• S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The State of Ghana came into existence on 6 March 1957 when the former Colony of the Gold Coast and the Trusteeship Territory of Togoland attained Dominion status. The name of the country recalls a powerful monarchy which from the 4th to the 13th century a.d. ruled the region of the middle Niger.


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