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John Atta Mills Dead

Leaders Mourn Death Of Ghana's Bastion Of Democracy

AP | FRANCIS KOKUTSE | Posted 10.10.2012 | World

ACCRA, Ghana — World leaders joined thousands of Ghanaians on Friday for the funeral of President John Atta Mills, who came to symbolize Ghana's...

A Nation United in Grief

Gregory Rockson | Posted 09.24.2012 | World
Gregory Rockson

In a region where the death of a president has been used as an opportunity to organize coup d'etats, the smooth and peaceful transition was unprecedented and further strengthened Ghana's democratic credentials and reaffirmed its status as a beacon of hope for Africa.

Ghana Swears In New Prez Hours After Atta Mills' Death

AP | FRANCIS KOKUTSE and KRISTA LARSON | Posted 09.23.2012 | World

ACCRA, Ghana — President John Atta Mills' election victory secured Ghana's reputation as one of the most mature democracies in West Africa, a po...

Report: President Of Ghana Dies At Age 68

Reuters | Posted 07.24.2012 | World

ACCRA, July 24 (Reuters) - Ghana's President John Atta Mills has died unexpectedly, a presidential statement said, and an aide said his death occurred...