Tag Archives: Accra

Obama and the Cape Coast Clean-Up Exercise that (Once) Was

There was a massively positive response to Obama’s decision to visit Ghana in early 2009. Coming right after his historic presidential victory, his visit was the perfect PR opportunity for Ghana’s fledgling democracy. Similar to the uniting power of football, … Continue reading

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And the Three Became One: Traffic and the Use of Lanes in Accra

You’ve been there before, you know it. Sitting behind your steering wheel or in a passenger’s seat and being able to do nothing but sit there and helplessly observe. Well, maybe you won’t just sit there as a spectator. You might … Continue reading

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