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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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John Dramani Mahama

When former Vice-President Mahama served under the late President John Atta Mills, the government signed billions of dollars in loans from the Chinese government...


Political storm over Chinese gas contracts

Under the late President John Atta Mills, Mahama was in Beijing in April to sign off the first $1 billion tranche of a loan from the China Development Bank to finance gas infrastructure...


Call me, maybe

The donations to the NDC took place between March and July, and included consignments of t-shirts, cups, caps, key rings and handkerchiefs bearing the party’s umbrella logo and a picture of the late President John Evans Atta Mills, who died on 24 July...


The Mahama factor

After taking over from the late President John Evans Atta Mills in July (AC Vol 53 No 17, After a unifying funeral, a divisive election), Mahama wanted to announce some substantive policy changes without stamping on his predecessor’s legacy...


The democracy question

The NDC’s challenge failed and its mild-mannered presidential candidate, John Atta Mills, bided his time until 2008, when he and the NDC won the presidency...


Elections 2012: Mahama ahead by a hair

Since he took over from the late John Evans Atta Mills in July, the diplomatic Mahama has brought a measure of unity back into NDC affairs...


The Mahama swing

Speaking on the 40th day after President John Evans Atta Mills’s death, a significant time in Ghanaian culture, Mahama pledged to boost economic growth, make government more consultative and strengthen anti-corruption institutions...


Politicking after the mourning

While their compatriots were still stunned by the news of the death of President John Evans Atta Mills on 24 July, the elders of the governing National Democratic Congress orchestrated an impressively smooth transition...


Obsequies and summitry

First, they organised a near-seamless transition after President John Evans Atta Mills's death in the afternoon of 24 July...


The founder's fury

The National Democratic Congress government is reeling from a fusillade of abuse by the party’s founder, ex-President Jerry John Rawlings, who describes the people around President John Atta Mills as ‘traitors’...


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