Nana Akufo-Addo defeated incumbent John Mahama to become president of the west African nation of Ghana in the biggest election sweep in more than 20 years. The new president-elect has promised to tackle corruption and unemployment.
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?
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier signed a multi-million dollar partnership with Ghana on his first trip to Africa since taking office. Germany hopes the accord might help curb migration to Europe.
The European Union has said it cannot support the vote after the country dissolved the main opposition party. The EU follows a similar move taken by the United States.
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.
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