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There were long queues at some polling stations, like this one in Accra
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Supporters of President John Dramani Mahama celebrate in the streets after he was declared the winner of Ghana's presidential election, in Accra, Ghana, on Dec. 9.
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A woman casts her vote for president, during an unexpected second day of voting in Accra, Ghana, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012.
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Former member of parliament and government minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo, right, tries to calm people protesting over rumors of alleged vote counting irregularities,
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Angry demonstrators argue with police as people protest alleged vote counting irregularities, in Accra, Ghana, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012.
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Ghana President John Dramani Mahama, center right, speaks with election observers and ruling party members following a press conference at the presidential residence in Accra, Ghana, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012
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Supporters of National Democratic Congress (NDC), the party of the late Ghanaian President John Atta Mills, celebrate the victory of their candidate, John Dramani Mahama, along a street in Accra
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Supporters of NDC
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The vote, which started on Friday and stretched into Saturday amid technical problems, is seen as a test of whether Ghana can maintain 30 years of stability
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Opposition presidential candidate Nana Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party poses for a portrait in front of his home the evening before presidential elections, in Accra, Ghana, Thursday, Dec. 6
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Electoral Commission President Kwadwo Afari-Gyan announces the results of the presidential election, in Accra, December 9, 2012. Ghana's electoral authorities said on Sunday incumbent leader John Dramani Mahama won a new term as president in the West African state in an election the opposition claimed was marred by tampering.
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Ghanaians wait their turn to vote at outdoor polling stations in Accra
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President Rawlings arrives at his polling station. Behind him is MP for Korle Klottey constituency Nii Armah Ashitey who was on inspection rounds when the former President arrived
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Several admirers and media where at the polling station to catch a glimpse of the former President
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President Rawlings makes his choice
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President Rawlings inspects the ballot paper
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President Rawlings casts his ballot
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Supporters of National Democratic Congress (NDC), the party of the late Ghanaian President John Atta Mills, celebrate the victory of their candidate, John Dramani Mahama, along a street in Accra