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Postcard From Accra

The mysterious case of cocaine-turned-sodium bicarbonate and other news

In Accra, Ghana:

  • Drama unfolded in a courtroom when what police thought was cocaine turned out to be sodium bicarbonate instead.
  • Former heavyweight champion Agkebo publicly apologized for losing to a Mexican competitor at the International Boxing Federation competition in California.
  • During a road rage brawl, one fighter blinded the other by stabbing him in the eye.
  • The city prepares for the 12th annual December comedy show.

Photo by Flickr user ManBeastExtraordinaire. Submit your photos to atlanticcities.postcard@gmail.com or add them to our Flickr page

About the Author

  • Amanda Erickson is a former senior associate editor at CityLab.