Former president John Mahama has met popular American civil rights activist, Reverend Jesse Jackson, in the US.
Rev. Jackson and his family hosted Mahama in their home in Chicago.
YEN.com.gh understands that Mahama wined and dined and chatted excitedly with Rev. Jackson's family.
The former president beamed with smiles as he engaged his American hosts in discussions of mutual interest.
Mahama and Rev. Jackson then discussed global issues that includded promoting peace and justice across the world and improving the lives of Africans.
Mahama, who was joined at the dinner by his special aide, Joyce Bawa Mogtari, is in Chicago to deliver a series of lectures at the University of Chicago, the Chicago State University and the Northwestern University.
He will also interact with the Ghanaian Community in the Chicago area and meet other groups.
YEN.com.gh reported earlier that over the weekend, Mahama was in Boston, where he addressed the African Development Conference 2017 at the Harvard University and also interacted with students at the Boston University and MIT.
Our report indicated that Mahama's popularity has soared in the US and that American universities are chasing him with top appointments.
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