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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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MTN, militants and share claims

At the centre of the legal row in Ghana is Richmond Nana Aggrey a pioneering Ghanaian telecoms entrepreneur and chief in the Central Region who was regarded as a political opponent by former President Jerry John Rawlings...


As sweet as chocolate

The other consultancy is Zuloga founded by Jeannine Ollo-Servat which is creating a culture and art space in Beijing but failed to attract its desired keynote speaker Ghana's former military ruler and President Jerry John Rawlings to its inaugural galas in April...


A rough beginning

The battle for Tamale Nearby Tamale the biggest city in northern Ghana and the ‘Gateway to the Sahel’ has been a particularly tense battleground for the main parties since the NPP lost the last of the city’s three seats to Inusah Fuseini a member of the personal legal team of Jerry John Rawlings the former President and NDC founder...

Jerry Rawlings raised the stakes by blaming senior figures in the NPP for the Ya Na’s gruesome murder and for failing to find and prosecute the culprits...


Running mates

His father the late Alhaji Mumuni Bawumia was a founding member of the United Party from which the NPP was eventually created but accepted an appointment by Jerry Rawlings' government to become a member of the Council of State...


Presidents and lawyers

Even his opponents concede that Tsatsu Tsikata is a gifted lawyer whose ties with ex-President Jerry John Rawlings have kept him at the centre of Ghana's bitter political battles...


The departed return

The four left the NDC in protest at the way its founder ex-President Jerry John Rawlings personally chose Mills as his successor in the 2000 elections after which Mills lost to Kufuor...


Trouble at Mills's

The row over Mahama has exposed the battle for control of the NDC - between Mills and Nana and her ex-President husband Jerry John Rawlings...

Mahama is a northern Christian while Mould-Iddrisu a lawyer with the Commonwealth Secretariat is married to Alhaji Iddrisu Mahama a former Defence Minister and loyal aide to Jerry Rawlings throughout his 19 years as head of state in 1981-2001...


Jollies and jets

In the 2000 presidential elections the row over how former military leader Flight Lieutenant Jerry Rawlings raised US$16 million for a 14-seat Gulfstream G11 jet may have cost Rawling's National Democratic Congress (NDC) the election...


Show time for the spooks

Poku's own politics are obscure: he has worked under several different regimes but went into exile after Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings organised his second coup on 31 December 1981...


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