Congratulations Ghana Crossword Puzzle winners!

We have our winners! Congratulations to the following for correctly solving the Ghana Crossword Puzzle.

  1. Akintunde Babajide – Nigeria
  2. Jessica Buyaki – Kenya

If you have any crossword/ puzzle suggestions, please share with  us.


This year, the Tropical Biology Association African Alumni Group (TAAG) African Student Conference will be hosted by the Ghana TBA Alumni group, and will be held at the University of Ghana from 9th to 12th June 2015. Details 

As we gear towards the conference, today’s blog edition features a crossword to test your wits on Ghanaian biodiversity and personalities.

Can you solve the crossword? Fill in the blanks by using the clues below, and send your answers to: tbablogging@gmail.com.

Ghana crossword solution

CLUES:

Across

3            The largest artificial Lake in the world by surface area, located in Ghana (5)
4             National Park, a former game reserve in the isolated northern region of Ghana (4)
6             The oldest protected area in Ghana, located in the Brong-Ahafo region (5)
7              _______bobirensis, type of endangered frog endemic to Ghana (10)
10           Ghana’s President since 2012 (4, 7, 6)
12           Currency of Ghana (4)
13           Country, borders Ghana in the East (4)

Down

1              Type of tree with very hard, reddish-brown wood extensively cut down in                               Ghana’s Kakum National Park before 1989 (Scientific name) (5, 9)
2             Ghanaian diplomat and former Secretary-General of the United Nations (4, 5)
5             The only country that produces more cocoa beans than Ghana per year (5, 5)
8             Industrial port town in Ghana through which the Prime Meridian passes (4)
9             Cercopithecus _______, notable endangered species found in Ghana’s Kakum                 National Park, Named after a goddess (5)
11           Ferdi Ato _______, Ghanaian who set a world record by running 100 metres                        backwards in 13.6 seconds (6)

This crossword was first published in TBA’s 2014 newsletter which can be accessed here 

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