After the Kantamanto Market fire, an opportunity for participatory planning emerges

Two weeks ago, fire destroyed the immense┬áKantamanto Market, the huge open-air market linked to Makola in Old Accra, comprised of hundreds of stalls and kiosks where vendors traded secondhand and firsthand goods. The fire, which started in the early hours of Sunday morning, lasted several hours before the Fire Service managed to put out the… Continue reading After the Kantamanto Market fire, an opportunity for participatory planning emerges

Traders and mayor differ on approach to build a modern Kantamanto after fire

“…the overall good that should come out of this is the need for us to take advantage of an unfortunate situation to bring about modernization,” said Accra City Mayor Alfred Vanderpuye, referring to the recent fire that destroyed the immense Kantamanto Market in the city center on Sunday morning. The market is a center for… Continue reading Traders and mayor differ on approach to build a modern Kantamanto after fire