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Ghana marks 400 years since US slave trade

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Ghana marks 400 years since US slave trade

Ghana marks 400 years since US slave trade

Ghana's parliament welcomes US House of Representatives speaker to West Africa, from where millions of Africans were sold into a life of slavery in the Americas.


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