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Ghana Visiting Guides

Ghana Ecotourism

Boabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary About 100km north of Kumasi and 22km north of Nkoransa off the Wa road, is the Boabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary -a remarkably successful experiment in community conservation. The villagers of Boabeng and Fiema have a traditional veneration for the large numbers of monkeys living in the small patch of forest nearby. The...

Historical Sites In Ghana

Castles and forts Ghana boasts of a legacy of 32 stone and concrete structures, 26 of them in the central region. Most, built over 400 years ago as trading posts, were used as slave dungeons during the infamous slave trade. Many have been restored and three, at Elmina, St. Jago and Cape Coast, have been identified as world heritage Monuments. A...

Transport in Ghana

The country's two major ports are both artificial: Takoradi, built in the 1920s, and Tema, which was opened in 1961 to replace the Accra roadstead, and which became an industrial centre. The rehabilitation of the two ports, at an estimated cost of US $100m was completed in 1990. An additional programme to rehabilitate Takoradi commenced in mid-...

Ghana Investment Guides

Profile of Ghana Ghana is an independent republic with a democratic government which lies on the Gulf of Guinea and forms part of the West African Region. The capital city is Accra. Other major towns are Kumasi and Tamale and the ports of Cape Coast, Tema and Takoradi. Tema, the industrial city, which is adjunct to Accra, the capital city of Ghana...

Festivals in Ghana

Image - Festivals in Ghana One of the most attractive aspects of the Ghanaian culture is the colorful traditional festivals and durbars which are held yearly in all parts of the country. These festivals reveal some common features and beliefs of our society. Through the festivals, the people remember their ancestors and ask for their protection. Festivals are also held in...