Ghana: Mills Begins Journey Home

A hearse carrying the remains of late President John Atta Mills who died last month journeyed through the principal streets of Accra ahead of Friday funeral ceremony that will be attended by several African heads of state.

VIDEO: Funeral For Late President Mills Begins

The three day state funeral for Professor Mills commences today. The family of the late President will inspect his body this morning at the 37 ... see more »

  • Ghana:  Mills Begins Journey Home

    Ghanaian Chronicle, 9 August 2012

    The late President John Evans Atta Mills began his final journey to his ancestors yesterday, with thousands of mourners gathered at the forecourt of the Banquet Hall of the State ... read more »

  • Africa:  Emulate Atta Mills' Leadership Qualities, Jonathan Tells African Leaders

    Vanguard, 10 August 2012

    President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday in Accra called on African leaders to emulate the exemplary leadership qualities of late Ghanaian President, John Atta Mills and his efforts ... read more »

  • Ghana:  Govt Declares Holiday for Atta Mills Funeral

    Ghanaian Chronicle, 6 August 2012

    Government has declared Friday August 10, the day the late President John Evans Atta Mills will be laid to rest a public holiday. read more »

  • Ghana:  Mills' Burial Controversy

    Public Agenda, 6 August 2012

    In four days time, the burial of late President John Evans Atta Mills would take place at a specially designated place in-between Castle Drive and Marine Drive in Accra. read more »

  • Ghana:  Donations Towards a Befitting Funeral for H.E. Prof. John Evans Atta Mills (press release)

    Government of Ghana, 4 August 2012

    The Funeral Planning Committee (FPC) acknowledges with thanks the numerous companies and individuals that have, so far, donated generously towards the funeral of our deceased ... read more »

  • Ghana:  Burial Place of Late President Mills Decided (press release)

    Government of Ghana, 3 August 2012

    It is announced for the information of the general public that following consultations and upon the recommendations of the Funeral Planning Committee, President John Mahama has ... read more »

  • Ghana:  When the Fallen President Goes Home

    Ghanaian Chronicle, 3 August 2012

    Ghanaians love the dead. But the show of emotions being exhibited in all sectors of society, following the departure to glory of President John Evans Atta Mills defies description. read more »

  • Ghana:  NDC Have Questions to Answer On Mills' Death

    Ghanaian Chronicle, 3 August 2012

    A former Presidential Spokesperson in the erstwhile Kufuor administration, Mr. Kwabena Agyapong, has stated that officials of the current administration owe Ghanaians more ... read more »

  • Ghana:  Double Burial for Mills

    Ghanaian Chronicle, 3 August 2012

    Barring any last minute changes to the latest decision by the government, the late President John Evans Atta Mills will be buried at a special place between Castle Drive and the ... read more »

  • Ghana:  President Ouattara to Attend Funeral of the Late Ghana President

    United States Embassy, 2 August 2012

    Fraternite Matin (p. 7) announces that President Ouattara is expected in Accra on August 10th to attend the funeral of the late Ghanaian President John Evans Atta Mills who died on ... read more »

  • Ghana:  National Consensus on Mills' Burial Arrangements (press release)

    Government of Ghana, 2 August 2012

    As part of the on-going consultations to build a national consensus on the funeral and burial arrangements for our late President, His Excellency Prof John Evans Atta Mills, the ... read more »

  • Ghana:  Mourning the President (opinion)

    Ghanaian Chronicle, 1 August 2012

    Former President Jerry John Rawlings, who has spent the last three and a half years attacking the leadership style of the departed Head of State of Ghana broke down in tears. Long ... read more »

  • Ghana:  Thousands Attend Special Funeral Ceremony

    Ghanaian Chronicle, 31 July 2012

    The Volta Regional capital, Ho, was thrown into a state of mourning on yesterday, following a massive funeral ceremony organised by the Volta Regional Coordinating Council (VRCC) ... read more »