How wrong I was…. These tourists, many of whom are suspected to have come from Netherlands, Germany and other Western countries, use money as a bait to lure the ladies. Another worrying trend is the emergence of escort agencies whose chief purpose is to act as intermediaries in supplying the girls for the new tourism business. The Independent also discovered that some of the girls take the pain to publicise their services on blogs, websites, Facebook and other social media.
Ghana means "Warrior King" in the Soninke language. The first permanent state in the territory of present-day Ghana dates back to the 11th century. Numerous kingdoms and empires emerged over the centuries, of which the most powerful was the Kingdom of Ashanti. Following over a century of native resistance, Ghana's current borders were established by the s as the British Gold Coast.