Takoradi, Ghana April 26th 2010 We arrived about 8:00 this morning at another port on our visit to Africa, the twin city of Sekondi-Takoradi, capital of the Western Region of Ghana. It is Ghana’s fourth largest city and an industrial and commercial center. The chief industries are timber, cigarettes, shipbuilding and railroad repair.
Takoradi is the largest city closest to the Equator and the Prime Meridian, making the city ... read more
Africa » Ghana » Western » Sekondi-Takoradi Formed from the merger of the British colony of the Gold Coast and the Togoland trust territory, Ghana in 1957 became the first sub-Saharan country in colonial Africa to gain its independence. A long series of coups resulted in the suspension of the ... ... read more