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John Dramani Mahama on the Lost Decades of Africa

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

John Dramani Mahama, Vice President of Ghana, tells of coming-of-age in Ghana during the difficult post-independence years. In My First Coup d'Etat: And Other True Stories from the Lost Decades of Africa he shares personal stories that work as fables, history, cultural and political analyses, and as memoir of a young man who would grow up to be vice president of his nation.

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John Dramani Mahama

Comments [3]

Robin Datta from Fresno CA

Not lost, but stolen - through deft manoeuvres by the same cabal of imperialists who overtly ruled them before.

Jul. 10 2012 08:04 PM

Africa has no place to go but up.

Jul. 10 2012 01:57 PM
fuva from harlemworld

Um, hello, hasn't Ghnana been less chaotic than other "African" countries mostly because they had no oil? Until recently, of course. I wonder how they'll fare going forward, given the discovery of oil deposits...

Jul. 10 2012 01:50 PM

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