BBC World Service - Ghana Elections 2008

Ghana Elections 2008


John Atta Mills is sworn in as Ghana's new President (ap photo)

A new president is sworn in

Excitement in the capital Accra as the NDC's John Atta Mills is sworn in as Ghana's new president after a very tight eleciton that went to a second round. And we ask two young Ghanaians what they expect of the new man in charge.

Profile of the president

  • Ghana's new President John Atta Mills has gained the top job on his third attempt.
  • James Afedo asked the presidential candidate for the NDC to assess his chances.

Second round

  • Are the voters still engaged by the presidential vote as it enters its second round?

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Voters' stories

    • We meet a university couple in love but on two different sides of the political divide.
    • Ghanaians have a rich lexicon of election jargon. David Amanor takes lessons in Tamale.
    • Ghana's elections are imminent, we hear the expectations of a group of cabbies in Accra.