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A close watch on Ghana's election

The votes are being counted in Ghana's presidential election. And after troubled and sometimes violent elections elsewhere in Africa, the process is under scrutiny as much as the results. The World's Laura Lynch reports from Ghana's capital city, Accra.

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Cuba's ladies in white

Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Michael Voss in Havana, about the protesters known as 'The Ladies in White.'; wives and mothers of jailed opposition activists. Lately their peaceful marches have been disrupted by crowds of pro-government supporters.

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Fraud Claims Cloud Afghan Election Results

The second-ever democratic elections in Afghanistan were hailed as a success for democracy, but now the results are being plagued by allegations of fraud. The Takeaway talks with Brian Katulis, who served as an election observer in Afghanistan.