Ghana's move to digital migration TV!!

Ghana's move to digital migration TV!!

What is Accra Pictures by Day and Night?

Accra is the capital of the small, West African country of Ghana, which achieved its independence in 1957 from its colonial master, the United Kingdom. It celebrated 50 years in 2007, and is projecting itself fast and furiously as "gateway to West Africa".

It's an exciting city, with its unique problems, but with it close to the Atlantic ocean, and many beaches, who can resist coming here?

April 2006-April 2011:

5 years of bringing readers insights into life in Ghana! Thank you!

Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority, TEMA

Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority, TEMA


Ordering Food in Accra was Never this much Fun!

Monday, September 14, 2009

Accra Apartments...

...are a rarity on the landscape of the Ghanaian capital.

Given how much of Accra land is being utilised by investors for their operations, many of the residences--many of which, sadly, is mostly for the middle class--are being found outside the capital where getting to the capital is more than a battle of bottlenecks!

Regrettably, also, is the fact that many of these are bungalows. It would seem that apartments could be an answer, but are our policy-makers listening?


The pale observer said...

What I see more and more in Accra are exorbitantly priced gated community townhouses - mostly geared toward expats - I hear they are renting for over $3k per month!! Also, lately many of them seem to be mostly completed and then at a standstill - no finishing touches, nobody moving in...

Emmanuel.K.Bensah II said...

The pale observer--thanks for visiting the blog--and thanks for your comments!

I like that you're as indignant about the exorbitant nature of the pricing as I am! Airport residential just exemplifies this alarming trend. Where's the regulation to control these alarming rates?!!

The pale observer said...

It seems like the sky's the limit with these ridiculous rent increases.

It means the average worker/family is forced to move further and further out of town - some of my colleagues must leave the house 2 hours early to get through the traffic from the outskirts to work in Accra. It's madness.

The new expat community of Vodafone and some of the oil support companies are paying the ridiculous rents and ruining the market!!

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