DRAW are incredibly proud to support this years AWITA Sponsored Membership programme. AWITA strives to support the talent pipeline through professional development, mentoring and networking. Fifteen sponsored memberships are available annually to encourage the widening participation and diversity…
DRAW Recruitment have been fortunate enough to be asked to work on two new roles in Accra recently, so we wanted to shine a light on this fascinating city, which is a melting pot of cultures and ethnicities and find out what it has to offer.
Once labelled “Africa’s Capital Of Cool” by the New York Times, Accra has a thriving art scene and is home to several contemporary art galleries that showcase the art of talented local and international artists. Galleries include Gallery 1957, ADA/ contemporary art gallery, Amba Gallery, as well as the Nubuke Foundation.
Cultural Diversity: In Accra, you’ll likely encounter people from various regions of Ghana and even other African countries. This diversity can make the city an exciting and vibrant place to work.
Economic Hub: Accra is the economic hub of Ghana and the city is home to many multinational corporations and international organisations.
Cost of Living: The cost of living in Accra can vary significantly. While some goods and services may be affordable, others, especially imported products, can be expensive.
Work Environment: The work culture in Accra can be dynamic and fast-paced, similar to many other major cities. The workweek typically runs from Monday to Friday.
Language: English is the official language of Ghana and is widely spoken in Accra. Other languages, such as Akan, Ga, and Ewe are also spoken.
Cultural Experiences: Accra is rich in cultural experiences, with numerous museums, historical sites, and vibrant markets to explore. The city also hosts various festivals and events throughout the year.
Notes from DRAW · 19.09.2023