Background: Formed from the merger of the British colony of the Gold Coast and the Togoland trust territory, Ghana in 1957 became the first sub-Saharan country in colonial Africa to gain its independence. A long series of coups resulted in the suspension of the constitution in 1981 and a ban on political parties. A new constitution, restoring multiparty politics, was approved in 1992. Lt. Jerry RAWLINGS, head of state since 1981, won presidential elections in 1992 and 1996, but was constitutionally prevented from running for a third term in 2000. John KUFUOR, who defeated former Vice President Atta MILLS in a free and fair election, succeeded him.
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- April 7th 2013 ...And to begin another chapter
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- January 27th 2013 2nd Week In Ghana
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- January 20th 2013 First Weekend
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- January 13th 2013 Ghana Trip First Few Days
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- November 7th 2012 Global Handwashing Day, HIV/AIDS Workshops and World AIDS Day!
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- October 10th 2012 Workshops, Kakum National Park & Cape Coast
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- September 21st 2012 Safe Arrival!
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- February 2nd 2012 Proud of Ghana's newest First aiders!
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- February 2nd 2012 pure bloods...
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- February 1st 2012 Thought I was going to die...
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- February 1st 2012 its all voodoo you know
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- January 30th 2012 Annie almost died - properly this time and My dad is cursed by a Ju Ju spell from my mum
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- January 30th 2012 BLOG CORRECTION
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- January 29th 2012 ive seen the Indian Ocean...
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- October 4th 2011 Ghanaian plum porridge without plums ˚͜˚
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- July 10th 2011 Marriage Proposal Round 2!
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- July 5th 2011 Prince's Town and Beyond...
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- July 3rd 2011 Quickie!
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- July 3rd 2011 Abroni!
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- June 29th 2011 From Accra to Takoradi
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