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Traffic and transport challenges in Cairo, Egypt


Long live Egypt, and stay safe in Cairo… By Guest Contributor Zeina Elcheikh When I arrived to Cairo in September 2012 for my thesis, in my daily commute in and around the city, I had a fear that kept growing. It made me start my days with a prayer: “Oh God, dear God do not let my…

Kantamanto Market: In Accra, a premier destination for secondhand trade


For more than 30 years now, the trading in Accra’s Kantamanto Market has contributed and linked in to the urban center’s economic productivity and vibrancy. Located near the Makola Market area, Kantamanto is its own market, separate and distinct from Makola. It’s home to more than 30,00 traders, who sell most commonly secondhand clothing, but…

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