Ghana: HOLD for 6PM -- Fears for Livelihoods Over Fishing Harbor Demol – AuthenticAfrican

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[VOA] Demolition of Accra's iconic James Town fishing community began late last month, to construct a China-funded multi-million-dollar fishing harbor.  Local authorities pulled down over 300 temporary and permanent structures, including businesses, a school, and places of worship in the largely poor, densely populated area.  While many are excited about the prospect of development, the demolition has also raised fears for already precarious livelihoods.