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Ghana’s China-Backed Harbor Project Raises Fears for Livelihoods.

Demolition of the iconic James Town fishing community in Ghana's capital, Accra, began late last month to make room for a China-funded multimillion-dollar fishing harbor.

Local authorities pulled down more than 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.


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