Ghanaian President John Mahama
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Ghana election: John Mahama declared winner

Ghana's presidential election has been won by incumbent President John Mahama, the electoral commission has announced.

The commission said that Mr Mahama had won 50.7% against opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo on 47.74%.

However, the opposition NPP says it will contest the result, accused the governing NDC party of conspiring with commission staff to fix Friday's poll.

  • 10 Dec 2012
  • From the section Africa