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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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Don't praise the lord

There are parallels with Ghana where few believed Flight Lieutenant Jerry Rawlings the military leader turned civilian president would go quietly after two decades in power...


I'm Sam, fly me

Taking over in early 2001 Jonah had to be seen to abandon the strategy followed by former Chief Executive Officer Emmanuel Quartey who was appointed under President Jerry Rawlings...


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...


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