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Cape Coast,

town (1984 pop. 57,224), capital of Central Region, S Ghana, on the Gulf of Guinea. Known locally as Gna or Oegna, the town is an export port and fishing center. The town originated as an Ashanti trading center. It grew up around European forts built in the 17th cent. The British made it their headquarters in 1664. It was capital of the Gold Coast until superseded by AccraAccra
, city (1984 pop. 867,459), capital of Ghana, a port on the Gulf of Guinea. It is Ghana's largest city and its administrative, communications, and economic center.
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 in 1877. Cape Coast is also an educational center.

Cape Coast

 

a city in Ghana and the administrative center of the Central District. Population, 71,600 (1970). Cape Coast is a port on the Gulf of Guinea. It exports cocoa beans and has food and fishing industries. Cape Coast has a university college. The city was founded in 1652.

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Further, in The Eloquence of the Scribes (2006), he eulogizes the Akan epic poetic chronicle Oguaa Aban of Reverend Gaddieh Acquaah, a Fantse convert to Christianity, published in 1939, and tells us that his fascination with such local narrative forms "deepened into increasingly systematic, specialized studies in fiction, drama and poetry, [.
Kumah (1936), Disputed Land in the State of Oguaa, Cape Coast 5 WACA 4p8.
Among these, I would like to call attention to the essays of Deffontaine on the State of Oguaa in the 18th century (pp.
Acquaah, Oguaa Aban, Methodist Book Depot, Cape Coast, 1968 edition of text first published in 1939).