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John Dramani Mahama

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


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Mortgages and minerals

He discussed the skills of Korean construction companies with Vice-President John Mahama and talked about the possibility of providing ships to patrol Ghana's territorial waters...


A business and strategic foray

Soon after the departure of Lieberman, a hardliner on Palestine, Vice-President John Mahama opened a photographic exhibition on Palestine at Accra’s Freedom Centre...


The Mills grind slowly

Other targets are Vice-President John Dramani Mahama; Paul Victor ('PV') Obeng, who headed Mills's political transition team; the brothers Kwamena, Kwesi and Ato Ahwoi; former Finance Minister Kwame Peprah; and the NDC's one-time éminence grise, former security chief Kojo Tsikata...

Rawlings and his wife, Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings, opposed the choice of John Mahama as Atta Mills's running mate, preferring Betty Mould-Idrissu, who is now Minister of Justice and Attorney General...


Back to the battleground

However, Mills' appointment of John Mahama (who has publicly differed with Rawlings) as his running-mate countered accusations of his subservience to Rawlings...


Two and a half cheers for democracy

Prominent among Mills’s transition team are: Brigadier General (retired) Joseph Nunoo-Mensah, Rawlings’s former Chief of Defence Staff; Paul Victor Obeng, his Prime Minister in 1982-96, who heads Mills’s team; James Victor Gbeho, Rawlings’s longest-serving Foreign Minister; Betty Mould-Iddrisu, who lost the battle for the vice-presidential ticket to John Dramani Mahama, despite the backing of Rawlings and his wife, Nana Konadu Agyeman; AlhajiMahama Iddrisu, Mould-Iddrisu’s husband and Rawlings’s long- time Defence Minister; Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, former Communications Minister and Rawlings’s personal choice to replace Mills at the 2006 NDC party congress...


A rough beginning

The NDC and its presidential candidate, John Atta Mills, had hoped that his running mate, John Dramani Mahama, would attract votes from the three northern regions...


Running mates

The National Democratic Congress’s John Dramani Mahama, who will be 50 on 29 November, is serving his third term as NDC member of parliament for Bole-Bamboi; his father was MP for Gonja West and the first Northern regional commissioner...


The departed return

With John Dramani Mahama as Mills's running mate, and the return of Obeng, Botchwey and the Reform quartet, the NDC's policy team gains gravitas and experience...


Trouble at Mills's

The National Democratic Congress flagbearer, John Evans Atta Mills, has chosen John Dramani Mahama as his running mate...


Annivesaries and elections

NDC Communications Spokesman John Dramani Mahama and parliamentary Minority leader Alban Bagbin are not in the good books of the party’s founder...


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