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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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Of rice and rings

An interesting footnote to tales of corruption during the reign of President Jerry Rawlings is offered by the case of Juliet Cotton convicted on 17 June by a federal jury in Atlanta United States of colluding with members of Rawlings's government to dupe Ghana of over US$20 million (AC Vol 42 No 8)...


Murder in Yendi

He has strong links to the Abdulai family and is an old enemy of ex-President Jerry John Rawlings...


Grabbing at growth

Yet it sends two powerful signals to President John Agyekum Kufuor's government: it must re-think its security system which may be more liberal but is also sloppier than that of Kufuor's martial predecessor Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings...


Busy Presidents

Kufuor's New Patriotic Party still keeps a wary eye on former leader Jerry Rawlings who finds life out of power too difficult...


No shine on gold

Jerry John Rawlings the outgoing President paid lip-service to the private sector during his 19-year rule but bequeathed a bad hand to Kufuor...

However as cases drag on through the courts bad policies are being blamed as widely as corruption for the economic collapse under Jerry Rawlings...


Going private against the grain

Apart from pacifying the activists Kufuor needs to show that his government will not use the sell-off as a source of political patronage and party funding - the sins of which Jerry Rawlings and his party stand accused...


On Blaise's trail

Eyadéma's former neighbour ex-President Jerry Rawlings currently a United Nations goodwill ambassador on health issues may faces charges of human rights abuses in Ghana's soon to be convened truth and reconciliation commission...


Reality checks

Kufuor is steeped in the Danquah-Busia tradition and was described as a political prince-in-waiting after nearly two decades of rule by Jerry Rawlings...


Ole Kufuor!

As a row simmered over security for former President Jerry John Rawlings President John Kufuor jetted off to speak at the African Development Bank's 29-31 May meeting in Valencia Spain and to meet Prime Minister José Maria Aznar...

Kufuor was unfazed by the political row at home sparked after his New Patriotic Party-led government insisted that Jerry Rawlings' 24 security guards drawn from the 64th Battalion or commandos should be replaced by 12 armed officers from the Ghana police force...


A hundred days of Kufuor

No one can blame President John Agyekum Kufuor for the economic chaos he inherited on 7 January when he took over from Jerry John Rawlings...


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