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Ghana

Jerry John Rawlings (J.J.)

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


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Close call

President Jerry Rawlings is far more popular than his ruling National Democratic Congress; the opposition 'Great Alliance' has been running only since August and is short of money...


Abacha's agbada

West Africa's civilianising military tradition has been established by Ghana' s Jerry Rawlings Niger' s Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara and Gambia' s Y ahya Jammeh all of whose governments have been recipients of Nigerian largesse...


Dodging democracy

Jammeh shows signs of emulating Ghana's Jerry Rawlings with plans to recreate himself as civilian leader after tilting the state and constitutional apparatus in his favour...


To Boutros or not

Washington's offered support for an African candidate for the UN post as well as Liberia was on the agenda at the impromptu talks between Jerry Rawlings and General Sani Abacha on 2 July...


Together against Jerry 

However party members are demanding an effective alliance against President Jerry Rawlings and his National Democratic Congress in the 10 December legislative and presidential elections...


Asylum? No, thanks

If things are not settled we hear the Ecowas Chairman Ghana's President Jerry Rawlings may recommend to its annual summit in August that its peacekeeping force should pull out...


Out of control

Boley was in Ghana and in touch with officials there but was unable to reach President Jerry Rawlings the Ecowas Chairman...


Last chance alliance

Articulate persuasive and wealthy; for many Kwame Pianim seemed the best candidate the opposition could put up against Jerry Rawlings in this year's presidential election...


Big sister's olive branch

This presents Maada Bio with a way out: accept the RUF ceasefire offer (previously it had demanded that Guinean and Nigerian troops leave the country) and start talks in a third country perhaps Jerry Rawlings' Ghana where Maada Bio stopped over last week...


A look ahead

After almost 15 years in power President Jerry Rawlings' fortunes are beginning to turn (see Feature)...


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