The coup took place on 24 February 1966, led by Col. Panorama and landscape view of Lake Volta in Volta Basin and Eastern Region of Ghana.
Lake Volta by artificial surface area is the largest reservoir in the world.
Five percent of the population practices traditional faiths, 71.2% adhere to Christianity and 17.6% are Muslim.
Ghana ranked 112th out of 177 countries on the index.
Ghana ranked as the 64th least corrupt and politically corrupt country in the world out of all 174 countries ranked and Ghana ranked as the 5th least corrupt and politically corrupt country in Africa out of 53 countries in the 2012 Transparency International Corruption Perception Index.
Ghana is a unitary presidential constitutional democracy with a parliamentary multi-party system and former alternating military occupation.
Following alternating military and civilian governments in January 1993, the Ghana military government gave way to the Fourth Republic of Ghana after presidential elections and parliamentary elections in late 1992.
Ghana was inhabited in the Middle Ages and the Age of Discovery by a number of ancient predominantly Akan kingdoms in the Southern and Central territories.
This included the Ashanti Empire, the Akwamu, the Bonoman, the Denkyira, and the Mankessim Kingdom.The ewer was originally made for the court of Richard II. Historians are unsure how it came to reside with the Ashanti Empire in good condition after 500 years.Early European contact by the Portuguese people, who came to the Gold Coast region in the 15th century to trade and then established the Portuguese Gold Coast (Costa do Ouro), focused on the extensive availability of gold.The 1992 constitution of Ghana divides powers among a Commander-in-Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces (President of Ghana), parliament (Parliament of Ghana), cabinet (Ministers of the Ghanaian Government), council of state (Ghanaian Council of State), and an independent judiciary (Judiciary of Ghana).The Government of Ghana is elected by universal suffrage after every four years.With their advanced weapons and based on a central authority, they easily invaded and occupied the lands of the local people ruled by the Tendamba (land god priests), established themselves as the rulers over the locals, and made Gambaga their capital.