Ghana election: Nana Akufo-Addo and his second term
11 December 2020 | 9:00 am
Veteran politician Nana Akufo-Addo has won a second term as Ghana's president. He still has old campaign promises to fulfill plus a post-coronavirus economy to reboot.
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