The Flag of the Republic of Ghana has been designed in three colours, representing the rich vegetation and minerals with gold and green as well as the red in memory of the people who died while fighting for independence. The black star represents Africans unity during their struggle against colonial rules
The name Ghana, meaning Warrior King dates back to the time of the ancient Empire of Ghana, long before colonial times when it was known as "the Gold Coast" of West Africa. Independence from the United Kingdom went inside with the rebirth of the name Ghana in 1957
The Independence Arch at Osu in Accra
While English is still the country's official language, there are 47 ethnic languages spoken in Ghana these days.
Soccer is by far the most popular sport in Ghana. The nickname of its national men's soccer team is "black stars". Ghana is proud of it's under twenty men's football team called " Black Satellites" which was the first within the African nations to win the FIFA "U-20 World Cup" in 2009.