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December 30, 2000 | From Reuters
The nation's opposition standard-bearer, John Kufuor, won a historic presidential election as the West African nation voted for change after two decades of rule by Jerry J. Rawlings. With more than 90% of votes tallied from Thursday's runoff election, officials said Kufuor had 57%, compared with 43% for Vice President John Atta Mills, a Rawlings protege. In New York, U.N.
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November 11, 2011 | By Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times Film Critic
Americans can barely be bothered to vote in our own elections, so why should we care enough about anyone else's to watch the gripping examination of Ghana's 2008 presidential contest on display in "An African Election"? That reservation was frankly shared by director Jarreth Merz, who went to Ghana to make a much more personal film and ended up documenting this landmark election because it turned out to be too compelling to turn away from, a judgment viewers are likely to agree with.
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November 11, 2011 | By Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times Film Critic
Americans can barely be bothered to vote in our own elections, so why should we care enough about anyone else's to watch the gripping examination of Ghana's 2008 presidential contest on display in "An African Election"? That reservation was frankly shared by director Jarreth Merz, who went to Ghana to make a much more personal film and ended up documenting this landmark election because it turned out to be too compelling to turn away from, a judgment viewers are likely to agree with.
NEWS
December 30, 2000 | From Reuters
The nation's opposition standard-bearer, John Kufuor, won a historic presidential election as the West African nation voted for change after two decades of rule by Jerry J. Rawlings. With more than 90% of votes tallied from Thursday's runoff election, officials said Kufuor had 57%, compared with 43% for Vice President John Atta Mills, a Rawlings protege. In New York, U.N.
WORLD
December 8, 2008 | Times Wire Reports
Officials began counting ballots in presidential and parliamentary elections in Ghana. In courtyards throughout the capital, election officials put tape around plywood tables and began sorting ballots. Onlookers whooped as the stack for their choice grew taller.
WORLD
June 14, 2005 | Edwin Chen, Times Staff Writer
One of President Bush's signature aid programs for promoting democracy and good governance in the developing world came under fire Monday from several African presidents, who complained during an Oval Office meeting that red tape was delaying desperately needed assistance.
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November 6, 2011
The 2011 Holiday Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through early January. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. Nov. 9 J. Edgar A biopic about the life of J. Edgar Hoover, who ran the FBI for nearly 50 years. With Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Watts, Armie Hammer and Judi Dench. Written by Dustin Lance Black. Directed by Clint Eastwood. Warner Bros. Pictures Nov. 11 11-11-11 A famous author who has lost his wife and son travels to Spain to see his estranged brother and dying father, where he discovers that the time 11:11 is tied to tragic events.
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