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John Dramani Mahama

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


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Sunny side of Washington

Behind the smiles in Washington when President John Mahama and United States Secretary of State John Kerry signed a US$500 million credit on 5 August, lay growing concern about Ghana's economy...


Red is the colour

His Vice-President, John Dramani Mahama, took over amid a wave of sympathy, then went on to win the 2012 elections narrowly but his National Democratic Congress (NDC) government has been dragged down this year by a series of economic and political missteps...

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Letting a crisis go to waste

Although the judges confirmed John Mahama's victory in the presidential election, they pointed to several areas of the electoral system that needed reform and much closer oversight...


The wizard of Accra

Opposition activists like to portray President John Dramani Mahama as a kind of latter day Wizard of Oz, appearing to preside over a functioning government and thriving economy when, in reality, there is just chaos and confusion behind the curtain...

Economic fires For the next two years, President John Mahama and the National Democratic Congress government will have to spend most of their time putting out economic fires...


Deficit blues

On paper, President John Mahama and his team should be cruising...


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Keïta’s test of words and deeds

Other leaders there to endorse Keïta included Nigeria’s Goodluck Jonathan and Ghana's John Dramani Mahama alongside Tunisia’s Interim President Moncef Marzouki and King Mohamed VI of Morocco, who has been increasing his engagement with West Africa...


Drill-ship in the dock

Power-brokers in the governing National Democratic Congress and opposition New Patriotic Party are squaring up for a fresh courtroom battle after the Supreme Court upheld President John Mahama’s December election victory in a landmark decision on 29 August (AC Vol 54 No 18, The court lowers the curtain)...


The Court lowers the curtain

That is how long Justice William Atuguba, Chairman of the nine-member Supreme Court panel, spent on 29 August on delivering the judges’ ruling in favour of President John Mahama...


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