Ghana Swears in New President After Death of Atta Mills

Ghanaian President John Atta Mills died suddenly on Tuesday while receiving medical attention, reportedly suffering from throat cancer. His vice president, John Dramani Mahama, was sworn in hours after his death was announced.
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John Dramani Mahama is sworn in as President Of Ghana.

resident John Evans Atta Mills addressing Parliament

John Atta Mills, one of Ghana's presidential challengers in Sunday's elections, on the campaign trail.

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