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Ghana’s Accra Zoo under reform to promote tourism

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19th May 2021

By: Norvisi Eyiram Mawunyegah

Steven Tamanja has Managed of the Achimota Zoop leaded the government and media to assist promote the zoo, saying its involvement to the country’s tourism cannot be ignored. Mr. Tamanja said people are oblivious of its existence due to poor publicity. He asked individuals to support the activities of the zoo to ensure its sustenance.

Mr. Tamanja added that management is improving upon existing structures to make the place more attractive, so as to collect in more revenue.

Relocated from its former place, close to Jubilee House, the Accra zoo is currently situated at the far end of the Achimota forest. Though it has been there since 2006, animal lovers and perhaps the entire country may not be aware of its new location.

The zoo currently has close to 200 animals with more than thirty different spices. Manager of the Zoo, Steven Tamanja said the media should help to promote the zoom. Mr. Tamanja said the facility is undergoing refurbishment to accommodate new animals. Do you know or have you heard and seen the black crown crane?

If no, visit the Accra zoo and you will see that spectacular bird and many of its sister spices.