Ghana: Kumasi city’s unplanned boom is destroying two rivers—sewage, heavy metals and chemical pollution detected

In 2022, the population of Kumasi was 3,630,326 with a growth rate of 4.02%. The city’s growth puts pressure on its natural assets. As scholars of urban planning and chemistry, we conducted a study in the greater Kumasi metropolis to understand the extent of encroachment and pollution of two rivers,
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