Ghana

Opposition candidate wins Ghanaian elections with nearly 54 per cent

Ghanaian opposition candidate Nana Akufo-Addo ousted President John Dramani Mahama in this week’s presidential elections, taking 53.85 per cent of the vote, the electoral commission announced...

Ghana election results delayed amid concern about irregularities

Ghana on Thursday appeared set to delay reporting the results of this week's presidential and parliamentary elections after the electoral commission said it had to review the data amid concern...

Long queues in hotly contested Ghanaian presidential elections

Ghanaians started lining up at voting stations Wednesday to elect a president and parliament, in polls dominated by a three-year economic downturn that led to heavy job losses and price hikes.

Police: Toll in Ghana bus crash rises to 71

The death toll from an accident between a bus and a truck in northern Ghana has risen to 71, a senior medical official said Thursday.