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Sewage dumping site, Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana. Photo by Christiane Badgley


That’s what this is and that’s all I could say when I saw it.

The “this” in question is the sewage of the Sekondi-Takoradi metropolitan area. Government trucks drive the stuff over here and dump it on to the beach just down the road from a fishing village.

Apparently kids in the village are getting all sorts of eye and ear infections and the fishmongers have to lie about where the fish comes from or no one will buy it. People say it smells like…shit. Continue reading . . .

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