Posts Tagged ‘Accra’

National Museum lectures, 1969-1970

Mr. Akatani’s yardstick

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Back in 1970, a lecturer at Accra’s National Museum argued that a city’s public gardens send an important message to visitors

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Playtime in Africa and The Power of We

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Update Our amazing journey of small, effective, direct global collaborations has continued since we first posted this story. In 2013 we “met” the wonderful Lina Widlund and her organization Re:Design Sweden.  On the strength of trust built through consistent virtual dialogue, we became the beneficiaries of their first international donation! Friends of Mmofra in the […]

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Playtime in Africa update: Multi-national design team heads to Accra

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We’re expecting visitors! Early in October, Mmofra Foundation will be welcoming three members of Design Through Discovery, a six-person multi-national team of students based at the Delft University of Technology (TUDelft) in the Netherlands. They’re flying to Accra for a full month to learn about and add their input to our Playtime in Africa initiative, […]

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Save ‘playgrounds’ from shopping centres, urges education boss

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It’s a pity this article from the Ghanaian Times didn’t make it online – it’s a glimpse, albeit a brief one, at the pressures on public space in Ghana’s cities: “Mr Kwesi Hutchful, Tema Metropolitan Director of Education, has expressed concern over the rate at which open spaces in the Tema metropolis are being converted […]

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