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Accra



What are the particular advantages of living in this city?

It can be quite cheap, but only if you're willing to forego a lot of Western brands and conveniences. - Aug 4, 2017
You don't need to waste time sitting in the steam room, just take a walk outside. - Apr 6, 2017
People are very friendly. It is close to a beach (though for actual swimming it is recommended to drive out of Accra). - Aug 11, 2016
You become closer to your family and the embassy community as there is next to nothing to do here. It is definitely a "make your own fun" kind of post. - May 4, 2014
As Ghana becomes more developed, life for expats is getting easier. The supermarket shelves are stocked with adequate South African substitutes, the road quality is improving, telecommunications are conforming to international norms (we recently got seven-digit phone numbers!), and travel options out of Accra are growing. It is probably the best city in the region in which to live. - Apr 24, 2012
Culturally rich country - chieftancy, arts and crafts, food, music, etc. - Aug 9, 2011
The atmosphere is laid back which can be an advantage or a disadvantage. The people are very kind and helpful. The beaches are beautiful. - Jun 11, 2011
It's always warm!It's "Africa Lite" and a good chance for family who aren't too adventurous to come visit you. - Feb 24, 2010
Schools are better than most of the other countries in West and Central Africa, saving money, beaches, culture/dance is interesting - Feb 5, 2010