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Vol 53 No 1

Published 6th January 2012


Ghana

Getting the vote right

The straight-talking director of Ghana’s Electoral Commission, Kwadwo Afari-Djan, and his team have organised five multiparty elections since 1992, each one more credible than the last. The 2012 presidential and parliamentary elections could be the toughest yet, with both the big parties talking of ‘die-be-die’ (do or die). Afari-Djan is determined to uphold his Commission’s independence; the central concern is the accuracy of the electoral register.

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