Ghana: Electoral Commission Disqualifies Former First Lady

The presidential bid of former First Lady Nana Konadu Rawlings has hit a snag after being disqualified by the country's electoral commission for failing to properly fill out her nomination papers.

Former President Jerry John Rawlings and wife Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings.

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  • Ghana:  Rawlings Embraces Nana - Daniel Nonor

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  • Ghana:  Kumasi to Host NDP Congress

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  • Ghana:  Konadu Lobbies for NDP in Ashanti

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