next world champion in football. There were 32 countries which qualified to fight for the title, and now it comes to two teams only. It will be either Argentina or Germany which will be called the world leader in football for the next four years. (Jul 10)


World Health Organistation (WHO) Director-General Margaret Chan addresses the 67th World Health Assembly at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva
How to Tell Signs and Symptoms of Ebola Virus

By IBTimes AU Special

With rumors that the ebola virus outbreak in Africa may spread to the West, everyone is now asking: Who's next? (Jul 07)