Kaneshie market

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A section of the Kaneshie market complex (Sep 2014)

The Kaneshi market is a trading centre in Kaneshie, Accra, Ghana. It was built in the 1970s.[1] The name "Kaneshie" means "under the lamp" referring to its beginnings as a night market.

During the 2015 Accra floods, the market was submerged and operations were forced to shut down.[2]


  1. ^ "Kaneshi Market". www.wikimapia.org/. Retrieved 11 June 2011.
  2. ^ "Kaneshie floods as cars submerge". ghanaweb.com. 3 June 2015. Retrieved 4 June 2015.

Coordinates: 5°33′59″N 0°14′12″W / 5.566476°N 0.236579°W / 5.566476; -0.236579