Ghana's president won re-election on Sunday, however some doubt its legitimacy.
President John Dramani Mahama won re-election, however the opposition party New Patriotic Party claims the election was fraudulent. Machines using fingerprint technology to identify voters malfunctioned and officials were forced to extend voting to the next day.Also the late arrival of voting materials left voters standing in line for over 12 hours.
Opponent and leader of the New Patriotic Party Nana Akufo-Addo lost the election 47.7 percent to 50.7 percent (BBC).
"Considering the closeness of the polls this error is very significant and goes to the heart of the credibility of the results," said Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey, chairman of the opposition party (USA Today).
Protesters took to the streets on Sunday asking the government withhold the results of the election until after the election audit was completed. Police tear gassed and stunned the them, until they dispersed.
International observers, however, endorse the election calling it free and fair.