Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Breaking news: Ghanaian president John Atta Mill dies

Prof. John Evans Fifii Atta Mills (21 July 1944 - 24 July 2012) was the third President of the Fourth Republic of Ghana. He was inaugurated on 7 January 2009, having defeated the ruling party candidate Nana Akufo-Addo in the 2008 election.

He was Vice-President from 1997 to 2001 under President Jerry Rawlings, and stood unsuccessfully in the 2000 and 2004 presidential elections as the candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).

He died, 24 July 2012.

May his soul rest in peace.