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Ghana

Jerry John Rawlings (J.J.)

Date of Birth: 22 June 1947
Place of Birth: Accra
Died: 12 November 2020


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Ole Kufuor!

As a row simmered over security for former President Jerry John Rawlings President John Kufuor jetted off to speak at the African Development Bank's 29-31 May meeting in Valencia Spain and to meet Prime Minister José Maria Aznar...

Kufuor was unfazed by the political row at home sparked after his New Patriotic Party-led government insisted that Jerry Rawlings' 24 security guards drawn from the 64th Battalion or commandos should be replaced by 12 armed officers from the Ghana police force...


A hundred days of Kufuor

No one can blame President John Agyekum Kufuor for the economic chaos he inherited on 7 January when he took over from Jerry John Rawlings...


Brief honeymoon

Supporters of Kufuor's New Patriotic Party and the formerly ruling National Democratic Congress (itself an outgrowth of a military regime) said it was hypocritical of Kufuor to celebrate Eyadéma's coup but condemn ex-President Jerry Rawlings's insistence that his coups of 4 June 1979 and 31 December 1981 should be marked...


The centre isn't holding

The best security system a Ghanaian diplomat said during the handover by ex-military leader Jerry Rawlings to Kufuor is good government...


Jobs for Jak

Outgoing President Jerry Rawlings is trying to negotiate a further six months' stay in his official residence at the Castle a slave fort in central Accra...


View of the Volta

The sub-text of this election - that it is a handover from the last vestiges of military rule as President Jerry John Rawlings prepares to bow out - further complicates matters...


My country right and left

President Jerry Rawlings and the National Democratic Congress won electoral success in 1992 and 1996 partly by borrowing from both the Nkrumahists and Danquahists and setting up spoiler parties claiming loyalty to one or other tradition...


The calabash bubbles

In the third Ghana's presidential and parliamentary elections scheduled for the second week of December should signal the final handover from the military era of Flight Lieutenant Jerry Rawlings to his civilian successor...


Racist rage

After weeks of violence in which 100 of them were killed Ghana's President Jerry Rawlings flew to Libya on 7 October to bring home 238 Ghanaians...


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