Ghana, West Africa
Ghana, is a west African country, bounded on the north by Burkina Faso, on the east by Togo, on the south by the Atlantic Ocean, and on the west by Côte d'Ivoire.
Formerly a British colony known as the Gold Coast, Ghana was led to independence by Dr. Kwame Nkrumah on the 6th of March, 1957. Ghana became the first black nation in sub-Saharan Africa to achieve independence from colonial rule.
Ghana is recognized as a model of democracy, characterized by political stability and respect for both the rule of law and fundamental human rights. The nation enjoys peace and political harmony that are essential for socio-economic progress and cultural advancement.
The economy is built on the abundance of mineral, agricultural, and other natural resources that include forests, vast areas of arable land and deposits of gold, diamond, manganese and oil. With the available natural and human resources, stable political system, liberalized economy, and constantly expanding resources infrastructure, Ghana is rapidly becoming an attractive and profitable investment and business destination in West Africa. Facilitating easy access to sub-regional markets comprising some 250 million people. The recent discovery of significant amount of crude oil continues to give rise to promising opportunities and openings for private investors. Multilateral agreements such as AGOA and MCA are some of the associated advantages of investing in Ghana.
- Ghana Embassy
- Ghana-Houston Chamber of Commerce
- Ghana Immigration
- Government of Ghana
- Ghana Investment Promotion Center
- Districts of Ghana
- U.S. Relations with Ghana
- Information on Vacation Destinations
- General Information about Ghana - Wikipedia
- "Ghana and the United States" - A Book recommended for Americans visiting Ghana and Ghanaian-Americans
- Ghanaian Recipes