Opposition in the lead as Ghana awaits general election results

The Electoral Commission of Ghana has called for calm as political parties await the results of the 2016 general elections.

Ghana is Africa's longest democracy after it's independence in 1957.

Leader of the opposition party (National Patriotic Party), Nana Akufo-Addo, has already announced that it's confident of having won the elections against President John Mahama.

702's John Robbie spoke to Southern African Editor of Africa Report, Crystal Orderson, about recent developments.

Thus far, the opposition is leading and it's going to be interesting to see if the election results will be released on time.

Crystal Orderson, Southern Africa Editor of Africa Report

Listen to the interview below:


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