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us: Kufuor, John Agyekum, 1938-

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    • us: Kufuor, J. A. (John Agyekum), 1938-
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        (naf) Ghana
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        (naf) Kumasi (Ghana)
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        • Organization: (naf) Church of England
        • Organization: (naf) Catholic Church
        • Organization: (naf) Progress Party (Ghana)
        • Organization: (naf) Popular Front Party (Ghana)
        • Organization: (naf) Ghana. Parliament
        • Organization: (naf) Ghana. President (2001-2009 : Kufuor)
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          (lcsh) Politicians
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        • found: Ghana, the dream of the 21st century, c2001: p. 162 (John Agyekum Kufuor; b. Dec.-8-1938) p. 163 (President J.A. Kufuor) p. 164 (Became president of Ghana in 2000)
        • found: Inauguration of the President of the Fourth Republic for a second term, 2005 (Mr. John Agyekum Kufuor (President Elect))
        • found: Wikipedia WWW site, Dec 13, 2006 (under John Kufuor: John Kofi Agyekum Kufuor; b. Dec. 8, 1938, Kumasi, Ashanti Region; president of Ghana, Jan. 7, 2001- )
        • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed February 17, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Kufuor, John; Kofi Diawuo; president, politician; born 08 December, 1938 in Asante New Town, Kumasi, Ghana; received BA degree, Oxford University's Exeter College (1964); baptized in the Anglican Church, later converted to Roman Catholicism; was head of Okomfo Anokye Chambers (1967-1969) and town clerk of Kumasi (1969); was elected member of Parliament for the Atwima Nwabagya Constituency (1969); was member of the Progress Party (PP), appointed as deputy minister for foreign affairs (1969-1972); deputy minority leader, Third Republic, minority spokesperson on Foreign Affairs on behalf of Popular Front Party; formed New Patriotic Party (NPP) (1992); elected two-term president of Republic of Ghana (2001-2008); was chosen to lead the fifty-three- member African Union (2007); was named World Food Program (WFP) global ambassador against hunger; became member of Netherlands Development Organization (SNV) International Advisory Board (2009))
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