Ghana's elections: Back to the future

From Africa is a Country Wed Dec 5 2012, 06:00:39

The critically-acclaimed documentary "An African Election" is an excellent primer for Friday's elections in the small, but pivotal West African nation of Ghana. Directed by Jarreth Merz, the film chronicles the final month of campaigning in Ghana's December 2008 presidential elections which led to a hotly-contested nation-wide run-off later that month, followed by a cliff-hanger [...]

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