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Ghana opposition boycotts President Mahama’s inauguration

Ghana's opposition boycotted the inauguration of President Dramani Mahama, ignoring his appeals to end a dispute over last month's election in Ghana.

Mahama snatches Ghana election amid meddling claims

Ghana's electoral authorities said John Dramani Mahama has won a new term as president in an election the opposition claimed was marred by tampering.

Ghana’s VP swiftly sworn in after John Atta Mills’s sudden death

Ghana's John Dramani Mahama has been sworn in as president, after the country's revered leader John Atta Mills died unexpectedly on Tuesday.

Ghana urged to avoid rate hike

Ghana's Central Bank is under pressure to help bring down inflation, but faced growing calls on Wednesday to avoid further rate hikes.

Obama: Africa aid must be matched by good governance

United States President Barack Obama told Ghanaians on Saturday that Western aid must be matched by good governance.

Obama in Ghana on first sub-Saharan Africa visit

President Barack Obama was given a hero's welcome in Ghana on Friday on his first visit to sub-Saharan Africa since taking office.

Ghana opposition leader wins presidential election

Ghana's opposition leader John Atta Mills was declared the winner of a closely fought presidential election run-off on Saturday

Ghana election cliffhanger to be decided on Friday

The outcome of Ghana's presidential run-off is too close to call and will be decided by voting on Friday in a single constituency.

Ghana polls go to December 28 run-off

Ghana's election will be decided in a December 28 run-off between the two leading contenders after neither won more than half the vote.

Ghana presidential poll headed for run-off

Ghana's election is headed for a run-off, officials said on Tuesday, as the frontrunners seemed unlikely to secure an outright victory.

Ghana votes for new president to usher in oil era

Ghanaians queued up and began voting on Sunday to pick a new president in a tight race between two foreign-educated lawyers

Ghana sees oil start-up on track

Ghana's first major oil field should produce enough gas to generate more than 600MW of electricity, GNPC's exploration chief said.

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