Nsawam


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Nsawam

 

a city in the Eastern Region in Ghana, on the Accra-Kumasi highway. Railroad station. Population, 57,400 (1970). Nsawam is the center of a cacao-growing region.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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During the six-week trip in Nsawam, a small town in Ghana's Eastern Region, Roebuck and his classmates created a hands-on summer camp at Nsawam Senior High School that focused on sustainable technologies.
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Hence presently the DSL infrastructure is available in Accra, Kumasi, Takoradi, Cape Coast, Ho, Tamale, Koforidua, Sunyani, Bolgatanga, Wa, Obuasi, Akosombo, Swedru, Winneba, Nsawam, Tarkwa, Elubo, kasoa, Konnongo, Abetifi, Navrongo, Techiman, and Hohoe (Vodafone Broadband, 2012).
The Nsawam Medium Security Prisons Library, alongside the Prison School were two units dedicated to the intellectual development of inmates since the establishment of the Nsawam Medium Security Prison in 1960.
My father travelled a lot to buy supplies for his shop, and so he knew almost every driver who plied the routes between Suhum and Koforidua as well as Nsawam and Kumase, One of his best friends was a driver who lived at Kyebi and whom we kids called "Papa 'Sei" (for Osei).
Although Accra was the epicenter, the riots quickly spread to Kumasi, Koforidua, Nsawam, and Akuse--all important urban areas.
Prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus and syphilis among prison inmates and officers at Nsawam and Accra, Ghana.