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The Greater Accra Region is generally low lying and some areas are flood prone during the rainy season. One of such areas is known as Mallam, towards the western side of the Accra Metropolis. It is located in the Ga West District of the Region. In July 2007 following heavy…
This case involves some Petty Traders and Craft Men Association form Madina who petitioned CEPIL to intervene against the demolition of their structures and property by the Ga District Assembly. On or about 03/03/04, the Ga District Assembly task force together with some policemen forcefully evicted and demolished structures belonging…
The applicants are residents along the Railway corridor and number about 3000 including children. Some of the applicants have lived and operated business at the said lands for close to 20 years. Many of the residents obtained licences from the Corporation to operate commercial businesses on some allotted portion of…
On 24th September 2001 the Accra metropolitan Assembly ( AMA}, the city authorities responsible for Accra issued a one week eviction notice to a group of about 100 pig farms without providing them alternative site to remove their pig farms or face demolition.
Over 30,000 dwellers at Agbogbloshie Market- a suburb of Accra, Ghana, referred to as “Sodom and Gomorrah” are faced with a planned forced eviction by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA)-the city authorities responsible for Accra without alternative accommodation/relocation. The eviction is to pave way for the execution of the Korle…
In March 2003, about 7000 settler fishermen in the Digya National Park in the Afram Plains District of Ghana were issued an eviction notice by the Afram plains Regional security Committee, Afram Plains District security Committee and the Traditional authorities. The eviction notice was without provision for relocation, resettlement or…

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