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Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings (J.J.)

Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings (J.J.)

Date of Birth: 22/06/1947
Place of Birth: Accra, Gold Coast

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Jobs and corruption dominate election agenda

The other main presidential candidates are: Ivor Kobina Greenstreet, Convention People's Party; Edward Nasigri Mahama, People's National Convention; Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings (wife of former head of state Jerry John Rawlings), National Democratic Party; and Paa Kwesi Nduom, Progressive People's Party...


It’s the contract election

In 1995, reforming Finance Minister Kwesi Botchwey stormed out of President Jerry John Rawlings' National Democratic Congress (NDC) government after he was overruled on a plan for an spending splurge to win the 1996 elections...


The politics of dumsor-dumsor

For older Ghanaians, this mix of IMF deals and power cuts is a reminder of the early 1980s when Flight Lieutenant Jerry Rawlings and his acolytes struggled to turn around the economy after a decade of inept and corrupt military regimes...

The wizard of Accra

Although the bid by the challenger, Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings, wife of former President John Jerry Rawlings, failed grimly, the move led to her defection from the NDC and growing worries about the party leadership...

The vote on trial

A third NDC group is residually loyal to its founder, ex-President Jerry John Rawlings...

How the parties judge the judges

Who’s who on the Supreme Court panel • William Anaam Atuguba, Chairman, from Upper East Region, was appointed to the Court in 1996 by Jerry John Rawlings, then President...

Blé Goudé arrested

It also suggests that newly elected President Mahama is breaking decisively with ex-President Jerry Rawlings, who favoured close ties with Gbagbo’s allies...

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John Dramani Mahama

Mahama stood for the Bole/Bamboi constituency for the National Democratic Congress in the 1996 elections and President Jerry John Rawlings appointed him Deputy Communications Minister the following year...

The Mahama factor

Internal party polling suggested Mahama should try hard to woo the former President and NDC founder, Jerry John Rawlings, who had been a trenchant critic of Mills...

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