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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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Money-go-round

Forces loyal to ex-President Jerry John Rawlings are battling it out with supporters of former Attorney General and Foreign Minister Obed Asamoah...


Nervy neighbours

Ghana's Ewe fervently back their own Jerry John Rawlings ex-President and (somewhat faded) star of the National Democratic Congress...


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Not a good start

Kufuor had engineered a rapprochement with Eyadéma after tensions caused by close ties between Kufuor's predecessor Jerry Rawlings and opposition leader Gilchrist Olympio...


Peace, or else

Many of ex-President Jerry John Rawlings' colleagues notably party Chairman Obed Asamoah blame him for the National Democratic Congress defeat on 7 December by John Agyekum Kufuor's New Patriotic Party (NPP)...


Now for the hard work

Troops were also deployed in Ketu district of Volta Region most of whose Ewe-speaking people remain loyal to ex-President Jerry John Rawlings and his NDC...


Talk of the towns

As the NDC's share of the vote and of seats in Parliament has declined with every election since 1992 ex-President Jerry John Rawlings has admitted that this election represents 'a last chance' for the NDC to win power...


Smelling an elephant

The presidential candidate had dithered over naming a running mate until at the last minute ex-President Jerry Rawlings the party's founder intervened...


Caution, democrats at work

The NDC presidential candidate John Atta Mills who was damaged in 2000 by his closeness to the former military leader Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings is trying to show more independence...


HIPC Junction

As in 2000 these will presumably be Kufuor and Professor John Evans Atta-Mills who was Vice-President in Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings's NDC government of 1997-2001...


Registration rumpus

The Electoral Commission's exclusive right to issue national identity cards derives not from the constitution but from a 1993 Act passed after the opposition had boycotted elections that led to a parliament dominated by Jerry Rawlings's National Democratic Congress (NDC)...

Light relief arrived however when the volatile ex-President Jerry John Rawlings touring the constituencies became involved in a fracas with one of his younger critics a cellular phone technician...


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