John Atta Mills, President of Ghana, dies at 68

Ghana’s President, John Atta Mills died today at age 68. Mills narrowly won the presidency in 2009 and was reportedly planning to run for a second term in December. According to the BBC, mills died of throat cancer.

John Dramani Mahama, his vice-president, has been sworn in as his replacement in a ceremony in the capital.

Our heartfelt condolences to the people of Ghana.

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