World Lens — Week in Review: July 26

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  • Ghana’s President John Atta Mills dies at age 68
  • British newspaper The Voice was granted access to the 2012 Olympic games.
  • Oprah Winfrey visits India
  • Nine Ivorian women sentenced over genital mutilation
  • Haitians sue U.S. Catholic school over sexual abuse
  • Caribbean nations send 300 delegates to AIDS 2012
  • Cuba’s cancels carnival parades over cholera outbreak
  • Holy month of Ramadan begins
  • Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir
  • America’s religious right touts anti-gay laws in Africa
  • Drug-resistant AIDS poses an increased threat

Ghana’s President John Atta Mills Dies at Age 68

John Atta Mills, president of Ghana, died Tuesday, just days after celebrating his 68th birthday. Following his death, Vice President John Mahama was swiftly inaugurated as president.  (Photo: AP Photo/Christian Thompson)

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