Great Britain and Ghana documents of Ghana history, 1807-1957. by George Edgar Metcalfe

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The major exports are gold and other minerals, cocoa, timber, and tuna. Imports include capital equipment, petroleum, and foodstuffs. The Netherlands, Nigeria, Great Britain, the United States, and China are Ghana's major trade partners.

The country has a large but poorly maintained road system; rail lines connect the major centers in the south. Genre/Form: History Sources: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Metcalfe, George Edgar.

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**Introduction **The relationship between the United Kingdom and Ghana is strong and vibrant, much like the wonderful city of Accra. It is rooted in our long-standing economic, political and.

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Dec. 20, to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives. [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs,]. Ghana is located on the Atlantic Coast of West Africa, which has achieved its freedom with the help of their first President.

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Ghana thus began the wave of British decolonization in Africa that resulted in nearly every British territory being granted independence in the following decade.

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