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Tuesday, 12 December, 2000, 10:10 GMT
Has Ghana reached political maturity?

Ghana's ruling party has been toppled from power in parliamentary elections.

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Although there were isolated incidents of violence surrounding the polls, voting itself passed off relatively smoothly and has been hailed as free and fair.

Incumbent head of state, President Jerry Rawlings is standing down after 19 years in power and the opposition has a reasonable chance of taking the presidency in the run-off to be a held soon.

Has Ghana reached political maturity? Is it setting a good example for the rest of Africa?

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