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Ac·cra

 (ăk′rə, ə-krä′)
The capital and largest city of Ghana, in the southeast part of the country on the Gulf of Guinea. Originally the capital of a small tribal kingdom, it became an important economic center after the completion in 1923 of a railroad to mining and agricultural regions in the country's interior.

Accra

(əˈkrɑː)
n
(Placename) the capital of Ghana, a port on the Gulf of Guinea: built on the site of three 17th-century trading fortresses founded by the English, Dutch, and Danish. Pop: 1 970 000 (2005 est)

Ac•cra

(ˈæk rə, əˈkrɑ)

n.
a seaport in and the capital of Ghana, on the Gulf of Guinea. 867,459.
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Noun1.Accra - the capital and largest city of Ghana with a deep-water portAccra - the capital and largest city of Ghana with a deep-water port
Ghana, Gold Coast, Republic of Ghana - a republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; "Ghana was colonized as the Gold Coast by the British"
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"Africa World Airlines is proud to partner with Emirates in order to connect passengers through our hub at the new Terminal 3 in Accra. Customers will enjoy seamless connections at the premier gateway to the West African region as a result of this new agreement," said Sean Mendis, chief operations officer for Africa World Airlines.
Emirates and Africa World Airlines (AWA), the Ghanaian airline headquartered in Accra, have announced a one-way interline agreement whereby Emirates customers can connect onto selected routes of Africa World Airlines' network, opening up new African destinations for Emirates customers from May 2019.
"I don't know if we were able to compete well because lack of small details is what can cost you at high level for example when you fail to travel well."I cannot understand why we can't be booked on a national company like Kenya Airways direct to Accra.
Protea Hotel by Marriott Accra Kokota Airport will be a 17-story, 200-room hotel offering a restaurant, a lobby bar and lounge, small conference and meeting facilities, an air crew lounge, a gymnasium and a roof-top pool bar and lounge with views of the city.
The flooding has again exposed the poor drainage system in Accra.
Accra [Ghana], April 16 ( ANI ): The authorities of Ghana's capital Accra on Saturday ordered the mosques and churches to restrict the use of the loudspeakers and instead make use of the social networking application WhatsApp to initiate prayer calls to the people.