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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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1874 - British forces under Garnet Wolseley burn Kumasi, Ghana, ending Ashanti War.
Conditions and Identities of Young Migrant Workers in the City: An Ethnographic Study of "Street Children" in Kumasi, Ghana.
Broni in 1995 during my freshman orientation at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana.
This supports the Foundation's decision to invest heavily in undergraduate education in Africa, at institutions like Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana (a public university), Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda (the largest and third-oldest institution of higher learning in Uganda), and Ashesi University (a private non-profit liberal arts college in Ghana).
A retrospective study was conducted at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi, Ghana.
We also tested 108 serum samples collected in 2011 from mosquito-exposed swine in Kumasi, Ghana, where mosquitoes were found to be infected with HEBV (6) and GOLV (S.
I found the following insightful information about the traditional Ghanaian apotoyowa in an undergraduate project report by Richard Ekem, which won the Mobil Oil Ghana award at the University of Science and Technology (now Kwame Nkurumah University of Science and Technology), Kumasi, Ghana in 1970.
He has supervised over 70 student dissertations at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and has served as an internal and external examiner for programmes at the University for Development Studies in Tamale and the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana.
We therefore set out to determine the fertility preferences of women living with HIV (WLHIV), factors associated with the fertility preferences, and the related services provided to WLHIV at HIV/AIDS clinics in Kumasi, Ghana.
He was born on March 21, 1950 in Kumasi, Ghana to Abraham Num and Mary Gyamfua.