A big turnout is expected and so far, voting has been peaceful. President John Mahama is running for a second and final term. But after a three-year economic slump, many voters hold him responsible for job losses and inflation.
One year ago, many people in Ghana celebrated the victory of opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo. He promised to build more factories, improve education and stamp out corruption. What has he achieved so far?
For many years, Ghana has been seen as a role model on the African continent. But the country's development has been floundering as of late. A recent study conducted by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation reveals a slowdown.
The French president's trip to Africa will attempt to demonstrate a new kind of politics as Macron seeks to break away from neocolonialism across the continent.
Nana Akufo-Addo has been sworn in as Ghana's new president at a ceremony in the capital, Accra. The 72-year-old won last month's elections, promising to stamp out corruption and boost economic growth.
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