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A city of south-central Ghana northwest of Accra. Founded c. 1700, it is a commercial and transportation center in a cocoa-producing region.


(Placename) a city in S Ghana: seat of Ashanti kings since 1663; university (1961); market town for a cocoa-producing region. Pop: 862 000 (2005 est)


(kʊˈmɑ si)

the capital of Ashanti district, in S Ghana. 376,246.
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Noun1.Kumasi - a city in southern Ghana
Ghana, Gold Coast, Republic of Ghana - a republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; "Ghana was colonized as the Gold Coast by the British"
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Plans are ongoing to expand the project to the Ghanaian cities of Accra, Tema and Kumasi.
With branches at the A&C Mall--East Legon, Legon Mall, Tema Central Mall, Kumasi (off the Asokwa Interchange) and others coming soon, MaxMart Family Shopping Center has established itself as the place for all those who crave quality products, presented in premises of immaculate ambiance, with excellent, courteous service.
CFL) to devise a Request for Proposal (RFP) to build an elevated light rail mass transit commuter system connecting a newly developed trade zone and TOD (Transit Oriented Development) to the Accra Airport plus a connecting bullet train from Accra to Kumasi that will allow traffic to arrive from Accra to Kumasi line in less than 1.
Le match entre la formation ghaneenne d'Asante Kotoko et l'equipe algerienne du MC El Eulma comptant pour les seiziemes de finale (retour) de la Ligue des champions d'Afrique de football aura lieu le dimanche 5 avril a 15h au stade Baba-Yara a Kumasi, a indique, hier, le club ghaneen de premiere division.
The expansion will cover major cities such as Takoradi, Kumasi, Cape Coast, Tamale and Ho, and include all key municipalities within the data-hungry country.
He was born on March 21, 1950 in Kumasi, Ghana to Abraham Num and Mary Gyamfua.
She covers explanations for the persistence of Asante chieftaincy, some philosophical justification for historical anthropology in indigenous religious studies, the indigenous religious mediatory and peacekeeping roles of the Asante traditional authorities in the precolonial and colonial periods, and the Asante traditional authorities and their indigenous religious mediatory and peacekeeping roles in today's Kumasi Metropolis.
He has a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology ha Kumasi, Ghana.
Meanwhile, the report mentioned that Ghana has qualified for a third successive World Cup, securing their ticket to Brazil with a 7-3 aggregate win over Egypt despite losing the African zone play-off return leg in Cairo 2-1 as they had already done enough in last month's first leg in Kumasi, routing Egypt 6-1.
The Boro winger watched the Black Stars record a thumping 6-1 first-leg victory in Kumasi from the bench.
The Ghanaian team won the first leg played in Kumasi, Ghana and will head confidently into the second match on 19th November leading 6-1 on aggregate.
Ghana hammered Egypt 6-1 in the first-leg match held in Kumasi on Tuesday night, shattering the Pharaohs' dream for booking a place in Brazil's 2014 global tournament.