Biography

John Dramani Mahama born 29 November 1958 was the President of the Republic of Ghana. He is a communication expert, historian, writer, former Member of Parliament and Minister of State, and former Vice-President of the Republic of Ghana. He succeeded to the Presidency following the death of John Atta Mills on 24 July 2012.

Early years and education

Mr. Mahama was born in Damango, which is in the Northern Region of Ghana. His father Mr. Emmanuel Adama Mahama was the first Member of Parliament for the West Gonja Constituency and the first Regional Commissioner of the Northern Region during Ghana's First Republic. Upon the successful completion of that programme, Mr. Mahama then went on to pursue an additional postgraduate diploma, this one in social psychol...

Read more »

NDC In the News
Videos
play video

Didn't you tell your husband you were receiving allowance? - John Boadu asks Lordina Mahama

play video

John Mahama cuts short trip to help victims of motorbike accident

play video

You'll be wasting your time if you decide to contest Mahama - Lawyer tells likely candidates in NDC

play video

Military in Parliament an ‘abomination’ – Mahama

play video

Mahama reveals why he’s challenging 2020 election results

play video

Understand me when I say I won’t concede – Mahama appeals

play video

Businessman Ibrahim Mahama displays his Mercedes GTS AMG sports car

play video

Akufo-Addo’s refusal to fix deplorable roads slowing our campaign – Mahama