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Ghana

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

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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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Health Workers Carry The Body Of An Ebola Virus Victim In Kenema, Sierra Leone
Ebola Outbreak in Africa: WHO Enumerates Three Key Factors that Contribute to Spread of Deadly Ebola Virus Disease

By IBTimes AU

Stopping the biggest Ebola outbreak that killed hundreds of people in West Africa: Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, now appears to be the number one goal of United Nations together with West African ministers, U.S. (Jul 07)

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Argentina soccer fans celebrate
FIFA World Cup Round of 16 Highlights: Argentina vs. Switzerland and Belgium vs. USA

By IBTimes AU

The final fixtures of the round of 16 of the FIFA World Cup in Brazil have been concluded and Argentina and Belgium have claimed the last two quarterfinal spots with wins over Switzerland and the USA respectively. (Jul 02)

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Clint Dempsey of the U.S. (R) attempts to score a header against Germany's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer (L) but misses, during their 2014 World Cup Group G soccer match at the Pernambuco arena in Recife June 26, 2014.
FIFA World Cup Round of 16 Preview: USA vs. Belgium Live Streaming and Betting Odds

By IBTimes AU

USA vs. Belgium Live Streaming - Team USA survived this World Cup’s “Group of Death”. On Tuesday at the Arena Fonta Nova in Salvador, Brazil, the Americans will look to prove they are legit contenders when they take on Belgium in the Round of 16 of ... (Jul 02)

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