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Sam Jonah (Samuel Esson Jonah)

Date of Birth: 19/11/1949
Place of Birth: Obuasi, Ghana


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Budget battles as election race heats up

Ibrahim Mahama has been active behind the scenes in the Obuasi mine dispute, attracting criticism from figures such as Sam Jonah, who was born in Obuasi and is a former President of AngloGold Ashanti (AC Vol 43 No 15, I'm Sam, fly me)...

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The new exploration grounds

Central African Republic: CAR is witnessing a scramble between Cogema and UraMin, whose Non-Executive Chairman is former Anglo Goldfields chief Sam Jonah, which eventually received the Bakouma permit...


Succession for sale

The much less moneyed Trevor Ncube, majority shareholder of the Zimbabwe Independent (Zimind), has bought South Africa's Weekly Mail and Guardian from Britain's Guardian newspapers, raising the capital through the African Banking Corporation (ABC), which is also linked to Mawere and has Ghana's Sam Jonah on the board; Ncube has also received funds from George Soros' Open Society foundation...


I'm Sam, fly me

Sam Jonah resigned as Chairman of Ghana Airways on 2 July after the cabinet failed to approve his preferred rescue plan for the airline and the removal of the Chairman of the Management Task Force, Kofi Kwakwa, a friend of President John Kufuor's younger brother, George...


Grabbing at growth

A forensic audit is likely to recommend drastic measures; a new board of directors, chaired by Sam Jonah, Chief Executive of Ashanti Goldfields Company (AC Vol 42 No 25), may have to choose between selling off or liquidating the airline...


No shine on gold

Sam Jonah, Ashanti's Chief Executive, argues that continuous meddling by the Rawlings government prevented the company from joining the big league when it was ready and scuppered efforts to diversify into platinum when the gold price kept on downwards...


Tarnished gold

Sam Jonah, Ashanti's Chief Executive, is an old adversary of Rawlings...


Saudi white knight

A deal with Waleed might also appeal to Rawlings: he would be able to hold back Lonmin and sideline their director and Ashanti Chief Executive, Sam Jonah...


Reforming the reformers

He is, however, a close friend of Ashanti Goldfields' Chief Executive Sam Jonah, who is also unpopular in the inner sanctum of the NDC...


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