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G. E. Ferguson

George Ekem Ferguson (14 July 1864 – 7 April 1897), also known as Ekow Atta, was a Fante civil servant, surveyor and cartographer who worked in the British colony of Gold Coast (modern Ghana). [1]

33 relations: Accra, Ada Foah, Afrika-Studiecentrum, Leiden, Albert Ernest Kitson, Anomabu, Ashanti people, Atebubu, Axim, Bimbilla, British Empire, Cape Coast, Cartography, Civil service, Colonial Service, Fante dialect, Fante people, Freetown, Ga language, Ghana, Gold Coast (British colony), Heligoland–Zanzibar Treaty, Keta, Lagos, London, Nzema people, Royal College of Science, Salaga, Sierra Leone Creole people, Surveying, Togoland, Volta River, Wassa, Winneba.

Accra

Accra is the capital and largest city of Ghana, with an estimated urban population of 2.27 million.

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Ada Foah

Ada Foah or Ada is a coastal town in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana.

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Afrika-Studiecentrum, Leiden

The African Studies Centre (Afrika-Studiecentrum) is an independent scientific institute in the Netherlands that undertakes social-science research on Africa with the aim of promoting a better understanding of historical, current and future social developments in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Albert Ernest Kitson

Sir Albert Ernest Kitson KBE, CMG (21 March 1868 – 8 March 1937) was a British/Australian geologist and naturalist, winner of the Lyell Medal in 1927.

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Anomabu

Anomabu, also spelled Anomabo and formerly as Annamaboe, is a town on the coast of the Mfantsiman Municipal District of the Central Region of Ghana.

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Ashanti people

Ashanti, or Asante, or Asanti, are a nation and ethnic group native to Ashanti and the Kingdom of Ashanti situated on the semi-island exclave Ashantiland, who speak the Ashanti language and indistinguishable Ashanti Twi.

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Atebubu

Atebubu is a town in Ghana.

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Axim

Axim is a coastal town and the capital of Nzema East Municipal district, a district in Western Region of South Ghana.

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Bimbilla

Bimbilla is a small town and is the capital of Nanumba North district, a district in the Northern Region of north Ghana.

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British Empire

The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom.

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Cape Coast

Cape Coast, or Cabo Corso, is a city and fishing port, and the capital of Cape Coast Metropolitan District and Central Region of south Ghana.

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Cartography

Cartography (from Greek χάρτης khartēs, "map"; and γράφειν graphein, "write") is the study and practice of making maps.

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Civil service

The term civil service can refer to either a branch of governmental service in which individuals are employed (hired) on the basis of professional merit as proven by competitive examinations; or the body of employees in any government agency apart from the military, which is a separate extension of any national government.

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Colonial Service

The Colonial Service was the British government service which administered most of Britain's overseas possessions, under the authority of the Secretary of State for the Colonies and the Colonial Office in London.

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Fante dialect

Fante (Mfantse, Fanti) is one of the three formal languages (literary dialects) of the Akan language.

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Fante people

Originally, Fante refers to tiny states within 50 miles radius of Mankessim.

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Freetown

Freetown is the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone.

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Ga language

Ga is a Kwa language spoken in Ghana, in and around the capital Accra.

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Ghana

Ghana, officially called the Republic of Ghana, is a sovereign unitary presidential constitutional democracy, located along the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean, in the subregion of West Africa.

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Gold Coast (British colony)

The Gold Coast was a British colony on the Gulf of Guinea in west Africa that became the independent nation of Ghana in 1957.

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Heligoland–Zanzibar Treaty

The Heligoland–Zanzibar Treaty (Helgoland-Sansibar-Vertrag; also known as the Anglo-German Agreement of 1890) was an agreement signed on 1 July 1890 between the German Empire and the United Kingdom.

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Keta

Keta is a town in the Volta Region of Ghana.

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Lagos

Lagos, (Yoruba: Èkó) is the most populous city in Nigeria, the second fastest growing city in Africa and the seventh fastest growing in the world.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Nzema people

The Nzema are an Akan people numbering about 328,700, of whom 262,000 live in southwestern Ghana and 66,700 live in the southeast of Côte d'Ivoire.

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Royal College of Science

The Royal College of Science was a higher education institution located in South Kensington; it was a constituent college of Imperial College London from 1907 until it was wholly absorbed by Imperial in 2002.

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Salaga

Salaga is a town and is the capital of East Gonja district, a district in the Northern Region of north Ghana.

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Sierra Leone Creole people

The Sierra Leone Creole people (or Krio people) are an ethnic group in Sierra Leone.

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Surveying

Surveying or land surveying is the technique, profession, and science of determining the terrestrial or three-dimensional position of points and the distances and angles between them.

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Togoland

Togoland was a German protectorate in West Africa from 1884 to 1914, encompassing what is now the nation of Togo and most of what is now the Volta Region of Ghana.

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Volta River

The Volta River is a river, primarily flowing in Ghana, that drains into the Atlantic Ocean at the Gulf of Guinea.

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Wassa

The Wassa are an Akan people who live predominantly in Ivory Coast.

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Winneba

Winneba, is a town and the capital of Effutu Municipal District in Central Region of South Ghana.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G._E._Ferguson

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