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Old January 24th, 2011, 01:56 AM   #1
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Nsawam | Eastern Region | City Gallery

Nsawam is a town in the Eastern Region of Ghana approximately 40 km northwest from the capital, Accra. It is controlled by the Akwapim Society. It is also known as the city of bread basket because the main occupation of the women is to bake bread and sell the bread the whole day to travellers who travel through Nsawam on the main road from Accra to Kumasi, and to other destinations. Dora textile group is also situated in Nsawam. It is a private vocational school for young women. They learn sewing, catering and designing of clothing. It is the ancestral hometown of the famous SkyscraperCity user Simfan34.

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Old January 24th, 2011, 01:57 AM   #2
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should have put it in the photography section :P
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Old January 24th, 2011, 02:13 AM   #4
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WTF? How'd this end up here?
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I think Ghana needs Massive urban renewal for all cities of more than 50,000 people...
Hopefully, they can get that done, with the Expected increase in National Income.
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Old January 24th, 2011, 03:42 PM   #6
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A river can never forget it's source proud to be in this town.adoagyiri nsawam my first home.
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I think Ghana needs Massive urban renewal for all cities of more than 50,000 people...
Hopefully, they can get that done, with the Expected increase in National Income.
The colonials were better at spreading development and maintenance.

Some of these smaller cities and towns in Ghana have seen zero advancement since 1957. I have been to towns where the centre is mostly just rundown colonial era buildings.
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The colonials were better at spreading development and maintenance.

Some of these smaller cities and towns in Ghana have seen zero advancement since 1957. I have been to towns where the centre is mostly just rundown colonial era buildings.
Mostly terrible colonial structures that should have been destroyed ages ago. The coastal towns and cities need some serious redevelopment.
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Mostly terrible colonial structures that should have been destroyed ages ago. The coastal towns and cities need some serious redevelopment.

They are only terrible structures because we let them decay. We have a terrible record of maintenance.
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The colonials were better at spreading development and maintenance.

Some of these smaller cities and towns in Ghana have seen zero advancement since 1957. I have been to towns where the centre is mostly just rundown colonial era buildings.
lol, so true.
What is the state of things in Ghana right now?

Is the Gap between Accra and Kumasi and also the South versus the North closing?
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lol, so true.

What is the state of things in Ghana right now?



Is the Gap between Accra and Kumasi and also the South versus the North closing?


The gap between Accra and the rest of the country is obscene. Even Kumasi is backward for a city of 1 million in one of SSA's better nations.

Sekondi-Takoradi came off the worst since independence. It was a well planned city and was thriving because of its port and the rail. They built a port near Accra and the rail went to rot which left them with nothing. It has a lot of potential, more than Kumasi. Its near the oil region, near the best beaches in Ghana, close-ish to CIV, and the surrounding region is mineral rich.
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Sekondi-Takoradi has much much more potential than any city in Ghana. It could easily compete with Accra. The tragedy is that those in charge seem not to care. The city could have been a blueprint on how to develop the rest of the country.
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Sekondi-Takoradi has much much more potential than any city in Ghana. It could easily compete with Accra. The tragedy is that those in charge seem not to care. The city could have been a blueprint on how to develop the rest of the country.
I agree. This city could be an absolute gem
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