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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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The revolution will be financed

housing project with Jiangsu International Group in Angola, which signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ghanaian government during President John Atta Mills’s September 2010 trip to Beijing (AAC Vol 3 No 12, A consensual affair)...


Highway to development

More than halfway through President John Atta Mills’s ‘Action Year’ and almost a year since the government first announced that Ghana’s Eastern Corridor was to be rehabilitated, a late July pledge from the China State Construction Engineering Corporation suggests that the development is closer to kick-off...


Best laid plans

Critics of President John Atta Mills’s trade deals with China are claiming that two of the biggest financing arrangements are unlikely to go ahead as planned...


Oil joy, debt worry

promised from Beijing during President John Atta Mills’s visit to China last month, Abbey said such levels of debt looked ‘unsustainable’, regardless of projected oil revenues...


The politics of no

This exclusive and binding agreement between ExxonMobil and Kosmos foundered on the concerted opposition of the GNPC, Minister of Energy Joe Oteng-Adjei and ultimately, President John Evans Atta Mills...

’ In late July, John Atta Mills set up a committee to review the transaction and suggest a way to resolve the dispute...


A government team in the oil battle

President John Evans Atta Mills has remained above the fray throughout the dispute between the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) and Kosmos Energy but has set up two committees to advise him on policy on the contentious sale...


Storm in an oil barrel

Since then, President John Atta Mills’s government has blocked the deal, initially because of a complex dispute between the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation and Kosmos about the company’s use of Ghana’s geophysical data in the sale negotiations...


The 3.8 billion dollar question

That will make it all the more difficult for President John Atta Mills’s committee to reach a speedy conclusion on the matter...


Oil spill

Last September, the normally mild-mannered President John Atta Mills was irate when he learned of the Kosmos sale from ExxonMobil officials on a trip to New York...


Oil and optimism

That at least is the hope of President John Evans Atta Mills, the tax law specialist-turned-politician who is battling to use oil revenue to finance an industrialisation programme...

Ex-President and party founder Jerry John Rawlings, who hand-picked his then Vice-President, John Atta Mills, as his successor in 1999, has been leading a campaign known as ‘You take your government and I’ll take my party...


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