University of Ghana Notable Alumni
University of Ghana Notable Alumni are everywhere. These alumni are making great impact in our world today. Some of the notable alumni are listed below;
Anas Aremeyaw Anas – Investigative Journalist with Insight TWI: The World Investigates, CEO of Tiger Eye Private Investigations, Executive Director of The Crusading Guide
- Patrick Kwateng Acheampong – Inspector General of Police of the Ghana Police Service (2005–09)
- George Kingsley Acquah – Chief Justice of Ghana (2003–07). Peter Ala Adjetey – former speaker of the Parliament of Ghana (2001–05).
- Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, – Chairman of the Electoral Commission of Ghana
- Mabel Agyemang née Banful (also Yamoa) – Appeal Court judge for the Commonwealth Secretariat, served in the judiciaries of the governments of Ghana, The Gambia and Swaziland.
- Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo – former Foreign minister and former Attorney-General of Ghana.
- K. Y. Amoako – former UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa.
- Reverend Sam Korankye Ankrah – Apostle General of the Royalhouse Chapel International
- John Atta Mills – former Law professor and Vice-President of Ghana (1997–2001), President of Ghana (2009-12).
- George Ayittey – economist, author, and president of the Free Africa Foundation, professor at American University, associate scholar at the Foreign Policy Research Institute.
- Kwesi Botchwey – former law lecturer and nance minister of Ghana
- Mohamed Ibn Chambas – Executive Secretary of the Economic Community of West African States.
- Kwesi Dickson – former President of Methodist Church Ghana.
- Kwabena Dufuor – Finance Minister and former Governor of the Bank of Ghana.
- Komla Dumor – television news presenter for the BBC World, presenting BBC World News and Africa Business Report. 2003 winner of Journalist of the Year award given by the Ghana Journalist Association.
- Charles Odamtten Easmon – rst Ghanaian surgeon and rst Dean of University of Ghana Medical School.
- Nana Effah-Apenteng was the Permanent Representative of Ghana to the United Nations between May 2000 and 2007.
- Akin Euba – Nigerian composer, musicologist and pianist, Andrew Mellon Professor of Music at the University of Pittsburgh.
- Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng – cardiothoracic surgeon and Chief Executive of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, first black African to perform heart transplant and established the National Cardiothoracic Centre.
- Ken Kanda – a diplomat, he is the Permanent Representative of Ghana to the United Nations.
- Akua Kuenyehia – Vice-President, International Criminal Court (2003- Date)
- John Dramani Mahama – Vice-President of Ghana (2009–12) and President of Ghana (2012 to present)
- Vicki Miles-LaGrange (born 1953) – Chief U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma, first African-American woman to be U.S. attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma, and the rst AfricanAmerican female elected to the Oklahoma Senate.
- Tawiah Modibo Ocran – Judge of the Supreme Court of Ghana (2004– 08).
- David Ofori-Adjei – elected to the Council of the Division of Clinical Pharmacology of the International Union of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology in 2000.
- Aaron Mike Oquaye – former Minister of Communication (2005–09) and Member of Parliament for Dome-Kwabenya (2005 to present).
- Ebenezer Sekyi-Hughes – Speaker of Parliament of Ghana (7 January 2005 – 6 January 2009).
- Tsatsu Tsikata – former Chief Executive of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation and Law lecturer at the University of Ghana.
- Godwin Kemetse – President & Co-founder of the Scholars With A Strategy also known as Team SWAS in the university circles.
- Georgina Theodora Wood – first female Chief Justice of Ghana (since 2007).
- Kofi Awoonor – Ghanaian poet and author whose work combined the poetic traditions of his native Ewe people and contemporary and religious symbolism to depict Africa during decolonization
- Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur – Vice President of the Republic of Ghana since 2012