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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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Housing scheme crumbles

The failure of the scheme, which was one of President John Atta Mills’s biggest initiatives, could damage senior politicians, including Vice-President John Mahama...


A pipeline of votes

This June, Botchwey, Yankey and Presidential Energy Advisor Amarquaye Armar were on the brink of persuading President John Evans Atta Mills to sign a deal giving Italy’s Eni and Russia’s Lukoil (alongside oil trader Vitol) exclusive rights to build all the gas infrastructure in Ghana...


The IMF and the Chinese loan puzzle

Despite bluster from officials, President John Evans Atta Mills’s government is not about to break with the IMF over this...


Are the politicians high?

Opposition parties are demanding explanations about a conversation in which John Atta Mills told US Ambassador Pamela Bridgewater on 7 March, 2006 that Ghana’s politics were ‘very polarised and ethnically divided’ and referred to NPP plans for ‘a great Ashanti project’ as ‘terrifying’...


A Mills bomb for Rawlings

A special congress of Ghana’s governing NDC on 8-9 July rejected her attempt to take the party leadership from Professor John Evans Atta Mills, who has been national President since January 2009 and has 18 months to serve of his four-year mandate...


Oil and reality

After a rocky start, relations between Kosmos and President John Atta Mills’s government have improved...


Parallel lines

The conference pits former first lady Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings against President John Evans Atta Mills...


All for the sake of the party

For the first time since the return to constitutional rule in 1992, a sitting President, John Evans Atta Mills (AC Vol 51 No 21), is being challenged by one (and perhaps two) members of his own party...


Elections on trial

Of the seven leaders present, four had credible electoral mandates: Ghana’s John Atta Mills, Liberia’s Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Mali’s Amani Toumani Touré and Senegal’s Abdoulaye Wade...


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