A street outside Makola Market, Accra (photo credit: Benggriff CC BY-SA 3.0)

Can the Mayor’s red paint really save Accra’s city streets?

Photo from CityLab article. Original caption: “Do not cross the mayor’s red line.” (Courtesy City of Accra)
At Okaishie, the no faded red line along this sidewalk has kept vendors’ goods at bay (left), but hasn’t prevented street vendors from returning back to the street (center). At right, a vendor walks the mayor’s fine red line. Photos by Kofi Anim

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a new media startup from the BBG and US International Media connecting the next generation of global influencers from across the African continent and around the world to engage in, ‘a smarter conversation’.

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Dreamer, writer, urban planner, @WIEGOGlobal urban advocate. Tweeting #urban development, #design, #publicspaces, #streetculture, etc. Carl Jung fan.

Africa Rizing

a new media startup from the BBG and US International Media connecting the next generation of global influencers from across the African continent and around the world to engage in, ‘a smarter conversation’.