Distinguished Speaker Seminar: H.E. John Mahama

H.E John Mahama, former President of Ghana will give his insightful lecture at Saïd Business School in collaboration with the African Studies Centre and the Oxford Africa Business Alliance.



President John Mahama was the President of Ghana from 2012 to 2017. Previously, he served as Vice President between 2009 and 2012. He is a communication expert, historian and writer and the presidential candidate of Ghana’s National Democratic Congress (NDC) for the 2020 presidential election. He is the author of My First Coup d'État and Other True Stories From the Lost Decades of Africa (2012).


The lecture will include an audience Q&A moderated by Prof. Wale Adebanwi, Director of the Africa Studies Centre & Rhodes Professor of Race Relations.


16:30 - Registration opens
17:00 - Event starts
18:00 - Drinks reception
19:00 - Close

About the event:

Please note once the main room is full you will be directed to an overflow room to watch the beamed talk, so arrive early to avoid disappointment. Late arrivals will also be sent to the overflow room. This event is free to attend but registration on Eventbrite is essential. Spaces are limited and tickets are non-transferable so please use the ticket link below to confirm your attendance:


The seminar is open for anyone to attend and will take place at Saïd Business School.