Residents of Tarkwa, a mining town in the Western region are demonstrating over the bad road network in the community.
The demonstrators who include drivers and people from all walks of life have blocked major roads leading to the town bringing the mining town to a standstill. All cars within the town have been grounded.
They’re angry that after so many decades of mining in their community, their roads have been neglected, Properties and cars covered in dust because of the heavy duty mining vehicles that use their already deplorable and dusty roads.
This is the second of such demonstrations in the space of about a year. Tarkwa is a gold mining town housing companies such as Goldfields and other mining companies.
See the video and pictures below