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Ghana, or Republic of Ghana, an independent country on Africa's west coast. It consists of the former territories of Gold Coast and British Togoland, which united in 1957, and is named for a medieval kingdom that flourished in what is now Mali.

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Algeria, or Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria, a country of North Africa.

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Kampala, Uganda, the country's capital and largest city. It lies in eastern Africa near the Equator, some 3,900 feet (1,190 m) above sea level.

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