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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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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...


Judging Jerry

In 1982 a few months after Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings successfully staged a coup three High Court judges and an army officer were brutally murdered and their bodies incompetently burned...


Strong scent

Private investigators have been hired to trace government assets allegedly stolen by top NDC officials but no prosecutions have ensued leaving the public to conclude that the Kufuor government wanted the information only for its election campaign or that the claims of grand corruption against the regime of Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings can't be proven...

The NRC's final report due in September will deal mainly with complaints about previous governments under ex-President Jerry Rawlings...


Politics get crude

After serving for a decade as an energy advisor to the previous government of Flight Lieutenant Jerry Rawlings Wereko-Brobby formed his own party the United Ghana Movement and ran against President John Agyekum Kufuor in the 2000 elections...


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