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Spotlight on: Accra, Ghana

Posted by Emma Restall in Case Studies · September 2023

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

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