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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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Politicking after the mourning

Mahama's main opponents former President Jerry John Rawlings and his wife Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings were in Congo-Brazzaville attending the launch of a business magazine...

Now Nana and Jerry Rawlings are linked to the formation of a rival the National Democratic Party (whose flag bears a close resemblance to that of the NDC)...

One solution may be to reappoint Jerry Rawlings as special representative although his United Nations ambassadorial appointments have turned out badly...


The founder's fury

The National Democratic Congress government is reeling from a fusillade of abuse by the party’s founder ex-President Jerry John Rawlings who describes the people around President John Atta Mills as ‘traitors’...

At the 20th anniversary last week of the 31st December Women’s Movement led by Nana Konadu Jerry Rawlings spoke of a ‘culture of political selfishness greed thievery and ingratitude at the presidency...


It's Woyome time

Mould-Idrissu a former close ally of Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings and her husband ex-President Jerry John Rawlings switched to Mills when he faced a challenge from Nana Konadu for the NDC leadership in July (AC Vol 52 No 15 A Mills bomb for Rawlings)...


Great expectations

She and her husband ex-President Jerry John Rawlings accuse Mills’s government of corruption and of alienating traditional supporters...

Outsiders on the NDC ticket for the first time are Jerry Rawlings’s fierce critic Major Kojo Boakye-Djan and Emelia Arthur Deputy Minister for the Western Region close to the offshore oil-fields...


A Mills bomb for Rawlings

Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings wife of ex-President Jerry John Rawlings the National Democratic Congress founder timed her bid badly...

Jerry Rawlings’s ‘probity and accountability’ slogan is over 30 years old...

Currently Jerry Rawlings who has been in Mogadishu this week trying to raise support for famine relief is the African Union Special Envoy to Somalia which will keep him busy...

Jerry Rawlings told the party congress: ‘This may be the last time I will address you I don’t know if I will ever get the opportunity again...


Parallel lines

Nana Rawlings’s campaign centres on her leadership of the 31 December Women’s Movement and her family’s standing: her husband and former President Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings is recognised as the founder of the NDC...


All for the sake of the party

The main challenger is Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings wife of Jerry John Rawlings...

The launch of the FONKAR campaign on 4 May was well attended and the crowd was brought to its feet by Jerry Rawlings’s promise to make another of his ‘boom’ speeches on 4 June the anniversary of his 1979 coup d’état...

Jerry Rawlings has described these people as ‘traitors’; followers of the opposition NPP flagbearer Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo are merely ‘enemies’...

Many believe FONKAR’s accusation that the Mills team has bought up local party leaders by-passing the ‘foot soldiers’ (party cadres local assembly members and party organisers) who formed the bedrock of the NDC’s electoral victories in 1992 and 1996 when Jerry Rawlings was its flagbearer...


Oil and optimism

Ex-President and party founder Jerry John Rawlings who hand-picked his then Vice-President John Atta Mills as his successor in 1999 has been leading a campaign known as ‘You take your government and I’ll take my party...


Burning passions

A bizarre series of fires at government buildings has led to a whispering campaign reminiscent of the spate of brutal murders before the 2000 election campaign which Flight Lieutenant (Retired) Jerry Rawlings had claimed were organised to damage the then National Democratic Congress (NDC) government...


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