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John Kofi Agyekum Kufuor

John Kofi Agyekum Kufuor

John Kofi Agyekum Kufuor (born 8 December 1938) was the second President of the Fourth Republic of Ghana (2001–2009) and Chairperson of the African Union (2007–2008). His victory over John Atta Mills after the end of Jerry Rawlings' second term marked the first peaceful democratic transition of power in Ghana since the country's independence in 1957.