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Ghana's President John Atta Mills dies

The President of Ghana, John Atta Mills, has died at the age of 68

He had been suffering from throat cancer for some time.

The country's vice-president has been sworn as leader and will hold office until the country's scheduled presidential elections which are due in December.

Julie Peacock reports.

  • 25 Jul 2012
  • From the section Africa