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Ghana's unfinished buildings and sky-high rent

5 July 2013 Last updated at 21:13 BST

Ghana's new oil wealth may have made it one of Africa's most promising economies but rent in the capital, Accra, has spiralled beyond what most ordinary people can afford.

For many it has meant moving several hours drive out of the city.

To find out more, Focus on Africa's Akwasi Sarpong set out with one family on their daily commute.

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