Breaking down Sodom and Gomorrah

Reuters Sodom Gomorra1 20June2015 DestructionPolice officers overseeing the removal of Sodom and Gomorrah. Photo: Reuters.

A taskforce from the Accra Metropolitan Assembly, with support from the security services have demolished parts of Sodom and Gomorrah, Accra’s biggest slum area.

Accra is reacting to a flooding and fire disaster on June 3. The disaster once again called into question the enforcement of building regulations by city authorities.