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Vol 62 No 2

Published 21st January 2021


Both sides go to court

Legal challenges against narrow wins in the presidential and parliamentary results are heating up national politics

John Mahama, presidential candidate for the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), is taking a leaf from the book of his opponent President Nana Akufo-Addo with his attempt to overturn the results of the 7 December elections in the courts. Eight years ago, it was Akufo-Addo challenging the legitimacy of Mahama's election as President on grounds of multiple voting, and lack of signatures of presiding officers on the results sheets.

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