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‘Get it right’: CNN lambasted online for ‘absurd’ Ghana coverage

CNN is in hot water with some of its Ghanaian audience, who have accused the news channel of over egging economic challenges in the African nation by describing it as a place where people “struggle to obtain food and day-to-day services.”


Entitled ‘Ghana election: Incumbent concedes to Nana Akufo-Addo’, the December 9 piece detailed Ghanaian President John Mahama’s defeat at the polls.

The article explained how Ghana’s newly-elected president Nana Akufo-Addo had previously failed at “three runs for the presidency – in 1998, 2008 and 2012.”


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