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John Agyekum Kufuor (John Kufuor)
Ghana

John Agyekum Kufuor (John Kufuor)

Date of Birth: 8/12/1938
Place of Birth: Kumasi, Ashanti Region


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A moment of truth for the General

As the first results came through on the previous evening, a trio of former presidents – Ghana's John Kufuor (who headed the election mission of the Economic Community of West African States), Malawi's Bakili Muluzi (heading the Commonwealth Observer Mission) and Liberia's Amos Sawyer – visited Jonathan to encourage him accept the results and slap down any attempt by his more rampant followers to derail the electoral process...

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Drill-ship in the dock

GNPC officials say the courts are likely also to hear claims of conflicts of interest over the choice of foreign lawyers after the NPP government dropped GNPC’s legal team – and of an unhealthy relationship between Société Générale and the government of ex-President John Kufuor...


The vote on trial

The core group around Akufo-Addo, led by Akyem people from his native Eastern Region, has since 2008 marginalised many founding members seen as loyal to ex-President John Agyekum Kufuor and his Ashanti business friends...


How the parties judge the judges

• Julius Ansah, from Ashanti Region, was appointed to the Court by former President John Kufuor (NPP) and his loyalties are said to lie that way...


Why are they waiting?

Others in the NPP, such as banker Kwame Pianim, Charles Wereko-Brobbey (a former head of the state-owned Volta River Authority power utility), and former President John Agyekum Kufuor argue that the party’s decision to boycott parliamentary proceedings, such as the vetting of Mahama’s ministerial appointees, is self-defeating...


The democracy question

In 2004, the situation was reversed: the NDC, then in opposition, challenged the Electoral Commission’s announcement that the NPP’s President John Kufuor had won a second term...


Contributions gratefully received

Britain’s Vodafone, which negotiated the purchase of its remarkably cheap licence with former President John Agyekum Kufuor, is seen as close to the NPP...


Great expectations

It looks more united than in 2008, when the outgoing NPP President John Agyekum Kufuor stayed largely aloof from the campaign...


Ellen wants first-round win

Ghanaian former President John Agyekum Kufuor is among those meeting all presidential candidates to remind them of their responsibilities...


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