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John Evans Atta Mills

Date of Birth: 21/07/1944
Place of Birth: Tarkwa, Western Region
Died: 24/07/2012


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Tax and spend dilemmas

The 'social democratic' NDC, which adopts tax-and-spend policies – with the emphasis on 'spend' – opposed ending these measures, introduced under Presidents John Atta Mills and Mahama...

Founded in 1997 by Kwabena Duffuor, later Finance Minister under Presidents John Atta Mills and John Dramani Mahama, uniBank had connections to the then ruling National Democratic Congress that made it too hot to touch...

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Unending flow of Cashgate

She is still on the international speakers' circuit and was last seen in Ghana delivering a commemorative lecture on the fourth anniversary of the death of President John Evans Atta Mills...


Red is the colour

The date had an added significance as it marks the second anniversary of the death in office of President John Evans Atta Mills...

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The wizard of Accra

The last time that happened was under his predecessor John Evans Atta Mills in mid-2011 (AC Vol 42 No 10, All for the sake of the party)...


Row over exiles

In April 2011 Ghana’s late President John Evans Atta Mills prevailed on Paul Yao N’Dré, the fugitive President of Côte d’Ivoire’s Constitutional Court and a key Gbagbo ally, to go back to Abidjan, where he met Ouattara just after Gbagbo’s forces had been defeated (AC Vol 52 No 8, A resolution in Abidjan)...


The vote on trial

Some in the NDC see Mahama as an accidental President: he succeeded to the office from the vice-presidency on the death of President John Evans Atta Mills, on 24 July last year...


How the parties judge the judges

• Nasiru Sulemana (‘Sulley’) Gbadegbe, from Volta, was appointed by former President John Atta Mills but is non-partisan and particularly tough on procedural rules...


A tough one hundred days

The death of his predecessor, John Evans Atta Mills, on 24 July 2012 left Mahama obliged to fight December’s national elections with the same policies and more or less the same team from the National Democratic Congress (NDC, AC Vol 53 No 16, Politicking after the mourning & Obsequies and summitry)...


Why are they waiting?

Kyerematen has the endorsement of the African Union and the enthusiastic support of Ghana’s NDC government, first under President John Atta Mills and then under Mahama...


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