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Ghana wins warmup before World Cup opener

...The chant from fans sitting behind the Ghana bench filled the vast, mostly empty's worth."Even so, Appiah said Ghana's not quite ready for its game 2006 and 2010.The last friendly for Ghana and South Korea before the World Cup drew...
Distant neighbors: Vagrants in Ghana

...Togo side of the border, but not on the Ghana side. So it shows that you legally left...there is no proof that you legally entered Ghana..."While the logic of Koffi, the...there are many. However one country, Ghana, has managed to keep itself out of the...
Notes from Ghana

...friends and family back home about life in Ghana, a common thread of conversation I initially was) to discover that Ghana, a modern democracy (and predominately...exhausting household chores, the women in Ghana are also responsible for most of the heavy...
Why showing up for dinner unannounced is a good thing - in Ghana joining the Peace Corps and moving to Ghana, it was definitely reasonable to in a completely communal society like Ghana (where I am learning it is better to be...repay. I hadn't yet realized that in Ghana there is value placed on assisting your...
Black students complain of casual racism

...from. "When you're not white, you can't just be American," she said. (She was born in the U.S. to parents from Ghana.)Janay Williams, a senior at the University of California Los Angeles, said she is the only black person in her biology...
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More African immigrants call Alaska their home

...15 teenage girls lined up on a stage in the Northway Mall with the flags of their homelands: Togo. Nigeria. Ethiopia. Ghana. Sudan.They were competing to become the first-ever Miss Africa Alaska -- the pageant queen of a growing community of...
More precious than football

...2008 Cup of Africa Nations (hosted by Ghana) on television. Excited teens lead impromptu...have proven an illuminating foray into Ghana's educational system - a journey both...Juneau, is a Peace Corps volunteer in Ghana, West Africa. She can be reached at scpolasky...
Mega beer merger bets on the rise of African drinkers

...Drinking is also a way of socializing for us," Kwara says.The Charismatic Club, and brewers like it from Uganda to Ghana to South Africa, have something the makers of Budweiser want: potential customers.With beer sales slowing in North America...
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New tally in Saudi hajj disaster shows at least 1,399 killed

...Bangladesh with 63, Senegal with 54, Benin with 51, Cameroon with 42, Ethiopia with 31, Morocco with 27, Algeria with 25, Ghana with 12, Chad with 11, Kenya with eight and Turkey with three.Saudi officials have said their official figure of 769 killed...
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Student sees children in tough situation overseas

...Juneau woman, said she saw something on her second day in a Ghana orphanage she wished she'd never seen: Staffers trapped a...miles north of the equator, in Western Africa. Harris went to Ghana to work in an orphanage because she's interested in social...


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