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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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Corruption claims and rows tarnish Accra's record

GNPC Managing Director Thomas Manu said last week that the government of President John Evans Atta Mills will block what Kosmos calls its 'exclusive agreement' with ExxonMobil...

With the resignation on 9 October of two ministers in the wake of the Mabey & Johnson scandal ­ Health Minister George Sipa-Adjah Yankey and Seidu Amadu, a Minister of State at the Presidency ­ John Atta Mills's government has lost three ministers to corruption claims in its first nine months in office...


A new economic team emerges

For his Council of Economic Advisors, President John Atta Mills has picked a team with wide experience of Western financial and academic institutions...


Obama's akwaaba moment

This history made it essential that Obama visit the slave fort at Cape Coast, the city which is also home to President John Atta Mills's political base...


Ghana's DC dividend

The future of Ghana's aluminium plans is a costly problem for President John Atta Mills's government, which must be hoping that one of the companies in Obama's entourage will step into the breach...


Akwaaba Obama

The 10-11 July visit to Accra of the first African-American President of the United States, Barack Hussein Obama,is a massive public relations coup for President John Evans Atta Mills's government...


The Mills grind slowly

To mark his hundredth day in office on 17 April President John Evans Atta Mills gave his government eight out of ten for trying to fight corruption, protect citizens from armed robbers, cut the costs of government and fuel prices (AC Vol 50 Nos 2 & 3)...

They all held senior positions during Flight Lieutenant (Retired) Rawlings's 1981-2001 military-cum-civilian government, in which John Atta Mills served as Vice-President; PV Obeng was effectively Prime Minister (until he resigned over corruption allegations in 1996); Tsikata ran security (until he was forced out in a squabble over control of the party); and Kwamena Ahwoi was Local Government Minister...


Sums that don't add up

Perhaps the toughest job in President John Atta Mills's government is the Finance and Economic Planning portfolio, held by Kwabena Duffuor...


Lining up the Mills team

Three weeks after being sworn in as President in succession to John Agyekum Kufuor, Professor John Evans Atta Mills has completed his cabinet line-up and set about formulating an economic blueprint which he hopes will last throughout his four-year term...


Is Rawlings the back-seat driver?

President John Evans Atta Mills tactfully tries to distance himself from Rawlings' excesses and from his dodgier friends...

Six months ago, John Atta Mills told Africa Confidential in Accra that he had grave concerns about Acheampong's management of the police and its failure to act against drug trafficking...


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