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List Rules People on this list must have gone to University of Ghana and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from University of Ghana, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from University of Ghana include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished University of Ghana alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended University of Ghana are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from University of Ghana.

Items here include everything from John Atta Mills to Ama Ata Aidoo.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Ghana?” and “Which celebrities are University of Ghana alumni?”

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Dag Heward-Mills is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Dag Heward-Mills Author, Minister of religion, Teacher Bishop Dag Heward-Mills is a Christian evangelist and writer. He is the founding Bishop of the Lighthouse Chapel International denomination which was founded in 1987 in West Africa. Heward-Mills ...more

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Patrick Kwateng Acheampong is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Patrick Kwateng Acheampong Police officer, Barrister, Lawyer Patrick Kwateng Acheampong is a barrister and was the Inspector General of Police of the Ghana Police Service.

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Mohammed Ibn Chambas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Mohammed Ibn Chambas Politician, Diplomat, Lawyer Mohamed Ibn Chambas is a lawyer, diplomat, politician and academic from Ghana. In 2002 he became the Executive Secretary of the Economic Community of West African States. In 2007, he was ...more

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Vicki Miles-LaGrange is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Vicki Miles-LaGrange Judge, Politician Vicki Miles-LaGrange is the Chief U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma. She was the first African-American woman to be sworn in as U.S. attorney for the Western District of ...more

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Freddie Blay is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Freddie Blay Politician, Barrister, Lawyer Frederick Worsemao Armah Blay, popularly called Freddie Blay, is a lawyer and politician. He was a Member of Parliament in Ghana and served as the First Deputy Speaker in the Fourth Parliament ...more

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George Hagan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
George Hagan Politician, Professor Professor George Panyin Hagan, is a prominent academic and politician in Ghana.

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John Atta Mills is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
John Atta Mills Politician, Professor, Lawyer John Evans Fiifi Atta Mills was a Ghanaian politician, a lawyer, a legal scholar, a tax expert and a sports administrator who served as President of Ghana from 2009 until his death in 2012. He ...more

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Augustus Obuadum Tanoh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Augustus Obuadum Tanoh Politician, Lawyer Goosie Augustus Obuadum Tanoh is a Ghanaian politician. He is a member of the National Reform Party and represented his party in the 2000 presidential election, where he garnered 1.1% of the ...more

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Peter Ala Adjetey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Peter Ala Adjetey Politician, Lawyer Peter Ala Adjetey was the Speaker of the Parliament of Ghana from 2001 to 2005.

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Eric Amoateng is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Eric Amoateng Politician, Teacher Eric Amoateng is a politician and a former Member of Parliament in Ghana. He was arrested for drug trafficking in 2005 in the United States and jailed for drug trafficking.

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Georgina Theodora Wood is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Georgina Theodora Wood Lawyer Georgina Theodora Wood is a judge and also a former police prosecution officer. She is the Chief Justice of Ghana and the first woman to occupy that position.

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Alban Bagbin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Alban Bagbin Politician, Lawyer Alban Kingsford Sumani Bagbin is a Ghanaian politician. He was the Minister for Health in the Ghana government until February 2013 when Hanny-Sherry Ayittey took over the position. He is also ...more

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Ama Ata Aidoo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Ama Ata Aidoo Professor, Novelist, Author Professor Ama Ata Aidoo, née Christina Ama Aidoo is a Ghanaian author, poet, playwright and academic. She was also a Minister of Education in Ghana under the Jerry Rawlings ...more

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Mercy Oduyoye is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Mercy Oduyoye Theologian Mercy Amba Oduyoye is a Methodist theologian known for her work in African women's theology. She is currently the director of the Institute of African Women in Religion and Culture at Trinity ...more

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Nana Akufo-Addo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Nana Akufo-Addo Politician, Lawyer Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is a Ghanaian politician who ran for President of Ghana in the 2008 and 2012 presidential elections as the New Patriotic Party candidate. He is currently the NPP ...more

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Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng Professor, Physician, Surgeon Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng is a Ghanaian physician and cardiothoracic surgeon who established the National Cardiothoracic Center and the Ghana Red Cross Society. He is also the President of the ...more

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Kwasi Wiredu is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Kwasi Wiredu Philosopher Kwasi Wiredu is one of the foremost African philosophers working today.

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Antoine Thompson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Antoine Thompson Politician Antoine Maurice Thompson was a Democratic New York State Senator who represented the state's 60th Senate district, which includes parts of Buffalo and Tonawanda, the City of Niagara Falls and ...more

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Edward Mahama is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Edward Mahama Politician, Physician Edward Nasigre Mahama is a Ghanaian medical doctor and politician.

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Albert Adu Boahen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Albert Adu Boahen Politician, Professor Albert Kwadwo Adu Boahen was a Ghanaian academic, historian, and politician. He was an academic at the University of Ghana from 1959 to 1990, since 1971 as a professor. As a politician, he ...more

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George Ayittey is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
George Ayittey Professor, Economist George Ayittey is a Ghanaian economist, author and president of the Free Africa Foundation in Washington DC. He is a professor at American University, and an associate scholar at the Foreign ...more

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Christopher Ameyaw-Akumfi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Christopher Ameyaw-Akumfi Politician, Professor Christopher Ameyaw-Akumfi is a Ghanaian academic and politician. Since 2003, Ameyaw-Akumfi has been the Minister of Education.

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Akua Dansua is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Akua Dansua Journalist Akua Sena Dansua is a Ghanaian journalist and politician. She was the Member of Parliament for North Dayi in Ghana and is currently the Ambassador to Germany.

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Akin Euba is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Akin Euba Akin Euba is a Nigerian composer, musicologist, and pianist.

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Akua Kuenyehia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Akua Kuenyehia Judge, Lawyer Akua Kuenyehia is a Ghanaian lawyer who has been a judge of the International Criminal Court since 2003. She is currently First Vice-President of the Court. She is also one of the only three ...more

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Kwadwo Baah Wiredu is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Kwadwo Baah Wiredu Chartered Accountant, Politician Kwadwo Baah Wiredu was a Ghanaian politician and a chartered accountant. He had been a Member of Parliament in the Parliament of Ghana since January 1997 and had been a minister in the Kufour ...more

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Tsatsu Tsikata is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Tsatsu Tsikata Lawyer Tsatsu Tsikata is a Ghanaian academic and lawyer. He is also a former Chief Executive of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation.

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Nadia Buari is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Nadia Buari Actor Nadia Buari is a Ghanaian actress. She received two nominations for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2007 and 2009.

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Ekwow Spio-Garbrah is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Ekwow Spio-Garbrah Politician Ekow Spio-Garbrah is a Ghanaian diplomat and politician. He is currently Ghana's Minister for Trade and Industry after parliamentary confirmation. He is a former CEO of the Commonwealth ...more

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Peter Nanfuri is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Peter Nanfuri Peter Tenganabang Nanfuri is the Paramount Chief of the Jirapa Traditional Area with the title Naa Ansoleh Ganaa II. He is a former Inspector General of Police in Ghana.

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Edward Salia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Edward Salia Edward Kojo Salia was a Ghanaian Member of Parliament. He was also a member of the National Democratic Congress and was a Minister of State in the Rawlings government.

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John Dramani Mahama is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
John Dramani Mahama Politician John Dramani Mahama is the current President of Ghana. Mahama served as the Vice President of Ghana from 2009 to 2012, and took office as President on 24 July 2012 following the death of his ...more

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Muhammad Mumuni is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Muhammad Mumuni Lawyer Muhammad Mumuni is Ghanaian lawyer and politician. He was reelected to Ghana's Parliament in the 7 December 2012 General Elections, when he won the Kumbungu Seat. Mumuni left parliament in 2004 ...more

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Haruna Iddrisu is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Haruna Iddrisu Barrister Haruna Iddrisu is the Member of Parliament for Tamale South and the Ministry for Employment and Labour Relations in Ghana.

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Kwesi Dickson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Kwesi Dickson Priest, Author Kwesi Abotsia Dickson was a priest, theologian, author and academic. He was the seventh President of the Methodist Church Ghana and a professor at the University of Ghana, Legon.

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Alan John Kyerematen is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Alan John Kyerematen Alan John Kwadwo Kyerematen is a Ghanaian politician. Kyerematen made an attempt at the leadership of the New Patriotic Party in 2007, capturing 32.3% of votes cast. He was first runner-up to ...more

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Mabel Agyemang is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Mabel Agyemang Her Ladyship Mrs. Justice Mabel Maame Agyemang née Banful, is an expert superior court judge who has served in the judiciaries of the Governments of Ghana, The Gambia and Swaziland. She ...more

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Walter Dallas is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Walter Dallas Writer Walter Dallas is a film writer.

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Joe Gidisu is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Joe Gidisu Teacher Joe Kwashie Gidisu is a politician and teacher and the current Minister for Roads and Highways of Ghana.

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Kojo Yankah is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Kojo Yankah Kojo Acquah Yankah is a former Member of Parliament in Ghana. He also served as a Minister of State in the Rawlings government. He is the founder and President of the African University College ...more

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Clement Kofi Humado is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Clement Kofi Humado Clement Kofi Humado is the Member of Parliament for the Anlo constituency in Ghana. He is also a former Minister for Food and Agriculture in Ghana.

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David Ofori-Adjei is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
David Ofori-Adjei David Ofori-Adjei is a prominent Ghananian physician and medical researcher. A graduate of the University of Ghana Medical School and University of Edinburgh he has written 58 original research ...more

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Ken Kanda is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Ken Kanda Diplomat Ken Kanda is a Ghanaian diplomat. He is the Permanent Representative of Ghana to the United Nations.

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Hanna Tetteh is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Hanna Tetteh Politician, Barrister Hanna Serwaa Tetteh is a Ghanaian barrister and politician. She is the current Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ghana. She is also the Member of Parliament for the Awutu-Senya West constituency.

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Lauretta Lamptey is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Lauretta Lamptey Lawyer Lauretta Vivian Lamptey is the Ghanaian Commissioner on Human Rights and Administrative Justice. She is a lawyer and an investment banker.

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Komla Dumor is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Komla Dumor Journalist Komla Afeke Dumor was a Ghanaian journalist who worked for BBC World News and was the main presenter of its programme Focus on Africa.

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Selasee is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Selasee Singer-songwriter Selasee is a World Music/Reggae artist from Ghana who lives in Boulder, Colorado most of the time. Counting Bob Marley and Nat King Cole as inspirations, his music approaches complex and often ...more