Bata opened his first store in this country in 1932 and the company´s activity is documented in the next decades. Bata´s business in the area ended in 1970.

  • In 1932, Bata started selling shoes in the then Gold Coast (British West Africa) in own sales network: the Akkra shop, sales points in Kumasi, Sekondi
  • In 1938, 7 stores operated in country: Accra, Kumasi, Sekondi, Swedru, Kofirigua, Takoradi, Cape Coast, a shoe-repair workshop and a central warehouse
  • In the 1940s, a written record of the company´s office in Akkra was found in the list of Bata companies; Information about the following years is missing


  • Thomas J. Bata, Remmembered, Zlín 2016, ISBN 978-80-7473-398-7
  • Moravský zemský archiv v Brně – Státní okresní archiv Zlín, Česko