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Hawkers bouncing back onto the streets

Posted by Business in Ghana on July 9, 2009

Hawkers who are being driven off the streets are said to be gradually returning onto the streets and pavements of the capital. Joy News reporter David Youngs visited some streets in the capital and reported the authorities are struggling to deal with the situation.  At the Tudu, CMB, the Rawlings Circle, and the Tema Station areas – all in the central business district of Accra – police, fire and prison officers as well as AMA city guards are still struggling to check the hawkers off the streets.  Although these hawkers were driven away by the AMA they have found a new way to ply their trade.

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One Response to “Hawkers bouncing back onto the streets”

  1. Kojo said

    I think it is the right thing to do, bcos it would make our city

    1.clean

    2.it would help those affected to learn a trade or go to school to better their education

    3. It would reduce congestion in the city.

    4. It would deter our youth who intend to be victims of petty trading on the streets to continue with their education.

    5. It would help eradicate street fights.

    6. It would help ease up the traffic congestion

    7. everybody would admire the atmopheric change

    8. And God would bless us all becos cleaniness is next to Godliness

    9. Amen. let us all learn

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