Nana Akufo-Addo has just won the presidency in this week’s Ghanaian election with about 51 percent of the vote. We interview Noah Nathan, who has just published a new book on electoral politics in Ghana. He also tells us about his upcoming work on political brokers and party and state bureaucracy.
Rachel and Kim tell us what’s going on in African news this week, including in Western Sahara, the Ugandan election, and more about presidential term limits.
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Books from the Episode
The Silent Rebel by S.W.D.K. Gandah
Other Links and Articles
“Morocco and Israel to Establish Diplomatic Relations with U.S. Backing” by Anne Gearan, Karoun Demirjian, Mike DeBonis and Souad Mekhennet
“The Uncertainties of Ghana’s 2020 Elections” by Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai and Naaborle Sackeyfio
“Opposition Leads Early Results in Key Counties” by William Q. Harmon
“The Perils of Presidentialism” by Juan J. Linz
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