Ghana President John Atta Mills dies at age of 68

July 24, 2012 19:30

ACCRA - Ghana's President John Atta Mills has died, according to a statement sent by the president's office to Reuters on Tuesday.

"It is with a heavy heart...that we announce the sudden and untimely death of the president of the Republic of Ghana," the statement said.It said the president, 68, died a few hours after being taken ill but no further details were given.

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