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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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Living dangerously

The latest state television advert in Nigeria celebrates the achievements of great military leaders who have pulled their countries back from the brink of disaster: men such as George Washington Charles de Gaulle Jerry Rawlings and yes President Suharto...


A diplomatic coup

Closer to home Ghana's President Jerry Rawlings and Gambia's Yahya Jammeh have publicly approved...


Finding flagbearers

The best chance for the ruling National Democratic Congress to win the election in 2000 would be to find a way to put up incumbent President Jerry John Rawlings for a third term...

Other than Jerry Rawlings and Atta-Mills the frontrunner for the NDC ticket is First Lady Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings whose political standing has been boosted by a cluster of well- financed extra-governmental (rather than non-governmental) organisations such as the 31 December Women's Movement (31 DWM) and the Verandah Boys (with its Nkrumaist echoes) organised by Faustina Nelson a Nana Konadu acolyte...


Zero tolerance

Car thefts at gun-point a high-speed chase through the streets of Accra on a hot Sunday afternoon live commentary on the car-chase on local radio a track-suited President Jerry Rawlings joining the hunt and finally a suspect arrested in a stolen car...


Big men, big countries, big hopes

While he doesn't face a regional alliance against him of the sort that ousted Mobutu Sese Seko regional governments view his military regime with a mixture of frustration and alarm; they (including new friends such as Ghana's President Jerry Rawlings and Liberia's Charles Taylor) regard its project to oust Koroma as perverse costly and likely to end in fiasco...


Pax Nigeriana

It was Ghana's Jerry Rawlings who then sought support especially from Nigeria for an intervention force to evacuate non-Liberian West Africans trapped in the conflict...


Enunciations from Edinburgh

Abuja's chief allies in this were Ghana's President Jerry Rawlings and Gambian President Yahya Jammeh both of whom were visited by Gen...


A dictator returns

The governments in Kampala and Kigali keep in touch with Sassou though Gadaffi Mandela and President Jerry Rawlings; and the USA has a strong presence in Angola...


Not so accountable

President Jerry John Rawlings' government is increasingly coming under public attack after a spate of financial controversies...


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