Nana Akufo-Addo: Ghana's veteran runner-up strikes gold

Ghana's president-elect Nana Akufo-Addo reads his acceptance speech in Accra on December 9, 2016It was a case of third time lucky for Ghana’s Nana Akufo-Addo, who struck a chord with voters fed up with corruption and a flagging economy to win the presidential election. The 72-year-old rights lawyer and former foreign minister, narrowly lost the 2008 and 2012 elections to the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC).

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