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Jerry John Rawlings (J.J.)

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


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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...


Medical advice

Suffering from one of his recurrent bouts of malaria and against medical advice President Jerry John Rawlings insisted on personally addressing inter alia the armed forces the security services and foreign diplomats on the 17th anniversary of the 31st December revolution which brought the military Provisional National Defence Council to power...


The Pinochet factor

Ibrahim Babangida Presidents Gnassingbé Eyadéma and Jerry Rawlings whom they hold responsible for a range of human rights abuses over the past two decades...


Who comes next?

Of the two the NDC stands to lose more because the row over its presidential candidate is a fundamental challenge to the authority of President (and NDC founder) Jerry John Rawlings and his idea of what the party should stand for...


My Arabism tired me out

Gadaffi’s key allies in English-speaking West Africa are Liberia’s Charles Taylor and Ghana’s Jerry Rawlings who have accepted material support but have not been as constant as Gadaffi would like...


Crisis? What crisis?

So there are worries about interest rates still punishingly high at 35 per cent-plus inflation which is still around 20 per cent and economic management ahead of the 2000 elections when military leader-turned-civilian-President Jerry Rawlings is due to step down...


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Lomé out of Lomé

However the absence of neighbouring Ghana was duly noted: President Jerry Rawlings is known to be sympathetic to the defeated candidate Gilchrist Olympio who claims he won the election...


An exit for the militicians

Some more ideological middle-ranking officers frustrated by continuing economic and political mismanagement speak of skipping a generation - forcibly pushing out the current ruling group military and civilian and installing a revolutionary regime modelled on that of Flight Lieutenant Jerry Rawlings in Ghana...


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