H.E John Mahama

In conversation with H.E. John Mahama

Distinguished Speaker Seminar

The former President of Ghana will give a lecture and Q&A in collaboration with the African Studies Centre and Oxford Africa Business Alliance.

H.E 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 view a livestream of the event, so arrive early to avoid disappointment.
  • Spaces are limited and tickets are non-transferable so registration is essential. Please use the Register button above to confirm your attendance.
  • The seminar is open for anyone to attend and will take place at Saïd Business School.