ACCRA - Located within Accra’s bustling Agbogbloshie market, Ghana’s infamous e-waste dumpsite poses serious health risks to residents and traders.

The burning of discarded electronics for valuable materials leads to smoky air that has severe health implications for the community.

In this episode of Africa Science Focus, reporter Justice Baidoo speaks with Anita Asamoah, a researcher at the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission, who analysed the breast milk of mothers in this location and found cancer-causing metals.

Meanwhile, Mountain Research Institute president Vincent Kyere, suggests some lasting solutions to the environmental pollution at Agbogbloshie.

 

 

 

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