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Ghana's President John Atta Mills Dead at 68

Ghana's President John Atta Mills has died at the age of 68. The Ghanaian minister of information, Fritz Baffour, confirmed the president's death in a phone interview with VOA. The official Ghana News Agency, quoting a statement from the office of the presidency, reports that Mills died Tuesday at a ...

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John Atta Mills, who ran three times for president before being elected in the closest vote in the country's history on a platform vowing to reform the West African country, died Tuesday, according to Information Minister Fritz Baffour. He was 68.

Ghana's President John Atta Mills dies - BBC News

The President of Ghana, John Atta Mills, has died at the age of 68 . He had been suffering from throat cancer for some time. The country's vice-president has been sworn as leader and will hold office until the country's scheduled presidential elections which are due in December.

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As president, Mills oversaw the start of oil production in the country. He was planning to run for a second term in December. Breaking News: Ghana's President John Atta Mills Dies Aged 68 added by on July 24, 2012

Ghana's President John Atta Mills Dead at 68 - VOA …

DAKAR — Ghana's president, John Atta Mills, died Tuesday at a military hospital in Accra shortly after falling ill. Officials did not give a cause of death.

Ghana's President Atta Mills dies at 68 - The Boston …

President John Atta Mills vowed to spread Ghana's wealth stemming from newly discovered offshore oil fields, but his death Tuesday came before he could finish his first term in this West African nation long held up as a model of democracy.

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... (aged 68) Accra, Ghana: Resting ... Under Mills, Ghana's stable economy experienced ... Junction was renamed President John Atta Mills Street by ...

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Jul 25, 2012· ACCRA, Ghana - President John Atta Mills' election victory secured Ghana's reputation as one of the most mature democracies in West Africa, a position further solidified Tuesday when the vice-president took over only hours after the 68-year-old president died five months before finishing his first ...

Obituary: Ghana's President John Atta Mills - BBC News

Ghana's President John Atta Mills, who has died at the age of 68, was known to his supporters as "The Prof" - a reference to his long academic career.

Ghana's President Atta Mills died at age 68 - CBS News

(AP) ACCRA, Ghana - John Atta Mills, who was elected president in the closest vote in Ghana's history and then led the West African country amid newfound oil wealth, died Tuesday just months before the end of his first term. He was 68. Ghanaian state-run television stations GTV and TV3 broke into ...

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Ghanaian President John Atta Mills died Tuesday, just days after his 68th birthday and five months before the end of his first term in office. A televised address from Chief of Staff John Henry Martey Newman broke the news to shocked Ghanaians that Atta Mills passed away Tuesday afternoon at the ...

Ghana's President John Atta Mills Dead At 68

The president of the West African nation of Ghana, John Evans Atta Mills, has died at age 68, according to a statement released by the president's chief of staff on Tuesday.

Ghana's President Atta Mills dies at 68 - Washington …

Jul 24, 2012· President John Atta Mills vowed to help spread the wealth from Ghana's newly discovered offshore oil fields, though his death Tuesday came before the 68-year-old could even finish his first term in this West African nation long held up as a …

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Ghanaian President John Atta Mills vowed to help spread the wealth from Ghana's newly discovered offshore oil fields, but his death July 24 came before the 68-year-old could finish his first term in t...

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Jul 25, 2012· JOHANNESBURG — Ghanaian President John Atta Mills, who vowed that the nation's oil reserves would be used for the good of the people, died Tuesday shortly after becoming ill, officials said. Mills, who turned 68 on Saturday, had planned to run for a second term as president in December. According ...

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Jul 25, 2012· A respected if uncharismatic former law professor, Mr. Atta Mills presided over Ghana's continuing experiment in stable democracy.

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President John Atta Evans Mills of Ghana died unexpectedly at a military hospital yesterday in Accra, less than five months to a presidential election holding on December 7.

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Jul 25, 2012· Ghana's president John Atta Mills has died at the age of 68, just hours after being taken ill in the capital Accra. His death in an Accra hospital was confirmed in a statement released by his office and came just days after he celebrated his birthday. He was reportedly suffering from throat cancer ...

Ghana's Atta Mills dies at 68 - Vanguard News

Ghanaian President John Evans Atta Mills died of cardiac arrest yesterday at a military hospital in Accra on the day he was scheduled to be in Abuja on a one day working visit.

Ghana's President Dies: What's Next? - Fair Observer

With the untimely death of Ghana's president the nation's state of democracy is put to the test. On 24 July 2012, a dark shroud of sadness seemed to have cascaded over the sub-Saharan nation of Ghana owing to a bright light in the person of Professor John Evans Fiifi Atta Mills, President of the Republic of Ghana who died at the age of 68.

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ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — President John Atta Mills' election victory secured Ghana's reputation as one of the most stable democracies in West Africa, though his death Tuesday came before the 68-year-old could finish his first term in office. Hours later, Vice President President John Mahama took the ...

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Ghanaian President John Atta Mills has died at the age of 68, a statement from the president's office says. He has been serving as the west African nation's president …

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Jul 24, 2012· President John Atta Mills vowed to help spread the wealth from Ghana's newly discovered offshore oil fields, though his death Tuesday came before the 68-year-old could even finish his first term in this West African nation long held up as a …

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State-run television in Ghana has said President John Atta Mills has died. He was 68.

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ACCRA, Ghana (AP) -- President John Atta Mills vowed to help spread the wealth from Ghana's newly discovered offshore oil fields, though his death Tuesday came before the 68-year-old could...

Ghana's President John Atta Mills dies at age 68 | CBC …

John Atta Mills, who ran three times for president before being elected in the closest vote in Ghana's history on a platform vowing to reform the West African country, has died at age 68.

Ghana President, John Atta Mills, dies at 68 - Firstpost

Ghana's President John Atta Mills, who won international praise for presiding over a stable model democracy in Africa, died suddenly on Tuesday and his vice-president was quickly sworn in to replace him.