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Ghana's Parliament Plunged Into Darkness as Energy Crisis Hits Home

Ghana's parliament was thrown into darkness by a power outage on Wednesday, leading to jeers from the opposition as MPs flipped open their mobile phones to use as flashlights. The blackout, which held up proceedings in the 275-member house for nearly an hour according to officials and lawmakers, was symbolic of the energy crisis the West African nation has been wrestling with for three years. "The lights went off suddenly and the [meeting] chamber was plunged into darkness.......

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