Africa : West Africa Is Being Swallowed by the Sea

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  1. Clyde C Coger Jr

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    In the Spirit of Sankofa,


    West Africa Is Being Swallowed by the Sea
    Encroaching waters off the coast of Togo, Ghana, Mauritania, and others are destroying homes, schools, fish, and a way of life



    FUVEMEH, Ghana — The tide is just starting to come in when David Buabasah begins nervously checking the waters creeping up the coastline toward his partially destroyed home.

    As the high tide mounts the steep shore of this small Ghanaian fishing village perched on a shrinking peninsula between the Atlantic Ocean and the Volta River estuary, he and other inhabitants prepare for the worst.

    “When the big waves come, they can easily kill you. Last week, the ocean took away part of my house while my family was sleeping inside,” says the 32-year-old fisherman, gesturing toward a crumbling brick wall and a pair of door frames, the only remains of his family’s compound ...

    http://foreignpolicy.com/2016/10/21...llowed-by-the-sea-climate-change-ghana-benin/

    West Africa Is Being Swallowed by the Sea

    Encroaching waters off the coast of Togo, Ghana, Mauritania, and others are destroying homes, schools, fish, and a way of life.
    foreignpolicy.com


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    Togbe Agbavi Koffi, 60, is the chief of village of Agbavi in Togo. “The sea advances all year long,” he said. “It has devastated our villages and many of our people have already left.”

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    You are exactly right about that.

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    Good job/work mon ami, what's listed below is only the backdrop of the exploitation you've exposed above:


    Kenya : - Kenya signs infrastructure, energy deals worth $5 bln with China

    In the Spirit of Sankofa, Kenya signs infrastructure, energy deals worth $5 bln with China [IMG] NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya signed deals worth...
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