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Ghana, officially the Republic of Ghana, is a country along the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean, in the subregion of West Africa. Spanning a land mass of 238,535 km2 (92,099 sq mi), Ghana is bordered by the Ivory Coast in the west, Burkina Faso in the north, Togo in the east, and the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean in the south. Ghana means "Warrior King" in the Soninke language.
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Facebook, Twitter remove Russia-linked accounts in Ghana targeting U.S.Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc said on Thursday they had taken down a network of Russian-linked fake accounts operated out of Ghana and Nigeria which targeted the United States.
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Ghana arrests three people for plot against presidentGhana said police foiled a suspected coup on Friday when they arrested three people believed to have been amassing makeshift bombs, weapons and computer equipment in a plot targeting the presidency.
New Jersey man scammed $2M from women by posing as a soldier on dating sites, prosecutors sayAuthorities say the 35-year-old New Jersey man worked with conspirators in Ghana to deceive the victims.
An African American mother and daughter journey to their family's past in GhanaHalfway across the Atlantic Ocean, the plane carrying Tani Sanchez and her daughter Tani Sylvester on a heritage tour to Ghana crossed paths with a powerful storm.
Ghana cashes in on slave heritage tourismIn a clearing at the turnoff to Assin Manso, a billboard depicts two African slaves in loincloths, their arms and legs in chains. Beside them are the words, "Never Again!"
Omar with Pelosi in Ghana: "They said 'send her back' but...she went back with me""They said 'send her back' but Speaker Pelosi didn't just make arrangements to send me back, she went back with me,"
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Ghana says its forces rescued two kidnapped Canadian womenGhana forces have rescued two Canadian women who were kidnapped last week outside their hostel in Ghana's second city of Kumasi, the Ghanaian government said in a statement on Wednesday.
Two Canadian aid workers kidnapped in central Ghana: policeTwo Canadian women working for an aid agency were kidnapped outside a hostel in Ghana's second city of Kumasi on Tuesday, police said.
Canada says citizens have been kidnapped in GhanaCanada's foreign ministry on Thursday said that Canadian citizens had been kidnapped in Ghana and that it was working closely with local authorities.