British West Africa


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the former British territories of western Africa, including Nigeria, Cameroon, Gambia, Togo, Sierra Leone, and the Gold Coast

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136-148, and Frederick Cooper, Decolonization and African Society: The Labour Question in French and British West Africa, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996).
Ashie Nikoi was an old activist: co-founder of the Farmers' Committee of British West Africa he was among the leaders of the 'Cocoa Boycott', an attempt to obtain reasonable prices for cocoa; he represented the Aborigines' Rights Protection Society at Manchester and became one of the founders of the CPP.
Warm, humorous and finally very moving, this marvellous first novel by Marilyn Heward Mills is set in British West Africa, the Gold Coast, in the 1940s, during the 10 years leading up to Independence.
They were issued in the Gold Coast, British West Africa, in 1936.
From the late nineteenth century until the 1940s, African newspapers in British West Africa published an increasing amount of writings by local authors that were both literary and entertaining.
Gale, "Segregation in British West Africa," Cahiers d'Etudes Africaines 20 (1951) 495-507; Philip D.
The bank was incorporated as a limited liability company in London on 31st March 1894 as the Bank of British West Africa, with a paid-up capital of [pounds]12,000 sterling.
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