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Ghana seeks new dawn for struggling power sector

Accra, Ghana | AFP | Ghana’s new government is looking to fix a crippling power crisis with a complete overhaul of its deficit-ridden energy sector including a boost for solar energy. Intermittent power supply issues have dogged the west African nation since the 1980s and became particularly acute in the …

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Akufo-Addo to be sworn in as Ghana’s new president

Accra, Ghana | AFP | Nana Akufo-Addo is to be sworn in as Ghana’s new president on Saturday after beating incumbent leader John Dramani Mahama in elections last month. The 72-year-old former human rights lawyer will take the oath of office at a ceremony in Independence Square in central Accra …

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Ghana opposition celebrates as media projects vote win

Accra, Ghana | AFP | Opposition challenger Nana Akufo-Addo has a clear lead in Ghana’s hotly contested presidential election, local media reported Friday, although official results have yet to be released two days after the vote. And supporters of incumbent President John Mahama insisted he had emerged triumphant again, despite …

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Ghana challenger Akufo-Addo leads presidential vote

Tensions rise over delay of Ghana’s election results Accra, Ghana | AFP |  Opposition challenger Nana Akufo-Addo has a clear lead in Ghana’s hotly contested presidential election, local media reported Friday, although official results have yet to be published. Akufo-Addo has won more than 54 percent of the vote in …

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