Media personality and a former High Commissioner to Namibia and Botswana, Alhaji Harruna Attah, has authored a book on the life of former president John Dramanai Mahama.
The book is in two parts, ‘The Homeland Briefs’ and the ‘Diplomatic Briefs’.
Independent of each other, they are held together by what the author calls the “Mahamarabilia” thread – a word he invented to describe his privileged proximity to the 4th president of the 4th Republic of Ghana.
In the yet-to-be launched 331-page book with the title of ‘Awhene Pa Nkasa. Standing with JDM’, the former Accra Daily Mail managing editor highlights issues “like Dumsor, Gitmo 2, Montie 3, Cheating at Elections, ‘Lying and Blaming it on Mahama’, Destroying friends and Family and much, much more…It also has intellectual discourses on Traditional Governance and the Ballot Box, Kigali (dangers that could be awaiting Ghana in this Election Year), Ebola and Covid-19 and the history of Ghana’s ‘coodetas’ in new lights that would surprise and reveal…
“Parts of the book are devoted entirely to the author’s diplomatic service and reads sometimes like a course book on practical diplomacy and other times like a travelogue with intriguing insights.
“We come across his encounter with a sex change person (man to woman) and how his life was nearly cut short when his official car and ostrich crashed into each other on the highway from Windhoek to Gaborone,” the book said.
“Part Two is so suffused with humour that it is difficult to tell whether he is pulling the reader’s leg or stating facts.”
By Laud Narrety|3news.com|Ghana