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John Dramani Mahama

Date of Birth: 29/11/1958
Place of Birth: Damongo, Northern Region, Ghana


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The debt merry-go-round

The opposition New Patriotic Party, which negotiated an historic debt reduction deal with the Fund and World Bank when it was in power a decade ago, accuses President John Dramani Mahama's government of profligacy and running up unsustainable debts to secure electoral victory...


Budget battles as election race heats up

More warnings came in a World Bank report pointing out that inequalities were growing sharply between the southern rainforest regions and the northern savannah, President John Dramani Mahama's base...

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A disputed state of the nation

On 25 February, a smiling President John Dramani Mahama strolled into Parliament in Accra sporting a well-tailored red, blue and white dashiki shirt, to deliver a three hour State of the Nation Address...

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Power cuts may sway polls

President John Dramani Mahama and his National Democratic Congress (NDC) party have the advantages of incumbency, and the considerable executive authority and powers of patronage that come with it under the constitution...


A helping hand from the Washington twins

Smiling broadly and sporting his trademark northern smock, on 7 September John Mahama submitted his application in Accra to stand again as the governing party's presidential candidate in next year's election...

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The politics of dumsor-dumsor

Worse still for President John Dramani Mahama's government, power shortages are increasing amid a torrent of other problems: rising inflation and interest rates, falling economic growth and a weakening currency together with the threat of deep cuts in public spending and job losses...


Firefighters against an inferno

President John Mahama's government faces a tough choice between deep cuts in recurrent costs – with wage cuts and redundancies on the state payroll – and abandoning some much needed capital investment to develop power and water services, said an official close to the talks...

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Finding the funds

Prospects for a deal have been complicated by a statement from President John Dramani Mahama that Ghana would struggle to agree to the IMF's demand for a three-year freeze in public sector wages...


Popping the gas balloon

Yankey has promised President John Mahama that it will be fully operational by December...


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