The Ghana Solar Eclipse - Better late than never October 11th 2006 The Ghana Totality caper. (Experienced on 29th March 2006)
Going to Ghana wasn't something I'd ever considered, so when I answered Dr. Peter Martinez's phone call the last thing I expected was to be invited to join the South African team from SAAO to fly up to view a solar eclipse at the University of the Cape Coast in Ghana.
I'd once, in December 2002, tried to view a solar eclipse. We'd dr ... read more
Africa » Ghana » Central » Cape Coast 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 ... ... read more