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Ghana Disqualifies Ex-First Lady, 12 Others From Running for President

Ghana’s electoral commission has disqualified 13 candidates, including a former first lady, from running in the West African country’s presidential elections in December. Candidates were disqualified for multiple reasons, including suspected forged signatures and incomplete or incorrect submission forms, the country’s electoral commission said on Monday. The exclusions mean that just four candidates—including incumbent President John Mahama and main opposition party leader Nana Akufo-Addo—in the running for the presidency.
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