Six lessons from Ghana's 2012 elections

From AFRICA IS A COUNTRY Tue Dec 11 2012, 11:00:43

Ghana held its sixth consecutive democratic elections since its democratic transition in 2000 this past weekend and once again has earned its reputation as a stable and thriving democracy, in spite of predictable cries of fraud by the losers, the New Patriotic Party (NPP). As I predicted here before the elections, Ghanaians elected the incumbent president John [...]

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