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Nature volume 150, page 90 (18 July 1942) | Download Citation



IN pursuance of the decision of the Secretary of State for the Colonies to open the administrative service in the Gold Coast to Africans, Mr. K, A. Busia and Mr. A. L. Adu have been selected as assistant district commissioners in the Gold Coast. Mr. Busia, an Ashanti, was born in 1913. He was educated in the Gold Coast, where he graduated in 1939, and at University College, Oxford, where he obtained a B. A. degree. Mr. Adu, a member of the Twi tribe, was born in 1914. He attended schools in the Gold Coast, and afterwards went to Queens' College, Cambridge, where he took a degree in natural science.

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