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Jerry John Rawlings (J.J.)

Date of Birth: 22 June 1947
Place of Birth: Accra, Gold Coast


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Midterm blues and red lines

Other groupings such as the Nkrumahist bloc of small parties offer little challenge to the NPP and NDC but there are suggestions that the NDC founder and former President Jerry Rawlings is about to form a new party with disgruntled colleagues...


Mahama wants a replay

Leftist Augustus 'Goosie' Tanoh has rejoined the party and had some backing from former President Jerry John Rawlings but lacks a broad enough base in the party...


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...

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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...

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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...


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