Accra Named 7th Most Polluted City In The World


Accra has been named the 7th most polluted city in the World. Data from the World of Statistics has mentioned Accra, Ghana’s capital, as the seventh most polluted city in the world.

Napal’s Kathmandu came first in the ranking, with Helsinki in Finland coming in as the least polluted city in the world.

It is however unclear what metrics were used by the World of Statistics in arriving at these rankings.

In 2017, It can be recalled that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo pledged his commitment to making Accra the cleanest city on the African continent within the next four years.

Six years on, the world ranking reveals that the commitment hasn’t been a reality.

Below is how the countries were ranked from first to tenth around the world:

1. Kathmandu 

2. Tetovo 

3. Faridabad 

4. Ulaanbaatar 

5. Beirut 

6. Dhaka 

7. Accra 

8. Noida 

9. Ho Chi Minh City 

10. Ghaziabad

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