ACCRA, Ghana – Ghana's supreme court has upheld the results of the last presidential election after opposition officials challenged them.
Justice William Atuguba read the announcement Thursday, which confirms President John Mahama's victory.
The New Patriotic Party had cited irregularities in the vote held in December.
The country's electoral body declared Mahama won the election with 50.7 percent of the vote, according to the country's electoral body. Opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo came in second with 47.7 percent of the vote.
Ghana, a nation of 25 million on Africa's western seaboard, is one of the few established and stable democracies in the region.