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Ghana (Vol 5, 2008)
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Contents Volume 5, 2008.

The focal point of the year was the election of a new president and parliament. Although the polls were scheduled for December and in both cases won by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), the greater part of 2008 was spent campaigning, given that the principal candidates had been selected at the end of 2007. Football briefly took centre stage in January when Gh…

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Nugent, Paul, “Ghana (Vol 5, 2008)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 27 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2008_COM_0010>
First published online: 2009
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004178113, ISSN: 1871-2525



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