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PHOTOS: LIFE IN ACCRA A CENTURY AGO BEFORE GHANA’S INDEPENDENCE

The Guardian takes a look at life in Accra a century ago and how our fore-fathers lived plus some of the exciting places they used to visit.

Photos from 1920s and 1930s were gathered from Deo Gratias, founded in 1922, which happens to be the oldest photography studio still in operation in the capital, Accra were displayed by ANO institute of Contemporary Arts festival to showcase the then Gold Coast before the name was changed to Ghana after independence.

Here are some of the photos of how life was in Gold Coast prior to independence:

 

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Source: The Guardian

Photography: Deo Gratias Studio

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