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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(52.) Frederick Cooper, Decolonization and African Society: The labour question in French and British West Africa. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996), p.
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.
They were issued in the Gold Coast, British West Africa, in 1936.
The company's principal business was in British West Africa, but it had operations in French and Belgian colonies in Africa; its activities extended into Central and North Africa, the Middle East and, minimally, the Far East.
Hutton of the British Cotton Growing Association, Sir Alfred Jones of the Elder Dempster shipping line and the Bank of British West Africa, F.
The enactment of the Ordinances was based on the Jeffrey Report, which strongly supported the proposal for the setting up of a regional examining board to harmonise and standardise pre-university assessment procedures in the then British West Africa.
(2) Most of the rest of British West Africa followed this same road, as did British Central, Southern, and East Africa (in the later region Swahili was also accorded official status, but English dominated higher education).
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.
But the decisions to break up the French colonial federations in West and Equatorial Africa, the common public services of British West Africa, and the East African Common Market were surely made in Abidjan, Brazzaville, Accra, and Dar-es-Salaam, not in Paris and London; while in Malawi in 1992, the overthrow of the Central African Federation thirty years earlier was still being celebrated as an historic achievement of Dr.
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