Counting is underway after voters cast their ballots in a presidential and parliamentary election. 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.
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?
President Nicolas Maduro said three parties which boycotted mayoral elections should be ineligible for future votes. He said the ruling party won at least 90 percent of the 335 mayorships.
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.
Incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez may have spoken too soon when he claimed victory in the Honduran presidential election. The latest results indicate rival Salvador Nasralla is on course for an upset victory.
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