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    25 Reasons Why You Should Never Visit Ghana

    It's all sunshine and great wildlife. Gross.

    1. Firstly, there's just no culture there.

    2. Just no vibes.

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    Ghana National Supporters Union.

    3. The wildlife is pretty dull too.

    4. Everyone's seen elephants in the flesh by now *yawn*.

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    Mole National Park

    5. The fashion is a bit different to what you may be used to.


    6. There's no history there.

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    The Larabanga Mosque, founded in 1421.

    7. The food is terrible.

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    Grilled tilapia with banku.

    8. What is there to do?

    9. And don't get us started on education.

    10. Nothing to see here.

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    Ghana is the world's 2nd largest producer of cocoa beans. Here's some beans drying in Kakum.

    11. Their markets are nothing special.

    12. And the harbours? Pfft...

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    Elmina harbor.

    13. Nothing to write home about.

    14. Why would you want to be here?

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    Lagoon Beach, Winneba.

    15. Honestly, who would want to spend time here?

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    Wli waterfalls.

    16. Ugh... look at that view.

    17. Who would want to be surrounded by all this?

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    West Gonja.

    18. It's just so backwards.

    19. And don't get us started on the transport.

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    Tetteh Quashie, Accra

    20. It's just full of uptight people.

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    Ghanaian football fans in Kumasi.

    21. It's not like anyone of note has been to visit recently.

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    Just Barack Obama's first visit to subsaharan Africa as President in 2009. NBD.

    22. The parks are really dull.

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    Kakum National Park.

    23. And the rivers there are tiny.

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    Volta River

    24. Why would you want to end up as wound up as this woman?

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    Market seller in Volta.

    25. Yep, just nothing much to celebrate here.


    Ghana celebrates its 58th Independence Day today.

    Happy birthday Ghana!

    Home of the azonto too.

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