Doctoral Researcher, Humboldt University of Berlin
Lewis Abedi Asante is a doctoral researcher at the Department of Geography, Humboldt-Universitat Zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany. He is currently writing the concluding chapter of my doctoral thesis. Prior to starting the PhD, he was a Lecturer at the Department of Estate Management, Kumasi Technical University, Kumasi, Ghana. He writes about urban regeneration, urban governance, market redevelopment and housing. He hold a BSc in Land Economy and MSc in Urbanisation and Development from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) respectively.
The history of protests in Ghana reveals three persisting themes. These may suggest what Ghana and some other countries could do to avoid protest action in future. My study found that over time, Ghanaians have tended to...