Elmina


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Elmina

(ĕlmē`nə), town, S Ghana, on the Gulf of Guinea; also known locally as Edina. It is a fishing center located in a region where corn and cassava are grown. In the late 1400s the Portuguese established an outpost near the native settlement of Anomansa, and later (1482) built St. Jorge's castle, which still stands. It was the first important European settlement on the Gold Coast. The Portuguese colony was conquered by the Dutch in 1637; it passed to Great Britain in 1872.
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"I came down from Elmina to deal with you," Da Souza continued.
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Mulattoes in Cape Coast and Elmina (Ghana), Freetown (Sierra Leone), Badagry (Nigeria), etc, are the handiwork of the colonists.
He has had stints with Elmina Sharks, Sea Lions FC and the Elmina Sharks Academy.
A Dutch representative remained in Ashanti for most of the 18th century; and an equivalent Ashanti remained at Elmina, being the broker for all local trade, for which he received a regular income."
From the creation of the Nzema Literary Society - as a headmaster of Elmina primary school, to the construction of Akosombo dam, the Tema motorway, and numerous other projects for mother Ghana - Dr Kwame Nkrumah remains an ebullient, enigmatic, indomitable, and the most competent and visionary leader Ghana would ever produce in the Jubilee House so far.
Elmina, in Ghana, was a Dutch possession until they sold it to the English in 1872.
The statement added: 'As a matter of fact, and without mincing words, the Managing Director is running down the business of the hotels, i.e., La Palm Royal, Elmina Beach Resort and Busua Beach Resort, which are under her management, with her poor human relations, poor industrial relations, and her unguarded utterances.'
Even though the white man first stepped foot at Elmina, it was Cape Coast, at the Castle, which served for a long time as capital of the Gold Coast until 1875, when the British Colonial masters moved the seat of the Colonial Administration to the Christiansburg Castle at Osu, in Accra.
He was speaking at the launch of the 'National Payroll and Personnel Verification Audit' at Elmina on Monday.
The year will be concluded with a men's 15s international match against Botswana that will be played in Elmina on the Nduom Sports Stadium.