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John Dramani Mahama

Date of Birth: 29/11/1958
Place of Birth: Damongo, Northern Region, Ghana


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Two and a half cheers for democracy

Prominent among Mills’s transition team are: Brigadier General (retired) Joseph Nunoo-Mensah Rawlings’s former Chief of Defence Staff; Paul Victor Obeng his Prime Minister in 1982-96 who heads Mills’s team; James Victor Gbeho Rawlings’s longest-serving Foreign Minister; Betty Mould-Iddrisu who lost the battle for the vice-presidential ticket to John Dramani Mahama despite the backing of Rawlings and his wife Nana Konadu Agyeman; AlhajiMahama Iddrisu Mould-Iddrisu’s husband and Rawlings’s long- time Defence Minister; Ekwow Spio-Garbrah former Communications Minister and Rawlings’s personal choice to replace Mills at the 2006 NDC party congress...


A rough beginning

The NDC and its presidential candidate John Atta Mills had hoped that his running mate John Dramani Mahama would attract votes from the three northern regions...


Running mates

The National Democratic Congress's John Dramani Mahama who will be 50 on 29 November is serving his third term as NDC member of parliament for Bole-Bamboi; his father was MP for Gonja West and the first Northern regional commissioner...


The departed return

With John Dramani Mahama as Mills's running mate and the return of Obeng Botchwey and the Reform quartet the NDC's policy team gains gravitas and experience...


Trouble at Mills's

The National Democratic Congress flagbearer John Evans Atta Mills has chosen John Dramani Mahama as his running mate...


Annivesaries and elections

NDC Communications Spokesman John Dramani Mahama and parliamentary Minority leader Alban Bagbin are not in the good books of the party’s founder...


Penalty shoot-out

The favourite vice-presidential candidate Communications Spokesman John Dramani Mahama a northern Christian who is at ease with the NDC's voting bloc of urban Muslim Zongo communities has national appeal...


Exporting the vote

Other northerners such as NDC Foreign Affairs Spokesman John Dramani Mahama and parliamentary minority leader Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin are potential presidential flagbearers although widely believed to be too moderate for Rawlings' taste...


Now for the hard work

Four of the NDC's front-bench spokesmen held their seats comfortably: minority leader in Parliament Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin Moses Asaga John Dramani Mahama and Francis Aggrey Agbotse who defeated Elizabeth Ohene in Ho West...


Smelling an elephant

But no other car was involved and John Dramani Mahama Mumuni's rival for the vice-presidential slot called for an end to speculation until Mumuni could explain what had happened...


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