Menu Close


Three pence, or as the Brits called it: Thruppence, was rendered as trɔ (or tɔlɔ) in Ga language.

Trɔ was the standard price charged for travel in the privately run “bone-shaker” lorries that carried goods and passengers within Accra and it’s outskirts.
The vehicles thus became known as tro-tro (sometimes also spelt as trotro).

The word is still used in reference to these privately-run transport services, even in other parts of Ghana where Ga is not spoken.

Thank you for visiting our website.

For more information on other available services to support your business, company or organisation, kindly visit our Products and Services page.

Follow Us

facebook page of ums digital - online communications support

twitter logo.png

instagram page of ums digital - online communications support


you're currently offline