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John Dramani Mahama

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


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Are the politicians high?

As a slew of personally damaging allegations, drawn from the cables, were discussed in detail on the feisty FM radio stations in Accra and Kumasi, Vice-President John Dramani Mahama urged journalists to concentrate on serious matters ‘such as development...


A Mills bomb for Rawlings

Vice-President John Dramani Mahama, who had remained discreet during the presidential nomination contest, is the obvious beneficiary, alongside Mills...


The revolution will be financed

Unlike the opposition, Vice-President John Dramani Mahama is confident of Ghana’s ability to repay the loan, which will increase the country’s total public debt to nearly $25 bn...


Slow movers

In early June, Parliamentary Finance Committee Chairman James Avedzi, who accompanied Vice-President John Mahama on a trip to South Korea during the initial phases of negotiation, said that the government should cancel the deal if there was no progress on the ground one year after the deal’s signing...


Squatters, pipes and rails

In early June, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Chairman Jiang Jianqing met Vice-President John Mahama at Osu Castle to discuss investment in Eastern Corridor rail projects...


Opening time at Osu Castle

Vice-President John Mahama has worked well with Mills, taking on much of the more energetic politicking and shuttle diplomacy, especially in the fractious northern region, and sharing the President’s savvy media style...


The cost of Ghana’s Asian Alliance

The STX housing project is the pet project of Ghana’s Vice-President John Mahama and is criticised on many grounds: it is poor value for money, the finance for it is not transparent and, above all, it is unnecessary because Ghanaian contractors are quite capable of building housing estates without foreign help...


Lining up for Jubilee

The Korea Petroleum Association held a refining conference at Ghana's National Petroleum Association in December 2009 to announce its interest in a joint refinery project and Vice-President John Mahama met representatives of Samsung on 16 September to discuss a dedicated oil and gas port at Cape Three Points...


Scepticism grows over STX houses

It is an important political symbol both because of the close involvement of Vice-President John Mahama in the negotiations (following an official visit to Seoul last year) and because it is the biggest deal so far contracted by the Mills administration...


Building on oil money

Vice-President John Mahama, who has been engaged in Accra’s most recent shuttle diplomacy with Seoul, has said that the government intends to work with STX to achieve a stable crude oil supply – and possible refurbishment of the refinery...


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