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Biography of Jerry John Rawlings

Jerry John Rawlings (22 June 1947 – 12 November 2020) was a Ghanaian military officer, aviator and politician who led the country for a brief period in 1979, and then from 1981 to 2001. He led a military junta until 1992, and then served two terms as the democratically elected president of Ghana. Rawlings came to …

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Biography of John Evans Fiifi Atta Mills

John Evans Fiifi Atta Mills (21 July 1944 – 24 July 2012) was a Ghanaian politician and legal scholar who served as President of Ghana from 2009 until his death in 2012. He was inaugurated on 7 January 2009, having defeated the governing party candidate Nana Akufo-Addo in the 2008 Ghanaian presidential election. He was previously the Vice-President from 1997 to …

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Bio of John Dramani Mahama: The Journey of a Ghanaian Statesman, Politician and Leader

John Dramani Mahama,born 29 November 1958) is a Ghanaian politician who served as President of Ghana from 24 July 2012 to 7 January 2017. He previously served as Vice President of Ghana from January 2009 to July 2012, and took office as president on 24 July 2012 following the death of his predecessor, John Evans Fiifi Attah Mills. …

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Bio of Nana Akufo-Addo: The Road to Ghana’s Presidency

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, born 29 March 1944) is a Ghanaian politician who has served as the president of Ghana since 2017. He previously served as Attorney General from 2001 to 2003 and as Minister for Foreign Affairs from 2003 to 2007 under the Kufuor-led administration. Akufo-Addo first ran for president in 2008 and again in 2012, both times as the candidate of the New …

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