Primary sees leftist voters split as analysts predict general election will see conservatives battle the far right.
Africa07 Jan 2017 05:02 GMT
Former human rights lawyer vowed to put Ghana "back on path of prosperity" after economic slump under President Mahama.
Africa05 Jan 2017 10:28 GMT
Ousman Badjie says forces will be loyal to the defeated president despite earlier backing election winner Adama Barrow.
Elections02 Jan 2017 21:44 GMT
Winners of the December election say outgoing president will be considered a rebel leader if he refuses to leave.
Elections02 Jan 2017 20:33 GMT
Politician says vote likely to be held in 2018 to pass election laws for democratic transition from military rule.
The Gambia02 Jan 2017 16:02 GMT
Main press union says move a threat to people's democratic right to information amid escalating political crisis.
Europe22 Dec 2016 15:40 GMT
Social Democratic Party, which won recent elections, proposes little-known Sevil Shhaideh to take key post.
Elections21 Dec 2016 18:39 GMT
Yahya Jammeh reiterates he won't hand over power to President-elect Adama Barrow despite growing international pressure.
Europe12 Dec 2016 09:31 GMT
Social Democratic Party won 46 percent of votes, according to preliminary results, a year after being forced from power.
Elections11 Dec 2016 20:52 GMT
Romanians have voted a year after a series of scandals forced the government to quit.
Elections11 Dec 2016 11:50 GMT
Polling under way to elect committee which will be responsible for choosing the city's next chief executive.
Elections10 Dec 2016 22:21 GMT
Appeal by Barrow followed by unanimous statement by UN Security Council calling for transfer of power with undue delay.
The Gambia10 Dec 2016 11:07 GMT
Jammeh, who had conceded defeat last week, changes his position, demanding new polls due to "serious abnormalities".
The Gambia08 Dec 2016 20:06 GMT
After historic election ousted president Yahya Jammeh, many are eager to see how truth and reconciliation unfolds.
Africa08 Dec 2016 19:30 GMT
As President John Dramani Mahama prepares to face his competition, Ghanaians opine on whether he should be re-elected.
Ghana07 Dec 2016 08:34 GMT
The race is tight with President John Mahama and his rival Nana Akufo Addo running neck and neck in opinion polls.
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