Ghana is a West African country bordering Cote d’Ivoire, Togo, Burkina and the Atlantic Ocean. It covers an area of 238,000km. Formed from the merger of the British colony of the Gold Coast and the Togoland trust territory, Ghana in 1957 became the first country in colonial Africa to gain its independence. A long series of coups resulted in the suspension of the constitution in 1981 and the banning of political parties. A new constIn Southern Ghana (Accra area) rainy season is between April and June, with a mild period between June and September, then resuming from September to October with temperatures between 70 and 85 degrees, Fahrenheit. The rest of the year is hot and dry, with temperatures reaching as high as 100 degrees, Fahrenheit.itution, restoring multiparty politics, was approved in 1992. In the Northern region the rainy season last from April to October.