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The ten best things to do in Accra this week

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Read on for our guide to the week's coolest events and most interesting venues. If you manage to tick off all ten, head back to our home page for daily updates on the best restaurants, cultural events, nightlife, and whatever else Accra manages to think up before our next Hot List is published on Monday.

The best things to do in Accra this week

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The Trial

A fresh version of Franz Kafka's philosophical novel, first published in 1925. There have been many adaptations of the theme, but this one features three actors from Ghana and is aimed at a Ghanaian audience.  

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Alliance Française d’Accra , Airport Residential Area Friday July 28 2017 - Saturday July 29 2017
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Exhibition: Twists, Turns and Broken Bones

Thought-provoking exhibition at the Nubuke Foundation by Dorothy Amenuke.  Amenuke uses recycled materials for her work, such as jute sacks and cocoa bark. An exhibition for everybody. It is about inclusion and not exclusion. One's space as an entity is studied and she asks 'what goes on in the everyday?'. Well worth a visit.  Free.

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Nubuke Foundation , East Legon Until Sunday September 10 2017
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All That Glitters

Gallery 1957 is proud to present All that Glitters, a solo exhibition by Yaw Owusu. Owusu reflects on issues of political and economic independence through repurposed pesewa coins used as medium and pallet. 

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Gallery 1957 Until Tuesday August 15 2017
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On New Year's Day 1957, Ghana officially became independent after years of rule by the British, Dutch and Portuguese. In the half-century since, Ghana has become known as the Black Star of Africa – a shining example of a stable and secure post-colonial African country. And nowhere is this more evident than in its vibrant capital. Below is Time Out's celebration of the city, and the country, as we bring you the 75 best things to do in Accra and beyond...

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