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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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Platonically yours

While Mr and Mrs Djentu were held in custody awaiting sentence Amnesty International regarded them as prisoners of conscience Carrying snippets of love trysts and life with the first family in banal detail the Ghana media is embarrassing the ruling National Democratic Congress ahead of December's elections when President Jerry Rawlings (and First Lady Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings) is to stand down after 18 years in power...


As you were

President Jerry Rawlings told a special convention of his National Democratic Congress (NDC) on 29 April: 'When - I am not saying if - when I step down let me assure you that I am not going anywhere...


Turning off the taps

Relations between President Jerry Rawlings' government and the World Bank are at their lowest ebb following the Bank's decision to cancel a US$100 million water project loan because of corruption concerns...


Reverse roles

Compaoré will be carefully watching his southern neighbour Ghana's President Jerry Rawlings who is scheduled to make way for his successor after December's presidential elections...


Tarnished gold

The peaceful march by oppositionists to a rally at Accra sports stadium on 25 November has put the country's wobbly economy back at the political centre-stage and President Jerry John Rawlings' government on the defensive...


Saudi white knight

Though Ohene Kena must have cleared that statement with President Jerry Rawlings he was unceremoniously sacked on 13 October and replaced by Ekwow Spio-Garbrah a close political ally of First Lady Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings: at the same time the government said it hadn't made a decision on Lonmin's bid - to the surprise of Lonmin Chairman Sir John Craven...


Reforming the reformers

Jerry John Rawlings' ruling National Democratic Congress is frenetically purging party ranks and has launched a full-frontal assault on a group of dissident NDC politicians known as the Reform Movement...

And her husband we hear thinks highly of Jerry Rawlings and his help in West African matters...


Down with tariffs

President Jerry Rawlings welcoming French and British Foreign Ministers Hubert Védrine and Robin Cook to Accra on 10 March deplored the ‘Anglo/Franco’ divide in West Africa but both Rawlings and opposition presidential flagbearer in next year’s elections John Kufuor see the franc zone as neo-colonial...


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